1. Farm Classifieds

    Weaving Tine Drill 6m 2005

    Weaving Tine Drill 6m 2005 Advert added by: Alex Shutes Machinery Details Category: Tillage Drills Price: £10000 Condition: Used Description 6 metre Weaving Tine Drill 2005 model with 3 rows of tines PTO driven fan Single Pre-em marker (removed currently) 2...
  2. Dman2

    Which tool for min till

    Ok so possibly looking at going down min till route for some of our land Have @ 150hp to play with What are my options Not looking new
  3. Farm Classifieds


    VADERSTAD RAPID RD600S Advert added by: AMTEC Smart Farming Solutions. Machinery Details Category: Other Price: £11250 Condition: U Description Ex-farm condition, good cultivation and drilling discs, tyres are getting...
  4. Direct Driller Magazine

    Farmer Focus - Julian Gold

    November 2021 I was not sorry to see the end of harvest 2021. A combination of low yielding OSR, a large acreage of Firefly wheat that broke down to Septoria, disappointing Extase yields and spring barley that was flattened by August rains meant that it was not a vintage year for us. Luckily...
  5. Farm Classifieds

    Vaderstad Rapid 400s

    Vaderstad Rapid 400s Advert added by: Marcus Hall @Pot Belly Machinery Details Category: Tillage Drills Price: £18000 Condition: Good Description used, Vaderstad Rapid rda400s. year 08/09 only 2905Ha. 2 sets of X pattern system discs & cross...
  6. CornishRanger

    Ploughing permanent pasture

    After some advice/guidance. Anyone on here applied to plough permanent pasture? We have taken on a tenancy where the grassland has all been down long enough to be classed as PP and needs ploughing really. I've found the relevant paperwork on the site, just wondering if people had previous...
  7. Bigjon44

    Winter beans

    Anyone's beans come through the ground yet??!! Planted ours back at start of November and still not showing!
  8. Bramble

    Swollen wheat seed

    Drilled some wheat after grass (ploughed, cultipress, drilled with Rapid) and about 30-50% of it hasn’t germinated, it’s just sat there and swollen up, looks like it’s rotting. Any ideas why or what may have caused it?? The headland, which was drilled last, looks a lot better that the middle...
  9. 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...
  10. Direct Driller Magazine

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes Mark is a farmer and agronomist from Withybrook in Warwickshire. After starting with ADAS in 1996 and working with NIABTAG, AICC and Agrii he was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to evaluate the role agronomists play in stewarding pesticide use. Think of...
  11. melted welly

    Respraying sprayer, good ideas?

    Tidying up SP sprayer, gonna give it a bit of a spruce up and repaint the rusty, rubbed, faded parts. what’s the best way to do it? so far have rubbed down and primed as we go. thinking about ttop coat, was watching ollyblogs where he resprayed the fendt, he put lacquer on after top coat...
  12. Chris F

    Metribuzin and Potatoes

    Could anyone explain what metribuzin is used for on potatoes and its application time and windows please? It's not a product I am familiar with. I have found these product names in the UK Acorix 70 WG Generic Manufacturer: GLOBACHEM nv, MAPP: 18755 Discus Parallel Manufacturer: RAAT...
  13. Farmer Fin

    BASIS beet help

    Hi I am doing my BASIS and have no knowledge of beet. Could someone give me a copy of their typical spray programme? DM if you like. Thanks
  14. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  15. snarling bee

    DD Drill and SLUGS

    I had a demo of an Avatar drill in October. We drilled WW straight into straw removed wheat stubble and then continued onto cultivated ground. Compared to a tine drill and Vaderstad in the same field there is a huge amount more slug damage, both on the stubble and cultivated ground. Nothing was...
  16. BuskhillFarm

    Map for Direct Drilling

    Is there a map for where people do more direct drilling over ploughing? Moving on from the ploughing is bad thread, where is the cross over point. Is it only for the big south of England farms? Where is is dry and sunny and warm? I’m in Northern Ireland, it’s damp and mild all year around. I...
  17. Chips

    Is ploughing bad ?

    I know being from plough manufacturer they have a vested interest but an interesting read .
  18. Hooch

    Strip till

    Does anyone strip till for maize and if so what does it cost ?
  19. Phil P

    Is it way too late?

    To drill winter barley now? Long story short (probably won’t be 😂), just finish drilling the the last 50ac block of wheat today and I’m left with a little 5ac field that was supposed to be the last field and destined for a first wheat. Anyway turns out I’m a bag of seed short 🤦🏻‍♂️ don’t...
  20. Sir loin

    Barley pea mix .

    Just thinking aloud for next spring cropping. A barley pea mix would need no nitrogen !!!. Would be high yielding and a high protein feed for the cattle. A win win there but there are downsides that I am well aware of: A) Rats will love it B) Could this be cut with a mower without...