harvesting

  1. Adeptandy

    Panorama

    Anyone watching ?
  2. alomy75

    Wheat as a cover crop

    Thinking aloud now; how about wheat spun on a standing crop of (in my case, beans or wheat) to keep some living roots in the ground in that August to October period? I’m warming to cover crops but not to leguminous ones, ones that cost loads to buy or ones that could present as weeds in...
  3. Nearly

    Cowshed source heat pump?

    How about putting waterpipes through the concrete floor of a shed to keeping suckler cows on deep litter? When I forget to cut the bands on a straw bale it's very warm underneath by next morning. It's probably too late for us now as cows planned to go within 5 years. Could lay a second 6"...
  4. MX7

    Is/Has Global warming really had any effect on your farming business?

    As above. I suspect it has not made any difference at all to your business,but it would be interesting to view your comments.
  5. F

    Stripper header for old combine

    Hello All, am hoping to find out more about stripper headers and whether I can acquire one for use on linseed and cereals. Are they horrendous to maintain and is repairing an old one viable? Thanks in advance.
  6. nivilla1982

    UK Energy Policy and Infrastructure

    Discuss
  7. Agriland RSS

    Five ideas to help boost silage quality in 2022

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Gains from improved milk prices could be eroded by high costs of nitrogen (N) fertiliser unless dairy farmers focus on producing good grass silage this season, said silage expert Ken Stroud of Volac. This includes learning lessons on cutting-date...
  8. vinnie123

    Chronic labour shortages!

    With literally dozens of job vacancies locally and an apparent lack of applications what does the future hold ? It seems like the foreigners are scarce and the majority of youngsters can’t be bothered if it’s vaguely hard work/dirty or unsociable hours 🤦‍♂️-you certainly need to keep hold of the...
  9. CaptainC

    Looking For Land Permission For Gundog Training

    Good Evening, Hopefully someone may be able to help; I live in Shepshed, near Loughborough, and am looking for land permission to train my 2 working Springer Spaniels for Gundog work and Trialling. Ideally, any land where there is different types of cover, woodlands, water, hedges etc that can...
  10. Precision AG RSS

    Abundant Robots Launches to Help Farmers Further Streamline the Harvesting Process

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag Using advanced computer vision and machine learning, the agricultural platform is expanding Wavemaker Labs’ AgTech portfolio. The post Abundant Robots Launches to Help Farmers Further Streamline the Harvesting Process appeared first on PrecisionAg...
  11. G

    Hydraulic weed puller

    Anyone had sight of a weed puller machine? Hydraulically driven with gangs of tyres used to rip out weeds like charlock etc. I’ve made some enquires and they exist but are proving difficult to get hold of. Able to make one in the workshop but would appreciate any information on hydraulic motor...
  12. thesilentone

    Is it time to take control of our data (before someone else does)

    With the huge advances in technology and it's ability to store data, positioning and when in use, has the time now come for the Agricultural Industry to take control of it's own information. Whether it is grain or vegetable yields, dairy production, fuel consumption, weight or herd numbers...
  13. Farm Classifieds

    25000 Litre Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting System

    25000 Litre Agricultural Rainwater Harvesting System Advert added by: Ecosure Machinery Details Category: Tanks and Storage Water Price: £3621.60 Condition: New Description The Ecosure 25,000 litre Rainwater Harvesting Tank is a rainwater harvesting system...
  14. B

    New Holland T7 Row crop wheel size

    What’s size of row crop wheels are people using for destoning and harvesting
  15. A

    Cheapest grain storage

    I need to store about 1000 t of barley.. must be on farm, so not central storage. Will be dry so no drying required. May just need to be able to cool. Is only to take pressure at harvest, so only storing for a month or so. I’m open to this kind of thing...
  16. Vader

    Millet

    Anyone grown millet in Yorkshire? Any good?
  17. Precision AG RSS

    Robot Solution Uses Machine Vision, AI for Automating Lettuce Harvest

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag British research team of agricultural engineering and machinery experts develops harvesting robot with IDS camera. The post Robot Solution Uses Machine Vision, AI for Automating Lettuce Harvest appeared first on PrecisionAg. Continue reading on the...
  18. Clive

    Getting paid for straw ?

    What is it about straw buyers that thinks they don'y need to pay or can run their business on my cashflow ? happens over and over, diferent buyers same sob stories, without doubt the worst payers in British farming next time a livestock farmer wonders why so much straw is chopped this is the...
  19. E

    Stripper Header

    Shelbourne Stripper header. Anything considered. Wanted for grass seed harvesting. Thanks 07825641904
  20. MX7

    Suggestions for companion / "scaffolding" crops to support combinable peas (and other pulses that show potential but go flat before harvest)?

    Over the years some of you have grown companion / (scaffolding) crops with combinable peas to to help prevent the pea vines going flat before they are fit to harvest. I know this thread title has been discussed in the past but it would be really interesting to read the experiences of those of...
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