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WATCH: Properly Setting Planting Depth

BY DAIRYLAND SEED

In this video, Brian Weller, Dairyland Seed western region agronomist, discusses how planter depth should be set one-fourth to one-third inch deeper than normal. He says this is necessary because the planter will lift the soil as it drives through the field. This adds air to the soil and, when it settles, the planting depth will be shallower than expected.

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