All crop plots drilled at Cereals despite wet autumn

Despite a difficult autumn, the Cereals Event reports 100 per cent of exhibitor crop plots at the Cambridgeshire site were drilled and growing by the end of October.

New drill impresses test users ahead of limited production next year

A new tine drill, designed to cope with some of the heaviest clay soils, has continued working in wet conditions in Essex when most other drills had returned to their sheds. David Williams saw it at work.

Cover crops trial puts direct drills to the test

Ten leading drill manufacturers are taking part in a Farmacy trial in Lincolnshire to see how different machines perform when growing cover crops in the rotation.

High capacity seeding with new trailed drill

Norwegian manufacturer Kverneland has increased its drill portfolio with the introduction of the high-capacity, high-output, trailed DG II seed drill.

Integrated approach to crop establishment gets best out of Mzuri strip-till drill

With pressures like slugs, black-grass and flea beetle to contend with, everyone knows getting a crop up and away in the autumn is critical, but not everyone knows this can be achieved in one-pass, straight behind the combine.

Consider new technology to calculate accurate seed rates for variable rate drilling

Farmacy chairman Mike Young’s advice is to take the time now to consider how best to optimise variable rate inputs for this autumn, with new technology such as TerraMap offering a genuine opportunity to enhance the benefits of precision agronomy.

Amazone’s new UK headquarters to optimise customer experience

Almost 600 customers and dealers attended the official opening of Amazone UK’s brand new Orchard Farm, Auckley, Doncaster headquarters and the event also provided an ideal opportunity to show-off the company’s latest agricultural innovations.

Claydon Drill’s two-day Suffolk event

Suffolk-based Claydon Drills enjoys a loyal customer following and the company’s annual open days on founder Jeff Claydon’s heavy land farm are popular. David Williams was there.

Weed control boost with Kuhn drill

With reducing numbers of chemical solutions available in the armoury, weed control is a growing challenge…

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