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    Spraying

    A quick question, when spraying grassland for animal grazing. Do I need an argronomist report or not as long as i follow the regs and application rate on the side of the box.
  2. Agriland RSS

    New Holland embeds the tractor in the digital matrix

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The launch of the latest T7 models by New Holland may mark a significant point in the transformation of the tractor as a simple power source, to the tractor as just another node in an increasingly complex digital matrix. In its presentation, the...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    The new 7 Series TTV ahead of the competition

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The new 7-Series TTV by Deutz-Fahr includes the 7250 TTV and 7250 TTV HD, which offer greater comfort and higher traction force paired with highest efficiency through the new SDF TTV Compound Transmission. So confident is Deutz-Fahr of the 7-Series high...
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    You won’t believe this

    My mate runs a beef and sheep farm. One of his neighbours has glamping pods which border my friends farm. Yesterday morning he gets a very irate couple in his yard going mad that his cows have been having s*x in front of their children. Apparently they’d gone mad at the glamping pod site owner...
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    Animals not tested for BVD to be banned from NI abattoirs

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture has announced plans to ban BVD untested animals from slaughterhouses in a bid to crack down on those evading testing rules. The move will come into effect from September 1, Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots...
  6. P

    Mf 35 4 Cylinder oil ???

    Hi We have a MF35 4 Cylinder Diesel and we need to do an oil change. What oil can I put in this and what are the recommended oil change times. Any help would be appreciated
  7. Farm Classifieds

    McConnell PA60E Hy Reach 1.2m Head Yr 2006

    McConnell PA60E Hy Reach 1.2m Head Yr 2006 Advert added by: Andrew Randall @Robert Machinery Details Category: Grass Equipment Hedge Cutters Price: £9250 Condition: Good Description 2006 PA60E, owned from new. 1 operator throughout working...
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    Correct Spraying Rate on a small sprayer

    Hi, this might be an odd question because I'm an engineer, not a farmer... How do people make sure they are spraying at the correct application rate on small sprayers (<500l like this one: https://www.silvannz.co.nz/silvan-sprayers/eco-500l-linkage-sprayer/)? From what I've seen they just have...
  9. DrDunc

    McHale or Kuhn Fixed or Variable?

    Which baler to replace a variable chamber Krone? McHale roller makes best shaped bales of grass, Kuhn belt best for swallowing dry stuff (and presumably straw), but bales of second cut sag before wrapping (or I didn't set the density correct on the demo). What are the McHale V6 like for making...
  10. Barleycorn

    New Self Propelled Forage Harvester for a Farmer?

    We cut 800 to 1000 acres of silage a year. We have plenty of labour, regular and family, and are currently running a 1998 Claas 850. She is in good nick, on about 5500 hours, but we do have regular breakdowns, which involve 6 or 7 blokes watching and scratching their arses as it is mended. I...
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    Why should I stay..............

    Help me out please. Particularly those native Scots. I have spent half my life north of the border, but was born in the south. 20 plus years here. I am now after that time able to consider buying a small chunk for ourselves. However........ When I came north my lineage was not of much...
  12. jacobl741

    Round baling hay

    Got one field of hay left to bale, we usually do it all small squares but have filled the lofts sooner than expected this time. So it’s going to get round baled, it’s nice and dry good hay, should I turn the baler density down from what we use for hayledge as we usually try to get as much as we...
  13. Agriland RSS

    SaMASZ mowers challenge the mainstream

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland SaMASZ is a company based in the the city of Bialystok which lies in in the north east of Poland. It was here, in 1984, that Antoni Stolarski opened a small workshop where he serviced and repaired cars. It wasn’t too long before he moved to...
  14. Old Tip

    Lack of Small Abattoirs

    The RBST and the Sustainabile Food Trust have been banging on about this issue for a bit. But it seems both the latest food report and George Eustice are missing the point re the important role of small abattoirs to farmers who sell direct or to local butchers. The big companies don’t want the...
  15. MX7

    Can Am quad bikes?

    Do any of you have a Can Am quad bike in England. What do you think of them? Do you get good back up from your Can Am dealer?
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    RT Coping Strategies

    I have decided to delegate it to the Mrs. so that I can get on with stuff that really is urgent. It feels like weight lifted and she has time and aptitude for it. Is it getting to the point where it would be more cost effective to pay a clerk to deal with it than have to Wade through it...
  17. ploughman1963

    Poultry expert recommendation

    On behalf of a friend- looking for someone to talk to who could advise on the financial viability of 20 year old poultry sheds. Doesn’t need to be a consultant- probably happier with farmer/operator opinions. He just wants a quick chat with regards to how the industry has probably moved on in 20...
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    Getting the best out of mf 36rsal

    After some tips on getting the best from the combine. Haven't got it into the field yet. How do you set the auto level up? Think I need to buy an operator's manual. Comeing from an mf 29 if anyone's liking for one. I don't need the sarcastic comments even if they are highly amusing.
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    LAA welcomes ease of Covid-19 restrictions but encourages farmers to exercise caution

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (LAA) welcomes the Government announcement that Step 4 of the Covid-19 Roadmap will proceed as planned in England on Monday, July 19, but has encouraged its members and their clients to remain vigilant and take...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    LAA welcomes ease of restrictions but encourages continued vigilance as social element returns to live sales ring

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The Livestock Auctioneers’ Association (LAA) welcomes the Government announcement that Step 4 of the Covid-19 Roadmap will proceed as planned in England on Monday 19 July, but has encouraged its members and their clients to remain vigilant and take...
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