Sunflower 9412 Three-Point Grain Drill

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All-purpose openers feature wide set half-inch parallel links for better depth control and accuracy in seed placement. Down pressures can be easily adjusted from no-till to conventional seeding without tools. 15" diameter x 3 1/2-mm “Heads Up” opener blades eliminate pairing of rows, premature leading blade wear and side loading of bearings. 

9300, 9400, 9500 series drills


The single-arm-mount conventional openers are mounted at an 8" stagger to promote residue flow through the seeding system. The single-point mount bearing is protected by UHMW bearings to prevent wear and reduce service time. The pneumatic down pressure system maintains an even down pressure on all row units.

9600 series drills


The all-welded seed hoppers are constructed of heavy 16-gauge steel with 3/16" thick end plates. The bolt-in hopper bottoms allow multiple row spacing using the same hopper.

9300 series (2.4 bu.), 9421 & 9600 (3.0 bu.) series, 9400 & 9500 series (3.75 bu.)


The infinitely variable meters are very gentle on seeds and provide a continuous flow of material, unlike fluted meters that drop seed in groups. This design has a better singulation effect than dumping small groups of seed (as in fluted meter operations). Rates are easily changed with a lever adjustment system on each hopper system. A small-seeds (legume) seeding hopper can be added to all models.

Seed Meter: All models.
Adjustment Lever: 9435, 9531, 9600 series


Sunflower 9000 Series drills feature an automatically locking walk board. Lift the walk board to the raised position and the lock will engage. The walk board is deep and the ladder folds over rather than under it. Attached to the ladder mount is a folding handle to assist the operator in mounting the walk board.

Walk Boards: All models.
Assist Handle: 9435, 9531, 9600 series


Heavy-duty 3/8 x 7 x 7-inch main frames are coupled to a 3/8 x 3 x 5-inch opener frame to create a sound foundation for all Sunflower grain drills.

9300, 9400, 9500, 9600 series drills

  • 3-point mounted design with optional Transport Pull Hitch available 
  • All-purpose opener designed for no-till through conventional seeding applications 
  • Optional marker assemblies feature a 15" diameter blade 
  • Seed metering rates on each seed box are changed by a simple screw type adjustment 
  • Nylon seed cups with six internal flutes accurately meter a wide variety of seeds without seed damage 
  • Low profile seed boxes feature capacities of 2.4 bushel per foot 
  • Drive mechanism features maintenance free sprockets, #50 chain, and spring loaded drive wheels to ensure constant soil contact and accurate seed metering 
  • The drive wheels can be slid in or out on the hex shafts for different row spacing
  • Non-skid, perforated walk boards equipped with heavy-duty ladders 
  • Transport safety light kit and SMV emblem are standard on all Sunflower equipment 
  • Available in 10', 12.5', 15', and 20' rigid models 
  • All seed boxes feature a clear plastic sight glass to view seed level from the tractor seat 


Model 9412-10 9412-12.5
Working width ft. in. (m) 10 (3) 12.5 (3.8)
Transport width ft. in. (m) 11.5 (3.51 15 (4.57)
Total hopper capacity bu. (L) 24 (886) 37 (1,304)
Weight lbs. (kg) w/ 7.5" row spacing 3,876 (1,758) 5,110 (2,318)
Power requirements 5 to 10 hp/ft at seeding depth 5 to 10 hp/ft at seeding depth