First no-till drill


Mixed Farmer
I am a farmer from Latvia, we are starting to think more and more about no-till or strip-till technology. We are currently working with minimal tillage technology and are in search of a drill. We are currently looking at no-till drills, but we can't really understand what would work better in heavy clay soil.
We are currently viewing Novag, Avatar, SlyBoss and Amazone Condor.

Can anyone who has any of these drills share their experience, and maybe have some videos or pictures to share? How do these drills behave and what is the sowing quality in clay soil? How to sow in moist or wet soil?


Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...