1. Kevtherev


    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
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Headless chicken

    Could a lorry be an Agriculutral vehicle?

    On the look out for a water bowser and or a slurry tanker…… can buy a sensible looking rigid lorry for sub 10k which is competitive with the above. Any idea if it can be reclassified? Wouldn’t be going more than 5 miles from base. Don’t fancy the cost of inspections and Trainning if it can be helped
  5. nick...

    Snetterton straw burning power station

    Does anyone know who buys the straw for this .looked online but can’t find anyone.heard they are paying £100 acre fir straw this year but would like to find out for sure. nick…
  6. M

    Labour Cost per Litre

    Can anyone point me in the right direction, I'm trying to find comparable labour costs per litre for different systems. We run a 250 Holstein cow autumn block system, and I need to show the directors how we compare against other systems and wether we should try to increase yield or take a more...
  7. K

    Forest / Standing timber wanted

    I am looking for standing timber (forest or woodland blocks) predominantly softwood. Free felling licence application and all timber harvesting & haulage is covered in house by our qualified contractors. Capitalise on the demand for UK timber with good returns guaranteed.
  8. melted welly

    Uk census

    I’ve just filled in my Scottish census, which because Nippy Nic’s in charge up here, has to have probing questions on gender, race, nationality etc. Did the UK census have similar questions? Eg: Are you Trans? What is your sexuality? What nationality do you identify with most? If you said...
  9. J

    10 in 7 milking + summer diet

    So, following on from my posts in all things dairy I'm considering 10 in 7 milking for a variety of reasons. As of now I think it could solve a lot of my problems, even as a temporary solution (may go back to 2 x a day in a couple of years time when I have enough cows to pay someone full time)...
  10. RachelHippoDigital

    Defra User Research - Rural Payments Agency

    My name is Rachel and I'm a User Research Consultant from a design consultancy called Hippo Digital. With my colleague Charlotte, we're working on a 6 week piece of discovery research on behalf of Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). We'd like to speak to Farmers and...
  11. S

    On farm white diesel

    I wouldn't want anyone to out themselves as having a huge stash of white diesel on the farm but wondering how viable you find it? Fuel still a lot cheaper via pumps?
  12. Agriland RSS

    Krone and Lemken partner up to enter tractor market

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Without any great fanfare the two German companies of Krone and Lemken have quietly announced they have jointly ventured into new product territory with the development of what is basically an autonomous tractor. Up until now, neither company have given...
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    LMC: International beef sector responding to climate change

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson has said that the international beef sector is responding to the threat of climate change. He points to the conclusions of a recent report, prepared by the economics research team at...
  14. L

    Rainwater Harvesting kit

    Hi I’m after the above equipment for harvesting shed roof water. It’s to comply with the small grant I’m receiving . Who would be best for this equipment, price/ quality? It’s to have the filters , pump, uv filter etc
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    Variable chamber balers get a performance boost from New Holland

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Variable chamber balers have something of a reputation for not being able to cope with Irish conditions, although that perception is gradually changing according to the trade. New Holland may well have added further to the case for this type of machine...
  16. cubby

    Turnip harvester

    Looking for a turnip harvester old school machine only for 4 ha thank you
  17. Breckland Boy

    Beet '22

    Made a start drilling today. Direct into an ex 2 year ley. Reasonably confident that it won't blow.
  18. shumungus

    Wholecrop choices.

    Wanting to reduce meal use next winter. Suckler to beef and sheep enterprise. No grain storage facilities. Wanting to grow grain and put in silo along with grass. What are the pro's and cons of wheat versus osts versus rye. Never grew grain before, educate me.
  19. JET

    glyphosate 20 litre

    Where is the cheapest to buy ?
  20. Agriland RSS

    Shorter chopping with latest Pottinger Jumbo

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Chopping forage into shorter lengths is generally considered a good thing, certainly when it comes to promoting a quick fermentation and greater consolidation in the clamp. Substantial reduction of material length has always been considered the preserve...