Jeudi 10 mars 2016

Bêches roulantes TerraStar une simplicité à redécouvrir

On avait découvert au dernier SIMA la version trainée 6,00 m du système de semis direct Claydon. Un modèle 8,00 m a fait son apparition au salon anglais Cereals en juin 2015. La version 4,00 m sera dévoilée au prochain Agritechnica, 8-14 novembre 2015 à Hanovre. 

Les 24-25 juin 2015

Claydon dévoilera au SIMA 2015 la version définitive “Export” de son Hybrid T, de type semi-porté, en 6,00 et bientôt 8,00 m.


Keep to the Strip to reduce drilling costs

Establishing oilseed rape with a subsoiler and broadcaster seeder has encouraged Toby Saunders to adopt a similar one-pass approach to the planting of cereal crops. At the time of making the change it was a major leap of faith from his proven plough-then cultivate-before-drilling strategy, but the move appears to have worked.

“We tend to concentrate on variable costs, but we need to look at our establishment costs, too” says Mr Saunders. “For instance, in the past with oilseed rape we used to work the land down to an onion bed, but after switching to a subsoiler system, we went on to achieve as good if not better results. We wanted to apply the same thinking to our cereal crops.

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