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  • 30 November 2017
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    Hi, we are going to grow cork oak trees on a 16 acre plantation. My questions are:We have prepared the land and the subsoil perfectly. We want to plant the acorns in twos and at a depth of 12-15 cm. Are we on the right track?  What is the ideal time of year to plant them?

  • 5 March 2013
    Seed drills with sweeps are more suitable for stonier soils

    Are coulter seed drills suitable for stony soils? 

  • 5 May 2012
    Agricultural tools for doing light soil work before using cereal seed drills

    I would like to install a soil preparer attachment in front of my cereal seed drill so I can do two jobs at the same time: my question is what cultivator frame and coulter do you recommend? I only want to do a very light job and would like to eliminate my tractor tracks. Thanks in advance.

  • 18 January 2015
    Fertilization and irrigation for maize

    What is the fertilization method used for maize growing and how many supplementary irrigation jobs does it need for the best possible development, and at what stages do I need to apply them? 

  • 25 October 2013
    Sowing durum wheat-type cereals, type of agricultural tasks

    I have a plot where I planted cereal (hard wheat) this year, due to the boundaries (neighbors) the next season I will plant cereal again (turnover the soil). Which type of tasks should I do on the land this autumn to prepare it for seeding? land turning, cultivator or nothing? Regards