Piket Implements by Carel Van Niekerk Engineering
The Piket Implements Economy No-Till Maize Planter is designed for planting crops on smaller farms making use of tractor traction. It was designed to be used as a no-till planter, meaning that no soil tillage is required before planting. Seed and fertiliser are planted from a single row up to six rows (depending on the amount of units being used).
Piket Implements Characteristics
- No-till or conventional
- Rows: one to six (depending on the number of units being used)
- 3-Point toolbar
- Consists of three hoppers for application of fine seed, seed and fertiliser
- Usage: Maize, beans, small grains
- Robust and strong
- Simple design
- Spare parts generally available
- Low maintenance
Planting unit operation
The disc cuts through the roots and plant material to reduce blockage of the tine.
Right behind the cutting disc runs the tine, which loosens the soil. The fertiliser is placed directly by the tine at any desired depth. The seed can then be placed at a separate depth through an adjustable seed boot. Both seed and fertiliser are fed through pipes from the metering units to the seed boot and tine.
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