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John Deere introduces new Air Boom for dry fertiliser in the US

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Aug 26, 2017

At the MAGIE show in Bloomington, Ill., John Deere introduced the AB485 Air Boom option to its F4365 High-Capacity Nutrient Applicator.

Two years ago at the same show, the company unveiled its F4365 with spinner spreader.

Now, the new air boom option allows operators to more accurately apply dry fertiliser across a wide 70-ft. swath at speeds up to 30 mph, and at maximum rates up to 1,200 lbs. per acre at 10 mph.

The new air boom is powered by a simple and efficient air distribution system that consistently delivers an even flow of dry fertilizer from the dry box, through the booms and down to the groun...
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