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Soil health takes centre stage at direct drilling demo

Around 100 farmers from across East Anglia attended a recent demonstration day in Suffolk, where drills from leading manufacturers were put through their paces in a variety of establishment situations.

Väderstad NZ Extreme and Inspire now available to demo

Both of Väderstad’s new generation NZ Extreme heavy duty tine harrow and Inspire seed drill are built for precision and high-intensity performance and are now available to demo in the UK.

One drill, many crops – achieve precision drilling with the Chrono 500

Maschio Gaspardo has launched a new version of its high-speed Chrono precision drill. The Chrono 500 is a mounted machine which has a key feature that sets it apart from anything else.

Amazone expands precision seeder range with new trailed models

Developed specifically for large-scale farms and contractors, the new Precea 9000-TCC and 12000-TCC come in working widths of 9 and 12 m respectively and provide high-precision seed placement, ensuring optimum field emergence even at increased working speeds of up to 15 km/h.

Establishment trials highlight differences in drill performance

The Hutchinsons/CAS drill demonstration at Aston Grange Farm in Cheshire last autumn showcased the performance of different drills when drilling wheat into cover crops and the impact on subsequent crop establishment.

Kuhn unveils new and improved lightweight drill

Kuhn has recently launched an improved, lightweight Megant drill featuring new tine coulters, an updated terminal, and the option to add a second hopper so farmers can drill two crops in one go.

Latest tine drill brings increased flexibility and work rates

Weaving has added a wider 8m model to its popular Sabre drill range – increasing the options available for larger farms looking for a versatile, all-weather drill. David Williams saw the first 8m version working on a Northamptonshire farm.

Optimised drilling at an affordable price

David Williams visited a Cambridgeshire family’s mixed farm, where strategies to improve soil and crop health, and to reduce costs, have increased profitability.

High capacity 12m drills join premium line-up

Vaderstad has announced its first 12m drills which will join its existing seeding line-up, during an online press conference in early November. David Williams reports.

Claydon launch exciting new mounted drills in 2022

Claydon will launch a new range of mounted drills at Lamma ‘22. Building on the company’s 20 years’ experience of this technology, the nine Claydon Evolution models take direct strip seeding to the next level.

Soil improvement, cost and time savings result from switch to direct drilling

Time and cost savings and an improved soil structure have resulted from a move to direct drilling for a South Downs family farm. David Williams reports.

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.

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