• US 20140290546A1
  • Filed: 04/16/2014
  • Published: 10/02/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/02/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A seeding machine comprising:

  • a seed meter which includes a metering member with a plurality of apertures in a circular array, the seed meter configured to move individual seeds sequentially along a first path to a release position;

    a delivery system which moves the individual seeds in a second path from the release position to a discharge position adjacent a seed furrow formed in soil beneath the seeding machine; and

    a blocking loading surface which blocks movement of the individual seeds along the first path and permits redirection and movement of the individual seeds along the second path as the individual seeds are moved to the release position.

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