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  1. TheEarlOfMoray

    Contracting price tracker

    Thought I would start a thread to keep up to date with charges for contracting work around the country. Might be handy with the fluctuating fuel prices etc. perhaps admin could make it a sticky.
  2. TheEarlOfMoray

    Origin fert

    Drilling spring barley with origin fert for a customer today. God it’s crap, every bag is sticky lumpy Solid dusty rubbish. For the sake of £20 a ton or so stick to Yara. Rant over
  3. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lime price?

    What’s the rough price of calcium lime at the moment? Got my eyes opened with prices today. Not had for a couple of years.
  4. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lorry driver shortage

    How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
  5. TheEarlOfMoray

    Log in every time

    Does anyone else have to log in every time they come on to the forum? Was always logged in permanently before but last few days I’m always logged out. Always tock the box when logging in as well
  6. TheEarlOfMoray

    Farm hoover

    Looking at getting a new hoover for the drier/grain store. Any recommendations? Have looked at the big brute but seems very expensive. Agri linc have a couple that are a lot more reasonably priced, anyone tried them?
  7. TheEarlOfMoray

    Kverneland pacomat rings

    Can you get non genuine ones or is it genuine only? Not priced any yet but heard they are extortionate
  8. TheEarlOfMoray

    Importing a plough from Germany

    Has anyone imported a machine from Germany? Spied a plough I like at reasonable money. Just wondered how easy it would be? Realise haulage etc would be a fair bit. Good second hand ploughs are like hens teeth in this country
  9. TheEarlOfMoray

    Mobile cattle crush

    Looking to get a new mobile cattle crush. What’s best? Needs to be strong and last a long time. Current one is 30 years old and still does the job but planning upgrading to one with head scoop etc
  10. TheEarlOfMoray

    Osr winter protection

    What does everyone else spray for osr winter protection? Ground is wet so don’t think I’ll get it on. Agronomist wants me to spray a fungicide, hallmark for winter stem weevil and 2 different lots of trace elements. Seems a bit much to me?
  11. TheEarlOfMoray

    Vodafone 4g

    Can’t get data or calls when on 4g but when I switch it off it works fine on 3g. Anyone else have this problem?
  12. TheEarlOfMoray

    Herbst dump trailer

    looking to get a new 18-20 ton dump trailer and stumbled across herbst, anyone have one? They look good but a lot cheaper than the likes of Stewart. Thought there was maybe a reason why?
  13. TheEarlOfMoray

    Fendt ideal prices

    just reading the farmers weekly combine buyers guide and the list prices for the fendt ideal are astronomic, 648k for an ideal 9. Nearly 200k more than a lexion 780. I know there is massive discounts to be had but why publish list prices as high as that?
  14. TheEarlOfMoray

    Kverneland plough with slatted boards

    looking at a second hand plough that has slatted boards at present, how expensive would it be to change to normal boards? Realise the frogs would all need changing but not sure if it’s cost effective.
  15. TheEarlOfMoray

    OSR varieties north Scotland.

    what are the recommended varieties for drilling this summer? Had incentive last couple of years. Performed well last year but not looking so good this year. Anything better out there?
  16. TheEarlOfMoray

    Horsch pronto tyres

    had 2 blowouts on the horsch this morning. Pia to get them off but question is has anyone used cheaper tyres such as these, Reason I ask is they are about a 5th of the price...
  17. TheEarlOfMoray

    Looking for hire tractor 230hp plus

    looking for a tractor to hire for approx 2 months. Based in Morayshire. Need it ASAP really. Is there anyone that hires tractors in this neck of the woods?
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    looking for a set of part worn Michelin 600/60 r30 if anyone knows of any. Thanks
  19. TheEarlOfMoray

    Ploughing down digestate

    we had some digestate spread on some stubble about a month ago and ploughed down last week, question is... how much of the nitrogen will have gone from it? Just trying to figure out how much fert to put on when drilling? Will be spring malting barley. Just a small field as a trial really to see...
  20. TheEarlOfMoray

    Kv depth wheel damper ram thingy

    Anyone had a problem with it? Mine seems to have lost a bit of force so the wheel goes down too quickly and the lock doesn’t have time to get out of the way so the wheel is stuck the wrong way, is there a fix or is it a new ram?