I’d say if it is all flat land it might be best to have the smallest tractor you can get away with for grain carting in the summer no use having a smaller one and then not being able to use it when there’s no spraying to be done
Just been through this. We are flat and felt 175hp would be adequate, but went for 230hp as it would act as a back up to my ageing drilling tractor. I prefer the longer wheelbase of the larger tractor for transport.
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...