Archive Article: 1998/04/03

3 April 1998

FERRAGS Optima sugar beet drill is one of eight machines entered in British Sugars latest drill performance tests being carried out at Franks Brothers Manor Farm, Helpston, near Peterborough. Funded by the home-grown sugar beet research and education fund, the purpose of the test is to evaluate planting accuracy with regard to sowing depth, seed spacings, the occurrence of "doubles" and uniformity of the growing crop. Test results will be available by early summer. Stanhay withdrew its drill at the 11th hour.

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