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Best JD air seeder upgrades for planting soybeans?

Just bought a John Deere 1990CCS on 15” rows. What are some upgrades that you have done to improve on the stock seeder for planting soybeans. Will be no tilling in standing corn stalks. Have looked into boot repair bushings, seed brakes, spiked closing wheels, hydraulic downforce. Anything that has really helped on your farm? Thanks!

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

Adding scales will help you have a more accurate seed rate.

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Verified FBN Member (NE)

Not sure if you have looked into any kind of section control but we put Intellidrive (electric drives with section control ran through the 2...

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Verified FBN Member (IL)

Haven’t looked into that. What sort of mixed feelings?

Verified FBN Member (NE)

Well we bought it through our local JD dealer as I’m not sure if you can even buy it directly from the Intellidrive company and we were told...

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Verified FBN Member (NY)

Check with Needham (Phil) Ag Technologies as much information and possible upgrades . Very knowledgeable and much experience worldwide .

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