Yetter Farm Equipment

3700 Ridge-Till Rotary Hoe

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Overview

Continue to treat planted bedded rows with the 3700 Ridge-Till Rotary Hoe, designed to till an area 15" wide on top of raised beds. This reliable and low-maintenance unit provides light tillage to fluff residue, allowing the sun to penetrate through dry and warm soil. It is an ideal fit for no-till, minimum, and strip-till operations.

Features

  • Facilitates fuel-efficient, one-pass crop maintenance
  • Breaks up crusted soil to increase yields and reduce weed population
  • Rips out weeds and aerates around growing plants
  • Incorporates herbicides and small seeds in one fast pass
  • Rigid models available in 15' and 21' widths
  • 180° flat-folding models available in 25', 28', 30', and 41' widths
  • Five rotary hoe wheels mounted on bar gang till a 15”-wide area on row spacings of 28", 30", 36", 38", or 40"
  • Wheels mounted on individual spring-cushioned cast arms
  • Short- and long-cast arms stagger wheels 7" to facilitate residue flow
  • Wheels spaced on approximately 3" to 3 1/2" centers to allow tilling across width of ridge
  • Available with a wide array of options to fit the needs of your operation (gauge wheels, helper springs, trash guards, min-till conversion kit, and rear parking stand for folding models; see options tab above for details)

Specs

  • Hitch: Mounted three-point category II/III
  • Hoe wheels: 21" diameter hoe wheels equipped with sealed gothic arch ball bearing
  • Riveted wheel assembly: 16 forged, self-sharpening, spoon-bill teeth
  • Down pressure: 18 lbs. with standard springs
  • Cylinders: 3000 psi with hoses on folding models
  • Safety features: SMV emblem, reflectors, light kit
  • Convenience features: Operator shield and parking stands

Truss Kit for 28' (3500-001) and 30' (3500-002)

  • Bolt-on kit that enables a folding 3728 or 3730 to function as a rigid toolbar
  • Truss constructed from 3" x 3" x 3/16" wall square tubing

Toolbar Gauge Wheels (3500-108)

  • Includes 2 gauge wheel assemblies equipped with 15" wheels
  • Fits on 5" x 7" and 7" x 7" toolbars
  • Frame gauge wheels maintain rotary hoe frame at a constant level in respect to the ground contour
  • Recommended tire size: 205/70R15 or equivalent

NOTE: Tires are not included with kit

Wing Lock Kit (3500-107)

  • Designed to fit 25', 28', 30', 34', 41', and 54' flat-folding Rotary Hoes
  • Prevents wings from floating up in certain operating conditions
  • Allows complete operator control from the tractor seat
  • Locks the wings in horizontal position when desired
  • Will allow the wings to float by simply retracting the wing lift cylinders slightly
  • Weight transfer system from center section to wings to improves penetration

Rear Parking Stand (3500-135)

  • Required when storing rotary hoe in folded position to help stabilize the implement
  • Includes 2 stands per kit
  • Fits 7" x 7" square toolbar

Helper Spring Kit (3400-172)

  • Provides additional down pressure to rotary hoe wheels
  • Increases down pressure from 18 lbs. to 36 lbs.
  • Enables rotary hoe wheels to crack extra-hard crusted soils
  • Installs over existing spring and axle
  • One spring kit fits one wheel

Trash Guard (3400-147)

  • Clears residue and clods
  • Prevents corn root balls from plugging between wheels
  • Prevents wheels from locking or dragging
  • Used on standard rotary hoes only (not required on min-till rotary hoe)
  • One guard fits one wheel

Min-Till Conversion Kit (3400-170)

  • Enables a standard rotary hoe to be converted to min-till version
  • Increases the separation of the two rows of rotary hoes wheels to improve the residue flow
  • Increase the stagger from 7" to 21"

NOTE: When equipping a 3700 Series with Min-Till kit, the helper spring kit (3400-172) must be added to the seven (7) min-till arms above the OSHA screen in the folding position.

3700 Rigid & Folding

Model

Toolbar Dimensions

Gang
Sections

Working
Width

Transport
Width

Row
Configuration

Quantity of
Hoe Wheels

Weight
(lbs.)

3715-101

4" x 4" x 1/4" x 184"

6

13'-10"

15'-0"

6R30, 6R28

30

1,161

3715-102

4" x 4" x 1/4" x 184"

4

11'-4"

15'-0"

4R40, 4R38, 4R36

20

1,041

3721-101

5" x 7" x 1/4" x 255"                   

8

18'-10"

21'-0"

8R30, 8R28

40

1,487

3721-102

5" x 7" x 1/4" x 255"                   

6

18'-0"

21'-0"

6R40, 6R38, 6R36

30

1,367

3725-101

Center: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 174"

Wings: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 63"

8

18'-10"

14'-10"

8R30, 8R28

40

2,409

3728-101

Center: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 167"

Wings: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 84"

8

24'-8"

14'-9"

8R40, 8R28, 8R36

40

2,502

3730-101

Center: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 181"

Wings: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 91"

12

28'-10"

15'-5"

12R30, 12R28

60

3,019

3741-101

Center: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 245"

Wings: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 123"

16

38'-10"

20'-9"

16R30, 16R28

80

4,115

3741-102

Center: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 245"

Wings: 7" x 7" x 1/4" x 123"

12

38'-0"

20'-9"

12R40, 12R38, 12R36

60

3,875

Great job of lifting and redistributing the residue

"I tested a roller harrow and compared the results to that of the Yetter Rotary Hoe. I like the Rotary Hoe better. It does a great job of lifting and redistributing the residue, but it doesn't break off and level the crowns and standing stalks."

Les Seiler • OH

3400 and 3500 Series Rotary Hoe

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