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Winners celebrate 70 years of the British National Ploughing Championships

The 70th British National Ploughing Championships have been celebrated after a year’s delay, and were a great success according to the organisers, with thousands of people visiting the event held in Northumberland on the 9–10th October.

Tillage-Live returns to Cirencester 2021

Now in its 30th year Tillage-Live 2021, the national crop establishment demonstration, returns to the west this autumn.

CrossCutter makes light work of stale seedbeds

Preparing the ideal stale seedbed ahead of a direct drill is an exacting task and like many farmers, Richard Budd has tried a number of approaches at Stevens Farm, near Hawkhurst, Kent.

Tillage company adds 4m model to the tillage system line

Whether it’s residue management, weed control, moisture incorporation or creating a seedbed prior to planting, the unique diamond-shaped Kelly Tillage System offers a wide array of ground engaging disc chains to satisfy your year-round light tillage requirements.

‘A reputation for excellence and efficiency’

Claas, a family business, was founded in 1913 and is a leading global manufacturer of agricultural machinery, renowned for being at the forefront of technology and innovation. We took a brief snapshot of Claas Eastern’s company profile and its portfolio of products, including the extensive range of Lemken ploughs and drills.

Cultivator pertinent for reduced and zero-till

The Guttler brand has many products which are pertinent to the current drive towards reduced tillage and zero tillage, says importer Wox Agri.

From ploughed to seedbed in one pass

Väderstad shares details of the RexiusTwin, which it says is the heaviest press on the market, available in working widths from 4.5–10.3 metres and offering impressive results in both the heaviest and lightest soils.

A summer of new launches for British izona

The izona range is the brainchild of farmer and engineer, Martin Lole who is well known in the industry for being the leading force behind several popular machinery brands still operating in the UK.

Stubble cultivation combined with a pneumatic seed drill

For most farmers, sowing catch crops directly as they cultivate their stubble is the easiest approach, as it avoids an additional pass and reduces working time, effort and costs. This is why Lemken now offers a combined pneumatic intercrop seeder for its cultivators and compact disc harrows, allowing farmers to utilise the optimal time for sowing and benefit from immediate erosion protection.

British National Ploughing Championships set to return for 2021

After having to sadly cancel the 2020 championships the Society of Ploughmen have confirmed that they will be going ahead with the event this Autumn. This will mark the national championships 70th year. 

See the latest direct drills in action at Cereals 2021

Minimal soil disturbance and cover crops are the cornerstones of conservation agriculture. Demonstrators in this newly expanded area at Cereals 2021 will showcase and discuss the benefits of their machinery as it relates to direct drill, min-till and no-till solutions for arable farmers.

The Swifterdisc provides swift and affordable soil cultivation

Bednar Swifterdisc is a short disc cultivator which has been developed for uniform cultivation in order to maximise the mixing quality of soil and plant residue, creating a homogeneous material with the plant residue to allow decomposing quickly and evenly.

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