Calibrate. Calibrate. Calibrate.

“If it’s worth doing, it’s worth doing right,” someone once said, and calibrating your seed treatment equipment is no different. Calibrate your seed treatment equipment, or you’ll end up paying for it — one way or another. This could be in the form of liquid shortages or surpluses to treat your seed supply, or even worse, regulators get involved, and a penalty is dealt.

When we start talking about the importance of calibration, I don’t always see a real strong appreciation for the role of calibration, or for what could happen if things aren’t properly calibrated. From my perspective, you’ve spent a great deal of money on getting the right equipment in place and the tools and technology to make it all work. If you fail to regularly calibrate your equipment, you might as well operate the system manually.

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