Maximising machine use to make the most of an investment is often a priority for most machinery buyers. But one Wiltshire farming business has taken this thinking to the next level.
Sprayer capacities continue to creep up, but the concept of a large trailed sprayer is still slightly alien in the UK. Jane Carley finds out why a 6,000 litre, 42m Landquip is the right option for one Suffolk farm.
With a keen eye on technology, one Yorkshire grower is making the most of a drone to pin-point areas of crop for spot-treatment, with applications precisely targeted thanks to individual nozzle control.
Seeking greater productivity and efficiency from sprays and liquid fertiliser applications, one Northamptonshire farm opted to double the size of its sprayer, choosing an 8,000-litre Agrifac Condor Endurance II. Geoff Ashcroft reports.
Following customer demand for a tech-loaded sprayer, Vicon answered the call and introduced the iXtrack T4. Alex Heath went to see it in action at its UK launch.
Complementing its existing models, Househam Sprayers has extended its self-propelled range with the introduction of the Predator. Geoff Ashcroft took a closer look at this all-new flagship machine from the British maker.
Not wanting to rely only on sales of its trailed sprayers, Chafer is back in the self-propelled market with the development of the Interceptor.
Dee Bank Farm, Mount Road, Leek, Staffordshire,