OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of L Evans & Son to their Maschio Gaspardo dealer network in the UK.
The addition of two rows of sprung finger tines can turn a set of rolls into a true multi-purpose machine, capable of helping growers reduce their reliance on chemicals in combating pest and weed problems.
OPICO has appointed Dominic Burt as Territory Manager to cover Wales, West and South West England for the Maschio and Gaspardo brands.
The Jane Bed Tiller is the latest evolution of the Maschio rotavators, targeting root crop, vegetable, fruit and flower growers to intensively till soils and form beds prior to establishment of the crop.
Moving from a run-of-the-mill quad-mounted spinner to a specialist pellet applicator on a set of heavy rolls has revolutionised slug control for one Suffolk grower.
The discs move all the ground and loosen the soil. We only need to go down 1.5in... depth control on the machine is very good." Steve Klenk, Farm Manager, Herefordshire
Flexibility: Strautmann Super Vitesse - a forage wagon, outdoor feeder and zero-grazer all in one machine.
OPICO dryer treats the crop gently, dries it within the defined temperature limits and its cascading action conditions and cleans the grain creating a very attractive sample.
James will support the OPICO Sales team and dealers across the UK, further reinforcing the level of expertise and technical knowledge on the Strautmann range of machinery
Cambridgeshire grower Edward Davison picks out the best and worst points of his Sky Easy Drill, which he bought in 2016 when his crop yields were hammered by a high weed count
With many miles of drainage dykes, ditches and field margins to maintain, Norfolk farming company Proctor Bros relies on no-nonsense machinery to maximise work rate and minimise downtime.
Compaction in grassland can cost dairy farmers up to £250/ha per year in lost dry matter yields.
HE-VA cast steel 620mm roller rings, with 10 spokes, were the strongest and most robust in trials carried out by Swedish machinery magazine
Based in Sandbach, Cheshire G Richardson Agri Engineering are ideally located to grow the Strautmann forage and feeding franchise in the Cheshire and surrounding area.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of A B Wight Engineering to their Maschio Gaspardo dealer network.
OPICO has appointed Alan Watt as a new Territory Manager to cover Western, Central and Northern Scotland.
In this issue of Cow Management, Rachel Porter asks can one machine be more financially viable than three?
Farmers Guide report on the advantages of accurate diet feeding of dairy cattle and seeing a Strautmann self propelled in action.
Increased versatility from updated SKY MaxiDrill cultivator drill to include the ability to establish/apply three products at once via two separate distribution systems.
In fields unsuitable for ploughing, Maschio's new Rota-seeder enables low-cost, one-pass reseeding, and proved a useful alternative in last autumn’s catchy wet weather
This one-pass seeding is lower cost than traditional plough systems, and provides an alternative in catchy weather.
"After the 2014 floods we decided to put the whole farm over to a direct drill basis"
The May 2018 issue of Farm Contractor and Large Scale Farmer (page 20/21) lays out the practical steps that need to be taken to apply for a LEADER GRANT.
OPICO has appointed Colin Grigor as a new Territory Manager to cover Northern England and Southern Scotland.
The new generation rings are generally heavier and more robust and will be standard on all new HE-VA sets of rolls in 2018, from the entry level VIP rollers through to the 20.3m King Rolls.
Self-propelled mixer wagons have the potential to significantly cut labour, fuel and machinery running costs, according to feeder specialist Strautmann
A Suffolk farm business put plenty of thought into its move to an oilseed rape establishment system that performs a number of important tasks in one pass.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Franks Curtis to their Strautmann and OPICO grassland machinery dealer network.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Menai Tractors near Caernarfon to their OPICO grassland dealer network.
OPICO are delighted to confirm the appointment of a full time office administrator, Karen Dowie.
Planning ahead and being prepared for the next 10 years was the goal for farmer Stuart Whitehouse last year when he extended his grain stores and installed a 20t Magna automatic batch dryer.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Johnsons of Cheadle to their Strautmann dealer network.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Severn Farm Machinery to their Maschio Gaspardo dealer network.
Demo days for self-propelled diet feeders will show not just the improvements in ration-mixing and efficiencies, but also how a unique contract hire package makes them economically feasible for just 250 cows.
OPICO has promoted Angus Steven to a new role as After Sales Director. Angus will be responsible for customer support across the extensive range of OPICO brands, including SKY, HE-VA, Maschio, Gaspardo and Strautmann.