1. JP1

    Best farming general purpose motorcycle helmet

    So I have an ATV skull cap and a full face motorbike helmet with front flip facility For very local road work I'd like a road legal helmet ideally with better hearing ability for near the stock that I could wear equally on a quad or a future little bike Any suggestions please?
  2. S

    Various PD and Flood Plain questions

    Hi, New to this forum and also farming. I have inherited some land which I am trying to make as useful as possible but seem to be restricted by everything possible at the moment :-( The land is a little over 10 acres of land with an open fronted barn. Barn is a few metres away from the road and...
  3. C

    Yamaha 700 or Honda 500

    Hi, I have a quad quandary. I have never had a quad before but fancy one for taking small bale hay and water out to a few local paddocks and towing a small sheep trailer whilst moving sheep about, some short road trips of about a mile, we are very hilly. Should I go new or good used ? I do pay...
  4. D

    Do you have small run about or compact tractor?I

    I suppose the quad bike & mule type atv's have taken the place of the small "knocking" about tractor. Do any of you have a small tractor perhaps with transport box loaded with fencing material or compact tractor mowing the lawn. If so what do you have & what do you use it for? I feel a bit...
  5. K

    Getting started with sheep

    Hi all I'm interested in getting about Herdwick ewes with lamb at foot to fatten up and sell - I've got a few acres of good grassland to use. Please could I have any advice - lambing, what you need to do in terms of injections - do I need an ATV/trailer, and if so, which one? Are Herdwicks OK -...
  6. MX7

    Gator/Rough terrain utility vehicles ???

    Is the strength of build,reliabilty about the same for all makes (Deere,Polaris,Kubota etc etc) of gator /rough terrain vehicles available in the uk? From what I have heard they all seem to be not that reliable and they aren't built strong enough for how they are used on estate and farm...
  7. Farm Classifieds

    ATV 100L Spray Tank

    ATV 100L Spray Tank Advert added by: Matt Carpanini @Mattcarp Machinery Details Category: Sprayers Sprayer Parts Price: £390 Condition: New Description DOES NOT COME WITH BOOM OR HAND LANCE. Comes with: pressure guage. agitition, pressure release valve. Only had...
  8. Greythundercloudys

    New spray but no licence.

    Guy along the road got a new sprayer this week, he's spraying rushes etc on his farm, but l can bet he's not got a licence or what ever you need to use it or does grandfather rights still count if its only used on your farm.
  9. shumungus

    Trailed Quad Sprayer pump

    Fed up with messing about with 100l sprayer on quad, temperamental pump, sprayer on quad when you need it for something else etc. I have a 400l ex Hardi tank and frame and am going to build a trailed sprayer mainly for lance and small boom work doing hedge bottoms, lanes, yards etc. It will have...
  10. steveR

    Charging Utilities for My time?

    I know I have seen mention of one or two doing this, and a spot of advice would be useful. I have been approached by Fisher German on behalf of STW, in relation to a project that might take place on a nearby Sewage Treatment plant. FG have sent me a letter asking for ownership details and also...
  11. Case290

    Atv Rock beam trailer

    Made this ATV trailer the other week really pleased travels fantastic across the fields.
  12. T

    Best quad for slug pelleting

    Hi, just wondering what atvs people are using for slug pelleting? I have a honda 500 but the frame and carrier is weak and keeps breaking. I dont want to go the trailed route and make a boggie and i dont want a utv as they wouldnt suit me. Just wondering what the strongest build atv is out there...
  13. fermerboy

    Small utility type sprayer

    I have a good few miles of permanent electric fencing and yards etc that need spraying regularly. Currently use a backpack sprayer or a long pipe and lance worked off the old Allman tractor sprayer. Considering getting a small ATV type one with a electric pump that could be in back of the...
  14. Kate_PaceWard

    Farm accidents claim four lives in three weeks

    I've just been reading the latest Farmers Weekly Magazine and saw the article 'Farm accidents claim four lives in three weeks' which I found quite shocking. I there a way to make farming safer? Or do you just accept the risks? I'd be interested in peoples thoughts....
  15. Agriland RSS

    NSA Next Generation Shepherd competition finalists step up to compete once again

    Written by William Kellett With the opportunity to win the title of National Sheep Association (NSA) Next Generation Shepherd of the Year halted due to Covid-19 last year, the NSA, along with competition sponsors the Texel Sheep Society, have announced the contest has resumed this spring...
  16. roscoe erf

    Empty truck south wales - midlands/Essex Kent and back

    can go off route a bit next week
  17. H

    Yamaha kodiak 700 (2019)

    Any good on steep side lying ground?
  18. Clive

    Things that would improve farm safety ?

    This industry has a tragic safety record, what can we all do that may improve this ? lets use this thread for suggestions ? some maybe unpopular with others (I know mine will be !) but surely we can’t continue watching so many loose their life’s trying to produce a bit of food my top 3...
  19. Dry Rot

    The Farming Film -- and Media

    A few months back there was great enthusiasm for making a film promoting farming and contributions from the farming community would mean it would have a budget of millions with big Hollywood stars playing all the major roles. Well, I've possibly exaggerated a bit! I quietly tried to make the...
  20. D

    Just remember when your paper's Tory,

    there are two sides to every story.