A Novice and his Aitchison Grassfarmer.

steveR

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Mixed Farmer
Just put a deposit down on an Aitchison Seedmatic for delivery early next year, grant funded all being well. Looking forward to the future!!
We will need our own sub-forum at this rate! :D

Disc or Tines, big one? Trailed or mounted??

I do wish at times I had bought the Aitchison trailed kit, as there was one going spare at the time!! Would have been very useful in allowing a smaller tractor to be used. The things weigh HEAVY!
 
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adam_farming

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Arable Farmer
Location
Suffolk
We will need our own sub-forum at this rate! :D

Disc or Tines, big one? Trailed or mounted??

I do wish at times I had bought the Aitchison trailed kit, as there was one going spare at the time!! Would have been very useful in allowing a smaller tractor to be used. The things weigh HEAVY!

3m 24-row tine. Comes with trailed kit that can be removed fairly easily. So I'll use it trailed normally but for things like stewardship plots that are fiddly but not much seed weight it'll be handy to have it mounted.
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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