A new Gaspardo precision drill is to be launched at LAMMA: the Mirka is a hydraulic-folding 8-row maize drill with a heavier frame which allows bulk fertiliser, microgranule (starter) fertiliser and seed to all be carried on the back, eliminating the need for a front tank.
OPICO has introduced a left-hand version of Maschio’s heavy duty offset flail mower – the Giraffona. Designed for medium sized agricultural tractors, the Giraffona has already proven popular as a right-hand offset machine.
OPICO has launched the new 4m wide, hydraulic folding Maschio Aquila power harrow at Cereals.
Getting maize off to a flying start this season is going to be a tricky task given the wet, sticky soils and heavy compaction. Nick Fone offers some tips and tricks on setting up a precision drill.
At LAMMA, a range of Maschio hedge cutters will be launched into the UK for the first time by OPICO. All three models in the range - Camilla, Katia and Carla - have a double-sided flail and dual direction rotor to achieve a cleaner cut, plus a large cutting head angle (246°) for working down deep banks or under tree branches. On display will be the Maschio Carla 500 Hedge Cutter, with a working design which makes it ideal for use in narrow lanes.
OPICO is launching a new version of the 4.78m wide Maschio Pantera rotary cultivator, modified specifically for vegetable growers. The new model is fitted with wheels instead of a packer roller, giving more above-ground clearance for the mulching of bulky crop residues, e.g. cabbages.