Cross Slot drills increase crop yields and profits for farmers.
Fertilizer Chemical Leaching
CO2 Emissions Reduced
COMPARED WITH TILLAGE AND MINIMUM-TILLAGE
INCREASED SEEDING EFFICIENCY
No other no-tillage technology has ever out-performed Cross Slot!
What our clients say
The first thing Andy and Rob Law had to do before they bought a Cross Slot drill was convince their (late) father the figures justified the investment. That was 1998 and now, after that purchase, their farms are in great shape and the figures are looking even better.
Land sustainability was Andy Russell's original motivation for direct drilling. "I started out using the Cross Slot to protect the soil, but now it's much more than that. The soil would pile up or disappear over the fences." he recalls of the days when wind was a major risk with his traditional cultivation regime. But now the Cross Slot plays a major role in his overall management system.
They say there are only two things that are certain in life, but Bruce McKelvie has one to add to that list. By using a Cross Slot drill he has not only eliminated the soil erosion on his Tangimoana property, but is now growing summer crops in his sandy soils. 'The reality is it has made it possible to grow these crops with 100% certainty. You can pick your sowing date, that's the key to it,' says McKelvie.
There are sound reasons we invested in Cross Slot no-tillage including the fact it costs less!
Jim and Jill Williams, Masterton, New Zealand
The best thing Peter and Viv Paton did was to go and look at what other people were achieving with Cross Slot no-tillage. "We liked what we saw and felt we could achieve the same results - and we have..."