by Ethan Begle With the release of the P500 air seeders back in 2013, it appeared, looking at the opener design, that a lot of… Read More »Case IH Precision Disc Opener Improvements
By Ethan Begle, Sales & Technical Service Most of the popular seed openers used today are the same concept of using a disc to create a… Read More »Planter Opener Design and Why it Matters
I sometimes am called upon to do the impossible: Make a poorly designed planter or drill work well in no-till. And I then have to convey
An article this past summer (2017) in Corn & Soybean Digest raises this question, and sets forth the reasons that its inventor, John Baker, claims it is. To a large extent, it regurgitates a propaganda barrage from Baker’s PowerPoint presentation without any skepticism or counterpoint. Many of Baker’s claims are preposterous, and his views warped from reality.