Tag: Todd Botterill

Monosem’s Twin Row Planter Narrows Corn Rows, Keeps 30″ Centre

While there is increased interest in narrow row corn both north and south of the Canadian border, the harvest equipment required for 15″ row corn isn’t exactly the norm. Sure, the Geringhoff header may one day mean row width doesn’t matter, but in the interim, 30″ centres are the norm. In response to the interest… Read more »

Monosem & Morris Team Up to Make a Western-Canada-Friendly Triple Shoot Planter

Interest in corn and soybeans in Western Canada is reaching a fever pitch, and thanks to some newer short season varieties for both crops farmers are seeing good results. Add in that farmers are looking for ways to stretch expensive canola seed and — ta da! — you’ve got all kinds of new interest in… Read more »

Using the Monosem Vacuum Planter for Canola

Planters can offer significant advantages over seeders — precise depth placement, seed singulation and gentle handling of seed, to name a few — but the machines are also best suited for large-seeded, tall-growth crops like corn and sunflowers, not canola. Recent interest in planters for canola has encouraged at least one company, Monosem, to begin… Read more »