In recent years, a number of commercially made interrow drills have come to the market, however, one Yorkshire farmer has been using a homemade version for the past five years. Alex Heath finds out more.
Pottinger has expanded its range of Aerosem pneumatic seed drills to be used in conjunction with its Lion power harrows.
Maschio Gaspardo has launched its Chrono high speed, precision drill into the UK, equipped with several features designed to increase output and seed placement accuracy.
For one Warwickshire grower, flexibility is key when it comes to drilling, with a Kuhn Aurock 6000 RC joining the fleet. Alex Heath finds out how the direct drill has performed so far.
A switch to strip seeding has meant much more than a change of drilling system for one Norfolk farm business. Arable Farming finds out more.
Mechanical weeding can be a highly effective technique but accuracy is key, so matching the working width of the hoe and drill by combining the two could be the way forward. Jane Carley finds out more.
As precision drills become more adaptable, one Cambridgeshire grower is taking technology and a bespoke adaption of its seeder into new territory. Jane Carley reports.
The switch to a disc-coultered drill is making the move to more of a min-till based approach possible for one Devon grower. At the same time it has helped to extend the window for sowing autumn crops, following some tricky weather patterns.
For one farm, a brace of combi-drills from Alpego are proving invaluable at getting crops into the ground in challenging conditions, be it from varying soil types or temperamental weather. Alex Heath finds out more.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,