Which corn seed size plants the best?
Provide corn seed size R1, R2, R3 or F1, F2, F3 (R2 = Round @ 45-55#) and the make/model or planter unit technology/era.
Precision V Drive Meters I like Flats the best F2 45 to 52 pounds.
R2work best for my planter
I’ve studied this for 4 years on my vacuum planter. I do small plots and have 150+ hybrids each year with all seed sizes and there hasn’t sh...More
The seed corn Companies are backing away from +300 seed corn, competition. Lower 200 for triple stacked corn now.
100% true. I use to work for Monsanto in Boone, IA (and central IL before promotion) When you see the seed production process from start to ...More
Rounds tend to plant better but also tend to have lower germ which offsets the planting advantage. Round seeds come mainly from the ends of...More
We use precision planting vset meters on harvest international bars and F2 seed works best for us. If not available then R2s
With my precision finger pickups, R1 or F2 plant the best
6100, 8 row White planter. I want larger rounds, 54# & up. I modified the air holes in the plates, used a rotary file in my drill to make ...More
It said at the time when we bought the 5100 White, The Most Accurate Planter In The World. not, if it can't plant flats. I've had a big...More
Case 1250 planter. I like R2 and 45-55#
Plant alot of F1 seed size. Use white 6180 and white 8523.
Medium rounds plant with almost 100% accuracy in my white 8524.