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Contact: Matt Swayne
Penn State

Seeder (2 of 2)

Caption: A device designed by Penn State agricultural scientists that can plant seed, add herbicides and spray fertilizer in a single trip improved the yield of a cornfield during a recent test. Farmers could potentially reduce the number crop rotations and the cost of fertilizers by using this multipurpose seeder that can create a healthy cover crop during the planting season.

Credit: Patrick Mansell, Penn State

Usage Restrictions: Noncommercial use only

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