Mzuri, Maize & Managing Soils – In Direct Driller

14th May 2020

Featured in April 2020’s edition of Direct Driller, trial farm manager Ben Knight looks at how the Mzuri system suits Maize.

“There’s no doubt I’m a proponent for the Mzuri strip tillage system, but it’s when planting Maize that the Pro-Til’s independent pivoting coulters really come in to their own. By following the directi on of travel of the drill, even around tight headland corners, seed is placed accurately into the centre of the tilled nursery zone. The level of uniformity across the field ensures row spacings and seed depth are consistent and coupled with the Xzact seed singulation units, plants are evenly spaced apart, maximising the light intercepti on to be converted into yield.”

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