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  1. Romeogolf

    Older Self propelled sprayers - Case Study results

    There’s has been many debates over the years around the true cost of running older SP Sprayers. Just over two years ago I bought a 2004 chafer mirage with 7000hrs on the clock, and now it has been sold i have gone through my accounts and I can offer an accurate result of the figures. These...
  2. Scholsey

    Mystery beet hoe.

    anybody able to identify the make of this hoe? Bought it last year from Facebook, had been bought at a auction but not used. Wonder if anyone had any spares kicking around or any pictures a similar one in use. Hoping to mount it on the front of a JD2040, might cut it down a bit to make it easier
  3. Stags Agri

    THE SOUTH WEST JUNE ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 60 TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JUNE ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 60 TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT ***TO INCLUDE: A SPECIAL DISPERSAL SALE OF THATCHING REED EQUIPMENT NR TAUNTON AND 1250 POTATO BOXES*** RUNNING FROM: THURSDAY 26TH MAY...
  4. B

    Herbal Leys for Sheep

    Thinking about putting in some GS4. Looks a good option with the payment and cost of N. But where we would put it is only really suitable for sheep. How are you managing the 5 week period? Does it really need cutting after this as it will be way past its best for grazing? Also do we need to be...
  5. 1594mac

    Wrapping bales query

    On the NAAC contracting pricing for 22-23 is that including wrap does anyone know? Thanks.
  6. box

    What's the future of wrapped bales?

    Evening. I currently make about 1,000 wrapped bales a season and have been slowly gearing up to do my own baling in order to cut costs and add flexibility (and stress). With net/wrap/disposal costs rising and a growing social discontent regarding plastic wrap (and everything else that...
  7. spin cycle

    volac/landmec swathwilter

    looking at one secondhand.....glorified wuffler i know but might suit my purposes.......anyhoo anyone got/run one:)
  8. B

    Sucklers on hay

    Usually feed cows ad lib baleage. Salt licks right through then lifeline crumb on feed about 2 weeks pre and right through calving. Looking at making more hay this time due to cost of wrap. Thinking hay until new year then switch to baleage. What would people feed with it? Would be medium to...
  9. Jerry

    Bales per acre GS4

    What do people expect yield wise for GS4 covers. This a new ley put in last autumn. Its shot up lst couple weeks but can’t cut till second week in June. ( can just see deers ears in picture for scale in this one field) Just wondered what people see in terms of round bales per acre. Will be...
  10. M

    Spraying after wind

    Does anyone else suffer scorching when spraying after the wind ? We're behind with T2 and spraying early mornings and late nights but are seeing a fair bit of scorch with the wax off the leaves. What are you supposed to do though ?
  11. muleman

    Wet May, plenty of hay.

    Only trouble is we are wanting to get a start turning cattle out, if the fields get poached up this time of year they are ruined for summer.
  12. H

    Spring barley gross margin

    Anybody got a spring barley gross margin? Thinking of putting it in the rotation.
  13. Jerry

    Non brassica grazing crop after spring barley

    Looking for ideas for a non brassica winter forage crop to go in after spring barley and ahead of maize next spring. Can be grazed with sheep or cattle. Light sandy free draining ground. Don’t want brassica as it was stubble turnips ahead of the spring barley. Suggestions? part of the fiend in...
  14. D

    Lord King WTAF

    https://news.sky.com/video/cost-of-living-mistakes-and-bad-luck-have-caused-inflation-rise-says-former-bank-of-england-governor-12617289 Nowt to do with me guv. Mervyn King was Governor of the BoE from 2003 to 2013 and presided over the start of the current mess. Him and his mates around the...
  15. ffukedfarmer

    Permanent pasture to winter barley - cover crop?

    I’ve got an unproductive field of grass that’s mainly meadow brome. The plan was to hay it this year but with it being so dry I can’t see there being anything there worth mowing. I’m still an amateur to growing cereals and a cover crop virgin so be gentle… I’m thinking: Burn off the grass in...
  16. L

    Situation Vacant Shropshire job vacancy - skilled tractor driver/sprayer operator

    Looking for a skilled tractor driver/sprayer operator to join us full-time at Manor Farm, WV16 6AG 3 bedroom cottage available General crop husbandry on 850 acre mixed farm at 3 sites around Bridgnorth, half arable/half grass. Main duties include cultivation, mowing, operation of Househam...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Opinion: Thank goodness for blight warning after cold days at Balmoral

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland I mean no harm to potato growers, but I was never so glad to hear that a blight warning has been issued for next week, particularly following my attendance at Balmoral Show. At least this means the weather is about to warm up. I spent two days at this...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Grain trade association: Meal rationing not on the cards yet

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association (NIGTA) chief executive, Gill Gallagher, has confirmed that meal rationing for livestock production purposes is not on the cards for next winter, at least not yet. But she is making no secret of the fact that...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Farmgate prices mostly matching increased costs – Ulster Bank

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland This week’s Balmoral Show has seen a wide range of updates provided regarding the current state of agriculture in Northern Ireland, including an update from Ulster Bank. Significantly, the AgriSearch / Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) forage survey has...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Sinn Féin to prioritise agriculture in NI

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Sinn Féin has confirmed that farming in Northern Ireland will remain a key priority for the party during the period ahead. However, no decision has ben taken as to whether or not if it will push for the agriculture ministry, if and when a new Stormont...
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