Some of the stuff i've sown is, some is ok, some is terrible!
It looks like i've sown it too thin, but I've not, it is desperate for a good downpour, I was thinking while driving from them earlier, there's not been drop of proper rain since they went in the ground.
How's yours looking?
I ask, as the above tine is a superb tool for zero till seeding, in stony soil conditions as long as drill is driven slowly, tines pushes stones to one side allowing seed to be planted in to soil,rather than a disc coulter "RIDDING OVER THE STONE LEAVING SEED ON THE SURFACE!!!!". Have...
I have been mulling and exploring the possible use of a basic DD tine drill such as found in the Aitchison and Sim-Tec range for while now, to use initially on game and stewardship drilling, with an increase next year onwards, as ground comes out of my old Stewardship and transitions into other...
As above have/are your spring crops germinating more evenly than your neighbours crops planted more conventially? I only ask as an ex farmer, as there seems to be a lot of uneven germination in min till or traditionally ploughed/cultivated,drilled crops. Thankyou.
I can't be one to complain because we had a lovely 7mm last weekend but the wind soon took it away.
But had hopes for this weekend tho forecasters have put us just on the side of any of the proper rainfall.
So who has had meaningful amount of rainfall,,,,,,,,, 2mm so far and hoping for more
These are my 3 tractors for 2500 acre arable and a few sheep. I love the simplicity and yet have enough tech to do everything I need.
Lowest hours 4400 highest has 6500.
but I will keep rebuilding them as nothing else really floats my boat.
Oooh. I see some of the forums have their own identification icons now such as Dairy with a black & white cow and pigs and poultry with something I can’t quite make out
But many have yet to be blessed.
Are you open to suggestions @Clive @Chris F ?
Not sure if anyone remembers but one of my main reasons for backing support for farmers was food security, many on here laughed when i mentioned the fact we are an island with over 60m people and a disease outbreak could leave us relying on other countries for our food supply, the fact rationing...
I know it’s for the good of the country and I’m happy to do my bit....but what a boring year this is going to be
no ag shows
No eating out
No drinking out
Not even allowed to visit my 104 nanna in her care home
I can only imagine the divorce rate sky...