Field test, Check seed population, Field test -19 – Kinze 3500 Lift and Rotate Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
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Perform a field test with any change of field and/or planting conditions, seed size or planter adjustment to ensure
proper seed placement and operation of row units. See “Rate Charts”, “Check Seed Population” and “Granular
Chemical Application Field Check”.
Check planter for front to rear and lateral level operation. See “Level Planter”.
all row units to be certain they are running level. Row unit parallel arms should be approximately parallel to
the ground when planting.
Check row markers for proper operation and adjustment. See “Row Marker Adjustments” and “Row Marker Speed
Check for proper application rates and placement of granular chemicals on
all rows. See “Granular Chemical
Application Field Check”.
Check for desired depth placement and seed population on
all rows. See “Check Seed Population”.
Check for proper application rates of fertilizer on
all rows. See proper “Fertilizer Application Rate Chart”.
Reinspect machine after field testing.
Hoses And Fittings
Bolts And Nuts
Cotter Pins And Spring Pins
Drive Chain Alignment
1. Tie up one or more sets of closing wheels by running a chain
or rubber tarp strap between the hopper support panel and
closing wheels. It may be necessary to decrease closing wheel
arm spring tension.
2. Plant a short distance and check to see if seed is
visible in the seed trench. Adjust planting depth to a
shallower setting if seed is not visible and recheck.
CHECK SEED POPULATION
Chain, rubber tarp
strap, or similar.
Planting depth adjustment