Does anyone here have experience with automatic stabilisers on John Deere 8r tractors? Can they handle doing heavy tillage? Or am I better to go with sway blocks? Will be pulling a 9 leg subsoiler 40-50cm deep in heavy ground and also some power harrow bed forming work. Thanks
I would have thought that the traditional mixed farming system ,utilising Grass leys for livestock, and then planting cereals into those leys is the same as regenerative farming :scratchhead:
I am obviously missing something??
Is it the economics of the system , especially if one is...
Trying to get the pulley off the back of the kuhn power harrow, tried everything, there was 3 allen headed bolts in partially threaded holes originally... I took them out and screwed them into the fully threaded holes thinking that would release the hub but it’s still solid?
anyone any ideas? 😃
Anybody go? The Good, the Bad, the Ugly? Watching the first video on Youtube ground conditions looked testing with wet clay land and the soil pit actually filling with water overnight!!
Interested to hear people who went thoughts?
Family has arable fields on light chalky/flinty land (South Downs) which have been ploughed / power-harrowed /drilled / rolled for years (dont ask me why) and are very uneven and not level when going over the tramlines as seen in my very accurate diagram below. Is painful driving accross them at...
I thought it may be a good idea of a dedicated legume thread for the livestock men.
Clovers being the most popular inclusion in a grazing mix.
Place to share ideas and info on alternative legumes used in grazing systems.
Establishment methods/grazing management etc
Apart from reducing your nitrogen usage in 2022 ;) I be interested to know how many have actually made change to reduce your carbon footprint over the past 3 years? Feel free to add what and why below.
I always await these reports with a sense of dread for what it holds for farming. Generally...
Looking to dd clover or similar into wheat stubbles to be my overwinter covers, may add some cheap grass seed if there's any available to give variety. Will any establish fast enough to be useful? Or is it a waste of effort? I graze them normally too. Some will be terminated early march...
I know there are many different ways! We have been using a wag tail for donkeys years but have been thinking of cutting out one job and trying to one pass it with a air seeder mounted onto a power harrow
has anyone tried this and how has it established? We normally run a chain harrow over after...
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what is the advantages of rolling ploughed ground before drilling, one pass power harrow.
contractor turned up yesterday and wanted to roll the ploughed fields before sowing barley
land was ploughed jan-feb time and is firm enough.
asked him to put on a front press if concerned
Is there any...
looking to upgrade from a TM130 to a T6.160 AutoCommand. has anyone any experience with a T6.160 AC or could point me in the right direction of one for sale.
My main job for the tractor will be ploughing with a four furrow plough. something the tm130 has little problem with, should the...
As we are now farming in times of very high input prices but hopefully high out prices, how are most of the farmers/ landowners reacting to the situation.
Are they saying no problem I have the financial resources,(not necessarily from farming) so Lets carry on as before, OR are some saying I...
Our new too us 7718 is jumpy on the reverse shuttle when it gets hot, forward is fine it's just when going in to reverse, can anyone let me know the procedure for calibrating the shuttle, it may need a solenoid but first step is try the calibration.