A modified drill works in a field, pulled by a tractor
Keen workshop tinkerer James Tarry’s customised single-pass, grain-and-fert drilling rig has improved oilseed rape yields and reduced labour pressures across his Kettering farm. He returned to the home farm six years ago with an eye to shaking up the previous plough-based tillage system having spent a decade on a Cambridgeshire arable unit. After poring through the off-the-shelf drilling options, it became obvious that a spanking-new machine would be difficult to justify across his 200ha block. Not only would he need to […]