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I saw this drill at AgDays this weekend. Very interesting. Do you guys think canola seeding rates could be as low as a planter with these drills?
We have one and we used to use a planter, I would say you have slightly more mortality than a planter.
Maybe 90% germ with planter and 80-90% with this drill.
We increased our seeds planted per sqft from 5 with the planter, to 6 with the drill to account for this slight loss.
 

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Still think your leaving some yield on the table with cereals, need to get down to 10” for cereals especially in the northern prairies.
Plan to do some trials this year in barley for sure but also wheat hopefully to see the difference.
Barley will be 15" vs 7.5" (double seed to get the 7.5" spacing, slowly)
Wheat will be 15" vs 10" (will compare to our N543F Deere disk drill)
I have heard up to 10% lower yield but want to confirm on our farm what is the difference
 
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