Agriculture 2013: John Deere Disk-Ripper Makes Tillage Easy
chris sandler 12/10/2012 @ 12:23pm Just a guy who lives in Maine, has friends, has family, and has a good time.
The John Deere Company has recently announced its all-new 2720 Disk Ripper, a heavy duty primarytillage machine designed to handle a wide range of tillage tasksThis machine features several features that will assist farmers with responsibilities throughout the 2013 tillage season.
The new machine announcement on the Deere website explains some of the unique features offered within the 2720 Ripper as Deere expands its stock of agricultural equipmentThe machine uses a combination disk-ripper-disk configuration to cut, size, and bury reside; penetrate the soil; and level the field all in one passThe 2720 Disk Ripper also includes a new gang design with heavier C-springs, thicker gang tubes, and the largest gang bolt in the industryThe Ripper is available in four widths: 12 ft6 in., 17 ft6 in., 22 ft6 in., and 27 ft6 in., depending on the size that best fits a producer's farm size and tractor horsepower.
From the announcement, Jake Stien, product manager at the John Deere Des Moines Works, says, "As crop residue increases with high-yielding crops, managing residue and compaction becomes more challenging for producers