harvesting

  1. Bignor Farmer

    Proper name for thingamajig?

    As above, what’s the proper name for these jaw breakers? I can’t find where to buy them. Thanks.
  2. Agriland RSS

    First showing for flagship JCB handler at Scotgrass 2022

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland JCB has reserved the first outing of its latest telescopic handler, the TM420S, for Scotgrass which is to be held on May 18, 2022 at Dumfries. Sitting at the top of the telescopic handler range, this latest machine is aimed squarely at contractors and...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Field Queen – the mother of all forage harvesters

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The mad rush of the silage season will soon be upon us and with it will come the buzz of self propelled harvesters shooting up and down the fields. We are all familiar with today's big names, New Holland, John Deere, Krone etc, but there is one make we...
  4. M

    Ukraine 2022 harvest

    Have Farmers managed to start planting in any parts of Ukraine?
  5. F

    Rain Harvesting system?

    Who has a rain harvesting system? The local Water Board is offering grants, but little interest shown in this house so far. We have 4 sheds plus a huge grain store, so there would have to be one collection from every shed, so how does this work? I know there has to be a filter to stop debris...
  6. jackrussell101

    How much for selling a cut of grass silage?

    So due to business reduction and circumstances this year I may have some surplus grass to sell from June, I would aim to sell it to a neighbour with him silaging it, but how much would I charge per tonne fresh weight over the weighbridge in the new world of high fert prices etc etc? I would be...
  7. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  8. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    UK wheat price volatility continues

    Yesterday, UK feed wheat futures followed Paris wheat futures down after the bank holiday. This was due to profit-taking, considering prices are at historic highs. Paris milling wheat (May-22) fell €1.50/t to close at €399.50/t (£331.41/t). New-crop futures (Dec-22) fell €2.00/t to close at...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Pottinger launches new belt-type rake for grassland range

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Grassland specialist Pottinger has added yet another new product to its grassland range - the new MERGENTO VT 9220 belt-type rake. It comes in working widths of up to 9.2m for a central swath and 8.7m for a side swath, and is designed for alfalfa, clover...
  10. F

    Unnecessary Costs In Livestock Production

    Having been berated about the price of lamb and how people need to pay more for it, if us Peasants are to continue in business producing these lambs, I thought I would start a thread about what could or should be done to reduce the costs that many of us have. Many of these costs are out of our...
  11. Agriland RSS

    FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has issued an appeal to bolster agriculture and provide urgent support to vulnerable rural households in Ukraine. More than $115 million is urgently needed to assist Ukrainian farmers and...
  12. stroller

    Getting dry

    Anyone else think it's getting a bit dry? No rain for weeks, ground cracking, and no rain forecast.
  13. Bald Rick

    So you think you’re an engineer…..

    Answer me this then Is it possible to convert a SPFH in to a zero grazer? Remember, the key is to cause the least damage to the cut grass so knives out for a start but what about drum? Will the impeller be able to accelerate grass of, say 10” , up and through spout without blocking?
  14. G

    Growing Sunflowers in Kent

    Hi everyone, new to the forum so let me know if this is the wrong place to post this. I've started working with a local farmer and we are planning on growing a trial crop of sunflowers down in Kent. We have 5 acres that we have dedicated to it this year. We want to know the specifications...
  15. C

    Livestock the solution or the problem

    Not so long ago cows and livestock in general were being blamed for the supposed climate crisis. Now supposedly farm yard manure is the answer to save the planet do the powers that be even realise where muck comes from I wonder. Ideal scenario for them would be genetically modified trees that...
  16. H

    Best tractor engine ever made? 3.. 2.. 1.. go !

    Best tractor engine ever made ? give me your opinions !
  17. D

    Anybody considering suspending production for a year?

    With input price inflation high, is anybody considering suspending production for a year?
  18. Kevtherev

    Legumes

    Evening all 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
  19. Farm Classifieds

    FAI Fyson 1050 with hydraulic auto-swing

    FAI Fyson 1050 with hydraulic auto-swing Advert added by: Paul Helyer Machinery Details Category: Combines Harvesting Equipment - Grain drying and handling Price: £2500 Condition: Used Description Fyson towable grain elevator. around about 30+ feet with...
  20. Farm Classifieds

    Kongskilde Suc 500 T

    Kongskilde Suc 500 T Advert added by: Paul Helyer Machinery Details Category: Combines Harvesting Equipment - Grain drying and handling Price: £4250 Condition: Excellent Description KONGSKILDE 500T SUCKER BLOWER Current/latest model in white & blue livery...
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