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Between 23rd and 25th May, we will be conducting full working demonstrations of Trimble screens and steering solutions; Unia cultivation, grassland and spreading machinery; APV seeding and slug pelleting systems and the Baertschi OekoSem IV ROTOR-Strip-Till System and will be displaying products from smallholding and forestry specialist, Kellfri.

There will also be the opportunity to view wheat variety trials grown by ADAS and to review the progress of Manterra’s strip-till cultivation trial of oil seed rape with a cover crop of white clover.

The Demonstration Days will take place at Hessleskew Farm, Sancton, East Yorkshire...

Come and see us on stand M15 in the Marquee at CropTec this week for an update on our precision farming projects, to meet our new team member and to learn about our new dealership. If you don't make it to CropTec, follow the link for our latest newsletter.

Growing sales at an East Yorkshire farm machinery importer has led to the recruitment of a Business Manager.

Sancton based Manterra Ltd. has recruited Breege Kilfeather to the new position to ensure that the busy office runs smoothly and customer relationships are developed.

Breege, who has recently relocated from Buckinghamshire, where she was a housemistress at Wycombe Abbey School, will be responsible for streamlining Manterra’s data collection and management and will be the first point of contact for Manterra’s customers.

Manterra’s founder, farmer and agronomist Andrew Manfield said: “Since Manterra was...

An East Yorkshire farm machinery importer is showcasing his cutting edge precision farming techniques with the launch of a full field scale trial.

Andrew Manfield, farmer and founder of Market Weighton based Manterra, is researching the production efficiency and environmental outcomes of intercropping a nine hectare plot of oil seed rape with white clover, using a revolutionary strip till machine to cultivate of strips of land, as opposed to the whole fie

Andrew said: “The trial is designed to prove our thinking that the combination of strip-till cultivation with a cover crop to fix nitrogen into the soil and the precision...

The team at Market Weighton machinery importer and precision farming business, Manterra Ltd. is celebrating after being selected as a supplier to CHAP (Crop Health and Protection) consortium partner, Selby based Stockbridge Technology Centre (STC) in a new Innovation Centre for crop health and protection.

 

The launch of a new Innovation Centre for Crop Health and Protection (CHAP) is part of the government’s Agri-Tech strategy, which was launched in 2013 to ensure that its investment in agriculture delivers material benefits for society and the economy in the UK and overseas.  CHAP will lead the way in developing solutions...

We have extended our range of Trimble auto steer solutions with the launch of Agrometius GeoPlough system.

Developed by Agrometius, the Dutch distributor of Trimble AgGPS™ products, the GeoPlough system is designed to work with any make of hydraulic variable width plough and any number of furrows, to create straight furrows, even at night and in fog where it is impossible to set up a sight line due to poor visibility.

Of the launch, Andrew Manfield said: “We are delighted to build on the great reception for Trimble we have had in the past year  by bringing the GeoPlough to the UK market.  GeoPlough is an optional extra for...

Join us on stand 325 at Cereals 2016 to see our new strip till equipment and the latest in precision farming equipment.

Manterra Ltd will use the show to launch the Baertschi OekoSem IV ROTOR-Strip-Till three in one tillage, sowing and fertiliser system that is built to withstand Northern European conditions.

Of the launch, Manterra founder, farmer and agronomist Andrew Manfield said: “I have high hopes for the Baertschi OekoSem IV ROTOR-Strip-Till System. It has been proven in Europe for 25 years and has delivered consistently higher yields and lower production costs. The system also has great synergy with the work that we...

Despite inclement weather, a Yorkshire farm machinery importer demonstrated its wide range of machinery and precision farming equipment to over 100 people at its recent demonstration days and has set a date to repeat the event next year.

Andrew Manfield and his team at Manterra Ltd conducted working demonstrations of all aspects of the Trimble and Unia ranges. Visitors were also able to preview the Baertschi OekoSem IV ROTOR-Strip-Till System that Manterra will launch at Cereals 2016 on 15th and 16th June. Two models of OekoSem were on display, one of which is already sold to Stockbridge Technology Centre as part of the research...

We're pleased to announce that we have extended our range of Unia farm machinery with the launch of a new vertical folding disc mower.

We are Unia’s sole UK importer and have high hopes for the new improved version of the proven Alka CL Disc Mower. Available in a range of sizes, it features hydraulic folding for transport, hydro pneumatic control of the mowing bar, an overrun safety device and a swath conditioner option.

Manterra founder, Andrew Manfield said: “The new Alka CL Disc Mower leads the field in terms of price competitiveness, a proven cutter bed and an ability to withstand challenging terrain.

“It is...