I have a field which has had patches of blackgrass in it for 3 years. I think I find the patch spray it off and another turns up further round the headland. What is the best way to try and get on top of it? It is due to go into osr.
1 - plough it deep and bury the seed?
2 - run over with the...
Looking at a new Telehandler and have been looking at the bobcat 38-70. There is a dealer in our area now so it is an option. Just looking for peoples experiences of them as I don’t have much experience of them.
Just about to get into auto steer etc and I was wondering if I should go with a JD greenstar system or an independent such as AgLeader/Topcon/Trimble.
-New to me 2009 JD 690i combine which is greenstar ready
-New to me 2014 Claas axion 840 autosteer ready sprayer tractor - pulling...
Had a straw burner installed and I am keen for the installer to get the rhi application in. The electrician is coming this week to finish the install off. As I have not had the system up and running I am not keen on paying the full balance until I have had it up and running for a bit. The...
I was wondering what people do to the range outside free range sheds. We had an outbreak of erysipelas in the last flock and have found blackhead in a different shed this flock, both of which supposedly come from the soil.
Position available is on a mixed arable, poultry and pig b&b farm in County Durham. Duties to include arable harvest/drilling work, tractor driving/ combining/drilling, milling feed, assistance with the pigs and general farm and machinery maintenance. It is a diverse role with good prospects...
Wondered if anybody had any experience of insulating a concrete slab. I am looking at putting some insulation under a concrete slab which will have telehandler and tractor & muck spreader driving on it. Will polystyrene or standard Kingspan type insulation do it or will it have to be the more...
My lupins have developed black/brown lesions on the leaves and are starting to die off. It is in farily large patches throughout the field. We had a lot of rain at the beginning of last week. Is it a disease or pre emergence herbicide being washed down to the roots?
Struggling to find nodules on my blue lupin roots. What sort of numbers have other growers got? Roots are good in size and plenty of laterals off the main root. They have been in the ground just over 7 weeks.
What are the positives and negatives of going to 36m booms?
Increased work rates
Ability to pick better spray days
Less longevity of the booms
Lower 2nd/3rd hand value
Ability to spread granular fertiliser
If you have moved to 36m would you do it again?
I am looking into ways of drying chicken manure that we run off the muck belts on a weekly basis from 2 sheds. Is there some way to utilise the RHI to dry the muck on a drying floor.
Thought would be that we run the belts weekly and spread onto the drying floor then move to a field heap?
I was looking at putting in my own liquid fertilizer storage as want the ability to shop around and not be held to ransom by some merchants. Tank or lagoon I presume are the options. Currently use approx 200k litres. Anybody have experience of costs and whether it pays?