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The machine is ideal for use in badly poached fields which require restoration. It can also be used - minus the seeder - for harrowing grassland to remove trash and stimulate grass growth, and for molehill levelling.
Making the switch to no-till with just two primary tools for crop establishment – a 6m Cross Slot drill and a 12.3m set of HE-VA rolls with OPICO Micro-Pro applicator
Designed to be more manoeuvrable on narrow rural roads, the machine hydraulically splits into two vertical sections which, at a 2.13m transport width,make turning into tight gateways a much easier task.
HE-VA Tip Roller XL with strengthened double frame design allows shattaboards, harrow tines or cultivator tines to be fitted on 12.3m and 15.3m working width rolls across five contour following sections
OPICO has appointed two new Territory Managers, Gordon Hickie & Jamie Brett to cover Scotland and Northern England, expanding the team to reflect the company’s increasing customer base and portfolio of products.
See the new 6.3m HE-VA Sward Rejuvenator, an OPICO Sward Lifter, and two Strautmann forage wagons in action at Grassland & Muck '17
South Yorkshire farmer, Tom Morrell’s made the decision to up-grade to a new 16.3m set of HE-VA King Rolls from a local dealer.
OPICO has appointed Helen Selkin in a newly created role as Marketing Manager.
OPICO has appointed Rob Immink to head up the Maschio Gaspardo sales team across the UK.
At the Grassland and Muck Event, OPICO will be launching a 6.3m hydraulic folding version of its HE-VA Sward Rejuvenator. Designed for overseeding grassland, but also suitable for the reseeding of cultivated ground, this new wider machine, coupled with an Air 16 seeder, enables higher work rates to be achieved.
A new HE-VA Combi-Lift Pre-Cultivator will be launched at the Cereals event (stand 3052) which allows soil loosening at the same time as drilling or cultivating.
"One particular machine stood out for its versatility – HE-VA’s Combi-Disc. The simple fact that everything on it is hydraulically adjustable means it can be run as a straight sub-soiler or disc-harrow or any combination of the two.”
OPICO has appointed Chris Carter in a new role to expand the technical and sales support.
HE-VA has launched a further upgrade of its popular trailed Combi-Disc.
HE-VA has added an ultra-low disturbance Subsoiler seeding package into its line-up of cultivation kit.
The ‘Crimper Roller’, a knife roller designed to roll, cut and bruise cover crops in front of a direct drill.
HE-VA has updated its Disc Roller range to improve contour following and allow more precise cultivation.
With an ever-increasing and variable workload and a focus on quality consolidation, we find out how one Gloucestershire firm is making the most of a new heavy set of 12.3m-metre rolls.
With some cover crops costing up to £200/ha, are they worth the investment? Richard Allison looks at the arguments for growing them on farm.