After you have put your combinable crops in store how often do you check them for temp,m/c and unwanted bugs?
Are there “reliable” probes that can be inserted into the the grain,etc at intervals across the grain store,which are left in the grain etc, and then either by cable or wireless send...
Got two pigeons taken camp in a shed, thankfully not the grain store but it’s next to the grain store and we need the door open as it takes the damp air from the grain store out. We can’t net it due to extensive racking in there and we can’t shoot as we don’t want holes in the roof. Any ideas...
I live in the affluent South East and farm in what is considered to be a very picturesque area and has a designation of an AONB.
There are two River valleys that have changed very little in terms of development but agriculturally the upper parts of the valleys are dying.
I went for a walk...
Under current proposals, the total ELMS budget will be split three ways:
1)The Sustainable Farming Initiative. 33%.
Support for individual farmers to deliver ‘public goods’.
2)Local Nature Recovery. 33%.
Collaborative projects between groups of farmers.
3)Landscape Recovery. 33%.
On Last nights news there was an article saying big increases in costs of various things , one of which is ready mix but I didn't hear by how much as I was half asleep!!
Will this put a stop to future shed builds ??
Looking at possibly putting up a big livestock building, in the near future maybe. Was wondering are second hand ones worth it? Also what prices should I be expected to pay and which would be the most reliable contractors to go with?
AIC and RT still haven't explained why UK grain growers are prevented from supplying UFAS mills under similar terms to imports.
I taken on a grain store.
Not been used for a few years, lot of mice in it.
Any recommendations for trapping ?
Poison seems to effect some not all.
Dead ones about but plenty live ones
So thought traps.
Anyone else disappointed with there Skyfall this year ?
First wheats struggling to do 7.5t/ha, good plant, 76 bushel weight, but really short ears.
Heard yesterday the local Hutchinson's trial site it wasn't the best either but seen no info to confirm.
My wife has been watching grand designs. Sigh.
Got an old grain store a bit too close to the road and overbearing. It's a central block of ten bins,5*2, with each ten foot square made of crittal. They are quite tall. On each side is essentially a lean-to with a 30*50 challow floor.
In terms of steel costs, is it cheaper to have a narrow and longer building or a shorter and wider building to cover the same total area?
In other words the narrower building will (I presume) get away with thinner steels compared to one with a wider span but it will have more steels in total...
I am building a new grain store and want to harvest a big of rainwater. Only to be used for spraying
What is the best way to do this?
Obviously I’ll be plumbing off down spout into a tank.
My two main questions are
1: Do I need a double skinned tank to stop it cracking with frost (or just...
We got a grain store with lateral air ducts.
Lot are getting ready to scrap now.
Floor moved a bit and a couple of cracks.
Air tunnel and fan still 100%
Was thinking on floor drying.
Will it just sit on the old floor ok?
Can you buy the bits to to DIY ?
Anyone know rough price per m2?
Yet again I see muck spreading this morning,why the hell are some of us worrying over what to do and others just doing what they like.Is there a point where others are going to get fed up of Mr don’t care getting away with it all.I don’t mind rules but sod this if others are taking no notice
How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.