Most seed companies guarantee a 95% germination rate. When using the Germinator, expectations of a 98% rate is not out-of-line.
These wheels are a welcome OEM product replacement on my planter, it will be a fun planting season knowing the wheels will remain clog-free and produce better results at the same time.
I feel fortunate to have had Germinator closing wheels on my planter in 2018. Here in Northwest Iowa it was extremely difficult spring with frequent rain delays and the complication of occasionally needing to plant on stale tillage. The Germinator closing wheels system worked great in normal conditions, wet spots and where crusts had developed…
Both 2016 and 2018 were managed with Grain Temp Guard – Alarm HT
The 2016 corn was sold in September 2019. It had a 60 pound test weight in a moisture of 13.5%.