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When taking on large volumes of hedge and verge cutting work for local authorities and amenity clients, you need a professional machine that can cope with difficult to reach areas and is operator-friendly.
On a mission to get soils back in good health, one West Sussex farm has chosen to bring drilling operations in-house.
Strong build, a high level of specification for the money and consistent seed placement put the Maschio Alitalia top of the list for Wiltshire arable and beef farmer Derek Robinson when it came to selecting a new power-harrow combination drill.
OPICO feels that a plough is the logical thing to bring in to complete the Maschio tillage range. As the cornerstone of the cultivation line-up, it compliments existing Maschio products, adding to its successful lines of power harrows, rotavators and drills.
Key considerations when buying a maize drill - compact design, coulters suiting tough soils and capacity to maximise the periods between refills.
OPICO has appointed two new Territory Managers, Gordon Hickie & Jamie Brett to cover Scotland and Northern England, expanding the team to reflect the company’s increasing customer base and portfolio of products.
OPICO has appointed Helen Selkin in a newly created role as Marketing Manager.
OPICO has appointed Rob Immink to head up the Maschio Gaspardo sales team across the UK.
OPICO has appointed Chris Carter in a new role to expand the technical and sales support.
Dutton Agricultural Contractors Ltd. They have recently invested in a new Gaspardo precision drill.
OPICO is pleased to announce the appointment of Venture Farm Machinery (VFM) as a new dealer for the OPICO, HE-VA, SKY, Strautmann and Maschio ranges of machinery.
Good even establishment is fundamental to achieving an evenly grown and uniformly matured maize crop. Seedbed conditions, drilling and starter fertiliser are key success factors.
OPICO has appointed Chris Clark as new Maschio Gaspardo Service Manager.
OPICO has appointed machinery dealer RBM Agricultural Ltd to continue to distribute Maschio products from its sites across Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
“Having looked around, the Maschio machine looked like the best option for us. It’s the most robustly built topper we’ve seen and, being offset, it can be rotated right through from upright for siding up hedges to a downhill angle for clearing ditch banks.
OPICO has appointed Stewart Whitworth to join the Parts Department
OPICO has appointed a new Sales Office Manager, Steve Harrison, who brings a wealth of experience to his new role.
At LAMMA, Maschio Gaspardo UK will be launching the new Maga 8-row precision drill – an ideal choice for contractors who drill forage and biogas maize as its design includes variable row width settings – from 45cm to 75cm.
On display at the Highland Show will be the new Maschio one-pass ‘grain and fert’ combination drill, launched earlier this year by OPICO, and designed specifically to withstand the stony conditions of Scotland.