Product Spotlight: Salford Valmar 55 Series Implement-mount Granular Applicators
Excelling at Cover Crop Application
Salford's Valmar 55 series line of seeders excel at cover crop application. The 55 series tools quickly and accurately meter a variety of seed and granular product sizes at a range of rates suited for cover crop seeding. The 55 Series seeders are best known for their value, versatility, and adaptability. 55 series seeders are routinely set up for seeding with tillage implements, heavy harrows, high clearance sprayers, and a variety of other implements allowing producers to accomplish more work with each pass.
A Better Applicator through Better Design
Whether you’re seeding or applying herbicides, a Salford Valmar 55 Series implement-mount applicator is designed to deliver unparalleled accuracy under a wide variety of ground conditions. Its rugged construction is sturdy enough to withstand the rigors of commercial use. With this level of built-in durability, the 55 Series is the right choice for your farm operation. Moreover, it incorporates a number of innovative features designed to make granular application easier, safer, and more precise than ever.
Accurate Metering System
The Valmar 55 Series applicators achieve their accuracy thanks to a ground-driven metering system that ensures an accurate application rate regardless of ground speed. 55 Series applicators use a 60-speed gearbox that allows the application rate to be increased or decreased in increments of five percent.
Drive ratio changes can be made at the gearbox, eliminating the need to move chains and realign sprockets. For cropping conditions that require a rate change on the go, an optional Alternate Rate Kit can be added to allow an instantaneous rate change. Or, simply by installing a hydraulic drive system such as the Rawson AccuRate®, you can eliminate the ground drive and be ready for use with most GPS or variable rate systems.
Valmar 3-Point Hitch Mounting Option
Choose Your Implement - The 3-point hitch mount uses an integrated drawbar rated for 350 hp. A heavier duty, 600 hp rated version is also available on request. The ease of hitching and unhitching different implements makes it easy to use the 55 Series applicators with multiple implements on the same farm. All hydraulic and electrical hook-ups are transferred to the rear of the unit as well. Switch between applying starter fertilizer with your planter to seeding cover crops with your tillage tool in no time.