Following Kverneland’s successful introduction of the 6m hydraulic folding U-Drill, the firm has added 3m and 4m rigid frame versions to the range – and a 3m model will be introduced at Tillage-Live on September 14.
Designed to maintain even sowing depths at high forward speeds of up to 18kph, these smaller models of U-Drill also feature electrically driven seed metering, and are available in grain only, and combined grain/fertiliser versions – the latter are badged U-Drill Plus.
Plus models also benefit from a hopper that is divided lengthways, with easily accessible metering units located on either side of the hopper.
The 3m U-Drill 3000 and 4m U-Drill 4000 models offer six working zones including a front-mounted 800mm packer, two rows of 450mm conical discs, an offset wheel packer, CD coulters with a 12.5cm row spacing and up to 100kg of coulter pressure, backed up by a choice of following harrow. The U-Drill 3000 is priced from £47,500.
In addition to the two smaller models, the 6m U-drill 6000 is now available in Plus specification. New control options also include fully programmable headland management, and GEOcontrol – the latter for variable rate seeding and section control.