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Agronomy

24 row planter recommendation

We are currently using a 12row 36in planter and are looking to upgrade in the next year or two. We want to go to a 24 row 30in planter with the ability to variable rate population. There are lots of options but we are hoping to find some setup that we can use our current tractor on. We have a 7220 case ih and this may not work for many planters this size.

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

If you plan on running a case tractor... I'd recommend running a case 24 row planter... keep it all the same.

Buy which ever one has the clo...

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Verified FBN Member (SD)

What do you pull that with? We have been told our 7220 doesn't have enough hydraulic power for that.

Verified FBN Member (MN)

260 magnum case Ih

Verified FBN Member (MN)

I think you would like it alot better if you get a newer tractor like the 260... I'm not sure the 7220 will be able to do what you need it ...

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

If I remember right Case published their 24 row planter takes 230hp to run, and like ***** said I’d probably go 250+ to be safe. Most 24 row...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I have a 260 that is turned to 310hp. 24 row CaseIh 1255 planter with the pto pump. I would not go smaller on the tractor. I you have any hi...

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