9m (30') Cross Slot drill operating near Port Lincoln, South Australia. The drill has seed and fertiliser hoppers each with 4,000 litre capacity.
Cover crop emerges from heavy yellow clover residue in North Dakota
Establishing Alfalfa (Lucerne) seeded in North Dakota in spring 2015
Demonstrating the contour following ability of Cross Slot openers - 450mm (18") of vertical travel without any change in downforce.
Primewest 5m drill in flint ground UK
A worms-eye view of the Cross Slot opener in action.
No-till fields can look attractive!
All disc openers will hairpin (tuck) residues into the vertical slot in some conditions. Note that the Cross Slot (left) places the seed on a horizontal shelf, avoiding contact with the straw in the vertical part of the seed slot.
The effect of seed slot environment in dry conditions (see experiment R009).
Drilling forage brassica into sprayed native pasture in New Zealand.
Cross Slot is more than just drills. Every machine comes with a two-year warranty and field support from our team of professionals with years of experience with managing low-disturbance no-tillage systems.
Peas emerging through heavy annual ryegrass residues. Note the excellent weed control.
Separate and reliable seed and fertiliser placement through the same opener, only with Cross Slot.
Excellent soil quality after 18 years of continuous Cross Slot no-tillage in Wairarapa, New Zealand.
Earthworms happily move through the Cross Slot groove as long as there is residue above to encourage their activity. This aerates the seed zone and provides superior germination and establishment in wet soils.
5m Cross Slot drill in transport mode - 3.3m transport width.
Inter-row cropping with Cross Slot - oats and tickbeans.
10m Cross Slot drill in Ukraine. Frame built by Agro-Soyuz Ltd
9m Cross Slot drill undergoing factory testing during assembly in New Zealand.
5m folding Cross Slot drill (150mm row spacing) in New Zealand. Options include twin granule hoppers, Hiab crane for bulk bag handling and rear towbar.
5m folding Cross Slot drills on a delivery run in the South Island, New Zealand
Rear toolbar of 10m Cross Slot drill during assembly in Ukraine.
3m Cross Slot drill in Germany. Note the low disturbance of surface soil and residues.
4.5m (15ft) folding Cross Slot drill in New Zealand.