Virkar Group Ocean/Dynamic Drills

Brisel

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
North Yorkshire
Yes there will be a dynamic drill at lamma show
On the Samagri Stand 20.708
I look forward to seeing you guys there.

Just a thought - any attempts to swap the leading disc for a row cleaner? I really like the drill but I have to have something that can work in chopped spring barley straw which you couldn't do successfully last year.
 

Vitu

Member
Location
Hampshire
I look forward to seeing you guys there.

Just a thought - any attempts to swap the leading disc for a row cleaner? I really like the drill but I have to have something that can work in chopped spring barley straw which you couldn't do successfully last year.
Hi
With the new notched disc and shorter coulter we are confident that it will work in chopped spring barley straw now.
There will also be new variants coming on stream during 2020. All based on the same layout as the current dynamic.
 

Spud

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
YO62
Hi
With the new notched disc and shorter coulter we are confident that it will work in chopped spring barley straw now.
There will also be new variants coming on stream during 2020. All based on the same layout as the current dynamic.
Is the turbo disc straight or at a slight angle?
 

Banana Bar

Member
BASE UK Member
Location
Bury St Edmunds
Hi
With the new notched disc and shorter coulter we are confident that it will work in chopped spring barley straw now.
There will also be new variants coming on stream during 2020. All based on the same layout as the current dynamic.
How long before we see a wider version? Would like to see much bigger transport wheels given that the large proportion of the machine weight is carried on the wheels all of the time.
 

Vitu

Member
Location
Hampshire
How long before we see a wider version? Would like to see much bigger transport wheels given that the large proportion of the machine weight is carried on the wheels all of the time.
There will be a seven metre for this summer. And an eight and nine metre end of this year.
For machines larger than this the ocean version will be redeveloped.
A six metre dynamic was fitted with larger wheels this year but it was found not to perform any better than the current size wheels. When in sowing position the larger proportion of the weight is on the tractor. And we haven’t seen any
Problems when turning on the headlands this autumn. Bear in mind the drill doesn’t weigh 12+ tons empty like some
Other machines.
 

Brisel

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
North Yorkshire
I had a chat to Sam on your stand yesterday but you were busy @Vitu I like the new serrated disc but wonder how long the sharp edge will last in flints. Please let us know how you get on with it.
 

Spud

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
YO62
There will be a seven metre for this summer. And an eight and nine metre end of this year.
For machines larger than this the ocean version will be redeveloped.
A six metre dynamic was fitted with larger wheels this year but it was found not to perform any better than the current size wheels. When in sowing position the larger proportion of the weight is on the tractor. And we haven’t seen any
Problems when turning on the headlands this autumn. Bear in mind the drill doesn’t weigh 12+ tons empty like some
Other machines.
How much does a 6m Virkar weigh?
 

Vitu

Member
Location
Hampshire
I had a chat to Sam on your stand yesterday but you were busy @Vitu I like the new serrated disc but wonder how long the sharp edge will last in flints. Please let us know how you get on with it.
I’ll keep you informed how it goes. Virkar tested it all summer in stones and report that it cuts longer than the standard
disc as it’s easier to get in the ground than a non notched disc
 

Dcol

New Member
Location
Wexico
I’ll keep you informed how it goes. Virkar tested it all summer in stones and report that it cuts longer than the standard
disc as it’s easier to get in the ground than a non notched disc
Looks a good machine, any working in Ireland this year?
 

Early moves to target wild oats

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Growers and agronomists now face the dilemma of an early application to remove competition from emerged wild oats, or holding off to allow more weeds to germinate.

Syngenta grassweeds technical manager, Georgina Wood, urges Axial Pro treatment as soon as conditions allow, once weeds are actively growing.

“That offers the chance to control wild oats more cost effectively at lower rates, whilst there is still the flexibility to tailor application rates up to 0.82 l/ha for larger or over wintered weeds and difficult situations.

“The variability of crops and situations this season means decisions for appropriate Axial Pro rates and application techniques will need to be made on a field-by-field basis,” she advised.

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