Kickin’ Tires—Ep 13: Considering Row Width Options on a New Seed Drill

When you’re on the hunt for that new seed drill one of the major consideration is row width configurations. There continues to be an influx of European thought on cereal production with the push to run sub-7.5 inch row widths.

Some would argue that Ontario growers have gone narrower at a faster rate than Western Canadian growers but the Western growers have their reasons (or excuses as @WheatPete would say). One of the reasons is that the seed drill is not just used to get wheat in the ground but is also commonly used for other crops such as canola and pulses.

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In the this episode, co-host and Saskatchewan farmer Jim Hale joins Shaun Haney to discuss row width and a few other characteristics when selecting a new seed drill. Enjoy this latest episode of the Kickin’ Tires Podcast.

 

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