Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, April 02, 2021
The most common question we get asked about high-speed planting is: what does it take to turn an existing planter into a high-speed planter?
Well, the product that Precision Planting offers, SpeedTube, could be all the answers you need to your high-speed planting concerns.
With the SpeedTube, you can turn...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, March 26, 2021
It can be difficult to figure out whether your depth setting is correct or not, but with the help of Precision Planting’s SmartFirmer this job is easy.
SmartFirmer is one of the best seed firmer-sensors on the market and it can measure the amount of moisture available to the seed....
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, March 19, 2021
Precision Planting has provided growers with a lot of opportunities over the years to be able to control various pieces and parts of their planters at a road level type of accuracy.
Whether it was with the vDrive controlling a vacuum meter of the vSet meter, or the hydraulic downforce...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, March 12, 2021
Today we’re taking a look at the importance of leveling your planter, maintaining your row unit, and what the best ways are to do it.
One of the best ways to level your planter is to take it out into actual working conditions, like you would when you’re going to...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, March 05, 2021
Today we’re talking about important tools that you can add to your planter to help manage the residues that every grower faces across every passing that they make in any given field.
The main two options we’re going to be talking about is a fixed row cleaner and the more...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, February 26, 2021
Today we’re going to take an in-depth look at one of the newly-released products by Precision Planting and it’s called the SmartDepth.
SmartDepth lets you adjust the seed depth on a section-based aspect of your planter while you're going through the field.
A lot of people ask us why SmartDepth...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, February 19, 2021
As we start to evaluate seed meter performance, one of the most common terms used in the industry is singulation. This is how we determine how well your existing meter puts one seed on its respective disc of finger sets and drops it down the seed tube.
One option that’s...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Friday, February 12, 2021
If you take a look at the industry, you’ll see hundreds of different types of closing wheels, and thousands of ideas and articles on how to make the growing environment better for your seeds
Everybody has an idea of what their wheel should be and what’s better. You can look...
Bill Lehmkuhl - Monday, February 01, 2021
Regardless of what make or model your planter is or however many rows of plants you’re dealing with, in today’s world you can unlock incredible planting
Today, growers have the option to look at an automated row by row downforce management system. They can upgrade to a static spring,...