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  1. Sam myers

    Rent agreement

    What price are you paying per acre for that, if any at all? If you don’t mind me asking
  2. Sam myers

    Rent agreement

    Yeah understand they are slowly doing away with it but with a few years left I might at well receive it as he cannot as he doesn’t farm it he is just a land owner
  3. Sam myers

    Rent agreement

    Evening everybody, got the chance of taking on a bit of grassland but need to come to an agreement on price per acre. 10 acre of old grass lays currently full of rubbish. The agreement is I will do the hedge cutting, any upkeep, buy and apply all fertiliser and I will receive any BPS. More than...
  4. Sam myers

    Heavy hay bales

    Afternoon all! I run my own hay making equipment and also help other farmers bale theirs into round bales, we have a lely/welger rp445 and are always asked to turn the density down when we are baling their hay to prevent it warming. it makes no difference to me how they want their hay baling...
  5. Sam myers

    Livestock building

    i agree. if done right the first time ill never have to touch it again fingers crossed
  6. Sam myers

    Livestock building

    What is the purpose of fibre? ive heard about it but unsure of the benefits
  7. Sam myers

    Livestock building

    i live within 5 minutes of a cemex quarry! i assume the cement will get mixed there as they are the local cement firm everybody uses
  8. Sam myers

    Livestock building

    Currently have a Building used as a straw shed But looking to convert it into a livestock building! currently has tin sides and stone floor so looking at concrete panels and concreting the floor. what depth would you recommend is ideal for the floor of a livestock building? ive been told 6 inch...
  9. Sam myers

    Grass seed

    looking at re drilling some old grasses to make hay/haylage, what type of grass lay should i drill? what seed would you recommend and how much will the seed cost me for 10 acres worth? thanks in advance
  10. Sam myers

    what makes good quality hay/haylage?

    apologies, horse
  11. Sam myers

    what makes good quality hay/haylage?

    What quality of hay/haylage would make the feed more valuable? obviously supply and demand changes costs every year but what percentages of moisture, feed value, dry matter, proteins will make it more or less valuable?
  12. Sam myers

    What to look for in quality Hay/Haylage?

    What quality of hay/haylage would make the feed more valuable? obviously supply and demand changes costs every year but what percentages of moisture, feed value, dry matter, proteins will make it more or less valuable?
  13. Sam myers

    Winter barley costings start to finish

    Thank you I really appreciate that! We own our land and machinery! So costs that end will be minimal with the expected wear and tear! We run a carrier over our land twice to establish a seed bed then drill after that with a farm force drag/amazone combination! Then we spray herbicides and...
  14. Sam myers

    Winter barley costings start to finish

    Thanks a lot mate! Does the £500/AC account for absolutely everything? We have our own drill and run our own equipment besides combine! So for us it would just be buying the seed, running costs of equipment, sprays, NPK and paying for combine to cut!
  15. Sam myers

    Winter barley costings start to finish

    apologies I should have been more specific, I’m looking for an average! Everyone has different costs I just want to work out an average
  16. Sam myers

    Winter barley costings start to finish

    Good morning everybody, Currently looking for advice and anything anybody has to offer will be greatly appreciated! I’m currently a store cattle farmer with mixed arable and grass land but I’m looking to expand so I’m thinking about taking out some of our grasses and putting more winter barley...
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