seeding

  1. Matt

    GS4 legume and herb mixes v's a PRG grazing ley

    The people who have planted a GS4 option how are you finding they are performing against a decent grazing ley? Drought resistance/tolerance better I assume? Take Nitrogen prices out of the equation as any crop that doesn't need that looks more attractive at present. we would be medium clay...
  2. Case290

    Rds ps8000i variable rate seed plan

    Maybe is a old thread on this contour ag +seed Plan ——- to Rds control box Any tips to get this to work Seed plan complete Select individual fields download to sd card Rds box asking for farm number field number ? ??? 👎 day gone got no where fast
  3. 7610 super q

    Sustainable farming.

    What is it ? I hear the phrase a lot, from DEFRA ministers, to well meaning numpties on my village FB page who've watched 3 episodes of Countryfile...... Traditional mixed farming ? Expensive no till drills, and trampling perfectly good grass into the ground ? Organic farming ? A mix of...
  4. Westin

    Need Advice please on Yield and seeding rate!

    Our Indonesia departemen of agriculture advice Farmers to plant like that(like the one in picture) , 20cm by 70cm about 50-60k population per hectare...about 12kg of maize seeds....claimed to have a yield of 12 tonne per hectare of maize at 15% water content....is that a possibly achievable...
  5. DairyGrazing

    Clover in silage/grazing ground?

    Of the acres we have down to grass all but 10 acres is grazed but we do have dedicated silage fields that get grazed as the season goes. Some get grazed well into the new year depending on the year. Some of the fields can be wet but not heavy soil types and docks are an issue. I take it theres...
  6. Norfolk Hill Farmer

    Why are crops usually better along the line of removed hedgerows decades later ?

    As per title, often see it in fields decades after the hedge was removed.
  7. L

    When is the latest you have (successfully) drilled grass seed.

    As above. We have a field sprayed off a good three weeks now. We have had a little rain. But not enough to encourage me to drill it yet. How long can I wait ?
  8. Chalmers

    New land owner indeed of advice and guidance

    Evening all, my name is Alex and I'm from Suffolk. Last year my father in law passed away and left my wife and brother in law 5.5 acres of land in North devon. We have been down there afew times when the land was officially passed on to my wife and her brother. And have since spend £5000 getting...
  9. Nearly

    Openreach over reaching their authority

    Contractors for Openreach have broken into a farmyard away from home and maliciously put a trench in and buried some service completely without authorisation or permission. It does not followed the route that we agreed 2 years ago for a new fibre optic supply and is very likely to get ploughed...
  10. F

    Cash is King or Not?

    I don't often go shopping but today I wanted a new pair of sun glasses now that summer has arrived. The last basic ones I bought from Boots so I thought I would go back and find another £30 pair. Got to the till and handed over £30.00 cash and was told they only accepted card payments! Now I...
  11. Jerry

    New long term ley seed mix

    Got a field that’s been grass since I was born that needs a fessed this autumn. Over summer it was sprayed of and redstart rape drilled to give it a break. Been grazed off once and will have a few more ewe lambs run over it again as a bit of regrow that showing and with today’s rain it should...
  12. B

    Environmental common sense at last

    https://www.fwi.co.uk/news/opinion-time-to-challenge-the-anti-farming-climate-zealots If only we had government ministers & leadership with half as much common sense!
  13. Agriland RSS

    Kverneland to showcase new machines at Tillage Live

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Kverneland will be showing several new machines at next month’s Tillage Live event in Down Ampney, Gloucestershire. The line-up will include a new generation five-furrow 2300S reversible plough; a 6m u-drill complete with minimum disturbance MD disc; a...
  14. E

    Horsch sprinter 6st

    Hi I'm hoping for some help. I have a 6meter drill and I have been drilling OSR this morning and it was working fine and the calibration was spot on. I then had and issue with the tractor and after sorting that I went back to my drilling and the minimum and maximum speed had gone crazy. My...
  15. mrsmojos

    Ragwort

    Hello! New problem...we recently bought a small holding and our field has ragwort. After enquiring into dealing with the ragwort, we were advised to cut it, and when it begins to grow again we can get it sprayed.... ...we bought the old (very old) tractor the previous owners were selling with...
  16. W

    izona drill

    Surprised it’s not been mentioned on here yet unless I’ve missed it. From the Mzuri stable. https://izona.com/
  17. D

    Disc seeder build - Aussie style

    Gday All, We love seeing what other people are building and putting together so I thought I'd share one of our most recent builds for other like minded people and return the favour! Background story; We have been using a 3m disc box seeder for years, we needed to improve efficiency in this...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Lemken dwells on the details with Azurit 10 seed drill

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Lemken has updated its precision drill range with the latest launch of the Azurit 10. The changes are to smaller items, rather than a grand redesign of the whole implement. The drill is now available with 50cm spacings, bringing the possible row widths...
  19. Farm Business RSS

    Clover surge after nitrogen soars

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Soaring nitrogen prices are encouraging livestock producers to consider ‘alternative’ sources such as white clover, reports Barenbrug UK. With UK-produced ammonium nitrate nudging £297/tonne in AHDB’s fertiliser price series – an increase of nearly 50...
  20. K

    fendt 724 loses gps signal

    GPS with Topcon AGI-4 with RTK At certain time a day GPS looses signal for 30 minutes, also accuracy is quite random time to time - from few cm up to half a meter. Quite annoying while seeding etc in one direction and randomly about half a meter will be not seeded and when coming back - same...
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