Automated seeder downforce control
Smart Downforce Isn’t Just for Planters
Get automatic and accurate downforce on air seeders and drills, too.
Automated Downforce Control
Select how much gauge wheel weight you want to have on the wheels of the air seeder or drill and the SeederForce system will make automatic adjustments to maintain the desired weight. It will measure and adjust downforce every time you encounter variability in the field.
Choose Section or Row-by-Row Control
Section control varies the downforce applied to each rockshaft of the air seeder or drill using a hydraulic manifold per section. Whereas row control varies the downforce applied to each row of the drill. This requires a load cell as well as a hydraulic cylinder in place of the spring on each row.
Adjust Target Downforce in the Cab
Multiple downforce sensors on the gauge wheels provide real-time measurements to the 20|20 in the cab. Then you set a desired amount of weight on each gauge wheel and the 20|20 system automatically makes adjustments on the go while seeding.
The goal is to get each seed into moisture so it will grow, but not to have too much compaction where the seed can’t break through the ground. By allowing SeederForce to automatically adjust the pressure on each row according to what soil environment the sensor on the gauge wheel detects, you will prevent seeds on top of the ground, and eliminate sidewall compaction, even in wheel tracks.
Take control of the data you collect and how you view it.
Downforce: This downforce details page shows row-by-row information. See exactly how much margin each row is carrying or how often that row is losing contact with the ground. This page also shows how much downforce is required to achieve the downforce target.
Applied DownForce: The applied force map evaluates the fields' seeding conditions. By viewing the maps side-by-side you can see which rows were working harder to achieve the proper downforce level.
Ground Contact + Margin: See how often and how much extra weight you have on your gauge wheels. Use these metrics to confirm if your downforce setting is correct or if you need to make an adjustment.» Learn More About the 20|20
Hear From Growers
"Having downforce on my seeder has already increased my speed and productivity."