Depth-adjustment shaft seizing on JD 60/90 drills?

by Matt Hagny These are notorious for dust getting inside, not taking grease, and then seizing up entirely. While the update that Deere did with making a flat spot on one side of the shaft to allow grease to flow along it did help, there are still too many that seize...

Loss of Nutrients from Cropland

by Matt Hagny, freelance agronomic consultant since ’94 Farmers always have drought worries close to top of mind. No-till with abundant mulch certainly blunts the effect of a drought. However, the extra moisture storage with no-till (via increased infiltration,...

Aricks Bushing Kits

Keeping the firming & closing arm pivots working properly can be a real hassle on the JD 50/60/90 drills. Even after Deere upgraded them circa ’09 to include seals, they still have a habit of packing full of dirt and not taking grease. But with the Aricks bushing...