John Deere Introduces 2510H High-Speed Applicator With Dry Nutrient Attachment
John Deere unveils a Dry Nutrient Attachment for the 2510H High-Speed Applicator to increase nutrient placement accuracy and reduce trips across the field. The attachment also make it easier for customers to apply dry nutrients and anhydrous at the same time.
“This is a performance-driven advancement that increases operational efficiency, asset utilization, and nutrient retention for the crop through accurate sub-surface placement,” says Nathan Kramer, product marketing manager for John Deere. “We took an already popular tool, the 2510H High-Speed Applicator, and added greater versatility and productivity to it with optional dry application capabilities.”
The 2510H can now apply all three of the primary nutrients, nitrogen (N), phosphorous (P), and potassium (K), below the soil surface, at the same time. The attachment gives operators the flexibility to precisely apply dry nutrients while simultaneously injecting anhydrous. This reduces passes through the field, the amount of time spent applying nutrients, and overall fuel consumption.
Accurately applying N, P and K puts those nutrients closer to the root zone for more effective plant nourishment. The dry nutrient attachment’s subsurface fertilizer placement reduces nutrient loss from run-off or erosion.
“One-pass anhydrous and dry nutrient application helps reduce soil compaction by eliminating trips across the field and provides other agronomic benefits that increase yield potential,” adds Kramer. “We’ve made crop nutrient application smarter, and for operators, more flexible.”
The dry tank can be ordered with the 2510H High Speed Applicator in a 15-row configuration. Customers can choose between 6-ton and 9-ton dry tank capacities.
(Source – http://www.farms.com/news/john-deere-introduces-2510h-high-speed-applicator-with-dry-nutrient-attachment-97286.aspx)