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    Case ck62 excavator

    Hi looking at a 1995 case Cx 62 excavator. Just seeing if anyone has used or owned one on here. I can find very little out about them online. From what I have found they seem to be very similar machines to the kubota kh191? Any information about them is appricated.
  2. beardface

    Shearing 2021

    Got about half the ewes done. Will finish the rest at end of week beginning of next. Not shearing to bad. Not seen any maggots yet, in fact not really seen many flies. How's everyone else getting on?
  3. Agriland RSS

    Abolishing Agricultural Wages Board to benefit industry by £1.2 million

    Written by Rachel Martin Abolishing the Agricultural Wages Board (AWB) in Northern Ireland could have net benefits of up to £1.2 million over the next 10 years to the industry. The department’s official impact assessment estimates potential total benefits at £7.7 million compared with £6.5...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

    Written by Agriland Team A recent survey carried out by the Potash Development Association (PDA) confirms that a significant number of tillage farmers in England and Wales did not apply potash (P) and phosphate (K) to their cereal and oilseed rape crops over the past five years. A PDA...
  5. AHDB Podcast RSS

    276: Maleic hydrazide – getting ready for the next potato storage season

    276: Maleic hydrazide – getting ready for the next potato storage season Written by AHDB Maleic hydrazide is a growth regulator that has been on the market for many years. The true value of it is now becoming apparent, with the demise of chlorpropham (CIPC). Previously it was used mainly for...
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    Blackgrass chemical attack

    I know there’s another general BG thread but this is just a particular question about chemicals. Basically what are your ‘chemical’ approaches to BG. We aren’t doing a proper job so looking for ideas please.
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    ‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

    Written by Justin Roberts ‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near Salisbury in the UK. Rather than look at a tractor and work out how to automate it, the company has started with the question of how...
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    Epso Bortop

    Been having some tissue tests done and it seems we are coming up short on Boron. Anyone on here using Epso BorTop? Might be an easy step for me to replace the planned EpsoTop with BorTop. Anyone any practical experience on their crops and have an idea of the price please.
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    Fertiliser spreader checks should be prioritised to reap financial rewards

    Written by William Kellett Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders pre-application could be losing up to £100/ha. This is the warning from Dale Shaw, machinery sales manager at Carrs Billington. He said: “With input prices on the rise across the board, farmers need to be considering how...
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    NE new farmers

    Hi So we are fairly new to farming and due to a few reasons we wont be pursuing entitlements/claiming BPS. However, we have been advised to look at Wildlife offers and Hedgerow/tree type funding. We have had a look and my business partner is unimpressed with the tie in time and the amount paid...
  11. Bald Rick

    The Demo Thread

    Anything on demo? Thoughts & observations... Since Monday this has been here on triple mowers, trailer and tanker Verdict ... it's not a John Deere
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    Structural engineer for PDR Kent

    Hi, just wondering if anyone would recommend a structural engineer? We are based in Swale, Kent We are considering a class Q application and already have an architect on board, however his 'go to' engineer has just retired, has tried 2 other 'recommended' ones, they don't even respond to...
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    June Census I smell a rat

    Firstly do you do it? Secondly Is this particular email even legit? The underlying links are not to a domain I recognise as being genuine, its not even the address that the text shows it to be.. in any other email that should PHISHING EMAIL. It maybe this is genuine and these links...
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    Hopes rise for NI inclusion in ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ PGI

    Written by Agriland Team Recent days have seen the European Commission indicating that it would actively facilitate Northern Ireland’s participation in the ‘Irish Grass Fed Beef’ Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) application process. Livestock and Meat Commission for Northern Ireland...
  15. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
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    Best trailed sprayer for liquid fert

    Looking into moving away from granular and using liquid. Which trailed sprayers have people found the best to work with, 5000/6000lt 36 meter.
  17. MOG

    Masses of ticks on sheepdog, best treatment?

    Our sheepdog has started coming back from going around the sheep with me covered in ticks. We can expect to remove 10-15 after each run out. Now we have never really seem ticks before on the farm so it is a bit of a worry all round. However, we need to get something on the dog to repel the...
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    Fertiliser Prices and only spreading once

    With this hears prices of fertiliser being so expensive is anyone considering only spreading on there grazing ground once and rely on the weather coming good to hold the swards strong into the autumn?
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    NI study suggests slurry separation hubs could offer solution to nutrient surplus

    Written by Rachel Martin A study examining the potential of slurry separation technology has suggested the establishment of processing hubs in Northern Ireland could help the industry make better use of agricultural by-products. It could be one of a series of new ‘climate-smart’ technologies...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Trehane Trust encourages applicants for dairy scholarships

    Written by John Swire Dairy industry organisation, the Trehane Trust, is encouraging applicants for its 2021 dairy awards that it funds through the Nuffield Farming Scholarship Trust (NFST). The Trust offers support to successful candidates who apply to carry out a study tour on a subject of...