Future smallholder from West Wales here. I plan on buying a smallholding in the near future with my partner. We are based in West Wales and will probably buy something fairly small (3-5 acres) to keep a couple of sheep, chickens etc. If we take to it, really enjoy the lifestyle - we will...
I'm on the lookout for an MF 30 drill or similar to go behind an International 574. This autumn I'm taking on some farm land alongside my day job in agriculture and need something to plant wheat and other cereals.
Must be disc coulter.
Optional: markers, tramliner, end tow (unless 4m then...
Have had a quote for a John Deere 6130 M and a valtra N134
Both have loaders, the valtra has come in a few thousand more than the JD, I would say the valtra is a higher is spec than the JD but not a lot on it...tyre sizes are the same on both machines.
We have never had any other make but JD and...
Appears that the Brexit deal is close .................Only taken four and a half years.
Appears that we won't be having tariffs on food, which is excellent news. Watch the lamb price rise now !
Fishing, as expected, will still be permitted for foreign trawlers. Sorry for the English...
All traffic into the EU from UK is stopped from 11pm to night.
Boris didn't realise that on declaring a new variant " spreading uncontrollably " in the UK, used to control the UK population, to the WHO, every other country would shut its borders!
As per title, who and when and why. Not looking for personal preferences, just calculated opinions. I think:
Who? Rishi Sunak or Michael Gove most likely, then Raab, Brady and Mogg.
When? Next year, maybe even quite early, or well after the next General Election.
Why? If soon, because Boris...
Link to a Finacial Times article about the government plans for subs over the next few years 😢 Apparently they have been leaked the speech George Eustice is going to give on Monday
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Our replacement rectangular high/low beam LED headlight upgrade are suitable for so many tractors & diggers.
Comes inclusive of a 12 watt DRL (daylight running light), is road legal & a unique item available solely from us & our partners!
Ive let a neighbour loose growing fodder beet on some lightish land (some clay patches). Due to be lifted in Nov by a beet contractor. Been no till since 2014-5.
I am not looking fwd to the aftermath once its been lifted, want to get some WW in there, if it dries up in Dec or Jan. I have a LD...
I’m a farm worker working for a tenant farmer. I’ve worked for the farm for 2 and a half years now and I’m on xx a year salary. I pay £xxx a month rent for a large farm house on one of the rented farms. I’m due a review.
As title. Are they any better than an MF30 drilling onto power harrowed ploughed land after its dried off a bit?
To me the weight on the back of the tractor looks horrendous and the dainty little suffolk coulters don't look up to the job.
It looks like a steam roller closely followed by smear...
I read in the Farmers Guardian that the NBA are suggesting the age at which cattle can be sold as prime beef be lowered to 27 months to allegedly reduce the carbon footprint of beef production.
Firstly I completely disagree with their calculations as slower grown grass fed beef actuallytakes...