1. Farm Business RSS

    Film binding increases versatility of Fendt Rotana combi balers

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Film on film binding is now an option on Fendt’s Rotana fixed chamber combination round balers. Traditionally a net only machine, the Rotana 130F Combi now features both film and net binding options and the operator can easily switch between the two...
  2. spark_28

    what dose for this time of year?

    well for two weeks time. they got flukiver in November. Trodaxed them this time last year but cant get it. Flukiver them again? has anyone used Endofluke? seen that online
  3. S

    Situation Vacant Experienced operator on arable/veg farm

    Job opportunity - Full time Arable Operator At Huddlestone Produce we farm 300 hectares within 3 miles of our base at Howden, East Yorkshire. Cropping includes 30 hectares of swede which we wash and process for the wholesale markets. We have a small, friendly hardworking team and use modern...
  4. bobk

    New Highway code rules ffs

    You couldn't make this sh!t up https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10432079/Highway-Code-overhaul-tells-cyclists-pedal-middle-road-takes-effect-DAYS.html
  5. G

    Question for Red Tractor on their Facebook post

    I've asked the following question on a RT Facebook post. Let's see what their answer is... The Facebook post, and twitter post... https://fb.watch/aBrG2xj5k9/
  6. F

    Jcb 4220 or fendt 722/724.

    Right! How are people getting on with the Jcb 4220 Lots of the problems sorted out? Both run the same gear box. Is the many out there doing mixed work on a day to day basic. Umbilical trailers loader work putting stuff on and off all day. Sumo plough drill ect. I have had a demo of Jcb a few...
  7. Wilksy

    Wartime farm

    Sorry if this has been done, but there is a program on channel 82, together TV wartime farm, on now back to back episodes
  8. Agtech-Enthusiast

    Skippy Scout: Anyone used it or is planning to use it?

    Just wanting some feedback on Skippy Scout from people who have used it! Anyone planning on using it this season?
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Kubota (UK) introduces M6-001 Utility series

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Kubota (UK) Ltd has taken the covers off a cost-sensitive, five-model M6-001 Utility series tractor range. As the successor to the MGX models, the M6-001 Utility series spans 104-143hp, and meets EU Stage V emissions thanks to an improved exhaust...
  10. Fuzzy

    Incredible Low cost Grain Drier

    Cheap way of 'storing' and drying grain !!!
  11. roscoe erf

    so who was it

    bit of a mountain out of a mole hill story really https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/19838542.tractors-cause-traffic-winchester-road-romsey/?fbclid=IwAR3QXL81YEy7eE14ADIeUUtzBepFIAGhYJvsMid78FRJgfk-xJIZSBYlDjQ
  12. F

    How much experience would I need in this industry ?

    Hey everyone, I hope this is ok to post (if not I'll remove). Just looking for some advice. I have been offered a 5 month contract at a 400 size herd for calf rearing and just general cow maintenance. However I'm also at university but I want to leave if I can find a job. If I did take the...
  13. daveydiesel1

    Powering a milking parlour with solar/batteries

    So been thinkin alot recently about how to dramatically reduce my electric bill. Iv a 10 point swing over parlour with all the other motors to run (milk pump,auger) plus hot water and tank cooling. Any ideas how many solar panels and battery storage requirement would i need to do this all year...
  14. Grassman

    Blame game

    Who is at fault here
  15. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: New chapter for gantry farming from Nexat

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The only gold medal awarded in the 2021 DLG Innovation Awards went to a relatively obscure German company by the name of Nexat for its reiteration of gantry farming. This company was formed in 2013 with the sole purpose of developing what it describes...
  16. onthehoof

    Landini powerfarm 100

    Good/bad? Anything in particular to look out for?
  17. Tucker86

    Newer combine ???

    We have a combine , it’s ready for changing , on market value it’s worth about £100k , my boss thinks selling it and getting a contractor to do the combining is the way to go , I think he is better putting £100k plus trade in to a newer machine , we are farming just over a 1000ac of combinable...
  18. jimmer

    Is teat sealant worth it ?

    After drying off 50 cows on Tuesday all with sealant and/or antibiotics that would have been averaging no more than 10L i am yet again frustrated with the amount of milk leakage Makes me wonder if sealant is actually necessary
  19. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  20. casemx 270

    Self employed worker

    What sort of average rate for a fully skilled self employed machinery operator ? Becoming a sole trader what are the positives and negatives for doing this as a self employed machinery operator ? Thanks