Latest Updates from Kinze at #NAFB16

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Audio, Kinze, NAFB

Kinze had big things happening in 2016.  They recently introduced the new seed meter test stand, a tech-based support system that gives feedback on the performance of seed meters.  Phillip Jennings took the time to give me an update on the product at last week’s National Association of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk event. “Bring your meters into your local Kine … Read More

Kinze Realigns Company Leadership

Kelly MarshallAgribusiness, Company Announcement, Equipment, Kinze

Times change, and Kinze Manufacturing is changing with them.  For 51 years the company has been a leader in the manufacturing of grain carts and planter, and now have announced a shift within their own leadership.  Company founder Jon Kinzenbaw will be moving into the role of CEO and Chairman of the Board, while Kinzenbaw’s daughter, Susie Kinzenbaw Veatch moves … Read More

Kinze Celebrates 50 Years of Innovation And Looks Forward

Taylor TruckeyAudio, Equipment, Kinze, NAFB

Kinze is celebrating a long history of innovative projects over the last 50 years, and is keeping an innovative agenda for future products. Mike Gryp, District Manager for Kinze Manufacturing, spoke with us while at Trade Talk about what sets Kinze apart, and the exciting projects they’re working on to offer growers currently. Jon Kinzenbaw, President and CEO of Kinze, … Read More

NINJA Row Cleaner Added to Planter Pro Lineup

Taylor TruckeyEquipment, John Deere, Kinze, Tillage

The new NINJA Row Cleaner has been added to Ag Focus’ Planter Pro row cleaner line to handle the toughest residue and further reduce any row unit bounce. “We developed the NINJA by listening to our customers – their experiences and suggestions,” says Bruce Freed, AgFocus product manager. “We combined our patented trailing arm with pneumatic adjustment with sharpened, intersecting … Read More

Kinze Commemorates 50 Years of Innovation

John DavisAgribusiness, Equipment, Kinze

What started 50 years ago in a small welding shop in Ladora, Iowa, has grown into a half-century of innovation, as Kinze Manufacturing celebrates how the company has grown into a recognized technology leader and innovator of planters for row-crop production and grain auger carts. Kinze Manufacturing recognized its milestone anniversary with an open-to-the-public exhibit of [founder] Jon Kinzenbaw’s collection … Read More

Kinze Offers Conversions Meters

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Kinze

Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. is introducing the option to convert EdgeVac meters to 4000 Series Vacuum meters. This conversion allows for superior agronomic performance with singulation accuracy up to 99%+ and accurate seed spacing and population. Kinze is releasing two kinds of conversion kits, the conventional hopper conversion kit and the bulk fill hopper conversion kit, which are available for planter … Read More

Kinze Presents Kinze Cash™ Planter Sales Event

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Equipment, Kinze, Planting

Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. announced Kinze Cash™ Planter Sales Event, giving farmers multiple ways to save on planter purchases. The sales event runs from February 9, 2015 to March 31, 2015 and offers farmers the following savings options: – 0% interest for 36 months and up to $12,500 cash rebate (based on planter model and model year) – Up to $25,000 … Read More

Kinze Adds Features to Autonomous Harvest System

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Harvesting, Kinze

Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. continues progress on the world’s first large-scale, truly autonomous row-crop solution, with three farmers successfully using the system and testing new functionality in fields throughout Illinois this fall. Based on feedback from farmers testing the system since 2012, Kinze added new functionality this year, including the ability to run multiple combines and autonomous carts in the field … Read More

Kinze & Raven Partner on Next Generation Planter Solutions

Jamie JohansenAgribusiness, Kinze, Planting, Raven

Kinze® Manufacturing, Inc. announces a partnership with Raven Industries to develop a standalone monitor solution for the Kinze 4900 series planter. With this new monitor, Kinze and Raven have partnered to develop the software and its integration with the planter, with the goal of eliminating reliance on ISOBUS and other manufacturers’ software. “Offering our own monitor will make for a … Read More

Kinze Electric Multi-Hybrid Planter Progress

Cindy ZimmermanEquipment, Kinze, Planting

Kinze® Manufacturing is reporting progress this season on the “world’s first electric multi-hybrid planter.” According to Kinze, six multi-hybrid planters were successfully used for planting this spring on test plots in Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. Based on success so far, Kinze is putting the model into limited production for the spring 2015 planting season. Last December, Kinze first announced the … Read More