Field test, Field check seed population, Field test -34 – Kinze 3600 Lift and Rotate Planter (70 CM) Rev. 5/14 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.
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 Adjustment” and “Row Marker Speed
Check for proper application rates and placement of granular chemicals on
all rows. See “Field Check Granular
Check for desired depth placement and seed population on
all rows. See “Field Check Seed Population” and
appropriate Rate Chart.
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.
FIELD CHECK SEED POPULATION
Chain, rubber tarp
strap, or similar.
Planting depth adjustment