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Designed to compete

The NorthStar corn head won't limit capacity

Designed to compete

The NorthStar corn head won't limit capacity

The NorthStar Technology

Match the speed and capacity of your combine

Geringhoff works closely with Growers across North America to develop the most affordable, efficient, and dependable system to harvest their crop. Our engineers utilized the finest components from around the world in designing the NorthStar Model. 

Geringhoff forged the Elite XL Series to offer an exceptionally smooth and quiet running system, despite its fierce appetite in the field. Its knife-roll processing moved harvest innovation beyond the basic corn head operation competitors were using. Aside from removing the ears from the stalk, the NorthStar Elite XL processes the stalk, allowing for greater breakdown and postharvest tillage. The NorthStar Elite XL handles stalks as tough as they come, and increases harvest production without typical delays caused by changing stalk characteristics and unpredictable harvest conditions, and allows for harvest at higher ground speeds.

Residue Management

4" - 6" stalk segments. Distributed centrally over the row. Fractured stubble.

Row unit from below
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Here's how it works

The NorthStar system in motion

Two counter-rotating snapping rolls, each fitted with four knife bars, aggressively pull the corn stalks downward in a controlled motion.

This enables the deck plates to strip the corn cob off the plant. The unchopped corn straw remains in the field, protecting the soil from erosion.

Many reasons for Geringhoff

Benefit from best-in-class standard specs

Many reasons for Geringhoff

Benefit from best-in-class standard specs

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An innovative drive system 1/3

Excellent Performance

Great performance requires an exceptional drive system. Our heads are driven by a reliable crown wheel gearbox we deliberately designed a system that does work without chains and belts to ensure smooth harvesting.

An innovative drive system 2/3

Safe and Reliable

Geringhoff uses Centaflex® couplings to connect the row units. The dampers on the couplings significantly reduce vibration and shock loads on the gearbox that drives the row unit, thereby multiplying its reliability.

An innovative drive system 3/3

Excellent service life

An excellent service life, low maintenance, great flexibility, and compatibility with different combines are truly good reasons for choosing Geringhoff.

Gathering system

A unique gathering chain idea

Gathering Chains

Always ready and perfectly tensioned

The gathering chains are tensioned automatically. The gathering chain can be changed quickly and easily thanks to the Geringhoff special tool. As the chain tensioner is tuned to the patented sprocket, the driveline is protected from blockages caused by debris and gearbox failures are avoided. Geringhoff is the only manufacturer to offer automatic tensioning for the gathering chains.

Available in all common combine colors

You have the choice of colors

Design your Geringhoff corn head according to your wishes. Choose one of the colours below at no extra charge. Whether combine harvester or favourite colour, you have the choice.

Standard Feature

Down Corn Auger

The down corn auger makes harvesting down crops even easier. The hydraulically driven conveyor auger located on the outside bodies (left-hand, right-hand, or double-sided design) of your Geringhoff corn head prevents cobs from being slung toward the edge of the crop. It also keeps crop residues from accumulating on the outer bodies.

Additional Features

Customized down to every detail

Each field has its specific characteristics and challenges. Our goal is to rise to these challenges and provide you with a head that results in maximum yields from your crop. Upgrade your corn head with our range of additional options and accessories.

Accessories

Sunflower Kit

As an alternative, Geringhoff corn heads may be fitted with an active or passive sunflower harvest system. Field characteristics and crop maturity levels will determine which system is recommendable.

Accessories

Headsight

Precise header height control over all types of terrain. At the heart of the Headsight header height control system are flexible poly paddles and reliable electronics. Other systems will dig in to the soil and damage the system when in reverse, but not Headsight. It's design is operator friendly and has been used reliably for decades.