At this year’s Royal Welsh Show, Opico is launching the 3m Sward Rejuvenator – a new grassland improvement machine which consists of an aggressive Shattaboard with slicing plates, 2 rows of heavy duty harrow tines, an Air 8 grass seeder and a Prisma roller. The slicing plates and harrow tines break up and level the soil surface in front of the grass seed outlets, and the soil is then firmed behind by the Prisma roller.
The aggressive slicing plates and harrow action make the Rejuvenator ideal for use in badly poached fields which require restoration. It can also be used – minus the seeder – for harrowing grassland to remove trash and stimulate grass growth, and for molehill levelling.
Furthermore, the action of the new heavy 600mm diameter Prisma Roller cracks and breaks clods produced by the front equipment to create a fine tilth for grass seed to germinate in. As a result, the machine is ideal for both grassland rejuvenation and reseeding of cultivated land.