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Calibrating the Truax Rough Rider seed drill for restoration plantings


St. John, Loren.; Cornforth, Brent; Simonson, Boyd; Ogle, Dan; Tilley, Derek. 2008. Calibrating the Truax Rough Rider seed drill for restoration plantings. Tech. Note Plant Materials No. 20. Aberdeen, ID: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. 15 p.

The purpose of this technical note is to provide a step-by-step approach to calibrating the Truax Rough Rider range drill, a relatively new, state-of-the-art rangeland drill. To achieve the desired outcome of a seeding project, an important step following proper weed control and seedbed preparation is the calibration of the seeding equipment to ensure the recommended amount of seed is uniformly planted.

Keywords: Truax Rough Rider, seed drill, restoration plantings


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Calibrating the Truax Rough Rider seed drill for restoration plantings
Electronic Publish Date: September 25, 2009
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