Resorted to the “Nettles” Drag harra

curlietailz

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Arable Farmer
Location
Sedgefield
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Well we have every bit of kit imaginable in the shed...and today we decided to get the pigtail drag Harrow out of the nettles. Luckily we had some points and tines in the back of the shed
So it’s ready to go tommorrow !!!
Sumo will bring too much wet st!te up, carrier will just compact it , triple K not heavy enough, culti press would probably sink into the ground it’s so heavy and ploughing/powerharrow a bit too much
I’ve never known this thing get used in probably 20 years !!! Farm worker said he used to pull it on a MF1200 back in the day
Ha ha
:-(
 

bovrill

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Mixed Farmer
Location
East Essexshire
It'll do a really good job, and you'll wonder why it ever got stuffed in the nettles.
You'll vow to use it in decent conditions this autumn, and see what it's really capable of.

Then it won't get used again for twenty years, because it isn't shiny, cost thousands per meter width, need 300hp to pull it, and there's no Isobus connection!
 
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Well we have every bit of kit imaginable in the shed...and today we decided to get the pigtail drag Harrow out of the nettles. Luckily we had some points and tines in the back of the shed
So it’s ready to go tommorrow !!!
Sumo will bring too much wet st!te up, carrier will just compact it , triple K not heavy enough, culti press would probably sink into the ground it’s so heavy and ploughing/powerharrow a bit too much
I’ve never known this thing get used in probably 20 years !!! Farm worker said he used to pull it on a MF1200 back in the day
Ha ha
:-(
Pulled up acres and acres of stubble in the 80’s with one exactly the same, badged up as an MF23 I believe. Had it on an MF 2680.
It was still in use in the late 90’s but with an extra couple of rows of smaller tines added to an extension at the back.
 

mo!

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Mixed Farmer
Location
York
We've had ours ripping up winter wheat today, it's a hydraulic folding Cousins 4.6m which had a transport width of about 4.2m when we bought it. It is now manual unfold but 3m on the road. It also needs a ratchet strap to stop the wings bouncing in work, but perfect for today's conditions.
 

Top cereal and oilseed growers honoured at the Yield Enhancement Network Awards 2021

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Despite an average growing year for most crops, many growers managed to go above and beyond their predicted max yields, with Lincolnshire grower Tim Lamyman taking the top spots for his wheat yields and his world record breaking winter barley yield.

The highest cereal and oilseed yields achieved at harvest 2021 were announced at this year’s Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) Awards on Wednesday 24th November at the Croptec Show. With award presentations by Tom Bradshaw, Vice President of NFU, 24 farms took home the evening’s top awards for highest yield and highest potential yield achieved for wheat, winter and spring barley, oats, and oilseed. The 2021 winners came from all corners of the UK, as well as from as far afield as Finland and New Zealand.

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