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Older Jd 8300 series grain drill settings for seed

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Starvation ridg

10-19-2006 06:50:05




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I need some info on settings for winter whest on a older 8300 drill with 7 in. spacing. I would like to plant 80 to 90 pounds to the acre. I have no chart or manual at this time so if anyone can help me get in the ballpark thanks very much! Rob




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Starvation ridge farm

10-19-2006 20:47:48




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 Re: Older Jd 8300 series grain drill settings for in reply to Starvation ridge farm, 10-19-2006 06:50:05  
Thanks very much for all your help. Ifin it ever stops raining I will give her a try!! Thanks,Rob



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Devin Sparks

10-19-2006 08:57:41




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 Re: Older Jd 8300 series grain drill settings for in reply to Starvation ridge farm, 10-19-2006 06:50:05  
I have a 8250 that I plant wheat with. I planted 100 lbs / acre. I set the gate at 20-22. Hope this helps.

Devin



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JMS/MN

10-19-2006 08:57:22




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 Re: Older Jd 8300 series grain drill settings for in reply to Starvation ridge farm, 10-19-2006 06:50:05  
Manual for a FLUTED drill shows 78 lbs at notch 20, 94 lbs at notch 24. Feed cups should be set at uppermost notch of the three- small seed, so the cup is closed down the most. DOUBLE RUN drill is set different.



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