A well-maintained planter gives seed its best chance. Planter maintenance is especially important for producers in no-till and reduced tillage systems. Most of the physical responsibility for manipulating soil, placing seed, and getting the seed off to a good start rests on the planter.
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Hanna, H. Mark; Al-Kaisi, Mahdi; and Tidman, Michael J., "Equipment maintenance: Planters" (2002). Integrated Crop Management News. 1746.
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