1. TFF

    Root Exudation of Primary Metabolites

    Root Exudation of Primary Metabolites: Mechanisms and Their Roles in Plant Responses to Environmental Stimuli Authors: Alberto Canarini, Christina Kaiser, Andrew Merchant, Andreas Richter and Wolfgang Wanek Root exudation is an important process determining plant interactions with the soil...
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    New Holland tf series harvesters

    Hi. Anyone Here familiar with nh tf series of harvesters? I have na offer for some very tidy tf 42,but to ne honest never came accros with that model. We are Deutz fahr nation when it comes to harvesters. Tf-s,any good? Bad sides,good sides? Quality od them? Spare parts prices? Etc,etc. Thanks
  3. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: New chapter for gantry farming from Nexat

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The only gold medal awarded in the 2021 DLG Innovation Awards went to a relatively obscure German company by the name of Nexat for its reiteration of gantry farming. This company was formed in 2013 with the sole purpose of developing what it describes...
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    UK sinking under an ocean of debts?

    Very sobar reading in yesterdays mail newspaper, i quote, national debt £2.3 trillion, interest on debt this year £64bn, thats nearly double the cost we spend on the uk armed forces, defence? So what happens say in 10-20 years will most of the tax income the govt gets just go on paying the...
  5. Wobblebox

    2 combines vs. 1

    Didn’t want to hijack the other thread currently running but I’m thinking about the opposite and running 2 combines instead of 1. Currently cutting 700 acres with an 11 plate NH CX8070 with 25ft cut, and a range of cropping from winter OSR and winter barley, winter wheat and spring beans. I aim...
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    Ball joint and track rod supplier

    Looking for a company that supply track rod and ball joint for a 7000 series Fastrac. Overall length 435mm
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    combine for 800 acres.

    thinking of getting our own combine after years of contractors. which make and model would everyone choose for the job. we have all major dealers reasonably close by. cutting 800 acres wheat,barley and osr and need to make a good job of chopping and spreading the straw. we will also bale a...
  8. Direct Driller Magazine

    Featured Farmer - Ed Reynolds

    Farm Facts: Ed Reynolds 327ha arable farm in west Cambridgeshire growing combinable crops on clay The land is 71% owned, 29% contract farming agreement 1 fulltime employee, 0.5 myself + casual staff at harvest When I started farming there were two choices: conventional and organic. We were...
  9. Cab-over Pete

    Dry or Lube?

    Aye-up, A question I’m not often wondering about, but which can divide opinion. When fitting wheel nuts, are they best spun on dry or with a bit of moisture? If lube is used, is something like copper slip the best thing or just a bit of spray-on weasel pi$$? Or even dry-lube spray which...
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    Rye grass as an arable weed

    We’re looking to speak to growers who are struggling to control rye grass an arable weed for an upcoming focus group. It would be great to get insight on this topic from British growers so if you’re interested in being involved, please let us know.
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Up grade gives Torion a bigger punch

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business This Autumn has seen a number of Claas Torion wheel loader models given a power upgrade for 2022. Also two new flagship models have been introduced and a new model that has been added to the mid-range Torion offering. Lift higher, load faster The new...
  12. Heathland

    Case Axial Flow 240 series/250 series combines

    Can someone who has had dealings/know something about these combines,tell me what is the main difference between to two ranges. I know the 250 series is the latest range,but too me they look very similar.:scratchhead: Had a quote for a new 250 series but could possibly look at a good used 240...
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    Axial Flow Fans in Series

    Normally I run both axial flow fans to blow air through the 2 radial bins but this year I only have one third of a bin of seed beans to dry. I reduced the height of the internal column accordingly. So the back pressure is much greater with both fans running and they don’t sound “happy”, with...
  14. icanshootwell

    Why would you do this?

  15. Sprayer 1

    Pre em for expected wild oats.

    We got a big second flush of wild oats in beans this year, and now into wheat ,I want the best control possible. Usually use liberator at .6l but if a sniff of pdm would be beneficial it can have it. Opinions welcome.
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    Ovalled wheel rim holes - how would you deal with them?

    What's the best way to deal with badly ovalled wheel nut holes in a tractor rear wheel rim? I was thinking of welding the hole closed - then re drilling the wheel stud hole with a mag drill and broaching cutter - then putting the taper seat back in using a chamfer countersinking bit. Getting...
  17. JD-Kid

    Kale and swedes

    any one planted both as a mix did it work or the kale covered the swedes over to much not planing to drill them just spun on with fert but could drill every other row if needed would just be a bit of a pain dry summers tho so swedes might not go too well could be the only factor.
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    Apera spica venti (Loose silky-bent)

    Hello I am a farmer from Eastern Europe. I had big problems in the past years with Loose silky-bent in some wheat fields. What herbicide actives or mixtures do you use to control this weed and when do you apply them? I used Axial and it didn't work despite being labeled to control this weed.
  19. Farm Business RSS

    Case IH announces plans to return to trade shows in Europe

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Leading farm equipment manufacturer Case IH has announced plans to attend major European agricultural shows during the remainder of 2021 and 2022 as part of the company’s programme to reconnect with customers. This will be done with the highest possible...
  20. MX7

    Do Velcourt run any Claas combines?

    I ask the above as a(machinery geek!!) this evening I saw a Claas 8900 on a lorry pulling out from a Velcourt managed estate, where they currently have a CNH 1090 as their current combine.