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Mr Bayliss said "We are now taking a much more considered approach to our spray use, in particular herbicides and fungicides".
"The discs have transformed seed placement - the improved germination has been remarkable" says Mr Hosking.
Extending its forage wagon line-up, Strautmann, distributed in the UK by OPICO, has added a new 02 Series version of its popular Giga Vitesse forage wagon. To find out more, Farmers Guardian put the machine to work.
Aimed at both conventional and organic farmers, HE-VA’s Top Cutter Solo is the stand-alone version of HE-VA’s existing Top Cutter range of integrated vegetation and stubble control machines.
'This one pass, high speed, versatile cultivator ticks the box for reducing cost per hectare – essential in today’s modern farming systems’
Following the success in UK and across Europe of the 3m, 4m and 6m EasyDrill, Sky Agriculture have introduced an 8m model into the range. This will be on show for the first time in the UK at Cereals Event 2021.
OPICO has appointed Matthew Ashton as Maschio Territory Manager to cover Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire, adding strength to the Maschio Gaspardo sales team.
OPICO has appointed Katherine Bliss as Assistant Marketing Manager.
Dominic Burt, Maschio’s Product Manager in the UK explains, ‘The additional hp rating makes this hardworking machine even more versatile.'
'Our main focus is to continue to grow all our brands and to develop our dealer network to its full potential.' says OPICO Sales Director Charles Bedforth
After evaluating several drills, the Hoggard family plumped for Sky Agriculture’s 4m EasyDrill. 'We’ve been very impressed with the even seed placement', says Tom Hoggard.
We are also doing everything possible to keep the company running smoothly and supporting farmers and contractors at this busy time of the farming year.
Chris Carter has taken on the responsibility of Technical Support Specialist for the SKY Agriculture brand, in addition to his current role as OPICO’s Technical Support engineer for central England.
Glenn Bootman has been appointed as Product Manager for SKY Agriculture drills and the HE-VA cultivation range in the UK.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with Netherton Tractors Limited, to include Maschio Gaspardo tillage and seeding equipment and Maschio flail mowers, SKY grain drills and Strautmann forage and feeding wagons.
OPICO has widened its mechanical weed control line-up to include a new range of inter- and intra-row hoes.
An important feature of the new CHRONO series precision drills from Maschio Gaspardo is versatility.
'Being able to cover more ground to a high standard means we can deal with catchy seasons and only plant when the conditions are right' says Matt Kidner
OPICO has appointed Jess Percival as Web and Digital Marketing Coordinator to manage social and digital communications, further complementing the already strong marketing team.