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Craig Shaw used this corn planter for three years to more precisely place canola seed — and loved the “very, very uniform” emergence 
it produced.

Costly corn planter gives ultra-consistent canola stands

Craig Shaw loved the results, and lower seed cost, 
but the pricey equipment is a major barrier

It’s one of those farming Catch 22s. On the one hand, the high cost of canola seed makes it tempting to minimize one’s seeding rate — on the other hand, a strong and consistent canola stand is key to good returns. In the American Corn Belt, producers have found a solution by repurposing their corn […] Read more