Inter-row drill investment aids move to more sustainable farming
8th February 2024
A Shropshire family farm is making a gradual move to regenerative farming and improved soil health with the help of a Weaving IR (inter-row) drill. David Williams reports.
Transforming the soil, economics and quality of life on Yorks family farm
31st January 2024
Changing from a traditional plough and combination drill-based crop establishment system to strip seeding has proved transformational for W. Rooke & Sons’ Heslington farming business.
Cutting-edge crop establishment solutions
14th January 2024
Mzuri will be showcasing its cutting-edge crop establishment solutions at LAMMA 2024.
New seeding boom and updates announced
28th December 2023
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.
Soil health takes centre stage at direct drilling demo
16th November 2023
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
2nd August 2023
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
16th July 2023
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
18th May 2023
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
23rd March 2023
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
22nd November 2022
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
6th May 2022
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
8th March 2022
David Williams visited a Cambridgeshire family’s mixed farm, where strategies to improve soil and crop health, and to reduce costs, have increased profitability.