drilling

  1. roscoe erf

    Woke anti-agricultural brigade

    Which anti woke brigade words really push your buttons cows raped for cheese
  2. Bigjon44

    T3

    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  3. DrDunc

    Improving ROUGH rough grazing

    I've 20 acres that has been limed and worked more than a couple of years ago, but really could do with a sprinkle of more modern grass seed varieties However it's too rough just to spray off and slot seed, and it's too little soil over too many stones to plough (it was ploughed in 1968, single...
  4. paul&mandy

    Moore unidrill

    Can you use the 32 row for cereals? Would mainly be for grass but be handy if did both. Also anyone got a 3m mounted and what do you thinking it? Thanks
  5. H

    Is the job title Farm Worker outdated ?

    I once referred to my self as a farm worker on a separate post and I was surprised to the amount of comments back saying I am more than just a farm worker, ‘don’t put my self down as just a farm worker’ etc and it got me thinking about how a lot of people see the term farm worker as a backwards...
  6. Exfarmer

    Tek screws

    Looking for some advice. Our house uses heavy RSJs as lintels across large bi folding doors. I need to attach a screen to the underside of the lintel as I dare not put too much weight into the bi fold structure I am having issues fixing to this , have got some tek screws but they keep shearing...
  7. Andyt880

    DD turnips into permanent pasture without glyphosate

    I am thinking of getting 4 acres of old grass land Direct drilled with turnips after second cut silage. Winters are wet here and land wouldn’t be the lightest but this would be one of my driest fields in winter. Never grazed a forage crop over winter here before. I am wondering would I get...
  8. jondear

    Worst gate !

    Not done much contracting for a few years but today came across this ! Got me thinking I don't miss the getting to a farmers field and being first through with rake and trying to open a Contraption of a gap filler . Either not hung Tied up with string ! Not wide enough ! Some fence across the...
  9. B

    Tyre size

    Tyre sizes on a new tractor. We currently work 650s on a 38inch rim however on a new tractor we were thinking of going 650s on a 42inch rim as we thought it might be better for traction however we have been told that a 38 gives more clearance. Tractor is mainly drilling and...
  10. jackrussell101

    Simtech Grass Farmer drilling wheat

    We've just bought the above drill and were wondering if anyone else has got one and if so whether you drill cereals with yours and if so how do you get on with it...
  11. D

    How Do I Avoid the Wet Winter Slump?

    The wet winter has really tested us this year on the heavy clay land. We have different scenarios: 1. Ploughed nicely late summer, drilled a bit late in the autumn, November. Not terrible but a low plant population in the worst areas due to drowning. What had survived looks good but it’s too...
  12. L

    Worsening blackgrass/ryegrass problem.

    I'm in my fifth year of strip tilling following a more traditional plough/power harrow based system. I had some decent results in the first few years but the last two wet autumn /winters have not been so great. My main problem is the blackgrass is getting out of hand, I don't think my...
  13. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  14. Yale

    Calibrating a Simtech (Grassfarmer)

    Don’t use the drill a lot,less than 100 acres from new so everything in tip top condition. Calibrated yesterday and meticulously followed the protocol.Even did a live run so to add in a bit of vibration. However sowed short yesterday but last year ran out of seed by quite a margin. Calibrated...
  15. G

    Seed drill enquiry

    Hi, we know we are a few weeks late in the year, however we have a small holding and need to know what type of seed drill we need to sow pumpkins. The farmer across the road has helped prep the land but he has not done pumpkins before so couldn’t advise us. Any advice greatly appreciated it is...
  16. J

    Neep Weeder

    Looking to up my game weeding neeps on ridges Used to use an old scarifier but now drilling with a 4 row on RTK. Whats everyone using ,some pictures would be great have front linkage so could go front or back. Quite willing to modify any kit for the job if anyone has anything kicking about Thanks
  17. W

    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.
  18. Granite Farmer

    Is it too late for Kale?....

    ....and would forage rape be as hardy? Will be feeding suckler cows. TIA
  19. P

    Axial Pro

    What rate to guarantee wild oat control in spring barley if crop is GS30. Given moisture will 0.6l/ha do or do you need 0.82l/ha (equivalent to old Axial at 0.45l/ha)?
  20. A

    From duals to wide singel tires.

    I have a JD6170M with 650/65R42 mainly for DD works and fertilizer spreading. We use duals when drilling and early spreading. What size 900mm singels is the same high as 650/65R42?
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