Today at work


Livestock Farmer
We haven’t really done much the last few weeks so this is an accumulation of a few weeks....:rolleyes:
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kitten has been promoted to going outside....the cats take their daily exercise pretty seriously:unsure:
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we’ve done lots of baking:love::smug:
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and quad biking👌
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here’s a tractor(y)
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farm dog got an all in one jacket to help keep her clean :LOL:
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small boy got promoted to riding off the lead rein:love::eek:👌
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I got really old :dead:
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today we took delivery of a new harvester:eek:
Many happy returns mrs mtx, your an old bird now!! 😂 😂

Is that Basil Brush in the first photo?


Trimming a narrow lane which is a popular rat run, something moved under the ivy as I went down the first run.
Couldn‘t risk leaving it as gravity was bound to win at some point, so managed to manoeuvre the head under it. Main concern was if it was too heavy for the McConnell:

And before you say anything @Steevo, yes, I was nearly stumped!

Early moves to target wild oats

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Growers and agronomists now face the dilemma of an early application to remove competition from emerged wild oats, or holding off to allow more weeds to germinate.

Syngenta grassweeds technical manager, Georgina Wood, urges Axial Pro treatment as soon as conditions allow, once weeds are actively growing.

“That offers the chance to control wild oats more cost effectively at lower rates, whilst there is still the flexibility to tailor application rates up to 0.82 l/ha for larger or over wintered weeds and difficult situations.

“The variability of crops and situations this season means decisions for appropriate Axial Pro rates and application techniques will need to be made on a field-by-field basis,” she advised.


Miss Wood urges...