grain store

  1. Jerry

    Fork mounted brush

    Anyone one got a fork mounted brush for a tractor/telehandler? Something at least 2m wide? Any recommendations are they all pretty much the same?
  2. dgjeynes

    Concrete panels as bridge?

    We’ve got to put a new bridge in over our brook. We’ve already got 4 old large rsjs. Looking to lay them across then put panels flat down on them running cross ways anybody ever done something similar?
  3. D

    Roof pitch

    What is the optimum roof angle for solar and do you need planning for the solar We are thinking of putting up a new building which is south facing with a clear vue
  4. Green oak

    Selling farm cottages

    Thinking about selling to finance. New grain store. 2000t. The cottage needs around 50k spent on it. And none of the family are ever going to live in it. Capital gains is 28% so would be paying around 150k. Is this a good idea?
  5. M

    General margin per acre/ha?

    I've been having some varied discussions with some of my neighbours recently about what an expected / acceptable and realistic margin per acre is, in broad terms across the whole arable side of the farm and also per crop. As per usual, the figures vary wildy, from those who will always be...
  6. Laggard

    Mice in combine cab

    Bloody mice have been eating the seat in the cab. We sent the ferrets in. Anybody know if you can get naphthalene moth balls from abroad sent to UK?
  7. S

    Inexperienced farm worker wage

    Hello, I am looking for my first farm worker job to kickstart my career. Obviously, I have no farming experience but I'm willing to learn and graft. What kind of wage/salary could I expect to earn?
  8. Kevtherev

    Farming & Conservation

    With all the talk on the re wilding thread about releasing large predators (which I do not agree with) we need to educate the masses how farming and wildlife can coexist in perfect balance. Just look at the masses of work a lot of farmers and landowners are doing sometimes at no economic benefit...
  9. Adeptandy

    Class Lexion

    Looking like I might be in the market for a combine. Current options ( due to budget and whats available ) are 570+ or a 570C don't want to go wider than 7.5m header, ideally Vario just in case I get OSR to grow in the future. Your thoughts please
  10. G

    Poll: Should NFU be lobbying AIC to change their rules?

    So, as we know, AIC have a set of rules which make market access for imported grains into our UK mills relatively easy. Yet the AIC rules make it much more difficult for UK produced grain to access these UK markets. Crazy isn't it. This is a straight forward issue, and one which is...
  11. organicguy

    How do you kill ivy growing in and under a wall?

    As per title just taken on a field with a pointed wall tight against the road. It is covered in ivy and I don,t want the expense of rebuilding the wall. Have cut as much back with the hedgecutter as I can but how do i prevent re growth? Og
  12. Clive

    livestock producers- Red Tractor question ?

    I recall reading sone where on here or twitter that if livestock spent a certain number of days on a uk farm it could become RT assured ? is this correct? the RT wikipedia pahe suggests not as does a lot of their advertising and FAQ’s on google etc can someone explain if / how this all...
  13. S

    New Grain Shed

    Hey So im away to build a new grain store on the farm. Was looking at about 48m x 24m and about 6m high at the eaves. Potentially want to do something with a grain drier/drying floor using biomass but that's for the future. Does anyone have any bits of advice or things to avoid?
  14. B


    admit i caught the barn stantion while backing out of the barn and turning so to avoid another machine, had the loader bucket high up, and as backing out and turning just caught the stantion high up with the side of the bucket made it flex abit a noise but no permanent damage done i hope ...
  15. CPM RSS

    Battling the beetle – The essence of a robust defence

    Written by cpm Download PDF In the struggle to get respectable crops in the face of attack by cabbage stem flea beetle, the remarkable resilience of growers shines through. CPM picks out some of the success stories. Horrendous as 2019/20 was, it really only reinforced the importance of a number...
  16. G

    Straw shed, future grain store?

    Possibly looking at putting up a straw shed however I'd like to be able to turn it into grain store in the future. Is it just a case of bolting some panels round it or is the metal work lighter or different?
  17. RakeeyboE

    Steel Frame Building Price & Insulated sheets?

    We are trying to decide who would be best to go with, Looking at the quotes it's Fowler and Gilbert we are thinking about, has anyone got any experience with them? Do they price match? We have an price from SJB Steel aswell which they Supply/Deliver/Erect for an very good price, anyone had an...
  18. 7610 super q

    When will RT end ?

    Well ?
  19. Eden.Agri.AD

    Very Nearly a Life Lesson

    One of my clients was recently recruiting tractor drivers, I was helping with interviews and references. There was this one guy who stood out above the rest, great qualifications, CV and references, so they gave him a one week trial He was relocating area with his wife and 2 kids, so was...
  20. Feldspar

    Concrete walling thickness

    We will be putting up a grain store with 4m high concrete panels to hold about 1800t of grain. Just curious on people's views on the best thickness of concrete panels. Currently have assumed 150mm thick panels, but curious whether going to 180mm or thicker offers any advantages? Any views...