Grant eligible direct drills

Fish

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Location
North yorkshire
On my fields that I was happy with the position of the tramlines I drilled at an angle and didn’t bother putting new tramlines in. I don’t have auto steer on the sprayer but last spring I could still faintly see the old tramlines to follow
This the reason I had auto steer fitted to the sprayer, after several years of cross drilling and no tramlines, by spring in many field I could no longer see the permanent t lines.
 

jamesfalky

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Trade
Location
East Yorkshire
Which is in effect, a price increase by the back door, is it not? Surely Dec, Jan, June & July are the out of season months?
Out-of-season happens like clockwork every year, not just because there is a grant coming in. They are to try and encourage dealers to carry stock for the coming season to take the pressure off the manufacturers, we usually get the choice of whether delivery is Jan/Feb or June/July but I think this year it will be simply "it arrives when it arrives" with components shortages. Usually these delivery slots line up with manufacturers slack periods, as we in the UK are only a small proportion of their trade, with the whole of Europe having varying seasons, like the south of Spain will be vastly different to eastern Europe and different again in northern Europe, and it all depends on what other machines their factories produce that may have different busy periods.
 

Spud

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
YO62
Out-of-season happens like clockwork every year, not just because there is a grant coming in. They are to try and encourage dealers to carry stock for the coming season to take the pressure off the manufacturers, we usually get the choice of whether delivery is Jan/Feb or June/July but I think this year it will be simply "it arrives when it arrives" with components shortages. Usually these delivery slots line up with manufacturers slack periods, as we in the UK are only a small proportion of their trade, with the whole of Europe having varying seasons, like the south of Spain will be vastly different to eastern Europe and different again in northern Europe, and it all depends on what other machines their factories produce that may have different busy periods.
So when is 'out of season' then James?
 

Spud

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
YO62
Hi, if you want to get in touch please visit our website! We would be glad to help, many thanks. https://www.tritondrillsales.co.uk/
I've just had a look around your website, and followed your link to Triton's, and watched a few of the videos.

Do you have any pics/vids that show anything more than rarving great tractors dragging what looks like a cultivator through wet clag? ie a camera sat on a drill frame in action, or some detailed shots of seed placement or slot closure? A trench dug cross over the rows showing a cross section of what is happening underground after a month or so of bad weather after being drilled in claggy conditions would show us much more about what can be achieved than endless drone videos of big fuel guzzling tractors chewing on in inclement conditions.
 

alomy75

Member
I've just had a look around your website, and followed your link to Triton's, and watched a few of the videos.

Do you have any pics/vids that show anything more than rarving great tractors dragging what looks like a cultivator through wet clag? ie a camera sat on a drill frame in action, or some detailed shots of seed placement or slot closure? A trench dug cross over the rows showing a cross section of what is happening underground after a month or so of bad weather after being drilled in claggy conditions would show us much more about what can be achieved than endless drone videos of big fuel guzzling tractors chewing on in inclement conditions.
If you liked that you need to discover the Triton thread on here 😉
 

ajd132

Member
Arable Farmer
Location
Suffolk
I've just had a look around your website, and followed your link to Triton's, and watched a few of the videos.

Do you have any pics/vids that show anything more than rarving great tractors dragging what looks like a cultivator through wet clag? ie a camera sat on a drill frame in action, or some detailed shots of seed placement or slot closure? A trench dug cross over the rows showing a cross section of what is happening underground after a month or so of bad weather after being drilled in claggy conditions would show us much more about what can be achieved than endless drone videos of big fuel guzzling tractors chewing on in inclement conditions.
i think the whole point of the triton is that is is quite effective in those bad conditions
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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