In this rapidly changing industry, we’ve realized the importance of continually updating our approach to stay relevant in the market, and are committed to just that. VTF Sunrise excels in cover crop seeding. In 2012, we built a customized cover crop seeder that's capable of seeding 400-500 acres/day. The design has been improved since then, but we are always focusing on new conservation ideas.
What are the benefits of using cover crops?
Decreases soil compaction
Lowers nitrogen losses
Increases organic matter
Improves weed control
Increases water infiltration
Improves soil biological activity
What methods are available for planting cover crops?
Air cart seeders
Air-boomed fertilizer trucks
Spinner box fertilizer trucks
12 volt seeders
VTF Sunrise Cover Cropper.
What types of cover crops are available?
Austrian Winter Peas
What are the benefits of early seeding?
Provides more vegetative growth for improved soil tilth
Early rain falls provide increased yields
Aids in harvesting crops during wet seasons
More accurate seed placement than aerial seeding