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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    This 3-day sanitation plan will have facilities ready for the calving season

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Disinfecting calving facilities prior to the calving season helps reduce future disease pressure As youngstock facilities empty out over the summer months, dairy producers should take the opportunity to disinfect pens in preparation for the next calving...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Is A2 milk a mainstream dairy option for the future?

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Producing A2 milk may well be a mainstream option for Irish dairy farmers in the not too distant future. A2 milk is a variety of cows’ milk that mostly lacks A1 beta-casein protein, and instead the bred cows mostly have the A2 form. Take Co...
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Top tips for feeding this year’s silage

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Dairy farmers across the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to analyse their forages regularly during feed-out, to ensure rations meet performance targets and support rumen health. According to Lientjie Colahan, technical sales support at Lallemand...
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    To turbo 8340 yes or no

    I’ll start off by saying im no mechanic… Recently bought a white top non turbo 8340. I’ve not personally touched the fuel pump but I assume it’s been tweaked because as soon as you hit a hill it seems to pour smoke out. I was just curious as to whether it would be worth putting a turbo on it...
  7. Agriland RSS

    2 Welsh farms join major research project

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Two Welsh farms have joined the third phase of a major agricultural research project designed to help sheep farmers to achieve the best breeding performance from their flocks. Both farms have an interest in data collection and flock performance recording...
  8. CPM RSS

    Free support and advice through Defra’s Future Farming Resilience Fund

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Farmers considering what changes their businesses will have to make through the Agricultural Transition period are entitled to free advice and support from Ceres Rural through Defra’s Future Farming Resilience Fund, which opens in August...
  9. Jsmith2211

    Combine barley separation TX34

    Hello all We just had a go at the barley today with our new to us TX34. She handled a crop of weedy beans last year but thats all we've run through her. did a small bit and stopped as most of the barley stayed on the ear, and what went in the tank still had a lot of the beards in with it. Drum...
  10. MX7

    Rotary combine vs hy brid performance in Winter/Spring Barley?

    Is the performance of Rotary Combines, egCase Axial Flow better than Hy brid combines eg Claas Lexion APS Hybrid System? Another words do Rotaries have less sieve /rotary losses when dealing with Barley , Oats etc that create a lot of straw for the separation system to deal with.?
  11. Banana Bar

    VW Touareg Farm truck

    Currently have a Landcruiser LC5 which has just been diagnosed with a £5000 suspension fault. The truck is 10 years old and I’m not sure spending 5k is sensible. We buy any car have offered me decent money for it but not really enough to buy another LC by putting another 5 or 6 k towards it. I...
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    Water Pressure on hill

    I'd like to cell graze a 35 acre field, which stretches over 500m in length and rises 60m from one head land to the other. For water, it would be great to be able to run MDPE pipe from the top of the field down to the bottom, branching out along the way down, fed by an IBC. In the real world...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    Fine tuning strategies to achieve successful crop desiccation

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Following their first full season of diquat free desiccation, and potentially armed with greater knowledge gleaned from “real” non-trial conditions without a diquat safety net, many potato growers should now have an even better understanding of what it...
  14. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Harvest 2022 gross margins – is rapeseed going to make a comeback?

    As 2021/22 harvest begins, many growers are making, or have already made, cropping decisions for 2022/23. In February, James produced the first gross margins calculations for harvest 2022. Today, we are releasing updated figures. With considerably more trade on the Nov-22 UK feed wheat and...
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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...
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    Revystar Experience

    We have used Revystar on Spring Barley at "paint brush" for ramularia and it is disappointing. We used Adexar type (old stock) as a T2 on wheat and I thought we had too much septoria. My independent agronomist brought some plants from a neighbour who had used Revystar (same variety) and it was...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Footprinting tool aims to help farming become part of the climate solution

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland A pioneering sustainable farming initiative aims to help decarbonise the global ruminant agriculture sector while supporting farmers in continuing to produce meat and milk. The initiative, Agrinewal, is lead by Northern Ireland headquartered...
  18. 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...
  19. S

    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...
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    Furlough Fall out

    Reality starting to set in. God knows what they teach in these MBAs that Rishi has. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57912347
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