Horsch TurboDisc coultersFarm machinery

Smoother and more accurate seed placement, resulting in more even seed germination, is claimed for the TurboDisc seed coulter being introduced by Horsch for all the company’s seed drills equipped with a double disc coulter, such as the Pronto, Express and Focus.

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Key features are a curved seed tube and a shallower angle for the Uniformer to reduce the seed drop angle. Impact forces are said to be distributed more evenly for increased reliability and resistance to wear.

In addition, the press wheel tyre is now softer and has a larger diameter, which prevents soil from sticking to it, and there is a new scraper said to be adjusted quickly and easily.