Product Expert Kenton Johnson described the Revolution Ditcher from Crary Industries, a rotary ditcher that has been updated for 2023. The changes to this 2023 model include an updated feed auger system which helps improve feeding in heavy trash field situations. Through its hydraulically powered system the can overpower most obstructions and can reverse as needed. The auger is also set on a track as well as a swing arm allowing for improved accessibility and ease of use.
Today we’re talking with Jeff Schluckbier, who grows corn, sugar beets and wheat in Tuscola County, Mich. Jeff uses sunflowers, radish, clover, oats, cereal rye and Austrian winter peas. He says cover crops are paying off big time in his 7,500-acre operation, especially during heavy rainfall events.