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Planter maintenance and calibration

Ron Meyer
Golden Plains Area Extension Agent

It has often been said that the planter is the key to maximizing yield. Time lost during prime planting season because of planter breakdowns can result in significant yield loss. Yield losses of seven to 15 bushels per acre have been documented because of uneven spacing between seed. Review the maintenance section in the planter manual and make a list of the items that should be addressed

It has often been said that the planter is the key to maximizing yield. Time lost during prime planting season because of planter breakdowns can result in significant yield loss. Yield losses of seven to 15 bushels per acre have been documented because of uneven spacing between seed. Review the maintenance section in the planter manual and make a list of the items that should be addressed

It has often been said that the planter is the key to maximizing yield. Time lost during prime planting season because of planter breakdowns can result in significant yield loss. Yield losses of seven to 15 bushels per acre have been documented because of uneven spacing between seed. Review the maintenance section in the planter manual and make a list of the items that should be addressed