Everybody has an idea about why crop cultivation has been everything but boring in the past few years. Let us take a look at what we have learnt about fall seedbed preparation.
Nowadays, we can have a decent idea of what the weather will be like only about a week in advance. This year has been the perfect example – in the beginning of the year, everybody expected the fields to look like the Sahara in the spring, but by the time we started sowing, the weather has turned wet and cold, and as a result, work had to cease for a whole month. Even though at the moment it seems like this fall might not prove to be as horribly dry as last year, let us still talk about the lessons learnt from last year’s experiences.
Our company had a highly busy end of the year. At the end of the season, suddenly everybody wanted to buy a seedbed maker, and for very similar reasons. Our partners had interesting tales to tell.
Because of the extremely dry weather conditions, ploughing was equally difficult for those who paid attention to the gradual deepening of seedbeds and their less careful counterparts. It was tough for the farmers either way.
Drought made ploughing almost impossible.
One of our old customers told us that as the years passed, they started using their Busa rotor less and less, until they stopped using it altogether for several years. However, last year, they had to ask for their old friend’s forgiveness and helping hand. The machine was put into service once again, and triumphed even under the above mentioned impossible conditions – not only could its owners finish sowing, but more importantly, their crops started growing/ like normal. The customers came and bought another one of our machines immediately.
It actually makes perfect sense that the Busa rotor triumphs where other machines have failed. Picture the troublesome clods on our field – we can try breaking them with a hoe, but they roll away. We work on them with a disk, but we only manage to move them without destroying them. We might try a heavy roller and break a few, but only a few.
The Busa rotor’s sharp knives, on the other hand, first hit the clods with a high speed, then the knives start cutting the clods with a downward motion, which makes it impossible for the clods to move, at which point the knives start moving forward and cut the troublemakers once more.
The faster we go, the harder the knives hit the clods, and we can also cover a bigger area in a shorter time, which is not a disadvantage either.
The first story I mentioned was one of many, and one of the luckier ones, too. Some of our old customers had already sold their Busa rotors by the time they realised that just because under good conditions, other machines can do the trick as well, problematic situations no doubt call for a Busa.
different versions of the starter hoe
with internal mudscraper, with slated roller, with rubber roller
These returning customers rediscovered our machines’ durability and efficiency; moreover, they no doubt noticed that we had not simply sat on our hands. Our innovations enable our machines to work under various new conditions. For example, some farmers used to use their Busa only in the fall, because for them, the spring meant wet and sticky soils. Lately, however, they gladly noticed that new versions of the hoe and new rollers with reliable clog-free operation enable them to use their machines for sowing in the spring as well.