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Key considerations when buying a maize drill - compact design, coulters suiting tough soils and capacity to maximise the periods between refills.
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.
Dutton Agricultural Contractors Ltd. They have recently invested in a new Gaspardo precision drill.
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.
Good even establishment is fundamental to achieving an evenly grown and uniformly matured maize crop. Seedbed conditions, drilling and starter fertiliser are key success factors.
OPICO has appointed Chris Clark as new Maschio Gaspardo Service Manager.
OPICO has appointed Stewart Whitworth to join the Parts Department
OPICO has appointed a new Sales Office Manager, Steve Harrison, who brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
At LAMMA, Maschio Gaspardo UK will be launching the new Maga 8-row precision drill – an ideal choice for contractors who drill forage and biogas maize as its design includes variable row width settings – from 45cm to 75cm.
A new Gaspardo precision drill is to be launched at LAMMA: the Mirka is a hydraulic-folding 8-row maize drill with a heavier frame which allows bulk fertiliser, microgranule (starter) fertiliser and seed to all be carried on the back, eliminating the need for a front tank.
Getting maize off to a flying start this season is going to be a tricky task given the wet, sticky soils and heavy compaction. Nick Fone offers some tips and tricks on setting up a precision drill.
OPICO has appointed Charlie Thompson as a new machinery demonstrator and technical support engineer, covering the north of England and Scotland. Charlie will be supporting dealers and providing demonstrations of HE-VA, OPICO, Maschio and Gaspardo machinery.
A new website for the Gaspardo range of maize precision drills -www.gaspardo.co.uk - has been launched by OPICO. It provides comprehensive information on the wide choice of seed planter units and associated frame designs available in the UK.
At Cereals 2012, OPICO will be showcasing a new Gaspardo-branded precision drill, ahead of taking on the UK distribution for the brand in July 2012. On display at the event will be the new Gaspardo Manta MTR 8-row folding maize drill and fertiliser applicator.
At Cereals 2012, OPICO will be exhibiting a Gaspardo 8-row Manta precision maize drill combined with a PA1 front fertiliser hopper.