Hagie Mfg has partnered with Fennig Equipment to bring their customers the Hagie Commodity Delivery System (CDS). This innovative solution allows a self-propelled applicator the ability to perform full season dry fertilizer, nutrient and cover crop inter-seeding applications.
The Hagie Commodity Delivery System was created to work with the Cover Crop Interseeder (CCI) line for STS series sprayers. A pressurized dry application system, stainless steel metering system and application specific distribution towers extends the capability of the equipment. The system also maximizes versatility with its ability to apply denser seed mixtures at high rates and take up to a 90 foot swath.
“We introduced our FE4R system to Hagie Mfg. to help streamline the highboy concept of applying cover crops and dry fertilizer on a 90’ boom. This system is well designed and expands the capabilities of the Hagie unit by allowing the farmer to utilize it not only as a multifaceted liquid product delivery system, but also a dry delivery system. It allows a variety of cover crop and dry fertilizer applications throughout the season, with a section control meter and a pressurized tank, they team up to bring the customer the best cover crop and dry fertilizer system on the market,” states Gary Fennig, Fennig Equipment.
Clients utilizing the Hagie Commodity Delivery System have seen capabilities with various applications including 100 lbs. of Cereal Rye at 8 mph., 120 lbs. Potash/MAP mix at a 6-7 mph. range, along with 20 lbs. Annual Ryegrass applied at 14 mph. Operating at a 50% field efficiency, clients can experience a 20 acre per hour productivity increase when utilizing the Hagie Commodity Delivery System as a result of the expanded application abilities and boom width.
With up to 90’ spread widths and unparalleled six section product control, the Hagie Commodity Delivery System is compatible with 2007 and newer model STS sprayers. Manufactured by Fennig Equipment, with distribution and installation performed by Hagie Mfg., the system includes a 140 cubic foot pressurized tank, six outlet stainless steel metering system, and is equipped with a scale that can be upgraded to an ISO interface. Equipped with air cylinders that hook in with precision rate controllers, growers are able to utilize sectional control with applications. The applicator carries a two year warranty on new Hagie sprayers and a one year warranty on pre-owned Hagie models.
“A trend toward more intensive management has led producers to include cover crops into their crop production strategies. This large capacity applicator is coupled with new precision options, making it a premier tool in cover crop application,” adds Newt Lingenfelter, Senior Product Manager. “Additionally, the ability to perform dry fertilizer application in standing crops leads to optimum machine utilization for the Hagie owner.”