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  1. 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)?
  2. 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?
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Strategies to make the most of late sown maize

    Written by John Swire There is still time to sow maize, despite the late cold spring and the wettest May for many years, but growers need to review their approach to minimise any potential yield reduction or decline in feed quality. A few changes to establishment could help ensure a more...
  4. Ormond

    Lush spring barley

    I've some very lush spring barley....It's around gs 30/31....was thinking of pgr of either 1l/ccc/ha with 0.15/0.2 of moddus or canopy around 0.3/0.4....any help would be appreciated....had plenty of N so needs shortened a bit going forward and thickening of the stems as the tiller count is...
  5. W

    June Reseed.

    Always reseed in the autumn but last year weather made it impossible. I’m really tightly stocked on the milking platform so can’t balls things up. If I sprayed off a field tomorrow,started grazing 4 days later,finished grazing after another 4 days,disc and sow seed would I have quick...
  6. beltextexel

    Cover crops/catch crops

    Evening, I just wondered if there was anyone on here that would be interested in taking in some sheep to graze catch crops ahead of autumn cereal drilling? We have a good area of stubble turnips and cover crops that would graze October onwards but if there was anything available to graze in...
  7. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
  8. lostdog

    Situation Vacant Tractor Driver/GFW needed (Harvest/drilling or full time) East Sussex, TN32 area

    We are seeking a reliable full time enthusiastic farm worker to join our team working on a mixed farming and contracting business. OR harvest/drilling only We require someone with some farming experience but who is a highly motivated & conscientious and who is willing to work within a team and...
  9. S

    Fendt Varioguide and field marking

    Hi, On the varioguide terminal, is it possible to mark worked area based on say the «go» button? So that i only mark the map when i click «go» and enable varioguide, drop the implement and so on. Also stop marking on «end».
  10. farmer dave136

    Front seed tank

    Does anyone know if its possible to add a front tank to a combi drill and use it to fill into the back tank to gain extra capacity Thanks
  11. J

    Onepass for Swedes

    Anyone ever tried making a onepass combination for drilling Swedes on ridges ? Heavy built 5 row ridger with 4 row Stanhay on the back and ridge rollers between the 2 units
  12. Agriland RSS

    Farmer-led aphid monitoring could reduce pesticide use in tackling BYDV

    Written by William Kellett A new study by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has concluded that a simple field-based monitoring system, run by farmers, could help reduce the use of insecticide spraying to tackle barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) in cereal crops following the 2019 ban...
  13. J

    Swede drill rear wheels

    Drilling Swedes on ridges with a Stanhay belted machine on cage rear wheels did not go good .Wheels jammed and filled with soil took scrapers off and went a little better. Been offered a choice of flat stainless ones off an Air drill or split stainless ones. Anyone ever tried the split ones...
  14. Bury the Trash

    Speaking out for Small farmers.

    https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php?threads/small-farms-have-a-huge-role-to-play-in-our-sustainable-future-charles-prince-of-wales.346859/#post-7580667 Good for him i reckon.
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    Karen

    https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeWxFvSB/
  16. Cowabunga

    So much for extended grazing. The Spring deluge.

    For the first time in at least a couple of decades I've had to rehouse the cows in late May, day and night, because it is so wet and cold for them and they are making an unacceptable mess of the fields and pastures. Also it is probably only the third or fourth time in the last 40 years that...
  17. Bossfarmer

    All grass with straw for muck deals OR all cereals!

    The direction of travel with farm support in the uk seems clear it seems i was right about brexit, that said what is now the way forward on mixed farms? no support leaves a big cut in net profit, whether your still making anything or not depends on prices either way nobody wants to make less...
  18. Will Blackburn

    Maize 2021

    Could be disappointing, I have one light field in with stronger land waiting for dry weather. I could have drilled a month ago but soil temperatures were very low, I'm not seeing any evidence yet that we missed a trick as nothing is showing for earlier sowings. It looks very likely that some of...
  19. D

    transplanting veg plants into stubble by hand

    I'm in a bit of a situation in that I've 18,000 veg plants, growing like crazy & its too wet to plough, till & plant. What would happen if I planted them by hand now into last years cereal stubble?
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