The fowler seeding system has allowed us to have the confidence to plant canola, previously we have tried but rarely got the depth good enough to provide adequate numbers for a good establishment. This system ensures the seed remains at the depth of sowing even after heavy rain events, during seeding in 2012 we had very heavy rain and hail and the germination was excellent.
In addition we left the system at the same depth after completing the canola, for lupins and wheat and are very happy with all germinations. The system is extremely durable for most seed types we sow.
We made the decision to convert our 46’ flexi coil 820 bar over to the fowler system in early 2012, we had considered doing only half the bar. This decision has easily paid for itself in one year with the canola alone estimated at yielding 1.2 tonne when in the past we have averaged around 0.5 T.
Thanks heaps Colin, we really like the system and your support and ideas. Keep up the good work.
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