Vaderstad Seed Hawk


I tried to link a pdf picture. It's not a 3" band more 1" bands with an inch gap
Being a tine drill anyway it will have disturbance.
If grass weeds were not an issue would the disturbance matter?


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phil, I have used the seedhawk twin opener. It does leave a slightly wider row of plants, but moves more soil, and therefore encourages more blackgrass to grow. It takes more pulling than the narrower tips, but didn't plug, and had better seed placement and depth, because of the bottom plate, and rear facing aperture. I have gone back the narrow tips.


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What width of press wheel did you go for?
I went for seedhawks own, which is 4.5" I think. It was a straight swap. They don't shed soil quite as well as a pneumatic tyre, but you also don't get punctures!!

An otico was 30% more expensive from memory.

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...