How can I get better soybean spacing with my John Deere planter?
Not sure if I’m not getting my vacuum set properly or what. It does good on corn just not soybeans. I went back to a Deere planter last year. I had been using a Great Plains and spacing was very good with it.
Any seed disk that has 3 seeds per drop like the JD Soybean disk does (108 cells) is not going to give you good spacing. Population will eve...More
Yeah I’m on 30’s. Was thinking of updating it to precision electric drive with speed tubes. But that’s a high price update. I’m planting 1...More
The 56 hole disk rather than the 80 cell disk is what you can use for soybean singulation with the vSet2 meter. It can be used with seed tub...More
Anyone on here ever tried running promax40 John Deere plates for beans? I run 15” and have been wondering about getting the singulation a bi...More
Tried it on 30” rows on a small plot. Worked good. Planted at 13200
What was your ground speed? Could you run 4.5 MPH?
I was at 3.5 mph
Add Precision equipment.
Use your promax 40 seed disks.
I don’t plant soybeans but I have learned 2 things. 1.Precision is the leader, John Deere is the follower. 2.It takes a great dealer. I coul...More
I just bought a A52904 “flat medium editable bean plate” it has 4.5mm holes and a knocker and is a 50 cell disk.. This is on a maxemerge 5 u...More
Just an update, the beans are all up and look great. Using these parts and those rates it looks awesome. Picket fence stand compared to how ...More
Are you on 15 or 30 inch? I have those plates in and am having to drive about 4mph I’m on 30’s
That’s a good idea. I am going to check that out.