6000 Strip-Till
 
 
The practice of strip-tillage continues to gain acceptance with row crop farmers across the country. With the Hiniker strip-till solution you will realize the economic, agronomic and environmental benefits of this tilling method.

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Hiniker’s shank fractures the soil 6-9" deep while concave discs capture and place the disturbed soil into a berm directly over the tilled strip, creating an ideal seedbed. The raised berms produced with strip-tillage result in a warmer, dryer seedbed, allowing for earlier planting in heavy soils than other systems, notably no-till. In addition, compaction issues are reduced with the strip-till method as a result of fewer trips across the field.

Season-long fertilizer availability is also enhanced when fertilizer is placed in the slot while strip-tilling. Also, residue remains between the rows where it can aid in moisture conservation, erosion control and weed suppression.

Strip-till practices may also benefit crops growing under irrigation. The increased water infiltration and deeper root development that are a result of strip-tillage mean irrigation requirements can often be reduced while still maintaining yields.


The Right EQUIPMENT, The Right TIME
 
 Strip-Till Savings

With strip-tillage, input costs may be significantly reduced while maintaining and often improving yields.
  • Use less fertilizer than broadcast applications*
  • Minimize fuel costs with fewer trips across the field
  • Reduced trips also means time savings
*According to university research data
 
 Hydraulic Lift/Hitch System


Combination hydraulic lift/hitch system provides plenty of ground clearance when turning and transporting. This system lifts only the implement and not the load of fertilizer which is easily carried on the cart frame. This close coupled design results in a machine which is easily transported, turned and backed up when necessary.

Hiniker strip-till equipment is available in both 3-point mounted and pull-type configurations. 3-point units are available in 6, 8 and 12 row sizes. Pull-type units, complete with granular or liquid fertilizer cart/lift assist systems, are available in 6, 8, 12 and 16 row configurations.

 
 Complete pull-type 6000ST Fertilizer systems


Complete pull-type 6000ST systems available with combination lift assist/fertilizer carts, including either stainless steel granular or 1000 gallon liquid fertilizer systems. Choice of 22 or 30 inch row spacings on 15, 20, 30, or 40 ft. toolbars.

Also available in 3-point mounted toolbar/row unit configurations without fertilizer cart.


LINK TO INFORMATION ON LIQUID & GRANULAR FERTILIZER SYSTEMS

 6000 Strip-Till Components


 
 6000 Strip-Till Features and Specifications
Row Units:
  • Parallel linkage with 8" of vertical travel
  • Auto reset for up to 10" of obstacle clearance
  • “No Tools” lever adjustments of depth, coulter
  • and down pressure
  • Oscillating 4 x 16 dual gauge wheels for accurate depth control
  • 5/8" x 4" Shank of T1 alloy steel
  • Spring cushioned cutting coulter
  • 2 1/8" x 3/4" x 6" Chrome alloy replaceable point
  • 3/8" OD stainless steel liquid fertilizer / NH3 tube
  • 18" Non-sharpened berming disc’s adjustable for width and angle and fore and aft placement
Row Cleaners:
  • Free floating with 12" diameter notched discs
  • Depth adjustable in 1/2" increments
  • Heavy duty hubs with sealed ball bearings and dust caps
  • Easy, quick depth & angle adjustment
Rolling Basket Assemblies:
  • Replacement sealed ball bearings
  • Adjustable spring down pressure and flip up storage
  • 13" wide – 8 slat
Folding Toolbar Assemblies (for pull type use):
  • 12 row 30" – 7 x 7 x 1/2 center frame. 170° fold
  • 16 row 30" –dual 5" x 7" x 3/8" center frame. Double Fold - narrow transport
Liquid Fertilizer Cart / Lift Assist / Hitch Package:
  • 1000 gallon poly tank with stainless steel agitation
  • Combination cart / lift assist / pull type hitch with hydraulic cylinders, hose, SMV sign, safety chain and lighting
  • Adjustable axles (wheel spacings 120"-155") 10 bolt hubs
  • 380 / 90-R46 high capacity tires & rims
Granular Fertilizer Cart / Lift Assist / Hitch Package:
  • 217 cu. ft. stainless steel hopper with screened opening with roll top tarp (approximately 7 ton @ 65 lb product density)
  • Single and 60/40 dual compartment hoppers with single and dual metering. 1½" and 2" delivery tubing
  • Stainless steel agitator
  • Adjustable rate transmission and ground drive components or variable rate hydraulic drives
  • Rates adjustable from 62-525 lbs / acre in approximately 5 lb increments (ground drive)
  • Electric clutch shut off (ground driven unit)
  • Combination cart / lift assist / pull type hitch with hydraulic cylinders, hoses, SMV sign, safety chain and safety lighting
  • Adjustable axles (wheel spacings 120"-155") 10 bolt hubs
  • 380 / 90-R46 high capacity tires & rims
 
 Low Cost Strip-Till Conversion!


Get Strip-Till Attachments for Your Hiniker 6000 Cultivator at a Fraction of the Cost of a Dedicated Machine

If you already have a Hiniker 6000 Cultivator, this is the perfect opportunity to economically convert it into a state-of-the-art strip-till machine. Best of all, this modification makes full use of the features and performance your 6000 cultivator has been delivering all along plus the benefits of strip-till. Realize the benefits of strip-till at a cost lower than you might think!

 
You don't have a 6000 Cultivator? No Problem! A complete dedicated 6000 strip-till machine can be purchased ready to go from your Hiniker dealer. Choose from 22" or 30" spacing on 15', 20', 30' or 40' toolbars. Click Here for more information on the 6000 Cultivator.


 
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