On the stand at Agritechnica and available in 6m, 8m and 9m working widths, the new Pronto NT features Horsch’s TurboDisc double-disc coulter at 20cm row spacing in combination with a compact, leading wavy disc, making it ideal for mulch and direct seeding.
Operational speeds up to 20kph allow for a high area output even at smaller working widths. Horsepower requirement is very low as the wavy discs cut through organic material and cultivate the soil only in the seed rows, creating a fine earth in the seed horizon. The necessary weight for operation of the wavy discs and seed coulters is transferred via the sophisticated hydraulic system of the machine. In very hard conditions, additional weight up to 1400 kg can be mounted on the frame.
A large 4,000-litre seed hopper guarantees low idle times while a 5,000-litre double hopper allows seed and fertiliser to be applied at the same time. A micro-granular unit can be combined with double hopper as well as with the single hopper version allowing seed, fertiliser and micro-granular compounds to be metered in only one pass.