Is food vegan simply because it doesn’t come from a cow? This question has puzzled one in five Britons.
Designed for deep vertical tillage, the Great Plains inline sub-soiler, marketed by Norwood, shatters yield-robbing compaction layers created by horizontal tillage tools such as ploughs and discs.
Hustler Equipment, the Hastings maker of bale feeding, bedding and handling equipment, has bought Robertson Manufacturing.
Well known for its Centurion and Spartan drill series, Great Plains has recently introduced the all-new Saxon series, with min-till work in mind.
Warren Darling from Timaru knows a bit about growing barley, so much so he broke the Guinness World Record for the crop with 13.8 tonnes/ha in April, with crop harvested on January 23 this year.
With its manufacturing base in the corn belt of the US Midwest, Great Plains has a reputation for building strong and highly accurate planters.