[Market-farming] Using a JD7001 Conservation six row no till planter to plant...questions

Andy Fellenz artisanfarms at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 12:13:09 EST 2013


I don't have any experience doing this, but you'll probably find people
who've done it on Ag Talk, http://talk.newagtalk.com/category-view.asp

Andy

On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Richard Stewart <rstewart at zoomtown.com>wrote:

> I've used our John Deer 6 row planter that we use for our commercial corn
> for a variety of crops including our non-GMO corn and black turtle beans (I
> drop in Kinze bean wheels).
>
> THis year I am looking at planting two small plots of corn that I have a
> small amount of seeds for.  I'd like to plant them in six rows and
> distribute the small amount of seed I have between the planting boxes.  Has
> anyone else done this and run into a any problems using small amounts of
> seed?
>
> I also want to plant sunflowers with the same planter and am curious is
> anyone here has done that and if so, what was needed to make it work?  Will
> sunflower seed run through the same as corn (which is what I was going to
> try and do)?
>
> Richard Stewart
> Carriage House Farm
> North Bend, Ohio
>
> An Ohio Century Farm Est. 1855
>
> (513) 967-1106
> http://www.carriagehousefarmllc.com
> rstewart at zoomtown.com
>
>
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