The following are Great Plains news items, sorted in descending order by date.
April 12, 2021
In an effort to provide producers more tillage solutions, Great Plains has recently introduced a new 22ˈ model to the existing Ultra-Disk product line. Previously offered in 26ˈ, 30ˈ, and 33ˈ models, the Ultra-Disk is designed to slice through high-residue field conditions at higher operating speeds than conventional disks.
April 12, 2021
Great Plains Mfg. continues to offer innovative solutions to help producers, including additional features to the newly-released BD7600 box drill. The BD7600 was released in early 2020 at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Kentucky. New in 2021, Great Plains is now offering the BD7600 with a hydraulic drive option for the split-box configurations, giving producers full on-the-go variable-rate capabilities.
February 09, 2021
Great Plains is continuing to expand its hybrid tillage lineup, offering a new solution for producers called the Qualidisc. The Qualidisc is a versatile, high-speed disk that can be used for both fall and spring applications. James Shurts, Great Plains Product Manager, said, “The Qualidisc is a flexible hybrid tillage tool that provides sizing and weed control in the fall, then can be used to incorporate residue and level the seedbed in the spring – especially after wintering stalks.”
September 11, 2020
Great Plains continues to expand its highly-successful PL-Series family of planters. Launched in 2018, the PL-Series planters were developed to provide accurate and consistent seed singulation, spacing, depth control, soil contact, and trench closing – all leading to even emergence and increased crop yields for producers. Models in the PL-Series include the PL5500, PL5700, PL5800, and most recently, the PL5200.
September 02, 2020
Great Plains has recently developed a new solution in its hybrid tillage line-up – the Terra-Max. Great Plains defines hybrid tillage as a tillage system that uses a blend of vertical and conventional tillage methods or tools that allow for an aggressive field pass at faster operating speeds. Named “Terra”, meaning “Earth,” the Terra-Max is a versatile soil management solution that can be used as primary and secondary tillage to address a wide variety of needs from killing weeds and sizing residue to preparing a perfect seedbed.