Pre-charged multi-variable rate crop input applicator machine

  • US 6,198,986 B1
  • Filed: 04/30/1999
  • Issued: 03/06/2001
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/30/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A crop input implement system, the system comprising:

  • a crop input implement having on it a plurality of crop input reservoirs;

    a remote source located off the crop input implement for storing bulk crop inputs;

    a charging system connecting the remote source to the crop input implement which fills the crop input reservoirs on the implement with crop inputs from the remote source;

    a plurality of dispensing points, wherein each dispensing point is associated with and is positioned proximate to a reservoir; and

    a control system configured to control a rate of discharge of crop inputs at each dispensing point so that the crop inputs are applied at a prescriptive rate.

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