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

February 14, 2020

The Great Plains box drill legacy continues with a new line of min-till folding box drills, the BD7600 Series. The new drills are offered in two-section and three-section models in sizes ranging from 26' to 40'. Chris Coleman, Great Plains Engineering Manager, says, “The BD7600 is an exciting development for the product line that launched the Great Plains story with its original 30-foot folding full press drill over 40 years ago.

July 30, 2019

For producers who are looking for top-of-the-line planter accuracy but want to get back to the basics, Great Plains has developed the new PL5700 front-fold planters. “The new PL5700 has been purposefully-developed for 30" rows, which will provide more opportunities for us to reach the corn belt,” says Rye DeGarmo, Vice President of Great Plains Engineering.

July 30, 2019

Now available in smaller sizes, the Great Plains 7000 Series Disk Harrow delivers reliable, quality conventional tillage in a highly competitive disk harrow market. With new 10', 12', and 15' working widths, sizes are available up to 36' to fit a variety of operations.

July 30, 2019

Great Plains has developed a hybrid tillage solution called the Velocity. The Velocity combines some of the positive aspects of vertical tillage, while maintaining similar features of a conventional disk, resulting in a new classification in the Great Plains product line called hybrid tillage.

July 30, 2019

For tillage producers who are looking for new ways to maximize efficiency and make data-driven decisions about their fields, Great Plains has released a new technology called Implement Command™. Available on new 18' to 35' Turbo-Maxes, Implement Command allows producers to make active decisions and on-the-go, real-time field adjustments to improve yields and soil health. For user comfort and convenience, this system allows producers to set, adjust, and monitor the performance of their Turbo-Max right from the tractor cab.

June 26, 2019

With recent federal regulations in the United States recognizing industrial hemp as an agricultural product, farmers have gained considerable interest in the crop. For hemp growers, the cost of seed is a large expense and seeds must be planted under optimum agronomic conditions. Great Plains has developed specially-designed hemp seed discs for its PL Series and Yield-Pro® Planters to achieve precise seed placement and help meet the needs of today’s industrial hemp growers.