The requirements were; "Close row spacing, so that true one pass seeding could be made into grass/cereal stubble, or a conventional seedbed. A compact 3 point linkage chassis, for quicker headland turn performance in smaller field’s, and a central seed metering system, for high speed accurate sowing combined with the ability to sow down to the very last seed quantity with all seed types".
Moore Unidrill is a family-owned specialist manufacturer of Agricultural & Sportsturf seeding equipment. Established by Sam Moore Senior in 1974, it began by manufacturing direct drills for the grassland reseeding market. In the late 1970's and early 1980's a drill was specifically designed for the arable sector. And then by the late 1980's the specialist Sportsturf model was introduced.