simple floating hitch system allows the Janke Universal
Direct Drill Planter and Cultivator to work more efficiently
and effectively in undulating terrain and across a range
of soil conditions.
It provides a tractor drawbar connection
that automatically maintains the right balance of weight
and depth control, allowing it to closely follow ground
contours independently of the tractor. The planter frame
follows the contours of the ground, regardless of the
tractor, for better tilling and more productive planting. The Janke Floating Hitch features a unique combination of master and slave
cylinders. As the tractor pulls onto the master cylinder, it creates hydraulic
pressure which is fed to the slave cylinders mounted above the hinge points
of the hitch. This transfers a compensating force onto the frame, automatically
exerting the correct force to maintain consistent tyne depth. The
Janke System beats the other Hitches into the
Below: Janke T-Frame Floating Hitch with optional presswheels fitted.