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Corn+Soybean Digest

Steering Assistance

The True Line Steering Assist from Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, SD, offers growers a precise steering system. It virtually eliminates overlap and skip problems, according to the company.

Using Beeline steering technology and the Raven Viper system as a user interface, the steering system allows operation of up to 20 mph on any self-propelled sprayers, tractors or other equipment. It's available in Waas, HP Oministar and RTK options, is scalable for future upgrades and can be operated both day and night.
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Steering System

The GreenStar AutoTrac assisted steering system from John Deere is now available on John Deere 8020 Series MFWD and Independent Link Suspension (ILS) wheeled tractors.

The system offers 4" pass-to-pass accuracy, according to the company. An electro-hydraulic steering system is required, and a field-installed kit will be available for 8020 Series tractors with MFWD or ILS.
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Field Cultivators

The 5000 Series field cultivators from Sunflower, Beloit, KS, offer a simple design and good performance in high-residue conditions.

They're available in three-section (Model 5035) and five-section (Model 5135) configurations from 18' to 62'. Model 5035 also features a split wing design for reduced transport height. Both models use a low-profile shank, giving a clean look while providing a point load of 190 lbs and 24" of under-frame clearance.
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Closing Wheel

The Thompson closing wheel, from Exapta Solutions, Inc., Salina, KS, creates a slicing and crumbling action for tough-to-plant conditions. Made of stainless steel, with Fafnir bearings and a triple-lip seal, it fits most planters and gauge-wheel drills.
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