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After four decades of direct-drilling one Surrey grower believes he's finally found the ideal machine to get best results from his wide-ranging soil types and varied cropping.
Sky Agriculture has secured a 29.2% share of the French trailed drill market in 2018.
OPICO has appointed Alex Smith as Maschio Service Manager and UK Technical Support to cover OPICO, HE-VA, SKY, Strautmann and Maschio brands in East Anglia, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
The features and versatility of the 6m Sky EasyDrill are central to the Cheyne Farming Partnership's long-term objective of future-proofing the business by producing the same quality of grain for less through efficiencies.
OPICO has appointed Dan Barnes as new UK Technical Support, to cover the South West, Central South of England and South and mid-Wales.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with C&O Tractors to include HE-VA cultivation machinery and SKY grain drills.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Limited, to include Maschio Gaspardo , SKY and Strautmann machinery.
Cambridgeshire grower Edward Davison picks out the best and worst points of his Sky Easy Drill, which he bought in 2016 when his crop yields were hammered by a high weed count
Lincolnshire farmer, Mick Baker was drawn by the versatility of the EasyDrill and the fact that it could drill into almost any seedbed, from untilled stubble to traditionally cultivated land.
OPICO has appointed Alan Watt as a new Territory Manager to cover Western, Central and Northern Scotland.
Increased versatility from updated SKY MaxiDrill cultivator drill to include the ability to establish/apply three products at once via two separate distribution systems.
"After the 2014 floods we decided to put the whole farm over to a direct drill basis"
The May 2018 issue of Farm Contractor and Large Scale Farmer (page 20/21) lays out the practical steps that need to be taken to apply for a LEADER GRANT.
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.