Strip-till drilled winter wheat © Oli HillStrip-till drilled winter wheat © Oli Hill
Bringing costs down without knocking yield is the principal aim for growers Christy and Hew Willett, who decided to phase out the plough and Vaderstad drill in favour of a bright orange Mzuri strip-till machine. In doing so, their establishment costs have been trimmed from about £120/ha to £50-£60/ha, and they reckon there is more cash to save in future seasons, once soil benefits from strip-till flourish fully at Parklands Farm. Ms and Mr Willett farm 475ha of combinable crops […]