A Case Magnum 380 coupled with a 16-row Vaderstad Tempo L maize drill has smashed the world record for the area of maize planted in 24 hours by covering a massive 502.05ha. The feat, which took place on a farm in western Hungary, beats the two companies’ previous 448.29ha record. Working at 76.2cm row spacing, the 12.19m-wide drill applied fertiliser and insecticide during the same pass, and clocked up speeds close to 24kph. See also: Contractors’ view – Samco 7100 maize […]
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