John Deere 1785 Drawn Planter

Field image of 1785 Drawn Planter

The 1785 is a drawn planter that attaches to the tractor drawbar.

  • Designed for planting one crop at 30-in. spacing and a second crop at 15-in. spacing
  • Available in 1.6-bu. or 3-bu. MaxEmerge™ 5 row unit
  • Insecticide option for 1.6-bu.
Key Specs:
Number of rows6, 8, 11, or 15
Row spacing6 Row: 70 cm
27.5 in.
6 Row: 76 cm
30 in.
8 Row: 76 cm
11 Row: 38 cm
15 in.
15 Row: 38 cm
Frame - Fold configuration
Frame - Flexibility
Row unit seed hoppersCapacity
58 or 106 L
1.6 or 3 bu
Seed MetersBase
Vacuum, finger pickup, radial bean meter

Rows and Row Spacing:
Number of rows6, 8, 11, or 12
Row spacing6 Row: 70 cm
27.5 in.
6 Row: 76 cm
30 in.
8 Row: 76 cm
11 Row: 38 cm
15 in.
15 Row: 38 cm
Fold configuration
Frame tube size
Fold-and-go from tractor cab
Rear hitch
Lift System:
TypeWheel hydraulic cylinder
Number of cylinders
Base16.5 x 16.1 - 14 PR Drive Wheel Tires
18 x 9.5 x 8 - 4 PR Transmission Drive Wheel Tires
Row Units:
TypeMaxEmerge™ 5 row units
OpenerTru-Vee Double Disk
Depth gauging
Walking wheels
Row unit seed hoppersCapacity
58 or 106 L
1.6 or 3 bu
Row unit down force

Scrapers, opener blades

Seed tube sensors
Seed Meters:
BaseVacuum, finger pickup, radial bean meter
Finger pickup
Radial bean meter
Central Commodity System
Drive System:
BaseContact drive tire
Number of drive wheels
Drive wheel disconnect
Counter shaft
Drill shaft
Seed transmission
Transmission combinations
TypeAutomatic alternating or independent control
Marker disk
Shear bolt protection
Less marker option
Closing System:
Rubber tire closing system

Cast iron closing system

Herbicide and Insecticide:
Insecticide only hopper
Herbicide only hopper
Insecticide and herbicide hopper
Liquid Insecticide System:
System available
Tank capacity
Seed Monitor System:
Tillage Attachments:
Unit-mounted coulter
Frame-mounted coulter
Bubble blade
.63-in. fluted blade (25 flutes)
.7-in. fluted blade (13 flutes)
1-in. fluted blade (8 flutes)
Row tillage support hanger
Tine tooth
Cons. furrower w/ leading cutout blade
V-wing bed sweeps
Row cleaner
Row cleaner - unit-mounted coulter
Row cleaner - unit-mounted DD fert. opener
Onboard / towed / tractor tanks
Tank capacity
Fixed-rate application
Variable-rate application
Pump type
Pump rate
Fertilizer opener type
Flow divider distribution system
Pressure manifold distribution system
Dry fertilizer
Transport width (with markers)6-Row Narrow: 4.9 m
16.83 ft
8-Rpw Narrow: 6.96 m
22.83 ft
Transport width (without markers)
Transport length6-Row Narrow: 5.3 m
17.67 ft
8-Row Narrow: 5.3 m
Transport height6-Row: Narrow: 3.35 m
11 ft
8-Row Narrow: 2.97 m
9.75 ft
Transport weight
Transport underframe clearance
Field operation width
Field operation length
Ag Management Solutions:
Map-based seeding
Field documentation
Parallel tracking
Additional Information:
Recommended tractor horsepower
Recommended tractor hydraulicsHydraulic oil required to operate platner: approximately 2.8 L
0.75 gal.
Tractor standby pressure: 15,514 kPa
155 bar (2,250 psi)
Hydraulic system working pressure: 20,684 kPa
207 bar (3,000 psi)
Hydraulic system burst pressure: 82,737 kPa
827 bar (12,000 psi)
Warranty length
Date collected