Granular chemical application field check, Granular chemical application field check -21 – Kinze 3500 Lift and Rotate Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
Fill insecticide and/or herbicide hoppers.
Attach a calibrated vial to each granular chemical meter.
NOTE: Disengage clutch to avoid dropping seed during test.
Lower planter and drive 1320 feet at planting speed.
Weigh chemical in ounces caught in one vial.
Multiply that amount by factor shown to determine pounds per acre.
EXAMPLE: You are planting 30" rows. You have planted for 1320 feet at the desired planting speed. You caught 12.0
ounces of chemical in one vial. 12.0 ounces times 0.83 equals 9.96 pounds per acre.
NOTE: Check calibration of all rows.
Use metering gate setting as a starting point for distributing insecticide or herbicide. Charts are based on 5 mph
(8 kph) planting speed. Use a higher gate setting for speeds faster than 5 mph (8 kph) and a lower setting for speeds
slower than 5 mph (8 kph).
GRANULAR CHEMICAL APPLICATION FIELD CHECK
Temperature, humidity, speed, ground conditions, flowability of different material, or meter obstructions can affect
granular chemical rate of delivery.
Agricultural chemicals can cause death or serious injury to persons,
animals, and plants or seriously damage soil, equipment, or property.
Read and follow all chemical and equipment manufacturers labels
Perform a field check to determine application rates.
Granular chemical field check
Pounds Per Acre