1. Chris F

    IBC Adblue price inflation?

    We have just been notified of a £30 increase in IBC prices for Adblue on Farm Marketplace. This is based on 3p per litre haulage surcharge. Covers oils and Adblue. That's more than 10% price inflation on this product. But not a permanent price increase. What are people seeing elsewhere from...
  2. D

    Telehandler Size

    I’m not a fan of large machinery but the time has come to replace the manitou MLT626. With more wagons to load since the livestock went should we be moving up to 3.5 ton lift capacity? We load maybe 1000 tons a year. Not much compared to some but lorries like to be away quickly. I really liked...
  3. Mattyp64

    Loader tractor

    Wanted Tractor with loader. Needs to be in working order, 60hp min, 4 wheel drive if possible and capable of lifting 1ton bags. Haven’t got loads to spend so cheap helps too under £10k Im in the northern highlands it’s got to be working a reasonable distance for haulage costs
  4. Agriland RSS

    Government launches plans to extend ‘cabotage’ rights for EU HGV drivers

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Thousands more HGV deliveries could be made each month in the UK under government plans to help bolster the country’s supply chains by temporarily extending so-called ‘cabotage’ rights. The proposals set out in a consultation mean foreign operators that...
  5. T

    Are Contractors rates having to go up.

    Due to the hike in machinery and fuel costs along with the increase price in electricity and the standard of living.We do a small amount of contracting and grain drying and I feel we will have to charge more to make it worthwhile. Thoughts ?
  6. Alistair Nelson

    Managing Flat 8's as efficiently as possible

    AS the title suggests having to go back to flat 8's with little bales, would have loved a Bale packer of one type or another but just couldn't justify one. So back to flat 8's how are people managing, getting them into the yard and stacked into the dutch barn (No fast side) as efficiently as...
  7. Mattyp64

    Ford tractor advice

    Hi first post here and new to farming so be gentle. I just went to look at a Ford 4630 2wd tractor with a Trima 1090 loader. Has anyone had any experience with these, any known problems and some idea of what the loader can lift? Many thanks
  8. Hassall Brothers


    ⏱️ BIDDING IS OPEN | ONLINE MACHINERY & FODDER AUCTION ⏱️ ➡️ Bid online: bid.hassallbrothers.co.uk ⛔️ Bidding closes from 7PM, Monday 18th October From tractors and trailers to silage bedders, calf hutches hurdles and various sundries, our October Online Timed Auction of Machinery is brimming...
  9. S

    What can and cannot run on red diesel from March 1. 2021

    I read somewhere probably here that excavators will run on derv from next year to be legal but is it true that all contracting will have to use derv including silaging equipment?
  10. slim shiny

    Guess the offence

    Just saw this on faceache, maybe one for @Cab-over Pete
  11. Agriland RSS

    Former Tesco CEO appointed as government’s supply chain advisor

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Sir David Lewis, former CEO of Tesco, as the UK government’s supply chain advisor. In his new role, Lewis will advise the Prime Minister and Chancellor of the Duty of Lancaster on both immediate improvements...
  12. Agriland RSS

    How to hire a poultry worker or HGV food driver with a temporary visa

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, along with the Department for Transport and the Home Office, has published a guide for employers on recruiting workers on the temporary visa scheme. The scheme is open for applications now. Below...
  13. F

    Potato storage rent

    Does anyone have any idea how much potato storage is per month these days? Have been approached by someone wanting to store a few hundred tonnes in the front of our store. Modern ambient box store with new fan towers installed this year. I assume there would be a small charge for unloading/...
  14. B

    are pigs to being destroyed ?

    Sorry to hi-jacked a differnet forum, but does anyone of a farmer who as had to pigs culled yet ? - there seems to be a lot talk about it.
  15. Bossfarmer

    Tractors...COST TO CHANGE!!!

    Im curious what the difference in cost to change between brands is? Some figures of other peoples experiences would be interesting for those that arent afraid to share info ill start 2012 NH T7200 sold last summer 10,500hrs for 20,000 2020 NH T7210 80,000 bought 60k to change
  16. N

    British sugar contracts

    Well how is this going to work,if you grow sugar beet near the factory you will get a bonus because it’s classed green with less transport carbon footprint.So are we going to see 2 separate heaps of beet at the factory ,because I guess we won’t see 2 separate bags of sugar in the shops...
  17. Against_the_grain

    Small Scale AD

    Been thinking about a small scale AD plant. Bare with me! We dont have any livestock and are a cropping farm only. We have solar power already and dont really have a demand for the power (although heat may be useful) We do have a few gas mains running through the farm although not near our...
  18. Hesstondriver

    2 bulls Cambridge to Stirling

    got two bulls entered for Stirling sale, haulage plans have changes so any one going up north, next week let me know cheers
  19. Surgery

    Ad plants , you can’t make it up

    Local plant produced too much gas and having to burn it off even thou there’s a shortage
  20. M

    MF 7718 vs 6718

    Looking for peoples opinions on the above 2 tractors. Arable work mainly, 4 furrow plough but that mite become a 5. Trailed sprayer, 3/4 bag fert spreader, round baling, carting straw and silage bales both on road and field. Ground is generally quite steep. Both similar tractors but does one...