Tips for checking planter performance

As plants are starting to emerge, growers should check for issues that may be related to how their planter performed this spring.

As growers begin to evaluate plant emergence, they can also take that opportunity to see how their planter performed. AGCO’s White Planters specialists offer advice on comparing emergence to how your planter held up this spring. Skips and doubles Skips and doubles can hurt yields, and a skip indicates an empty space in a row where seed either was not planted or did not grow. Although there can be many causes for a seed skip, the most likely cause is a problem with the planter, meaning ...

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