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  1. S

    FM-1000 and Horsch Pronto DC ISOBUS issues?

    A new to us Trimble FM-1000 with ISOBUS unlock with our some years old Horsch Pronto DC Combi Seeder. Task Controller seems to be OK for Section and Rate Control. Latest firmware on both gadgets. But to our disapointment we do not get any sound alarm from the FM-1000 when the seed of fertilizer...
  2. M

    Sustainable?

    I'm not an arable man but keep an eye on hat's happening and am interested in the way the industry is headed. A fella near us has been sowing spring barley after getting caught out in the back end and left with a few hundred unsown acres. Most fields were disced twice, subsoiled, roterrad...
  3. T

    Lime spreading rates.

    We've been talking about reduced lime spreading rates on the Beef & Lamb price tracker & thought it deserves it's own thread. @livestock 1 @Hilly @Highland Mule @Cab-over Pete @Skintagain @Kiwi Pete @Poorbuthappy Sorry if I've missed anyone who was in that conversation. Just to catch up...
  4. H

    Log burner advice 4KW

    I’ve recently being given a 4KW log burner to put in my lounge which is 6.6 long 4 meters wide and 2.2 high. Just worried it isint going to be big enough for the room and get it hot enough? It’s in good condition and high quality. Please lend me your opinions
  5. J

    Drone software/tech for crop inspection

    Hi, Does anyone have any experience with drones for mapping and inspecting crops on a large scale. Any good software or companies to look at? cheers
  6. Robert

    No Satellite Biomass Imagery Available This Year for VRA N?

    We have not had a useable satellite image since late January so are unable to do any up to date VRA N plans. Given that all these services supposedly use the same satellites, is everyone else in the same boat or am i incredibly unlucky that each of the subsequent ~ 8 passes (approx 1 per week)...
  7. Bald Rick

    Recognise yourself? HAAC photo 1981-82

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  8. W

    Cancel your NFU membership now

    There’s loads of threads about Red Tractor and within them loads of moans about various quangos within all the Ag sectors. Guys and Gals for christ sake just cancel your NFU memberships tonight. Send emails to you local secretary informing them you are cancelling because of the likes of Red...
  9. A

    JD Boilersuit

    I can’t seem to find any of the usual black with the green arms JD boilersuits I wear everyday in stock anywhere! Anyone else notice this or are they taking out some fancy new design probably for more money! I swear by them but don’t like the almost fully green ones show up oil etc too much! I...
  10. D

    New tractor, which model to choose

    Looking at a new massey 205hp. Next model up is 225hp and £3300 more. We don’t really need the extra power. In 5 years time with 2500 hrs on it will the higher horse power tractor be worth around 2k more.?.
  11. JP1

    America's largest farmland owner (242,000 acres)

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/arielshapiro/2021/01/14/americas-biggest-owner-of-farmland-is-now-bill-gates-bezos-turner/?fbclid=IwAR0UIzF5AxJwVAlvrAw4E2PvCvFzBRB4oMa5MnZnZJnEF17qqhvdGSFZD-Y&sh=11e6f1b96096
  12. hally

    Tractor cd

    New jd hasn’t got CD player and I have a good selection of cd’s, so how do I go about playing them without buying all the music digitally on my phone? Tia.
  13. ProHorizon

    GENUINE FLOCK REDUCTION 30 Texel Cross Mixed Aged Ewes (in -lamb to Suffolk Sires ), 30 Suffolk Cross Mixed Aged Ewes (In-Lamb to Beltex S

    FOR SALE - Contact Alan on 07484 509833 Area Scottish Borders GENUINE FLOCK REDUCTION Comprising 30 Texel Cross Mixed Aged Ewes (in -lamb to Suffolk Sires ), 30 Suffolk Cross Mixed Aged Ewes (In-Lamb to Beltex Sires) , Fully Warranted, Gimmers to 4 crop. Lambing dates , due to lamb from 14th...
  14. Bobthebuilder

    Landrover

    Have a 13plate defender 90td with a tick over issue, have changed the fuel filter blown fuel lines out from engine bay back to tank, when running it will excelerate well and goes up to 70+ no problem but will not tick over without cutting out, any ideas 😏
  15. bobk

    Crushed concrete prices

    Need couple of hundred tons , will collect , anyone an idea what folk are asking ? tia Not great lumps , need to wakker it down
  16. NADIS News Feed

    NADIS Farm Risk Assessments

    NADIS has developed a series of bio-security farm risk assessments for the major endemic diseases of cattle and sheep. The risk assessments have been designed to enable farmers and vets to identify the bio-security risk priorities for a farm. A report is produced so the risk priorities are...
  17. Louis Mc

    Bogballe spreader isobus

    Is anyone using a bogballe spreader on green star isobus? Have 2/3 isobus tractors so don’t think any point going separate control box. How have people found them? Going to 30m with weigh cells and section control. Any thoughts and opinions appreciated
  18. F

    DEFRA Farmer Opinion Survey 2020

    I found this in my Spam box today! Anyone else had one of these to complete? It is one of the most dangerous surveys I have ever been asked to complete and have written a very critical comment at the end. I don't know whether the link will remain active? It is asking what are farmers views on...
  19. ih1455xl

    Cfx 750 screen

    Mines just died so before I order a new one just thought I’d see if anyone’s got on lying about even better if it’s got vra unlock
  20. S

    lime costs

    guy came and soil tested for PH yesterday needs 100 tonnes of lime @ 2 tonne /acre. quoted £27/tonne spread, this is in Gloucestershire. is this a competitive price?
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