Wednesday 1 November 2017
Drilling first wheat. The field has already been chitted three times so it acts like light land while its dry. Seed is being drilled deep so we get the chance to put glyphosate on before the wheat emerges. We will apply just £16/ha of pre-emergent herbicide, saving us £80/ha on crop chemicals.
Monday 11 September 2017
High Speed direct-drilling. Triton Side-Press Seed Drill 4m drilling rape at 1inch in 6inch depth seed grooves, 30cm rows, spot rate 20 acres an hour. Massey Ferguson 873 on heavy wet clay, 2.4kg/ha seed that came up perfectly.
Saturday 2 September 2017 – Essex
Triton Side-Press Seed Drill 3.4m on JD6930, heavy land rape drilling.
Tuesday 22 August 2017 – Northampton
Triton Side-Press Seed Drill 4m on Massey 240hp, heavy clay, direct-drilling rape.
Triton Look Round
Rape at six weeks – Wellingborough
Field surface after drilling rape without any prior raking, straw spread
Same field as previous video – rape at four weeks direct-drilled on 6 September
Triton Seed Drill 16kmh drilling rape into disc-d heavy clay
Thursday 10 August 2017
Oilseed rape direct drilling into wet medium clay, harvest stopped due to 50mm of rain.