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Make Sure Your Gauge Wheels are Shimmed Correctly

If you can see a gap between the gauge wheel and the disc opener on your planter's row units, dry soil will be allowed to enter into the seed furrow, creating an environment with uneven heat and moisture. These tips show you how to prevent this problem. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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Is Your Row Unit Lying to You?

Did you know that your row units are potentially lying to you? You may think you know where they're placing seed, but unseen wear on the gauge wheel arm, depth rocker and pivot bolt may mean seed is being placed unevenly across the width of the planter. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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Precision Planting Introduces Boom Priming, Nozzle Control & Vision-Based Systems for Sprayers

Precision Planting revealed projects focused on improving the operation and data collection of sprayers at its annual Winter Conference on Jan. 18.

Precision Planting expands into the sprayer market with the announcement of new technologies in development for boom priming, nozzle control for pressure changes and a camera system that can be used for guidance on the sprayer, targeted spraying and scouting. 



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How to Check Your Seed Tubes and Seed Tube Guards for Wear

As your planter goes through the field, the turning disc openers can contact the bottom of the seed tube, which can eventually wear off the end of the seed tube. For good seed placement, inspect your seed tubes to make sure there's no wear at the bottom of them. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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Aligning and Adjusting Your Closing Wheels

The closing system at the back of your planter's row units is a key factor in getting good crop emergence. Once the seeds are placed in the furrow, it’s important that the closing system is in proper condition to close the furrow with good seed-to-soil contact. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.


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How to Make Sure Your Planter Bar is Level

It's important to make sure you set your planter bar height so your parallel arms run level with the ground. When your parallel arms run uphill to the bar you limit the amount of travel that you have for the row-unit. As you start to go over any sort of terrain your row-unit may bottom out on that stop and you'll be planting shallow. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.
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