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“We are also grateful to Nick Rider from OPICO who nominated us for the award. An OPICO air seeder was one of the methods of surface treatment establishment in the project.”
Mr Davies explains that the Grass Master "does a tidy job and we get good results. Some of the land is very sloping but the floating sections mean the tines follow the ground contours well".
Farmer and contractor Gareth Watkins said "the investment in a mechanical weeding solution is helping them to continue growing sugar beet amid a time of challenges".
OPICO’s conventional 4810 Magna dryer is a conventional diesel-fired model operated in combination with a heat exchanger fuelled with hot water from the main biomass plant.
When Sward Lifting, independent grassland advisor Mr Morgan explains that "weather and soil type should be considered" when using machinery that works below the surface, such as Sward Lifters.
As more farmers see the benefits of soil conditioning and grassland maintenance, OPICO are perfectly placed to help farmers to reduce their feed costs, improve soil health and increase their profits by achieving greater yields from their grassland.
Mr Bayliss said "We are now taking a much more considered approach to our spray use, in particular herbicides and fungicides".
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.