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Leveling Your No-Till Planter for Better Results

A simple review of the planter bar’s setup can help no-tillers prevent many problems with seed placement and furrow closing and provide you with better planting results.
This is part one of a four-article series covering the essentials of no-till planting and seeding to help growers get better results
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How Fast Can You Really No-Till?

New planter technology could help no-tillers and strip-tillers speed up planting by 2-5 mph, but field conditions and attachment choices will determine the upper limit and level of success, experts say.
When planting season arrives, time is money — and it’s clearer than ever that no-tillers and strip-tillers are facing a tightening window to get their crops in before yield potential is lost.
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Some Tips To Consider For Prepping Your No-Till Planter

Bolt tightening, leveling, greasing and calibrating may be needed to make sure your no-till machine is ready to head into the field for planting.
It’s time to think about reviewing your plans for the planting season, and there are four basic areas you may want to spend some time on.
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Cleaning A Path For No-Till Success

Technology for row cleaners has evolved, but no-tillers must set them up properly to achieve optimum stands and yields.
Residue management at planting is paramount to no-till success. Moving residue away from planter openers and gauge wheels ensures the planter can place seed in a way that maximizes stand uniformity.
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7 No-Till Planter Tune-Up Tips

Experts explain how getting planters into tip-top shape now can save time and money later, while improving yields
With the planting season less than 2 months away, it’s time to make sure planters are in tip-top shape.
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Overcoming High Moisture Soil Concerns

These Iowa no-tillers are convinced that wet soil problems are mostly mechanical rather than agronomic concerns.
Eight years after jumping into no-till, Paul Reed and his three brothers had just about had it. “We almost quit no-tilling in 1990,” says Reed, explaining that as they expanded their no-till acreage, they also saw their planting window shrinking.
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New “Green Line” Seeding Era Emerges

John Deere recently introduced a number of new no-till planters, drills and air drills.
Several revolutionary seed delivery systems and row units are among numerous new technology developments in John Deere’s new line of seeding equipment. The result will help no-tillers seed more accurately and much faster.
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