Make Sure New Planter Will Fit Your Operation

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Farmers considering buying a new planter, for no-till or conventional production systems, should do more than kick a few tires and marvel at the fresh paint.

“The main thing to consider is if a particular planter fits your operation,” says Jeff Brower, Canadian County, Okla., grain farmer and a featured speaker at the No-Till Oklahoma Conference in Norman.

Planters are crucial tools for no-till operations, he said. “With no-till, the most important thing is getting seed in the ground.”

Brower said farmers should consider a list of factors before deciding on a new planting rig.

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