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No-Till Highlights: Week of March 14, 2022

No-Till Farmer editors encounter a variety of articles, social media posts, podcasts and videos that offer a unique look at the grower's realm from the lofty digital realm. Here is our favorite content from the past week from across the web. “No-Till Farmer's Best of the Web" is brought to you by Mixmate by PRAXIDYN.
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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

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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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

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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Sponsored Content: Planter Maintenance with Precision Planting

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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