John Deere reveals ExactShot planting technology to cut starter fertiliser by over 60%

ExactShot uses sensors and robotics to place starter fertiliser precisely onto the seed at planting to avoid continuous flow wastage Some days it seems like just about everybody is working against the multinational chemical giants, especially since fertiliser increases of up to 150% were felt by growers during the past Winter planting season. As a […]

LEMKEN adds Equalizer planters and seed drills to its stable

LEMKEN specialist models will now be joined by large-scale seeding rigs following its acquisition of Equalizer The family-owned German agricultural machinery specialist LEMKEN has taken over the Equalizer product range of precision planters and seed drills to expand its reach into larger-scale farm operations. As a result, Lemken, the German agricultural machinery specialist will be […]

Bourgault introduces the TruTrac Coulter System for smoother seed placement

With many growers faced with additional stubble from last season Bourgault is offering an ideal solution for effective stubble management while seeding With growers across the country starting to plant after such a high growth harvest, many are now faced with very strong stubble stands to manage. While many growers see the benefits later in […]

Growers get some worthwhile tips on stubble management listening to podcast

A series of podcast shows how growers and their advisors have battled with managing stubble while seeding and also at after harvest It’s an ideal time for many growers to reflect on improvements they could make to seeding systems to handle higher residue stubbles, and to evaluate how they could make it simpler to manage […]