1. CPM RSS

    Theory to Field – The rise of bromes

    Written by cpm Download PDF Could bromes be the next super weed? Results from a four-year AHDB project reveal that they certainly deserve careful management to avoid becoming increasingly problematic to control. CPM finds out more. Growers should be alert to the risk of rapid herbicide...
  2. bluegreen

    Claas Lexion Hybrid 7600 vs Lexion 6 Walker 6900

    Im curious to know how well the 6900 straw walker combine compares to the 7600 hybrid. They both share the same 507hp engine and physical size/ graintank size so I wasn't surprised to read that the 6900 was a big improvement over the old 670 flagship 6 walker model. Does the 6900 mean some...
  3. C

    Who's worried about the lack of rain?

    No significant amount of rain in the forecast. Should we be getting concerned yet?
  4. M

    New Defender Commercial

    Am I missing something? I’ve specced a Defender commercial S with the stuff you really want in a car, and to match the spec of a Wildtrack Ranger. Tow bar, metallic paint, mudflaps, 3 seats in the front, alloy wheels. And that’s about it, not gone too mad with it. It’s come out at £62,000+VAT...
  5. Fragonard

    JD 6430 vs 6130r

    Any opinions please. Thanks.
  6. W


    So we’ve only got Defy - see attached, but having applied this in the autumn we’ve now got ryegrass come back through so we must be resistant to that as well. Tried ploughing and it doesn’t work. Tried No-Till and that doesn’t work. Tried spring crops and they aren’t working. Tried maize and it...
  7. Headless chicken

    Cheapest way to mop up protein

    I’ve been a bit slow on reducing the protein in the cake and made a balls up because the silage is sky high in protein. Due a load of cake next week so that will help somewhat but we still need to mop up some protein to keep the cows happy. Milk is dropping like a stone currently and the cows...
  8. W

    Help Olly buy a Bateman 😊

    If your not already watching Olly Harrison’s daily blog on you tube, get on there and subscribe. It’s a great informative look at the daily ongoing of his business and he wants a new Bateman. 😊
  9. Clive

    Canno. Pick-up

    A Rivan electric pickup alternative?
  10. Adeptandy

    Class Lexion

    Looking like I might be in the market for a combine. Current options ( due to budget and whats available ) are 570+ or a 570C don't want to go wider than 7.5m header, ideally Vario just in case I get OSR to grow in the future. Your thoughts please
  11. Will 1594

    Press reset or fallow

    Been asked to farm a bit more for another neighbour , one field ,nice land but has ,big patch of blackgrass probably a 3 rd of 35 acre , looks like an established ley now 😥 ,been sprayed off 10 days , going spring wheat , plough ,and get clean start ,and throw every thing at it , or drill...
  12. M

    Sustainable Farming Incentive - Pilot Information (including PAYMENT RATES) To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
  13. Sam myers

    Grass seed

    looking at re drilling some old grasses to make hay/haylage, what type of grass lay should i drill? what seed would you recommend and how much will the seed cost me for 10 acres worth? thanks in advance
  14. Barleycorn

    Which 3m front and rear mowerconditioners?

    Looking at a set of 3 m mower conditioners. Had quotes for these. All dealers that I'm happy to deal with, and prices not all that different from each other. Which way to jump?
  15. Agriland RSS

    Spring grazing: The 3 main aims

    Written by Agriland Team On a recent Teagasc webinar, Donal Patton, a dairy research technologist, based in Teagasc Ballyhaise, outlined the practicalities of spring grazing. In the webinar, Donal outlined the steps to approach spring grazing and how to make it work for you. Donal stated...
  16. 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...
  17. Bossfarmer

    Do you ROTATIONALLY GRAZE your livestock? and if not, why?

    As im often told on here there are numerous benefits to rotationally grazing livestock so is everyone doing it? and if not why? what are the downsides im not hearing about as when i drive across the country i rarely see it!
  18. J

    Which New Livestock Tractor???

    Hello new here, just wondered if the more knowledgeable here could give some advice on a new tractor. No experience of MF, JD, Claas. Fendt is certainly out of the question! Had Valtra, Case, Zetor and NH. Looking for something comfortable. Must be 115/120hp+ Preferably suspension - never had...
  19. paul&mandy

    Griffith's tipping trailer value

    It's not the best photo but it's a sound trailer, brakes and lights work and still on original tyres. It's a 10ton with manual door. What should it be worth privately?
  20. Agriland RSS

    Udder scoring for OAD milking herds

    Written by Agriland Team At the recent Teagasc once-a-day (OAD) milking conference, Dr. Nick Sneddon from New Zealand spoke about the established OAD research milking herd in Massey university. Nick works with Fonterra, New Zealand’s largest milk processor. He reviewed the milk production and...