Cultivator and drill demonstration proves popular with potential buyers

Relentless wet weather gave way to a few drier days in mid-March, creating workable conditions for an Oliver Landpower Ltd demonstration of Sumo drills and cultivators, and JCB Fastracs. David Williams was there.

New electronics system optimises planter accuracy

Tillage and seeding company Väderstad is introducing the new electronic system, WSX to Tempo F, Tempo V, and Tempo L in the summer of 2024. New features have been added to ensure accuracy in the field – including automatic seed singulation, active hydraulic row-unit downforce, and curve compensation.

A clean plough furrow – a prerequisite for safe and high yields

The use of ploughs is still at the forefront for many farmers, above all as a key tool in crop establishment to reset soil and reduce weed burden, some of which may have resistance to herbicides.

Expert shares advice on how to reduce soil compaction after wet winter 

While many farmers are ready to start spring cultivations, sowing and planting, their lands may still be flooded or saturated from heavy and prolonged winter rain, making the soil too wet to work. A Bush Tyres expert has shared a number of tips on how to handle farming work in current conditions.

Multipurpose cultivator enters new generation

Väderstad’s TopDown cultivator is entering a new generation, with the introduction of the iPad-based control system Väderstad E-Control, as well as the possibility to apply prescription map tillage via Isobus Task Control.

Plough plays second fiddle to more flexible cultivator

Rising production costs coupled with pressure on cultivation timeliness and labour availability, have led Lincolnshire arable farmer Tim Horner of Holme Farm, Tetney to review the use of his plough as a key cultivator in favour of a more flexible and faster disc/tined-based cultivation system, without compromising yield and quality.

New seeding boom and updates announced

Einbock now offers a new seeding boom for the P-Box Seeder Box series. Serving as an additional solution to the fixed, rear mounted seeders, this front- or rear-mounted implement can be used for fertilisation, cover cropping, overseeding grass and the application of underseeds.

New option on cultivator adds versatility

The Patriot cultivator from Cousins of Emneth will be on show at LAMMA this year, with a new addition for even greater versatility. Meanwhile, special show deals will be available and show visitors will have a last opportunity to take advantage of finance deals.

Versatile deep cultivator helping meet green farming objectives

A large-scale farming operation focused on green energy production has invested in a pair of one-pass deep cultivators which will be used for all future cultivations. David Williams saw the machines in action.

Plough and cultivation centres to open in Scotland         

Two long standing companies have joined forces with the opening of plough centres for Scotland.

Cultivation, seeding, fertiliser and crop-care machinery previewed ahead of major show

Cultivation, seeding, fertiliser and crop-care machinery previewed ahead of major show Amazone staged a European press event to announce its latest products and innovations ahead of the Agritechnica show this November. David Williams was there.

Cousins of Emneth announces price reductions

Machinery manufacturer Cousins of Emneth has announced a price reduction on one of its ranges after making savings on some of the components.

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