June 2016

The monthly news archive contains articles that were published during the past two years ago.

Great Plains Adds 6-metre Models to Saxon Drills Range

New Saxon CDA 600 Drill

Great Plains has added new 6-metre models to its existing line-up of 3 and 4-metre Saxon minimal disturbance drills. The grain only variant of the new 6-metre model was shown for the first time in the UK at the Cereals event, closely followed by its appearance at The Royal Highland Show in Scotland. A grain and fertiliser option is also available.

Great Plains Launches Grain and Fertiliser Drill Options

New grain and fertiliser drills launched by Great Plains

Great Plains has added grain and fertiliser variants to its existing grain only 3, 4 and 6-metre Centurion cultivator drill ranges. The first Centurion grain and fertiliser model to make its debut in the UK was the 4-metre machine which drew large crowds at this year’s Cereals event and was also the star attraction on the Great Plains stand at The Royal Highland Show soon afterwards.

Great Plains Saxon Drill Wins IMMA Award

David Holmes (left) receives the award from IMMA judge, Peter Redman

Great Plains’ new Saxon CDA minimal disturbance drill has been awarded first prize in the cultivation and drilling category of the prestigious International Machinery Manufacturers Awards (IMMA) for 2016.

Now in their third year, the independently judged IMMA awards, which are operated by the organisers of the Cereals event, recognise and reward the innovation and development of machinery products within the arable industry.