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  1. Agriland RSS

    Versatility paramount with new Vaderstad Carrier XT discs

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Vaderstad has recently introduced a new disc cultivator, the Carrier XT 425-625. This latest machine is focused on ease of setting with hydraulically adjusted disc angles. The implement is the newest addition to the family of Carrier disc cultivators...
  2. Andy26

    Sprayer MOT cost

    What are people paying for a sprayer MOT carried out on farm? Just got the bill for my recent test, £275+Vat Very basic Knight 24m trailed, Sprayer in perfect order, single line, single nozzle etc. No parts required and no adjustment etc. needed. Took 45 mins.
  3. M

    Heating trailer eye

    Whats best and easiest way to heat the hitch eye for welding? Tack into place and try to heat evenly with oxy acet? Or put in aga for a couple of hours the get it squared on drawbar and get it welded? Thanks
  4. M

    Is food getting too expensive?

    Or are there too many other things to spend on than there were back in the days when food cost was a much bigger proportion of household expenditure? What are these other things that compete with food?
  5. Agriland RSS

    Origin Enterprises sees 47% rise in group revenue

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Origin Enterprises plc., the international agri-services group, which provides specialist agronomy advice, crop inputs and digital agricultural solutions, saw an increase of almost 50% in its group revenue in the quarter to the end of April 2022. The...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Case introduces new top end variable chamber balers

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland In May, Case brought to the world’s attention the various upgrades it had made to its basic variable chamber baler model, the RB344. The company has since heavily redesigned the top end machines in the range and launched them as the RB 456 and 466HD...
  7. Oscar

    Sheep turnover crate recommendation?

    My wife and I have a farmschool set up on the farm with around 50 ewes and a few rams which we started in autumn 2020. I spend probably 50% of my time off farm with other jobs/ work . I have been doing routine feet trimming when I am around home but the wife is saying that if she had a turnover...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Over 280 jobs set to go at fertiliser plant in Chester

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland CF Fertilisers UK Limited has announced plans to close its operations at its Ince manufacturing plant near Chester, which will see the loss of over 280 jobs. In a statement the company said: “CF Fertilisers UK proposes to focus its manufacturing...
  9. Farm Classifieds

    TC000831 - Used Michelin Set of Tyres to fit Fendt 716

    TC000831 - Used Michelin Set of Tyres to fit Fendt 716 Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Parts and Maintenance Wheels Price: £3000 Condition: Good Description Michelin Welded Wheels 650/65R38 80% 540/65R28 80% Red centres to fit...
  10. lim x

    Bat surveys

    The last time we needed a bat survey the ecologist had a walk round in daytime, looked for evidence of the bats and not having found anything wrote his report and a £200 fee, Job done. Fast forward about 6 years, and last August I had a preliminary bat survey on an outbuilding that I wanted to...
  11. B

    Situation Vacant 🚜 BEDFORDSHIRE JOB VACANCY 🚜: Skilled farm worker for livestock farm

    We are looking to fill vacancies on our family farm. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, reliable, able to tackle physically demanding tasks, self-motivated and can use their own initiative as well as work as part of a team. Working with a suckler herd and flock of sheep. Jobs ranging from...
  12. Agriland RSS

    £160m funding boost given for road projects

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Motorists, pedestrians and cyclists will benefit from reduced congestion and improved connectivity through £160.8 million investment for four major road projects across England. The government has announced 4 schemes in Newcastle, Cornwall, Greater...
  13. P

    Wheat planting as beginner

    Hello as an amateur farmer I would like to ask about good starting tillage equipment I would like to hear your advice on pillaging. I am very confused about the path that I should follow. I am planning to plant wheat on my bigger field, barley, and oaths on the nearby smaller fields.I got a...
  14. carbonfibre farmer

    Hay making 2022

    As mentioned by @FG. in another thread, time to start this one. Anyone started yet? @Pan mixer has some on the go?
  15. W

    Looking For Work Farm & Estate Maintenance. Swindon, Wilts

    Hello, Two self employed estate maintenance / farm workers available for 6/7hrs most Saturdays (we both have other jobs Mon-Fri.) We can offer chainsawing, tree & felling work, stock fence maintenance/construction, paddock topping, basic tractor work, tree & hedge planting. Relevant...
  16. Agriland RSS

    New bird flu case on Shropshire turkey farm

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 was confirmed on a turkey farm near Ludlow, Shropshire, by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and Shropshire Council yesterday (June 1). As per protocol, a 3km Protection Zone...
  17. box

    What are you working on today, TFF?

    Got a job on the go that's not really thread worthy? Not a QFB&C? Not quite a NQFEorAQB? Whatever it is, show us what you're working on today, TFF. I'm desperately trying to revive the aircon system on my newly purchased Same but it's snowballing a bit (I probably shouldn't have bothered with...
  18. unlacedgecko

    Farm Vendor Finance

    Thoughts of the collective?
  19. Hereward

    Easement, right of access across neighbours land

    A bit of a dilemma, a parcel of our land benefits from an easement, of a right of way, recorded on both parties deeds. We haven't used it since we bought the land in the 1960s, as we own the adjoining land either side. However this means we burden our neighbouring land and it's further to...
  20. Macsky

    Looking for a compact tractor

    I’ve been asked to help look for a compact tractor that’ll do a local sports club for pitch maintenance, basic requirements are: Needs to fit in a 20’ container Lift 1t minimum (verti-drainers are heavy) 50ish hp ? £12k budget Pto for mower is there anything worth having for that kind of money?
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