grain store

  1. missjones

    Looking For Work Looking for livestock work with accommodation

    Hi, I am looking for a new role within livestock - beef/dairy entrant level or sheep work I have worked with commercial farmers in various roles including lambing assistant in Devon, North Wales & Scotland - indoor & outdoor lambing, organic & non organic, as well as working as a grain store...
  2. D

    Bird seed rat problem

    A couple of years ago we had some very late combined spring barley here next to a village. By the time we got to it it was hooching with rats and the villagers weren’t best pleased. What’s to say all these bird seed mix plantings won’t also become hooching with rats when we move into ELMS? It’s...
  3. Agriland RSS

    A millionaire’s view of farming…and the harvest

    Written by Agriland Team Jeremy Clarkson is new to farming. The TV host most famously known for a stint on a certain ‘top’ motor show is also the host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in the UK. This year, amidst what has been a stressful harvest on his farm – which he named Diddly Squat – in...
  4. Tweed

    Rubber speed ramps

    Hi All Just had a deluge of rain go through the grain store again . It gets under the roller shutter door. I was thinking of putting a line of those bolt down speed ramps in front of the door to divert the water to the drain on the corner of the shed. Would it work? Anyone know who stocks...
  5. MX7

    Jeremy Clarkson "Farming" 16/8/2020

    Hope you can read it,if not some computer literate member may be able to download the article from the sunday times magazine.
  6. R

    Shed building corners

    Hi All, I've seen a lot of information on here on putting up sheds and just had a few questions about the corner posts. How much concrete do you need in each corner before you bolt the beam? Also, how much should you fill up after? If the ground is a clay like soil do i need to dig it deeper and...
  7. British Farming Awards

    The finalists for the 2020 British Farming Awards are announced

    The British Farming Awards 2020 has welcomed a record number of registrations this year, a testament to the incredible work being done on farms throughout Britain. Fifty-six individuals will now battle it out for the 14 categories up for grabs which highlight the innovation and diversity of UK...
  8. G

    Grain Merchant's not sampling

    In normal times our 3 grain buyers send some one to take grain samples. We then have 3 lots of results to compare but at least 2 have said its too risky and here are some sample bags to send to us. If we keep the 1 set of results to ourselves and not bother send the others sample bags are they...
  9. Peter lynch

    Grain dryers

    I’ve just bought a used Opico 590 grain dryer. I’d never even looked at a dryer until last week. Maybe I’m mad but any body got any tips for a 40 year old grain drying virgin.
  10. D

    Barn drying hay

    Sorry for starting another hay thread but it would be buried in the other busy hay threads. Do any of you barn dry hay? If so do you do it in batches quickly & then stack or have a fan blowing into the original stack? Some really high tech kit coming out of Austria, I suspect sking money is...
  11. R J

    Fyson elevator

    Does anyone use a fyson elevator for stacking grain ? What sort of night can it stack too and what sort of capacity per hour ? Thanks
  12. L

    Temperature of haystack

    As of title. I have never previously taken the temperature of the stack but this is a heap of 1500 small bales baled last Friday and unloaded Saturday. When I went up the stack on Sunday to shake loose straw on the top to stop any sweating out spoiling the top layer found very little sweating...
  13. P

    RTK Base Station Sites in Scotland

    Hi All RTK Farming is now on the hunt for Base Station sites throughout Scotland. There is no requirement to be an RTK user or indeed for the site to be a farm and we will be covering the whole country so all options will be considered. Key areas at the moment are: Inverness Wigtownshire...