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LEARN HOW TO STOP THE INVASIVE SPOTTED LANTERNFLY
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Updated: May 17, 2017
It may be all too tempting to use the seed chart that was provided with your grain drill as a basis for setting a seeding rate. Like looking at a nozzle catalog for applying fertilizers or chemicals, this will get you "close" to where you need to be. The only way to ensure you know your seeding rate is to calibrate your planter or drill. There can be many different variables that affect seeding rate including: differences in seed size, seed coatings, and seed treatments.
The process to calibrate your drill can be done as follows:
Maybe that's what you were shooting for…or maybe not! Hopefully, you're in the ballpark, and with a minor adjustment, you can achieve the seeding rate you desired.
For more information on calibrating your drill, you can refer to the Calibration of Grain/Seed Drills article.
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