1. O

    Situation Vacant Lead Arable Operator / Working Farm Manager wanted in South Oxfordshire

    Posted May 2022 Enthusiastic Lead Arable Operator / Working Farm Manager required for progressive family farming business in South Oxfordshire covering 500ha of mainly combinable crops with environmental schemes and other diversified activities. The role is a chance to get involved in an...
  2. J

    Situation Vacant Full time farm worker required near Kingsbridge South Devon. Accommodation available.

    Full time farm worker required for a 600 acre family run mixed farm near Kingsbridge South Devon with a minimum of 3 years experience. Tasks include: Feeding and bedding cattle Harvest grain carting and grainstore management Bale carting and stacking Cultivations mostly using simba dtx...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Goodyear finds alternative to oil-based rubber

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Tyres are made of rubber and rubber comes from trees, and so it might be thought that they are one of lesser culprits when it comes to environmental concerns about the manufacture and use of machinery. Unfortunately, it is not quite as clear cut as...
  4. Farfrae

    Could you employ 174 people on 240 acres?

    Isn't it amazing what you can do with public money. No mention of what the Welsh government paid for the farm either
  5. Kevtherev

    Forage Crops

    Thought I’d start a thread on what members are/have been putting in this season to fill the forage gap with rising feed costs. Brassicas Arable silage mixes Rye etc
  6. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Bi Som Trac – the top tandem tractor from France

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The Bi Som Trac is hardly as well known as the Doe Triple-D from Essex in the UK, but this French built machine represents the pinnacle of tandem tractor development and remains a fearsome beast in the field. Tandem tractors date from the time when not...
  7. snarling bee

    My direct drill and cultivation trial 2022

    I have split a heavy clay field into 4. Direct drill, shallow cultivation, Plough and shallow discs with low disturbance to 200mm. This is the first year. 5th winter wheat, straw removed, FYM and compost applied April 2021 in previous crop. Unfortunately the grass weeds seem to have suddenly got...
  8. Discordon Demon

    Situation Vacant Harvest Staff Required

    Looking for staff this Harvest Job will include corn/bale cart and all cultivations, we run modern up to date New Holland’s all with GPS Huntingdon Cambs 07738955496
  9. onthehoof

    This is getting ridiculous

  10. agcon1

    cover crop to fatten store lambs

    looking to sow a cover crop july/august, straight after harvest and then graze with store lambs, but would want field back end of feb, to sow with spring barley... what cover would do this? can you fatten lambs on cover crop alone? first time we've thought about doing this so its all new to us...
  11. Oldmacdonald

    Is there no money in small direct drills?

    All these fancy machines from Horsch, Kuhn, Horizon - great big trailed things with a 5 tonne hopper Does the technology not still work in a 3 metre, mounted version with 500kg hopper?
  12. CPM RSS

    Real Results Pioneers – War implications profound

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Repercussions from the war in Ukraine are changing plans on a Scottish farm. CPM joins Scott Campbell to discuss the future cropping and agronomy at his Aberdeenshire farm. My concern is harvest 2023. By Mike Abram Scott Campbell never once utters...
  13. casemx 270

    Situation Vacant Experienced arable operator

    Arable experience required high standards resourceful can do attitude . Able to work on own initiative and part of a friendly team with high attention to detail. Responsibilities include but not limited to spraying cultivations and drilling using modern kit with GPS guidance. Good pay terms and...
  14. CPM RSS

    Drills on demo…

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF With increasing numbers of its customers reducing cultivations and even moving fully to direct drilling, Hutchinsons held a March drill demo day in East Yorkshire for multiple manufacturers to show what their machines could do in different cover...
  15. M

    Situation Vacant Harvest staff wanted, Hertfordshire

    Great Munden Farm require harvest staff for mainly corn cart and cultivations on our 2000 acre, all arable farm in East Hertfordshire. We run a New Holland CR9.90 combine and modern John Deere tractors. Good accommodation is provided as part of the job. Good rates of pay for the right...
  16. CPM RSS

    The agroecology mindset

    Written by Tom Allen-Stevens from CPM Magazine Download PDF Hutchinsons has launched a new bespoke agroecology service for its farmer customers, linked to its Helix innovation network. CPM attends the launch at the Shropshire farm and asks what the term actually means. We want to farm in a...
  17. Sorbaer

    Leveling ploughed fields pre-direct/no tillage - ideas/suggestions please

    Family has arable fields on light chalky/flinty land (South Downs) which have been ploughed / power-harrowed /drilled / rolled for years (dont ask me why) and are very uneven and not level when going over the tramlines as seen in my very accurate diagram below. Is painful driving accross them at...
  18. Jack Russell

    Situation Vacant Harvest staff required 2500acre family farm

    We are looking for help this harvest. We need drivers for corn carts, cultivations and helping run the stores. We run modern up todate John Deere tractors. Ranging from 6155r to 9rx. Accommodation provided. Good rates of pay and hours. Based in East Yorkshire. Please call 07912117057 or message...
  19. casemx 270

    Cultural control of ryegrass

    We have some quite bad ryegrass can you tell me what is the best practice ie autumn cultivations and then cultivations pre spring drilling . Fields are in arable rotation and we want to continue with this . Thanks
  20. M

    Looking For Work Self Employed, Shropshire

    24 year old self employed based in Wem, Shropshire. Looking for additional work mainly arable but have experience with beef cattle, sheep. I have experience with most cultivations, fertiliser spreading with variable rate, dribble bars, silage & hay (mowing, tedding/ raking) and general farm...