Tag: SeedMaster

Seed Flow Sensor and Tunable Tower Improve Row-by-Row Air Seeder Distribution

When it comes to row-by-row seed distribution, let’s just say there’s room to improve the accuracy of bulk metering systems on many air seeders. “Right now in the marketplace, with bulk metering that delivers the product through those manifolds, the deviation is approximately 20 to 23 percent throughout industry at this time,” says Owen Kinch,… Read more »

SeedMaster Brings Seeding Technology to New Granular Applicator

SeedMaster is bringing some of its seeding technology to the application of granular herbicides and fertilizer. The Emerald Park, Saskatchewan-based company debuted its 70′ Nova Flex granular applicator bar at Canada’s Farm Progress Show ’16 in Regina. As research manager Owen Kinch explains in this video, the unit connects to SeedMaster’s Nova cart, either tow behind or… Read more »

SeedMaster’s Axis Platform Helps Monitor & Organize Seeding Operations

SeedMaster has rolled out a new tablet-based platform to help growers with seeding operations this spring. The Axis mobile monitoring system features up to eight wireless, magnetic-mount cameras for monitoring what’s happening during planting or on the road between fields. “The quality of our cameras is very sharp. It’s a 720P camera,” explains Tim Ottenbreit,… Read more »

SeedMaster’s FLIP System Prevents Overlap & Seedbed Disturbance

In years gone by, seeding overlap fell into the same category as new vehicle depreciation. It was just something you didn’t think about as you drove off the lot. You still can’t do anything about losing 10 grand as you drive away from the dealership, but you do have some pretty fantastic options when it… Read more »

Cropweek 2012 – SeedMaster Nova XP 820 Smart Cart

I’ve mentioned before that one of the great things about trade shows is the fact that most of the equipment is the latest and greatest. It’s cool to see all of the newest innovations and improvements companies have made to their machinery and how those improvements will benefit producers. This year at Crop Production Week… Read more »