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Today a state-of-the-art single grain seed drill is often considered to be a universal seed drill. Thus, with our Maestro line it is possible to sow a wide range of other crops in addition to the most important single grain crop maize. Legumes like beans and peas play an increasingly important role, in warmer Southern countries the sunflower often is one of the most important crops.
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Joel Williams
In recent years there has been growing interest in the potential of soils to sequester carbon [C] from the atmosphere and there has been an increased number of studies investigating the dynamics and nature of soil organic matter [SOM].
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Joel Williams
Achieving ‘more with less’ is a common catch phrase often heard within many industries, particularly so in agriculture. Optimising any input is in every farmers interests for their own financial benefit but this also typically comes with a win-win for environmental sustainability as well.
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This article will focus on our new Row Unit which can be equipped with both metering systems and will be used in all Maestro lines.
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Maestro SX with AirSpeed metering system
The grain feed slide controls how many grains get into the metering unit und thus, the supply of grains at the metering disc. The slide can also be used to separate the metering unit completely from the seed supply so that the seed box does not have to be emptied if for example the metering disc is changed.
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Using natural auxiliaries like bacteria and fungi increases the enzymatic activity of the soil. Thus, biological activity is strengthened and improved. The environmental quality is maintained, the health of humans, plants and animals is encouraged and the production of cereals, fibres (cotton), meat, wood etc is improved.
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When we begin to unpack the complex world of soil, of course there are many factors that contribute to the optimum functioning of a ‘healthy soil’ – be that chemical, physical or biological.
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HORSCH Focus 7 MT
The Focus 7 MT is the ideal solution for large farms that practice StripTill. The seed wagons of the 12000, 17000 and 21000 series allow for carrying along up to 21000 litres of fertiliser and seed. This guarantees maximum hectare output and low idle times.
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Focus 6.75 TD with Maestro 8 CV: In some regions of Europe, the StripTill method for row crops like maize becomes more and more important. The photos were taken in the department Seine-et-Marne (about 100 km east of Paris, the region is marked by biogas plants) last year.
In some regions of Europe, the StripTill method for row crops like maize becomes more and more important. The photos were taken in the department Seine-et-Marne (about 100 km east of Paris, the region is marked by biogas plants) last year.
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