1. Lowland1

    Cost of spares.

    Paying some bills today one caught my eye a rocker switch for the high/low on a Househam sprayer was £29 fair enough. The hare decal for it £ 14 for that money I probably could have hired a proper artist to paint me a stylish rabbit.
  2. D

    What types of farming around Cambridge?

    I'm an engineer working in Agri Tech but I don't have much real life farm experience. I will probably be moving to Cambridge next year, I was wondering what is the most common type of farming in that area?
  3. Old Spot

    Cleanacres sprayer

    Hi all I have come by a cleanacres sprayer it was airtec and has now been converted to conventional I can’t get the chemical induction hopper to suck it only has one main pipe that goes into the tank thanks
  4. C

    Herbal leys for dairy cattle grazing

    Moving over to herbal leys here for dairy cow grazing (holsteins on conventional system). Drought prone soil and low summer rainfall are main reasons. Lots of advice out there but seems more beef/sheep than dairy focus. So for dairy cows... Who's got them? What do you put in them? Are the...
  5. Clive

    New SFI Capital grants on used machinery etc

    In the recent DEFRA q&a with Janet Hughes we discussed a members question that asked why capital grants were only available on new equipment when most farmer bought used Reason given was it was very difficult to set a mechanism that wasn’t potential open to abuse from dealers etc (or how do you...
  6. R

    HARDI Sprayer Pressure

    Afternoon, been struggling with my sprayer over the last year or so. Every so often it can lose pressure. The flow rate says it’s right amount. But no pressure. If you take it back to manual you can get 1 bar of pressure when you Rev the nuts of it and open it right up, also says its doing about...
  7. Farm Classifieds

    AM000116 - Used Logic ATV Sprayer

    AM000116 - Used Logic ATV Sprayer Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Sprayers Trailed sprayers Price: £550 Condition: Used Description Logic OBS640S ATV Sprayer 2m Boom, 60 ltr Tank How to make contact with the Dealer Click...
  8. bobk

    Will Ally kill thistles

    In grass , kills them in cereals
  9. Farm Business RSS

    ‘Kent farm sprayer commemorates Olympic gold’

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Kent farmer and contractor has named his new Fendt Rogator 665 sprayer ‘Tokyo’ – to commemorate a Gold Medal win by his daughter at this year’s Olympics. The self-propelled sprayer was supplied by main dealer RW Crawford Agricultural Machinery Ltd...
  10. T

    Cheap Winter Bean Establishment

    Looking to grow winter beans for first time this year, completely fed up with beet . Just wondered what the cheapest way of establishing them is while still getting a decent yield, not got a direct drill but open to ideas. Some going on lovely light black land , others going on heavy sticky c**p...
  11. ih1455xl

    24m sp sprayer

    Anything about not in a rush but thought I’d ask
  12. Farm Classifieds

    Sprayranger 250D Sprayer

    Sprayranger 250D Sprayer Advert added by: Peter James Machinery Details Category: Sprayers Self-propelled sprayers Price: £19950 Condition: Good Description Here we have for sale our 2009 Sprayranger 250 sprayer. In very good condition with 3700hrs, 4 wheel...
  13. D

    Red Tractor - "The Great Grain Robbery Movie"

    So come on let’s have a bit of fun at red tractors expense. we all know it’s a con and the management are a joke but if there was to be a movie who would play the lead and bit part characters? Any actor, personality or character either dead or alive can be included! I will start with the No no...
  14. BuskhillFarm

    Rain water harvesting

    I am building a new grain store and want to harvest a big of rainwater. Only to be used for spraying What is the best way to do this? Obviously I’ll be plumbing off down spout into a tank. My two main questions are 1: Do I need a double skinned tank to stop it cracking with frost (or just...
  15. 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?
  16. T

    FendtOne in cab camera terminals.

    Just received our FendtOne 724 and bugger me they have changed the camera socket in the cab from a 5 pin female to a 4 pin female so now none of our cables or adaptors fit. Does anyone know if there is an adapter cable or know what the correct description is of the new socket so we can order...
  17. Wigeon

    Tell me about chafer sprayers

    Getting to the stage where my old Bateman is due for a change. Have spotted some 2nd hand chafer sentry 5000s with 36m booms, and wondering about them. Are they any good? What is a pressure based system like compared to flow? Anything to watch for? Not having an engine, wheel motors, etc...
  18. 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
  19. N

    How much are your RTK GPS Systems, thinking of making one and selling it

    I'm a CS student in Ireland, my father has a small-medium sized beef farm (I forget what we are at now but less than 150acres) Most of his work is actually in the truck delivering stone, soil and **lime**. I've been down with him for part of the summer helping him spreading lime for customers...
  20. T

    Hardi Pump problem

    Dear all, Having an issue with with our sprayer. Left some water in the sprayer overnight and noticed that it's dripping on the floor from the pump. There are three small holes in the pump casing, looks like the water is dripping from the bottom one. Any advice most welcome. Many thanks