self propelled

  1. J

    How to find work on a farm!

    What’s the best way for a 17yo, with no farming experience, to get part time work on a farm? Should I ring, write a letter, email or physically go and ask? As a farmer, what would you say is the best way?
  2. Agriland RSS

    Michelin extends range of ‘improved flexion’ row crop tyres

    Written by Justin Roberts Michelin has expanded the number of fitments available in its Agribib row crop range available with flexion technology. This brings the number of tyre sizes suitable for trailed and self propelled sprayers to five. Flexion technology is something that we are...
  3. Muck Spreader

    Army to deliver food to shops!

    Federation of Wholesale Distributors is saying that the shortage of lorry drives due to Brexit and covid is now so acute that the army should be put on standby to deliver food to shops...
  4. casemx 270


    I have recently started a new job after being made redundant after 20 years at Christmas time .I have suffered from anxiety a couple of years ago when facing a serious health issue and was taking medication for this anyway just before starting my new job the GP suggested that I reduce my...
  5. Aspiring Peasants

    Sheep breeds why?

    Thinking about Neilo's post on another thread where he was describing his experience with Exlanas. Why do some people swear by some breeds and others swear at them. Is it different farms, systems, etc enough to explain it? For example I read a lot of positives about Lleyns and bought 50 from...
  6. jondear

    Worst gate !

    Not done much contracting for a few years but today came across this ! Got me thinking I don't miss the getting to a farmers field and being first through with rake and trying to open a Contraption of a gap filler . Either not hung Tied up with string ! Not wide enough ! Some fence across the...
  7. Sid

    If you were a silage contractor

    How would you decide what order in which to chop grass now this year? "Me" first isn't an answer because it's @Sid first 🤣
  8. Goweresque

    Vintage Bamford hay rake - free to collector

    Anyone interested in taking this old bit of farming history off my hands before it ends up in the scrap bin? It is complete I think, but everything is seized solid and the wheels are slightly twisted. Castings on the wheel hubs say Bamford, so I assume thats the make. Either a project for the...
  9. fiat 9090

    whats the best 4 row tedder

    hi,im just wondering what is the best 4 row tedder fo tedding out heavy ten ft silage swards ,a sh one and 4000 of a budget and about 200 acres max over ten weeks 30 acres per day will be the max we will need its just a few of our customers have asked
  10. D

    Ford 6610 project a few questions

    Hi lads, I have a ford 6610 super q ripped apart at home to restore but have a few questions. First of all, how much paint will I need to do the whole lot? I am planning on using 2 pack paint. Secondly, anyone have any idea where I could source a super q cab gear lever gaiter? Also anyone have...
  11. Robert

    Replacement Tractor Radio with Bluetooth Hands Free?

    I am looking to replace the faulty radio in our sprayer, can anyone recommend something that also handles phone calls? Thanks
  12. R

    Wild hog problems

    Young farmer from ohio aways wanted to go hog hunting but not spend a bunch of money. I was hoping I could find someone from down south that would let me come down for a couple days and hunt
  13. hillbill

    The on-going up hill battle that is agriculture.....

    It would appear iam not alone in having difficultly getting and keeping decent staff? Is it a nation wide issue or more regional? Wheres the best place to find the unicorns that maybe out there? Also, machinery price increases are a constant issue to us. I know theres nothing we can appear to...
  14. S

    Which mounted sprayer

    Thinking of swapping our Amazone 28meter 2000L mounted sprayer. Been a good sprayer but only thing that lets it down is the time it takes to fold/unfold. Anyone running a landquip or kuhn. And other make with a tidy folding boom worth looking at.
  15. H

    John Deere 170hp engine

    water cooled fitted in a Bateman RB25. Is there anything to watch out for in high houred models? I’ve been offered a very tidy RB25 but it’s done 12,000 hours. Two owners and I’d be buying it privately so no come back. In general it’s extremely tidy machine and I’m not to bothered if I need to...
  16. Headless chicken

    Safest way to buy machinery

    Is there anyway to protect ourselves when buying a piece of machinery from an unknown source?
  17. Clive

    Things that would improve farm safety ?

    This industry has a tragic safety record, what can we all do that may improve this ? lets use this thread for suggestions ? some maybe unpopular with others (I know mine will be !) but surely we can’t continue watching so many loose their life’s trying to produce a bit of food my top 3...
  18. S

    Inexperienced farm worker wage

    Hello, I am looking for my first farm worker job to kickstart my career. Obviously, I have no farming experience but I'm willing to learn and graft. What kind of wage/salary could I expect to earn?
  19. Farm Classifieds

    T2026218 - 2008 Househam AirRide 3000 Self Propelled Sprayer

    T2026218 - 2008 Househam AirRide 3000 Self Propelled Sprayer Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Sprayers Self-propelled sprayers Price: £38500 Condition: Good Description 2008 Househam 24M 3000L Airride...
  20. D

    Best jump starter for tractors?

    As above, what heavy duty power packs do people use to jump start farm vehicles, best value, quality and any other opinions would be appreciated.