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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SALINA, KS – To accommodate the needs of today’s large acreage farmers, Great Plains is expanding its line of heavy-duty chisel plows with a new Ultra-Chisel™ model. Ranging from 39 to 45 feet wide, the new five-section Ultra-Chisel offers wider working widths than the original models, which were released in 2015.
“We are proud to introduce the five-section Ultra-Chisels in 2016, which offer a wide working width in the field, along with narrow road transport,” said Great Plains Vice President of Sales Mike Cleveland.
The Ultra-Chisel features a rocking bolster system on the center rockshaft to provide even, steady depth control in changing field conditions. With 900 lb. trip force, these machines are ideal for tillage in the 8-inch depth range.
“The rocking bolster system provides consistent depth control in undulating field conditions,” said Cleveland. “It gives the Ultra-Chisel unmatched depth uniformity on a large tillage tool in the chisel marketplace today.”
The Ultra-Chisel is designed to completely till the entire 6- to 8-inch soil profile and, in many cases, eliminate the need for a follow-up pass prior to the seedbed preparation pass. Several point options are available, depending on the operator’s goals and field conditions.
To create a vertically-tilled soil environment, the Ultra-Chisel can be equipped with 7-inch wing points, specially designed to create total fracture across the entire profile instead of only leaving slots in the soil. Alternatively, large 12- or 16-inch cultivator sweeps can be used for deep tillage and weed control. Optional rear-leveling attachments include a five-bar high-residue spike harrow, a three-bar heavy coil tine, or a combination of harrows with a finishing reel.
To learn more about the new five-section Ultra-Chisel or other Great Plains products, visit the company’s website at www.GreatPlainsAg.com.
About Great Plains
Great Plains Manufacturing, founded in 1976, employs over 1,400 people worldwide. It encompasses five divisions: Great Plains Ag, which manufactures seedbed preparation, nutrient application, and seed placement equipment, and other farm implements; Land Pride, which manufactures grounds maintenance tools such as mowers, rototillers, rotary cutters, and dirt-working equipment; Great Plains International, which sells the company’s products worldwide; Great Plains Trucking, which operates a nationwide fleet of flatbed trucks; and Great Plains Acceptance Corporation, which finances the company’s products. Great Plains Mfg., Inc., is headquartered in Salina, Kansas.
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