1. B

    How Do You Clean Your Tractor, Or Dont You?

    With the price of farm machinery getting more expensive by the day, it , in my opinion pays to try to look after it, if you are lucky to afford to by a brand new tractor, do you first, like me put seat covers on?, do you try to wash the outside of the tractor to keep it looking smart and stop...
  2. L

    Glyphosate around young hedges

    Hi bit of a disaster here today, had a new guy spraying around a thorn hedge that was planted last year, he wasn’t very selective where he sprayed and managed to get some of the plants. They do have rabbit guards around them but they will protrude maybe 9 inch above I know it will kill the grass...
  3. TFF

    Drones in Insect Pest Management

    One of the major components in precision agriculture is crop health monitoring, which includes irrigation, fertilization, pesticide sprays, and timely harvest of the crop. Further, the progressive change in growth and development is critical in crop monitoring and taking suitable decisions to...
  4. P

    Liquid fertiliser nozzles

    Looking for a new set of liquid fertiliser nozzles for the coming season. What are peoples view on best type of nozzle to use. Dribble bars are not an option for us.
  5. B

    Upgrading Trimble signal

    Hi I have recently purchased a new to me sprayer which has Trimble CFX-750 screen running section control and EZ steering through an AG25 receiver. Currently it is running on the free EGNOS signal. I would be interested to hear others opinions, would the EGNOS signal be good/accurate enough...
  6. J

    Cheap umbilical setup.

    Looking to spread our effluent more effectively and utilise it better than we are currently. Have had ideas of umbilical systems, but the price of the lay flat hose is staggering. We have a reasonable pump (electric) that currently pumps to a traveller but this only has limited area it can...
  7. The Agrarian

    Ad blue

    I've just got my first ad blue s/h tractor a few months ago, NH T7. Ad blue might become very expensive soon. Thinking of getting it mapped out. Are there drawbacks?
  8. hubbahubba

    Methods for filling and mixing new slurry store?

    Were putting up a 300000 gallon 3 ring high store up this year. It wont have any reception pit. Just wondering whats best way to fill and mix. All currently under ground slats. Main shed is only 40 foot away and others are 300 - 350 foot away. Couple options; 1. Can my redrock superflow mix...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Lemken combines mechanical weed control and herbicide spraying

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Herbicide application rates within vegetable crops can be reduced substantially through the use of mechanical weed control between rows while band spraying herbicide only within rows. According to Lemken, this is now possible courtesy of its Steketee...
  10. Massey 6470

    Reducing the boom width on an amazone sprayer

    Has anybody come up with a simple solution to make a 24m amazone sprayer work on 21m tramlines. I’m thinking of some sort of manual folding mechanism
  11. Direct Driller Magazine

    Blackgrass control – Are you using enough Dihydrogen Monoxide?

    Blackgrass control – Are you using enough Dihydrogen Monoxide? Written by James Warne form Soil First Farming Dihydrogen Monoxide or DHMO has been used for years to improve the distribution and performance of soil acting residual herbicides along with other uses such as a solvent, coolant, and...
  12. Eden.Agri.AD

    Mini Road Sweepers

    Does anybody know anything about mini road sweepers?? From what I can see it's basically either a Johnston or Scrab?? But there seems to be plenty of options even within those models. Just want something reliable that may be parked up for weeks but that anyone can jump into and use when needed.
  13. Agriland RSS

    Lemken moves into slurry incorporation market

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Slurry application has moved forward tremendously over the past few years with the emphasis very much switching to using it as a resource rather than disposing of it as a waste product. Even dyed in wool, tillage specialists such as Lemken are joining...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    Renton Farm Services joins Bauer network in Scotland

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Renton Farm Services has taken on the Bauer franchise at farm-based premises near Dunbar to support potato and field-scale vegetable growers throughout East Lothian. The dealership is offering potential customers a ‘try before you buy’ demonstration of...
  15. keith armitage

    Volvo loader fault

    Could this fault mean a blocked ad blue nozzle? Not mine, asking for a neighbour, I think it’s a L 50 h, its probably not being worked very hard this time of year, thanks in advance.
  16. W

    Peracetic acid — pre dip

    Anybody use peracetic acid as a pre dip? What concentration is safe? Do you use a foaming cup or an ordinary dip cup?
  17. Boysground

    Nroso heavy handed email

    I am at the end of my 3 year cycle for Nroso. What with one thing and another I have not managed to do as many training events as usual and ended up with 29 points. Saw this on my statement and coincidentally my local NIAB conference was last week so I popped along and signed the BASIS and Nroso...
  18. S

    Ad Blue Delete East Anglia

    A couple of my tractors have just come out of warranty. Does anyone recommend someone to do the necessary to delete the need for ad blue. I hasten to add that these machines never go on the road. Thanks.
  19. Bury the Trash

    Cordless drench gun ?

    Anyone use one , well for sheep mainly and it looks like Tepari are the only ones i guess ..... and bluetooth one to qualify for the grant .... :unsure:
  20. oakleaf

    Hedgecutters and electric fences.

    Yesterday I was cutting behind the single strand electric fence on a nearby dairy farm. From time to time the hood of the hedger made contact with the wire and a spark could be seen. Now my tractor is 24 years old so I am not particularly worried, but it just got me wondering whether this...