«Previous    Next»
Fertilizer Injector for Ridge Till Ground
"We figure it'll cut our fertilizer cost 40 to 50%," says Minnesota farmer Floyd Olson who rigged up this applicator for "injecting" dry fertilizer into ridge-till corn ground.
Equipped for 3-pt. mounting, the applicator covers 12 30-in. rows and bands dry fertilizer 3 to 4 in. deep on top of each ridge, slightly to one side of center where corn will be placed at planting time.
The fertilizer hoppers and disc openers, mounted on a 5 by 7-in. toolbar, are from Deere planters.
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Floyd Olson, Rt. 2, Box 47, Sherburn, Minn. 56171 (ph 507 639-6890).

  Click here to download page story appeared in.

  Click here to read entire issue

To read the rest of this story, download this issue below or click here to register with your account number.
Order the Issue Containing This Story
1987 - Volume #11, Issue #1