Working in conjunction with Stine Seed Company, Calmer Corn Heads is taking narrow rows to new measurements.
Calmer's 12-inch row corn head will allow corn growers to push plant populations well past 40,000 seeds per acre while maintaining adequate space. Company officials say the 12-inch corn head will retail for around $7,500 per row.
Increased plant populations are shown to make better use of soil moisture and nutrients as well as combat weeds once the crop canopy is established.
For more information, contact Calmer Corn Heads, Alpha, Ill., at (309) 629-9000.
By "clicking" here, you've indicated an interest in the latest in agricultural technology, and we'd like to provide you with even more of What's New in the power-tech industry. To receive our bi-weekly e-newsletter on trends and developments in machinery and ag technology click here POWERIRON to join thousands of readers who receive our updates free of charge every other week.
For Willie Vogt's observations about the growth of technology in our industry, be sure to visit his FARMER IRON column.
In addition, if you have interest in livestock technology be sure to visit www.beefproducer.com for news and views and new products related to beef cattle and the beef industry.
And, there's always something new going on at our world-class show sites: