1. Farm Classifieds

    4m folding Machio with drill & front hopper

    4m folding Machio with drill & front hopper Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: Tillage Drills Price: £25000 Condition: Excellent Description 4m folding Machio fitted with one of our custom built drills . 32 Vaderstad coulters at 166mm row...
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    Direct drill

    Hi new farming forum. I have a mixed farm with about 300acres of arable. I’m looking to buying a second hand direct drill for a 150hp tractor. I seen the old blue and yellow Claydons for sale. Are these worth looking at. Or what other drills are there for 150hp can pull.
  3. Agriland RSS

    Latest drill from LEMKEN offers mixed drilling depths

    Written by Justin Roberts Last year LEMKEN launched its Solitair 9+ pneumatic seed drill. This year, the company has launched a development of the machine which has, as a notable innovation, the ability to sow two adjacent rows of seed at different depths. Termed the “Duo” version, the new...
  4. thesilentone

    Machinery jobs

    From my old contacts, I'm often sent emails like the one below. If anyone is interested, or knows anyone who might be, PM me and I'll send the contact details. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I hope you are keeping...
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Claydon patents revoked after initiating high court battle against Mzuri Ltd.

    Written by John Swire Strip tillage seed drill manufacturer, Claydon Yield-o-Meter Limited alleged that Mzuri’s popular Pro-Til and Pro-Til Select single pass drills infringed their UK patent no. 2,400,296 and their European patent no. 2,051,576. Maintaining that there was no infringement of...
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    Barley wholecrop

    Thinking of buying a used drill to sow barley and sow grass and clover mixs as I reseed as I make wholecrop silage and currently use fert spinner to do the job with a light rake to cover seed. Wondering if a drill would be better any info greatly appreciated.
  7. mahammad

    Massey Ferguson Grain Drills

    Hello, Is there any Massey Ferguson MF30 or MF500 available in market? Thanks.
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    Biggest wheat ears

    Just wondering how long some wheat ears are? Have some love looking wheat at the moment the revelation has the longes ears and hopefully will fill.
  9. spikeislander

    8m tine seeder, options ?

    Hi there currently running a 8m Vaddy and a 6m ts evo for when wet. With constant bg pressure late drilling looks likely to only become greater and although the vaderstad is awesome and will never leave, I’m thinking an 8m tineseeder would be a good step up? What are my options? The kv is good...
  10. mahammad

    Massey Fergusson Grain Drill

    I want to buy 2 massey ferguson MF 30 or MF 500 width 4 meter, disc or tined coulters, double hooper ( fert And grain ), is there any stock please let me know.
  11. CPM RSS

    Events Showcase – Innovation in action

    Written by cpm Download PDF Marking the first opportunity to see kit in the flesh for quite some time, this year’s Cereals Event is brimming with new launches and working demonstrations, giving visitors the chance to see the latest innovation in action. CPM finds out more. By Charlotte...
  12. Sid

    Shortages of summer "essentials"

    Chicken? Beef? Milk? Lamb? Vegetables? Nope https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57379810 Garden furniture Picnic baskets Outside toys Basically cheap imported stuff from China.
  13. 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...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    J & S Montgomery take on the Strautmann Brand

    Written by John Swire Opico Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of its partnership with J&S Montgomery, adding the Strautmann forage wagons to their product line up. J&S Montgomery is already a long-standing and successful Opico dealer, selling and servicing the HE-VA range of cultivation...
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    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...
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    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...
  17. Farm Business RSS

    Vaderstad acquires US-based Agco-Amity JV LLC

    Written by John Swire Väderstad AB, one of the world’s leading companies in tillage, seeding and planting has acquired 100 percent of North Daktota-based Agco-Amity JV LLC (AAJV). AAJV – also known under the name Wil-Rich – will be fully integrated into the Väderstad global group of companies...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Vaderstad buys into North American market

    Written by Justin Roberts Farm machinery company,Vaderstad is realising its ambitions of entering the North American market with the purchase of AGCO-AMITY JV LLC, more usually referred to simply as AAJV. This would appear to be a strategic move by the Swedish company which has taken the...
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    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...
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    Ellis Machinery rebrands as AMTEC Smart Farming Solutions

    Written by William Kellett Ellis Machinery has today announced that it is rebranding from June 1, 2021, and will change its name to AMTEC Smart Farming Solutions. The family-owned business, which has been trading for 30 years, started by trading in reconditioned Dowdeswell ploughs alongside...