It is easy to talk about seeding depth pre-planting but it is even more critical to review planting depth after emergence. It is no different than any other business process. PLAN - EXECUTE - REVIEW - IMPROVE - REPEAT THE CYCLE.
The stand above ground tells only part of the story though. You also need to consider and observe what the plants are showing you below the soil as well.
Peter Johnson does a great job in the below video explaining what the plant stand and roots can tell you about seeding depth.
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