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    Fibrophos v Sewage sludge

    Which is the best for raising phosphate indices ? I use both but Sewage sludge is becoming a real pain with damage caused to tracks and fields when tipped in wet conditions . There is also the smell issues when spread and also the not so beneficial ' extras ' that come with it .
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    Grazing osr with sheep

    I have some osr which is pretty forward , unlike last years disaster , which we are debating whether to knock back to allow better Astra Kerb coverage . It is unlikely to get opened up by cold weather here so wondered about lightly grazing it with sheep . How many sheep per ha ? Is it best to...
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    Irrigation

    What amount of water per acre per pass would be used on average to irrigate veg on heavyish soil with a rain gun ? How many acres per hour could be covered ? Really asking because we had a storm that dumped 25 mm in about 15 minutes causing run off and capping and wondered how long an irrigator...
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    Vibrance duo

    Anyone using it and getting results , good or bad ?
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    Trimble receiver hire

    We have just bought a NH t7210 which is autosteer ready . It has been used before so all wiring , brackets etc are fitted . Do any dealers hire them for the autumn ?
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    Game covers

    What is your opinion on these kale game strips , I have been told to re drill them with no real rain forecast . Some of the pictures you will need to zoom in to get a better view of plant numbers .
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    Covid testing for harvest staff

    Can you get your harvest staff tested for Covid before they come to your farm for the season ?
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    Secrets of your Supermarket food . Channel 5 on now .

    At last a very positive programme about the dairy industry and its products . Excellent interview with a Welsh dairy farmer , Abbi ,who spoke very well about the whole job . The programme also went on to dispel the myths of ' healthy ' non milk products . Also lactose intolerance discussed and...
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    Self propelled sprayer tyres

    Some advice please . I have a Househam AR 3000 that came on Trelleborg flotations which looked great , big wide cleats with a diamond pattern in the centre and so lots of rubber on the ground but basically it is a trailer tyre and not a driven tyre . The only problem is that our ground is all...
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    I had to put this poor chap out of his misery today .

    I wasn't sure which section to put this in . I found this poor roe buck out in one of our fields this afternoon . I've not seen fly strike on a deer before . Grizzly photo alert !
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    Teejet Matrix Pro 570gs versus Pro 840gs

    What is the difference between these two monitors except the size and £ 400 for the larger screen . Has anyone used both and is the extra cost worth it ? The spec looks virtually the same or have I missed something ?
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    What do you think this 6910 would be worth ?

    Possibly selling our 6910 and wondering what the value would be . If we get another Jd we will keep the front weight .
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    Trimble fm 750 + ez steer

    My Trimble 750 won't lock on to auto steer mode . I can have the tractor on line and the red steering wheel will not change to yellow to show that it is ready to switch to auto steer . It has been mucking around for the last few days but often would work if I turned the monitor off and...
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    Sweetcorn

    Our sweetcorn is setting seed in the tassles. I've not seen this before , what would cause this ?
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    Foliar N on winter wheat

    What products are being used and what timings and gains can be expected ? Thanks .
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    Post flowering N on oilseed rape

    Does anyone do this and what gains are you seeing ?
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    Groundsel in horse hay

    A friend makes hay for horses and has read that groundsel is poisonous to horses . How serious is it and how much groundsel in the hay would be a problem ?
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    T2

    Flag leaf half emerged on Zyatt now.
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    Wild carrot ?

    I am having increasing problems with this in all crops . Is anyone else having issues with it and what are you using to control it ?
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    Horse shoe tile drains

    What age would a drainage system be using horse shoe tile drain laterals running into a stone headland drain ? I have just dug into a system as above and was surprised to find the horse shoe drains and even more surprised that they fed into a stone drain. The drains are virtually blocked solid...
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