LAMMA visitors will be able to see for the first time, two new trailed drills from French manufacturer Sky Agriculture
OPICO has appointed Joe Redman as Product Specialist for its new range of trailed min-till and no-till drills which will be launched at LAMMA 2016.
OPICO has taken over the UK distribution of machinery from German manufacturer Strautmann, with immediate effect.
The Argricultural Engineers Association has elected James Woolway (OPICO Limited, Managing Director) as its president at its annual general meeting.
With increasing restrictions on chemical usage for weed control and the increasing threat of blackgrass spreading across the nations wheat fields it is essential that growers look to all options when controlling the weed.
Growers need to employ a combination of cultural and chemical strategies and pay attention to detail in order to successfully control blackgrass infestations.
Machinery supplier OPICO staged a 'Beating Black-grass' seminar last month where cultivation options as well as the application of key grass weed herbicide Avadex were the focus.
With a split of heavy and light land, there's a need for two distinctly different rotations for one Suffolk farming business. CMP visits to find out how it matched the oilseed rape establishment to both.
For Northampton farm manager, Nathan Kilby, consolidation is king. Since switching the entire crop establishment approach at Manor Farm, near Towcester, across to direct-drilling three years ago, he has realised just how essential it is to roll stubbles after drilling. Not once, but twice.
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The HE-VA range of cultivation equipment has been further expanded with the launch, at LAMMA, of a trailed subsoiler, available in working widths of 5m and 6m, with 9 and 11 subsoiler legs respectively.
At LAMMA, OPICO is launching a micro-granule applicator - the Micro Pro 16 – developed for applying Avadex, and designed to ensure an accurate spread pattern is achieved: in independent tests a Micro Pro16 recorded a 5.36% coefficient of variation, making it one of the most accurate applicators on the market.