Saturday, August 24, 2019

Sky launches improved coulter line for UK EasyDrill

August 8, 2019 by  
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Seed drill manufacturer Sky Agriculture has launched its new EasyDrill coulter line – designed to ensure more accurate seed placement and consistency.

Mean machines: Andrew Maddever

August 8, 2019 by  
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What’s your favourite bit of kit? 36m 5000 litre Rogator sprayer When did you buy it? 2016 Where did you buy it? Thurlow Nunn Standen How many hours it has worked? 46,000 hours since March 2016 What makes it indispensable? It’s constantly in use – for 70% of our nitrogen fertiliser and all pesticide applications. […]

Sulky UK puts increased emphasis on cultivation equipment

August 8, 2019 by  
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Recent innovations in the cultivation product line at Sulky Burel have resulted in an enhanced range of power harrows – including folding options up to eight metres wide.

Claas celebrates 20 years of high performance swather

August 8, 2019 by  
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Claas is celebrating 20 years of the world’s first four-rotor swather – the Liner 3000 – which enabled farmers and contractors to speed up grass harvesting.

Fatal accidents prompt farm safety reminder

August 8, 2019 by  
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Two fatal accidents involving children have prompted reminders for farmers to take special care this harvest and during the summer holidays.

Survival of the fittest?

August 8, 2019 by  
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Family farms are an endangered species – and a Corbyn government could wipe them out, says Fen Tiger.

Farmland values edge up as supply remains flat

August 8, 2019 by  
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The average price of bare agricultural land has nudged back above £7,000/acre in England and Wales, according to the latest Knight Frank Farmland Index.

Bolderston and Partners: Show success rewards perseverance

August 8, 2019 by  
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A dairy farming family has stuck with cows despite all the odds. Judith Tooth reports.

Watch out for surge of head flies as autumn beckons

August 8, 2019 by  
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Farmers are warned to look out for the annual emergence of head flies on cattle at pasture – linked with the transmission of summer mastitis in dairy cows and heifers.

Thousands expected to attend sixth flagship annual event

August 8, 2019 by  
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Final touches are being put in place for UK Dairy Day – the annual one-day event for the dairy industry held at the International Centre in Telford, Shropshire.

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