Friday, 05 August 2022 08:25

One-pass, four-row planting

Written by  Mark Daniel
Grimme's GL420 Exacta potato planter offers four-row planting in 90cm row widths. Grimme's GL420 Exacta potato planter offers four-row planting in 90cm row widths.

The latest version of root crop specialist Grimme’s GL420 Exacta potato planter offers four-row planting in 90cm row widths.

Like the previous two, four, six and eight-row cup planter options, the GL420 offers accurate tuber placement with variable rate control. This allows the machine to cover the ground quickly.

Including the latest Grimme i-Systems technology, the Clever Planting system calculates the optimum planting space to maximise yield. It also has Section Control that automatically turns off the planting elements in the headlands and tramlines to help save seed, time and money.

The GL420 Exacta combination planter also includes integrated soil cultivation thanks to a GR360 hook tine tiller. Infurrow chemical treatments are also possible as Grimme has included dedicated liquid and granular applicators for tuber dressing and soil treatment.

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