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Working Through Challenges with Cover Crops in Sticky Soils

Strip-tilled crops and cover crops are taking hold on Neil White’s Scotland farm, although wet weather, compaction and pest pressure still cause plenty of challenges.

2021 HAS SEEN me — after 5 years of direct drilling — drill malting spring barley into oats for the first time. I had a big volunteer oat crop due to cutting wet oats at harvest, which I left into winter. 

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Mitas Introduces PneuTrac Tire Concept

The initial results from the Mitas PneuTrac concept field tests show the advantages of its larger footprint and better tractive force over standard but also IF agricultural tires. The footprint of the 600/65 R38 and 480/85R28 PneuTrac is significantly larger than a standard and VF-rated tire. Mitas is conducting field tests in Europe with a John Deere 6150R tractor mounted with 480/65 R28 PneuTrac on the front axle and 600/65 R38 PneuTrac on the rear.
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