Even though the snow is falling here this evening, it is time to check the planter. Here is a list of suggestions for planter setup and maintenance.
· Check meters on a test stand in order to visually inspect parts and evaluate performance.
· Inspect all mechanical drive components and look for any excessive wear including down pressure springs, parallel linkages and bushings.
· Check seed tubes for any wear in particular the bottom section that can wear or become damaged. Replace if damaged or has excessive wear.