750a

  1. Alistair Nelson

    Andrew Ward's Drill Demo Day

    Anybody go? The Good, the Bad, the Ugly? Watching the first video on Youtube ground conditions looked testing with wet clay land and the soil pit actually filling with water overnight!! Interested to hear people who went thoughts? Cheers Alistair
  2. P

    Changing to no till on 300 acres

    We are looking to move down the regen route, mob grazing and no till, we have around 300 acres of arable (decent ground thats been pretty much spring barley and winter wheat for years) that we are looking to direct drill after a cover crop next year, there is another part of the farm that when I...
  3. mikep

    A question about JD 750 discs

    Hi. Are the JD 750 discs hardened all the way through and what diameter are they usually when replaced? The reason I ask is my drill discs are unavailable so I need to find a disc about 17" which I can then modify either the disc or hub to fit? Tia
  4. Hutchinsons News

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops A Shropshire grower is trying to limit the damaging effect of heavy cultivations for potato crops to his light soils through the use of cover crops. He has seen worm numbers increase since introducing the cover crops to his rotation...
  5. Hutchinsons News

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops

    Potato Grower Increases Worm Numbers with Cover Crops A Shropshire grower is trying to limit the damaging effect of heavy cultivations for potato crops to his light soils through the use of cover crops. He has seen worm numbers increase since introducing the cover crops to his rotation...
  6. Jerry

    State of your crops -2022

    Well seeing as it’s new year and last years thread on this topic ram to 80 pages, thought it time to start a new one for this year’s harvest. I don’t have a lot of winter corn in but what I have is looking ok. The warm December certainly did no harm. A selection as off today. Graham after...
  7. Direct Driller Magazine

    History of the GD

    Written by Tony Gent With over 60 years of farming, I have seen and been involved with so many changes, as a lad from working with horses and leaving school at 15 to working on my father’s smallholding with only 50 acres and a mix of cropping. The farm began to mechanise and expand, so did my...
  8. H

    DD’ing spring beans in to a thick cover crop?

    I have a cover crop of oats, vetch and bit of radish and mustard. It’s knee high and a lot thicker than I was expecting (even using about 50% of the advised seed rate). General plan was to spray off about now then drill spring beans with a Rapid when conditions allow (probably late March as it’s...
  9. Farm Classifieds

    John Deere 750A

    John Deere 750A Advert added by: Adam Driver @ajd132 Machinery Details Category: Tillage Drills Price: £25000 Condition: Used Description One owner from new, new discs covered 20ha, needs some work on bushes. How to make contact with the Seller Click here...
  10. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  11. snarling bee

    DD Drill and SLUGS

    I had a demo of an Avatar drill in October. We drilled WW straight into straw removed wheat stubble and then continued onto cultivated ground. Compared to a tine drill and Vaderstad in the same field there is a huge amount more slug damage, both on the stubble and cultivated ground. Nothing was...
  12. Jerry

    Drill and Price Comparisons

    Just been speaking to a few people over the last couple weeks about a 3m drill to work across a mixed farm, so cereal, cover crops, fodder crops, stewardship and a bit of grass. Now the grant numbers are out, if I am right, its £12,054 contribution toearsd the drill.. Net prices are as...
  13. farmerfred86

    Claydon Hybrid slug applicator

    Ive been caught out this year and feel the need to fit a slug pellet applicator to our mounted claydon hybrid. Can this apply pellets into the coulters or only via a spinning disc on top? What options are there to control via the RDS isobus screen?
  14. britt

    No till spring beans

    Is anybody doing any good with notill spring beans ? I had a good crop about 6 years ago, but done no good since. There always seems to be a reason, wet spring late sowing, dry spring after drilling, too shallow because the discs were too worn etc. A friend that ploughs before drilling often...
  15. Case290

    Chopped straw 👎

    Cloudy overcast combining, monster straw crop, blunt chopper blades claydon vdrill = unhappy farmer luckily it’s not all like it. Could use disc drill I guess probably be ok winter beans with a disc drill any advise
  16. Flintstone

    Suggestions please

    I’ve been a Claydon user for six years. Very pleased in general, but thinking about a system change maybe. if you were going to be direct drilling 90% spring crops, into cover crops, what would you recommend? Lots of flint (so minimal rubber please). 215 hp. Good trash capabilities. At least...
  17. N

    DD into Oat Stubble/blackgrass

    So spring oats being cut at moment have an awful lot of blackgrass in. How would anyone go about establishing WW with a 750A. straw is being baled. guess just wait until Nov???
  18. dragonfly

    Establishing AB15 legume mix

    I have 90 hectares of AB15 legume mix to establish immediately after harvest. I have my seed delivered and waiting in the barn. Considering the late(ish) harvest and the fact that I am following spring barley, what establishment method should I use?
  19. EddieB

    TFF is officially bad for your bank account.

    I joined this wonderful forum at the end of last year. What a great place it is, the only downside is that I have bought far more kit that ‘I never knew I needed’ than ever before. Am I alone or do others suffer from this syndrome? 🤣
  20. Farm Classifieds

    John Deere 750A

    John Deere 750A Advert added by: Farol Ltd Machinery Details Category: Tillage Drills Price: £0 Condition: Used Description How to make contact with the Dealer Click here to read more about this listing and contact the dealer
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