variable rate

  1. Hutchinsons News

    Ease of connectivity makes transition to variable rate drilling smoother than ever before

    Ease of connectivity makes transition to variable rate drilling smoother than ever before Robert Sullivan of GSC Grays and farm manager of Raby Estates, has been looking at how to introduce variable rate applications across the two farms that make up the estate in both Durham and Shropshire...
  2. EddieB

    Disabling isobus on a MF datatronic screen?

    Is this possible on an older style non-touchscreen datatronic? I want to run my drill through a topcon screen. If I turn on the datatronic screen first that’s where the drill appears. If I turn on the topcon screen first the drill loads on that, but the main tractor screen doesn’t then load on...
  3. davidroberts30

    Fungicide use V crop biomass

    Just wondering about this Say for example I had a cereal crop that would yield 2ton of grain and 1 ton of straw per acre Would it require half the fungicide compared to a 4ton crop and 2ton of straw?
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
  7. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  8. Agriland RSS

    Video: Machinery Focus – changes to Valtra N Series and T Series

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Valtra launched its updated Series V range in April of this year and Agriland travelled to Doncaster in the UK this week, to test out the new models on offer as part of the Series V range of Valtra tractors. The N and T series ranges were part of the...
  9. Clive

    DEFRA SFI Question time with Janet Hughes - 11th August, submit your questions please

    DEFRA has once more invited the members of TFF to put their questions regarding the ELMS scheme forward and take them to an exclusive interview withJanet Hughes, who is the Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme (FFCP). The Q&A will take place on the 11th August and...
  10. -cardi-

    Iphone GPS (basic)

    Hi all, sorry if im repeating an old thread, perhaps someone can point me in the right direction. Basically looking for a basic gps navigational app for my iphone, only looking for help to spread fertiliser 6m bout with and small amounts of spraying. Any suggestions? Or just take a leap and buy...
  11. Brisel

    Software model for nutrient flows on and off the farm

    Does such a programme exist here yet? I’m after something that I can input bought in nutrients, carbon sequestration in soil organic matter, grassland, hedges and trees then work out what leaves the farm as grain, straw, meat, milk etc as well as an attempt at NPK leaching etc. The NZ...
  12. Will 1594

    Dummy’s guide to using old Moore’s drill

    Got an old Moore’s Box drill Any advice on settings etc no book or owt So help on calibration Is it better on a drawbar on arms so can tweak depth better.
  13. S

    Advice on electricity required, please!

    I've just realized that my parents are paying an extortionate amount of money on electricity bills. They are currently with British Gas, and both the farmhouse and farm buildings are on the business tariff, but on separate meters. Does anybody know whether it is possible to have the house on a...
  14. F

    Looking For Work Experienced tractor driver looking for work in east herts west Essex area.

    36yr old experienced tractor driver looking for work. Have pa 1/2/6, b+e licence, noroso registered. I have experience in all arable operations. Competent mig welding and in the workshop too. I have also done farm assurance inspections and have experience with gate keeper. I am used to using...
  15. Phil P

    Selling carbon credits

    @Clive can you tell us some more about it? How does it work?
  16. O

    I remember when.............

    All this canter about electronics, powershift transmissions, computer control etc just makes me smile when I cast my mind back to 1966 when a new Nuffield 10/60 arrived to boost a fleet of 460's. My Gosh - 10 gears instead of 5 just with another lever! Whatever will they think of next?
  17. Farm Classifieds

    Agrometius Geoswitch for Vredo to Trimble

    Agrometius Geoswitch for Vredo to Trimble Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: GPS and Farm Electronics GPS and Precision Farming equipment Price: £295 Condition: Good Description An Agrometius Geoswitch Interface link box for linking between Vredo and...
  18. Farm Classifieds

    Agribuggy Jacto Uniport 2500 Plus

    Agribuggy Jacto Uniport 2500 Plus Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: Sprayers Self-propelled sprayers Price: £16000 Condition: Good Description Excellent 24m sprayer, clean chassis, reliable Cummins engine, controls upgraded to Trimble Field IQ to...
  19. Farm Classifieds

    Trimble FM750

    Trimble FM750 Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: GPS and Farm Electronics GPS and Precision Farming equipment Price: £2750 Condition: Excellent Description Trimble FM750 screen with variable rate and intermediate accuracy unlocks with all cables and AG25 GPS...
  20. Z

    Best Hay Preservative ....(apart from sun )

    What do people use now I have a balers choice kit on a 80*90 new Holland Have used eco bale DA on haylage very successfully Balers choice is £650 for 200 litres I'm looking for other alternatives