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  1. Ladybird

    Winter beans -slugs

    Anybody else having issues with snails and slugs hammering their winter beans ?
  2. Ladybird

    Winter beans JD 750a

    After a bit of advice on drilling winter beans with the 750a. We’ve always been on spring beans which have established fine with the JD. however with harsh springs there falling out of favour so spreading our risk by splitting as winters and springs. Any one had any experience with winters...
  3. Ladybird

    Herbicide in Spring Beans

    Interested to hear peoples experiences with weed control on spring beans. Have mid levels of groundsel, small amount of cleavers. Thinking of using Bentazone at half rate then seeing what that does?
  4. Ladybird

    Which Straw Walker combine

    We are looking at combines which combine would you say is best option. Doesn’t seem to be a lot of Money between any of them. New Holland 8.80 , class 660tt, or the john Deere 670. We had demos of all three preferred new Holland , however we have great John Deere dealer service and service...
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    Spring Bean Stubbles covered with Blackgrass

    As above trying to work out best option for Spring Bean stubbles covered with blackgrass. I see I have options of leave and direct drill wheat. Leaving blackgrass seeds on top (getting a bit late) Leave and direct drill spring barley Plough and drill spring barley Thoughts?!
  6. Ladybird

    Unwanted night visitors

    Hare coursing. [emoji35][emoji35][emoji35] Probably inappropriate in this dd section but wanted to vent my anger towards unwanted idiots visiting the farm. Anybody else having issues ? [emoji17]
  7. Ladybird

    Pre emergence/ no pre -emergence

    Drilled our first bit of wheat this evening, on an osr stubble drilled with oats and phacelia cover crop. Drilled at 45 kg/ha , ( the cover crop) good in places but not quite sure how to quantify the success of it right now [emoji57][emoji379]. So what I'm wondering is .... Is it worth pre...
  8. Ladybird

    Rams sale

    Off to Builth wells ram sale, looking for texel and suffolks, any advice or recommendations ?
  9. Ladybird

    OSR Establisment

    How's everybody establishing their OSR this summer in their dd system. drilling dates , am I mad thinking we can direct drill in chopped straw with high levels of slug activity ? Thoughts?!
  10. Ladybird

    New direct drillers

    Thought it would be a good idea to get a bit of a thread going regarding new DD's hear about problems they have found with the new system, with this cold, wet spring!!! Have you been able to patient and wait for better conditions? Have some fudged some crops in and regretted they waited for...
  11. Ladybird

    Sherwell stock move express

    Does any one use this app for their sheep movements? How do people find it ?
  12. Ladybird

    John Deere 750a

    On the band wagon and have ordered my new John Deere 750, looking ahead at my drilling schedule I have Spring Beans going in first, on some over wintered chopped straw wheat stubble, have any of you any red hot tips on set up of the drill? Any must nots?
  13. Ladybird

    John Deere 750A options

    I have had some advice regarding radar on the drill is a must, instead of standard land wheel. If option of isobus does this consist of radar with the package??? Also are there any other options that you would say are a "must" for the drill. Other than the obvious gutlers.

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