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Howard D Martin: Ground-driven rotary row cleaner. Deere & Company, Ritts Brickfield & Kaufman, November 22, 1988: US04785890 (91 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses an improved row cleaning apparatus to selectively clean away mulch from conservation tilled fields without cultivation of the soil. When mounted on a tractor-drawn planter unit, the cleaning action of the present invention improves depth control and planting speed of the ...


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James H Bassett, Timothy R Baer: Apparatus for preparing soil for seed and method of using the apparatus. Dawn Equipment Company, Arnold White & Durkee, December 26, 1995: US05477792 (65 worldwide citation)

A method of continuously applying an additive to soil with a soil treating apparatus as the soil treating apparatus is advanced in a travel direction along a planting path on soil being treated. The method includes the steps of resituating residue in the planting path in a lateral direction transver ...


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Orendorff John W: Telescoping implement tongue. International Harvester Company, January 18, 1972: US3635495 (53 worldwide citation)

A transversely elongated trailing implement adapted to be endwise transported to reduce its width has an operating draft tongue which projects forwardly from the implement frame for connection to a tractor and has a sliding association with the implement frame allowing the tongue to be telescoped re ...


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Alan F Barry: Gauge wheel and coulter arrangement for agricultural implement. Kinze Manufacturing, Emrich & Dithmar, December 4, 2001: US06325156 (52 worldwide citation)

A gauge wheel/coulter arrangement for an agricultural row unit. A pair of closely spaced, narrow, ground-engaging wheels in side-by-side relation are mounted to rotate about intersecting axes. Specifically, the wheels are angled inwardly toward each other at the forward and lower portions of the whe ...


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Michael J Dresher, Stanley R Clark, Eric Johnson: Spring-tine residue wheel for planters. Great Plains Manufacturing Incorporated, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, August 19, 1997: US05657707 (51 worldwide citation)

The residue wheel has a plurality of multiply bent spring-steel tines that project outwardly from their central hub at such angles that straight foot portions of the tines engage and lie flatly against the ground as the tines sweep residue rearwardly and outwardly during rotation of the wheel about ...


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Ronald L Schlagel: Seed planter with gauge wheels and closing wheels having horizontal fingers. Schlagel Manufacturing, Dean P Edmundson, October 26, 1999: US05970891 (50 worldwide citation)

A seed planter is described which includes a pair of gauge wheels having a plurality of spaced fingers in generally-horizontal planes. The gauge wheels do not pack the surface of wet soil. In another embodiment, there are provided closing wheels which include spaced fingers on the periphery. The clo ...


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Ignatz Wendling, Lyle Eugene Stephens: Trash cleaning structure for a furrow opening device. Deere & Company, October 26, 1999: US05970892 (48 worldwide citation)

A shallow-toothed clearing disk pivotally supported from the upper end of the opener drawbar assembly. A four bar linkage is connected to the forward end of the drawbar by a bracket which includes at least one link and corresponding pivot structure located above the drawbar to increase trash clearan ...


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Joseph D Bassett: Row-clearing unit for agricultural implement. Dawn Equipment Company, Nixon Peabody, March 9, 2010: US07673570 (47 worldwide citation)

An agricultural row-clearing unit for use with an agricultural row unit attached to a towing frame hitched to a tractor comprises an attachment frame adapted to be rigidly connected to the towing frame, a support element having a leading end pivotally connected to the attachment frame for vertical p ...


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Lyle Eugene Stephens, Ignatz Wendling: Trash cleaning structure for a furrow opening device. Deere & Company, March 9, 1999: US05878678 (47 worldwide citation)

A pair of angled disks supported by a four bar linkage from the upper end of the opener drawbar assembly clears trash from a narrow area in front of the opener. The four bar linkage has a virtual center located on or close to the center of the opener disk for good cleaning wheel tracking and for per ...


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Ignatz Wendling, Lyle Eugene Stephens: Trash cleaning structure for a furrow opening device. Deere & Company, May 1, 2001: US06223663 (45 worldwide citation)

A shallow-toothed clearing disk pivotally supported from the upper end of the opener drawbar assembly. A four bar linkage is connected to the forward end of the drawbar by a bracket which includes at least one link and corresponding pivot structure located above the drawbar to increase trash clearan ...