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    Sosr poor germination

    Not my call , can’t think of anything previous that works be doing this ? I’ll go and look myself , no seed left but bought in from supplier I’ll check bags to see if it says the date. I knew we’d have a challenge but thought it would be the flea beetle , was interested to see if the newer...
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    Sosr poor germination

    Anyone had issues? I know limited growers but I’ve put in some performer for a customer, in perfect conditions followed by two separate rains so really shouldn’t be a issue . But dreadful establishment at the moment probably only 5-10%? The brassicas next door I drilled same day with no...
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    How’s your OSR looking now

    A bit we did for a customer (well the half that was left). Doesn’t seem to be much csfb activity strangely
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    Claas variant 360 Baler 2008

    Bale count and the amount of bales we did this year to test new roller.
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    Claas variant 360 Baler 2008

    Sorry chaps not been on here for a few days. No chopper And it’s a variant so bale size is adjustable
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    Heavy drags

    Ah that’s a shame but a common problem , thanks but we have to be narrower than that.
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    Heavy drags

    What do these fold to for transport ? Width ? Thanks
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    Winter beans drilled, well up, but no chem applied. what options?

    I might be dreaming this, and need some big kahunas but I thought I’d heard of low rate roundup being used? Possibly in spring when they are big and very waxed up.? Obviously not recommended but am I going mad?
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    Winter beans drilled, well up, but no chem applied. what options?

    Oh everyday is a school day .[emoji6]
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    Winter beans drilled, well up, but no chem applied. what options?

    As title got 100 acres of tundra beans up and growing, they look very well so pleased . But due to weather I’ve not been able to get any pre em on . It’s quite a clean block for black grass so I’m not to worried and have the option of centurion max, my main concern is blw’s ,although late...
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    Crushed concrete / hardcore Bedfordshire

    As title looking for 2-300 tonnes of good clean hardcore for shed base . Can buy in but seeing what’s around ? Let me know if you have or know of any at sensible money . Regards Damian
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    Conifer tree's

    So are big chippers a no no ? I’m thinking that if people are shying away from conifers, there maybe a gap for doing it properly? I’m thinking tree shear and big pto chipper ( 200hp size 12 inch feed plus) into silage trailers? Then stump grinders . Obviously access would be the first...

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