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/storage/images/e1e333313b95ee039d522f96ac8abe6e.jpeg Choosing the right finance option for your machinery

Helping you choose your financial options

AMTEC

03rd Aug 2021

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/storage/images/acb05b8a49a6e913d7e0203a44816f91.jpeg Pros and Cons of Direct Drilling

Will direct drilling work for me?

AMTEC

19th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/3187d346449cfc3cf547d801b27a4f66.jpeg Benefits of Disc Harrows

How this age old tool can be part of your tillage plans.

AMTEC

19th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/d6fd1087176676fc26912cdcdae979d8.jpeg Simba Solo Vs. Vaderstad Topdown

Two of the greatest min-til cultivators compared

AMTEC

19th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/37d20829d15ff30413eb053809123ab0.jpeg Vaderstad Carrier Vs Simba X-press

Short discs are becomingever more popular, this is a comparison of two of the original and best.

AMTEC

19th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/63054414657fecd3ff0ec663fcdc1614.jpeg Why should I roll after drilling?

The many benefits of rolling and why it should be done after drilling

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16th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/4d2041498c36f063a640ec48a928c09a.jpeg The AMTEC Story

Since Ellis Machinery rebranded as AMTEC Smart Farming Solutions in June we have been often asked why?

AMTEC

07th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/e74a4184d9df070403cfa7f3f767c9a8.jpeg THE SCIENCE IN SOIL HEALTH

Healthy soil is vital to supporting crops and livestock; whatever you produce on your land, soil health will improve productivity.

AMTEC

07th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/6284d3901325e7dc47babf1016af1033.jpeg DEFRA'S COUNTRYWIDE STEWARDSHIP SCHEME

How can you make it work for you?

AMTEC

07th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/38944d14ca695ab3525a6ae9a5a1e1d8.jpeg VARIABLE RATE APPLICATION MADE EASY

Applying seed and fertiliser with variable rate used to be an expensive and technical task. Now thanks to the new iSOYL app you can be set up in no time.

AMTEC

07th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/a4b13bf609d4f7459a3b98c4a12b5646.png Using drones in agriculture

Drones are becoming increasingly useful to farmers.

AMTEC

07th Jul 2021

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/storage/images/100a57164d7ccdab757e3c8cbcc79e5b.jpeg Increasing Grassland Yields

Five steps to improving your grass yields and ultimately your profitability.

AMTEC

01st Jul 2021

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