08863857 is referenced by 21 patents and cites 337 patents.

An agricultural row unit for use with a towing frame hitched to a tractor includes an attachment frame adapted to be rigidly connected to the towing frame, and a furrow-opening module comprising a first linkage pivotably coupled to the attachment frame, a first movable frame pivotably coupled to the linkage to permit vertical pivoting movement of the first movable frame relative to the linkage, a furrow-opening device mounted on the first movable frame, and a first biasing element pivotably attached to the linkage and coupled to the first movable frame for urging the furrow-opening device downwardly against the soil. The row unit also includes a furrow-closing module and a second biasing element for urging the at least one furrow-closing device downwardly against the soil.

Title
Row unit for agricultural implement
Application Number
13/402688
Publication Number
8863857 (B2)
Application Date
February 22, 2012
Publication Date
October 21, 2014
Inventor
Joseph D Bassett
Sycamore
IL, US
Agent
Nixon Peabody
Assignee
Dawn Equipment Company
IL, US
IPC
A01C 7/20
A01C 5/06
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