LAMMA: Busa inter-row weeder

Following the introduction of laws in Holland stipulating that all maize stubbles must have a cover-crop established by 1st October, Dutch firm Landkracht has teamed up with Hungarian manufacturer Busa to develop a novel inter-row weeder that is also capable of sowing grass between the rows of established maize.

by Nick Fone

9 Jan 2019

Being mounted on a horizontal axis the pairs of star-wheel rotors are claimed to be virtually blockage-immune no matter what how wet the soil or how heavy the weed burden. Mounted on parallelogram linkages with rubber press wheels, each unit can contour independently and the aggressiveness of each is adjusted simply by altering the rotor pitch. Six, eight and ten row versions are available with prices starting at £16,000.