October 2016

The monthly news archive contains articles that were published during the past two years ago.

Great Plains Enhances Award-Winning Anhydrous Coulter

Great Plains Enhances Award-Winning Anhydrous Coulter

Great Plains has reintroduced its award-winning high-speed anhydrous coulter with several improvements to enhance the efficiency, accuracy, and versatility of the Nutri-Pro® precision nutrient application line.

Released in 2014, the revolutionary anhydrous coulter earned a 2015 AE50 Award from the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, but Great Plains engineers remained dedicated to making this good product even better.

The newly-released coulter includes:

Harnessing The Potential of OSR in Portugal

Simon Revell explains the benefits of the Great Plains one-pass establishment system to oil seed rape growers in Portugal

An Oil Seed Rape Conference sponsored by Monsanto in Portugal was held recently in Beja, Baixo Alentejo, with the cooperation of the local Monsanto and Great Plains distributor, A. Cano Associados S.A. The event attracted an audience of more than 70 farmers keen to exploit the potential of the crop underlined by last year’s yields.

All aspects of the oil seed rape crop were addressed through the course of the day in six different information-packed presentations.

Great Plains Excels In the Field in Finland

Great Plains' Simon Revell talks to Finnish farmers about soil compaction

Great Plains expertise in vertical tillage techniques and soil structure management was to the fore during two field days recently held in Finland. The first field day, organised by the Sugar Beet Research Centre of Finland and attended by 87 farmers, was part of a wider and ongoing education and information project “Juurikkaan satotasot nousuun” (JUNO), an initiative designed to help raise sugar beet yield levels in Finland.