1. Albert

    Optima maize drill

    Hi guys I'm having problems with my kverneland optima maize drill One of the optisensors is playing up. I'm hoping it may just need cleaning. How do I get to the optisensors on the drilling units to clean them? Thanks
  2. Jim75

    Fodder Beet drill with narrow/wide spacing

    Are there any precision drills that can go as narrow as 375mm or as wide as 750mm? Crop is grazed in situ or lifted with a beet bucket so doesn’t need to fit for a lifter. Thanks
  3. Farm Classifieds

    Kverneland Optima TF Profi 8 Row

    Kverneland Optima TF Profi 8 Row Advert added by: Battlefield Machinery Machinery Details Category: Tillage Maize Drill Price: £22500 Condition: Good Description Used Kverenland TF Profi Maize Drill 8 Row Trailed E Drive HD Units (Disc Coulters with new Discs) Fert...
  4. David.

    Spring linseed advice please.

    May end up with some this year, what variety stands/combines easily, etc? Imagine yield percentage is secondary to other factors perhaps, has linseed moved on any in 10yrs since I last had a fairly unsatisfying attempt at it?
  5. Agriland RSS

    Dewulf adds new options to its MH 24x series of receiving hoppers

    Written by Agriland Team Dewulf, which provides machines for the cultivation of potatoes and root crops, has introduced several new options to its MH 24x series of receiving hoppers. The new options for the MH 24x are a central outlet, a presentation conveyor for the variant with two units and...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Pics: New Holland upgrades D Series loader range

    Written by Agriland Team New Holland Agriculture has revealed an upgrade for its D Series wheel loader range – with the machinery giant claiming that the “total cost of ownership” has been cut by €20,000. Commenting at the announcement of the upgrade, Alain de Nanteuil, New Holland Light...
  7. Great In Grass

    Barenbrug more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation

    With more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation, meaning you'll be dealing with a company that understands grass, so you can rest easy with the knowledge that a quality product will be delivered for you. About Barenbrug UK HISTORY Established in the UK in 1983...
  8. Wynnstay

    Take No Chances With Your Maize Crop in 2021

    9 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help Maximise the Potential of Your Maize Crop Have you carried out soil analysis to identify nutrient shortcomings that could hamper the crop’s performance? Have you worked with your Wynnstay Specialist to create a nutrient management plan? The plan will take...
  9. Goweresque

    Forget covid, how many Grannies will renewables kill eventually?

    https://notrickszone.com/2021/01/28/berlin-on-the-brink-blackouts-loom-as-coal-plants-running-at-100-capacity-struggle-to-keep-lights-on-in/ If Germany didn't still have nuclear and coal fired power plants to take the strain, their grid would be have collapsed by now, and millions would be...
  10. Brisel

    What does Red Tractor cost you in cash terms?

    As per the title really. This started elsewhere, so @Chris F thought this was a thread in itself, so here we go. Based on the statement from Jim Moseley in the NFU meeting on Red Tractor that the average fee per farm is £50, what are the direct costs to you as farmers? RT levies CMI/SAI etc...
  11. Direct Driller Magazine

    Wet on Top - Dry Underneath

    Wet on Top - Dry Underneath Written by Niels Corfield The winter of 2019/20 has been challenging for farmers to say the least. Incessant rain meaning fields were not accessible, and winter crops were not sowed, large areas of flat or low lying country flooded (sometimes repeatedly) and...
  12. D

    On vehicle battery trickle and boost unit.

    I have been searching for a commercially available unit to permanently install on my sprayer and permanently wire to the battery. It needs to plug into the mains when parked up, switch it on and it keeps the battery trickle charged. Then when I come to start the sprayer it needs a simple boost...
  13. B

    Soil analysis

    Have had 5 mow fields soil sampled last month, just had the results, it’s the first time I’ve ever had any tests done and it means nothing too me, anyone fancy explaining what’s what before the firm contact me for a chat. Cheers
  14. S

    Covid jab - is it compulsory?

    What are the rules concerning covid jab? Is it compulsory? I have fear of needles With the mutation of virus it looks like having vaccine will be regular occurrence , sooner or later I believe things will go wrong
  15. S

    Disappointing silage

    Looking for any advice about white mould in silage. It has been confirmed as mycotoxin of various forms including penicillin type. However we have used bugs additive for last 3 years and silage has not improved . It is a late crop harvested as one crop in early July and is quite dry. Ensiled...
  16. CPM RSS

    BioScience insider – Primed for defence

    Written by cpm Innate defences against disease come at a hefty price to the plants themselves. CPM finds out how a novel biostimulant mitigates this cost using plant metabolites to prime plant defences and nutrients to sustain them. Like most things in nature, optimal metabolic function is all...
  17. Headless chicken

    Teemore mattresses

    Anyone have any experience with them? Priced a few options but I think the Louisiane is the closest to what we currently have which I’m keen to stick to as the shed will run as one. also priced the optima which is more money but maybe a better mattress?
  18. kiwi pom

    EU vaccine role out.

    I read an article this morning say the ultra efficient EU are having problems making the AstraZeneca vaccine in their factories. Instead of fixing them they are saying the vaccine from UK factories, that are not having problems should be sent to them. So Britain can do something right? Perhaps...
  19. W

    Livestock building with over hang

    Quick quesiton for all those in the know as my other buildings have centre passages, if you are planning a livestock building with feedbarriers along the outside long edge how deep would you make the building would 60' be too deep?
  20. Agriland RSS

    NIRS is revolutionising grassland and forage management

    Written by Agriland Team Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) is at the heart of numerous new technologies, all designed to help farmers and contractors secure accurate and real time information as they operate in the field and while formulating forage-based livestock rations. This was the key...