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With more than 30 years of experience designing, modifying and using planting systems, Jim Bassett says planters are the most important piece of equipment on the farm. However, they are often the most ignored and least maintained.

Taking a lazy or passive approach to setting up your planter can negate the advantages of seed genetics, targeted chemical applications and precision technology.

There are simple steps strip-tillers can implement to dramatically improve the performance of their planters and increase profitability within their farming operation.

In today’s Strip-Till Farmer podcast brought to you by Dawn Equipment, we welcome Jim to discuss why and how improving planter performance is often the easiest and least expensive pathway to increasing yields and profits.







Dawn Equipment Co.

The Strip-Till Farmer podcast is brought to you by Dawn Equipment.

Dawn Equipment, a family-owned company in Sycamore, Illinois, has a reputation for responsive customer service and American-made quality products that goes back to its origin nearly 3 decades. The company has grown to more than 40 employees and numerous products, earned awards for innovative design plus a growing number of patents, but it has not lost its commitment to U.S. made products. And customers and dealers can still call to speak directly with sales and engineering staff. Dawn has redefined several market segments like strip-till and active hydraulic control of planter and attachments. Dawn was the first company to make a remotely controllable planting product. Dawn continues its commitment to innovation, to customer service, and to active response to the changing needs of America’s farmers. Visit them at

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