This is one of our grain/silage trailers how much do people think it’s worth? It’s a tb14 2012 it’s carted grain silage and muck but always washed straight after it’s straight and tidy apart from the bent mudguard tailgate is rape proof on air and hydraulic brakes sprung drawbar, 550x45r22.5...
first post on the farming forum.
I am looking to create a caravan storage yard next to our silage clamp. Does anybody have any experience with this?
Is PP hard to get?
dealing with the caravan owners etc
Written by John Swire
Winter dairy diets will need careful balancing to make the most of variable grass silages in the light of considerable price volatility, particularly for protein sources.
“The challenging weather this season means some farmers went early while for other harvest was...
As title says, do you stop because of bright sun shine or when it gets too hot ?
Reason for asking, today isn’t that hot (21 degrees) but unbroken bright sunshine and tomorrow will be very hot and sunny, just wondering what people’s thoughts are.
Best practice for stacking hay outside please?
Short on shed space so went rounds over squares to stack outside.
Got a stone hard standing very open to all prevailing wind best way to do it?
Sheet ?no sheet?
Will be built like a pyramid. It's only 50bales so far.
As per the title, how long do I need to wait after spraying weeds with forefront until I can top the paddock off clean? I don’t want to cut the weed off before the spray has made it to the root. Mainly thistles I’m spraying for.
Thinking of buying a used drill to sow barley and sow grass and clover mixs as I reseed as I make wholecrop silage and currently use fert spinner to do the job with a light rake to cover seed. Wondering if a drill would be better any info greatly appreciated.
We are looking at purchasing two new tractors and New Holland are very competitive, however we keep hearing they have reliability issues and downtime can be very expensive, does anyone have first hand experience if this is correct or is it just gossip, we are looking at a T315 & T270 and have...
Written by Brian McDonnell
Maintaining grass quality during mid-season grazing is important. Farmers can maintain quality by entering ideal grazing covers of 1,300 – 1,500kg DM/ha, and grazing down to a residual of 4cm every rotation.
If you are now in a situation where cows are not cleaning...
Just sat pondering the dreaded blackgrass while I enjoy a Saturday morning brew. I have been trying to think of the way the weed grows throughout the season and if it has weakness? For the life of me I can't think what this weakness might be to even begin to exploit this as a means of control...
I buy store cattle off some small local farms and always try to help them out with bull hire or dehorning and TB testing.
Yesterday when I went to see some yearlings on one of these farms that is only around 50 acres of old established permanent grass and a reasonable shed, the owners said that...
As per question really. Have a few docks, thistles, buttercups (seem to be everywhere this year!) and what I think is a little bit of redshank.
What's the best clover-safe product to hit them. Ley is approx 5 weeks and not too far off being ready to graze.
Son rang earlier he was baling hay / silage today the farmer presented him with 3 boxes of eggs and a frozen chicken!! Will be thawed out when he finishes for the day won't fit in the fridge on his fastrac