VAlmar ST-8 Strip Till Granular fertilizer applicator


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VALMAR ST-8 Strip Till Granular Fertilizer Applicator

Salford Valmar ST-8 applicators are ideal for producers wanting to capitalize on the lower cost of granular fertilizer. Compatible with most major manufacturers including Salford, Valmar Strip Till Granular Fertilizer Applicators combine with tillage equipment to form the ultimate single-pass multi-tool for sophisticated farming operations. 


Metering and delivery system

  • Individual venturi, open feed system
  • Two 304 stainless steel metering assemblies
  • 8, 12, 16, and 18 outlets
  • 4” diameter, 12-groove, 304 stainless steel metering roller
  • 400 lbs/acre @ 6 mph at 30 in. row spacing
  • 40-650 lb. per acre metering range
  • 2” or 2 ½” ID flex hose, depending on number of outlets
  • Hydraulic motor metering drive for use with VRT
  • Optional air diffuser kit available for 8, 12, 16, and 18 row


  • Height 95.1”
  • Width 96”
  • Depth 96” hopper, 102” overall including ladder and platform
  • Weight (empty) 2039 lbs


  • For hopper clean out: remove roller and venturi plate, open hopper bottom slide gate, product drops trough venturi
  • For calibration: remove venturi plate, turn metering, collect product as it drops through venture, and weigh


  • 250 cu.ft., 8-ton capacity
  • 304 stainless steel with two-component urethane primer and two-component urethane top coat paint
  • Use as single meter hopper or dual meter with 60/40 split hopper
  • Product level sight glass
  • Easy-to-use lid on linkage and track opener
  • Opening size - 51” wide x 37” deep
  • Available bin screen
  • Standard mounting legs and hardware (scale ready)

*May require modification by customer


  • Single inlet radial blade with 20” impeller
  • 8-outlet operates at 4800 RPM
  • 12-outlet operates at 5500 RPM
  • 16-18-outlet operates at 5900 RPM
  • Fan outlet pressure of 32 in. water column
  • 12 CC displacement hydraulic, axial piston motor
  • 20 GPM hydraulic flow, case drain required
  • 2200 PSI
  • 20 HP