What plant population do you target for canola with a drill and also a planter
Looking for seed count since all other crops I seed are by seed count
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280k to 300k with planter. That typically results in 5-6 live plants/square foot at harvest. We see low seed mortality with the planter plac...More
We have found we get same survival with our seedmaster drill as we did with our planter previously. We usually targeted 225,000-250,000 seed...More
************** at 200,000-225,000 seeds per acre
2 to 2.2 lbs per acre
Seen one in action this last spring, pretty slick unit other than price.
I plant with planter 2.9 to 3 lbsa acre
6 plant per square foot.
Using lbs per acre can be +/- 25 % I’ve saved $16 an acre and had the same population using different seed varieti...More
4.5-8 plants per square foot. Check out the canola encyclopedia by the canola council to see results from studies. Canolacouncil.org
Seedmaster with canola meters, 5 live plants per sq ft, so can range depending on seed size (tsw). 2-3.5 lbs/ac.
Use a deere 1895 drill and go 3.5-4lbs an acre
Friend uses a drill... depends on variety but 4.5-5lbs an acre