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Here are some tips to prepare your planter for the new season.
Issues with yield reductions in no-tillage can often be traced back to failure to guarantee accurate seed placement. It is all too common to see irregular seed depth, seeds at the soil surface, open seed slots, compacted soil on top of the seeds, hair-pinning, sidewall compaction, doubles and triples, and so forth. So planter performance becomes key. It is especially critical in no-till because of high penetration resistance, and cover crops or crop residue at the soil surface. Here are some tips to prepare your planter for the new season.
By maintaining your planter now you will be set to have a successful growing season in 2014. So don't postpone it any longer.
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