1. Hilly

    Krone big M

    Is it just me or do they not look bloody good value secondhand ? I noticed drew farming life bought one few minor niggles but was blown away with its performance could stop smiling ! Thinking he was felling 30 acre hr ? Worth a punt or bag o shyt ?
  2. Xerion

    Help identifying a young bird

    Just found this little fella in the garden has anybody got an idea what it is? It's a bit worse for wear but lively enough Shame to let the dog get it Max
  3. Barleycorn

    New Self Propelled Forage Harvester for a Farmer?

    We cut 800 to 1000 acres of silage a year. We have plenty of labour, regular and family, and are currently running a 1998 Claas 850. She is in good nick, on about 5500 hours, but we do have regular breakdowns, which involve 6 or 7 blokes watching and scratching their arses as it is mended. I...
  4. Agriland RSS

    SaMASZ mowers challenge the mainstream

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland SaMASZ is a company based in the the city of Bialystok which lies in in the north east of Poland. It was here, in 1984, that Antoni Stolarski opened a small workshop where he serviced and repaired cars. It wasn’t too long before he moved to...
  5. D

    European floods

    Now Germany is hit along with neighbours. Its usually Spain that seems to get the worst floods alternating with desert type droughts. 65 people lost their lives, that is really bad. When we had the flooding that hit Sheffield, perhaps one or two deaths only. The countryside won't be reported...
  6. N

    Claas Xerion front linkage problem

    Afternoon, out Xerion 3800 the front linkage doesn't lift square. We have put new pipe work to it, tried an equalising valve, removed all pins to check it's free, pressure tested rams. But they still don't lift equally, not by much but enough to notice. Last resort is changing the seals in the...
  7. P

    It’s been a long time coming

  8. S

    What are the biggest problems you have with your dribble bars or trailing shoes?

    I am wondering what were the biggest issues or problems you have with your slurry applicators. I have been looking into the different brands and types of dribble bars and I am wondering what was the biggest nuisance you have with your machine. I have seen that some people find some dribble bars...
  9. Phil P

    Selling carbon credits

    @Clive can you tell us some more about it? How does it work?
  10. Agriland RSS

    Claas to expand eastwards along the Silk Road

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Kazakhstan would not seem the obvious place for Claas to establish a factory, but in an agreement with the government it has agreed to do just that. According to a statement issued by Kazakh Invest – the state organisation charged with attracting...
  11. N

    Xerion air brakes problem

    Hi, Claas 3800 Xerion, when we plug the trailer brakes in the air tank fills, but then when go to drive away the brakes won't release? Looks like the tractor won't release the parking brake. Tried the trailer on another tractor and worked fine.
  12. H

    What sprayer?

    Hello, I’m looking at taking back our spraying in hand. We’ve had a contractor for a number of years but the timing of applications is getting worse and I think it’s expensive. Basically it’s a total workload of 3000-3500ac per year depending on rotation. We’re paying between £12,000 and £14,000...
  13. P

    Central tyre inflation systems

    Has anybody any experience with CTIS on tractors. we have multiple blocks of land and a system on drilling and rolling tractors would be a big benefit, just worried about the reliability of them, don’t need to be stranded on the side of a main road.
  14. L

    Sides spreader for lime

    just come across these on YouTube, is there a UK version similar or anyone importing them? Spread pattern looks a bit iffy for fert but looks a handy tool for small quantities of ag lime versus the dreaded prilled version.
  15. Against_the_grain

    Will a tractor tip an artic bulker?

    Looking to buy a couple of ex lorry bulkers to store seed/odds in. Will a farm tractor (puma) be able to tip it? Im assuming that there wont be enough hydraulic capacity? If this is the case is there a hydraulic system that we could mount to the dolly? Could go down the donkey engine route I...
  16. W

    Donald Trump - views

    I’ll start the ball rolling. For me he’s one of the best presidents ever. He’s run it like a business which is how all countries should be run. Prior to COVID the American economy has been the best it’s been for 40 years. He’s done exactly what he said he was going to do. He’s held the media...
  17. Exfarmer

    Best poster, Humour category.

    I know there have been one or two threads on this topic over the years, and possibly this thread belongs in off topic. However I strongly believe an award should be given, for the poster who has done the most to cheer us up, in these dark days of the plague. In my humble opinion, it is very...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Helmut Claas: agricultural machinery pioneer

    Written by John Swire Helmut Claas, long-time managing director, chairman of the Supervisory Board and chairman of the Shareholders’ Committee of the Claas group, died on January 5 at the age of 94. His death has come as a great shock. Along with the family and all of the relatives, not only...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Machinery pioneer Helmut Claas dies aged 94

    Written by Agriland Team The long-time managing director of the Claas Group, Helmut Claas, has died at the age of 94, the machinery company said in a statement. Claas became the company’s managing director in 1962, and was the son of the business’ founder August Class. Helmut Claas was also...
  20. daven


    wishing you all a better 2021... first time in the 31 years I've been here that haven't been downtown to the market square celebrating with fireworks and the things that go with new year's eve... Germany is in lockdown... no gathering of more than 5 people from 2 households... 2100-0500...