1. Bossfarmer

    New combine cost

    Can anyone tell me roughly the new on farm price after negotiaion for a new mid-decent sized claas/nh combine say 25ft, ive not looked at shifting mine yet but i thought 250k would be about right now or could an ex demo be got for nearer 200?
  2. S

    CR9070 Feeding

    We have long rye wrapping round the rotor, the augers that feed it in seem worn, has anyone ever changed those?
  3. G

    The Anyone finished yet thread

  4. G

    Anyone finished yet

  5. W

    Soil analysis and flat crops

    Anybody ever looked into this? Got a field that every year the crops go flat. The last osr crop back in 2012 went down and since then in no particular order - spring barley, spring wheat, winter rye, winter wheat and even a couple of cover crops (mainly mustard) have gone flat in places. Prior...
  6. S

    300 acres starting from scratch

    Hello all, Hypothetical question here. What would everyone do if they had a 300 acre greenfield site of grade 3 land? Build a dairy? Go all cereals? Sheep? Location; Northumberland Cheers Steakeater
  7. W

    Early Christmas for arable producers?

    So some very impressive yields and prices being bandied about on the Combinable price tracker thread. Is it premature to say it would appear 21/22 is set to be a brilliant year for UK cereal growers - asking for a friend...
  8. Farmer-George

    Ergot Claims

    Anyone else seeing ergot claims into store for wheat and barley? Not saying it’s not there but I sure can’t find as much in my heap as the seem to be able to find on the weigh bridge in every load.
  9. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
  10. spin cycle

    combine until when?

    just curious to hear what time of night..or stage? folks combine until:)
  11. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  12. Kidds

    Roundup Ready Ryegrass

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-08-12/paraquat-resistance/100370332?fbclid=IwAR24EHg7tLorhpP_ovff2iG-Ayqm_78_Mpo8pmWA3WRb66Xo3EdoCA5mDvY The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
  13. W

    AHDB and Red Tractor

    With the impending cereals vote and the fact they’ve recently lost the potato and horticulture one as well as actively promoting the con Red Tractor scheme which way will the cereals vote go? I’ll be voting to stop the levy as we need to claim back the money we are all forced to pay the Ponzi...
  14. Pushdyke

    Marconi Moisture Meter

    Marconi moisture meter in good working order c/w hand grinder and charts for wheat barley rape beans and peas. Original slide for wheat rye maze barley and oats. New modern batteries fitted
  15. G

    Optimum to sow rape

    Is it to early to drill rape yet thinking go next week ?
  16. Agriland RSS

    Alternative forages could significantly boost dairy diets

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Including alternative forages, such as maize, triticale, rye and wholecrop wheat, will act to fully complement the very lush, multi-cut grass silages now increasingly made in Northern Ireland. Fane Valley’s Matthew Armstrong addressed this matter in...
  17. Sid

    New rules on manures

  18. Daddy Pig

    Who's silageing in London

    Silage gang working this afternoon coming south on the A406 North Circular to Hanger Lane then heading west on the A40. Newish looking John Deers two red trailers and one green. Any ideas where its going to and from ?
  19. Phil P

    Short discs cover crop drill project.

    So I’ve got a little bit of time on my hands while I’m waiting for the last field of winter barley to come ready so thought I’d start a project I’ve been wanting to have a go at for a while. Past few years I’ve been establishing cover crops with the combine just scratching the surface with the...
  20. L

    Strategies for controlling docks.

    Things are going well. Organic matter levels around the farm are now above 10% and improving due to spreading our composted Seperated dung and good use of our “pokey” dirty water. We have managed to reduce our nitrogen usage too. however docks under this system are becoming a real problem and...