1. Farm Classifieds

    2M039033 - 2021 Chieftain 1000L Fuel Bowser

    2M039033 - 2021 Chieftain 1000L Fuel Bowser Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Potato Equipment Other Price: £5950 Condition: New Description 2021 Chieftain 1000L Fuel Bowser, Auto Shut Off Nozzle, Water Block Filter...
  2. T

    Sprayer pressure delay setting in to work

    Setting in from the headlands with 24m sprayer and switching on the booms the flow rate on the Rds takes 15 yards to come up to target rate of 150 Litres a hectare flow rate. I've put up with this since the first pre em and as a result the blackgrass is showing for the first ten yards inside the...
  3. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Getting prepped for the sprayer test

    Written by Justin Roberts A sprayer, especially on a non tillage farm, is often neglected until required. This can result in poor, or even hazardous, operation when they are eventually pulled from the hedge and pressed into work. The use of pesticides is already a target of public criticism...
  5. shumungus

    Trailed Quad Sprayer pump

    Fed up with messing about with 100l sprayer on quad, temperamental pump, sprayer on quad when you need it for something else etc. I have a 400l ex Hardi tank and frame and am going to build a trailed sprayer mainly for lance and small boom work doing hedge bottoms, lanes, yards etc. It will have...
  6. MarkT5

    Amazone sprayer spares

    Hi folks, Where do you get your sprayer parts from? Just wondering if anyone uses any where from the internet to order the parts in to save running about to the dealers etc. I need a new nozzle body for our Amazone UF and would get a few other bits for the nozzles while I’m at it. Thanks Mark
  7. Sonoftheheir

    Spraying Weather 🤔

    How come local mr big farmer can spray in any conditions? -
  8. Jerseyjames

    Silage additive , round baler

    Round bale all out silage have never used additive before , have my own baler and bought a quad sprayer etc Going to mount the quad sprayer on the baler , all I want to know is where about a should I locate the nozzle , near the rotor above the reel seems abit hazzardous to me but maybe ok ...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Househam sprayer operators to ‘travel in Claas’

    Written by Justin Roberts Househam, the UK based manufacturer of self-propelled sprayers, is to equip its mid-range machines with the X10 cab from Claas. This will be used on the Air-Ride and Harrier models, the former offering a tank capacity up to 4,000L while the latter can carry a...
  10. S

    Shot blasting

    I have recently started up a mobile shot blasting business in East ayrshire. Looking to see what kind of interest there is in this from farmers needing work done.
  11. Laggard

    Ball cock replacement

    Ball cock on sprayer filling tank not working correctly. I have replaced the rubber sealing disc and brass split pin but the tank still overflows. What is a better alternative to a very large cock and ball please?
  12. H

    Pressure or flow - sprayer

    What’s the pros and cons of each system?
  13. Agriland RSS

    Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

    Written by Justin Roberts Amazone is trialling a new smart sprayer, which its claims can reduce herbicide use by up to 90% through the use of jointly developed software capable of sorting weed and crop plants for individual treatment. The digital system has been developed as part of a...
  14. D

    Black grass 2021

    Up until now we have not had a problem with black grass. But one field seems to have got away on us. It’s first wheat after osr and would expect it yield about 10t/ha. There is not enough grass to effect the yield but too much to pull by hand. The area is about 12ac which would be about 4% of...
  15. Exfarmer

    Construction industry losing red diesel

    Sorry if this has been posted before. With the construction industry losing red diesel, what will be the situation in 2022 regarding highway maintenance etc such as hedge trimming , snow clearing etc, which is OK for farmers to do at the moment without flushing tanks. Cant see many farmers...
  16. A

    Automated Grassland-weed Spot-Sprayer

    Hello all, Several years ago I wrote a thread asking for advice and feedback for my then, MSc project ( I received interesting and valued feedback and would like to update about our progress since. I'm pleased to report that...
  17. Longneck

    Fuel Bowser pump air locking..

    I have got a 1000lt bunded fuel bowser with a 12v pump and auto shut off nozzel, probably just like lots of other people, I bought it 2 years ago to try and be a bit safer moving fuel about. This one however, every time you run it empty it gets on air lock and you have to take the trigger off...
  18. M

    Spraying - low pressure

    Spraying cereals, currently on red (04) flat fans. Wanting to reduce water volume to around 145-150, at 11k that would mean 2 bar or just over. Should that be ok or is it too low for some things - ie get a set of blue nozzles instead?
  19. hillbill

    The on-going up hill battle that is agriculture.....

    It would appear iam not alone in having difficultly getting and keeping decent staff? Is it a nation wide issue or more regional? Wheres the best place to find the unicorns that maybe out there? Also, machinery price increases are a constant issue to us. I know theres nothing we can appear to...
  20. Northeastfarmer

    Rainwater harvesting tank size

    Has anyone got a rainwater harvesting tank for washing machinery? Which they run either a volume washer or pressure washer off? If so what size tank do people normally buy? 10k litres 15k litres or 20k litres? also areEnduramaxx tanks any good thanks in advance