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Stanhay S870 Belt Planter

Stanhay S870 belt planter row unit

Stanhay S870 belt planter metering unit

S870 Row unit pricing: $2,460 (base) 
Exact S870 row unit pricing depends on options and setup.

Stanhay precision belt planters

Stanhay precision belt planters are renown for their low seed drop and remarkable versatility. They plant every seed type from carrot to beans. When used with coated seed, Stanhay's accuracy is nearly perfect.

Stanhay S870 Belt Planter

The Stanhay S870 Belt Planter has long been the standard of the lettuce industry. For over 60 years, row crop growers all over the world have relied on the S870 for accurate depth control and spacing. In the U.S. "salad bowl" region, 15 and 18-row S870 planters are common, but practically any number of rows is possible.

Stanhay S870 Metering Unit

Stanhay's S870 belt metering unit is lightweight, simple and extremely versatile. It can plant 1, 2, or 3 lines per unit with unmatched precision, making the 870 planter ideal for many types of operations.

The S870 produces outstanding results with coated (pelleted) seeds, and will handle some raw seeds as well. The 870 metering unit's unique belt system is extremely gentle on seed and features the lowest seed drop of any precision planter available.



Toolbar mounted 2-row Stanhay Robin belt planter

Stanhay Robin row units. Designed for growers with limited acreage or small blocks.

Stanhay S870 Metering Unit - How It Works

2-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on toolbar

5-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on toolbar

6-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on Sutton Ag sled

8-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on Sutton Ag planter sled

Stanhay's proven 12-spacing drive land wheel


Stanhay Land Wheel - Chain Drive Transmission

Stanhay's large diameter land wheels with deep lug tires provide positive drive to the metering units.

Close ratio chain drive system gives full choice of up to 60 seed spacings and comes in 2 sizes: standard and XL.

Easy seed spacing and height adjustment allows for planting on flat or raised seedbeds up to 12-inches high.

Mounting options for Stanhay belt planters:

  • Tool bar mounted - always with land wheels
  • Sled mounted - with or without land wheels
  • Stacker bar mounted - with or without land wheels
Stanhay's belt drive land wheel


Stanhay Belt Drive Land Wheel

The Stanhay belt drive land wheel features a belt and pulley drive system, giving you a choice of 4 different seed spacings per seed belt.

Adjustments to seed spacing and height can be easily made.
Single, double, and triple line Stanhay coulters


Stanhay Coulters

Ideal for coated seed, Stanhay belt planters plant almost all small vegetable seed at any spacing pattern.

A wide range of coulters (ground openers) allows you plant in specific patterns
and densities to manipulate the size and shape of your crop.


Stanhay Belt Planter Repair

Is your Stanhay belt planter in a state of disrepair? Need parts or modification? If so, check our Stanhay Services page.

From a basic metering unit tune-up, to complete planter rebuilding, we specialize in honest, reasonably priced Stanhay repair.

We also offer manuals, diagrams, and a wide array of parts new and used for do-it-yourself planter repairs.