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The following are Great Plains news items, sorted in descending order by date.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains customers know and appreciate the reputation for high-quality and innovative products. Great Plains has partnered with Kverneland to offer U.S. farmers one of the world’s most robust and reliable plow lines. Great Plains introduced the Kverneland plow lineup at the Great Plains National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains is pleased to offer the Exacta TL GEOspread 3900 by Kverneland through its network of U.S. dealers. The Exacta TL GEOspread 3900 fertilizer spreader provides quick, accurate section control through a center-flow spreading system. Great Plains debuted the spreader at its 2018 National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains is pleased to introduce the PL5500—an 8-row planter that transports under 10' wide and easily fits in tight spaces. With its simple, wing-fold design, the PL5500 is perfect for farmers who need a planter that is compact during transport. Great Plains debuted the PL5500 at the Great Plains National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains is pleased to introduce a planter designed with operator experience and profitability in mind—the PL5800. The PL5800 provides farmers with precise planting and excellent seed-to-soil contact for uniform emergence. Great Plains debuted the PL5800 at the Great Plains National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines.

August 10, 2018

For growers who require an implement capable of handling a large amount of acreage, Great Plains has released a new air drill cart, the ADC2352. The air drill cart features two, 175-bushel tanks, for a total seeding capacity of 350 bushel. For maximum efficiency, the two tanks can be run simultaneously or independently, allowing producers to accurately meter and apply a wide range of seeds and dry products.

August 10, 2018

To meet peanut producers’ needs for an accurate and versatile planter, Great Plains has developed a planter optimized for peanut planting that will be released in Fall 2018. The new Peanut Planter (YP625A3PP) offers peanut producers specialized peanut discs designed to accurately meter all sizes of peanut varieties, while also having multiple seed discs that are easily changed to plant other crops, such as corn or soybeans.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains Manufacturing–Ag Division announced that it will now serve as the distributor for select Kverneland Group (KVG) products in the United States, specifically Kverneland tillage equipment, Vicon disc spreaders, and all parts support for any seeding and tillage products previously sold. For over 40 years, Great Plains has been recognized as an industry-leading manufacturer of tillage, seeding, and nutrient application equipment, while providing dealers and customers with dedicated parts, service and product support.

August 10, 2018

Great Plains introduces the exclusive Ultra-Disk™, a fresh tillage solution that will allow farmers to slice through high-residue field conditions at higher operating speeds than conventional disks. The Ultra-Disk is equipped with 24-inch blades and higher clearance between gangs, along with shorter front-to-rear gang spreads to maintain consistent depth across the entire width of the machine. Great Plains debuted the Ultra-Disk at the Great Plains National Dealer Meeting in Des Moines.

May 31, 2018

Following the tradition of providing excellent dealer and customer support, the Great Plains Ag Division has restructured the sales regions to better serve its dealer network and its customers. Effective immediately, Great Plains has increased the number of sales regions from two to four regions. The plan for restructuring includes an expansion of regional sales managers, product specialists, and inside sales support. Dan Bratt, former National Sales Manager, has been promoted to Vice President of Sales.

Blake Bergkamp
February 01, 2018

Great Plains Manufacturing is pleased to welcome Blake Bergkamp as the Sales Agronomist for the Ag Division. Bergkamp grew up near Pretty Prairie, Kansas, and later attended Kansas State University where he received a degree in Agricultural Economics. In 2017, Bergkamp earned his MS degree in Agronomy, also from Kansas State.