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We bring you live reports from Tillage-Live, the national cultivation event for farmers. Get the news from the show on new tractors, drills, cultivators and tillage equipment and find out about the latest precision technology kit to help benefit your soil health.

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Latest high-speed disc cultivators set to work at Tillage-Live

Designed primarily for shallow cultivation of stubbles, the short disc cultivator, has become an increasingly popular farming tool – and so the makes, models, features and options available have multiplied. Underlining their appeal,…

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Case studies


Tillage host farm on why flexibility drives kit choices

This year's Tillage Live event is hosted by Rainthorpe Farms in Reasby, Lincolnshire. If the name sounds familiar, it is because they are second-time hosts and some Quadtrac enthusiasts may…


Tillage-Live host farmer juggles reduced tillage fleet

With 80ha of Ragdale series clay loam on rolling topography at their disposal, exhibitors at this year’s Tillage-Live event can expect decent but potentially challenging conditions to show of the…


Tillage-Live host reveals farm's min-till secrets

Diverse cropping, including spring-sown crops and routine use of ploughing – cultural options that growers using min-till across the board are being urged to adopt to combat blackgrass – have…

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Tillage 2023: Kverneland, Kuhn and KRM launch new kit

Persistent rain at this year’s Tillage-Live event in Warwickshire gave the hardy souls who braved it a good chance to see how the latest cultivators and drills perform in sticky…


Tillage-Live 2022: Round-up of cultivators and drills on show

Tillage-Live returned to its triennial haunt of Dunbar, East Lothian, last month, giving farmers in the area the chance to see the latest drills and cultivators in action. Here are…


Tillage Live demo day returns to Dunbar on 28 Sept

The annual Tillage Live event returns to Dunbar, East Lothian, on 28 September, giving farmers in the region the chance to see the latest cultivation and drilling equipment in action.…


New cultivators and drills unveiled at Tillage Live event

Punters piled in to Down Ampney airfield in Gloucestershire last month for the return of the Tillage Live event. Here’s a round-up of the best of the action. See also: 10…

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Test and reviews


Tillage-Live's top cultivators and drills put to the test

Visitors to last week’s Tillage-Live event were treated to another September scorcher as the mercury touched 30C at Monks Kirby, Warwickshire. Here Farmers Weekly’s Machinery team presents some of the latest cultivators, drills…

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