1. D

    Ecocharger electric quad bike

    Anyone got one? thinking of the 2wd dominator to replace our 3yr old honda trx250, weve had several of these but the quality and reliability isnt very good any more, any thoughts would be appreciated!
  2. 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...
  3. Cab-over Pete

    How Much Ground Do Agronomists Cover?

    Aye up, Just wondering after 2-3 similar conversations with customers over the last couple of weeks. One of them has an agronomist that looks after around 6000 acres and told him there is no way anybody could look after more and do it properly, but another says his agronomist looks after...
  4. Yellow Trousers

    imported values

    I know it's a fashionable soundbite to suggest that UK ex-farm prices plateau when the millers and crushers start importing cheaper grain, pulses and rapeseed from abroad, but is it actually true? Does anyone have cast iron proof that the imported stuff is grown to lower standards than ours...
  5. yellowbelly

    McHale HS 2000

    Posting this here and on the 'Livestock & Forage' thread to ensure I reach the maximum number of TFF brains. With 10 bales left to wrap and rain heading this way our HS 2000 decided to throw a bit of a wobbly this morning. Pressed 'Auto Start', as normal, and it does one turn and then decides...
  6. Agricology

    Agroforestry at Shimpling Park Farm

    In this video, John Pawsey describes the agroforestry at Shimpling Park Farm. In December 2020 they planted 3 fields totalling about 50 acres with 3,500 trees that mimic the species in the adjacent SSSI woodland and are ideally suited for the farm soil type. Between the trees they are growing...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Curious about virtual fencing? Visit Groundswell to speak to farmers and grazing experts using Nofence grazing technology

    Written by John Swire Livestock producers interested in learning about virtual fencing and how it can be used to improve their grazing systems have the opportunity to hear about the benefits of virtual fencing and speak to six different Nofence pilot farmers at Groundswell 2021 on the Nofence...
  8. Johnnyboxer

    Australia Free Trade Deal?

    UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57157094 Could be trouble ahead
  9. robbie

    Ez guide 500 coverage switch.

    I've recently bought a ez guide 500 and want to wire it in to the sprayer and another tractor for area coverage, I've found the signal outputs I need for both the tractor and the sprayer and I have spoke to as Comms and double checked which pins I need to use on the back of the GPS. I just need...
  10. john432

    The Duck has been warning us!

  11. S

    Perfect lines

    What causes the lines in the field? Direction of travel is left to right in the picture. My guess magnetism? Lines are due E/W. Thanks
  12. 7

    Old folks should chuff off.......

    ........and let the young guns have a go with their " new " ideas, Joel Salatin books , Nissan Navare pickups full of leccy fencing gear, lavender soap niche markets, PYO quinola , and carbon sequestering dung beetles. Or...... Let the doddering old fools potter about till they want to retire...
  13. Henery

    Mouse plague in Aus....... what a mess.

  14. R

    which industry of farming do you advise to get in?

    which industry of farming do people recon is the best paying e.g arable, dairy, pigs, sheep ext.
  15. S

    1988 JCB 3CX Grey Cab Electronic Tachometer Debug

    Hi On my JCB 1988 3CX the tachometer, fuel gauge and temp gauge are not working. I have decided to take on this as my next project to fix. On the tachometer side, as i understand it, the alternator has a send terminal (W terminal) that delivers an A/C voltage to the tachometer in the instrument...
  16. The Guardian RSS

    Legumes research gets flexitarian pulses racing with farming guidance

    Legumes research gets flexitarian pulses racing with farming guidance Written by Sofia Quaglia Plant more bean-like crops in Europe and consider ‘healthy diet transition’ to beat climate crisis, say scientists Adding the likes of peas, lentils, beans, and chickpeas to your diet, and farming...
  17. cricketandcrops

    Future cropping

    Not missing growing oilseed rape, looking at keeping things simple with wheat, barley and beans, which of below do people think is best: 1) spring beans, winter wheat, winter wheat, spring barley, winter barley 2) spring beans, winter wheat, spring barley, winter barley, winter wheat 3)...
  18. CPM RSS

    Pulse crops – Beans means feed?

    Written by cpm Download PDF There could be exciting prospects on the domestic market for beans in both animal feed and for human consumption. CPM rounds up some of the latest advances. It’s a bit of a no-brainer in the animal feed market – there’s no obvious reason why you shouldn’t grow an LVC...
  19. Chickcatcher

    UV treatment sanitation

    Is UV treatment of water enough or do others use further water sanitation into Broilers. How dose one ascertain whether there is a need for added sanitation solutions into water supply? All tests I have done indicate no pseudonyms in the incoming water. (perhaps pseudonyms is wrong word) but is...
  20. CPM RSS

    UK pulse growers invited to participate in Europe-wide legume initative

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham A webinar series exploring the global opportunities, barriers and success stories surrounding legume production will kick off in April and UK growers are invited to attend for free. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The LegValue and TRUE project is delivering the...