1. ShropshireLad

    Looking for fresh spray tractor man enough to 4m direct tine drill.

    I'm looking for a fresh tractor. I'll be using for spraying, fertilising and pulling 4m direct tine drill with a hopper out front. So a reliable light weight machine, which is still man enough for draught work. Any ideas?? I'm pretty open minded on age, hours etc..
  2. spikeislander

    Users opinions of John Deere 8rx.

    Hi there I’m interested in users or opinions of people who have first hand experience of these? Ultimately over a twin track . Thanks in advance
  3. MX7

    How do you prepare very heavy land ready for a spring crop?

    I have never farmed very heavy clay land ,so just out of interest I was wondering what technique/s you use to set heavy land up in the Autumn so that you can "hopefully" drill it in the spring. It must be very difficult and only come with years of learning the hard way "by trial and...
  4. andybk

    Can we use red if we pay duty if this fuel crisis continues ?

    Can we use red if we pay duty if this fuel crisis continues ? they allowed us to during last crisis , could be animal walfare issues if it goes on to long, havnt time to trawl the garages to fill up .
  5. 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
  6. michael N123

    No need for a trailer test anymore?

    Is this true or fake news
  7. R

    So who has started drilling ?

    Normally try and drill first ten days of October but last two years have been caught by heavy storms just after drilling that has gone on for months, thinking of going early this time, what's are others doing ?
  8. oldoaktree

    Cutting Compounds ( car polishing)

    Our main car is quiet badly scratched in many areas and I’ve been looking at cutting compounds to try and rectify them basic tcut hasn’t worked. After a bit of investigation one of the best ones is this stuff :-https://www.theultimatefinish.co.uk/koch-chemie/h8-02-heavy-cut.aspx Now I’ve never...
  9. Jack Russell

    Horsch CO6 cable extension

    Morning I need to extend the cable from the drill to the controls in the cab. Has anyone done this and do they have any part numbers?
  10. Jsmith2211

    sumo trio 3

    Hello, we have a maxxum 125, and we want to get into doing more of the minimum till stuff, so that we dont need to plough. We would like to have something like a 3M sumo trio, but i dont think the tractor would pull it? What sort of power do the sumos need through clay and through sand? i know...
  11. G

    Optimum to sow rape

    Is it to early to drill rape yet thinking go next week ?
  12. YELROM

    Metcalfe winged points

    Looking at the winged points Metcalfe sells to fit to a Horsch sprinter Is anyone using them
  13. C

    Man logistics

    Hi I am from London and have 2 sprinter vans lwb ht fridge van and non fridge van. If anyone needs collections or deliveries or has long term work please let’s have a chat…
  14. P

    Direct drill

    Hi new farming forum. I have a mixed farm with about 300acres of arable. I’m looking to buying a second hand direct drill for a 150hp tractor. I seen the old blue and yellow Claydons for sale. Are these worth looking at. Or what other drills are there for 150hp can pull.
  15. Farmer Ben

    OSR 2021

    Having researched as much information about the flea beetle as possible and been interested in the current crops in the ground, which generally look good. Do you think we’re starting to see more natural predators? I’ve recently read a paper from an Entomologist who suggested it would take 10...
  16. Banana Bar

    Dutch Coulters roll pins

    Does anyone know the size of roll pin required? Just fitted a set of points to an 8 metre Sprinter . 2 nd time up the field and 3 coulters have fallen off. The hole measures just slightly less than 7 mm but I can only find roll pins in 6 or 8 mm! BB
  17. M

    Finning CAT

    I hear a lot of bad press about Cat parts and how unhelpful they are but I needed parts 4.30 yesterday afternoon. Called our local branch, they emailed me a parts list straight over whilst I was on the phone. Gave him the numbers, all in stock at their UK distribution centre at Cannock. Took a...
  18. L

    Worsening blackgrass/ryegrass problem.

    I'm in my fifth year of strip tilling following a more traditional plough/power harrow based system. I had some decent results in the first few years but the last two wet autumn /winters have not been so great. My main problem is the blackgrass is getting out of hand, I don't think my...
  19. M

    DD an idiots guide please!

    Does such thing exists? I know all farms and soils are different but the 10 top critical points would be very helpful for many people. Where I’m struggling is that we’re a small mixed farm and getting straw off in a wet year always makes a mess (turning,baling,stacking and then loading) and...
  20. J

    Trailed Weaving Sabre tine idea?

    Apologies for the awful edit but always thought this would be a good idea. Thoughts 🤔