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OPICO has appointed Colin Grigor as a new Territory Manager to cover Northern England and Southern Scotland.
OPICO are delighted to confirm the appointment of a full time office administrator, Karen Dowie.
OPICO has promoted Angus Steven to a new role as After Sales Director. Angus will be responsible for customer support across the extensive range of OPICO brands, including SKY, HE-VA, Maschio, Gaspardo and Strautmann.
OPICO's Sky drill Product Specialist, Joe Redman has recently qualified as a FACTS advisor, ensuring that customers can get up-to-date, expert advice on nutrient management if considering purchasing a Sky drill.
The EasyDrill can operate on consolidated ploughed land, within a min-till regime or as a direct drill and into stubble or grass, but its ability to operate in heavy trash and standing crops means it offers extra possibilities for cover and companion crop situations.
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.
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.
OPICO has appointed Chris Carter in a new role to expand the technical and sales support.
Experts from OPICO will be on hand at the Croptec event to give advice on the innovative Sky drill range, particularly helpful for growers considering how to move forward with no-till, min-till, cover cropping or companion crops.
A Leicestershire contractor with an eye for detail has invested in direct drilling to help his customers unlock greater potential from the ground they farm.
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.
Black-grass has been an issue for E.J. Morris and Son, of Royston, Herts, for a number of years, and Sam Morris suggests he now 'farms to control black-grass rather than to achieve the highest yields'.
Sky Agriculture and OPICO, in co-operation with Oakbank, are running a ‘No-till and Cover Crop Roadshow’ from the 4-7th July 2016.
In a cropping system where the soil is the priority, the drill is not the key decision. CPM travels to France to explore a system where the drill has been designed around the crops and the soils they work.
For the first time at the Highland Show, OPICO will present its highly adaptable trailed Sky EasyDrill.
OPICO is pleased to announce the appointment of Venture Farm Machinery (VFM) as a new dealer for the OPICO, HE-VA, SKY, Strautmann and Maschio ranges of machinery.
For the first time at the Cereals event, OPICO will showcase its two highly adaptable Sky drills - the no-till EasyDrill and the min-till MaxiDrill – both able to cope with a range of soil conditions and cultivations systems.
OPICO has appointed Chris Clark as new Maschio Gaspardo Service Manager.