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Granular applicators saw a boom period as farmers searched the armoury to combat black-grass, now the versatility of the machines is shining through
"I like that the seeder can be used with or without the harrow and the tines do a great job of opening up the sward when I am regenerating pasture land." says Jeff.
"It is a useful piece of equipment and, as all OPICO machines are, strong and well made." says George Douglas
"I had heard very good reports about results from an OPICO Sward Lifter and a nearby neighbour had excellent results." says John Riddle
OPICO has appointed Katherine Bliss as Assistant Marketing Manager.
We are also doing everything possible to keep the company running smoothly and supporting farmers and contractors at this busy time of the farming year.
OPICO has widened its mechanical weed control line-up to include a new range of inter- and intra-row hoes.
OPICO has appointed Jess Percival as Web and Digital Marketing Coordinator to manage social and digital communications, further complementing the already strong marketing team.
OPICO has appointed Charlie Wilson as a new Territory Manager to cover Western, Central and Northern Scotland.
OPICO has appointed Harvey Sherwin as a new Territory Manager to cover East Anglia and South East England.
OPICO has appointed Tom Brookes as Demonstrator, primarily for SKY drills, HE-VA cultivation equipment and OPICO inter-row cultivators.
Cost effective OSR establishment with HE-VA's subsoiler and OPICO Variocast.
The heart of this state-of-the-art hybrid drying facility is a biomass boiler connected to an OPICO Magna automatic dryer.
Worried about the impact their farms are having on Loweswater lake, a group of farmers is using two OPICO grassland rejuvenation machines to reduce run-off.
After the wet autumn and winter a lot of grassland is in need of proactive management to remove compaction, revive soils and restore plants lost from standing water and floods.
Traditionally a niche practice of organic cereal producers and field scale vegetable growers, comb harrowing and interrow cultivating are making a comeback.
With a growing emphasis on non-chemical measures to control arable weeds, OPICO has introduced a range of Hatzenbichler interrow cultivators.
With the future of glyphosate looking doubtful and food retailers dictating a reduction in chemical applications we are certain to see a resurgence in the practice of mechanical weeding...
"The Magna immediately proved its worth taking two to two and half hours to bring 18-19% moisture grain down to a sensible 13.5-14%" says East Yorkshire farmer, Peter Clappison.