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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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Seed Firmers and How to Properly Maintain Them

Good seed to soil contact is important. If a seed gets hung up on the furrow it will have a hard time imbibing water and germinating. That's where seed firmers come in. Here's what you need to know about using and maintaining them. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.
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How to Examine Your Planter’s Drive System

Vibration caused by mechanical components like chains and sprockets can take a properly performing meter and cause it to create skips, doubles, and spacing errors. These tips from Precision Planting show you how to ensure your drive system is working smoothly. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.
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[Webinar] Planter Pitfalls that Cause Technology, and Your Crop, to Fail

You want your planter to perform well and provide you with the best yield potential it can. Overlooking maintenance items can be a pitfall that costs you yield and can overcome any technology you may have added. For practical planter setup and maintenance approaches, join Precision Planting's Regional Manager Jason Koning as he steps through "Planter Pitfalls that Cause Technology, and Your Crop, to Fail." [To view any of our webinar replays, you must be logged in with a free user account.]


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Know Your Planter is Set Right Before Hitting the Field

You’ve been there before. Everything is “ready to go” on your planter, but you start planting and realize something just isn’t quite right. Here are two things we’ve seen that have helped countless farmers have confidence from their very first pass in the field. The Planter Maintenance series is brought to you by Precision Planting.
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Building a Customized $350,000 Planter from the Ground Up

Seeking to ratchet up performance, Allan Brooks and a local dealer built a new machine from the “ground up” to fit the unique needs of this no-tiller’s farm.
Even though a 7-year-old 24-row John Deere planter was still effectively handling planting tasks, Allan Brooks spent 3 years debating whether investing in new seeding equipment made long-term economic sense.
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