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Adding a forage wagon into the fleet may be a relatively new move for some silaging contractors, but, operating with two forage wagons, a Yorkshire business requires less labour and less fuel than self-propelled forager and trailer systems.
OPICO Ltd is pleased to announce the appointment of Cooks Midlands to their Strautmann dealer network. Based at Stanton under Bardon in Leicestershire, the new dealership is ideally located to support OPICO's existing Strautmann customers in the Midlands.
As well as costing less to mix rations and feed the herd on a daily basis, this machine comes with a bespoke, monthly, serviced hire package which replaces the need for capital investment.
Three years ago, Somerset farmer & Verti-Mix owner Darren Coombes switched from using an off-the-shelf parlour concentrate to one tailor-made to balance the TMR and support higher milk yields without fertility loss.
Strautmann self-propelled diet feeders bring opportunities to improve efficiencies in time, labour, fuel and more accurate ration mixing. Uniquely OPICO is offering a contract hire package which negates the need for large capital investment and instead spreads the cost monthly over 3, 4 or 5 year terms.
OPICO has appointed two new Territory Managers, Gordon Hickie & Jamie Brett to cover Scotland and Northern England, expanding the team to reflect the company’s increasing customer base and portfolio of products.
See the new 6.3m HE-VA Sward Rejuvenator, an OPICO Sward Lifter, and two Strautmann forage wagons in action at Grassland & Muck '17
OPICO has appointed Helen Selkin in a newly created role as Marketing Manager.
OPICO has appointed Rob Immink to head up the Maschio Gaspardo sales team across the UK.
New features which add strength and functionality to the Strautmann Super Vitesse forage wagons also make them suitable for use as trailers for maize harvests.
OPICO has appointed Chris Carter in a new role to expand the technical and sales support.
Tim West runs an agricultural contracting business which includes the cutting of 8000 acres of grass for silage. His fleet of forage machinery includes two forage wagons which give him flexibility in silage-making operations and enable better quality silage to be made at less cost.
Strautmann is to extend its range of vertical feed mixers with the launch of two triple-augered machines at this year’s Eurotier in Hanover, Germany.
OPICO is re-introducing the Strautmann Giga Vitesse 3201. This more compact forage wagon will give better access and manoeuvrability in situations where space is restricted.
Farmers adopting zero grazing in a bid to cut feed costs, reduce waste and improve DM intakes have two options to cut, collect and feed out the grass
A move to DIY silage-making using a forage wagon has helped one organic Somerset dairy get milk from forage up over the 5000-litre mark.
Two new modifications to the Strautmann range of mixer wagons will allow farmers to save time and cut costs.
OPICO is pleased to announce the appointment of Venture Farm Machinery (VFM) as a new dealer for the OPICO, HE-VA, SKY, Strautmann and Maschio ranges of machinery.
Visitors to the OPICO stand at Scotgrass, [on 18th May] will be able to see how Strautmann forage wagons bring flexibility and efficiency to silaging operations