DEKALB Canola Recalibration Calculator
When it comes to canola seed, we’ve made sure you’re getting the right number of seeds in every bag. And now with the Canola Recalibration Calculator, you can quickly determine if a drill recalibration is necessary.
Regardless of TSW (Thousand Seed Weight) every bag of DEKALB canola will have a no less than 4.25 million seeds per bag and is recommended to seed at 10 acres per bag. Simply divide the total pounds of the bag by 10 to get your seeding rate. Example: Bag weight = 45 lbs. 45 lbs/10acres = 4.5 lbs/acre seeding rate.
It is important to always calibrate the drill, based on your canola seed TSW, to achieve the desired plant population. This recalibration calculator will help you determine if you need to recalibrate your drill if receiving canola seed with multiple TSWs.
For starters enter the bag weight of your DEKALB canola hybrid. The bag weight is printed on the front of the bag. The calculator will tell you what range of TSWs allow you to maintain the same seeding rate, and still achieve the target plant population. If your other canola seed TSW falls outside of this range you will need to adjust your seeding rate and recalibrate your drill based on the new canola seed TSW.