Worthwhile or a waste of diesel


Mixed Farmer
Has really transformed our summer horse paddocks that suffer heavily from shallow surface compaction. Like every job in the right conditions it can really help but more often than not like harrowing and rolling grass it’s a waste of time for the cost and time it takes, just doesn’t leave smart stripes up and down the field like they do!


Livestock Farmer
I see, the ones I have seen fold up at the sides not round the back.
We have a little 2.5 m one that the MF35 will handle :ROFLMAO:
It's the 4 drums full of water to penetrate our stoney ground that makes it a bit heavy when lifted, they fold forward in the middle.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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...