Strip-tillage doubles soil organic matter – Crops July 2016 Issue

July 23, 2016 10:21 am

Switching to a strip-tillage approach has substantially increased soil organic matter and improved the heavy clay soils on the Worcestershire farm owned by machinery innovator Martin Lole. He believes strip-drilling direct into stubbles has overcome poor soil structure caused by ploughing and excessive cultivation, reduced capital investment in machinery and cut labour costs. It has also increased crop yields,adding to...

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Mzuri appoints an agent for Scotland

May 25, 2016 12:41 pm

Mzuri, a Worcestershire-based manufacturer of strip tillage equipment, has recently appointed George Buchan as an agent for Scotland. The appointment has been made in response to a strong grower interest in the Mzuri one pass system, following its fast-growing success in England and wider Europe. A Scotsman with 20 years of experience in the field, George has a proven track...

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Mzuri confirm attendance at the new no-till event

May 18, 2016 12:38 pm

Mzuri, specialists in conservation tillage, have confirmed their attendance at Groundswell show and conference. Focusing on reduced cultivation practices, the event will be taking place in Hitchin, Hertfordshire on 30th June. As well as showcasing their innovative single pass drill system, Mzuri’s technical staff will be on their stand to advise visitors on best strip tillage techniques and successful soil...

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Latest model of Pro-Til Select 6T strip-till drill to debut at Cereals

April 26, 2016 12:37 pm

Specialists in conservation tillage, Mzuri Ltd have announced their plans for the Cereals event. Visitors to the manufacturer’s stand 1000 will be able to see the newly updated 6 metre Pro-Til Select strip-till drill, the 4 metre trailed Pro-Til unit and the Rezult straw rake, all of which will be on show at the company’s demonstration plot. Pro-Til Select 6T...

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10 Top Tips to Successful Strip Tillage

April 3, 2016 12:27 pm

With the growing challenges of profitable crop production, increasingly more progressive farmers are turning to the Mzuri strip tillage system to provide a sustainable solution. The Mzuri system is a conservational tillage technique where only a narrow strip of soil is cultivated to give the plant a head start whereas the remaining field remains untouched, allowing surface straw to break...

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