Chris Heath

June 3, 2020 9:23 am

Fourth generation farmer, Chris Heath and his family have been farming Warwickshire countryside along the historic Fosse Way since the 1940’s and now farm 3300 acres. With a broad portfolio of soil types ranging from sand to heavy clay, the family’s enterprise is diverse and in addition to their arable enterprise, they also run an agricultural manufacturing business – Heath...

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Adam Lewis

June 1, 2020 4:01 pm

Grower, Adam Lewis talks about how the Mzuri system has allowed him to reduce soil run off on his Herefordshire Farm. Upgrading from a linkage Pro-Til to a trailed machine, Adam is finding the flexibility of the split tank to be useful for both fertiliser placement and for drilling cover crop mixtures. See more videos from Adam Lewis on our...

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Guy Shelby

August 11, 2016 10:20 am

The Pro-Til drill is a brilliant piece of kit and we are very impressed with the way it establishes all of our crops. The small press wheel gives excellent seed to soil contact which is where this machine has the edge over its competitors. The drill is very effective in creating the perfect seedbed in one pass whilst improving the...

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Philip Wright

August 10, 2016 2:08 pm

Any farmer who expects a switch to direct drilling to sort out soil structure problems by itself needs to re-think their approach, and make sure they give this potentially valuable technique a go says independent consultant Philip Wright. “Point number one: plan to start direct drilling where soil structure is already good. The biggest mistake you can make is trying...

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South Lodge

August 10, 2016 2:06 pm

The hardest part of direct drilling is getting used to doing very little cultivating after harvest while neighbours are working hard, says Northamptonshire farmer David Beesley. Last autumn he was able to utilise this time by concentrating on other parts of his business, and leaving his new Mzuri drill parked up until it was needed at South Lodge, Ecton, Northampton....

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