15 Steps for Winter Planter Maintenance Jan 13, 2022

    🕔Jan 13, 2022
    Planter breakdowns are extremely costly at planting time and poor planter performance reduces crop yields. Planter maintenance is especially essential for optimal no-till results. Here are some tips on what […]

    South Carolina Corn: Evaluate Planter Performance Now Aug 12, 2021

    🕔Aug 12, 2021
    Over the last few years, interest in “yield improving” row crop planter modifications, add-ons, and technologies have been topics of discussion for growers. While there is benefit from various technologies […]

    Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Best Management Practices for Planting Apr 23, 2021

    🕔Apr 23, 2021
    It’s that time of the year that the planter will again enter the field and begin the process of providing feed and forage for farms across the commonwealth. If you […]

    Planter Maintenance: Checking Closing Wheel Alignment – Video Apr 12, 2021

    🕔Apr 12, 2021
    Program Specialist Levi Powell with Iowa State University Digital Ag explains a quick tutorial for checking the closing wheel alignment of your planter in the shop before heading to the […]

    Planter Setup: Touching on the Basics Mar 24, 2021

    🕔Mar 24, 2021
    With a long winter coming to an end, our focus now turns to planter setup. While we often focus on new equipment and updates to our planters, knowledge of the […]

    Pennsylvania: Planter Setup – Keep It Local Apr 16, 2020

    🕔Apr 16, 2020
    Every April, the time comes to start planting corn, drilling spring grains, thickening forage stands and getting soybeans in the ground. Before you plant, it is always a good idea […]

    Prevent Potential Yield Losses with Proper Planter Settings Mar 25, 2020

    🕔Mar 25, 2020
    Sowing is one of the most important practices in the crop production process. The fundamental purpose of sowing is to place seeds at an optimum soil depth for the best […]

    Prepping Your Planter – A 10-Point Checklist – DTN Feb 18, 2020

    🕔Feb 18, 2020
    North Dakota State University (NDSU) researchers and Extension agents in 2015 studied stand variability in farmers’ fields over a wide range of conditions and locations. Their findings showed, even within […]

    Planter Maintenance: Fix Potential Problems Now Feb 6, 2020

    🕔Feb 6, 2020
    Planter maintenance is especially essential for optimal no-till results. Whereas you may be able to get away with a poorly maintained planter in conventionally tilled soil, not so in tough […]

    6 Planter Maintenance Tips for 2019 Apr 10, 2019

    🕔Apr 10, 2019
    Planter maintenance is important for all farmers, particularly those in reduced and no-till systems. A well-maintained planter gives seed its best chance, and with field operations happening in a shortened […]


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