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Farmers Guide Contents Out & about ............................................................................................................... 4 Grain & fertiliser advice ........................................................................................... 7 News in brief .............................................................................................................. 8


Arable: Looking ahead to spring cropping options ...........................................................10 Budweiser barley delivers wider sustainability in Buckinghamshire............16 Adaptability to season is key to spring barley success ......................................18 Brewing benefits for dual-purpose spring barley................................................20 Reaping the benefits of cover crops, living mulches and herbal leys ..........21



More than just weeds ....................................................................................................30

Machinery: Impressive support as Kent dealer depot opens .................................................38 High-spec models in a shorter wheelbase .............................................................49 Major Italian machinery show draws exhibitors and customers....................57 Soil improvement, cost and time savings result from switch to direct drilling .....................................................................................................................63 Latest products displayed during three-week roadshow .................................71 Range updates ahead of Agritechnica ....................................................................75 Quality kit sells to buyers nationwide at Wiltshire contractor’s retirement sale..................................................................................................................79


Beef, sheep & lambing: Protecting cattle against pneumonia in the face of bad weather .................85

Livestock: Precision calf milks promote sustainable performance ....................................91 Over 5,000 visitors celebrate 40th Dairy Show .....................................................92 Cleaning and disinfection for modern calf housing management ...............97 Boost colostrum quality to help protect calves from scour .............................98


Professional services:......................................................................................104 Muck & slurry: Power on the land .........................................................................................................108 Agricultural contractors ..............................................................................................126 Henry Brown’s vintage page......................................................................................131



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Out & About With Farmers Guide editor Rachel Hicks and the team Welcome to the December issue. Machinery editor David Williams has certainly been kept on his toes recently. He spent an enjoyable evening with Ernest Doe at the tail end of October, attending the opening of the new Ernest Doe Power depot in Ashord, Kent. According to David, the event was incredibly well supported and he reckons the new depot will do well – see page 38 for the full report. Heading further afield, David also attended Eima in Italy for the first time in five years. While the show was busy, there were fewer tractor manufacturers with displays compared to previous years, although the show itself was approximately twice the area of LAMMA and spread across 18 large halls. Everyone had to show proof of Covid vaccinations to enter the show, and have a temperature scan. The same was true when entering hotels and restaurants, as well as the airport. With Brexit adding further complications, the amount of paperwork and form filling has become considerable, so this may have an impact on attendance rates at future overseas events. His write-up starts on page 49. Senior marketing executive K.M Sharp headed to Thurlow Nunn Standen’s dealership in Attleborough, Norfolk, in late October, to report on the progress of the Manitou roadshow. Farmers took the opportunity to view, test and discuss the latest Manitou telehandlers, and you’ll find a video of the event on our Facebook page. At the time of writing, we also have team members attending the Midlands Machinery

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Show, so look out for updates on MMS across our social media platforms. Despite the relaxation of Covid restrictions, virtual events are still popular. This month, livestock editor Sarah Kidby attended an online press conference on the AHDB’s latest Horizon report – the first published report to quantify the potential impact of the Australia free trade agreement. Key findings show that, in the short-term, assuming market factors remain unchanged, the impact on beef and lamb may be subdued. However, factoring in potential changes, the risks to the UK agricultural supply chain increase. For dairy, the deal could offer an opportunity for UK exporters, but this will not be a consistent market. Farmers were urged to prepare for the period of change, as the deal will bring increased competition to the UK marketplace in the longer term. I’ll be at Croptec in Peterborough on 24th November – please do say hello if you see me or any of the team, and we’ll be reporting live from the event via social media. Looking ahead to LAMMA in January, Farmers Guide has decided to take on not one, but two stands, and we’ll be running a preview of what the exhibitors have to offer in the January issue – so keep your eyes peeled for that next month. FG

ting director Exhibiting at MMS were Sharmans marke inator Sally-Anne Hazard and group sales coord to see our Matt Handley. Matt said: "It's been great nt reaction customers new and old. We’ve had a brillia from our parts pop-up shop."

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And finally… Word on the farm was that the farmer had purchased a new bull. “Well, I have been here for five years and I am not sharing any of my 100 cows with some new bull,” said the oldest bull in the yard. “I’ve been here for three years and have no intention of sharing any of my 50 cows,” said the next bull. The youngest bull piped up: “I only have 10 cows, I can't spare any for some newcomer!” The day comes, and the door opens on the cattle truck. The ramp bows as the biggest, sleekest, meanest-looking bull swaggers down, testosterone dripping from every pore. “Maybe I was too hasty – with 100 cows, I'm sure I could spare some of them, I don't want any trouble!” exclaimed the eldest bull. The second bull said: “50 cows is plenty for me, he is welcome to take his pick – I'm sure he and I can be mates!” They turn to the young bull, and can't believe he is pawing the ground and starting to bellow. “Whoah, young bull, what are you doing? You can't fight him, he’ll kill you! Give him some cows and don't be foolish!” “Oh, he can have all of my cows!” replied the youngster. “I'm just making sure he knows I'm a bull!” Thank you to Paul Dawson, a mixed livestock and arable farmer from Warwickshire, for this excellent joke.

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How many farmers understand their obligations, in regards to sustainability and the environment? are largely worried about British Retail Consortium (BRC) audits, and making sure the products they buy have been processed and packaged correctly. They struggle with the concept that grain comes straight from farm, unprocessed, through a supply chain which is fully audited and traceable and hasn’t seen a factory. What we don’t want is BRC audits passing new environmental burdens down the grain supply chain. We need to tell them what we already do for biofuels and get them to embrace it. I do worry that the supply chain doesn’t communicate as well as it could do and again, we need to address this. Last week I was asked if wheat was fit for a vegan. Not being a vegan, I had to think hard about that point but quickly concluded that if it wasn’t, what would vegans eat. I’m still stuck trying to work out why, if grain is grown in manure and pollinated by insects, it is suitable for a vegan, but then most plants are grown that way, yet honey isn’t vegan. Each to their own in this modern world, but we need to help each other and educate the public and food manufacturer about what we do while helping ourselves become sustainable for the future.

With COP26 bringing world leaders together to make decisions on climate change, the entire food supply chain needs to do its homework and pull together to avoid the potential black hole ahead.

RED II compliant, means that This time last year, the focus of they are certified to sell goods as many was on Brexit and how it may sustainable. Furthermore, how or may not disrupt trade flows – but many farmers understand their where, or what, is our focus now? obligations when signing So asks Openfield’s head of section 8 of the combinable compliance shipping and crops passport and know research, Cecilia Pryce. what their default CO2 I would be tempted to amount is for their wheat say it’s on the environment and OSR crops? If you’re and the future of UK scratching your head at farming, but I feel that isn’t this point, I suggest you may so much a focus but more of need to do some more homework, a black hole that we all seem to be because if you don’t understand shuffling slowly towards. The recent this, you may struggle in the years promises from global leaders are to come. all very good and at least a positive The supply chain needs to move forward; but has the recent pull together if we are all going COP26 brought UK agriculture, its to help the environment. It is also supply chains and end consumers imperative that we explain to food together to address any aspects and drink manufacturers and retail of climate change? For years, the consumers on the high street, what supply chain has been supplying we currently have or are capable CO2 default levels to biofuel end of doing, before they dictate to users and sustainable oilseed us their desires. Biofuels and the rape buyers, but honestly how EU built the current system in many farmers can say they really 2008 when the world had a panic understand their Nomenclature of about indirect land use change, i.e. Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS cutting down forests etc. to plant II) classification, which is soon to crops for biofuels. Unfortunately, be International Territorial Levels food and drink manufacturers (ITL). After all, NUTS is an EU thing! And how many have checked the comment on their Red Tractor status that says RED II (Renewable Energies Directive) Compliant or has no mention of RED. This is an EU directive and won’t be changing regardless of Brexit, but will come under the Department for Transport. Many may not even understand that having Red Tractor auditing 1 18/08/2021 15:30 Page 1 Podcast 190x65mm.qxp_Layout *Prices quoted are from Openfield, predicted at 8th November 2021 their farm and declaring it as

Fertiliser matters After an absence from the market, CF Fertilisers announced it was able to issue new terms for nitrogen and NPKs at the beginning of November, with a limit on volume in place, says Openfield’s fertiliser manager, Lucy Hassall. Since the Billingham plant was re-started to produce nitrogen for outstanding orders, the volume of deliveries made has allowed some new business to be taken. The industry is awaiting updates on the plant at Ince, although plans to produce nitrogen sulphur for existing orders have been confirmed. Despite this positive news, the market remains in tight supply for nitrogen. European manufacturers are not forthcoming with offers at present due to their focus on domestic markets. Russia has applied export controls on nitrogen-based grades, further limiting supplies to the UK. Concerns remain over spring deliveries, with significant volumes left to be purchased and little improvement with UK driver shortages. Growers could help manage this risk by purchasing their requirements for first applications as soon as shed space is available. FG

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News in brief Machinery manufacturer appoints Gloucestershire dealer

Hat-trick as hydrogen engine wins top award JCB’s super-efficient hydrogen engine has won one of the oldest and most prestigious awards in British automotive engineering, honouring technical achievement. At a ceremony in London, JCB chairman Lord Bamford was presented with the Royal Automobile Club’s Dewar Trophy for the company’s development of a hydrogen fuel motor. It is the third time that JCB’s innovations have been honoured with the Dewar Trophy. John Wood MBE, chairman of the Dewar Technical Committee, said: “JCB has been a pioneer in terms of powertrain development since it started building its own engines in 2004. That ethos has continued with its latest hydrogen-fuelled engines, which are an inspiring combination of current expertise and next-generation technology.” Anthony Bamford said: “We’re extremely proud that the Royal Automobile Club has chosen to present JCB with the Dewar Trophy for the third time. Our new hydrogen-fuelled engines can be put into production relatively quickly and it’s an important and pioneering step towards a zero-carbon future, and testament to the amazing abilities of our British engineers.”

New book helps farmers plan ahead A new book designed to help farmers plan ahead for the future, developed by The Farming Community Network (FCN) charity with input from more than 40 different organisations and experts, launched mid-November. Through Q&As, articles, guidance and case studies, the publication, titled ‘The Journey Ahead: Helping you plan for the future of your farm business’ contains a wide range of information sourced from industry experts around areas such as financial security, succession planning, diversification, retirement, mitigating TB, farm safety, wellbeing and more. The publication’s lead sponsors are the NFU Mutual Charitable Trust and NSF, with additional support from Westpoint Farm Vets and tax, accountancy and financial services experts Simpkins Edwards. Its content has been adapted from FCN’s recent ‘Time to Plan’ campaign (October 2020–March 2021), which saw the charity working with a range of organisations across agriculture to develop useful information to support farmers in planning ahead and managing change. Email to request a PDF copy of The Journey Ahead.

Agricultural equipment manufacturer Claydon has further expanded its UK distribution network with the appointment of highly respected dealer JJ Farm Services Limited in Gloucestershire. Based at Far Stanley, Gretton near Cheltenham, the family-owned business will manage the sale and service of Claydon Opti-Till equipment in an area bordered by the M5 to the west, north to the M42 in Warwickshire, south to Cirencester and across to the M40. The territory compliments those covered by existing Claydon dealers

Ross Farm Machinery, which has depots in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, and Turney Group’s branches in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Martin Jenkins, JJ Farm Services managing director, said: “Claydon is a very well-known and respected company, so we are delighted to represent them in this remarkably diverse farming area. As farmers and contractors, we understand what customers require from their dealer and go the extra mile to ensure that they are well looked after.”

Rob Dunk, Claydon sales manager – UK and ROI, added: “Claydon’s strategy is to offer Opti-Till products through a network of carefully selected, enthusiastic, professional dealers. We are delighted to have JJ Farm Services on board as the business has an excellent reputation thanks to the expertise and customerfocused service which it provides.”

Supporting the next generation of livestock experts CIEL, the UK’s livestock innovation centre, is offering a new student bursary award to assist the grassroots of livestock research and development. Available for this academic year, it is designed to support undergraduates to deliver their final year dissertation

research. Students undertaking livestock-focused research aligned to industry challenges at one of CIEL's 12 academic partners can apply for the chance to secure a bursary of £1,500. A further £500 prize will be awarded for the best dissertation, as judged by CIEL.

Commenting on the bursary award, CIEL CEO Lyndsay Chapman said she is delighted CIEL is supporting future skills for the next generation entering the agrifood sector. For more information on how to apply, contact

Tribute to those lost from the farming community Hope, unity and the need for people across agriculture to come together in support of one another as part of a community were highlighted during The Farming Community Network’s (FCN) Remembrance and Thanksgiving Service on 7th November at Ripon Cathedral, North Yorkshire.

The ecumenical service paid tribute to those who have died in our farm communities, with a particular focus on farm accidents, Covid-19, and those who have died by suicide. It recognised the experience of loss felt by all those who have been bereaved. The Rt Revd Dr HelenAnn Hartley, Bishop of Ripon, led the service, which included hymns, readings and personal accounts of those being remembered. In attendance were the Lord Lieutenant of North

Yorkshire; Stuart Roberts, deputy president of the National Farmers’ Union; FCN volunteers and staff; and many members of the public who were remembering lost loved ones. Following the service, Stuart Roberts gave a speech, where he said: "The farming community will always be there to support one another. People are at the heart of farming. FCN and other charities are the people who support people – and that's why they're so important.”

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News in brief UK agricultural tractor registrations – October 2021 UK agricultural tractor registrations returned to yearon-year growth in October, with a total of 804 machines registered this year, 17% more than in October 2020. However, the widespread disruptions being experienced throughout global supply chains means that delivery lead times remain longer than usual. Without that, the monthly figure might have

been even higher and indeed it is 7% below the average for the time of year during the five years prior to 2020. Nevertheless, the number of tractors registered this year has already exceeded the total for the whole of last year, with two months of the year left. At 10,656 machines, the figure for January–October 2021 was 19% higher than in the same period of 2020.

Month: 804 units. +17.4% change (compared with October 2020). Year to date: 10,656 units. +19.0% change (compared with January–October 2020).

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Light leaf spot forecast now reacts to winter wetness AHDB’s newly improved light leaf spot forecast now reacts to rainfall during the winter, helping to focus crop monitoring, particularly in regions with higher predicted disease risk. High winter rainfall encourages the development and spread of light leaf spot in infected oilseed rape, and movement to unaffected plants, even at temperatures lower than required for crop growth. If long-term average levels of winter rainfall are assumed, the 2021/22 forecast suggests that disease incidence will be highest in the South West and

towards the north of the UK. The forecast highlights the proportion of susceptible (disease rating of 5), fungicide untreated, oilseed rape crops predicted to have more than 25% of plants affected by the spring. Robert Saville, who manages disease research at AHDB, said: “As soon as the disease is observed, it is important to consider treating susceptible crops – with priority given to those sown relatively early. “Since light leaf spot often occurs in distinct patches, whole-field monitoring is required to assess disease

severity. Incubation of potentially infected leaf samples can help bring out symptoms – and some disease has already been detected this autumn, using this method.” Until this year, the forecast was issued twice. Firstly, in autumn, based on regional average pod incidence data from the previous season (gathered as part of the Defra disease survey), site-specific deviation from the 30-year summer (July and August) mean temperature and long-term winter rainfall data. Secondly, in spring, to account for the actual deviation in winter rainfall.

Young inner-city farmers experience life on a commercial dairy farm

More than 35 budding young farmers visited Holyfield Hall Farm near Waltham Abbey in Essex recently to get an insight in farming and the agricultural industry. The children, who are all members of Surrey Docks Farm’s ‘Young Farmers’

youth club, in Rotherhithe in Southwark, London, enjoyed a day of informative tours during the visit to the dairy, beef and arable farm. Staff from Lee Valley Regional Park’s Holyfield Hall Farm were joined by representatives from ForFarmers, an internationally operating feed supplier and Arla UK, a leading supplier of fresh milk and dairy products, giving the enthusiastic young

farmers a comprehensive understanding of the various steps in the journey from farm to fridge. The visit was sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Farmers and forms part of a programme with Surrey Docks Farm, giving young inner-city adults the opportunity to experience different commercial farming enterprises and explore a career in agriculture.

On 18th October, John Deere held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate the work of this year’s graduates. Ben Burgess was represented this year by four attendees: Maddie Green, Peter Melton, James Skipper and Aaron Crebbin. All four qualified, however two of the apprentices, James Skipper from the Beeston branch and Maddie Green from the Oakham branch, won the Apprentice of the Year award. John Deere branch training manager, Amanda Cochran, who has been Maddie’s assessor and trainer during her time on the course, said: “Maddie worked hard and consistently throughout the apprenticeship, overcoming various changes within the dealership. She has excelled in both the written assignments and online assessments. Her customer service skills and teamworking abilities are excellent. Maddie’s dedication and enthusiasm about John Deere has since led her to relocate to Ben Burgess as trainee parts manager" Congratulations to all apprentices for qualifying this year.

Vertical farm plan to create a sustainable food future A vision to feed Britain in a more resilient and sustainable way lies behind multimillion-pound plans to create the world’s largest vertical farm, which has been launched by green energy expert and Fischer Farms CEO, Tristan Fischer. Fischer Farms already has one of the UK’s largest vertical farm operations in Lichfield, where it grows a range of short leaf products via a stacked, biosecure, climate-controlled and fully automated system. It has now unveiled plans for a new £25m plant in Norfolk which is set to become the world’s largest vertical farm and blaze a trail for a scalable and more sustainable food production industry. This second vertical farm will create 25,000m2 of growing space – enough to supply 6.5t of leaf salad (rocket, lettuce etc), leafy herbs (basil) and other fresh produce to UK supermarkets every day. The investment will allow Fischer Farms to employ, train and upskill the labour force, ensuring longevity for this sustainable business model. Fischer Farms has secured backing for the new Norfolk site from Gresham House – an asset management company specialising in investments with a sustainable, positive impact.

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Looking ahead to spring cropping options Spring husbandry can provide both value and diversity within a rotation, often demonstrate lower yield variability and can show a better return than their autumn counterparts per £1 spent – although they often struggle to match the best gross margins. But which spring cropping option to choose? Rachel Hicks writes. As well as helping to spread workloads during the peak of the season, allowing growers to prioritise the higher earning crops, spring cropping is becoming more popular in areas of high blackgrass burden – especially when weather makes it difficult to hold off drilling winter wheat until the later drilling window. So what are the key options?

Spring barley For many with black-grass problems, spring barley is the grain of choice, being more competitive than most spring wheats and higher yielding than winter barley. Increasing seed rates and ensuring a good dose of nitrogen early on will help in black-grass suppression, by creating a denser barley crop. However, if growing barley for a malting contract, beware of increasing seed rates too much as this can cause it to fail the required specification. Aiming for 350–400 established plants/m2 is the ideal number where black-grass control is a priority. As such, growers should always check the specification details early on in the season, in order to ensure the correct input programme is in place.

Oilseed rape Spring oilseed rape could well have a resurgence as a break crop this year, following significantly

higher prices this year which, combined with its usual high gross margin in comparison to many of the alternative specialist crops and the significantly lower pest threat in spring cropping, could well make it a more popular option this spring. Of course, this increase in demand could have an impact on seed availability, especially given the high commodity price right now. Improvements in spring OSR varieties mean there are more choices when it comes to varieties offering high vigour – key in the shorter growing window – and modern hybrids usually offer higher oil content and seed yield versus the older conventional varieties. With spring drilling, successful establishment is vital. BASF’s top tips to ensure spring OSR is a success are: • Choose a vigorous hybrid that can get away quickly to out-compete spring weeds. Likewise, selecting a variety with high oil content can help maximise income from oil. • Get your seedbed conditions right. A stale seedbed at the start is key, then you want a good, even seedbed and some moisture to help the seed get up and away. Drill at the right time, resisting the temptation to drill too early. Late March or early April are best, when soil temperatures are warm enough to give the crop a quick start. The soil should be

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Pulses – nature’s fertiliser One topic that cannot be overlooked when considering spring cropping options is the spike in nitrogen fertiliser prices and availability. When asked for comment, PGRO CEO Roger Vickers (right) responded: “The cost of fertiliser sky-rocketing has, understandably, drawn attention to beans because of their ability to fix nitrogen in the soil. This displacement of artificial fertiliser is obviously good news for the environment, but the reality is that beans have a fantastic profile even without these major swings in input prices. “Pulses are flowering plants and therefore attractive to pollinators, and you’re also encouraging insects and bird life. When you look at what the government says it wants to achieve with UK farmland and the environment, pulse continued over…

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LAUREATE: CONSISTENCY IS KEY LAUREATE is the most popular spring barley grown across the UK, partly due to the fact it is so consistent on farm.


LAUREATE joined the Recommended List in 2016, and despite some of the competition starting out as higher yielding, over the past 5 years LAUREATE has maintained yield more successfully where others have declined.

LAUREATE spring barley has a large rooting system and tillering ability meaning it is able to produce high yields whatever the weather and therefore performs consistently season after season.

Despite different seasons and weather pressures, LAUREATE has strong and consistent yields each year, and so it still competes favourably with newer varieties in both the brewing and malt distilling sectors. HIGH DEMAND

Consistent yield, coupled with continued high demand from maltsters, brewers and distillers makes LAUREATE a strong choice for 2022.

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All regions and soil types. LAUREATE is approved for both brewing and malt distilling so can be grown for both markets (with nitrogen applied accordingly).

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Arable Sugar, but the sugar beet area has reduced of production fits hand-in-glove, and we have late by around 10–15% due to the impact been working hard to make that point in of virus yellows since the neonicotinoid the hope that it is reflected in policy. ban, combined with difficult weather conditions in the UK. “We have a significant deficit in Farmers Guide spoke to British vegetable protein, and we use in excess Sugar’s strategic engagement of one million tonnes of soybean meal manager Harry Mitchell (left), which is imported from South America who said: “Sugar beet has been the for animal feed, impacting greenhouse gas emissions and deforestation. So there mainstay in the rotation for decades and, despite challenges in 2020 with is a huge opportunity to increase the volume weather and virus, the 2021 crop year is proving of peas and beans grown in the UK – farmers itself with sound plant populations, average could easily double supply if the government sugars edging towards 17%, and lower dirt tares encouraged environmentally sound cropping at around 4.5%. through ELM schemes. “For 2022, the beet price has increased 33% “My view is that the outlook for UK pulse on the previous year to a fixed price of £27/t zero production is extremely strong. Agronomically, it crown for the one-year has an enviable profile, it contract (£27.92/t, on delivers multiple benefits As a ‘white straw’ average, on the former to the environment, crown tare and sugar demand is extremely break crop, well-managed scale) and there’s a clear strong both domestically milling oats or naked oats plan for addressing and globally, and virus in the crop. consumers are being should be delivering gross “The UK sugar encouraged to change margins of £600/ha or more, industry has applied their diets to incorporate once again for more plant-based making them very competian emergency proteins.” tive with alternative break authorisation for neonicotinoid seed Spring oats crop options. treatments; a limited, While widely considered short-term solution as it develops a longer-term to be a low input crop, spring oats respond pathway for aphid and virus control. Progress favourably to a well-targeted input strategy, is being made with seed breeding, with one which can lead to a sizeable increase in both partially-resistant variety (Maruscha KWS) yield and quality. According to Agrii innovation commercially available in 2022. British Sugar has crops manager Sky Van Heyzen: “Most people also invested in weather stations and canopy come to growing oats recognising their ability monitoring to assist in the early detection of to take-off rapidly, scavenge nutrients well and cercospora. compete with weeds better than any other spring “We have also fully engaged in the cereal. But failure to understand their particular government’s consultation on gene editing – the nutritional needs and growth and development ability to use gene editing techniques could help pattern, amongst other things, can easily catch our industry to protect the crop from diseases relatively new oat growers out. such as virus yellows, through making it more “As a ‘white straw’ break crop, well-managed resistant to the disease, while reducing the use milling oats or naked oats should be delivering of plant protection products. The British Beet gross margins of £600/ha or more, making them Research Organisation (BBRO) continues to very competitive with alternative break crop work on trials including looking at the impact of options. They are also better at dealing with beneficial insects. difficult conditions than other spring cereals and Benefits of sugar beet in the rotation: have a lower input requirement. But to deliver the goods, they simply must be managed for what • Spread workload with a spring-established they are.” break crop that assists with weed control Mr Van Heyzen further points out that oats • Flexible beet delivery window helps with tolerate cold better than most spring crops early planning of following crop on too, in his experience. This and the fact they • Competitive net margin when compared to need time to get their feet down before motoring 1st feed wheat, 2nd milling wheat, winter away above ground means they are best sown oilseed rape, spring feed barley, winter beans from late February, optimally by mid-March and, and spring beans wherever possible, before April. • BBRO advice and guidance from seed selection and establishment, to yield, harvesting and storage Consider sugar beet With the government announcing in late • £12m Virus Yellows Fund compensates September that rules around gene-edited growers for a proportion of yield losses if a crops will be improved and more research grower has virus yellows present in their crop commissioned into gene editing, sugar beet • Industry-wide advocacy for plant protection could become a more popular spring break crop products and future breeding techniques in the years to come. Currently there are around • You don’t need your own equipment – the 3,000 sugar beet growers across East Anglia Beet Delivery Service will clean, load and and the East Midlands, producing around 8m deliver beet. Harvesting services are also tonnes of sugar annually on contracts with British available. ...from previous page

Tips for farmers considering beet in their rotation: • Request a crop economics meeting with a British Sugar Contract Manager based on the 2022 one-year guaranteed fixed price of £27/t (zero crown) • Take advantage of the most suitable seed technology for your farm, selecting varieties for BCN, AYPR, early sowing varieties, and Conviso technology • Don’t sweat about not having all the gear as a network of contractors play a key role, from seed bed preparation, drilling, spraying, lifting and haulage • Discuss your rotation with a British Sugar contract manager and agree your drilling and harvest strategy • Use BBRO’s benchmarking and yield enhancement tools to achieve your crop’s true potential • Feel confident knowing there is a clear focus on industry-wide advocacy for plant protection products and future breeding techniques • Speak to a British Sugar Contract Manager and discover the growing opportunities on offer, including the potential to rent land through British Sugar Self-Grow.

Soya developments Soya is a very good nitrogen fixer. Plus, because soya is rotationally compatible with peas and beans, growers can continue their normal pea or bean acreage whilst adding soya as an additional legume. This is very good news for growers, since increasing the area of legumes on farm will be a key part of ELMS management. According to Soya UK managing director, David McNaughton (right): “After difficult harvesting in 2019 and 2020, we are pleased to say that the soya harvest of 2021 has been easier (although not straightforward). “Yields have been poor-to-average with many growers getting around 1.85t/ha, compared to a good year where we would be aiming for 2.5t/ha). The good news is the price – and with ex-farm values of soya around £475/t, the gross margins have had a significant boost. “Soya’s easy market-acceptability has also been useful in this tricky year, with virtually all samples of all grades meeting acceptance at full value. Movement is also proving fairly quick and easy, with homes crying out for available soya in light of European non-GM supplies running very tight. “In addition, with many growers looking to use less nitrogen fertilisers and grow more legumes in their rotation, soya’s compatibility with other legumes takes on even greater importance. Typically, growers cannot grow beans any more than one year in five and peas are generally restricted to one year in six. Thankfully, growers can grow the soya in those years in between without any concerns about continued over…

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Arable advantages to growing lupins on livestock units as a home-grown feed. “In addition, like the soya, lupins can be grown in the same rotation as peas and beans without invalidating the pea or bean break. Lupins are prodigious nitrogen-fixers, so again, growers can gain a lot of valuable nitrogen, and de-carbonise their rotation at the same time. “The perennial issue for lupins however, Light ahead for lupins has always been a lack of a formal market, and, Mr McNaughton went on to say that, while 2021 frustratingly, this remains as elusive as ever. Until a has been a tricky harvest for mainstream crops, large feed manufacturer for lupins it has is prepared to make the actually been more With a lot of lupins switch from imported straightforward than in being used for wholecrop, soya, to using lupins the previous two years. in at least some of “With a lot of lupins they have proven their their diet formulations, being used for wholecrop, worth this year on many the lupins will remain they have proven their hobbled by lack of worth this year on many livestock farms, with market. This, in turn livestock farms, with wholecropping a much will mean that arable wholecropping a much growers will struggle easier prospect than easier prospect than to find a market if they combining in a wet year. combining in a wet year. grow lupins – which is Lupins are also seeing incredibly frustrating a resurgence in interest for a crop, where the margins, the agronomy, and due to soya-based feed costs going up, and this the true ability to replace imported soya, is there is driving a renewed interest in home-grown for all to see. All the ingredients are there for the proteins. With COP26 leading to more focus on UK to have a large and successful lupin industry environmental issues, there has also been renewed supplying the feed sector soya grade protein, and focus on the whole issue around soya from Brazil that day is coming closer with more supermarket/ and on the environmental impact of livestock environmental pressure to move away from soya, farming. When we add in the surge in fertiliser and with the increasing cost of imported soya, costs, it is easy to see why there are a number of ...from previous page

invalidating the break. This offers growers another avenue to get more nitrogen fixation into the rotation and further de-carbonise their rotation at the same time. “Prospects for 2022 are upbeat, with the price expected to remain strong going forward.”

perhaps lupins will soon get their day. Meanwhile, UK livestock growers will continue to grow lupins for direct feeding and this will continue to expand.

Birdseed sector The UK area of millet continues to grow, Mr McNaughton says, with Soya UK beginning to grow red millet as well as white millet for the birdseed trade in 2021. “Yields have been fairly average this year, with growers ranging from 2.5–3.7t/ha, but we have not seen any yields over 4t/ha due to the lack of photosynthesis this year (poor, dull summers do not favour yield-formation in millet),” he comments. “The good news is again, in the price. Last year, the millet price was low due to a glut of production in Ukraine, but for 2021, the Ukrainian government has reversed its policy on the taxation of soyabean exports. This has led to a big increase in the soya acreage and a 43% reduction in their millet acreage, which in-turn has resolved the glut issue and we have seen millet values climb from £220 ex-farm last year, to over £250 ex-farm this year. We think this price will continue to rise as shipping costs begin to bite, and the shipping of Ukrainian millet into the UK birdseed sector becomes more expensive again. “With UK crop taking more market share each year, Soya UK certainly intends on increasing its millet acreage for 2022, and with it being an easy, low-input crop, we can see a lot of attraction for growers looking for a simple low-input crop that requires little fertiliser,” Mr McNaughton concludes. FG

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Budweiser barley delivers wider sustainability in Buckinghamshire Feed barley yields with a good premium from difficult ground ill-suited to traditional malting production for an input cost of less than £65/tonne... The Budweiser barley-growing maths certainly add-up for farms manager, Chris Singer and his team at the Carington Estate in Buckinghamshire. Wider sustainability is, however, the main reason they routinely grow around 200ha of Explorer on contract for the leading brewer in the diverse 1,400ha cereal-based rotation. Of course, it’s good to have a secure local market; especially one offering a guaranteed minimum premium for a relatively high nitrogen specification in uncertain market times. But having a spring crop that can be planted relatively late yet harvested ahead of wheat is a real boon for the three-man Estate team. “We introduced spring barley into our rotation in 2013 to help manage black-grass,” Mr Singer explains. “Ground too strong for malting left us no option but commodity feed growing, which wasn’t ideal on our yield-limited land. “The real problem, though, was having to harvest into September. We deliberately run only one set of kit, and wheat has to take the priority at combining. That and the distances involved meant that too much of the barley could be on the floor by the time we were able to get to it. “It’s a completely different story with Explorer, which we started growing in 2015 shortly after the Budweiser contract was launched. The 30ha we grew initially was enough to convince us of its fit here. So, it’s been an important part of our business ever since. “As a continental type, it develops at an unbelievable pace. We sow it in

the second half of March and harvest from the end of July. Even so, we’ve been averaging almost exactly what we previously got from feed varieties – a little over 6t/ha. As we no longer grow winter barley or oilseed rape, it’s the first crop we combine. “We’ve been staggered where the yield comes from on our difficult, thin ground. It costs us no more to grow than a feed crop. And, every crop we’ve grown has made the Budweiser spec.” From a wider sustainability standpoint, Mr Singer and his Agrii agronomist, Steve Baker, find Explorer especially well-suited to the sort of seasons they’ve been seeing of late. The variety’s growth habit means they can hold off on drilling until well into April, if necessary, to let the ground dry out and warm up from a wet winter. Being well along in its development by the end of May too, the crop avoids the grain set problems that can bedevil other spring barleys in a dry early summer. “The crop didn’t go in until 20th April in 2018 and it still delivered 5.5t/ ha,” Mr Baker points out. “This sort of resilience really helps these days. “Chris and I haven’t found the variety any more demanding – or costly – to grow than feed barley either. [...] “To make sure the seed goes into the sort of conditions that support its rapid growth and development, we

don’t drill before the middle of March. We’ve sown at 350–375 seeds/m2 and used up to 140kg N/ha in the past, but where crops are going in behind two-year AB15 stewardship legume mixes, in particular, we’re looking to cut back on the nitrogen while upping the sowing rate to 400 seeds. This should keep yields up and nitrogen comfortably within spec. “We typically apply half the nitrogen along with a balance of fresh available phosphate, potash and sulphur as Agrii-Start NPK with the seed down the Horsch Avatar spout, and the rest as soon as we can see the tramlines. With phosphate lock-up a particular problem on much of the ground, the phosphate protection provided by the specialist fertiliser’s P-Reserve coating is essential.” To deal with resistant wild oats Avadex (triallate) granules are the ‘go-to’ pre-em, with a sulfonylurea/ fluroxypyr mix for broad-leaved weeds alongside the T1 fungicide. “Ahead of our prothioconazolebased T1 and the crop’s main PGR, we always apply Adjust – along with manganese – at GS12 or GS13 to manipulate root and shoot growth for the strongest base on which to build,” notes Mr Baker. “We’ve found early growth regulation makes all the difference with something that goes through its growth stages as fast as Explorer.” “Soil pHs of nearly 5.0 at one

extreme and up to 8.0 at the other mean we include trace elements with every spray to counter availability problems,” Mr Singer adds. “These are vital to maintain the best balance of nutrition throughout the season across land so spread out that we have to make the most of the sprayer at every visit. “Another thing we’ve learned with Explorer and the logistics of our business is the importance of combining our crops as soon as they’re ready. Having them all together right at the start of our harvest ensures the combine is in just the right place to go without any delay.” Although Explorer-growing has proved valuable in smothering black-grass on the Estate’s heavier northern land, for logistics reasons – more than anything else – it is currently largely concentrated on the thinner southern ground. This has meant it has been grown for more than four consecutive seasons on some fields. To maximise the sustainability of this approach, the team have been ‘playing around’ with different winter cover crops in recent years; the early harvest giving a good window for the most timely autumn establishment. “Cover cropping plays a valuable role in our effort to put much more into the land we’ve taken back in-hand, in particular,” stresses Mr Singer. “The maize and short-term leys we now have in our rotation in an arrangement with a neighbouring dairy unit work well for our soil improvement efforts too, as does the straw-for-muck swap we have alongside this. “The liquid digestate we take also helps, although the supply is more variable than we’d like. Looking ahead, we’re keen to try applying this to growing crops in the spring as well as under-sowing winter cereals with clover to provide continuous cover in the arable rotation. “Explorer continues to be the mainstay of our spring cropping alongside 120ha of spring wheat grown on a seed contract and 60ha of maize for silage,” he says. “It does us well, competing strongly with second wheats in its margins and giving the workload spread so essential to our regime.” Please get in touch with Agrii or Viterra UK Ltd for more information about geographic suitability. FG

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Spring beans in PGRO DL trials.

Growers report respectable yields for quick-to-mature spring bean Yukon is a spring bean with the earliest maturity (9) on the PGRO Descriptive List (DL) with the added benefits of the highest equal Downy mildew resistance rating (8) and a high thousand seed weight (636). Chris Guest, managing director of LSPB, Yukon’s breeder, comments that experiences reported by growers on-farm confirm the ratings with very respectable yields and harvest dates up to 14 days before other growers in the area. In particular, its early harvest is a great plus for growers in the Borders and Scotland. In addition to its earliness, Yukon has an equal highest-on-DL rating of 9 for Downy mildew resistance along with LSPB’s variety Lynx. It therefore also has a good place for southern spring bean growers as

well as for the north of England and Scotland. Growers have also commented that it produces a big, bold sample and its high thousand seed weight adds to its marketability – a trait favoured for human consumption. Mr Guest notes that LSPB’s longterm track record and commitment to pulse breeding shows up well in the fact that 10 of the varieties on the current PGRO Descriptive List are from the company’s programme, giving growers a wide choice to suit their location and farm conditions. “Varieties such as spring bean Lynx have consistently been at the top of the PGRO list, and we are confident that our varieties will have a good year when the new DL is announced at CropTec on 24th November,” he adds. FG


Winter wheat variety’s successful season closes with its suitability for late drilling Garibaldi winter wheat has ended its successful first commercial season, and a survey of growers reports yields from just over 10t/ha to over 14t/ha, says breeder Bill Angus of Angus Wheats (right). As this year’s wheat drilling season draws to a close, the variety’s strong tillering means Garibaldi is well-suited to sowing from mid-October through to late-December – an attribute that will have been welcomed in what is a late season for many. “In our 2019–2021 trials, Garibaldi was compared to varieties which are often selected for the later drilling slot, and the results show it has a high degree of flexibility in its sowing date, and though a true winter wheat, its vernalisation requirement is not high,” notes Mr Angus. “And, of course, this can be good in a late drilling strategy to control black-grass. “In addition, Garibaldi offers growers welcome genetic diversity in the hard milling wheat sector and does not exploit the major genes


used in many high-risk varieties. “As populations of septoria and races of yellow rust have evolved in the last two years, robust disease resistance is becoming increasingly important. Garibaldi has been subject to high disease pressure during its selection, trial evaluation and now ‘on farm’ situations and to date has shown good adult plant resistance. “Unlike a number of ‘new’ winter wheat varieties, there has been no reduction in disease resistance ratings seen in either private trials or farm grown crops,” adds Mr Angus. FG

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Adaptability to season is key to spring barley success Focusing on establishment and maintaining high tiller numbers is key to high barley yields, but be reactive to the conditions, says Ron Granger, Limagrain UK’s arable technical manager.

available, which also offers feed potential.

Time of drilling Patience is required to wait for the right conditions for drilling – when weather and/or soil conditions allow for good seedbed preparation – in combination with rising soil and air temperatures. Limagrain UK trials show that earlier drilling in the spring encourages higher yields on lighter, free draining land that will dry and warm up faster than heavier, wetter soil types. But drilling early significantly increases the risk of disease, so consider varieties with strong disease resistance for this situation.

Seed rate

Spring barley is a valuable crop in the rotation, which can record good yield potential and high income with lower inputs, compared to many autumn sown cereals. Indeed, 2021 saw some very high yields from spring barley crops across the UK, as a result of a very good growing season, allowing for good establishment and healthy crop growth. Confidence in the crop remains; the AHDB Early Bird Survey (source: Defra) suggests that the area of spring barley grown in 2021 was 756Kha, and there is no reason that areas for 2022 should differ greatly. To ensure the success of the crop, it’s worth revisiting some of the key agronomic principles for establishment and maintaining high tiller counts – and recognise when to adapt these to accommodate conditions at the time.

Know your local market requirements Know the end market or contract that you are growing for, as this will

determine agronomic inputs. For example, understanding the correct nutrition for hitting desirable grain nitrogen percentage for the different malting barley markets. Also, depending on the locality and opportunities for export, the type of barley crop will be determined by the market sector targeted. These markets are dependent on the grain nitrogen percentage: • Distilling – 1.65% or lower • Brewing – 1.65–1.85% • Grain distilling – 1.85% plus • Feed – N/A.

Choose the right variety Variety choice is usually determined by the end-use or contract chosen. Look at the MBC malting barley approved list for 2022, to confirm which varieties are fully approved and which are still under test for the individual market requirements. Dual use varieties, such as LG Diablo, can be used for either brewing or distilling; LG Diablo is the highest yielding dual-use variety

Trials carried out by Limagrain, comparing variety seed rates over various seasons and regions, show that with the more vigorous, higher tillering varieties, the optimum seed rate is 350 seeds/m2 when drilling in ideal conditions around mid-March. This figure can be adjusted up or down depending on: • Weather • Drilling date • Seedbed quality • Moisture availability • The grower’s own experience on individual sites. A lower rate of 300–325 seeds/ m2 would suffice if drilling into an ‘onion bed’ in March. If forced to drill into April, due to the weather or for agronomic reasons such as black-grass control, push rates up to 400–450 seeds/m2.

Maintaining high tiller numbers After establishment, the most important factor for achieving high yield potential is high final tiller or ear counts. The high yields of 2019 and 2021 were achieved due to above average, higher final tiller counts, backing up the theory that final ear counts approaching 800/m2 achieve the

highest yield potential. The AHDB Barley Growth Guide suggests that the final ear target population should be around 775/m2 (three shoots/plant), however this is often underachieved, impacting on final yields.

Nitrogen and tiller numbers Spring barley has traditionally been a lower input crop with growers reluctant to increase nitrogen application rates, particularly in malting barley crops, through fear of exceeding maltsters’ grain nitrogen limits. However, Limagrain trials – carried out over several years – show the benefit of using higher nitrogen rates of 150kg/ha, based on a split nitrogen application of a standard 120kg/ha in the seedbed, plus an additional 30kg/ha at tillering, when compared to a standard seedbed application of 120kg/ha. This approach produced higher yields, without exceeding grain nitrogen percentage. High yielding LG Diablo responds well to the higher nitrogen levels, as nitrogen grain content dilution is achievable. Care should be taken on lighter soil types that are more prone to stress – here the majority of the standard nitrogen regime should be targeted early in the plant’s life. It’s important to be adaptable regarding the crop’s input regime, especially when crops are under stress from a period of drought. Crops that are stressed and not actively growing do not have the ability to utilise nutrients efficiently from the soil, and may benefit from a foliar application.

Macro and micro nutrition Macronutrients such as phosphate, potash, magnesium and sulphur should be applied either in the seedbed or soon after drilling, for strong rooting and early plant growth. Micronutrients – manganese, zinc, copper, iron and boron – can be applied at the stem extension phase of growth into flowering. Tissue analysis is always useful if targeting a very high yielding crop. FG

At a glance... • • • • • • •

Know your market Choose high tillering varieties such as LG Diablo for yield security Sow early if soil type and weather conditions allow Adjust seed rate from 350 seeds/m2 Aim for ear counts of at least 700/m2 Consider higher nitrogen rates on high yielding varieties Be prepared to implement changes regarding agronomic inputs according to the crop potential and the season in hand.

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Brewing benefits for dual-purpose spring barley Dual-purpose spring barley Laureate is well-established for malt distilling, but also looks an increasingly attractive option for growers targeting brewing, believes Tracy Creasy of breeder Syngenta, who offers timely agronomy tips.

Syngenta trials have shown how nitrogen fertiliser dose could be optimised to improve yield of Laureate while staying within certain brewing and malt distilling grain nitrogen specifications.

Although the 2021 growing season threw up many challenges, Laureate stood out as a consistent performer once again, says Syngenta cereal variety specialist, Tracy Creasy, producing strong, stable yields in AHDB Recommended List trials. “Consistent performance from a variety is clearly important for growers, but also for end users,” explains Mrs Creasy. “As well as full approval for malt distilling, Laureate also has full approval for brewing on the MBC approved varieties list. “With high fertiliser prices, there could be a lot more interest in growing spring malting barley this season, given its relatively low nitrogen (N) requirements. On the back of its 2021 performance, we feel Laureate has a lot of promise for farmers growing for brewing.” To get the best from Laureate, Mrs Creasy says growers should be aiming to establish about 300 plants/m2. Most spring barley is sown between mid-February and late March, she says, and seed rates will need adjusting according to sowing date. However, whenever it is sown, spring barley should always be planted into fine, firm and well-drained seedbeds, she stresses. “Poor seedbeds will slow down establishment, which could be detrimental as spring barley is only in the ground for a short period. “What is also crucial is to know what % grain N specification your


maltster is looking for. Generally, while malt distilling requires grain N below 1.65%, domestic brewing markets want 1.6–1.75% grain N, but it is important to check.

With high fertiliser prices, there could be a lot more interest in growing spring malting barley this season, given its relatively low nitrogen (N) requirements. “When growing Laureate for brewing, a split N dose before GS15 is the favoured practice. You need to take account of your own field situation, but Laureate trials over three years showed N fertiliser dose could be increased to 150kg/ha to increase yield without exceeding a 1.75% grain N brewing threshold. Yield did not increase if N went above 150kg/ha. “When growing Laureate for malt distilling, we suggest lower N doses and earlier application to keep grain N lower; either applying all the N in the seedbed or as a split application. Trials showed that a total N dose of 125 kg/ ha on Laureate helped to raise yield without exceeding 1.65% grain N. However, at 150 kg/ha N, the % grain N became marginal,” she adds.

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To reap maximum grain-filling potential from spring barley, Mrs Creasy says it is also important to maintain green leaf area against diseases, including ramularia. Growing a variety with a strong untreated yield is a good start, she says, and Laureate has delivered well in this area. “Laureate also scores well for mildew resistance, and has good rhynchosporium resistance on the AHDB spring barley Recommended List. However, in common with other spring barleys, brown rust may need managing. “In line with this, the SDHI-based fungicide Elatus Era is a good fit for Laureate. It offers powerful leaf protection and delivers outstanding brown rust activity. Importantly, it is also accepted for use on malting barley by the British Beer and Pub Association. “In a ramularia situation, trial plots have also shown that adding folpet to Elatus Era at T2 gave a positive yield response. “Another point to be aware of is that the high yield potential of modern spring barley varieties inevitably heightens the chance for lodging and brackling. Laureate’s compact straw height can help here, but a later application of ethephon as part of the PGR programme may be justified if the season requires it. A robust fungicide such as Elatus Era can also reduce brackling of barley,” she adds. FG 83420

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Reaping the benefits of cover crops, living mulches and herbal leys Last year, Agricology hosted a virtual event from the Cereals soil pit with NIAB and CFE, discussing herbal leys in arable rotations and opportunities for integrating livestock. Rachel Hicks reports. NIAB farming systems and soils specialist Nathan Morris began by explaining that a cover crop is primarily grown for the purpose of protecting, improving or augmenting between periods of regular (cash) crop production. The proven benefits of cover crops in terms of protecting or improving are: • They reduce erosion, run-off and nitrate leaching • Soil structural benefits with roots opening up soil porosity, aiding water holding capacity and providing fresh organic matter • Interrupting pest/disease cycles • Weed control • Biodiversity and habitat • Benefits from grazing and forage

where livestock is part of the farming system. Cover crop is an over-arching term, with specific sub-categories, including: Catch crop, which is grown to ‘catch’ the nitrogen in the soil and prevent nutrient losses via run-off and leaching; green manure, grown to improve nutrition and soil fertility for the following crop through the addition of fresh biomass; companion crop – a bi-cropping approach where one crop is being taken to yield (cash crop) and the other is being used to protect and improve (the cover crop); living mulch – this is usually an under-sown cover crop, typically intended for weed suppression; trap and bio-fumigant crops, which are usually associated

with pest or weed management via metabolite production. The duration of a cover crop typically falls under four categories. Very short season covers are used for 2–3 months or less, such as catch crops to mop up nutrients that would otherwise be lost ahead of the following crop. Short season covers of 3–7 months are the most common and predominantly used in arable scenarios, typically sown in late summer and destroyed just ahead of the drilling of spring crops. Seasonlong covers last typically 8–12 months. They are more popular in organic rather than conventional rotations. Longer duration cover crops of over 12 months are associated with organic practice or permanent/perennial cropping systems.

Cover crop species These are split into two – legumes and non-legumes. Typical legumes include vetch, clovers, peas, beans and trefoil. Non-legumes include brassicas, such as mustards and radish; grass, such as rye and oats; and others such as phacelia, buckwheat and chicory, which can be used in specific rotational situations for example when there are brassicas within the rotation. There are both benefits and

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considerations when planning cover crops, particularly in terms of rotational conflict. You need to choose the species according to the objective. Mr Morris explained how AHDB funded a long-term project (PR620) entitled the Maxi Cover Crop project. The study measured the impact of seven cover crop species and three mixes on soil properties (structure, nitrogen supply and biological activity), with an untreated control (weedy stubble), provided new data on cover crop rooting and evaluated the performance of the subsequent two crops in the rotation. The Maxi Cover Crop project showed that: • Early establishment (August rather than September) is important to maximise the benefits of cover crops. • Highest N recovery was achieved by using either species that were able to fix N from the atmosphere (e.g. clover and vetch) or establish good above or below ground biomass, early in the season (radish, phacelia and rye). • Soil structural improvement from a single year of cover cropping was difficult to detect. However, at two of the tramline trial sites with medium textured soils, penetration continued over…

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resistance, bulk density and visual structural scores were lower (i.e. ‘better’) where cover crops had been grown, indicating improved soil structure and workability. Earthworm numbers were also increased where a five species mix (comprising phacelia, oats, oil radish, clover and buckwheat) were grown. Cover cropping on heavy textured soils can result in increased topsoil moisture content, probably as a result of the vegetative cover preventing evaporation from the soil surface. Late destruction and incorporation of a high cover crop biomass (< 1 week prior to drilling) resulted in poor seedbed conditions for the establishment of the following cash crop. Cereal cover crops should not be grown ahead of a spring cereal cash crop. At the experimental sites, spring barley establishment, rooting depth and grain yields were all reduced following oat and rye cover crops. The reason for this is uncertain, but N immobilisation, and pest and pathogen carry-over (‘green bridge’) have been cited as possible causes A buckwheat cover crop may enhance P availability to the subsequent cash crop A single year of cover cropping does not improve gross margins. The benefits from changes in soil physical properties or nutrient dynamics are unlikely to appear within the two years of the project so the longer-term use of cover crops over a full rotation (including more than one year of cover cropping) is required to fully assess the impact on margins.

Grass and herbal leys in arable systems NIAB’s Dr Lydia Smith, reporting from the NIAB Innovation Farm, explained

that both complex and more simple herbal leys can provide huge levels of diversity – above ground and also in terms of their different root structures below ground, which Dr Smith likened to a below-ground canopy. The difference between holding a herbal ley for three years versus two years looks, from early research, to be significant. To assess the benefits of herbal leys versus grassland, sheep farmer Andrew Rouse took 150 of his lamb stock to the herbal ley at Duxford. Within 10 days, the sheep put on 1.5–2kg. After being moved to the second ley of grass and clover, the sheep didn’t put any weight on. One plant within the herbal ley mix also naturally worms the sheep, adding to the benefits of them being on disease-free arable land compared to regularly grazed livestock ground.

arable/ley crop rotations. So how can we encourage this? Ms Cooledge suggests you could use flying flocks, or partnerships between farms. So what is the benefit for the arable farmer? • Livestock excreta can increase soil organic matter content, by trampling in the dung and biomass • Reducing agrochemical inputs – urine is loaded with nitrogen • Disrupt pest lifecycles • Improve biodiversity • Grazing livestock can deplete weed seedbanks, therefore help to manage weeds such as black-grass. • Avoid overgrazing. Overgrazing will open up the plant canopy, encouraging other undesirable weeds and add to compaction on soil – there has to be a balance. You can view the full webinar via the Agricology YouTube account.

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Emily Cooledge, a PhD student at Bangor University, is part of a project looking at the effects of livestock within arable rotations. According to Ms Cooledge, soil degradation costs England and Wales £0.9–1.2 billion annually (Reference: Graves et al (2015). The total costs of soil degradation in England and Wales. Ecological Economics. Vol: 119. PP: 339–413). Approximately 85% of this is caused by the loss of soil organic matter and through compaction either by machinery or by livestock – so it’s a shared problem in both arable and livestock farming systems. Ms Cooledge explained that livestock are crucial for recycling nutrients within the system, as within a mown system, you’re removing all the biomass, along with the carbon and nitrogen. You’re not giving the soil a chance to recover the benefits from the plant biomass. Other countries are already using integrated livestock programmes, but in the UK we don’t have anything similar other than the

According to Rhys Jenkins, owner and founder of Wild Wales Seeds, the mix you choose will depend on what you want to do with the soil, and whether it will be grazed or not. He commented: “We do bespoke mixes for customers. Some farmers will want a bit of clover, some won’t. For example, the sheep boys will want to avoid certain things that won’t do the sheep any good. The livestock boys are coming into it a lot more now, for example with mob grazing, they want the mix of a herbal ley, something deep rooting, shallow rooting, a mixture of different root depths to help condition the soil and help with drainage. But if they’re not

going to graze it, they tend to have a mix of everything – black oats, lucerne, clovers, mustard... “I think every farmer is looking into regenerative ag more and more. It’s slowly becoming the way forward, especially with weather conditions being so extreme. If you’ve got cover crops, there’s the benefit of those warm, dry prolonged spells and not having bare soil being dried out – having something there rooting and shading the soil. “Then you’ve got the complete opposite, lots of rain – we had over an inch of rain last night on the farm. But when you’ve got something deeprooted growing away, it’s amazing the difference it makes with the rain being able to get away a lot quicker and having somewhere to go.”

Getting established There are various ways to establish cover crops, from a seeder unit attached to a cultivator, to broadcasting directly onto the surface and rolling, to treating it like a standard crop and drilling it for the larger seed varieties. As one option, Denis Doyle Ltd claims its Doyle Air Seeder is a simple and accurate pneumatic seeder to meter and spread small seeds. Driven by a 12V motor, the high-capacity twin electric impeller fans ensure reliable seed dispersal. With a maximum working width of up to 8m, the Vario Seeder is capable of sowing fine seeds such as mustard and turnip, with a rate as low as 1kg/ha, to sowing grass seed at 60kg/ha. FG

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Arable Cover crop termination Hutchinsons agronomist and regional technical support manager Alice Cannon shares her learnings on terminating cover crops. Terminating a catch/intercrop: These covers may have been drilled in the early summer and be of good height. Grazing or mowing can be used to manage top growth. Most drills will be able to drill straight into these covers as the roots anchor the top growth, allowing clean movement through. Treatment with glyphosate/Kyleo should occur 3–4 days before drilling. Grazing a cover: Grazing

management is vital to success, especially on heavy land. The aim is to graze 60% and trample the remaining cover promoting exudate and nutrient release. Covers should be mob grazed (high numbers on a small area of land, moved every few days). Lighter land is more forgiving and will allow a more relaxed approach. When should I terminate my cover? Clay-based soils are wetter, so moisture management is critical. They should be terminated by the end of November. Light soils are less problematic and can be terminated at any time so long as following crop issues have been addressed. How does my following

crop affect termination? This depends on the cover type. Some broadleaved covers (radish and phacelia) have a tolerance to glyphosate and therefore need the use of Kyleo (glyphosate + 24D) for complete control. However, if you are following a broadleaved cover with a cereal crop, you can finish off the broadleaved covers in the following cereal. Remember that where you have used cereal covers preceding cereal commercial crops you will need 40 days to elapse between termination and sowing of a following cereal crop due to allelopathy. Therefore, I would never recommend using cereal covers especially preceding spring

cereal crops. Where the cover is ploughed down, this is less of an issue but arguably negates the value of the cover. However, this may be needed where following crops cannot cope with the residue (sugar beet/ potatoes). Can I drill on the green? Quite possibly. You do not always need a new strip or direct drill to drill into a cover. The success of direct drilling is down to biomass management and will be down to initial species choice. Do crimp rollers work? Crimping is ideal for protecting soils against moisture loss, erosion, and weeds, but relies on hard frosts to be an effective alternative to glyphosate.

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Low-cost cropping options for the spring

The current exceptionally high prices for fertiliser and possible issues in getting deliveries on time in the spring are resulting in many farmers looking for lower input cropping options. The main options for most farmers will be spring beans, peas and spring barley. Certified seed will be in strong demand. With limited availability and high prices for certified seed, farm-saved seed could be the best option for most growers, typically saving £80–100/t on seed costs. Spring beans: When using farm-saved spring beans, it is advisable to get them tested first. The key tests are germination, stem nematode, ascochyta and thousand grain weight. Bean seed is often lower in germination than cereals – typically 80–90%. This is usually acceptable for bean seed, as seed rates can be raised to off-set this. The sample should be free of stem nematode and ascochyta. Stem nematode can infect the soil sometimes for over 10 years from infected seed, so a zero tolerance is advised here.

Field peas: When farm-saving pea seed it is advisable to get the seed tested first, especially testing for germination, ascochyta and thousand grain weight. A good yield of high-quality peas is key to profitability, and good establishment is vital. Seed treatment products containing phosphites and trace elements, especially manganese, are useful to help get peas started. Spring barley: The area of spring barley in the UK has increased significantly over the past few years, often as a result of wet weather making the sowing of autumn cereals difficult. There has also been the need to move to spring cropping as part of a black-grass management strategy. A further driver is the high price of fertiliser; the lowest cost option will be to grow spring barley for malting, and it is important to grow the varieties

that are in demand from local maltsters. The most cost-effective way of establishing a good crop of spring barley is to use farm-saved seed, which results in a saving of typically around £80–100/t. Seed processing: When farm saving seed, it is important to have it professionally cleaned, graded and treated by an NAAC Mobile Seed Processor. Although seed in the barn may look clean off the combine, closer inspection usually shows a range of problems that need to be addressed. These include small seeds, broken seeds, shrivelled or diseased seeds, weed seeds, awns, bits of straw, wood, stone and metal. Some farmers have questioned the need for a seed treatment in the spring. Most seed has some seed-borne disease present on it, which is becoming more widespread and, once on the farm, can be difficult to eradicate. Disease spores are also present in the soil and seed treatments help to reduce the risk from these too. If planning to sow untreated seed, it is vital to get the seed tested for disease first. Seed testing can cost over £100/sample to cover all the main seed borne diseases. Spring crop establishment can be greatly improved by using seed treatments which contain manganese and/or amino acids and phosphites. These products provide vital nutrition to get the crop going until it has a welldeveloped rooting structure of its own to seek out nutrition from the soil. Your NAAC Mobile Seed Processor can assist you in getting your spring sown crop off to the best possible start and organise any seed testing that is required. FG

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Soil damage prevention and cure Cultivation measures need to evolve in-line with the increasing move towards regenerative agricultural practices, according to independent soil and cultivations consultant Philip Wright, who spoke at the Midlands Machinery Show in November. ditches for water movement and clear them if necessary. And they should dig pits to assess the soil structure and profile, said Mr Wright. “Pits need not be deep – most about a spade depth, with some deeper through the subsoil – but enough holes should be dug to get an accurate picture across a field,” he explained. “This is where attention to detail is key because different areas like slopes, hollows, soil changes and wet areas may require different strategies.” Where pits reveal blue, anaerobic patches or absence of roots, resulting from long-term cultivation pans, targeted cultivations could be used to break them up. Fields should never be left bare, he warned. “Whether it is a cover crop or volunteers and stubble through the winter, the action of roots will improve drainage and structure.” As the strategy unfolds, Mr Wright recommends introducing min-till in a stepped approach. For example, strip tillage could be used in areas needing structural improvement, allowing less intrusive direct drilling to follow once structure has improved. As the soil improves and root depths increase, cultivations can be

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Visitors to the Midlands Machinery Show benefitted from Mr Wright’s top tips on maintaining soil health, as well as advice to growers considering a switch to min-till, in a seminar entitled ‘Soil damage prevention and cure – the pathway to regenerative agriculture’. It is important to understand at the outset that some soils are better suited to min- or no-till practice than others, said Mr Wright. “Soils in the UK are often not naturally self-structuring and direct drill strategies can result in short- and medium-term yield losses – especially if their structure is compromised at the outset.” For example, sands that are prone to slumping and non-calcareous high-clay soils with a high silt fraction, where fine particles can block water movement, need very careful management to maintain yields, he explained. “The aim for all soils is to build resilience using biological and root growing actions, and if needed, a tailored cultivation programme which aids structure while minimising damage.” The first step is to know what the soil structure is like and the state of drainage – both natural and installed. Farmers should check outfalls and

further tweaked (less being more in many cases) to maintain soil structure and health. Central to this is minimising compaction, which can reduce yield losses on trafficked areas by 10% or more. As well as low levels of natural resilience, compaction is caused by fieldwork in bad weather, high axle loads and tyre pressures. Ultimately, using tailored advice and an optimised combination of roots and cultivation to improve structure will reduce remedial tillage and lead to sustainable improvements in structure, concluded Mr Wright. FG

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It’s clearly understood that improved farm productivity is good for business and more recently, for carbon. But the challenge has always been how to measure the cost of producing a particular crop with regards to carbon. Hutchinsons’ new Omnia Carbon Cost of Production tool has been designed to tackle just this. Trialled and tested across Hutchinsons Helix farms, the Production tool allows growers to calculate the carbon cost of their operations on a per field basis in terms of both £/t CO2/t or CO2/ha. To date, Omnia users have been able to identify both the poorest and best performing areas of a field as well as create average cost of production information. Now, Omnia’s newly developed Carbon Production tool allows users to this with Carbon. From this autumn, users will be able to calculate on a field and sub field basis, the financial and CO2 equivalent positions related to growing a particular crop. All the data is presented in map form, so it is possible to see how across a single field, different areas cost different amounts to produce in terms of carbon and pounds, and then also to compare these costs on one screen. Importantly, it is also possible to bring in additional data such as yield maps to see how yield impacts carbon and monetary efficiency. Unsurprisingly, yield is still key even in terms of carbon efficiency. The basis for these values has been provided by the Farm Carbon Toolkit. Becky Willson of the company says partnering with Hutchinsons has allowed the capabilities of the Farm Carbon Toolkit calculator to increase immensely. “What’s been really interesting and exciting for us has been the ability to take the data contained within our carbon calculator – which has been designed for looking at the carbon balance across the whole farm

– and break it down into field, and even sub-field, level. “This will allow users to delve into greater detail than was available before. In terms of what’s possible from a management perspective, this will enable growers to make far more accurate decisions as the impact of fieldmanagement on carbon status is so clear.” The national Helix Technology Development Farm is hosted courtesy of Andrew (left) and William Pitts of JW Pitts & Sons, located at Mears Ashby and Whiston in Northamptonshire. Andrew Pitts has seen the tool in action and for him, it offers another layer of accuracy to understanding what it costs to produce a crop – both financially and in terms of carbon. After two very wet winters, Andrew says the decision-making he’s faced this autumn is a prime example of how the Carbon Cost of Production tool could be used. “While our primary cultivation is always direct drilling, this year we’ve got some ground that’s a bit tight, so we’ve had to move the soil. “Our environmental and carbon footprint is something we’re really prioritising on farm so, in my mind, I’ve had to think about which is the lowest carbon way of moving soil. Is it hiring a Challenger? Or would I have been better to run a low disturbance subsoiler over the ground? Now I’ll be able to take the guess work out of it and make educated, informed decisions.” The work doesn’t stop here, the next stage of development within Omnia will allow users to create potential in field ‘what if‘ scenarios to measure the potential impact of particular practices and inputs on carbon emissions and yields. This will be available later this year. FG

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Brand new beet harvester proves its worth Norfolk contractor Paul Stent took delivery of a brand new Vervaet Q-616 harvester at the beginning of this year’s sugar beet campaign from UK importers J Riley Beet Harvesters (UK) Ltd. He told Farmers Guide how he found it. Mr Stent has been contract harvesting since 2001, during which time he has dealt exclusively with Rileys – purchasing 19 machines from the company. For over 10 years, Paul operated a succession of six-wheel Beet Eater 625s alongside smaller four-wheel Vervaet machines, before standardising last year on a pair of lighter four-wheel Vervaet Q-616s. His latest new machine

replaced an existing Q-616 and works alongside a year-old example. “We ran a Q-616 alongside a 625 for two years,” explains Mr Stent. “Apart from the larger holding tank, we didn’t really see any other benefits of the six-wheel machine. The Q-616’s output was as good, and I think the cleaning was too due to more of each turbine actually being used. It’s about 8t lighter, so it’s kinder on the field. Admittedly,

I do miss the 625’s Mercedes engine – that machine would pull an ocean liner, and I miss the tank capacity slightly. But we run a 20t Bailey trailer and, when unloading on the move in a good crop, I can fill it. “Manoeuvrability is extremely good,” adds Mr Stent. “You can just spin it round and set back into the row. The new screen in the cab is handy as you can change a lot of options from the front screen. The lifting gear is excellent. I’ve no grievance against other makes of harvesters, I think they’ve got their places with some machines better suited to some conditions than others, but with the mixture of land we lift on the Vervaet turbine machine suits us best. I can’t really see any reason to ever go away from a Vervaet.” Even the best machines can break down, but if anything does go wrong Mr Stent knows that he can rely on first class service from everyone at J Riley Beet Harvesters (UK) Ltd. “Rileys looks after us very well,” he

says. “Workshop manager Harry Skeet’s wealth of knowledge is just unrivalled. They’ve got a very good team and, if I’ve got a problem, I’m pleased to see any one of their fitters. We’ve built up a great relationship with Jeremy and his guys over the years with a lot of trust and respect both ways – it’s mutual.” Although operating the right machinery is obviously important to Mr Stent’s business, he places even greater emphasis on the people who operate within it. “I’m very lucky having the team that I work with and the farmers I deal with – it’s all about a team effort,” he reckons. “Wayne Hammond, who drives the other harvester, has been with us for 20 years. His attention to detail is secondto-none, he is a fantastic operator and he is actually the reason we went to two machines. A successful beet operation is only as good as the trailer drivers, and both Joe Barber and Leeroy Green have been with me quite a few years now and they are excellent, I don’t know how I would replace them.” FG

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Pre-emergence sprays in beet Pre-emergence herbicides allow flexibility in the timings of first post-emergence sprays but, more importantly, they should be considered where black-grass is expected. There are only three actives approved for use pre-emergence in sugar and fodder beet in England – these are quinmerac, metamitron and ethofumesate. Table 1 gives example products. Individual product labels should be checked as they are not all the same, they can have significant differences. It is important to note that ethofumesate has an ‘active

restriction’ in that ‘a maximum total dose of 1.0kg/ha of active over a three-year period on the same field applies’. Don’t forget to check if ethofumesate has been used on wheat or on grassland-seed crops. Where black-grass is the target, then ethofumesate + metamitron should be first choice as both have activity on black-grass – apply either as straights or as a formulated mix.

At least 500g a.i. ethofumesate should be applied pre-em but keep 500g a.i in reserve for use postemergence. If Conviso beet are being grown,

then the use of a pre-emergence spray can be useful to ensure that the one permitted application of Conviso One can be applied at the optimum time to control weed beet. FG

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Hosted by Review chairperson Nicola Perry of Corteva Agriscience, the session began with a summary of the weather for the 2020/2021 crop season, provided by Peter Lutman. Mr Lutman has worked mainly within cereals and OSR across his broad career, particularly focusing on the environmental impact of weed control. He provided context as to what the weather was like for the last 12 months, and the impact this may have had on weed burdens and weed control. He summarised that a reasonably benign autumn was followed by an unexceptional winter, although snow and icy conditions came soon after Christmas. Spring remained very cold as well as dry, with lower-than-average temperatures into May, although the rain returned. In the run-up to harvest, the weather was unsettled, which delayed the start. Overall, Mr Lutman described the year as “unsettled” with the Met Office recording a number of floods and incidents of storm damage. Next up was Dr Alastair Leake (pictured), Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

director of policy and project director of the Allerton Project in Loddington UK. His talk focused on the holistic approach in terms of farming systems, soil management and weed control, dividing the topic into the different farming methods.

Mixed organic Dr Leake explained that this is the most basic approach to agriculture, with restorative and exploitative phases. Fertility-restoring phases are alternated with cash cropping (the exploitative phase), and both phases are based around legumes. Farmyard manure (FYM) allows fertility to be shifted from the pastoral phase to the arable one, while soil type and condition, the availability of nitrogen and weed pressure determines the length of the arable phase. Nitrogen and the availability of it within the system is key, and within a mixed system you have the benefit of FYM – both while livestock are at grass and also while they’re in the sheds in winter, which can be retained and used for the

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arable phase. The Project found it was very important to control docks and thistles in the ley period. These are not usually a problem in conventional farming as they are controlled by glyphosate unintentionally, as part of black-grass control, but when

glyphosate is not an option, they become a problem. Dr Leake said the results showed that doubling the seed rate in November to create a really competitive crop is key for weed control. The Project also tried a novel approach to reduce weed germination by trying to restrict light at drilling. The team borrowed military hardware in the form of night vision goggles to allow the farmer to drill at night while also using a ‘cowl’ draped over the drill, as well as just using the ‘cowl’ during the day, which Dr Leake reckons did record some interesting results. There was a slight reduction where the cowl was used, and a greater reduction when drilled at night – not enough of an effect to actually prevent a weed problem, but it could be used within other IPM measures, to sequentially suppress weeds at every opportunity you get. The Project also found there were difficulties with weeds such as chickweed being carried over from grass swards into the following arable crop, in which case mechanical control is required for organic farming systems. Dr Leake commented that beans will survive harrowing as long as you do it before the stems go

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hollow, but after hollowing occurs this would cause too much crop damage. Lessons learned in relation to mechanical weed control were: • Mechanical weeding was only effective when the soil surface is dry • Cereals are resilient to mechanical weeding, but broadleaved crops less so • Nitrogen mineralisation is useful • Harrow-comb weeders are selectively effective – successful on trailing weeds but not on rooted weeds • Inter-row harrows are nonselective – you need to ensure they are driven very carefully to avoid damaging wildlife and the crop rows • You can drill cereal up to 20cm before seeing a yield reduction, which can assist in mechanical weeding/interrow hoeing between rows. Spacings at 25cm saw greater reduction • When the inter-row hoe was trialled in lupins, the experiment worked well in terms of weed control, but as the stems are quite fleshy, it led to some damage which then led to disease entering the crop. So currently there are no real organic options

for managing weeds in lupins.

Stockless organic systems (all-arable) There is a strong market demand for organic cereals for both human consumption and livestock rations, and there are also huge infrastructure and management barriers to bringing back livestock to all-arable farms. In this system, the mower/topper replaced the stock. Cutting and mulching maximises fertility, plus you’re topping weeds before they shed their seeds. Hand-rogueing does become relevant in a system such as this, but to prevent a weed disaster from building up, sometimes total crop destruction via a mower may need to take place. Following various experiments, Dr Leake concluded that total organic farming is not likely to work well enough in the UK, so integrated farm management is likely to be more effective and useful.

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entails the use of modified herbicide dose rates, with threshold approaches and reduced tillage. For example, if you have a weed within a crop which isn’t likely to damage the current crop, but could cause issues for the following one, the approach could be to minimise soil disturbance, raking the field post-harvest to mix the soil with chopped straw and mix the seeds lightly into the ground to germinate. Then all that’s needed is a shower of rain to green up the field. This improves the natural environment for bird populations such as grey partridge, and insect populations too.

Conservation ag The guiding principles of conservation ag are minimum soil disturbance, maximum soil cover and diverse crop rotation. Under plough-based systems where you loosen the soil particles, there is more water run-off – with phosphates being carried with it. Earthworm numbers in non-inversion tillage build up massively, which makes soil better able to deal with high rainfall events as well as drought conditions, by both increasing drainage and also allowing crops to

use the worm channels to reach down to underground water. In terms of direct drilled cover crops, Dr Leake explained that some can be really useful when it comes to increasing organic matter in the soil, and keeping moisture in it too (although they can also cause soils to become too wet by preventing surface evaporation). They also assist with soil erosion. Early sown wheat and barley crops can’t be used as much anymore, due to black-grass, so being able to put down some soil cover ahead of drilling, then delaying that drilling and going directly into the cover crop works very well for soil health and weed control. Once the cover crop emerges, it can be sprayed off with herbicide, allowing the drilled but not yet emerged crop to come through. When wheat is direct drilled into a grass ley, you avoid bringing up the grass seed, and take advantage of the stale seedbed, but this does rely on glyphosate, which needs serious stewardship. Dr Leake commented that he had used min-till methods for 20 years, but the black-grass burden hit critical level so they ploughed it to reduce the black-grass. However, the plough also brought up charlock seed, which had not been seen for the past 20 years

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which shows how long seeds can remain viable in the seedbank.

Regenerative agriculture According to Dr Leake, the key elements are to turn it back to mixed farming, increase the diversity in cropping, move away from carbonintensive ploughing to min till to minimise soil disturbance, increase and maintain live roots due to cover crops and multi-species leys, which finish sheep faster than any other crops on the farm, and put vigour back into the soil. On his farm, he keeps the ley for three years, then grazes off hard, then glyphosates. The black-grass that emerges is massively depleted, but does still manage to come through in year four. But Dr Leake offered one more trick – if direct drilling hybrid barley into the ground

as they come out of the three-year ley, in the fourth year it is so competitive it almost 100% clears the black-grass, allowing a good seedbed for the wheat crop in year five and beyond until the black-grass pressure begins to build again.


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Enhanced Efficiency Fertilisers (EEFs)

Answering your questions in this month’s column is Tom Land – Agrii fertiliser technical manager essential element when considering With the current price of fertilisers Nitrogen Use Efficiency. how can I maximise Nitrogen Use To find out more about how to Efficiency (NUE) on farm? maximise NUE, speak to a FACTSThere are a number of steps qualified advisor. you can take to ensure you are applying the optimum amount of N, but here are four key points to consider What is the benefit of using nitrification inhibitors? Can they as a start: help to reduce the environmental Calculate the breakeven ratio – impact of fertilisers? by looking at the average price of N Yes – inhibitors have been proven to purchases in relation to average crop reduce the environmental impact of value, you can ensure that optimum fertilisers. Using the product Liqui-Safe economic value is being achieved from as an example, we have found the the crop. following environmental benefits: Soil testing – for example, soil Air quality – reduced volatilisation mineral nitrogen testing such as N-min of ammonia from liquid fertiliser. can help to understand how available Water quality – reduced mineralised N might be, enabling a movement of soil mineral nitrogen more targeted approach. through the soil profile, and therefore Timing – Time N according to reduced leaching. crop need and measure captured crop Soil biology – Liqui-Safe has nitrogen, not calendar date. This can been shown to increase mycorrhizal maximise crop uptake, and prevent colonisation, which improves nutrient losses to the environment. Farmers Guide Half Page w bleed.pdf 1 30/11/2020 14:19:01 cycling and uptake. Always use sulphur – sulphur is an

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With the difficulty in justifying phosphorus applications on high indices soils, how can I maximise P availability? Technologies are available to help release phosphorus tied up in soil pools. These technologies are particularly important on high P indices soils, when applications cannot be justified, but the crop is very responsive to phosphorus (e.g. vegetable crops). Due to its nature, P can cause environmental pollution by soil erosion. However, as it is particularly important for crop rooting, we need to ensure that crop demands are met. To find out more about EEFs, please get in touch or read more

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Thank you to those who completed Agrii’s Green Horizons survey. You can now view a summary of results at www.agrii. As a sponsor of this year’s CPM Climate Change Champions Award, Agrii took part in a round table discussion, where the finalists discussed their work on soil resilience and the winner was crowned Two more Green Horizons podcasts have been released recently on benchmarking and our farmer network – listen at

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A new definition of wide-width seed drills

Bednar Efecta CE 12000 during a UK demonstration in England with a Case IH Magnum Rowtrac 400.

Bednar has expanded its portfolio of wide machines with the Efecta CE, offering large farming operations an integrated technological line that starts with crop residue management, through to soil cultivation and preparation, and ends with seeding. The Efecta CE seed drill is built on a robust frame, onto which a double-chamber pressurised 6,000-litre capacity tank is mounted. The pressurised version of the tank allows for excellent fertiliser

distribution at a dose of up to 250kg/ha and a seeding amount of up to 300kg/ha. The drill coulter sections are mounted on the side frames using a parallelogram and each drill

coulter uses its own parallelogram within the time-tested PSP (Perfect Seed Placement) system. The combination of such mounting provides excellent contour following and maintaining a constant depth

of seeding along the entire working width. Bednar seed drills offer a selection of inter-row seeding spacing. In the case of the Efecta CE seed drill, customers can choose between a row spacing of 12.5 or 16.7cm. Bednar claims the Efecta CE with a working width of 12m is the most versatile seed drill on the market, making it suitable for CTF operations. There are four alternatives for the front working equipment (Profi/ Turbo/Ferti coulters and the Crushbar) that can be mounted in front of the disc drill coulters, giving flexibility of uses; direct drilling and companion cropping, to name but two. The Efecta CE is equipped with four distribution heads for even distribution of seed/fertiliser to the individual drill coulters and for the ability to apply high doses of fertiliser and seeds. That ensures the same distance to all drill coulters from the distribution head and an even application of fertiliser and seeds. This solution also offers a sectional control by every three metres of the working width. FG



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Rob Jackson (left) of Bauer UK & Ireland, with Graeme Renton, Renton Farm Services, Dunbar, a new Bauer irrigation equipment sales, service and parts dealer.

New Scottish franchise for irrigation equipment dealer network A new sales, service and parts dealer for Bauer irrigation equipment is offering potential customers a ‘try before you buy’ demonstration of the Rainstar irrigation reel’s features and performance. Renton Farm Services has taken on the Bauer franchise at farm-based premises near Dunbar to support potato and field-scale vegetable growers throughout East Lothian. Director Graeme Renton said: “Six years ago we started a family-run business sourcing and supplying

parts for farm machinery and related equipment. “As potato growers and users of a couple of elderly Bauer irrigation reels ourselves, I was aware of local support being limited, so approached Bauer about taking on the franchise.”

With an agreement in place, Mr Renton took the plunge by ordering two new Rainstar E irrigation reels for stock – and the move paid off as the first of those units has already been put to work on a local farm. “It was a bit of a gamble, but I’m pretty confident of finding customers because as a premium product the Bauer reel irrigator has a strong reputation for performance and durability; our own machines are 26 years old and still relatively hasslefree,” he said. Adrian Tindall and Rob Jackson, who handle Bauer interests in the UK and Ireland, have welcomed Renton Farm Services’ appointment. “It’s been good to see Graeme looking ahead by stocking two machines in readiness for his involvement with Bauer, and having one in the yard will be useful for growers wanting to have a look at the latest Rainstar product,” said Mr Jackson. “I would urge growers considering a change of irrigator to also look ahead as we’ve been taking orders and securing build slots at Bauer’s very busy factory for nextyear deliveries.” Like the first unit sold, the Rainstar E31 10/470 turntable reel

available for viewing at Graeme Renton’s premises is equipped with tandem axles and a hydraulic drawbar jack, plus Bauer’s Ecostar 6000 controller, which is now fitted as standard for the UK and Ireland. This touchscreen display provides easy access to settings, remote access to adjust wind-in speed, and provides interruption, fault, ‘distance to go’ and ‘run finished’ text notifications among its functions. Growers using several Rainstar irrigators can opt for the SmartRain telematics system, which in addition to compiling detailed irrigation event records including water consumption, can be set-up with selected manager and field operator notifications. This avoids information overload while easing irrigator fleet management through the SmartRain mobile device app. “Buying irrigation equipment is an investment that has to be considered over the long-term with respect to the total cost of ownership,” said Mr Renton. “The Bauer product is very attractive in that respect because of the reliability, performance and durability that comes from using high quality precision components and a fully galvanised chassis and reel structure.” FG




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Machinery Celebrations marking the opening of Ernest Doe Power’s new Ashford, Kent depot in late October provided an opportunity for new and existing customers to inspect latest products from all the main franchises.

Impressive support as Kent dealer depot opens Official opening celebrations at Ernest Doe Power’s new Ashford, Kent depot in late October attracted many visitors – demonstrating strong support for the dealer and demand for its products and services. David Williams reports. The new depot is at Woodchurch, near Ashford and will provide sales and service support for the same line-up of quality brands also available from the eight existing Ernest Doe Power outlets across East Anglia and the South East. “Previously customers in this area were supported from our branches at Dartford, or Ringmer in East Sussex,” explained Ashford branch manager Steve Patfield. “But this wasn’t ideal due to the distance involved and frequent heavy traffic, so the new location will be far more convenient.”

Ideal location Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd managing director Angus Doe explained that seven alternative sites were considered before deciding to acquire and replace an existing transport yard at Woodchurch with purpose-designed workshops, offices, stores facilities and a showroom. “We wanted a site offering easy access for customers and suppliers, and to avoid built-up locations,” he said. “The new buildings are spacious and modern, providing a comfortable

More than 500 new and existing customers attended the event, which started at 3pm and continued until late evening.

 Managing director Angus Doe welcomed visitors and explained why the company had invested in the location.

environment for our sales and service teams and the depot is easy to reach from anywhere this side of the county.” Case IH area sales manager John McAuley said that the site is ideal. “The number of people who attended the open evening confirms that a new depot was needed here, and we are very confident that it will do well.”

Quality brands Like other Ernest Doe Power depots, the main brand is Case IH, which

is complemented by Bednar, SIP, Spearhead, Maschio, Dal-Bo, Lemken, Shelbourne Reynolds, Iseki, Spread-aBale, Richard Western, KRM, Marston Trailers and Teagle. MX loaders and linkages are also supplied, as well as tools and accessories from Draper, Sparex and other reputable brands. The new workshop has four large bays and plenty of height to accommodate the largest products, including Axial-Flow combines and Quadtrac tracked tractors, and the stores and showroom area features attractive displays of toys, tools, clothing, and spare parts.

Meeting demand “From conversations with many customers, we knew there was strong demand for a depot in this area,” continued Steve. “The open evening attracted a lot of existing customers, but we were also very pleased to meet so many farmers and contractors who haven’t dealt with Ernest Doe Power previously. They are clearly delighted by this investment in their area and say they will consider us when making future purchases. We expect 2022 to be busy.” FG

Visitors enjoyed the opportunity to socialise and meet the Ernest Doe Power team.

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The dealer took on the Dal-Bo franchise in 2010, and the range has proved popular. “Steve Patfield is well known to farmers and contractors in the area and heads up a great team at the Ashford depot,” commented Dal-Bo sales manager for the UK Steve Atkin (left), who is pictured with sales assistant Thomas Atkin. “Ernest Doe Power is enjoying another very successful year of sales of both our arable and grassland product ranges. “It helps that the sales teams are strongly committed to our range and confidently recommend the brand to customers. Stocks of popular models are kept at all the depots and can be supplied quickly. The new depot is in a fantastic location surrounded by potential users for all our products, and we are confident that sales growth will continue.”

“The impressive attendance demonstrates the excellent support for Ernest Doe Power,” commented Opico Maschio sales director Charles Bedforth (pictured on the left with territory manager Harvey Sherwin). “The new depot demonstrates the Doe family’s commitment to the industry, and for customers who previously had to travel to Dartford to view products and collect parts this location will appeal. “This year we have seen very strong sales of products including power harrows and flail mowers, but the biggest increase in demand has been for rotary cultivators. There has been considerable interest in Maschio products this evening and with what is effectively a new sales area for Ernest Doe Power, there will be many opportunities for additional sales.

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“Stocking commitments have allowed Ernest Doe Power to offer shorter lead times and guarantee delivery dates,” explained Shelbourne Reynolds area sales representative Ian TaylorBalls. Ian said that sales volumes of hedgecutters and diet feeders have been particularly high this year, and that when demonstrations have been provided, many customers have placed orders immediately and requested that demonstration machines are left on the farms. “The dealer places large stock orders and reserves build slots, so customers wanting particular specifications can have exactly what they need and often with only short lead times even though our production lines are at full capacity,” continued Ian. “We are very pleased with the new depot’s location which will appeal to many existing users of our products and also encourage interest from those currently using other brands.”

Pictured with a Farmall 95C is Steve Woods, who has a smallholding at Rhodes Minnis, near Canterbury, and offers a contracting service specialising in sports turf and grass maintenance. “We had a family farm with cattle until the 1980s, and kept pedigree sheep until the 1990s,” he said, “but now the land is let out for winter grazing, and we produce and sell haylage for the equine market in the spring and summer. Our contracting service is mainly flail mowing and hedge cutting and we make a lot of hay.” International tractors were used on the first farm Steve worked on and he has stayed loyal to the brand ever since. Now, a fleet of four Case IH tractors includes a 235 compact tractor, a Farmall 65C, a Farmall 115U and a new Farmall 105C, which was his first tractor from Ernest Doe Power. “I have known Steve Patfield for many years and this new depot’s location will suit me well as back-up is local and quickly available. We run small tractors, but they have to be reliable to ensure we can provide the timely service our customers need.”

Confident of back-up One of the first tractors supplied from the new depot was a Case IH Quadtrac 620 AFS Connect. It was bought by farmer and contractor WJ & R Bayly, which operates from St John’s Farm, Swingfield. “We replaced a twin-track crawler and preferred the Quadtrac’s articulated four-track steering design as it doesn’t create ridges during turns which previously caused problems on our headlands,” explained Roger Bayly. “We wanted the extra power too, as the tractor does all our heavy cultivations, and pulls our 12m pneumatic seeder which has 16 loosening tines at the front.” Approximately 800ha of arable crops are grown on owned and contractfarmed land close to the Swingfield base, including some on Romney Marshes. “This is our first Case IH tractor, and we didn’t even have a demonstration,” Roger admitted. “The Doe family obviously runs a very successful and reputable business, and we are confident of the back-up available. It also helped that we have been dealing with Steve Patfield for a long time and have full confidence in him too.” Operator Harry Branton used the Quadtrac this autumn for all its intended roles and said he really likes it. “It’s more efficient when the ground is slippery as all four tracks continue to drive during tight turns, whereas previously there was a loss of traction as the power was transferred to a single track. It’s comfortable and quiet, and the AFS Pro 1200 terminal provides endless opportunities to customise the controls and optimise settings to get the most from the machine.”

Pictured (l-r) Roger, Harry, and Steve at the event and (inset) Case IH product demonstrator Ed Watson explains advanced features available through the latest AFS Connect display to Harry at the event.

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Machinery Record sales “We have enjoyed a record year for sales,” confirmed SIP product support specialist Charlie Thompson. “A grassland machinery demonstration arranged by the Ringmer depot during early summer generated many product enquiries and sales, including the first of our new Spider 915 tedders with hook tines which was sold to a contractor. “We have also sold our first 9m Silvercut butterfly mower, and during demonstrations it proved extremely productive cutting more than 26ha of grass between three fields in under five hours. We have a great range of products to suit professional grassland farmers and contractors, and feedback from those attending the open evening suggests our brand will be considered by more customers from the Ashford area now that the new depot is open.”

Impressive premises “The new premises is very impressive,” confirmed Lemken area sales manager Adrian Emery who is pictured during the event. “Sales and service have been successfully provided from the Dartford depot until now, but for customers in East and South East Kent the new location is more convenient. “There are many existing users of our compact disc cultivators in the area, including larger 10 and 12m versions and demand has also been strong for our new Juwel 10 ploughs. The dealer’s investment in the new premises will be welcomed by farmers and lead to additional enquiries and sales.”

The new showroom and parts store was busy all evening – as customers took advantage of special offers.

Growing market share Iseki tractors complement the dealer’s Case IH line-up – allowing the Ernest Doe Power team to satisfy demand for smaller machines for large domestic gardens, estates, and amenity work. “Many farmers favour diesel engines over petrol and our range enjoys a great reputation,” explained area sales manager John Clifford. “There have been several sales already from the new depot, and we had enquiries at the event from a sheep farmer operating across several locations who needs a tractor for handling tasks which can be moved by car trailer, for which our 25hp model will be ideal. “Our market share in the sub-50hp class is growing and because we invested in large stocks ahead of the general current supply issues, we continue to offer short lead times.”

Hedge cutting contractor Jack Godden and Abbi Phillips of Jack Godden Agri are pictured with territory manager Tom Wheatley and Steve Patfield at the event. Based near Folkestone, Jack Godden set up his own contracting business seven years ago offering general contracting services and specialising in hedge and verge cutting, while also helping on his family’s farm. A new Shelbourne Reynolds 865 VFRT hedgecutter was purchased following a demonstration earlier this year. “I was loyal to another brand for many years and had never used a Shelbourne Reynolds machine until the area sales representative Ian Taylor-Balls and Ernest Doe Power representative Steve Patfield brought out the demonstrator,” he explained. The hedgecutter is Jack’s first axle-mounted model and his first with variable forward reach. “The main reason for opting for variable forward reach was that it can also be tucked in behind the tractor for working on narrow lanes which is something we do a lot,” he explained. “It’s much easier to watch and less tiring to use too. I needed it for the start of hedgecutting in May and it arrived on time, and although I ordered it through the Dartford depot – knowing that the new Woodchurch depot was due to open nearer to me gave me extra confidence to place the order. I’m really happy with it, as well as the support from the dealer and the manufacturer.”

Improved supply Spread-a-Bale sales manager, Dave Bull said it was great to see the excellent support from potential customers at the open day. “For a dealer opening a new depot in what is effectively a new area, attracting this many visitors is a real credit to the Ernest Doe Power team.” Dave said that as general component supply shortages continue to affect the industry, a change to manufacturing products on site in a dedicated factory has proved an advantage. “We had many components manufactured for us previously but investing in our own factory has given us full control and we haven’t let anyone down. “Demand for our products is always highest in the autumn as livestock are moved indoors, but we can still satisfy orders for delivery this side of Christmas,” he confirmed.

Members of the Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd, Ernest Doe Power and Case IH teams at the event (l-r): Ernest Doe Power Dartford area sales manager Nick Booth, Steve Patfield, sales director Graham Parker, Ernest Doe & Sons Ltd chairman Colin Doe, Angus Doe, Case IH area sales manager John McAuley, Ernest Doe area sales manager Tom Wheatley, Case IH demonstrator Ed Watson, Ernest Doe Power general sales manager Ed Perry, service manager Janet Noakes, Case IH area service manager Owen Kemp and assistant branch manager James Emery.

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High-spec models in a shorter wheelbase McCormick launched its new short-wheelbase X7 tractors at the Italian Eima show last month. David Williams was there. As well as showcasing the latest tractors, manufacturer and parent company Argo Tractors also arranged a visit to the main Fabbrico tractor production plant to see the results of massive investment in the facilities since Farmers Guide last visited approximately eight years ago.

Tractor specialist “Four generations of the Morra family have been involved with farm machinery,” stressed Argo Tractors corporate business director Simeone Morra. “Whereas originally we supplied only implements, 30 years ago we moved into tractors and now we manufacture only tractors while other brands have become full-line suppliers. We offer tractors across six families and three brands including the McCormick line-up from the X2 to the X8, and have earned a reputation as a tractor specialist.” Production capacity between the Argo Tractors plants is 22,000 tractors per year, and 65% of the tractor’s value by components is manufactured internally. The brands are Landini, McCormick and Valpadana. Approximately 5.5% of annual turnover is invested in research and development. “Demand for our tractors remains very strong,” Simeone continued. “Whereas from June 2020 to June 2021 European tractor market sales rose by 25%, sales of Argo tractors increased by 46%. All tractors are built to order.” Director of innovation Giovanni Esposito said that new models meeting Stage 5 emissions standards had been developed across 22 new platforms following 40 months of research and development by 150 engineers, involving 25,000 hours of outdoor testing and 16,000 hours of indoor tests. Research into new technology is ongoing and a new Landini X4 Electra Evolving Hybrid model using a

diesel engine, mechanical rear wheel drive and electric front drive motors plus an energy recovery system was displayed as a concept at Eima.

Many advantages Asked by Farmers Guide what advantages Argo Tractors had over larger manufacturers, Simeone suggested that, as a tractor specialist, the family had relative freedom to manage its own operation. He also said that holding the Argo tractor franchise allows dealers to sell

McCormick has announced new short wheelbase X7-series models to complement the existing X7 line-up, with extra manoeuvrability to suit mixed and livestock farms.

whatever implement brands they feel best suit their customers, rather than being tied into ranges associated with a particular tractor manufacturer or importer. “They can continue offering the same implement brands or change to another if something better is available. There is always the freedom to choose,” he confirmed. An additional company strength is the short management chain, mainly through family members. “When making decisions we can be quick and responsive and act immediately. We don’t have to consider quick profits for shareholders but instead make decisions that continued over…

The new X7 models are available with a choice of 4- or 6-cyl power units and powershift or CVT transmissions. Pictured on the Argo Tractors stand at Eima where it was displayed for the first time is the flagship X7.418 VT-Drive.

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Machinery is more accessible to dealers and customers has proved very successful, and the dealer network has evolved and increased in size. “As other manufacturers have reduced dealer numbers and increased the size of areas served by each outlet, we have concentrated on appointing dealers offering the very best customer service and back-up and in locations which are easily accessible to McCormick users. We still have a few areas where dealers are needed, but for most of the UK there is now excellent representation.”

The new X7 models At the Eima show, the McCormick line-up occupied much of the Argo Tractors stand space, and the new X7 short wheelbase models took pride of place. There are six models with 4- or 6-cylinder engines and power shift or CVT transmissions.

X7 line-up A tour of the Argo Tractors factory included an interview with corporate business director Simeone Morra and director of marketing and parts Franco Artoni. Pictured at the company's headquarters are (l-r) AgriArgo UK business development director Ben Agar, Simeone Morra and Franco Artoni. …from previous page

are in the best interests of the company for longterm benefit rather than for short-term gains,” he added. AgriArgo UK business development director Ben Agar confirmed that since joining the company two years ago, the quick reactions of the board continue to impress him. “There is a short chain of command and I can contact senior board members at almost any time. When we ask for something, then it promotes a discussion to find the best way forward without having to involve lots of people, and decisions are made quickly which is a big advantage and means we always know what is happening.”

X7.417 P6-Drive 165hp, 4-cyl, powershift X7.418 P6-Drive 175hp, 4-cyl, powershift X7.617 P6-Drive 165hp, 6-cyl, powershift X7.618 P6-Drive 175hp, 6-cyl, powershift X7.418 VT-Drive 175hp, 4-cyl, CVT X7.618 VT-Drive 175hp, 6-cyl, CVT Engines are either FPT NEF 45, 16-valve, 4.5-litre, 4-cyl, or FPT NEF, 67, 24-valve, 6.7-litre, 6-cyl, all with turbochargers, intercoolers, and commonrail, electronic fuel injection. The wheelbase is 2,651mm for 4-cyl models, and 2,760mm for 6-cyl variants. Maximum weight is 11,500kg and rear wheels up to 710/60R38 can be fitted. The optional front hitch lifts up to 3,500kg. Styling matches updated X7 long wheelbase models launched earlier this year, including a one-piece bonnet with a 90-degree opening angle for ease of maintenance. The cab is also similar including a revised control layout.

Transmissions VT-Drive CVT has four ranges with oil-immersed clutches for optimum response from 0.04kph to the 50kph maximum. Control is through the VTEasyPilot joystick. P6-Drive has six powershift gears and five robotised ranges, giving 30 forward and 15 reverse gears, plus electro-hydraulic forward/ reverse shuttle. Optional creeper transmission gives 54 forward and 27 reverse gears. Control is by the EasyPilot joystick. McCormick includes a brake-to-clutch system, allowing the tractor to be stopped just by depressing the brake pedal without needing to use the clutch for ease of control during transport and handling applications. Using this with APS (Auto Powershift) allows operation similar to the VT-Drive.

Capable performer Maximum rear lift capacity is 9,300kg and hydraulic oil flow rates of 123 litres/min are standard – with an optional 160 litres/min pump available as an upgrade. Up to eight spool valves can be fitted. The PTO has four speeds, and drive takeup is adjustable. Automatic engagement and disengagement can be selected. Independent front axle suspension with electronic control is an option. Mechanical, or semi-active electronically controlled cab suspension are available.

High specification A 12in touchscreen provides convenient adjustment of work settings and parameters. Many control buttons can be customised to suit the task and user. GPS guidance and Isobus are fully integrated and operate through the main terminal. Telematics through McCormick Fleet Management allows the tractor’s operation to be continued over…

Larger tractors McCormick’s X7 series has proved extremely popular with dealers and users since its introduction six years ago, and high sales volumes have altered AgriArgo’s market profile in terms of average horsepower, including a clear shift towards more powerful models. “Our main volume remains in models of approximately 120hp – predominantly for livestock farms, and we also have a large share of the specialist vineyard and orchard market for smaller models – although average horsepower there is increasing, too. “The X7 series is replacing competitor tractors on arable and mixed farms and our distributors have asked for the new short wheelbase models to fill a gap in our current range. We believe they offer just what is needed to satisfy the needs of our customers, and their contribution to our sales volumes will prove significant.”

Strong dealer network Ben Agar said that McCormick’s recent change in marketing strategy including a UK team which

The Morra family invests heavily in research and development and a concept Landini using a mix of diesel and electric power with power recovery was displayed on the stand at Eima.

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monitored remotely. Additional benefits include remote fault diagnosis by authorised dealers, and software updates can be installed without an engineer visiting the tractor.

More model choice “With the addition of the new tractors we can offer a wider range of models and power outputs,” added Ben. “The new X7 tractors gain all the features recently launched on the X7.624 flagship including integrated Isobus and GPS guidance, offer superb visibility from the operator seat

New X5-series models meet latest Stage 5 emissions regulations and gain a new cab. Factory-fitted loaders from Sigma 4 are a new option and ensure the steering angle isn’t compromised when a loader is fitted.

and are exceptionally manoeuvrable. Previously, features which were included and available were determined very much by the market sector for which a tractor model was intended, but now these advanced features are expected by all types of user and the new X7s come with very attractive operating characteristics and specification.” Orders for the new X7 models are being taken now and deliveries commence in early 2022.

Other model news McCormick’s flagship X8 has gained Stage 5 emissions compliance. Three models with 254,

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Production of older Landini models continues to satisfy demand from countries where a lower specification and price are demanded. This Landini retains a similar design to models of 30 years ago, but under the covers there are several upgrades.

Landini and McCormick models outside the Argo Tractors factory in Fabbrico, Italy. …from previous page

and it uses EGR, a DOC, DPF and SCR to control exhaust emissions. A new cab with mechanical suspension is standard, and an even better ride is available by adding optional front axle suspension. Eight transmission options include base 12+12 with mechanical reverse shuttle, and the top level is a 48+16 with reverse power shuttle, HML, Creeper and Park Lock. The standard hydraulic system offers flow rates of 82 litres/min, and up to six spools can be fitted – three with mechanical control, one with

electronic control and two for the front hitch or front loader which can also be combined. An optional flow selector allows the user to manage up to seven hydraulic connections. Hitches are electronic or mechanical and equipped with ELS (Ergonomic Lift System). The electronic hitch has pitch compensation for load transport and loads up to 4,500kg can be lifted. The PTO has adjustable engagement to suit the implement and two or four speeds. With the electronic hitch; automatic PTO control is an option for convenient headland control. “We are seeing demand from traditional

dairy farms for additional features which were available for arable farms 10 years ago, and a 120hp tractor with front axle and cab suspension will be popular, while telematics will allow these farms to benefit from tractor performance monitoring and reduced downtime,” said Ben. Factory-fitted loader mountings are a new option since Sigma 4 was acquired by the Morra family earlier this year. Benefits include a neat and durable installation and no reduction in steering angle when a loader is fitted. FG


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Major Italian machinery show draws exhibitors and customers The Eima International agricultural machinery show was held at its usual indoor venue in Bologna in late October, following a break due to Covid-19 restrictions. David Williams was there. Machinery was displayed in 18 halls, most of which were full. Major tractor brands displayed included Argo Tractors with its McCormick, Landini and Valpadana brands, New Holland and John Deere. Other brands familiar in the UK included Maschio, Merlo, Mazzotti, BKT, Vredestein and Bednar. New McCormick X7-series short-wheelbase tractors were displayed for the first time at the event, and will prove popular with UK dealers and customers. See pages 49 and 50 for a full report on the new tractors plus a factory visit.

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customers can use virtual imaging to view BKT facilities including the manufacturing plants and all the tyre ranges without leaving the room. Booths against the rear wall of the stand were equipped with computers through which customers could select tyres of interest and then view detailed images and specification sheets. They could also consult BKT specialists based anywhere in the world who were available to chat through the interactive displays. BKT marketing and communications manager Gabriella Usiello (pictured on page 57) said that following all the challenges caused by the Covid pandemic, the hybrid stand provided an innovative and practical solution for stand visitors. There had been a lot of interest in products and feedback from those who tried it was that the concept worked well.

Steel-belted drill tyres Vredestein launched a new tyre at the show, and area sales manager for agricultural and industrial tyres, Henrik de Koning (above right) said that, although it was designed for Alpine grass machinery, there will also be strong demand in the UK. The Traxion Versa Green is available only in the popular 440/50R17 size which is commonly fitted to drills, and it features non-parallel cleats with more rubber in the centre of the tread to increase working life, and wide lugs which spread the weight and achieve high levels of grip. However, the main advantage over similar size tyres already available is a steel belt which

reduces the risk of punctures and is likely to result in reduced downtime. The new tyres are available from December in the UK. Merlo displayed its new MF 44.9 CS telehandler (pictured below) with a 170hp engine and CV Tronic hydrostatic transmission. Lift height is 8.8m and maximum lift capacity is 4,400kg.

New Holland unveiled new T4 vineyard and orchard tractors and the SRC Smartsteer cameraguided inter-row cultivator (pictured above). Bednar featured several new products including the Kator KN power harrow (pictured below). The Kator comes in working widths from 2.5–8.0m, and is available with power ratings up to 400hp. FG

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Revolutionary project kicks off with electric telehandler launch Merlo has launched its first full-electric telehandler, the eWorker, as part of a new concept – Generation 0 – which aims to allow the world of handling to take a further leap forward. The eWorker, which launched at the Palace of Venaria, Italy, in October, is the first of many ranges that will make up Generation 0. It is the result of years of research into an alternative solution to vehicles fitted with combustion engines, presenting a completely new engineering concept. Generation 0 is based on the four cornerstones of all Merlo products: performance, comfort, safety and efficiency – as well as three new aspects: zero emissions, zero noise and zero use of fossil fuels. The eWorker was designed to support farmers in all daily activities, offering: • High traction for off-road work, whilst being able to operate indoors and in areas where limited environmental impact is required

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Machinery Farming in the South Downs, the Eales family has reduced establishment costs, improved timeliness, and enhanced soil structures since replacing the previous conventional drill with a Claydon Hybrid direct drill. The drill is pictured establishing Zyatt winter wheat intended for seed into stubble from a two-year grass ley.

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Soil improvement, cost and time savings result from switch to direct drilling Time and cost savings and an improved soil structure have resulted from a move to direct drilling for a South Downs family farm. David Williams reports. West Sussex-based JG Eales & Son grows approximately 500ha of arable crops in a rotation including winter wheat, winter barley, spring barley, winter oats and grass seed. Winter beans are missing from this year’s rotation for the first time. Grass is grown in two-year leys primarily for seed production, but one cut of silage is taken from it in the spring, and it also provides winter grazing for a flock of 250 Romney Lleyn breeding ewes, giving the farm’s permanent pastures a break. The farm is run by brothers David and Stephen Eales and David’s son – also called David – and the sheep enterprise is the responsibility of David’s fiancée Shannon. Land at the home farm has been farmed by the family for approximately 40 years as long-term tenants, and the rest is a mix of contract farming agreements and farm business tenancies. Soil types include heavy clay in the

The Claydon 4.8m drill easily achieves work rates of 25–30ha per day. The mounted format is preferred to the previous trailed drill as it improves timeliness and allows greater accuracy when working into field corners.

Weald, greensand, gault clay and soils with a very high flint content on the hills. Spraying is among contracting services provided for local farmers.

Multiple benefits The Eales moved away from ploughing approximately 20 years ago and adopted a min-till crop establishment regime. Then in 2016 the decision was made to move to direct drilling. “We farm some tricky land and believed that our whole operation would benefit,” explained David. “Reducing our cultivations would save us fuel and time, and when the weather is variable it would remove the risk of prepared seedbeds being rained on and becoming too wet to work ahead of drilling.”

Options considered Various drills were considered at the Cereals event that year – with the focus on tine models rather than discs due to the flinty soils. The Claydon Hybrid drill with its leading tine and tine coulters was considered the most suitable. Shortly after, the Eales visited the Claydon factory in Suffolk and saw crops established by managing director, Jeff Claydon’s own drill on his heavy land farm. “We were impressed by the operation and found Jeff to be very honest and easy to deal with. He showed us crops which looked excellent, but also made a point of showing us those which hadn’t established so well, and

we immediately placed an order for a 4.8m Hybrid model,” explained David.

Versatile solution Standard Claydon leading tines and A-shares were specified, as well as a set of bean points. Since taking delivery, a twin-tine seeding kit has been added, and during wet weather in 2019 a set of double harrows at the rear replaced the standard rear paddles and has remained on the machine as it consistently achieves a better finish on the Eales’ soils. Leading discs have also been purchased to replace the front leading tines when direct drilling into grass stubbles. “The Claydon drill has proved extremely versatile, and it’s easy to swap the working components to suit the conditions,” confirmed David. “It’s a great wet weather drill too, although because we are not dependent on seedbeds created before drilling,

When the drill was purchased, a Claydon straw rake was also ordered, and this is used immediately after combining to encourage volunteer and weed seeds to chit before they are sprayed off prior to drilling. Compaction is relieved in selected blocks of land as part of the crop rotation using a Sumo GLS lowdisturbance subsoiler. David said it leaves the land level and no subsequent cultivations are needed before drilling with the Claydon. A Horsch Terrano tine cultivator is also used when needed. “Our clay soils become very hard during a dry autumn and a very shallow pass with the Terrano before drilling creates extra loose tilth and helps achieve ideal conditions for early growth.” The farm has retained its plough, although it is only used for game cover establishment. “It’s a good plough and we still offer ploughing as a contracting service,” said David. “It spends most of its time in the shed and although it hasn’t been used for our own arable crops since 2016, we would use it again if a season demanded it.”

Cost-effective The Claydon drill has proved reliable and cost-effective during its first six years on the farm and, with 2,600ha of drilling completed, it has only needed one set of replacement leading tines and is still on its first set of grassland cutting discs. There is little routine maintenance, and it is easy to work on. continued over…

Discs are rarely used due to many fields having a high flint content, but for drilling into grass stubbles they replace the standard leading tines. Operator David Eales, who farms with his father David and Uncle Stephen, said the discs cut through the sward creating a slot for the following tine seeding coulters and avoid peeling back the top layer which can leave open channels.

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This crop of winter oats was direct-drilled into ryegrass stubble which had been sprayed off. Prolonged dry weather meant waiting for rain, and the establishing crop is pictured 14 days after drilling.

David says the drill is well designed. Filling is easy, the hopper is accessible and calibration through the in-cab display is simple and accurate. It is also quick and easy to swap the working components for different crops and conditions.


David said it is well designed too – access for calibration is good, drilling rates are accurate and the in-cab control terminal is easy to set up and use.

Soil improvement “We had a good soil structure before buying the Claydon but have seen a definite improvement since moving to direct drilling,” he explained. “In a wet season the soils drain better and improved traffic carrying ability allows us extended working windows for fertiliser applications and spraying. It’s hard to tell whether our yields have increased since moving to the Claydon system, as every year the weather has been the limiting factor. However, we are certain that yields haven’t declined while our costs have reduced dramatically. We have more time for other activities too as we aren’t running around with three additional tractors trying to prepare land, and that relieves pressure during the drilling season – especially this autumn when frequent rain showers meant conditions were rarely dry.” An additional benefit resulting from the move away from ploughing and to direct drilling is that the fields

have become more level. “Previously there were uneven areas where the plough was lifted in and out of work, and that was especially noticeable when spraying. The improvement has allowed us to reduce the cutting height when combining and most stubbles are shaved to only two inches high.”

we wanted. “The back-up from Jeff Claydon and his team is excellent too. When we need help or advice it is always available, and opportunities to meet other Claydon drill users at open days have been useful – allowing us to share ideas and compare our experiences.” FG

Mounted vs trailed The farm’s previous 4m drill was trailed, but the 4.8m Claydon is mounted. David says this helps achieve higher daily work rates as lifting the drill clear of the ground and reversing into field corners saves time and improves accuracy compared to manoeuvring a trailed machine. Fewer wheelings created during headland turns is also an advantage. “Average daily work rates of 25– 30ha are easily achieved which match the size of typical field blocks within our rotation,” David added. “I really like the drill and it copes with our range of soils and crops well. We aim for quality crops including seed to achieve price premiums, and have drilled into maize stubbles, into ploughed land on other farms and following deep cultivations. There have been very few occasions when it hasn’t achieved the result

David Eales said the Claydon drill has proved suitable for a range of conditions from ploughed land to bare stubbles. Pre-cultivation is avoided when possible, but when additional loose tilth is needed then a Horsch Terrano is used, and the farm’s plough remains available in the shed. David is pictured with his dog Wren which accompanies him in the cab.



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Wolverhampton-based commercial fuelling manufacturer Merridale has recently been approved under the SafeContractor scheme for the fifth year running. For some companies and their employees, the term ‘health and safety’ is often considered boring, tedious, and pedantic. However, for Merridale it’s something the company sees as a major part of its pursuit of excellence. The SafeContractor scheme, run by Alcumus, provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety is being handled correctly and sufficiently on their sites. SafeContractor has 28,000 accredited members and over 370 major clients. To achieve the SafeContractor Approved status, a business must prove that they are a safe and responsible company. This involves ensuring that all paperwork is compliant with current legislation and that processes are in place to ensure health and safety is handled in the best way possible. Operations manager, Andrew Tromans, has been responsible for improving and sharpening health and safety standards at Merridale for more than five years. As well as accumulating over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, his professional background consists of more than 10 years of responsibility for H&S systems. During his development, he obtained the City & Guilds Diploma in Occupational H&S, the NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate, and the NEBOSH general H&S certificate. Since joining the company, Andrew has been instrumental in ensuring the quality management processes are

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Continued success for UK telehandler roadshow As Manitou continues its roadshow around the UK, Farmers Guide attended the 25th stop of the year at Thurlow Nunn Standen (TNS) in Attleborough, Norfolk. The event took place on Thursday 28th October, with clear skies and blazing sunshine to welcome visitors to the condensed demo experience. With 30 roadshow events planned in total at Manitou dealerships up

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Latest products displayed during three-week roadshow An opportunity for dealers and customers to view and find out about all the latest products during the Massey Ferguson Experience Tour in October attracted large numbers of visitors. David Williams joined farmers and contractors at one of the events. The Massey Ferguson tour visited three locations including North Yorkshire, Hertfordshire, and Powys. Presentation sessions on four days at each venue were allocated to different dealers and their customers. Models from each product range were on show – including tractors, combines, grass harvesting machinery, balers, and telehandlers.

First look at 7S Star attractions included the new 5S- and 6S-series tractors as well as the first 7S-series tractor to arrive in the UK. A Massey Ferguson Ideal combine generated many enquiries for

dealers and the grass harvesting machinery also proved popular. Latest generation TH-series telehandlers with new cabs offering even better all-around vision than their predecessors were also attracting lots of attention.

Useful event During Farmers Guide’s visit, sales teams and customers of East Anglia-based dealer Thurlow Nunn Standen also attended the event. “It was a great opportunity to show customers all the product lines in one location, and feedback from everyone who attended was very positive,” explained Thurlow Nunn Standen Massey

Latest 5S-, 6S- and 7S-series tractors displayed at the event. Furthest from the camera – a pre-production version of the new 7S-190 Dyna VT was the first example of the 7S-series to arrive in the UK and returned to Europe soon after.

Customers and staff of Thurlow Nunn Standen inspect recent additions to the Massey Ferguson tractor line-up.

Ferguson brand manager, Matt Boardley. “The grassland product line-up is excellent and generated a lot of interest, while we were also very pleased to be able to show potential users around the new 7S-190 Dyna-VT. That will be a key tractor for us in future as it replaces the current 7719S which is a particularly popular model across our trading area. “As well as seeing all the latest products, our customers also enjoyed meeting so many of the Massey Ferguson team members. It was a wellorganised and useful event.” FG

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Bucher Farms Ltd, based at Knettishall, Norfolk operates five Massey Ferguson tractors including a 5710 used within a duck enterprise, a 7718 for general farm tasks, a 7720S which is the main drilling tractor and does cultivations, and a 7726 for primary cultivations. “We have an excellent relationship with the team at Thurlow Nunn Standen’s Attleborough depot,” explained foreman Sam Baker, who is pictured (right) with machinery operator Stuart Flatman and Massey Ferguson area sales manager Mike Foyle. “We are considering replacing the 7720S with an 8S-series model and have arranged a demonstration for later this autumn when we are drilling winter wheat after lifting the sugar beet. “We find the brand reliable and back-up from the dealer is always very good whether it is regarding precision farming issues or mechanical problems. As well as the tractors we run a Massey Ferguson round baler which we bought this year following a successful demonstration. It replaced our previous Lely Welger model with similar features. The Experience Day was useful, allowing us to view all the latest products and we enjoyed spending time with both the dealer and manufacturer teams.”

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Andrew Fairley farms at Great Bromley near Colchester and attended the event with his son Alex (pictured on the right). Trading as Henry Fairley & Son Ltd, the farm operates two Massey Ferguson tractors supplied by Thurlow Nunn Standen. Cropping on soils which are mainly Tendring loams includes potatoes, cereals for seed, and grass turf. Andrew said the Massey Ferguson event was very interesting, and that he had taken advantage of the opportunity to ask the Trelleborg team for advice regarding his own tyres following their presentation. Also pictured (l-r) are Agco commercial aftersales manager John Elliott, Trelleborg Wheel Systems marketing manager Jon Hewitt and agricultural field manager Tom Godwin.

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Range updates ahead of Agritechnica Amazone has announced new models and upgrades in its plough, cultivator, drill, spreader and sprayer ranges. David Williams reports. Solutions to meet challenges associated with ultra-shallow tillage have been a focus for Amazone’s cultivation product designers.

Cobra shallow cultivator Available in a 6m working width by mid-2022, and a 7m width for early 2023, the Cobra has six lines of tines to handle high volumes of organic matter while achieving a 13.3cm tine spacing. Eco leaf-spring tines vibrate for a fine soil mix to ensure optimum germination of weed and volunteer seeds when used for mechanical weed control, or to provide best possible conditions for crop establishment during seedbed creation. With a selection of 220mm goose-foot shares available, the Cobra achieves full surface movement at very shallow working depths of 4–13cm during stubble cultivations. For mid–deep mixing and loosening, a narrower 50mm share can be fitted. Working depth is adjusted from the tractor cab, and set through the following roller and large support wheels which are mounted within the tine area to maintain accurate control of the tine working depth on undulating ground. The rear packer and support wheels are linked so that relative working positions remain constant even when the depth is altered. For operation without the rear packer, then depth adjustment is through the main transport wheels and front support wheels. Springmounted drag tines can be attached behind the tine unit for optimum levelling and even consolidation. A choice of 10 rear packers including single and double versions is available and working pressure is maintained through a parallelogram linkage. The optional levelling unit is mounted on

the rollers so that when the working depth changes, the consolidation and levelling performance remains constant. For thorough chopping of heavy stubbles or cover crops, an optional front knife roller can be fitted, and there is also a crushboard option to chop clods and level the surface ahead of the tines.

TopCut tool carrier The TopCut is being introduced in response to demands for a cultivator capable of meeting a range of priorities including creating stale seedbeds, chopping vegetation and organic matter, and preserving moisture, while working only as deep as necessary to avoid burying seeds and to reduce evaporation. The TopCut has three sections including a front toolbar, a main tillage section and a rear section to carry a harrow or a packer for consolidation and moisture retention. Users can fit appropriate cultivation elements to suit the crop and situation and trials of a 12m version commenced in 2021, and are continuing with the addition of a larger range of optional tillage elements.

New UX Super 8,000- and 9,000-litre, single-axle trailed sprayers with boom widths up to 42m close the gap between Amazone’s previous largest single-axle 6,200-litre sprayer and the flagship tandem-axle 11,200-litre model. Twin highcapacity pumps provide spray flow rates up to 250 litres/min and agitation rates of 350 litres/min.

full working width. The discs are 480mm diameter and designed to operate down to 2–8cm. They can be retrofitted to Catros TX and Catros XL models. A further option is a leading knife roller, and when fitted to the Catros in combination with the X-Cutter discs, this results in cross-dimensional chopping for thorough shredding of stubbles, straw and catch crops.

High spec semi-mounted plough The Amazone plough range has been increased with the addition of the top Tyrok 400 semi-mounted reversible model. The Tyrok comes in 7, 8 or 9f sizes with a 400hp-rated headstock. New SpeedBlade plough bodies have a patented extra large front shin to reduce wear to the main mouldboard. Even at high working speeds, wear only affects the front shin so wear costs are dramatically reduced compared to other designs. An additional design feature is that the point covers the blade, protecting the joint. This prevents plant residues or baler twine becoming tangled and the open frog prevents soil sticking under the frog reducing the draft force needed. Tyrok wearing parts are made with a unique hardening process for maximum working life. Slatted and solid mouldboard

profiles are available, and the points are also available as an HD version or as reversible interchangeable points for short set-up times and less wear. The robust main beam is 200x150x10mm to resist bending in work and ensure a uniform result. SmartTurn improves timeliness during headland turns by allowing rapid plough movement with a damping effect just before the end of travel to reduce stress on the components, and turns are completed in less than nine seconds. Optional hydraulic overload protection is available. Hydraulic furrow width adjustment is an option. AutoAdapt automatic front furrow width adjustment adapts the front furrow setting as the working width is altered and ensures that even when the plough is adjusted on the move, furrow matching remains perfect. The headstock allows the line of pull to be optimised and an optional weight transfer system maximises traction.

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X-Cutter disc The new X-Cutter disc is also designed for very shallow tillage and is available for the Catros compact disc harrow. The wavy profile disc creates intensive soil movement for thorough mixing close to the surface creating ideal conditions for following crops. The new X-Cutter discs allow operation at shallower depths than alternative designs, helping retain moisture. The new discs are also ideal for operating in tall catch crops and achieve thorough shredding across the December 2021 75

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the lift capacity required. It also keeps mounted drills closer to the tractor for improved stability and reduces the front ballasting requirement. QuickLink coupling allows mounted drills to be attached quickly and makes it easy to swap tillage implements to suit conditions when drilling with the Cataya pneumatic seeder. The new Precea-A precision air seeder can also be connected without tools. Optional hydraulic depth control is available. The levelling board depth is controlled by the rear packer roller, and it deflects upwards if an overload occurs. Rear packer options from a light cage roller to a wedge ring roller are available.

For smaller tractors Two new rigid versions of the Ceus 3000-TX and 4000-TX cultivators have been added, allowing the popular disc and tine combination to be used on smaller tractors from 150hp. Both have central running gear allowing accurate control, and making them suitable for soil working from stubble and primary tillage to seedbed preparation. The disc and tine combination achieves a good mix at working speeds up to 15kph. Straw, stubble and catch

crops are finely shredded by the discs and the tines then achieve thorough mixing. Tine spacing is 40cm allowing the cultivator to cope with high volumes of trash. Working depth down to 30cm is possible, but the design also lends itself to shallow cultivations with the points set to work just below the disc depth for heavy, wet conditions and achieves a coarse finish to resist capping. Various C-Mix shares are available to suit all types of application. Spring overload protection is standard, but hydraulic protection is an option, allowing the trip force to be adjusted up to 800kg. Levelling is by smooth or serrated discs or spring tine levellers and the height and inclination of the side discs can be adjusted for perfect bout matching. There are 11 rear packer and levelling harrow options, but the rear roller can also be removed completely for wet working conditions to encourage faster drying.

Sprayer updates As well as the new trailed sprayers already mentioned, other sprayer news includes DirectInject which is available for all UX 01 single-axle trailed sprayers with Isobus, AmaSwitch or AmaSelect single nozzle control and the DUS pro high-pressure recirculation system.

As the name suggests, DirectInject provides direct injection of plant protection products into the spray lines allowing their application to be started or stopped almost instantly as required. Chemical is carried in a separate 50-litre tank with its own metering system, and can be added to the diluted spray agent from the main tank during applications - in response to weed problems in particular areas, for example. Twin lines use one to carry diluted spray agent to the nozzles from the main tank, but when the additional chemical is needed, then supply is switched to the second line which also carries diluted agent from the main tank, but has chemical from the second, smaller tank too. When DirectInject is selected, then circulation through the booms is stopped, preventing the additional chemical being transferred to the first line and

remaining in the system after use. Advantages include possible use of undiluted agent so that any chemical remaining in the smaller tank after spraying has finished can be returned to the original container.

Spreading accuracy increased WindControl won the 2017 Farmers Guide Award for Excellence. Mounted to a spreader during fertiliser applications, the device monitors wind strength and direction and the spread pattern is constantly adjusted to compensate for the wind effect to maintain accurate application. Previously WindControl was only an option for spreaders equipped with ArgusTwin spread fan monitoring, but now it is also capable of working with ZA-TS mounted spreaders and ZG-TS trailed versions. FG

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} e l a s {farm Quality kit sells to buyers nationwide at Wiltshire contractor’s retirement sale

This New Holland T7-230 Power Command 4wd on a 20-plate had worked only 965 hours and was in superb condition. With autosteer and RTK guidance, it also had 50kph transmission and front axle and cab suspension plus a highspecification seat. It was fitted with a front linkage and PTO, a Sauerman pick-up hitch, a hydraulic top link, an LED lighting package, 650/75R38 rear tyres and 600/65R28 fronts – all with plenty of remaining tread. The tractor had been serviced by local dealer TH White and had one year of warranty remaining. The winning bid was from a Wiltshire farmer who paid £73,000.

An online timed farm machinery sale arranged by Gloucestershire-based auctioneers, Moore Allen & Innocent in early November featured modern machinery from a professional contracting business. David Williams reports. The sale was arranged on behalf of Crudwell, Wiltshire-based Mike Morrissey who traded as HP & CA Morrissey Ltd, following his decision to retire from contracting. Mike had operated his very well respected and efficiently run business for more than 44 years since he started it in May 1977.

Superb, modern machinery “All lots had been superbly maintained and were presented well – from the two New Holland tractors to the smaller workshop equipment on offer. Testament to Mike’s well organised business, even his three cantilever toolboxes sold well, achieving £240 each,” stressed Moore Allen & Innocent auctioneer Peter Kirby. “Star lots included the two New Holland tractors, an Amazone maize drill, a set of Kuhn triple mowers, a Claas Liner four-rotor rake, a New Holland large square baler and a McHale wrapper, but almost everything achieved prices beyond initial expectations and only one item failed to meet its reserve.”

Horses for courses The auction was held online between Friday 29th October and Wednesday 3rd November, and there were two

viewing days, allowing potential bidders to inspect the lots prior to the sale. “This online auction generated interest and bids from all four corners of the UK, and the online format worked well as many successful buyers were happy to bid based on the website descriptions and photos as well as some helpful video clips, rather than feeling they had to attend the viewing days in person. “This online sale followed two very well attended and successful live dispersal auctions held in September, supporting the old saying ‘horses for courses’,” Peter confirmed. FG

One of two New Holland large square balers on offer – this BB1290 Plus BigBaler had made 14,633 bales since it was new in 2017. It had electronic bale length monitoring, a moisture meter and a weigher, LED work lights, a fire extinguisher and had been serviced annually by main dealer TH White. On Vredestein 560/45R22.5 wheels and tyres, it had only been used in straw and hadn’t worked at all during harvest 2021. Sold described as ‘ready for work in 2022’, it made £60,000.

One of the star attractions, this McHale High Speed 998 HS Bale Wrapper was new in 2020 and had wrapped only 4,563 bales. It was on 400/70-20 wheels and tyres and in superb order. It sold for £30,000.

Another of the sale’s star attractions – this Claas Liner 3600 four-rotor rake had a 12m working width and was new in 2015. It had flotation tyres, a spare work wheel and was supplied with its own Communicator terminal but was also Isobus-compatible. It made a very impressive £26,500.

Sold at the ideal time of year as the leaves started falling from trees in early November, this Stihl BG86C leaf blower made £150.

An impressive £80,500 winning bid from a Wiltshire farmer secured this very tidy New Holland T7-260 Power Command. It was on a 20-plate and had worked only 1,290 hours. It came with auto-steer and RTK guidance, a 50kph transmission, front axle and cab suspension and an upgraded seat. It also had front linkage and PTO, a Sauerman pick-up hitch, a hydraulic top link and an LED lighting package. It was on 650/75R38 rear tyres and 600/65R28 fronts – all with 70% tread. It had been serviced by main dealer TH White and had one year of warranty remaining.

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Two fuel bowsers on offer included this Marston single-axle 6,000-litre model with a 12V electric pump, an auto-nozzle, inline filters and anti-bug agent added at fuel delivery, a lockable cabinet, hydraulic brakes, road lights, 385/65R22.5 super-single wheels and tyres and with approximately 100 litres of red diesel still in the tank. It sold for £2,400. The other bowser was also from Marstons with a 5,000-litre capacity but otherwise had a similar specification. Containing 800 litres of red diesel, it sold for £3,000. Autumn isn’t generally considered to be the optimum time to sell baler twine, but this pallet of 62 balls of New Holland Invent Power with 2,800m in each, made an impressive £1,200 while a second pallet of 96 balls of New Holland Invent Long Baler String with 3,000m in each ball made £2,000.

One of the cheaper items among the implements on offer was this Challenger one tonne extending arm Bag Hoist. It mounted on a three-point linkage and was tidy, and sold for £200.

This set of Kuhn FC8830D bat-wing mower conditioners and a matching front Kuhn OptiDisc Elite FC3125DF-FF front-mounted mower conditioner were all new in 2020, but the rear mowers carried a 2018 manufacturing plate. In superb condition and well maintained, the set made £36,250.

This Cousins single-leg mole-plough complete with a stand sold for £580.

Two Kuhn ploughs also proved popular with bidders. The Multi-Master M123 5f reversible on the left which was manufactured in 2018, but first used in 2020, came with slatted mouldboards, skimmers, hydraulic auto-reset, manual vari-width and a land wheel. It made £11,500. The Multi-Master M123 5f reversible on the right was used for the first time in 2019, but also carried a 2018 manufacturing plate. With a similar specification to the first plough, it was also in very good order and sold for £11,000.

 Horsch Joker cultivators achieve good prices secondhand, and this 2014 3CT, 3m model (above) with a Horsch Mono 3TG 5-tine toolbar, spring auto-reset, sets of 110mm and 175mm wings, mulch mixers, two rows of discs, and a steel disc packer with scrapers made £10,000, while a similar but slightly older 2012 model made £10,500.

£17,250 was the winning bid for this Kuhn GA8131 twin-rotor rake. The rake was manufactured in 2019 but worked its first season in 2020 and was in excellent condition. It was equipped with individual rotor lift, bogie axles and transport lights.

Amazone machinery always sells well, and this ED602-K ED Classic eightrow precision maize drill which came with fertiliser placement, a following tyre press, hydraulic folding and bout markers as well as eradicator tines and Amascan+ controls achieved a welldeserved £11,000.

Pictured with the Kuhn mowers after the sale (l-r) are vendor Mike Morrissey, auctioneer Peter Kirby, and Emma Buse and Oliver Newman of the Moore Allen & Innocent machinery sales team.

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App allows precise herd management without signal Agricultural software specialist, Farmplan, has released its long-awaited Cattle Manager Go app for smartphones and tablets, allowing Cattle Manager users to access records and make notes on the farm, even without signal. Farmplan development support manager Sally Ashwell says: “It’s the perfect extension of Cattle Manager, helping you to improve profitability and manage your herd accurately and effectively.” The app was released for iOS and

Android in October. Farmers across the UK trust Cattle Manager as a tool that enables compliance and quality assurance for their herds, Farmplan reckons. The new app permits sharing of data between Cattle Manager and Cattle

Manager Go via the cloud. Users can choose from a long list of useful information in the desktop program and seamlessly synchronise it to their smart device. “You can send every animal if you prefer or sort by batches and breeds,” says Sally. “You can also select predefined actions like drug treatments, movements, anything to do with health. Essentially, you have access to as much or as little information as suits you.” Once the straightforward download process is complete, your smartphone or tablet can be used out on the farm – even without mobile signal or wi-fi. Details for each cow, including ID, age, breed, category, and purchase history can all be pulled up with a tap, along with any medical treatments. Each cow record also lets you quickly tap through to any next of kin still on the farm. “You can also record data in addition to accessing it,” says Sally. “New births can be entered, along with their tag numbers, sex, and other crucial details. Any actions that have been put against particular animals are presented as a list on your device, so you can enter diary notes as needed. “For example, you can tick off

animals as they are moved or pre-set to specify particular drug treatments and dosage levels. Withdrawal periods are also at hand. You can always be sure everything is in order without needing to be in the office – or even in range of signal.” Once the user is back within signal range, all data is uploaded to the cloud and synced with your desktop. Each action is shown on screen with the option to make edits before saving. Multiple users can all work simultaneously without issue – all incoming data is verified to check that information remains current and correct, alerting the user if something doesn’t align. “Cattle Manager customers have been requesting an app for a long time,” adds Sally. “[...] In addition to saving time and making your life easier, the app helps ensure accurate and timely reporting.” In addition, from 4th October, cattle birth, death and movement notifications in Scotland should be submitted through ScotMoves instead of BCMS. Farmplan has been working hard behind the scenes to facilitate this, making the process as straightforward as possible for customers. Visit to learn more. FG

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Protecting cattle against pneumonia in the face of bad weather Keeping disease out of the herd is a priority for beef and sheep producer, Fiona Skeen – a ‘Disease? Not On My Farm!’ ambassador. Farming 175 Aberdeen-Angus suckler cows near Berwick, Northumberland, the cold, moist air that blows in from the North Sea can prove problematic for the respiratory health of her herd. “My family have been tenant farmers on the estate for 100 years, so we’ve always contended with the risks that the weather poses,” says Mrs Skeen. To avoid breakdowns in respiratory health, she takes every measure she can to achieve disease prevention. This includes maintaining a closed herd, running vaccination programmes and subjecting her stock to as little stress as possible. It’s a strategy that has paid dividends, as Mrs Skeen has not treated a calf for serious scour for at least seven years, while also keeping severe pneumonia at bay. However, this has not always been the case and Mrs Skeen has seen the devastating impact that respiratory disease can have. “We had a serious outbreak of pneumonia when the calves were outwintered many years ago. The foggy, sea air from the North Sea haar was a contributory factor,” says Mrs Skeen. “The fog persisted for a week and our vet estimated that the air circulation

around the feeder was minimal.” After losing several calves and blanket-treating the whole herd with antibiotics, Mrs Skeen decided it was an experience she could not afford to repeat.

Introducing vaccination protocols Subsequently, calves have been housed during the winter. Recognising that housing can add to the challenge of maintaining respiratory health, Mrs Skeen and her vet decided to implement a regular vaccination regime to prevent further outbreaks of pneumonia. “The youngstock are vaccinated six weeks before housing and receive their second dose, two weeks before they come indoors,” she says. “A few of our older sheds are far from ideal so we are aware that this poses a greater risk,” she says. “As a result, immunity-led disease prevention is vital. Having a vaccination regime in place is one


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way we can help to combat the environmental and housing issues that are difficult to control.” Mrs Skeen says that when the Beast from the East struck the UK in 2019, it reinforced the importance of the scour vaccination. “My brother-in-law lost 20% of his calves to scour when he kept them inside during those hazardous polar conditions. It assured me that we were doing the right thing – we didn’t treat a single calf that year and most years we don’t. It means that we’ve reduced our antibiotic usage considerably and also makes life much easier not having to treat sick animals.”

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Additionally, Mrs Skeen reduces the risk of introducing infection by running a closed herd. This is with the exception of the occasional stockbull, which are only ever purchased from two trusted herds with equal or higher herd health status. Any incoming livestock are quarantined for three weeks before being introduced to the wider herd. “We are BVD accredited in Scotland, so it’s important we buy from farms that operate similar vaccination strategies,” she says. “Most of our yearling stores are sold over the border so vaccination is not just good for the herd’s performance, it also facilitates trade at market.”

Preventative health benefits “Our preventative health strategy and routine herd management have been very successful and since the herd is also closed, I am hopeful we will not see serious pneumonia again. However, I would not take the risk of withdrawing the vaccine, it is too important. “I firmly believe you’ll pay the price if you don’t vaccinate. Even when there’s additional pressures on farm, such as being in the peak of lambing season, I always make sure we get cattle vaccinations done. It is my top priority,” Mrs Skeen affirms. FG

Care is taken not to overload her livestock with stressful procedures and Mrs Skeen believes reducing the impact of stress is another important part of disease prevention. “We avoid weaning the springborn calves at the same time as housing. This is delayed for a week to 10 days once they’re settled in the sheds,” she explains. “Similarly, those born in autumn remain with their mothers throughout winter housing,

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into the substructure, thus enabling the roots and microbacteria to fulfil their potential. The strong environmental

credentials of this machine include its contoured, low-draft legs, which are mounted in-line, achieving great lift and shatter with minimal horsepower and fuel consumption. It also helps water to dissipate through the soil structure, preventing flash run-off, or worse, standing water that will further compact the soil, deprive the soil of oxygen and emit greenhouse gases. Additionally, like all Ceres machinery, the Sub-Line is designed, built and manufactured in the UK, reducing its carbon footprint. The Sub-Line is suitable for all levels of soil management, including contractors and farmers, and as it

has been designed for UK soils, it can be more effective than other more expensive machines. The leading discs have independent suspension to help prevent damage to the discs and overload and shock of bearings. All of the discs can be adjusted with one handle, which has six working positions and one out-of-work position. The discs can be kept in their optimum working position, cutting through the sward cleanly, allowing the leg to pass through without tearing the surface. Each of the legs are mounted on the substantial frame, with two M16 shear bolts for protection. The legs, knock on points and all other wearing components are widely available, which reduces cost and downtime. It is equipped with a 460mm diameter flat rear roller, which has simple dual turn-buckle adjustment to control the working depth of the machine, and leaves a neat, level finish across the width of the work. There is a galvanised, adjustable scraper mounted within the roller arms to prevent congestion and build-up. The Sub-Line is available from a single leg machine up to a five-leg machine. All sizes are compatible with Category 2 linkage, from 40–190 hp. Other variants can be designed and built to order, including optional trailing harrow and applicator platform. FG

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Milk fever is the most common metabolic disorder of dairy cows and impacts their welfare and productivity. Readily available forms of calcium can be given around the time of calving to reduce the risk of clinical and sub-clinical milk fever, or as a supportive therapy following intravenous infusion of calcium.

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Milk replacer digestibility key to successful lamb rearing Choosing the optimum milk replacer can have a significant impact on lamb sales and flock profitability, according to Trouw Nutrition GB. A recent sheep producer survey revealed 55% expect to artificially rear up to 5% of lambs born. Another 14% anticipate this will increase to up to 10% of all lambs. Achieving 5–10% more lamb sales has a big impact on the bottom line, so managing artificial rearing must be a priority. Milkivit Energized Lamb Milk is precisely

formulated to fully support lamb performance and health, which is central to profitable artificial rearing. Newborn lambs have limited energy reserves, so Milkivit ELM provides sufficient energy in a highly digestible form to support survivability and body temperature maintenance as well as a robust immune system, while promoting high liveweight gains. Protein digestibility is also important, so Milkivit ELM contains 100% of protein from dairy sources. To reduce digestive upsets, Milkivit ELM is formulated for low osmolality. Lamb milk replacers with elevated osmolality either in the formulation or mixed in too concentrated a form can damage gut integrity, increase the risk of scours and compromise future growth rates. By investing in a milk replacer formulated for high digestibility you can ensure lambs get the nutrients they require for good health and performance and help them get as good a start in life as possible. FG

Safe calf handling system gets rave reviews The ATV- or UTV-mounted Calf Catcher developed by Aberdeenshire croft farmer Gordon Stephen has proved to be a hit with farmers. It aims to make calf catching easier and offers a safe working environment for carrying out tasks such as injections or tagging. The system – which is easily adaptable to most ATVs or UTVs – is a 1.8 x 1.1 x 1.4m cage that runs on two wheels alongside the ATV. The ATV/UTV operator follows the calf until it is inside the cage, then uses a lever to release a sprungloaded gate. Wick farmer Mr Barnetson says tagging has gone from a three-man job to a one-man job since using the Calf Catcher.

Meanwhile Mr Clark, of Rattray Estate, Fraserburgh, says it is “a must” for farmers calving outside and working alone. “It’s strong, easily attached and most of all, safe to tag, castrate and dehorn calves without rushing. Once caught we can move cow and calf to another field very easily.” Hawick farmer Mr Richardon describes it as the “best investment ever” and urges other farmers not to take chances with calving outside. Mr Clark, who is in his fourth season using the catcher, adds: “Too many farmers are getting injured or worse during calving. Tagging is a necessary job that needs to be done correctly by taking our time and not rushing whilst constantly looking over your shoulder!” FG

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Precision calf milks promote sustainable performance A new generation of follow-on calf milks are now available to UK dairy and beef producers. The NeoMilk range of three milks, two of which are available as skim or whey-based products, offers more precise formulations with a better balance of nutrients and

strategic use of feed additives to optimise gut health. “We’ve identified the balance of amino acids that meets a calf’s requirements more precisely than 83939




in the past,” says Cargill youngstock specialist Bianca Theeruth. “We’ve looked carefully at the role of specific amino acids and the profile that best suits the calf’s needs. To meet the requirements of essential amino acids, that can be limited as they can’t be synthesised by the animal, Cargill has taken advantage of cost-effective synthetic amino acids that are now available. “It has enabled milk replacers to be formulated with lower protein content but with the same performance if the amino acid balance is right. And where crude protein levels are lower, there’s less waste, which has environmental advantages too.” Another development in milk replacers is the fatty acid contents. “Each fatty acid has a specific role, and a combination promotes gut health and immunity, bone growth, metabolism and organ development,” she says. “Adding complementary ingredients in a gut health package with a wider array of fatty acids means we can improve health and development. These packages, that can include postbiotics, have an important role in gut health, rumen development and in generating better immunity.”

The NeoMilk range Cargill has used its latest knowledge and technology to develop three calf follow-on milks in its NeoMilk range that are suitable for beef and dairy. NeoMilk Prime is a whey-based milk designed for beef calves

where daily weight gain is the priority. The range also includes Neomilk Boost and NeoMilk Beyond formulations, both available as whey- or skim-based milks, that are designed for rearing dairy replacements where both lean growth and weight gain is important. NeoMilk Boost targets daily growth rates of between 750g and 850g, and suits systems with few disease and health challenges. NeoMilk Beyond has the highest ingredient specification and is designed for rearing heifer calves where daily growth rates of between 900g and 1.1kg are targeted. This milk includes a postbiotic that offers extra support for the immune system and is therefore suited to rearing bought-in dairy calves and for systems where additional protection from disease and health challenges is required. The new calf milks, with an ideal balance of amino acids and an optimal crude protein to energy ratio that is tailored to suit either dairy replacement or beef calf rearing systems, can improve the diet’s efficiency and avoid an oversupply of nutrients, both of which bring cost, sustainability and environmental benefits. “Producers can select the NeoMilk product most suited to their system, with options for early, traditional and extended weaning systems,” adds Ms Theeruth.

Rumen development Calves are born monogastric essentially and rumen development happens in the first three or four months. Followon milk and starter feed should encourage this development and promote the calf’s immune system. “Calves, regardless of age, need to learn to eat starter feed to promote rumen development, so that when they are weaned, and the diet moves on to 100% solid feed, they are well prepared and less likely to face setbacks. “But we can’t assume they will do this automatically so supplies of fresh and palatable starter feed will encourage their appetite for it. And there needs to be fresh clean water alongside. “This, along with high management standards and new, more precise calf milks that match the system’s requirements, will get calves off to a good start in an efficient way.” FG

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Over 5,000 visitors celebrate 40th Dairy Show real growth area for dairy farmers.” A seminar programme during the event also explored key themes around future skills and business support, as well as health – including health hubs for farmers, advice on the risks of contracting TB, and how to reduce the risk of a TB breakdown.

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After last year’s Dairy Show was cancelled due to Covid-19, Somerset’s Bath & West Showground was bustling in October as thousands of farmers attended on the show’s 40th anniversary, and benefit from face-to-face conversations. Sarah Kidby reports. Following nearly two years of virtual shows and meetings, more than 5,000 visitors and 250 trade stands turned out for the Dairy Show, a key date in the dairy farming calendar. Show chairman David Cotton said: “We had to make some changes due to the circumstances, but this has given us a chance to put the spotlight on our young handlers, showing off their skills and abilities in presenting the next generation of dairy stock. Showmanship is so important and will definitely always have a place on the farm.” A wide range of classes took place throughout the day (6th October), including Guernsey, Jersey, Holstein and Any other Dairy Breed. It was a close battle between the Jerseys and

the Holsteins, but the Jersey scooped the top prize – the Davis Family from Tiverton won Supreme Champion with Rivermead Bubba Lexi (pictured). This year, the Bath & West decided to also showcase the next generation of farming by offering Calf and Heifer Classes, and Showmanship Classes. Classes were available for calves as young as nine months up to senior incalf heifers, while classes for exhibitors ranged from seven to 20-year-olds. Head of shows at the Bath & West, Alan Lyons, commented: “We are so pleased that we were finally able to bring the Dairy Show back, after a break due to Covid-19. Seeing the showground lively with visitors, trade stands and exhibitors was a welcome sight after what has been a

very challenging year for everyone. We are very grateful to be ending the year on a high and would like to thank everyone for joining us this year.” Speaking to Farmers Guide at the show, Mr Lyons reflected on the past 40 years: “It’s quite a momentous event – to think 40 years ago these sheds just had some British Friesians in to sell, and a few trade stands. We used to have classes of around 35 British Friesian heifers and have gradually grown the event to encompass more breeds. Trade stands are now a major part of the show with up to 280–300 attending on a good year. Covid has had an impact so this year we have 240 trade stands covering machinery, consultancy, genetics, financial and feed advice. “What I find fascinating is that every year we move with the times – a few years ago we began to see the advance of robotic milking machines; this year several companies are here with vending machines as this is a

Machinery on display at the show included the Albutt Shear Bucket, which sales manager Dan Cross said the company was constantly asked about due to the popularity of the Albutt Shear Grab. In creating the bucket, Albutt wanted an exceptionally heavy-duty product that customers would trust. “We wanted to use high tensile steels (Hardox and Strenx), so that’s the majority of what makes up the Bucket. [...] It was something that we wanted to get into the pit face well enough and also fill up the bucket as much as possible so you get the capacity of the Shear Grab. All models come with bolt on brackets so you can chop and change to suit your machine.” Across Albutt’s dealership network, most will have the Shear Bucket in stock for the winter season (see p.94 for further details on the Shear Bucket). Meanwhile, Masons Kings shared a stand with Rolland Trailers, showcasing the hydraulic lowering cattle trailer, silage trailer and manure spreaders. Rolland’s export sales director Alex Clothier, and Masons Kings group agricultural sales manager Alan Rowdon said the day was “very busy with a good buzz”, and commented that it was “nice to be back at the show after two years”. smaXtec sales and support representative Helen Hollingsworth spoke to Farmers Guide about the company’s heat detection system, which uses bolus technology to monitor health and fertility. Parameters like inner body temperature, rumination and activity are processed and fed back to the farmer via an easy-to-use app (see p.93 for further details of the system). Norbrook was also in attendance, speaking to farmers about its worm and fly control products, with particular emphasis on the new transition cow bolus range, which is focused on reducing the risk of milk fever, rather than waiting for cattle to show signs of illness, explained trade manager south Katrina Ross. The Dairy Show will return next year, on 5th October 2022. FG

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Easy calvings guaranteed with bolus system smaXtec’s bolus technology is much more than a regular heat detection system, providing precise insights on health, reproduction and feeding. Thanks to the unique position of the measurement device and direct measurement of inner body temperature, activity, rumination and drinking behaviour, the smaXtec system provides

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unrivalled data from inside the cow, the company says. Farmers receive precise insights into their cows’ health, reproduction and feeding status, enabling them to improve their farm’s success.

Knowing the time of calving is crucial in dairy farming: production and reproduction as well as animal welfare, workload and economic success are all closely related. Continuous monitoring of the calving process is of great importance in enabling you to closely follow the stages of calving and quickly identify and correct any signs of complications. According to customer experience, the smaXtec system notifies you on average 15 hours before calving and gives you enough time to take necessary measures. With smaXtec, cows’ health is not only monitored in the critical phase around birth, farmers are also informed when calving is imminent. So how does it work? Inner body temperature decreases considerably when the calving process starts. This commonly accepted and scientifically proven indicator for calving is reliably detected by smaXtec – you do not need to set an alarm at night to check if the cow is giving birth. You are informed upfront via push notification and email.

Based on the characteristic decrease in inner body temperature, the smaXtec system notifies you between 36 and six hours before calving. You are able to observe your animals very closely during the critical period around calving. This allows you to take all necessary measures to ensure a problem-free birth at an early stage. You can take your animals to a separate calving box, administer calcium boluses to prevent milk fever if necessary, assist the cow as needed at the right moment, contact your vet if needed and save the life of cow and calf in an emergency. Thanks to continuous monitoring of the key parameters – inner body temperature, activity and rumination – you are able to keep a close eye on your animals. By taking the right action at the right time, it is possible to reduce stillbirth rates and the number of postnatal problems. smaXtec monitors animals continuously and comprehensively, protecting the herd, providing milk yield stability and cost savings. Visit for further information. FG

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Attachment specialist Albutt Ltd took advantage of the Dairy Show to showcase its range of Shear Buckets, which launched in 2017 after a year of testing. Albutt’s range of Shear Buckets are predominately built using high tensile steels Hardox and Strenx. The grab and Bucket are manufactured from Strenx steel which provides ultimate strength and durability for those working in intense cutting cycles. From here, the teeth, blades and support sections are manufactured from Hardox steel, giving incredible robustness and wear properties.

The design team at Albutt knew the importance of the Bucket entering the pit face as smoothly and as deep as possible. With this in mind, a number of Bucket profiles and front edge designs were tested. The resulting feature is a Hardox blade, designed to be sharpened like the grab teeth, which pierces through grass, maize and whole crop clamp silage. Over the past four years, the Shear Bucket has been dispatched all over the world through Albutt’s dealership network and has proven to be an excellent addition to the company’s already stellar winter attachment range. FG

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Beef farmer impressed with gates and handling systems Stafford farmer David Dobbin, who farms 1,125 beef cattle over two holdings under DND Farming Ltd at Brancote Farm, purchased a cattle handling system from Stockpen UK Limited in 2018 and was impressed by the quality, delivery time and value for money. Since then, he has purchased a number of products from the North Yorkshire-based company, including cattle hurdles, calving gates and yard gates. Mr Dobbin said lead times had been a problem in the past, with some companies taking two to three weeks to deliver. With Stockpen, Mr Dobbin says: “If you order something today, you will usually get it tomorrow, or if not the next day.” The turnaround time and reliability are a key benefit for the farm, but Mr Dobbin says the quality and value for money are


both excellent too. “The gates are well made and easy to move around. You can move them yourself, it only takes one person, and they are very easy to set up. [...] Stockpen are very easy to deal with and the gates are high quality and very good value for money compared to competitors.” Stockpen supplies high quality, heavy-duty sheep handling gates, mobile cattle systems, mobile sheep handing systems, stockyard and calving gates, delivered nationwide. Contact the company directly for more information. FG

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Livestock Stage 5 Once the freshly cleaned and disinfected pens are completely dry, apply lime powder, place fresh bedding into the pen and replace any disinfected equipment that was removed for the deep-clean.

Calving season: 1. Individual and group calf pens should be kept as clean as possible. 2. Bedding should be replaced on a regular basis to keep organic matter to a minimum and the bedding warm and dry for the calves.

Birthing pens: Pens should be completely cleaned and disinfected after each birth to maintain a high level of hygiene.

Stage 6

Cleaning and disinfection for modern calf housing management Calf health management can determine lifetime productivity – and as a thoroughly cleaned and disinfected pen aids health, it is important that housing management systems are optimised to reduce susceptibility to disease. Attention to detail and an effective cleaning and disinfection programme are essential in order to maintain high standards and reduced mortality rates, but inevitably calves will be exposed to viruses, bacteria and parasites in their environment. Through the use of a controlled disinfection programme, the number of infections and organisms to which the calf is exposed are reduced. Evans Vanodine recommends the following six-stage cleaning and disinfection programme using its range of products:

Stage 1 1. Ensure all calves and equipment have been removed before cleaning commences. 2. Removable equipment should be taken outside and soaked in a trough containing a solution of Shift detergent at 1:250 (1 litre per 250 litres of water) to remove soiling. A brush and jet wash may need to be used to remove stubborn dirt. 3. After soiling has been removed equipment should be disinfected using GPC8 at 1:100. 4. Equipment should then be dried and stored in a clean area before being returned to the cleaned and disinfected calf pen.

Stage 2 1. The bulk of bedding should be removed mechanically. 2. Soiled bedding should be taken to an area away from the calf housing.

1. Foot baths filled with FAM 30 at 1:100 (for a 12-litre bath add 120ml of FAM 30) should be placed at all entrances to the calf pen area immediately after filling. 2. Foot baths must be kept clean by changing the disinfectant regularly to prevent it from becoming a potential source of contamination. 3. Always dip feet before entering; if boots are soiled, clean with water and a brush before using the foot bath. 4. Replace the solution every three days (72 hours) or sooner if the colour begins to fade.

Disinfection of paths, roadways and areas around calf housing:

3. Once the pen is free of the bulk of the soiled bedding, stubborn organic matter can be removed by scraping and brushing – you may need to jet wash to remove particularly stubborn matter. 4. This will make the wash-down more effective.

1. Keep paths and surrounding areas as clean as possible. 2. Make up a solution of FAM 30 disinfectant at 1:100. Spray or brush down these areas regularly at a rate of 300ml of solution per square metre.

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Coccidiosis and cryptosporidium reduction

1. To wash-down the pen, make up a solution of Shift at 1:150, or for heavy soiling, Target Powergel at 1:50. 2. Apply to all surfaces in the pen using a foaming lance; work from top to bottom and back to front, making sure all gates are also covered and leave for 30 minutes to ensure penetration into any remaining organic matter. 3. Rinse off using a low-pressure washer, paying particular attention to corners and cracks. 4. Leave to air dry completely before the next stage.

Stage 4 1. Make up a solution of GPC8 disinfectant (at 1:50 if there is a known disease problem or 1:200 if no known problem). 2. The use of warm/hot water increases the effectiveness of the GPC8 disinfectant. 3. Apply the solution of disinfectant through a sprayer to all surfaces and gates working from top to bottom and back to front; ensure extra coverage on corners and cracks. 4. Do not rinse off. Allow to dry overnight.

Coccidiosis and cryptosporidium, both diarrhoeacausing infections that are common in young calves and can be fatal, are hard to treat; however, prevention through good cleaning and disinfection is key to reduction. Evans Vanodine has tested and found the following system to be effective in destroying the oocysts which enable the infections to spread. The company recommends the following cleaning and disinfection programme to help to reduce cases: • After all animals and portable equipment have been removed from the pen, remove any organic material • Apply Target Powergel at 1:14 through a foam cleaner or low pressure washer (less than 70 bar). Allow a one-hour contact time before rinsing off thoroughly with clean water and allow to air dry • Spray all areas thoroughly with a solution of GPC8 at 1:35, at a rate of 300ml per square metre. For best results apply as a foam • Refit portable equipment and allow to air dry. FG December 2021 97

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Livestock herd health programmes, this extended shelf life means greater flexibility in preventing infectious scours on many calf units and will help reduce any unnecessary wastage of vaccine on farm,” Dr Baxter-Smith says. “What’s more, the newly launched 100ml 50-dose pack of Bovilis Rotavec Corona, plus more durable product packaging, is further improving the vaccine’s usage convenience, economics and environmental credentials.” She explains that the vaccine’s product packaging is also being transitioned from glass vials to polyethylene terephthalate (PET), a lightweight commercial plastic widely used for durably packaging pharmaceuticals. “PET has a significantly smaller production, transportation and disposal carbon footprint compared to glass, requiring less energy to produce. From a safety point of view, PET does not break or fracture – and requires nearly seven times less material (by volume/weight) compared with glass – which means lower carbon dioxide emissions and reduced transportation costs.”

Boost colostrum quality to help protect calves from scour Unfortunately, the UK farming industry is still losing too many calves to scours. Indeed, a 2017 study highlighted that in calves under two months of age, scour is the main cause of death (Johnson et al). According to MSD Animal Health’s latest national youngstock survey (spring 2020), 81% of more than 300 farmers surveyed said they had experienced scour in their calves during the last 12 months and 50% of farms had suffered mortalities. On dairy farms, calf deaths due to scour had been seen by more than 65% of units. The cost of treating scour is estimated to be £57.94 per calf affected (ADAS report, 2013), but this figure doesn’t include the longer-term financial impact associated with a depression in growth rates and lifetime productivity. It’s important to appreciate too that treatment with antibiotics is rarely effective against most causes of infectious scour.

Immunity-led disease prevention MSD ruminant veterinary adviser Dr Kat Baxter-Smith explains that the key to better control of infectious calf scour lies in immunity-led disease prevention

supported by good management and hygiene. “Practically, this means giving dry cows a vaccine to boost dam colostrum quality pre-calving – and then feeding enough of this fortified feed to newborn calves,” she says. “Calves are most at risk from infectious scours during the first 1–4 weeks of life and need a source of protection – through passive transfer of antibodies in the colostrum – to help keep them healthy. On many units, normal colostrum may not provide enough antibodies. “However, vaccination of the calf’s mother with Bovilis Rotavec Corona between 12 and three weeks before calving boosts colostrum quality, allowing you to feed high levels of antibodies against rotavirus,

Vaccine storage and administration coronavirus and E.coli F5 (K99) in early life. Calves gain protection by drinking this fortified colostrum from their vaccinated mothers. “To ensure this passive transfer of antibodies from the dam to calves, four litres of colostrum (or at least 10% of calf body weight) containing 50g/litre of IgG antibodies should be fed within the first four hours of birth. This should be followed by two additional litres within 12 hours of birth. For calves left on the cow, getting four litres of colostrum requires approximately 20 minutes of continuous suckling,” Dr Baxter-Smith says.

Increased flexibility The Bovilis Rotavec Corona vaccine from MSD Animal Health was licensed in November 2020 for use up to 28 days after first opening the immediate packaging*. The previous licence meant the product needed to be used within eight hours of opening. “For producers taking an immunity-led approach to their

To maintain the efficacy of the Bovilis Rotavec Corona vaccine, it must be stored properly – upright and refrigerated (at 2–8°C) before and after broaching, and after first use. A broached vial will be able to be used once more during the next 28 days after the first vaccination event and then discarded. MSD Animal Health says that vaccine vials should still be shaken well before use. The injection should be made through an area of clean, dry skin with precautions taken against contamination. Vaccination equipment such as needles and syringes should be sterilised. Use of a multi-dose syringe to minimise vaccine contamination and excessive broaching is recommended. Taking steps to prevent youngstock illness is critical to the long-term productivity of that animal and your business. For more information on how vaccination can be used to prevent scour and other youngstock diseases – and the detail on the correct fridge storage protocols for animal medicines – please contact your vet or animal health product retailer. FG *Please refer to the product label or SPC for further information.

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*After broaching and first use, store upright and refrigerated (2-8°C). A broached vial can be used once more during the next 28 days after the first vaccination event and then discarded. Use of excellent aseptic technique and a multi-dose syringe to minimise vaccine contamination and excessive broaching is recommended. Reference: 1. GfK MAT Sales Volume (August 2021). Bovilis® Rotavec® Corona contains inactivated rotavirus and coronavirus and E. coli F5 (K99) antigens. POM-VPS. Bovilis® Bovivac® S contains inactivated cells of Salmonella dublin, strain S342/70 and Salmonella typhimurium, strain S341/70. POM-V. Halocur® contains 0.5mg/ml halofuginone lactate in an aqueous excipient. POM-V. Vecoxan® contains 2.5mg/ml diclazuril. POM-VPS. Further information is available from the respective SPC, datasheet or package leaflets. MSD Animal Health UK Limited. Registered office Walton Manor, Walton, Milton Keynes MK7 7AJ, UK. Registered in England & Wales no. 946942. Advice should be sought from the medicine prescriber. Use Medicines Responsibly. © 2021 MSD Animal Health UK Limited. UK-BOV-210900016

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New first-choice varieties added to forage maize DL KWS Exelon from KWS and Gema from Limagrain are new entrants to the British Society of Plant Breeders’ 2022 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists for Favourable Sites. Gema also made the DL for Less Favourable growing conditions. The last few years have tested the forage maize varieties with a range of challenges, says NIAB forage crop specialist Ellie Sweetman (pictured), including cold springs delaying sowing and testing early vigour, prolonged drought conditions and high temperatures challenging growth with some high levels of lodging and some very wet conditions delaying harvest. Commenting on the new Favourable Sites List varieties, Ms Sweetman highlights Exelon as one of the highest yielding at 18.9 t/ha. “It has an ME yield of 222,000 MJ/ha and starch yield of 6.45 t/ ha with excellent eyespot resistance. Newcomer Gema has the highest starch yield on the DL at 6.55 t/ha with good standing power and eyespot resistance. But the highest yielding variety on the List is Limagrain’s Resolute, first listed in 2020, achieving 19t DM/ha at 32.9% dry matter, with the highest ME yield of 224,000 MJ/ha and very good early vigour.” Gema has also been added to the Less Favourable List with a high starch content of 36.7% and good resistance to eyespot. Resolute has the highest dry matter yield per hectare and highest ME yield on the List, as well as good early

vigour. Growers looking for highly digestible, good quality silage in more challenging growing conditions should look for early maturing varieties with good early vigour to make best use of a shorter growing season. The standalone Very Favourable Descriptive List includes varieties found on the Favourable and Less Favourable DLs as well as some unique to this List. Four varieties have been added to the Very Favourable DL; Mantilla from Limagrain, Neutrino from Saaten Union/Elsoms, RGT BIXX from RAGT and SPYCI CS from Caussade. Each are high yielding with good ME yield per hectare, good early vigour and good standing power. Ms Sweetman explains that varieties on the Very Favourable DL may be suitable for producers growing to maximise yield as a feedstock for anaerobic digesters where sites have a long growing season and very favourable conditions. “ME yield is also an important factor for achieving high biogas yields so should be taken into consideration.” BSPB variety trials co-ordinator Jeremy Widdowson, explains that since exiting the EU,

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Choosing maize varieties: A guide Great strides have been made in maize breeding over the past five years and producers have a wide range of varieties to choose from. John Burgess of KWS offers some guidance on varietal selection. Consideration of end use is the first step towards choosing a maize variety, says Mr Burgess. “Maize for forage requires a variety with high dry matter potential and a minimum starch content of 30%. I would recommend that choice is limited to varieties with a maximum FAO, or

maturity rating, of 190. “If maize silage is to be included in a dairy cow total mixed ration, ultra-early hybrids will help to ensure an all-year-round supply. These ultra-earlies require an average 130–140 days in order to reach

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maturity, compared with an average of 160 days for mainstream types. They can bring harvest forward to early September, or allow time for ‘catch up’ in seasons where drilling is delayed.” A different set of selection criteria will apply to maize grown for anaerobic digestion. “Many AD maize growers are responsible for large acreages and therefore one of their priorities will be to spread the drilling and harvest window. In these situations, the inclusion of varieties with a range of FAO figures will be preferable. The other priorities should be high freshweight yields and good disease resistance.” Maize for corn cob mix (CCM) production and crimping is becoming increasingly popular among livestock producers, as they seek to increase their use of home-grown feedstuffs, he adds. “CCM is usually cut 4–7 weeks later, compared with maize silage. It requires a compact or semi-compact variety with an FAO range of 150–210. It should also have good standing power, a trait which will also apply to maize for crimping. Producers who are planning to crimp their maize should avoid ultra-early varieties, due to the risk of brackling.” The 2022 KWS Maize Portfolio is packed with detailed information on a range of maize varieties to suit all farm situations. The handbook can be downloaded at www.kws-com (select the maize option) or order a paper copy by contacting the KWS UK maize office: FG

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This month, we spoke to vet Stephanie Winslow from Three Valleys Veterinary, part of CVS (UK) Limited, for her advice on this critical phase.

What are the key pitfalls during this period? A: Body condition score: Cows calving in excess body condition (>3.5) have reduced dry matter intake, leading to increased risk of metabolic disease (milk fever, ketosis, displaced abomasum), immunosuppression predisposing to infections (mastitis, metritis) and decreased fertility. Meanwhile thin cows have increased risk of involuntary culling (first 60 days in milk) and lameness. ‘Far off ’ and ‘close up’ batches: Avoid overfeeding ‘far off ’ dry cows but maximise DMI and rumen capacity by offering a high fibre and low energy dense diet (ME 90MJ/day). Increase energy density for the ‘close up’

group to 120MJ/day by adding a dry cow concentrate or having a specific transition diet formulated by your nutritional advisor. Ideally feed low potassium forages – forage analysis will guide decision making. Cows at grass should be housed three weeks pre-calving as grass has high potassium content. Lameness: Treating causes of lameness and improving foot conformation during the dry period decreases lameness risk in the next lactation. AHDB reports the average cost of a lameness case is £330/cow. Lack of footbathing along with poor environmental hygiene predisposes cows to infectious causes of lameness. Mastitis: Hygiene at dry off is key to avoiding introduction of bacteria to the udder (especially if using a teat sealant only) and subsequent mastitis. Cubicle cleanliness and slurry management decrease the risk of dry period infection. Mastitis costs £70–250/cow/year. Dry period length: Less than 45 days is associated with reduced yield and increased risk of infection and >70 days has an increased risk of high body condition, metabolic disease, reduction in lifetime yield and new infection.

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Body condition score cows 8–10 weeks before calving. Identify at-risk individuals Foot trim all cows at dry off to identify and treat causes of lameness Identify cows with high somatic cell count (>200,000 cells/ml) or clinical mastitis in the previous three months before dry off. Use targeted antibiotic dry cow therapy with a teat sealant. Use teat sealant only in all other cows provided bulk tank SCC is below 200,000 for the last 12 months Divide dry cows into ‘far-off ’ (8–3 weeks pre-calving) and ‘close-up’ (three weeks pre-calving) groups Calculate the dry period length and consider using metabolic profiles to assess dietary adequacy Stocking density, cubicle size, bed comfort and hygiene, feed and water space need careful consideration (>90cm/cow) (>10cm/cow). Remove old feed and provide fresh palatable food daily Minimise pen moves to decrease stress. Cows should be moved to calving area 4–5 days before calving to avoid decreased DMI or in second stage labour (feet out!) to avoid delayed calving. FG



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Whether you’re seeking help with straightforward accounts and tax advice, or services such as will drafting, legal powers of attorney, conveyancing or mortgage services, to name a few, Churchgates can assist farmers with a broad range of issues. Churchgates specialises in helping farmers with many aspects of their financial and legal requirements. The company says clients typically seek help with straightforward accounts and tax compliance, but soon find the firm can offer much more. It develops

good working relationships with clients and gets to know both the business and the farming family well. Through the compliance process, Churchgates provides tax advice on the most tax efficient way to purchase and dispose of assets, help maximise

capital allowances and benefit from niche areas such as research and development tax credits. It can assist with the registration and reporting of VAT and set up payroll where required. The firm will then go on to look at ways to extract cash from your

company, providing remuneration planning and setting up pensions, if required. If you have a larger family connected to your farm, it can set up a Trust into which it can transfer assets or company shares. The dividend payments made to the trust can be pushed to your children by way of distribution, and this can contribute to the payment of school fees. Churchgates can extend its service provision to include will drafting, together with Legal Powers of Attorney. As the firm gets to know you well over the years and hold information regarding your personal wealth, this process will be swift and efficient. The firm offers conveyancing and mortgage services, offering advice on the best form of investments for all stages of your family’s lives from junior ISAs to pensions. Because the company knows its clients well, it is able to help with the more difficult parts of life, for instance dealing with the Estate and Inheritance Tax requirements of a family member. Based in Bury St Edmunds, it also has office space in London and has a national client base. Churchgates is interested to hear from you wherever you are located in the UK and offers a free initial meeting. Get in touch to discuss any of your financial or legal farming requirements. FG

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Getting your farm insurance right Getting the best value from your farm insurance can be a utopian goal and too often feels it can only be achieved by a compromise in cover. But this doesn’t have to be the case. With over 20 years’ agricultural broking experience and a first-hand understanding of farming, Tim Long at Sole Bay Insurance Brokers suggests some key points you should consider which could save you some money but continue to protect you and your assets:

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Interruption policy section. Check your fertiliser is insured adequately. If you have to specify a replacement cost, leave plenty of margin to buy it when stocks are low and prices are even higher Explain to your broker carefully whether you are a contract farmer or a farm contractor and if so, what amount of spraying you undertake. If you farm ‘stubble

to stubble’ on another’s land (a contract farmer) this can often be far less expensive to insure than if you are a farm contractor (with or without spraying) on the same amount of land. Ensure your broker understands the difference and is relaying this to the underwriters. Motor insurers will also want to know which vehicles are involved in farm contracting Long Term Undertakings or Long Term Agreements lock you in to an insurer for a given period, prompting a discount. Consider carefully before committing to these, as long-term loyalty to one insurer is rarely considered grounds for paying claims. Be flexible by using an independent broker who can select the best value insurer for you at each renewal Check whether it is expensive to spread the payments. Independent Finance Companies can make a high charge for spreading premiums and will sometimes do so over six or 10 months rather than 12. This can make the actual cost to finance a premium high. Check the payments and frequency before you agree to finance the premium

Watch out for car and pick-up ownership. Some insurers will automatically add Protected Bonus when you achieve full No Claims Bonus but some wait to be asked. Ensure you get this included where possible to reduce the financial impact of future claims • Remember you are the customer. Are you happy with your renewal date? Just because it has always been a certain date, consider if this is still appropriate. How about the documentation? Do you still want a booklet or do you prefer email, or both? Is documentation clear and easy to understand? If not, say so and see what options there are • Ask for a fee based broking service. You may find this cheaper or at least allows a degree of transparency • Remember to use an agricultural specialist motor fleet policy where implements and trailers are covered whether attached to the tractor or not If you would like a different approach to your farm insurance advice, call Sole Bay Insurance Brokers. Policies vary so to check your cover, refer to your insurer documents. FG

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Professional surveyor brings new life to buildings Salter & Mckenna is a firm of Chartered Surveyors practising on the Essex/Suffolk border serving clients throughout East Anglia. It provides a full range of services to clients, including land and estate management, farm consultancy, contract farming, planning and development, building surveys, architectural design, refurbishment of listed buildings, project management and valuations. The firm recently completed a project on a range of traditional farm buildings. The buildings were around 200 years old, and consisted of a combination of timber stud walls with weatherboard cladding, and solid red brick walls – both types of wall construction had a pitched timber roof with a pantile covering. The roofs had started to deteriorate and let in water; this in turn weakened the structure of the roof, which caused a failure of a tie beam and the partial collapse of a timber stud wall. Salter & Mckenna oversaw the refurbishment of the buildings,

Planning consultancy service goes from strength to strength which extended to 350m². The timber-framed walls were carefully deconstructed, marking all the beams that could be salvaged. A new plinth wall was constructed using lime mortar with an imperial brick. A new oak sole plate and wall plate were then installed, and original timbers reused. The building then had a new roof structure and a combination of new and old tiles reused. The result of the project was to give the building a new roof and sound structure, which would ensure they could function for another 100 years. FG

After 30 years of providing specialist agricultural management services, September 2020 saw Wilson Wraight launch its planning consultancy service. Since its launch, we have seen the introduction of the Planning Bill, intended to create a simpler, faster, and more modern planning system, ensuring homes and infrastructure can be delivered more quickly across England. While the debate about the forthcoming Planning Bill continues, a number of potentially radical alterations to the planning system have been introduced. The government’s policy allowing homes to be built on sites not allocated in a local plan under its new First Homes initiative could represent a significant opportunity, and unsurprisingly, several land promoters and developers have registered interest in the scheme, while some planning authorities and countryside campaigners have expressed concern it could result in unsustainable large developments.

Additionally, the government has created a new planning policy, known as Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG). BNG will require a careful assessment of habitats and measurement of the areas each one covers before and after development. While it is yet to be enshrined into law, there has been much implementation planning already, with an expected roll-out date of 2023. There is a significant question over how developers who desire an offsite BNG partner will be connected with farmers who can deliver it. Head of planning, Dan Hewett (pictured) commented: “Our service is delivered by expert staff who pride themselves on forging close relationships with our clients. We cover all aspects of the planning system from the strategic promotion of sites through the project management of small- and large-scale development schemes via planning applications or appeals.” To discuss any planning-related matters, contact the Wilson Wraight team. FG

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Getting the most out of the planning process Starting out as a family construction company on the Essex-Suffolk border, PlanFree has worked through many planning applications alongside many councils. Over the years, the firm says it has built up a great in-house team with the aim of getting the most out of the planning process. It offers services in all areas, from barn conversions and agricultural developments, to large site developments and custom residential new builds. PlanFree has never believed in the hard sell and is flexible to meet clients’ requirements. With a wealth of knowledge and experience, the team is confident it can provide a superior architectural and planning service. Once a client has made contact, PlanFree promptly gathers information on the project and begins an initial assessment, before looking to arrange a site visit to further assess the site and get an understanding of what you aim to achieve from the

planning process. PlanFree’s team are straight talking about the facts uncovered during their research and do not follow the trend of false encouragement. If they do not believe it is worth your investment, they will advise you on this straight away. With many of its projects, PlanFree is able to present a ‘no planning, no fee’ scheme which offers a risk-free planning process. The company takes the risk, and if planning is not achieved, you won’t be charged a penny. FG

Professional advice for rural property issues Clarke & Simpson offers general professional management advice to farmers and landowners in virtually every aspect of rural property. The firm undertakes professional valuations in accordance with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ Standards for probate, bank borrowing, financial planning and many other purposes. It also advises on financial planning and tax matters, and regularly liaises with government departments for clients regarding Countryside Stewardship, Basic Payment and other schemes. It has expertise in the fields of compulsory purchase, telecommunication masts, agricultural tenancies, share farming and a range of other matters affecting modern farmers; and is actively involved in renewable energy schemes. Recently the company has focused

on strategic planning opportunities and specialised in helping clients to partner the right developer, aiming to maximise a return from land in the shortest possible time. The current focus concerns the need for a five-year land supply, and Clarke & Simpson has already helped clients achieve extraordinary returns in quite short time frames. RICS Accredited Mediator Eleanor Havers provides a confidential, voluntary and effective alternative dispute resolution process, resolving issues such as boundary disputes, rights of way, ownership and occupation, will disputes, family break-up and partnership dissolution. The mediator will facilitate the parties’ discussion questioning to both parties, not taking sides or passing judgement to try and reach a settlement. FG



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Power on the land The topic for this month’s Power on the Land is muck and slurry machinery, brought to you as always by Mike Williams. For centuries, a farmyard manure heap has been valued as a nutrient supply for future crops, but the difference now on some farms is that the manure heap has been replaced by a slurry lagoon. One of the largest selections of slurry equipment is made by SlurryKat, with three tanker ranges providing capacities from 7,000–25,000 litres. It also offers dribble bar and trailing shoe attachments for applying slurry, plus pumps, mixers, hoses, couplings and flow meters, as well as mobile nurse tanks. SlurryKat tanker choices include the Panterra series with specifications to suit small to medium amounts of slurry, and capacities are 7,000–12,500 litres. The Super Tanker series offers a higher specification, with tanks made of 6mm steel sheet holding 11,000–18,000 litres and featuring an inspection hatch, baffles to reduce surge movement, three sight glass level indicators, plus commercial axles with hydraulic brakes. The newest additions are the Premium Super series tankers introduced at the end of last year, with a specification that includes 18 new or updated features compared with the Super series, and the maximum tank size increases to 25,000 litres.

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Major Equipment is among Ireland’s leading farm machinery manufacturers, and slurry equipment is an important part of the product range. Tankers are in four series, all with tanks made of 6mm steel. Agri series tankers are in three sizes from 6,750–9,590 litres with a galvanised

finish, and rubber buffers on the drawbar allow smoother and safer travel. Designed for contractors and farms with large amounts of slurry, Alpine tankers have a low centre of gravity achieved by a dropped axle for increased stability, the external finish can be galvanised or painted and capacities are 9,780–12,150 litres. Twin axles with steering are standard on Major Tandem tankers available in three sizes between 13,638 and 18,185 litres. The Tandem series, like most Major tankers, have a safety cable to apply the brakes if the hitch detaches while travelling. The fourth tanker range is the Contractor series with seven models holding up to 14,000 litres, heavy duty commercial axles and with a painted or galvanised finish. The Dezwaef company has been making farm machinery in Belgium for more than 50 years, and during that time slurry equipment has emerged as its biggest product range. It offers a large selection of tankers plus a range of application equipment sold in the UK by HVM Agri. The Wiltshire-based HVM company offers a range of engineering services for farms, including fabrication work with the emphasis on trailers which can be built to suit individual customer requirements. Slurry handling machinery is an important part of the HVM Agri business, based on the imported Dezwaef range and including tankers in single, tandem and triple axle models with a galvanised or painted finish and a range of tyre options. Also featured on the Dezwaef equipment list is a range of slurry application systems, including dribble bar attachments, trailing shoe applicators and cultivator-based soil injection units, and as well as selling the slurry equipment, HVM also provides a full parts and service back-up. Important objectives for slurry spreading include even distribution to make full use of the fertiliser replacement value to benefit crop growth, while also minimising water pollution and smell nuisance problems. Machinery manufacturers now offer a range of equipment designed to achieve maximum application efficiency, with the

Vogelsang options from Germany offering one of the biggest choices in a range that includes dribble bar and trailing shoe equipment plus umbilical and precision methods. Also available in the Vogelsang range is the XTill application system combining strip till cultivation with slurry application in a single-pass operation. Benefits offered by XTill compared with standard two-pass methods can include up to 40 per cent cost reduction, says Vogelsang, based on time and fuel savings plus a reduction in purchased fertiliser, and the single-pass cultivation and liquid manure approach can also reduce soil damage and provide crops with increased access to soil moisture. There is plenty of choice in the Hi-Spec range from Ireland, including slurry tankers with single, tandem and triple axles and up to 22,750 litres capacity for the top model. For manure spreading, it offers the rear delivery XCEL model with 12t capacity and using a combination of shredding rotors and spinning discs to provide more even distribution across a 24m spread width. A slatted floor powered by two chains conveys the load to the rear of the spreader, and weigh cell equipment is an option. Hi-Spec also offers the Side Spreader with a steel tube rotor using flail chains to fragment manure for spreading from the side of the machine. This spreading arrangement was a huge 1960s success when it was first introduced as the Howard Rotaspreader, capturing more than 70 per cent of UK manure spreader sales, and the Side Spreader inherits the Rotaspreader’s versatility for handling both manure and slurry. Hi-Spec offers two Side Spreader models, both with hydraulic lid opening for loading. Titan rear delivery manure spreaders from Teagle Machinery are in the medium to large capacity sector, and the eight models have carrying capacities starting from 6m3, with 17m3 available in the top model. Titan capacity figures are based on heaped load volumes and standard specifications, but ‘Greedy Boards’ are on the options list for all models to boost the load volume, and for the top model they boost the capacity from 17 to 20m3. Tractor recommendations start at 80hp for the smallest model, increasing to 160hp minimum for the biggest Titan spreader. continued over…

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As well as yard manure, the Titan spreading action also handles other materials including compost and poultry litter, and while the biggest sales are achieved by smaller Compact series models up to 11.2m3 with Greedy Boards, the biggest increase in sales has recently come from the high-capacity Pro spreaders from 15.4m3 upwards. Teagle also reports increased demand for their optional variable spread rate control equipment with weigh cells and GPS for monitoring application rates. Lowlander series rear delivery spreaders are built by G T Bunning in a large selection of sizes and both vertical and horizontal auger versions. Their aim is to offer a choice of capacities that meet virtually all farm and contractor requirements, and this means a range

extending from 6t load capacity for the entry level Lowlander Farmstar with vertical spreading augers, and extending to 38t for the flagship wide body 380 model offered in both vertical and horizontal auger versions. The range-topping 380 spreader is one of three models in the wide body category which includes both vertical and horizontal auger versions. Others in the same category are the Lowlander 180 carrying an 18t maximum load on a single axle, the 230 has tandem axles carrying up to 23t, and there are triple axles on the 380. A special option available with tandem and triple axles is a hydraulic suspension option to give a smoother ride when carrying a heavy load. Shelbourne Reynolds chose a side delivery spreading action for their Powerspread models, using a mid-mounted overshot impeller to

The side-mounted impeller on the Powerspread range from Shelbourne Reynolds can handle solid manure, slurry or a mixture of both.

fragment and discharge a full range of solid and liquid manures and waste products. An auger moves material from the rear and the front of the spreader body to the mid-mounted rotor, and the spread width is up to about 20m with the rotor operating at about 700rpm. There are two Powerspread series in the range, starting at the Dairy series with 1600 and 2000 model numbers indicating the capacity in gallons, and there are six models in the Pro series holding 1,800–3,200 gallons. Recommended tractor requirements start at 85hp for the smallest Powerspread, and the range-topping 3200 Pro needs 130hp. Optional extras offered for the Powerspread range include anti-bridging equipment in manually operated and automatic versions, and Pro models can be mounted on tandem axles with steering and air brakes. FG

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British-made rear-discharge spreaders offer increased longevity Titan rear-discharge manure spreaders are designed and manufactured by Teagle Machinery at its manufacturing plant near St Agnes in Cornwall, and claim to offer reduced maintenance.

The Titan range consists of seven models, grouped into the following ranges: Compact: Titan 6, 8 and 9, ranging from 6.3–11.2m³ Agri: Titan 10 and 12, ranging from 10.2–14.8m³ Pro: Titan 15 and 17, ranging from 15.4–20.1m³. Earlier in 2021 saw the introduction of a number of design enhancements to the Agri and Pro models, including heavy duty boron steel beater spirals and spreading tips for improved impact and wear resistance, as well as a unique one-piece rear bed drive shaft and sprockets for improved durability and ease of maintenance through the side of the machine. The Pro range received

larger 18mm diameter bed chains and upgraded 75mm diameter rear bed shaft fitted with Hardox sprockets, increased in thickness by 33% to further improve in-service life. Various hitch fittings are also now available, including swivel, ring, clevis and K80 options. Teagle has also added an optional Isobus variable rate weigh cell system, which is available on models across the Agri and Pro ranges and utilises four 20t rated weigh cells on the axle and drawbar. Target application rate is entered into the controller which then monitors the load and adjusts the bed chain speed accordingly. GPS variable rate control can either be via an existing tractor Isobus terminal or is available as an optional accessory. FG

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Successful UK working debut for slurry applicator

Unveiled earlier this year, the new Vervaet Quad 550 recently received its UK working debut during a demo tour held by importers J Riley Beet Harvesters (UK) Ltd.

The new Vervaet Quad 550 went to work in UK fields for the first time in September during the successful J Riley Beet Harvesters (UK) Ltd demo tour. Travelling across the country, the fourwheel slurry applicator impressed potential customers everywhere it went, the company says. “The Quad has been very well received,” noted managing director Jeremy Riley. “We’ve been very

pleasantly surprised by both the exceptional reaction we’ve had from demonstrations and how well it has performed. Vervaet are on the right track with this machine and it has filled a gap in the market for us.”

The new Quad completes Vervaet’s range, joining the three-wheel Hydro Trike and fivewheel Hydro Trike XL. It boasts a 550hp Volvo Penta engine, hydro-mechanical transmission with diff-locks, crab-steer facility

and a pivoting 8t three-point linkage. The slurry system has a 21m³ tank, front-mounted filling arm and optional 13,500-litre/ min pump. An integrated John Deere NIR sensor can be specified to allow real-time monitoring and adjustment of the application dependent on nutrient value. “Vervaet really have made a machine which has the best features of the competition with copious options and caters specifically for the UK market,” said Matt Carse, sales manager at Rileys. “We’ve had operators comment on the ease of use of the proven Vervaet terminal and the machine’s impressive manoeuvrability and visibility. Ease of serviceability was also noted – to access things like the engine filters and pump you just open doors rather than having to tilt the cab or raise the tank. We’re hoping to have the first machines on-farm with new customers in the spring and there will also be another demo machine on-hand for anyone who missed out this year.” FG

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Spreader and tanker range offers extensive options When it comes to comes to muck and slurry handling, Hi-Spec Engineering says it has the ideal solution in its comprehensive range.

Hi-Spec’s tanker range includes a wide range of models with capacities from 800–5,000 gallons (3,600–22,700 litres), available with numerous filling and other options, allowing tankers to be tailored to your needs. All Hi-Spec vacuum tankers are manufactured using high quality British steel and incorporate internal implosion rings and a collared dished end as standard to ensure the strongest possible construction. Tanks are fully supported by the complete chassis frame and models are available with standard or stepped recessed axles. The recessed axle lowers the centre of gravity, improving stability both on

the road and on undulating ground. Options include high-capacity pumps and a cab-operated filling arm. The intake system can incorporate a Vogelsang Rotacut 5000 chopping unit to avoid any potential blockage to the injectors caused by straw or silage in the slurry. A wide range of spreading attachments are available, including the Hi-Spec Trailing Shoe in working widths of 6.0, 7.5, 9.0 and 10.5m. This features a robust chassis-mounted mast which ensures the tanker and shoe are perfectly balanced and the shoe is properly supported to the tanker. It is designed so that both the fill points and splash plate can be used without modifications. Hi-Spec’s trailing shoe can also be used as a dribble bar if needed without any contact with the ground. Alternatively, a wide range of disc injectors (Bomech), dribble bars (Vogelsang or AgQuip) and trailing shoes (Bomech or AgQuip) can be used in conjunction with the tankers. Meanwhile, Hi-Spec’s range of spreaders includes the rear discharge Xcel 1250 spreader and two side discharge machines. The Xcel 1250 is unique in that it uses a rotary chain and flail system to achieve good break up

of material, which is spread using a pair of spinning discs. The shredding rotor carries 22 heavy duty chains, which carry 12mm Hardox flail heads, mounted under a 4mm Hardox hood, that shred the material to an even consistency and ensure no lumps are deposited onto the spreading rotors. An adjustment plate on the shredding rotor hood, evenly places the manure onto the spreading discs for even spread. The Xcel 1250 has a capacity of 12t and can evenly spread material up to 24m. Material is moved rearward by a single slat marine grade floor chain, driven by a hydraulic motor with overload protection and variable speed adjustment. Options include various tyre sizes, a weigh cell and the Isobus-compatible RDS iSOCAN Apollo spreader control system or the straightforward Digi-Star GT400 weighing system. Two Hi-Spec side discharge spreaders are available – the 8m3 SS800 and the 10m3 SS1000. Hi-Spec manure spreaders are built using heavy-duty 5mm thick British steel and feature a 3mm lid. Standard specification includes a ring hitch, hydraulic braking and LED road lights, while the SS1000 also incorporates centralised greasing. For more information visit FG

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Solutions for slurry and dirty water

Greencrop offers a range of dirty water and slurry spreading solutions to handle slurry, digestate from AD Plants, dirty water from livestock farms and washing plants. With new legislation taking effect from 2025 banning above ground slurry application, slurry spreading will have to change to shallow injectors, trailing shoe or dribble bars. We can therefore be hopeful of supporting grants becoming available again soon.

Greencrop can supply a full range of all of this equipment, including a great budget range of dribble bars up to 7.5m spreading width, able to mount on existing vacuum tankers from the rear door, without having to weld on any mounting brackets, with the ability to still use the splash plate if needed.







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Fitting the tanker mounted dribble bar is very easy, with Greencrop saying it can supply a new galvanised rear door with mounting brackets welded to it, allowing you to fit your existing gate vale to this door. Forklift lifting points are mounted on the machine, allowing the DB to fit to the rear door, which can be bolted on

at the correct height. The machines are very close coupled to the tanker, retaining good weight distribution. All dribble bars from 7m wide upwards are fitted with boom brake back as standard. The units are fitted with an easy access single horizontal macerator, which is self-sharpening and reversable. Outlets and pipes measure 50mm in diameter (so less blockage) at 250mm spacings. The company’s dribble bars range from 6–14m with single macerator on tanker models. Twin macerators are fitted on umbilical machines from 9m up to 15m. Greencrop dribble bars can be specified to mount onto a tanker which can be removed and used as an umbilical machine. Trailing shoe applicators range from 6–12m, tanker mounted or umbilical mounted. Shallow injectors machines range from 3m up to 6m. Greencrop also supplies Nurse tanks with capacities of 30–140m3. These are all built to customers’ specifications. Also available is a full range of slurry, dirty water equipment and umbilical kit including pumps, layflat reelers, splash plates, flow meters, monitoring systems and Oroflex hose. FG

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The new ‘Wagtail’ hose humper can pivot on both sides of the tractor.

Offering safe and versatile hose handling The Tramspread ‘Wagtail’ hose humper pivots to both the left and right, which enables more accurate hose placing outside tramlines which reduces pipe wear. “This is the first hose humper we have designed with the ability to pivot the wheel to either side of the tractor. This mechanism reduces damage to the crop when spreading because the operator does not have to leave the tramlines when moving the hose,” says Tramspread managing director Terry Baker. The option to move the hose to either side of the tractor also helps the operator to avoid obstacles more easily. “By having the flexibility to position the hose on either side of the tractor, it makes moving a hose around much quicker and easier,” he adds.

The hydraulic offset and raising the wheel into the transport position is controlled from the tractor’s spool valves. A breaking mechanism allows for the wheel to spin freely or be locked in position. “When the Wagtail is raised it also leaves the tractor pick up hitch available for other implements such as trailed hose reeler or pump trailer,” explains Mr Baker. The Wagtail can be used to move hose widths up to 8in making it suitable for most slurry and digestate operations. “By choosing to use the Wagtail, operators can reduce stress on pipe and couplings. This will also reduce the risk of leaks and spills, making spreading safer, easier for the operator and better for the crop,” he concludes. FG

A BioSelect digestate separator, made by Borger, has greatly improved operations at a dairy farm that has diversified into producing biogas. Replacing an old separator that regularly presented issues with its gearbox and shaft, the rugged Borger BioSelect has had no problems separating slurry/maize fibre solids from the digester liquid. It can also be supplied with a Borger highdensity solids feed pump, which is controlled to provide a balanced solids loading to the separator. A second pump is then utilised to pump away the separated liquid. At the end of the separating process, the farm now benefits from a digestate that is such good quality that it has already substantially reduced fertiliser bills and significantly enhanced the quality of soil in which the maize and grass is grown to feed the near 1,000-strong dairy herd. At the front-end of the AD operation, the farm has also invested in a fully automated Borger Powerfeed DUO, which provides highly efficient solids feeding and mixing technology with 15m3 of storage capacity. The maize feedstock

is mixed by a large mixing drum and then fed to a circulation line by the power feeder. The stainless-steel auger compresses the maize into a highly effective plug as it enters the recirculation line, excluding the air as it does so. This method reliably overcomes the problems of introducing a solid into a pressurised liquid line. FG

Specialists in bespoke tanks Conor Engineering manufactures high-quality slurry tanks in sizes from 1,100–5,500 gallons and specialises in making bespoke tanks. With over 200 optional extras, 32 models and 44 wheel options, anything the customer requires can be made, the company reckons. The Conor recessed tandem axle tank has gained a reputation for being one of the best-designed tandem tanks available, the company says. Its design is unique in that its centre of gravity is much lower than the majority

of competitors. It is built on a tandem suspension with parabolic springs and is extremely stable and safer at high speed and on hilly ground. Conor also offers a wide range of dribble bars and trailing shoes, from 6.4–18m, and recently launched its Farmpro dribble bar which can be retrofitted to a farmer’s existing tank, with no need for welding to the tank. Cost savings on fertiliser and the environmental benefits of using a trailing shoe or dribble bar are well documented.

Additionally, the Conor Muck Spreader is extremely durable and heavy-duty, designed with the contractor in mind, Conor says. It is very well kitted out, with important equipment such as a wide angle PTO and torque clutch as standard, and is designed with strength and durability in mind. As standard, it is fitted with 15mm Hardox tips and the base of the beater is made from 15mm plate. For more details contact Conor Engineering directly. FG

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Unique system retrofits dribble bar to any tanker Mastek offers a unique system to retrofit a 7.5m dribble bar to the rear door of any make of slurry tanker. This is achieved by mounting the dribble bar directly onto a custom-built replacement door, with the fill point and splash plate moved to the rear of the dribble bar. This allows the dribble bar to be fitted within a matter of hours. Over the years, Mastek has gained extensive knowledge of all makes and models of slurry tanker, which it says makes it a market leader for retrofitting dribble bars to existing slurry tankers. The dribble bar requires one additional hydraulic service over what is already being used, which operates the folding mechanism and the macerator with the use of a hydraulic divertor valve and a changeover switch in the cab. Mastek fits its own award-winning ‘SuperCut’ macerator to the dribble

bar which was designed specifically to handle long fibre and debris by using six unique V-shaped cutting discs to shear long fibre and plastic. Each hose outlet has a one-way air valve, which gives an even flow and helps to prevent blockages. The full specification ‘professional’ universal dribble bar is fully galvanised with sprung loaded arm protection and weighs in at only 450kg, which ensures the weight distribution of the slurry tanker is not off-balanced. FG

Tractors in stock and available immediately Tractors UK has been importing the Indian-built Tafe tractor for over 20 years and, although the company experienced some supply issues due to Covid-19, deliveries are now getting through, and the company says it has tractors available in stock. Sales and support are available directly from Tractors UK or via its network of dealers and service agents, who also exhibit at numerous agricultural shows around the country. Tractors UK says Tafe tractors are simple, basic and reliable with no fancy electronics, and come with a reassuring two-year parts and labour warranty. Tractors UK also stocks a comprehensive range of spare parts and offers an in-depth technical backup, both on-site and by phone. These versatile little tractors are ideal for general farm maintenance, and particularly useful when manoeuvring in tight spaces. They are suitable for operating front loaders as well as toppers, with post drivers or other machinery to the rear. Tafe tractors have proved to be the ideal yard scraper tractor, with some customers putting multiple Tafes to use in dairy units – some doing in excess of 4,000

trouble-free hours of yard scraping per year, making them one of the lowest running-cost tractors on the market. FG


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the flow meter twice, so accounting for it is quite straightforward. A pair of gauges, one for hydraulic pressure and one for slurry pressure, allows the operator to feed the material back into the line seamlessly. Pressure at the applicator always varies through terrain and distance so these are

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Founded in 1999, Storth Machinery is a one-stop-shop and leading manufacturer of slurry equipment across the UK. Its slogan is ‘ScrapeIT – PumpIT – SeparateIT – StoreIT – MixIT – ApplyIT’, with ‘IT’ being the liquid gold element, from cow to field. Storth’s experience and flexibility in its quality manufacturing

processes enables the company to meet the demands of today’s modern farmers and contractors by providing quality products supported by great customer service, from initial advice outlining suitable options, through to installation, commissioning and after sales service care. With the nutritional value of slurry being very important to farmers, Storth provides a range of tanker and umbilical application equipment to ensure farmers get the most out of their slurry, especially now with the rise of fertiliser prices. A popular product within its ‘apply it’ range of equipment is the FarmerPlus tanker dribble bar which can be retrofitted to any make of slurry tanker. This gives farmers the opportunity to purchase Storth’s dribble bar without the need for a new tanker. The FarmerPlus tanker dribble bar also has many advantages which include reduced ammonia, nitrate and phosphate emissions, which not only helps the environment but helps farmers get the most out of their slurry by improving the nutrient availability compared to a standard splash plate. FG

Side-discharge spreaders handle whole lagoon job With the right specification, a sidedischarge spreader can cover every stage of emptying a lagoon. Contracting business Sussex Agri Power, which switched three of its four-strong fleet of side-discharge machines to Shelbourne Reynolds Powerspread Pro 3200 models, found they are well-suited to lagoon work in conjunction with a pump. The specification includes a 14.500-litre capacity, tandem axles, speciallyrequested watertight seals and a hydraulically-raised load cover with pipe inlet, built by a local firm. The Shelbourne models’ full-length auger rotates at 13rpm, bringing material to a central discharge rotor with a hydraulically-operated verticalopening door. Operating at 700rpm, the rotor propels manure against the Hardox door, which acts as a shear bar,

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fragmenting it and spreading it in an arc away from the machine. While the standard outlet door seals are well-suited to securely retaining muck and slurry, the adjustable rubber seals Shelbourne Reynolds designed to meet Sussex Agri Power director Mr Clarkson’s required specification (now available as options) make the machines truly universal, he suggests. “They allow us to use the one spreader type for all elements of a lagoon, rather than switching between a tanker for liquid and a spreader for solids. With the adjustable seals, the Powerspread machines are as secure as a tanker in retaining dirty water. That makes emptying a lagoon much faster, with no need to change machines between the different fractions of slurry.” FG

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How to tackle high fertiliser prices with proven technology most of the valuable nutrients. When using a self-propelled unit, a high capacity is combined with maximum versatility. The wide flotation tyres and all-wheel drive ensure little crop damage and maximum traction, even in hilly areas. Combined with a tyre inflation system, the soil compaction is reduced to a minimum. To ensure you valorise the available nutrients on your farm in the most efficient way, get in touch with your local Ploeger Nutrient Management specialist for tailored advice. Learn more: application/ FG

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As the costs of urea and ammonium nitrate have more than doubled since last year, farmers are facing the question of how to profitably fulfil the N-requirement of their crops for the 2022 season. Exact application of valuable nutrients has always been a key to maximise the quality and yield of field crops – however, with increasing nutrient prices, the effect of precise application is increasing. When manure, digestate or other organic nutrients are available, it is well worth considering the most efficient application technique. With the current fertiliser prices, the N-mineral content in animal manure or digestate represents a value of approximately £10–12.50/t. With the most efficient application, about 95% of this nitrogen is available for the crop, whereas with the least efficient application only 10% becomes available for the crop. With an average application rate of 25t/hectare, the potential savings on fertiliser can be as high as £265/ha. Besides the type of applicator used, timing is crucial to preserve

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Machinery for BPS cross-compliance Low emission slurry spreading equipment is important for cross-compliance. Major Equipment produces durable, low-maintenance slurry handling solutions for farmers to stay on top of regulations. The Major Retrofit Dribble Bar and Trailing Shoe slurry spreaders are universal units; both can be mounted onto any tanker make or model without welding or fabricating. Available in 7.5m working widths, both use a powerful Vogelsang macerator to distribute slurry evenly and consistently through 30 outlets for precise application. Either system can be used with an existing splash plate. For extra protection working in corrosive environments, the applicators are hot-dipped galvanised. For a complete slurry handling solution, Major offers four classes

of tankers (Agri, Contractor, Alpine, and Tandem) for specific use or requirement. “All our tankers have a separate chassis supporting the barrel, unlike other tankers where the tank and chassis are one unit,” says James Cox, of Major. “This means 80% of the weight is carried on the tanker’s axle and the remainder is carried on the tractor drawbar. This design prevents cracking from the stress of pulling heavy loads and for longer distances.” All barrels are produced from 6mm steel and fitted with road safety features including breakaway cable, hydraulic brakes, and rubber buffers on drawbar for easier towing and smoother journeys. A galvanised finish comes as standard with painted coating as an option. For more information, contact Major directly. FG

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FARMERS GUIDE 25 YEARS AGO The Farmers Guide in December 1996 reported that the Minister of Agriculture had announced that the privatisation of ADAS was to go ahead and it would be offered for sale immediately. Ernest Cozens noted that a French company had laid complaints against JCB in connection with the supply of JCB parts sold in France and that rhizomania had reared its head again in the sugar beet crop, with over 70 farms affected in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Potato Marketing Board’s first estimate for the 1996 potato crop was 623,000 tonnes greater than in 1995, giving an expected overall 10.2% increase in production. Yorkshire men swept the trophy board for reversible ploughing at the 46th National Ploughing Match at

Swinefleet near Goole. A muck and slurry special feature reported that Suffolk firm Hunton Legg was to start manufacturing of the original Howard Rotaspreader under licence from Lemken Tri-Ag. Massey Ferguson launched a new range of 11 heavy duty vacuum slurry tankers, with capacities ranging from 850–3,000 gallons. Richard Western advertised its Delilah range of heavy-duty rear discharge spreaders with a hydraulically-driven floor chain and twin rear vertical beaters, and the Bunning Lowlander spreader was now available with a spinner deck option. Farm Machinery News reported a high number of entries at Cheffins’ recent auction sale at Sutton, with buyers for 17 countries in attendance. The best price paid on the day was £23,900 for a 1994 Case IH1455XL. A new precision planter suitable for onion sets and garlic would be imported from Italy, and Landquip sprayers had added a 3,000-litre tank option for its de-mount model for the JCB Fastrac. A Farmers Guide feature for the 1966 Smithfield Show reported a record number of exhibitors,

including 32 companies who were at Earls Court for the first time. New Holland chose the now biennial show to announce their new TC 56 Hydro Plus combine with a 170hp engine, a 13ft cut header and a £118,477 price tag. Due to farmer and contractor demand, the Welger AP 830 conventional baler with an 18-roll twine box and five automatic safety devices would be re-introduced by Lely. The latest self-propelled Spra Coupe sprayer with a 1,000 acre per day capacity would be launched on the Chavtrac stand, and Grimme would be showing its new two-row trailed potato harvester with hydraulically driven webs. Spearhead would be launching the latest Twiga long reach verge and hedge cutter and Fendt would have its latest 260hp Favorit 926 Vario tractor with the world’s first infinitely variable transmission at Smithfield. Farmers with bird problems could visit the Phoenix Agritech stand to inspect the new wind-powered Flashing Hawkeye bird deterrent with mirrors which revolved in the lightest of winds. With no running costs, the Hawkeye would have been yours for £69.50 plus VAT. FG

FERRARI TRACTORS A number of British manufacturers were making small four-wheel tractors for smallholdings where a pedestrian-controlled garden tractor was often used. Most 1950s and 1960s small four wheeled tractors had air-cooled engines in the 6–15hp bracket, including the Martin Markham Colt, Gunsmith, Newman and Trusty Steed. Fernando Ferrari, not connected with the famous car company of the same name, was already making two-wheeled garden tractors in 1957; a bogie seat for the tractor was added in the early 1960s. The articulated four-wheel Ferrari 74 with an air-cooled diesel engine was current in the mid-1970s, followed by the Ferrari 75RS of the same design and the conventional four-wheeled 30W/SDT. The specification for the articulated 75RS with four equal-sized wheels included a 30hp air

cooled diesel engine, a seven forward and three reverse gearbox, and a diff-lock. The conventional 30W/SDT, available in two- or four-wheel drive, had a water-cooled diesel engine and the gearbox provided 12 forward and six reverse ratios. By the early 1980s, there were six Ferrari models on sale in the UK. They included the four-wheel drive Ferrari 95, 85 and 75 articulated tractors. The 95 offered the choice of a 33hp twin cylinder or 34hp threecylinder engine, six forward and three reverse gears, hydraulic linkage and ground speed power take-off. Ferrari UK at Oldham was selling pedestriancontrolled garden tractors, four-wheel drive tractors and ride-on lawnmowers in the early 1990s. The top of the range four-wheel steer models had 49 and 64 hp diesel power units, a

synchromesh gearbox and oil immersed brakes. They could be used in either direction by rotating the seat, steering wheel and controls through 180 degrees. The conventional 29 and 38hp Ferrari tractors in production at the time had a 12 forward and six reverse speed gearbox, power steering and a two-speed power take-off. The 33hp cost £10,750 (plus VAT) in 1993. FG

Caption: The Ferrari 74 articulated tractor had an air-cooled diesel engine.

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JOHN DEERE 740i 2012, fertilisers & sprayers

£16,500 JD-20841

CLAAS AXION 960 £137,900 2019, 50kph, 445hp, 1480 engine hrs, 710/65R34 fronts, 900/60R42 rears CL-A4400254.A

CHALLENGER MT765E £102,000 2016, 40kph, 375hp, 4412 engine hrs, 735 fronts CP-765HFNCA1082.B

CLAAS V365RC 2014, balers



MASSEY FERGUSON 7726 £57,000 2018, 40kph, 260hp, 4133 engine hrs, 480/70R30 fronts, 620/70R42 rears MF-VKKMX68EEHB296028

CLAAS AXION 810 £26,760 2012, 50kph, 210hp, 7200 engine hrs, 650/65R42 fronts, 540/65R30 rears CL-A3001945.A

CLAAS ARION 650 £53,000 2015, 50kph, 180hp, 3200 engine hrs, 540/65/38 fronts, 650/65/38 rears CL-A3606135.A

CLAAS ROLLANT 255 ROTO CUT £6,750 2007, balers CL-74802569.A

CATERPILLAR MT765D £67,000 2014, 40kph, 375hp, 5878 engine hrs, track fronts, track rears CP-DNCA1616

FENDT 724 £72,250 2015, 50kph, 240hp, 5500 engine hrs, 600/65R28 fronts, 650/75R38 rears SR00002808

CLAAS ARION 650 CEBIS £55,000 2016, 50kph, 3350 engine hrs, 540/65R28 fronts, 650/65R38 rears CL-A3607580.A



CLAAS AXION 830 £72,000 2016, 50kph, 235hp, 3099 engine hrs, 600/65/28 fronts, 710/70/38 rears CL-A4002385.A

CHALLENGER RG645 D £119,000 2017, fertilisers & sprayers OT-EGW001119

MASSEY FERGUSON 5710 £30,000 2018, 40kph, 100hp, 4000 engine hrs, 380/85R24 fronts, 420/85R34 rears MF-TABMC170AJB1350


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To include: Tractors: 2014 Claas Arion 420 (1,858hrs), 2007 John Deere 6430 Premium, 2004 John Deere 6620, 1989 John Deere 2650 Self-Propelled Sprayer: 1992 Hardi Evrard AM 24m Telescopic Loader: 1995 Manitou MLT 523 Machinery: AS Marston FF8L 8tonne trailer, KRM L2 fertiliser spreader, Lemken 5furrow plough, Massey Ferguson 500 drill, 2012 McConnel PA48 hedgecutter, Reco Sulky drill with Maschio power harrow 3m, Dowdeswell 90 rotavator, Maschio power harrow 3m, Bomford RS-18 topper, 2012 Kongskilde Delta HSF400 cultivator 4m, Garford Victor beet harvester, Cousins Contour rolls 6m, Bonser forklift Also: cultivators, workshop equipment and spares

To include: Tractors: 2017 Massey Ferguson 7718 Dyna-VT, 2013 Massey Ferguson 5440 Dyna 4, 2014 Massey Ferguson 5612, 2012 Massey Ferguson 5440 c/w loader, Massey Ferguson 675 & 550, 2012 Claas Nexo 240VL, 1992 Ford 1220, compact and orchard tractors Combine Harvester: 2012 New Holland CR9080 30ft. Vehicles: 2010 Ford Transit minibus, 2013 Ford Ranger. Machinery: 2016 Grimme GB215 planter, 2016 ScanStone WD-2+5 windrower, CTM544 sugar beet cleaner, Vogel & Noot X5650 6f plough (5 + 1), Spaldings 3leg Flatlift, 2008 Bailey 14t trailer, Vaderstad Carrier 650, 1996 Dowdeswell powerharrow 4m, 2016 BAB Kirkland Hercules working paltform, Ifor Williams LM105G trailer, Vaderstad-Bamlett rolls 10m, 2003 Kuhn Ventra BT4 combi drill 4m, Kverneland Monopill S 12row, Kuhn; BPR280 Pro (‘18), BNG310 and UKD flail mowers, 2018 Rinieri RAS200 rotary mower, Irrifrance Javelin reel, 2014 Berthoud Twistair 1000, 2016 Cima Blitz 50 and Caffini Trend sprayers, various rotary and flail toppers, 2015 Blaney PB2000 woodchip spreader. Also: irrigation equipment, conveyors, webs, wheels and tyres


TUESDAY 23rd NOVEMBER 2021 AT 10.30am Catalogues available from the auctioneers two weeks prior

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To include: Engines: Rolls-Royce Griffon Mk.58 V12 engine, Rolls-Royce Griffon 5900 V12 engine, Rolls-Royce Griffon Mk.101 V12 engine, Rolls-Royce Griffon Mk.58 V12 engine powerplant (3), Rolls-Royce Griffon Mk.58 V12 engine (zero hours).


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To include: 1946 Scammell Showtrac ex-Flanagan’s, 1928 Scammell Ballast Tractor, 1938 Scammell Tanker Outfit ex Cowburn & Cowper, 1931 Scammell chain drive Tractor Unit, 6” scale Scammell Showtrac ‘Hannibal’. Also: Lorry restoration projects, trailers and spares


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Genuine On Farm Dispersal of 3 Tractors, Telehandler, Farm Machinery & Livestock Equipment Valtra T214 Direct (20), New Holland T4.55 2wd (18), Deutz DX 4.50 2wd (86), Merlo 42.7CS 140 Telehandler (20), NC2500gln Vacuum Tanker c/w 7.5m Dribble Bar (19), Richard Western SF14 HS Edition Silage Trailer (17), JF VM24 Mixer Wagon (15), Maschio 4m Folding Power Harrow (09), Marshall 28’ Bale Trailer, Kuhn GF8702 8 Rotor Tedder (16), FarmForce 4m Folding Front Press, Browns ‘Mega’ Megascrape, Watson 12’ End Tow Ballast Roller, Twose 6.3m Cambridge Rollers, Ifor Williams Tri Axle Livestock Box, Ifor Williams P-Q7E Calf Trailer, Lucab G Straw Blower, 22 x CalfTel Calf Hutches, Holm & Laue Calf Igloo, Holm & Laue Calf Veranda, V Mac 12t Grain Silo, Nilfisk Steam Cleaner, Troughs, Feeders, Feed Barriers, Telehandler Attachments, Fencing Equipment, Workshop Items, Dairy Sundries, etc.

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CARLTON 3-DAY AUCTION 27th, 29th, 30th November

Grounds Maintenance Tractors & Agricultural Trailers Vehicles Large Contractors Plant Forklift Trucks Compressors/Generators Dead Machines


Carlton Industrial Estate Barnsley South Yorkshire S71 3HU

TEL: 01226 247591

At Fir Tree Farm, Cock Fen Road, Lakes End, PE14 9QE Of Combine, Tractors, Sprayer, Trailers, Cultivation Equipment, General Farm Machinery and Farm Sundries ON TUESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2021 AT 10:30AM

Including: Combine: New Holland CR8.80 30ft (18); Tractors: Fendt 724 (15), Fendt 828 (16); Vehicles: Nissan Navara (13), LDV Maxus (05); Trailers: 2 No. Richard Larrington 20T Majestic (13), Richard Larrington 20T Majestic (11), Richard Larrington 16T Rootking (06), Warwick 24ft Flatbed (09), Warwick 24ft Curtainsider (09), Qty. Richard Western 16T Trailers, Blue Line Box Trailer; Sprayer: Horsch Leeb GS7 (19), Chafer Front Spray Tank; Drills: Lemken Solitaire 9 & Heliodor 4m (11/10), Kverneland Unicorn SD 18 Row Beet Drill (13); Cultivators: Lemken Juwel 8 6F (13), Lemken Zirkon 4m (10), Lemken Karat 4m (11), AVR GE-Force HD6X36 6m (17), Dalbo Cultilift 600 6m (15), Dalbo Rollomaximum XL620 6m (14), Cousins V Form Subsoiler, Cousins Sidewinder 9m Rolls, Simba Flatliner 500 4.2m, Farm Force Front Press 4m, Simba 4.8m Discs, Dowdeswell 5+1 Plough; Root Crop Equipment: Standen Pearson T3, Standen Pearson SP3, Cranford Inline Grader, Walthamburg Baggers & Stitchers, Newlong Stitchers, Qty. Tong Weighers, Tong Mid Separator, Swift Lift Extendo, Qty. Herbert Conveyors, Barrel Washer/Rumbler, ICM Potato Rumbler & Chipper; Misc: Toyota 25 Forklift (86), Teagle 2.8m Flail Mower, Alpego TL33 220 Flail Mower, Spearhead Excel 660 (00), Ingersoll Rand Towable Air Compressor (97), Thorworld 7000kg Loading Ramp, Diesel Bowser 2000L, Suton Bag Lifter (17), Suton Bucket & Brush, Karcher Pressure Washer, Qty. Fendt Row Crop Wheels, Qty. Stocks Duals, Qty. Scharmuller Hitches, Qty. Tractor Weights and Toolboxes, Topcon FX10 Screen, Qty. Welders; and many more lots!

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CLAAS 2200 quadrant, 2007, 120x70 (6 string), immaculate baler, main dealer serviced every year, no expense spared, 78k bale count, farmer owned, struggle to find a better 2200. £22,750 ono. A Rowe Tel 07792 560505 (Cornwall)


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Sun Valley Works • Wood End Marston Moretaine • Bedford • MK43 0NJ

HAMMERHEAD Mudhead kids off road buggy, new clutch, good working order, great fun. £955. A Lyle Tel 07889 303809 (Lincolnshire)

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BALERS & BALE HANDLING BROWNS flat 8 bale sledge. J Cornish Tel 07921 921849/01525 240333 (Bedfordshire) POWER pack to run bale wrapper, needs TLC. £435. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) TANCO bale handler for round bales etc. £515. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

McCONNEL bale packers (2), grab one is in full working condition, other is all there, just not used, baled over 7000 bales this year & not missed a beat, dry barn stored, only selling as purchased a new one. £9,000+VAT ono. D Cobb Tel 07740 794651 (Nottinghamshire)


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KAWASAKI KLF300 quad, 1993, 2wd, starter motor not working but will pull start, gears, brakes, etc, all work. £750. A Mann Tel 07407 159451 (Oxon)

LAWRENCE Edwards round bale squeeze, hydraulic, c/w JCB brackets. £775+VAT. B Burton Tel 07775 877136 (Nottinghamshire)

COUSINS Precision seedbed harrow, 4m, c/w spring tine harrows, vgc, 2014. £9,750+VAT ono. A Coulson Tel 07768 026998 (Cambridgeshire)

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G – 41028567 – ex demo Case Axial Flow 8250, 12.9L cursor, 571hp engine, 24” suspended tracks, 14,400L grain tank, hyd adj straw elevator, Face Form cab ........................... POA

G – 41029002 – ex demo Case Luxxum 120, rear remotes, 2 mech valves, premium seat, suspended 4wd axle & electro hyd diff lock, loader ready.............................................. POA

G – 41027938 – ex demo Case Maxxum 150, suspended cab, std rear fenders with extn, 4 mech remote valves, 40kph + creep Activedrive, beacons................................ POA

G – 41028573 – ex demo Case Puma CVX240, 170L/min CCLS hyd pump, 4 elec r/remotes, 2 elec mid mount valves, high mount headlights, two110m rear lift rams ............................. POA

G – 11027491 – ex demo Case Magnum CVX380 Rowtrac 6 elec rear remotes, luxury cab, Cat 4N/3 rear 3 point linkage, Camoplast 30” tracks ................................................. POA

G – 41029437 – ex demo Case Optum 300, 5 rear remotes, 3 m/m valves, 223L/min CCLS hyd pump, Power Beyond, 600/70R30 & 710/710R42 Michelin tyres ....................... POA

G – 31028622 – new Case Maxxum 125, 125hp, cab suspension, front weight carrier, 4wd axle with elec hyd diff lock, R/H monitor mounting bracket...................................... POA

G – 31027927 – new Case Puma 240, 4 rear remotes, 14 LED cab worklights, front hitch, full Ag Nav GPS, high mount roadlights, joystick, deluxe cab................................................. POA

W – 31029097 – ex demo Amazone Cayena 6001C, 60/40 split hopper, 36 Tinetech h/d coulters, pre running front discs, hyd fan drive, Exact IIIS harrow ...................................... POA

W – 21027826 – new Amazone KG6001-2, folding power harrow c/w 360hp 4 speed centre gearbox, oil cooler, 21 spline PTO shaft, mid ridge eradicator tine .....................£28,995

W – 41026625 – ex demo Catros+ 6002, 2TS compact disc harrow with 2 rows of concave serrated rimmed 510mm diameter discs, adj disc stagger ..........................................£33,500

W – 21027975 – ex demo Amazone Cayros XS, 5+1 plough, 950 c/w 260hp headstock, Cat 888 integrated lower link balls, hyd swivel frame system..................................................£19,250


J – 21027545 – 2016 JCB 535-95 AGS Agri Super, 145hp, Michelin 460/70R24 80%, Q-fit carriage. 6 months/500hrs Driveline .............................................................£49,500

J – 11028529 – 2017 JCB 435S Contractor Pro loading shovel, Smooth Ride, autolube, Rockinger hitch, 750/60R26 .............................................................£98,500

G – 41025843 – new Teagle TA/PS 250 right hand cut, outboard gearbox, 2m cut, fully hydraulic offset head adjustment, wide angle PTO ....................................................... £8,950

W – 41027828 – ex demo Amazone Centaya 3000, Super Iso c/w Twintec double disc coulters, hyd coulter pressure, 2000L hopper, hyd fan drive ........................................£43,650

J – 21028932 – new bag lifter, four 600kg bags

J – 21028677 – new Strimech DWP-01, Q-fit & fork mounted

G – 41029457 – new Teagle Super-ted 221 swath conditioner

SD – 51029307 – new Krone Easycut 320R CV mower c/w conditioner & wide spread kit

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J – 21028997 – new Strimech FBL-01, Q-fit

J – 41027190 – new JCB bucket, 1cu/m rehandling bucket drilled for toeplate or teeth

J – 21027759 – new Albutt grass forks, 12’0” wide folding grass fork, JCB Q-fit

J – 11028291 – new Trelleborg tyres, 710/70R38 x 2

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1988 JOHN DEERE 4050 POWERSHIFT 4WD TRACTOR A really nice tidy example

JOHN DEERE 4255 POWERSHIFT 4WD TRACTOR C/w front fenders and full set of weights POA

2012 JOHN DEERE 6930 PREMIUM TRACTOR 50kph Autoquad, air brakes, TLS & cab suspension POA

MERRICK LOGGIN 8.5M x 2.4M 4 WHEEL TRAILER C/w HIAB 650A mid mounted crane £4,250 + VAT

2010 NEW HOLLAND T5050 4WD TRACTOR Recording just 1675hrs, tidy tractor

JOHN DEERE 6910 TLS 4WD TRACTOR Powerquad 40kph gearbox, 1 owner from new £25,500 + VAT

2007 CASE JX90 4WD TRACTOR C/w Stoll Robust F10 loader, in tidy order

2019 MARSHALL QM 11T GRAIN TRAILER C/w hydraulic tailgate and sprung drawbar £11,950 + VAT

GRIFFITHS GHS100 10T SILAGE TRAILER C/w silage sides and auto tailgate

RICHARD WESTERN SWT 18T GRAIN TRAILER C/w sprung drawbar, hydraulic tailgate & flotations £12,750 + VAT

BAILEY DS8 8T DROPSIDE TRAILER C/w sprung axles, in superb condition

1997 JCB 526S 4WD FARM SPECIAL TELEHANDLER C/w turbo, pick up hitch and 4WS

2016 LEMKEN JUWEL 8 M 7 (6+1) FURROW PLOUGH In nice order

2014 VADERSTAD SWIFT SW 560 5.6M CULTIVATOR In very good order

£34,500 + VAT

£29,500 + VAT



£23,500 + VAT

£17,950 + VAT

£14,250 + VAT

£6,500 + VAT

£18,950 + VAT

Part exchange is welcome! Call / Whatsapp us on (+44) 1763 780440 Oakfields AG Ltd, Park Farm Lane Nuthampstead, Royston, Herts. SG8 8LZ

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2005 JOHN DEERE 6420S 4WD TRACTOR 50Kph Autoquad, front links & PTO




REF: 11121818

2020 New Holland T7.210 SW, Stage V, 50kph, 2 elec midmounts, 4 rear, front lkg, aircon. £94,500 Contact CD

REF: 11123426

2017 New Holland T7.230 AC, FSH, front linkage, leather seat, aircon, excellent condition. £69,500 Contact CD

REF: H1120743

Ex-Demo 2020 Case IH Vestrum 110 CVX, clock 350, LRX 130MS loader, air seat. £65,950 Contact AS




REF: 71126252

2020 Valtra T234, clock 788, CVT transmission, hydraulic top link, front linkage. £91,000 Contact AD

REF: 61121988

REF: 61118930 2020 Väderstad Carrier CR500, system disc aggressive, 470mm TrueCut discs. £38,445 Contact RB




REF: 61116357

Ex-Demo 2019 Opico HE-VA 3 Combisisc mounted, c/w adjustable soil mat. £18,950 Contact RB

REF: 61116358

Ex-Demo 2019 Opico HE-VA Contour disc roller, 4.25m, c/w soil mat. £27,650 Contact ML







Ex-Demo 2021 New Holland FR650 forager, clock 434, 4wd, guidance ready premium cab. £POA Contact RL




REF: 71124347

2011 New Holland 9060E forage harvester, grain header, 4158 hours. £55,000 Contact AT

REF: H1116038

2019 Ex-Demo Pöttinger Syncro 4030T Nova stubble cultivator, wings & guide plate £27,795 Contact CM

REF: J1121410

2014 New Holland CX8070 Combine, 1783 threshing hrs, 25’ Varifeed header & trailer. £115,000 Contact BL

REF: K1124076

New Kverneland DTX300 cultivator, 3m working width, 5 tines, shearbolt protection. £19,450 Contact AH

REF: 11119179

2010 New Holland CR9098, 30’ Varifed header & trailer, threshing 2300, engine 3000. £69,500 Contact AD

REF: 51116517

2019 Ex-Demo New Holland TH6.36 Telehandler, 145hp, Matbro carrier, aircon. £64,500 Contact MP

Use the codes to contact our sales representatives about each machine: RB Ray Bennett 07710 985957 SC Stuart Crook 07831 249489 AD Andy Daffurn 07860 331023 CD Colin Davies 07860 401211 AH Alex Hodgetts 07966 268527 RL Ryan Lanfear 07769 248602 ML Marley Lawrence 07483 037710 BL Ben Linton 07495 114479 CM Chris Martin 07919 044389 MP Martin Payne 07818 077591 AS Andy Symes 07920 028599

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2018 New Holland L218 skid steer loader, bucket, new fork, grapple, pallet times, 3800hrs. £17,500 Contact AD

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CTM 82 Soil Master cleaner loader, vgc, picking off table, loads over articulated bulkers, loading lights & excellent Lister Petter engine, electric start. D Hurn Tel 07990 586839 (Norfolk)



Supplies Ltd


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New Holland T4.55

2wd tractor, 64 plate, 5900hrs, power shuttle ............................................£12,500

Claas Rollant 250

roto cut round baler wide pick up net wrap............................. £5,500

RATIONAL sugar beet harvester. J Watkinson Tel 01379 642464 (Norfolk)

ANDREWS 300 portable space heater. £300+VAT. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire)


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BOX profile brown used roofing sheets, 40 sheets @ 4.3m x 1m, plus 40 sheets @ 2.5x1m, carefully removed. £5 each or discount for the lot. A Mann Tel 07407 159451 (Oxon) 08-77782


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steelwork, eaves beams, purlins & bolts

spring tine grass harrow 5m hyd fold .............................................. £2,950

07973 657609

All sizes available – made to order

All prices + VAT


2011 Refurbished CTM9000XL Rigid powerful new web PRECLEANER new extended reach elevator & web

100,000 BTU Concept 2 Multi Fuel Cooker Used for central heating, cooking and baking Runs 20 radiators

AGA two oven, oil fired, approx 15yrs old & in working order, has only been removed due to the building renovation. J Gough Tel 07976 355403 (Shropshire)

For Cleaner Loaders Contact: Nigel Mountain Mob: 07785 972510 or Email:

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5 year warranty 2018 Holmer T4/30 VHR2 HS 45/50 variable, integral topper, 40kph, eng: 2345hrs,1923ha,very good condition


HIREPARTSREPAIRS Over 30 years’ experience

and many other wearing parts

JMT Engineering (Ladbroke) Ltd

2010 ROPA Tiger V8 3 45/50 variable lifting unit, low use & good condition for year, Mercedes non Adblue

For all harvester details Contact: Simon Peacock Mob: 07717 416178 or Email:

07764 873486



STATIC caravan, 32' x 10', 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, lounge & storage room, suitable for seasonal workers or students, need quick sale. £250 ono. S Wisson-Burton Tel 07776 184394 (Cambridgeshire)





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STEEL channel 18’6” x 6” x 3”, good condition, straight. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)



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Lexion & Dominator We supply the following new parts combine hire CONCAVES RASP BARS BELTS Fabrication & repairs KNIVES CHAINS FINGERS Breaking 100s of machines FILTER KITS

Roller shutter doors made to measure We also repair all types of industrial doors We can erect or make alterations to steel work for new door openings Call for free site survey

GILLES HPK - RA60 biomass boiler, 60kW, including electronic controls, feed auger, some pumps & woodchip bunker with hydraulic doors, installed in 2009, buyer to remove. £1,500 ono. M Naylor Tel 07970 576362 (Lincolnshire)



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18-INCH concrete pipes, enough to make an 18' gateway. FREE. E Marston Tel 01284 810016 (Suffolk)

4wd tractor, 06 reg, 4300hrs, front linkage ............................................£25,000


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BEET drill, hydraulic fold, good condition, only drilled 100 acres since last service. £1,500+VAT. S Baker Tel 07946 382116 (Suffolk) ARMER Cheetah one row beet harvester with HD drive, Matco 6 row beet drill, Webb 6 row beet drill, Kidd 7' topper, in good working condition. P Morgan Tel 07967 582116 (Powys)

Old Barns Old Tiles Old Bricks Stone & Oak

Peter Barker 01483 200477


NEW Holland TX66 2002, c/w 20' header & trolley, air con & also cab heater, eng 3179hrs & drum 2561hrs, in good condition, call for more details. £33,500+VAT. N Gaunt Tel 07999 855169 (Derbyshire)

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Newlands Southfields Farm, Kimbolton Road, Bolnhurst, Bedford, MK44 2EY

2014, 3800hrs, full spec, vgc

Manitou MLT627 Turbo Telehandler

2013, 7200hrs, AG SPEC, vgc


He-Va 8.2m Rolls

NEW & UNUSED, 22 inch rings and breakers


Vaderstad CR500 5M Carrier Cultivator

Tidy machine, very good discs and packer, tidy frame


Massey Ferguson 290 Tractor Excellent original condition, 4wd, 6500hrs


Lemken Europal 7 5 Furrow Plough

2013, off Black Fen Farm, excellent


Einbock Taifun 6M Heavy Duty Spring Tine Cultivator Very well made, twin roller with harrow £7,950


Dalbo Maxicut 600 Roller Slicer 2014, seen little use


Kongskilde Front Terra 4000 Front disc Harrows 2008, Hyd folding, steering headstock, seen very little use


John Deere 572 Round Baler

Only done 21k bales since new, excellent


John Deere 732 Trailed Sprayer 2012, 24m, 3200L tank, 1 owner


HeVa Disc Roller 3.5m

2018, ex-demo condition, seen very little use


Amazone Cenius 3002 3M Stubble Cultivator 2013, excellent condition, auto-reset legs


Opico Sward Lifter 3 Leg

EX-DEMO, 2021, auto-reset legs, guttler roller


McConnel PA5000 Hedge Cutter Axel mounted, joystick controls

KRM Sola Ares 2713 4.8M Tine Seeder

2015, Hyd drive fan, manuals and control box, vgc


Kverneland 783PRO Straw Chopper

2018, AS NEW done very little work


Spread A Bale Straw Spreader JCB Brackets 2015, side & end brackets

Warwick 14 Ton Grain Trailer

Kuhn HR4001 & Weaving Tine Combi Drill

Gull AS Marston 12 Ton Grain Trailer

Kverneland LO85 7 Furrow Plough

2015, Hyd door, sprung drawbar, commercial axels with super singles, Immaculate £14,750

Sprung drawbar, hyd door, rollover sheet, flotation wheels & tyres, vgc £10,950

Claas Volto 1050T Tedder 2011, 10.5m tedder


Cousins Patriot 3m Cultivator

Very good metal, paintwork faded

Good metal, no weld


Mchale 991 High Speed Bale Wrapper

2013, low bale count, twin wrap distributor, vgc


Spaldings 5 Leg 3.5m Flatlift with Opico Variocast Seeder Excellent condition, many other sizes of subsoiler in stock


Merrick Loggin 5000L Water Bowser Liquid Fertiliser Tanker

2019, Weaving 3 row tine drill power harrow, very good tines, vgc £13,950


Amazone ZA-V 3200 Fertiliser Spreader

2014, amatron 3 controller, one owner, vgc


Alpego TR33 200 2m Z Link Flail Mower 2018, 2m cut


Kongskilde 3.5M Disc Harrows New discs, very tidy

Honda pump, braked axle






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NEW Malone 6’ semi offset toppers .. £950 New & used muck grabs to fit front loaders .......................................................................... POA NEW Malone post knockers ............... £2,750 Zetor 7011 2WD tractor c/w PUH, PAS .............................................. £4,500 Teagle barrel straw chopper c/w fine chop ................................................ £3,500 Toe tip bucket to fit front loader ............... POA New Walter Watson creep feeders calf & lamb............................................ £1,100 NEW Malone log splitters in stock ......... POA New Barley beef feeder ................................ POA Cousins V-form complete with Tim Howard legs ....................................... POA 8t single axel dump trailer.....................£2,250 Viewing by appointment only IN STOCK NOW – TALEX HAY EQUIPMENT 83631

Contact Tom on 07872 916363 for more information

Specialists in new & refurbished combine harvester parts

AMAZONE ADP Super KG3000 Special power harrow/drill combination, wedge ring packer, coulter lift, large hopper, track eradicators, pre-em markers, Amatron3 box, Isobus, approx 750ha, in very tidy condition. £25,000. J Edwards Tel 07990 588174 (Norfolk)

GALEBREAKER roller doors (2), 15' x 13' approx, may be seen in situ, buyer to remove on collection. R Blant Tel 0115 963 2595 (Nottinghamshire)

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Thwaites 4x4 1t Skip Loader Dumper

Where farming starts

£5,000 no VAT

Introducing the new Inspire1200C/S drill


Steve Birchall Poultry Services Limited

01603 712222 Norwich, Norfolk





2013 NH CR9090



2013 NH CR9090



2011 NH CR9090



2009 NH CR9090



2011 NH CR9080


2010 NH CR9080



2006 NH CR980



30’XHC 2674/2176

2004 NH CR980

30’XHC 2970/2377

1999 NH TX66



1997 NH TX66



2014 Claas Lex 650 V750


2015 Bateman RB35 36m


one pass mulch disc drill, genuine 550ha from new


Takeuchi TB016

3749hrs, 5 buckets, trailer

01603 712222

01603 712222 CLAAS knife drive, little used, off rape extension. £300. R Wiseman Tel 07768 682126 (Essex)

Norwich, Norfolk

2013 Kubota KX015-4 2141hrs

MONOSEM MS Precision seed drill, 2006, 12 elements, 24 sowing rows, twin line, currently used for parsnips, hydraulic folding, micro granular fertiliser applicators, stainless steel front wheels, rubber flexi rear wheels. Edwards Tel 07710 373822 (Shropshire)

Norwich, Norfolk

HORSCH Sprinter 6, 2008 build, first used 2010, 4900ha, blockage sensors, grain only, Muller control. £30,000+VAT. J Burroughs Tel 07775 755914 (Essex)

NEW SKY 6m EasyDrill


HIRESALESSERVICEPARTS 16-FOOT combine knife for a Massey Ferguson 73455 combine, 2012. £130. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)

2009 Claas Lexion 570+ TT, top spec with moisture meter, printer, yield monitor, compressor, twin laser pilot, twin side knives, extra long unloading auger, power spreader, V750 25' header, 2073 drum hrs, very tidy. £75,000+VAT. J Sawatzki Tel 07967 390051 (Somerset)

Top spec W6020 E-Drive Premium, demo price, 2 year warranty

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01733 841932

Pottinger C6 Artis Plus Terrasem


30’ XHC 2778/2255

2004 NH CR980

Tel: 07599 552864


2005 NH CR980

2015, Hyd drive fan, manuals and control box, vgc

SULKY Reco 4m combination seed drill with Maschio power harrow. £4,500+VAT. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire)


2019 NH CR9.90




KRM Sola Ares 2713 4.8M Tine Seeder

DAEWOO Solar 130, 13t excavator, 2003, runs sweetly, piped for breaker, c/w 2 digging buckets, grading bucket & grab. £15,000+VAT ono. o Martin Tel 07753 929307 (Bedfordshire)




01257 274483 anytime 07850 838172

NEW Holland TX34, 1987, approx 3500hrs, self levelling sieves, 4 speed manual gearbox, new rasp bars fitted on drum this year, straw chopper, Mercedes engine, worked on same farm for 15yrs, good condition. S Smith Tel 07979 506193 (Suffolk) CLAAS Senator 70, 1977, only done 2046hrs, used for this year’s harvest, in really good condition, cab & straw chopper, only selling due to retirement. £4,300. R Watts Tel 01462 813543 (Bedfordshire)

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All types of poultry houses washed and disinfected


High Pressure Power Washing Disinfectant & Cleaners

KVERNELAND Evo 4.8m tine drill, hydraulic fan drive, hopper extension, Signus control box, good points & following harrows, vgc, always barn stored. £14,750+VAT. A Lammie Tel 07860404871 (Bedfordshire)


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Hall Farm, Aldeburgh IP15 5JD

07748 004794 01245 442224

CROSS-SLOT drill, 5m, with ADF, ready to go straight to work, with spare wearing parts, it has 2 Techneat applicators for Avadex & slug pellets/micro granules, Sumo hitch with K80 ball, good condition. S Parrish Tel 07785 502436 (Essex)

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NEW KUBOTA U56-5 5.6 TON DIGGER 47.6 HP, zero tail swing, 3 buckets, piped for hammer

2019 TOYOTA HILUX INVICIBLE X PICK UP 24000 mls, 2.4D, auto, sat nav, FSH, air con, alloys

2017/18 HE-VA 12.3M TIP ROLLER 24” rings, 3 rows straw tines, very little used

2013 BAILEY TB16 TRAILER 5ft sides, air brakes, as new 560/60x22.5 tyres, silage sides

JOHN DEERE 3520 4WD COMPACT TRACTOR hydro, 2115 hrs, turf tyres, spool valve, roll frame

2007 TOYOTA RAV 4 XTR 2L DIESEL 145000 mls, sun roof, alloys, MOT, FSH, our own vehicle

NEW BAILEY CD14 14t Contract Dump trailer, air brakes, s. singles, sprung drawbar

MASSEY FERGUSON 240 & LOADER gold badge 50th anniversary edition, 6318 hrs, power steer



2021 (JULY) BAILEY 16T X 32FT FLAT BALE TRAILER air brakes, sprung d/bar, hyd bale clamps

2013 BAILEY TB14 TRAILER 5’ sides, oil brakes, 560/60x22.5 tyres, hyd door, sprung d/bar

NEW KUBOTA RTV 1110-UTV camoflage, full cab with heater, hyd tipping back

1988 MASSEY FERGUSON 31 COMBINE 14’ cut, off small farm

2015 DEWULF RA3060 2 ROW POTATO HARVESTER 2135 hrs, 481 hectares, serviced, ready to go

2016 BAILEY ROOT 16’S choice of 2, air brakes, roll sheet, mudguards, super singles

2019 JCB 542-70 AGRI PR LOADALL Dualtech VT transmission, top spec, trailer hitch, 500mm tyres

NEW MARSHALL ST1800 VACUUM TANKER 8000 ltr PTO pump, 550/60x22.5 wheels, brakes


LELY 3M POLYMAT DRILL ON CULTITERRA 3 rows hyd lift coulters(new tips), guttler roller, following harrow

REEKIE CLEANFLOW 2000 POTATO HARVESTER Dahlman rollers, picking off table, canopy

Used Machinery CLAAS Arion 650 CIS +, 2018, 1800 hrs, 50KPH Hexashift transmission, very good condition ..... £66,000 HARDI Commander 3200L sprayer, c/w 24m booms, triplet nozzles, steering drawbar .................... £8,500 SPEARHEAD RHD 2.25 verge mower, 2.25m cutting width, hydraulic offset, wide angle PTO ........... £4,000 GEM 2200 TS Trailed Sprayer, 21 metre boom, electric in cab controls, RDS rate controller, 6 diaphram pump, 16.9 x 38 wheels, 9.5 x 44 rowcrop wheels, clean water tank induction hopper, good condition ............................................................................................................................ £3,900 MASCHIO Offset verge mower, 2.6m wide. right hand offset ........................................................... £3,750 KRM 210 verge mower, hydraulic offset .......................................................................................... £3,300 SET of rowcrop wheels Mitas 380-85 R48 & Continental 380-85 R30, rear 8 stud, front 10 stud, very good condition ............................................................................ £3,200 KONGSKILDE 4m Germinator cultivator, good condition................................................................... £3,000 BOMFORD rear mounted flail mower, 2.8m rear flail mower, hyd sideshift, adjustable rear roller ..... £2,750 SPEARHEAD Multicut 300 mounted 3m mower .............................................................................. £2,250 AS Fast Tow fuel bowser, 500 gallon, 12 volt pump and hose, twin sprung axle ............................... £2,000 COUSINS 3 metre combination harrow .......................................................................................... £1,800 MAJOR rotary yard brush, hydraulic driven ...................................................................................... £1,800 5TH wheel trailer bogie, hydraulic brakes, mudguards ..................................................................... £1,500 CHERRY Products Big Bag Lifter c/w JCB brackets ......................................................................... £1,000 SUTON ELCS 80 rehandling bucket, Merlo brackets ........................................................................... £975 ALBUTT A101 rehandling bucket, 7’6” wide, Merlo brackets ............................................................... £800


Sales contacts

Paul Warner 07795 845308

Brian Cornwell 07899 965066

Barroway Drove, Downham Market, Norfolk PE38 0AL

T: 01366 324256/324311 E: Out of hours: 07795 845308 •

NEW, USED & EX DEMO MACHINERY SALES Nunzio Rio 07970 248113 Operating across the South East of England


Used Challenger MT775E - 2014, Approx. 4433hrs, Full Dealer Service Hist, 223l/min Hyd Pump, GPS Ready ~ £99,950 Ref: 11011845


Ex Demo Amazone Cayena 6001-C - 2020, 4000L Hopper, with 60/40 Split, 36 TineTeC HD coulters ~ £66,500 Ref: 11010154


Used CAT TH407C Telehandler - 2013, Approx. 4195hrs, Powershift, Pin & Cone Headstock with Forks ~ £38,000 Ref: 21011644


Used Amazone ZA-V 4200 Profis Tronic 2017, In Fantastic Condition, ISOBUS Machine, c/w V3 Discs ~ £10,750 Ref: 31011671 W



Used Massey Ferguson TH.7038 Hydrostatic, Boom Suspension, Full Dealer Service History ~ £POA Ref: EU69 AWX


email: website:

Used CAT TH407C, 2016, Approx.5092hrs, Boom Suspension, Front Spool, Rear Spool, NO PUH, Work Lights ~ £POA Ref: BD66 YKP


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Main Dealer for TRAILERS

Dean: 07836 680004 Peter Scott: 07584 066866 Kevin Gladding: 07960 678109

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CLAAS Arion 650 CIS+ 50kph, Proactive f/axle, air brakes ..................................................................POA CLAAS Scorpion 741 Vari Power telehandler, 4.1t, 7m, demonstrator ...................................................POA ALPEGO RK 300 Rapido 3m p/harrow c/w Twin Force quick fit tines packer roller 3yr Driveline warranty ..POA VICON RO-XL GEO 2800 fertiliser spreader, Tellus Go Isobus control box, 2800L hopper, section control, variable rate,Trimflow border spreading ................... (depending on spec required) POA HEVA 300 Combi Disc 5 legs, 600mm Profile roller demo ....................................................................POA SPEARHEAD Twiga Classic S60 hedge cutter c/w hyd prop controls, 1.2m flail head T or C flail, rotor reverse, arm float. ..................................................................................................................... £17,250 MORO Warrior 200 5f (4+1) hyd variwidth plough hyd transport system ex demo ........................ £11,500 JPM low loader trailer, 24’ long, loading skids, sprung drawbar, air & hyd brakes .......................... £10,950 ALPEGO TR46 310 front/rear flail mower 3.1 working width, hyd offset, can be set to mulch ........... £7,250 ALPEGO TL 33-220 verge mower 2.2m working width, hydraulic right hand offset, wide angle PTO .....£6,500 ALPEGO TR 46-280 front/rear, 2.8m flail mower, hyd offset headstock, demo .................................. £5,950

2014 New Holland CR9080 Elevation

Auto Power, 4 electric spools, Auto Steer, 710x42 rears, 60x30 fronts, 2650hrs, very genuine tractor

Auto Power, 50 kph, air, 4 spools, front links/front PTO, 650 rears, 600 fronts, 8700hrs, super condition

4 speed, joystick control, boom suspension, 460x24 tyres, pin & cone carriage, 4800hrs, super condition

125 hp, 3 spools, 630hrs, air braking, 460x38 rears, like new (weights not included)

2013 Vaderstad RDA400S 4 m drill

c/w track eradicators, pre-em markers. 3400 ha, super condition



2012 JCB 526-56 Agri Telehandler

2019 Massey Ferguson 6713 Tractor


3.0t, 136 hp, ecospeed 40 kph, JCB Q fit carriage, 1400hrs, 3 yr/3000 warranty

2013 John Deere 6210R Tractor


POA 2020 Kramer KT306 Telehandler

c/w 625R 25’ header, chopper, chaff spreader, 800x32 tyres, 1352 dr hrs, 1792hrs, an excellent low houred example


2014 John Deere 7280R

2009 John Deere C 670 LL


40 kph, 6 spools, front links, Greenstar GPS , 4 yr P guard warranty, 710x42 rears, only 1900hrs, very tidy tractor

30’ Power Flow, Auto-level, full auto steer, 1100hrs, 800 dr hr, chopper/chaff spreader, super example



2019 John Deere 7310R

2017 Massey Ferguson 9380AL Delta

24” SmartTrax, GPS Intellisteer, 517hp, DFR, 30’, 1575hrs, very tidy, dealer serviced machine


c/w V1080 header, 570 hp, jet stream, 3D, 4D cleaning system, Telematics, Cemos, GPS pilot, 851 Dr hrs, superb

07764 835562


2017 Claas Lexion 770 TT



2013 Kverneland PB100 7 Furrow plough c/w No 28 bodies, hyd variwidth, autoreset, skims, had little use- still on original shares!

ONE OF THE UK’s PREMIER FARM MACHINERY REGISTERS Please contact Mike for more information on these and many other machines

Office 01787 211701 Luke 07915 669007



LEMKEN JUWEL 8 5F PLOUGH 2018, Flexpack JR5-100 press


NEW HOLLAND TS115 2000, Dual Command 40K, 5803hrs

JCB FASTRAC 4220 2017, 3796hrs, Trimble auto steer


MF 7620 50K DYNA VT EFFICIENT 2015, 2682hrs


JCB 3CX SM BACKHOE 1999, 5152hrs




AS MARSTON ACE 14T TRAILER KEENAN KLASSIK 100 MIXER WAGON SPREAD-A-BALE MAXI BALE SPREADER TEAGLE TOMAHAWK 8080 STRAW Sprung drawbar 10 stud 2006 2014 CHOPPER commercial axles £12,750 £4,950 £7,750 2011

CONOR 3000T TANKER 2018, Battioni pump



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Thames Valley Machinery

Abingdon • Oxon

£15,000 All prices + VAT Boxford Suffolk UK

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DRILLS (cont)

BAY filly, 3yrs old, well bred thoroughbred, half sister to 2 National Hunt winners, ridden out by a young lady, genuine reason for sale. £2,500+VAT. M Chapman Tel 07971 940087/01673 843663 (Lincolnshire)

HORSCH Sprinter 4ST, 2009, f/w 19mm Bourgault VOS points, pre-emergence markers, covered 5676ha since new, always stored inside, for sale due to expanding workload, immaculate condition. £30,000. T Sewell Tel 07977 908378 (Kent)

Denis Doyle Ltd. Heath Farm, Athy, Co. Kildare Phone/Fax: 00353 (0)59 8633183 Mobile: 00353 (0)86 2445665 Email:

POST knocker, 3 point linkage mounted, hydraulic. £1,150+VAT ono. B Burton Tel 07775 877136 (Nottinghamshire)

SIMBA Freeflow 4m, RDS conversion, full width rubber packer, following harrow, leading tines, hyd fan, hyd fold. £6,800+VAT ono. R Brian Tel 07974 669464 (Worcestershire)

WOLSELEY electric fencer for 3 strand wire system, needs 6V battery. £60. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)


BARRIERS & RAILWAY SLEEPERS WEB4-METRE combination drill, Lely power harrow with a Lely Polymat drill. £3,000. S Allen Tel 07850 359747 (Cambridgeshire)


07813 182054


01536 771246

The newly updated Quickfencer Compact is designed specifically for small tractors & is not suitable for any tractor of 70hp 4wd & above. Can be also fitted to blades of 2.5 or 3t diggers, or small compact tractor loaders. It will take: 1 x 300m roll of netting + c/w a wire sleeve Capable of working in both directions & both sides of tractor. The only attachments that will fit the Quickfencer Compact are the Single Strand Barbed Wire dispenser + plain wire. John Brewer 07966 285240

Rodney Cowle Machinery

Over 25 combines in stock – see our website for details

We can supply New Parts for your Combine • CONCAVES • RASP BARS • BELTS • KNIVES 2010 New Holland CX 8070 2005 New Holland CX 720 24’, varifeed, 1250/1500hrs SL sieves, 15ft or 17ft header, auto float SL • CLEAN GRAIN, RETURN & chopper/chaff spreader sieves, chopper/chaff 1600/2000hrs FRONT ELEVATOR CHAINS • IMPELLOR PLATES • RETRACTABLE FINGERS • FILTER KITS and many other wearing parts in stock MAIL ORDER

01837 83645


POTTINGER Vitasem 302ADD/Lion 303 p/harrow, 2016, 200hp, 10 rotor, toothed packer roller, quick release tines @85%, drill 2015, double disc coulter, 24 rows, 1t hopper, tramline kit, done 542ha, located nr Preston, call for more info. £19,000 ono. I Parkinson Tel 07940 529078 (Lancashire)


MONOSEM MS pneumatic precision drill, 2016, single bed, currently set to 72", is as new – has had very little use, c/w brand new carrot & onion discs, single & twin line shoes. M Saunders Tel 07935 002470 (Norfolk)


ACCORD 4m drill, used on black fen soil, good condition, with electric tramline method. £500 ono. R Andrew Tel 07733 198772 (Cambridgeshire)

KUHN combination drill, 3m, with disc coulters, in good condition, near new tines in power harrow. D Lunn Tel 07941 072957 (Cambridgeshire)


The Doyle Air Seeder is a simple and accurate pneumatic seeder to meter and spread small seeds


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2015 New Holland CX7080 Elevation

2008 unused New Holland CS 6050

2015 Claas Lexion 630

2012 Claas Lexion 620

SL sieves 22’ varifeed 950/670hrs chopp/chaff in like new condition

2010 New Holland TC 5070 Hydro

2003 New Holland TC56 Hydro

2008 Claas Lexion 520

2003 Claas Lexion 460 Evolution 2005 Claas Mega 360

rotary separator, only 400hrs, in like new condition

15ft cut chopper 2200hrs very nice machine

only 400hrs 22’ cut, auto contour, 3D sieves, chopper, chaff spreader like new condition

17’ auto float, chopper, smart sieves machine is like new only 5hrs

with V600 header, 1200/1600hrs, very nice machine


07831 178271 Steve

07786 391816

Great Punchardon Farm Winkleigh Devon EX19 8DJ

20ft auto Contour, 3D sieves, Chopper, with 25’ vario, 2000/2700hrs, chaff spreader 1100/1400hrs in excellent condition

auto contour 20ft cut, 3D sieves, chopper, chaff spreader 2300hrs, POA in mint condition


2001 Claas Medion 310

17ft header, only 1400hrs, chopper, in mint condition


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Old Rides Farm • Eastchurch Kent • ME12 4BD


01795 880224


CONTACT JOE Direct: 07711 162004 •

CONTACT DAVE Direct: 07770 814967 •


Tough Rider 1t Dumper 2007, 4wd, hydraulic tip, diesel, rear wheel steer



JOHN DEERE KUBOTA KAWASAKI POLARIS including engines & gearboxes

New Holland 8030 Plot Combine 10ft header, hydraulic tank with chute for unloading into bags or trailer, 2106 eng hrs







Any Makes Any Models Any Age

Call Joe for more information on 07711 162004

New Holland TC56 1998, 15’ header, trolley, chopper, chaff spreader, a/c, radio, rev camera, Goodyear 620/75R26 tyres @ 80%, 3485 eng hrs

to fit NEW HOLLAND FX48 Forage Harvester

JOHN DEERE: 3800, 3420, 3415, 3200

JOHN DEERE: T670i, W540, 9580 WTS, 2066, 2264, 2258, 2058, 1188, 1177, 1166, 1085, 1075, 1065, 985, 975, 965, 955, 952, 950, 630, 530, 8820 CLAAS: Lexion 600, 580T, 570T, 480, 460, 440, 430, 218, 118, 116, 115, 114CS, 108, 106, 105, 98, 96, 85, 76, 70 NEW HOLLAND: CR9080, CR980, TX66, TX68, TX36, TX34, TX32, TF78, TF46, TF44, TF42, 8080, 8050, 8040, 1500’s, 133 MASSEY FERGUSON: 7278, 40RS 38, 34, 31, 29, 27, 865, 760, 750, 665, 504 DEUTZ FAHR: 6090, 4090, 4080,4075, M3630, M3610, M2780, M2680, M1002 LAVERDA: 152, M120. CASE: 1660




NEW HOLLAND: 1210, 1010S, D1000, BB940, 841, 835, 7070, 750, 740, 654, 650, 644, 640

JOHN DEERE: 680, 644, 592, 590, 582, 578, 575, 550, 342, CASE: RBX435

CLAAS: Quadrant 2200,1200, Rollant 255, 280, 180, 46, 44, Vari, Hesston 4900, 4800, 4750

VICON: LB12000, LB8200, MP800, RV1602 WELGER: D6000, D4000, 520, 435

VICON: LB12000, LB8200, MP800, 1601, RV1602

JOHN DEERE: 8520, 8400, 8200T, 7800, 7530, 7430, 6930, 6900, 6800, 6430, 6110, 3650, 3130, 2140, 2040, 1640

MASSEY FERGUSON: No.5, 2190, 2170, 2160, 190, 187, 185

JCB: 531-70, 530-70, 525-58, 520-4, 414, 926 CLAAS: Targo C50, K50 Ranger MATBRO: Telestar, Teleshift, 280, 270, 250 MANITOU: 2600, MLT 633 MERLO: 40.7, 30.6 Multifarmer, 28.7, 26.6

KUHN: Alterna 500




JOHN DEERE: 328, 228, 131, 1360 POTTINGER: Novacat, Eurocat

KRONE: AM20, 32P, AMT 4000CV, Easycut 32CV



RC SETCHFIELD LTD Grantham 01476 560784

JCB 542-70 AGRI-PRO 69 reg, c/w 1910hrs



JCB 531-70 SUPER 68 reg, c/w 2894hrs, new tyres

JCB 536-70 SUPER 18 reg, 4750hrs, tyres 60%

JCB 536-70 SUPER 15 reg, c/w 4696hrs, Agri-Bib tyres, 80% good

NEW HOLLAND T4-65S 69 reg, c/w power loader, 464hrs only

ARTSWAY 5105 GRINDER/ MIXER c/w molasses tank, filling auger & weigher

NEW McCAULEY GP 14T DUMP TRAILER 8mm floor, hyd back door, s/d/bar

ORSI ACROBAT 500 LINKAGE MOUNTED HEDGECUTTER c/w cable controls & rev rotor

JCB 525-60 COMPACT 69 reg, 1722hrs, air-con, Q-fit carriage screen guard, tyres 80%

TEAGLE TOMAHAWK 8500 15 reg, straw chopper

SOLIS 26 COMPACT TRACTOR 2019, Agri spec 8hrs only

KUBOTA L4200 COMPACT TRACTOR c/w 3600hrs on turf tyres

AS MARSTON 10T TRAILER c/w grain chute

POLARIS RANGER XP 07 reg, petrol, rear tow hitch, roof & window screen

DALBO 300x809 LEVELFLEX F/MOUNTED CULTIVATOR 13 reg, hyd levelling board


CHAFER MIRAGE SELF PROPELLED SPRAYER 03 reg, c/w floation & rowcrops


NEW H & M 14T DUMP TRAILER NEW KIOTI DK6010HST c/w 8mm floor, LED lights, c/w 58hp eng, cab, A/C, HST trans, 560/45XR22.5 tyres 540/540E PTO, PUH, 2 spools


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24-FOOT indoor circular grain bins, no mastic, will be dismantled, 500t wheat storage, immaculate, call for details. T Sewell Tel 07977 908378 (Kent)

FARM-BULT grain pusher, fits over tines of telehandler. £300. R Wiseman Tel 07768 682126 (Essex)

370 KVA Volvo Diesel Generator

ARMY SURPLUS STOCK Unused Deville Multifuel Heaters

Cancelled order big saving

P. Cowell and Sons Ltd 21-84308

Diesel/kerosene 0.42/1/5 litres per hour c/w stainless flue & 25 litre fuel tank output 11/16kw Ideal for workshops, garages, log cabins, etc Unit dimensions L100 x W60 x H150cm 5” flue stands 4m high Manufactured in France by Deville

New machine




NEUERO corn blower, c/w exhaust cyclone. £100. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire) FIFTY-FOOT 6" belt with 5.5" cups, for a grain elevator, c/w working platform. £100. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)

Tel: 01772 653569

GENERATORS: diesel & PTO, quality used & new, est 25yrs. JSP UK Ltd. Tel 01432 353050 Mob 07774 742182 (Hereford)

• Fans – New & Reconditioned • Grain Stirrers • Air Tunnels • Laterals • Drive On Floors • Gas Burners • Controllers & ACCS Equipment


Price £350+VAT

UK delivery £80+VAT (excludes some UK postcodes)

Pellcroft Engineering Ltd

Order 2 units and get free delivery on 2nd heater

Original price to military £1,200





Tel 01302 770485 email

FROMENT Magnet single phase 20kw tractor mounted generator, good condition, used only for power cuts. £1,000+VAT. C Hayden Tel 07749 857672 (Cambridgeshire)


Coningsby, Lincoln t: 01526 342466 f: 343507 e:

KONGSKILDE corn pipes & cyclones. J Watkinson Tel 01379 642474 (Norfolk)




CAD CLEANERS 275 KVA Volvo Generator

Equipment • Livestock • Feed Fertiliser • Seed • Cash Flow Diversification Projects Building • Debt Consolidation

3 month old low hours Big saving on new.

P. Cowell and Sons Ltd


Tel: 01772 653569


FORAGE & SILAGE OAT straw in 4x4 Hesstons. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire) 150 bales of Lucerne haylage, approx 475kgs per bale, 70% dry matter, high protein. £30/bale, loading available. C McKenna Tel 07920527687 (Suffolk)

KRONE Big X480, 2018, 895e/500d hrs, 800/65R32-620/70R30 tyres, 36 blade cylinder, 144 tooth cracker, stream control, additive tank, LED lights, twin r/cameras, Easyflow 300 grass pick up, 8 row Easycollect maize header, exceptional. £160,000+VAT. J Sawatzki Tel 07967 390051 (Somerset)

BOMFORD finger bar mower, for spares or repair. £100. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire) MAJOR 605 Topper, very good order, barn stored, ready for work. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)

Carier Elevators Conveyors and Spares Contact Robin on 01472 753936 07710 242015

Roy Edwards 07702 408833 Full engineering, installation & dismantling services

WESSEX GD230 heavy duty grass mower/topper, in good working order, collection CM6. £950+VAT. A Saville Tel 07710 256307 (Essex)


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SHELBOURNE Reynolds 15cu/m vertical tub mixer, new & unused, is static, will go on wheels. R Bright Tel 01404 881603 (Devon)

Guaranteed for bushel weight & Hagberg improvement

Other generators available


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WHEAT bales, 4’ round. £10 can deliver local to N Walsham. A Burton Tel 01692 651021 (Norfolk)

LARGE grain bucket, hardly used, JCB fittings. £1,150+VAT ovno. J Dixon Tel 01359 258034 (Norfolk)

6-INCH trolley auger, 3hp motor, 30’ long with castors & hopper. £500. T Sewell Tel 07977 908378 (Kent) ASTWELL Auger, 3 phase, horizontal feed into 8” short auger, would feed elevator or another longer auger. £400. A Goodacre Tel 07901 917707 (Lincolnshire)

GRAYS 3m heavy flat roll. £1,800 no VAT. J Murrell Tel 07770 692891/01603 712222 (Norfolk) JOHN Deere D45C lawn scarifier, very good condition, done little work. J Binder Tel 07748 163044 (Northants)

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JOHN DEERE 131 £6,950 2016, front mounted mower conditioner, steel conditioner tines

KRM L2 £2,500 2009, hopper cover, 2250L hopper, 24m vanes




CLAAS AXION 840 £33,800 2011, 50kph, 240hp, 6250 eng hrs, 540/65R30 fronts, 650/65R42 rears, 4 spools CL-A3001400

LEMKEN JUWEL 8 £15,500 2016, 6+1 CS, 90cm point to point, in furrow, hyd depth wheel

HORSCH PRONTO 4 DC £39,000 2014, pre-emergence markers, Isobus control, 3215ha HS-23472881


DOWDESWELL DP100S £2,750 1996, 5 furrow, press arm, rear discs, furrow knives, UCN bodies

CLAAS AXION 920 £65,000 2013, 50kph, 320hp, 6225 eng hrs, 600/70R30 fronts, 800/70R38 rears, 4 spools CL-A2300168

CLAAS SCORPION 7055 £48,000 2016, 6279 eng hrs, 460/70R24 Scorpion carriage, choice of headstocks available, Scorpion Manitou & JCB Q-fit CL-416030417

CLAAS XERION 3800 VC £67,500 2013, 40kph, 380hp, 11060 eng hrs, 800/70R38 3 spools, VC, front linkage, reverse drive cab CL-78101697


CLAAS LINER 3600 2018

KRM M2 W BASE 2012


KUHN HR4002/ ACCORD DL £5,250 1997, 4002hrs, r/mtd Accord coulter bar, f/mtd Accord DL Air feed hopper system KU-C00307



HOUSEHAM MERLIN M4.24 £37,000 2012, 4000L, triplet+1 nozzle bodies, variable geometry boom OT-ZZ1808

KVERNELAND NG-S101/ OPTILINE £8,500 2015/2009, pneu seed drill, disc coulters c/w press wheels, quick release tines, tooth packer roller, new tines KV-106773

MANITOU MLT 627 TURBO £32,000 2010, 1772 eng hrs, 460/70R24 Manitou carriage, pallet fork, bucket, hyd locking MA-585537

NEW HOLLAND T8 435 SMART TRAC £126,500 2017, 40kph, 435hp, 1953 eng hrs NH-ZGRE03284



CLAAS VARIANT 365 RC £11,500 2008

CLAAS R375 RC 2015





GREGOIRE BESSON HRWB 8 £11,000 2017, 5 furrow plough, on land/in furrow, twin rear depth wheel 5P-N142650

CLAAS AXION 800 £53,000 2017, 50kph, 205hp, 5550 eng hrs, 540R30 fronts, 650-65R42 rears CL-A4002715.A

CLAAS ARION 630 £32,000 2012, 40kph, 155hp, 5250 eng hrs, 16.9R28 fronts, 20.8R38 rears, 3 spools CL-A1906663.A

AGCO RG 645B £63,500 2012, digital fill, boom levelling, 710/75R42, 380/90R46

KRM MAXI-DRILL SR2 £6,950 2005, pre-emergence markers, bout markers, rubber tyre packer, disc coulters, road lights K1-0/5SR08103

MASSEY FERGUSON 5612 DYNA 4 £44,000 2014, 40kph, 115hp, 1686 eng hrs, 340/85R24 fronts, 420/85R34 rears, 3 spools, MF loader MF-E118021


AGRIFAC CONDOR 2 £70,000 2011, 4000L, variable track width, GPS steering & mapping




£72,000 2020, 1220 eng hrs, 460/70R24 Scorpion carriage CL-K3500136.A



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CLAAS VOLTO V1300 tedder


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KRM L2 1600L 2008




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A DOWNING Pegoraro 3m power harrow adjustable clod board, wheel eradicators, packer roller

Dowdeswell 4 furrow crawler plough good order



FODDER BEET FOR SALE still growing - not lifted


library pic International 475 cab & loader

NEW Kioti CK4030 HST tractor 40hp (5 YEARS WARRANTY or 3000HRS)


4 wheel turntable trailer suit straw or hay, or even vintage show piece


McCormick CT28 HST tractor 2010 4250hrs front weights



Ex demo McCormick X7.690 Premium McCormick X7.460VT 2019 (69 reg),165hp boosts 50k, air brakes, 225hp, front linkage, 230hrs, as new to 175hp, VT drive, 50k, a/brakes, precision 0% finance steering ready, 4yr warranty, 0% finance



Demo Pegoraro 5m hyd folding power harrow hyd roller adjustment, adjustable clod board, wheel track eradicators, available for demo or hire

Was £19,500, Now £19,000

MF34 corn drill corn & fertiliser drill fert box included, Suffolk coulters, in working order, wheel track eradicators

Tomlin 6’ & 4’ grass toppers now in stock



Opico Sward Lifter FOR HIRE £100/day, prevent that water logging in your pasture




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OTHER MACHINERY Demo McCormick X7-690 Premium 225hp, 70 reg, 150hrs, powershift & shuttle trans, 6 hyd aux valves, f/linkage, DSM screen, Isobus/precision steering ready, metallic red paintwork .......................£98,000 New McCormick X7-460 VT RTK guidance,

f/linkage, PTO, 50k, 175hp, a/brakes, Tomlin 4’, 5’, 6’ & 8’ mowers...................from £875 available for demo.. .....................................£79,999 Bomford Bandit 2.5m flail mower, new flails, gwo£1,400 NEW Aigner front linkage to fit Mccormick X6 Pegoraro W5000 folding p/harrow, 250hp g/box, tractors ............................................................. POA fluo system floating beds, track erads, packer rollers, adj clod board, in stock....................£19,000 Track Marshall 90 crawler, cab & linkage ......£2,500

Carlton Farm, Cattle Dyke, Gorefield, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire PE13 4NR

Dowdeswell 4 furrow crawler plough ...............£950 Lift harrows on 3pt linkage frame.....................£250 Various blacksmith harrow gwo ........................ POA Smyth drill suit collector ..................................£200 McCormick X2 BKT ag tyres ............................. POA NEW Pegoraro piggy back linkage .................... POA

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JOHN Deere 3520 4wd 37hp tractor with hydrostatic transmission, 3 speed ranges, diff lock, ROPS, road lighting kit, drawbar, turf tyres, c/w 7 Iron 72” mower deck, genuine 473hrs, immaculate condition. G Begg Tel 07789 398487 (Caithness)





KRONE KW 6.70 6 rotor hay turner, hydraulic folding, not used for a number of years, open to inspection, video available of it running. £3,250+VAT. B Burton Tel 07775 877136 (Nottinghamshire)

Contact Julian Pawsey 07836 726939 email:


Over 100 varieties of top quality hedge plants and young trees. For a catalogue, advice or a competitive quote, contact Glebe Farm Hedging Langham, Essex CO4 5PP Email: Website:


2018 Krone Easycut R280 mower, excellent condition, serviced, washed, ready to go to work, still on original set of blades, Krone wear skids fitted under the mower, apron intact, no rips or tears, won't be faulted. K Rutledge Tel 07437 754602 (Northern Ireland)

The Hedging Specialists

Tel: 01206 323200




McCONNEL PA52 Hy Reach, electric controls, new gearbox, complete new bushes throughout, good flails. £5,500+VAT. S Wright Tel 07919 182101 (Devon)


BOMFORD A781 hedge trimmer. H Haynes Tel 01793 762437/07711 488341 (Wiltshire) McCONNEL PA9058, good condition, on T flails, good pump & motor, minimal play, cable control, farmer owned, will send photos on request. £4,750. J Rayner Tel 07811 822973 (Ceredigion) OCMIS 90-310, good little irrigator, currently in use, only selling as it's too big for my little farm, drum is fixed & gun carriage is trailed; also available, diesel Caparari pump & pipes. £2,950+VAT. M Saunders Tel 07935 002470 (Norfolk)


TMK300 tree shear. £3,000+VAT. M Rix Tel 07886 590432 (Cambridgeshire)

JTE STARGREEN 120 topper, very good condition, little used. £700 ono. G Heys Tel 07860 835416 (Cambridgeshire)


FORD County brackets for McConnel hedge cutter. £635. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) JOEMcCONNEL hedge cutter to fit TURNER MF2640/80, etc. £425. D Leigh Tel EQUIPMENT 07502 661861 (Northants)

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McCONNEL PA4330 hedge cutter, 2018, done less than 10hrs work, like new. £8,950 no VAT. K Sails Tel 07713 598582 (North Yorks)

HEDGE & TREE PLANTING gapping hedges to full new woodlands. Wide range of fencing operations & numerous other farm & estate services. Lincs based, will travel. Call Adam, Farm Linc :07970 433470 email: web: SPEARHEAD 3pt linkage, heavy duty model MK6 hedge trimmer. POA. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) BRACKET to fit County 6600, 7600, etc for McConnel Hy Reach hedge trimmer. £675. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

PEDIGREE Simmental bull, 22 months, superb genetics, stylish bull, naturally well grown, very quiet temperament, good feet, small amount of halter work, suitable for beef or dairy herd, read to work, any further questions do contact us. L Woodcock Tel 07947 741436 (Lincolnshire) 28-84062

FERRI Reco flail mower, 2014, offset adjustment using remote valves, very good condition. £5,000 ono. R Andrew Tel 07733 198772 (Cambridgeshire)

SPEARHEAD Twiga 600 hedge cutter, 2014, 1.2m head, joystick control, immaculate condition, not been used for the past few years, full working order. £12,950+VAT ono. L Harrison Tel 07894 930919 (Leicestershire)

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BOMFORD Harrier hedge cutter. 2005, cable control, 5.5m reach, very tidy. £6,750+VAT. D Elcock Tel 07790 315097 (Shropshire)

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Mills on Wheels from Beans to Barley – we will roll or crimp it to your requirements

A mobile roller mill which is capable of milling large quantities of wheat, barley, oats, peas, beans and oil seed rape Powered by its Detroit diesel power pack it can mill up to 26 tons per hour

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HONDA 2216 ride on mower, 2003, 42" cut, approx 409hrs, rear grassbox, serviced, oil & filter change, good condition. £700 ono. R Parker Tel 07710 811534/01332 872399 (Derbyshire) SAXON Triple ride on mower, 72" cut, diesel engine starts well & cuts well. £750. A Mann Tel 07920 142740 (Oxon) NAUD straw/heavy undergrowth flail topper/trimmer, 4m, end tow, oversize 10 ply transport/depth wheels, high spec machine, 1000rpm, heavy flail cutters/laceration cuts heavy growth. £3,400+VAT. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

BRACKET to fit MF2640-2720 range of McConnel Hy Reach hedge cutter/ trimmer. £475. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) PORTEK 7t Quick Split log splitter. £250. M Burroughes Tel 07860 556012 (Norfolk)


BRACKETS to fit Ford or MF for McConnel hedge trimmer, very strong, c/w pins & bolts. £430 to £525. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)



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01691 791460 Manitou 733/115 LSU Premium new MF 7726 4x4 Dyna Vario new gearbox 7300hrs 50K air FL MF 7718s 50K air brakes 3 year warranty 897hrs MF 7718s 4x4 50K air brakes 1200hrs warranty until 2022 MF 7718 4x4 Dyna 6 Efficient 50K front linkage 2600hrs MF 7624 4x4 Dyna VT 3600hrs FS CS MF 7618 4x4 Dyna 6 7500hrs 50K air brakes MF 7618 4x4 Dyna VT 50K 7500hrs MF 8480 4x4 Dyna VT 5100hrs FL MF 8480 4x4 FS CS Dyna VT 50K 5800hrs MF 6499 4x4 Dyna 6 FS CS 50K 7700hrs MF 6499 4x4 Dyna 6 FS CS FL 7400hrs mint MF 6495 4x4 FS CS FL 6900hrs Dyna 6 MF 6490 4x4 50K 7100hrs MF 6490 4x4 FS CS 7400hrs MF 6180 4x4 Dynashift 6500hrs MF 5465 4x4 Dyna 4 Same Tiger 100 3500hrs Case Magnum 7250 8000hrs Case 885 XL 4x4 Case 856 XL 4x4 loader 8800hrs David Brown 995 OPU cab Claas 610c 4x4 6500hrs Manitou 728 4x4 JCB 2CX 4 in 1 with rear excavator 5000hrs JCB 8052 digger 4450hrs Todd Hydro-Inspecta cleaner loader Case 1000kg block Rowcrop wheel for MF 6480

Tel 01652 655777 • Kevin 07796 957735 • Michael 07850 828639

MF 8730S

MF 6480

Dyna VT, 2019, 2200hrs, Exclusive, front linkage

2012, 6700hrs, 50kph

MF 6480

MF 7720

2011, 8000hrs, Sisu engine, front axle & cab susp, Eco PTO, 40kph

2016, 3300hrs, Dyna VT Exclusive, front linkage

MF 6499

MF 7718S

2006, 9400hrs, Tier 3, 50kph, front linkage

2019, 2600hrs, Dyna 6 EF, 50kph, air brakes

MF 6490

MF 6616

2007, 8500hrs, 50 kph, weights

2016, 2800hrs, Dyna 6, 50kph

MF 6485

MF 7626

2006, Dynashift, 8000hrs, front & 2014, Dyna 6, 3800hrs, front links & cab susp, CCLS, 4 spools PTO, 4 spools

MF 6465

MF 7626

2004, Dynashift, 9500hrs

2013, Dyna 6, 9800hrs, front links, air brakes

Case JX 90 2010, c/w MX Loader, 2400hrs

MF 7624

Herbst low loader trailer

2013, Dyna 6, front links, 8500hrs, air brakes

2017, 16 t gross, 21’, tandem axle

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Holtractors Ltd 2019 NEW HOLLAND T7-210 71h, auto command(CVT) -50K air brakes power beyond guidance ready radar electric mirrors, front linkage +PTO Configural spool valves on front, all the goodies, as new condition

2014 RICHARD WESTERN 14TON RC 14t RC Silage-Grain trailer, air and oil Brakes, sprung D/bar, hyd tail gate 560 tyres, good condition

2018 NEW HOLLAND T7-245 power command 190hrs c/w front linkage and PTO

2020 STEWART 16-21 PRO HARDOX Stewart Pro 16t, 21c/mtr volume, 560 flotation eheels/tyres, air and hyd brakes, excellent condition

2019 JOHN DEERE 6130R 50K air brakes, front linkage & PTO, greenstar 6000. 4esv, cab suspension, 120hrs 600 Michelins

DEWULF HAULM TOPPER DeWulf Haulm Pulveriser, excellent condition

NEW HOLLAND T5.105 TRACTOR 88hrs, c/w MX loader


2001 CLAAS QUADRANT 2200 BALER very good condition, slight wiring damage to electric loom


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| 30+ tractors: Ford • NH • MF • JD • IH • Case | 30+ balers always in stock: Welger • NH • JD • IH • Claas • Hesston • Gallignani • Bamford • Deutz-Fahr | 20+ mowers in stock: Lely • Pottinger • Vicon • Kverneland • Taarup • JD • MF • IH • Ransomes • Deutz-Fahr • Tallis | 30+ tedders, turners, rakes, mowers, toppers, forage wagons | 15+ hay grabs, accumulators, transporters | 30+ trailers 3t–30t: agricultural, commercial, construction, dump, hay, general purpose, grain, silage, livestock, horsebox, dual purpose, plant, tippers | 30+ toppers, flail mowers, etc | 15+ ploughs | 50+ discs, cultivators, drills | 10+ 360o excavators/dumpers • Volvo • JCB • Hyundai • Hitachi • Benford | 2019(69) NH T7-210, 7hrs only, f/linkage & PTO, fully loaded with all the goodies, as new

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Woodhams Farm, Cutlers Green, Thaxted, Essex CM6 2RH

2020 FARMET Falcon Pro Tandem 6m G+F tine drill, front tyre packer, paired row Bourgault VOS Openers coulters, Muller box, enquire for demo

2021 BROCK Sub-V 4m 7 leg folding subsoiler, 571mm leg spacing, 700mm steel ring packer, swivelling scrapers, shearbolts, Cat 3/4 linkage, in stock

2021 FARMET Fantom 650 Pro 6.5m stubble cultivator, front & mid depth wheels, front paddles, 5 rows of sprung reset tines, tungsten points & mixing shins, levelling discs, steel ring packer, 190mm tine spacing, 40-150mm working depth, 270-405 hp requirement, can be used without rear packer

BROCK Campaign trailed tine drill, 4 rows of heavy duty low disturbance coulters, 150mm row spacing, tungsten points, pre-emergence markers, Artemis controller, Accord metering, half-width shut off, available to order in 6m, 8m, 9m, 10m, 12m, & 13.35m widths, 12m version pictured, see video

2021 BROCK Sub-V 3.5m 5/7 leg folding subsoiler 700/500mm spacing, standard or low disturbance legs, swivel scrapers, tool box, in stock

2020 FARMET Verso 8m sprintine, front 1992 CASE 5140 4wd c/w 12,940 hrs, & rear levellers, eradicators, in stock Powershift, front weights, 2 scvs

2010 JD 7530 Autopower, 6150 hrs, front linkage & pto, Greenstar, due in

2005 JD 8520 4wd, 6390 hrs, front JCB 525B-HL 2.5t telehandler, 3400 hrs, 2021 BROCK Sub-Partner 3m 6 leg linkage, 4 scvs, ILS susp, 40K Powershift quick-detach pallet forks, 1 owner subsoiler tool bar, shearbolt, in stock

2021 FARMET Fantom 4.7m auto-reset cultivator, 40-150mm depth, in stock

2004 COUSINS 12.3m Contour rolls, 22” plain rings, slug pelleter

2009 SIMBA 4m mounted X-Press, Pro-active discs, hyd folding, DD Lite

2005 KUHN 6003 6m folding power harrow, Q-fit tines, Maxipackers, due in

2016 FARMET Fantom 12.5m Classic, front levellers, steel ring packer

2016 G.BESSON 8 furrow on-land/ in-furrow, AR8’s, hyd vari width

2013 HORSCH 8m Sprinter, Dutch openers, Muller box, 11750 Ha

2006 R.WESTERN 16ft/5m Bogey trailer, KUHN BPR 305 3m front & rear mounted 2021 BROCK Sub-V 6m 11 leg folding Air & Hyd brakes, 8ft/2.4m width flail, hyd side shift, 3.3m total width LD subsoiler, 545mm spacing, ex demo

2011 LEMKEN Jewel 8 6f on-land/inBROCK Sub-V trailed subsoiler, furrow, auto-reset, press arm, vari-width 4.5m – 8m, will work with packer raised

2017 FARMET Kompaktomat 6m seedbed KEEBLE Delta 4.5m 7 leg trailed subsoiler, SIMBA 5.5m & 6.6m Cultipress, rigid cultivator, hyd depth, tooth packer hyd frt tines, shouldered packers tines, hyd levellers, DD packer

2012 KUHN 4.8m Megant tine drill, front KONGSKILDE 5.9m Vibromaster c/w 4 levellers, hyd fan, pre-em rubber depth wheels

BROWNS 18t Log Splitter, 3 point linkage mounted

2021 FARMET 8.5m Fantom Classic 8.5m cultivator, 40-150mm depth

2001 VADERSTAD Carrier 650 6.5m disc c/w steel ring packer, track erads

BROWNS 6m Grass Harrow, due in

McCONNEL 3m 5 leg Discaerator, shearpin legs, shouldered packer

2012 AW Lo-load 20t trailer, bogey, hyd brakes, 7.5m centre deck

2019 FARMET Triolent 4.7m stubble cultivator, 3 rows of auto-reset tines

2007 LELY 3m combination, 3 row suffolk coulters, following harrow

2013 COUSINS 12.4m 7 section Contour HZ, 26’’ plain rings, see video

FARMFORCE 6m front press c/w leading SIMBA 4m Freeflow drill tines, 600mm diameter coils

2015 HE-VA 8m Disc Roller, front hyd levellers, new discs, see video

2002 KV LD85-300 6 furrow, no.8 COUSINS 6m Springtine, 4 steel depth bodies, manual v.width, hyd front furrow wheels

2010 SUMO 3m 6 leg Trio, trailing kit & front discs, drop-out discs

2018 SPEARHEAD Twiga 655T linkage mtd telescopic hedger, orbital head

VADERSTAD 6m NZ c/w hyd levelling boards, Super Agrilla tines

FARMFORCE 4m front press c/w leading 2009 SIMBA 6.6m Unipress, Pro-active tines, 600mm diameter coils tines, 700 DD’s, no levelling board

2009 KV EG85-300 6 furrow, hyd frt furrow, vari-width, rear discs, no. 8’s

2012 SIMBA Flatliner 3.5m 5 leg subsoiler, 2011 KUHN 4004 / KVERNELAND S-Drill 2011 VADERSTAD 8m Rapid c/w Pro-lift legs, DD rear packer, due in 4m combi drill, 3 row Suffolk coulters BIODRILL, 3 row coulters

MAJOR 490 EW 4.9m trailed topper, 3 blades per rotor, due in

2014 AMAZONE ZA-TS 4200 Profis Hydro spreader, Meredith bogey, due in

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2019 FARMET Fantom 8m Pro stubble cultivator, front levelling paddles, auto-reset tines, double soil packer, 40-150mm working depth, ex demo


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CHICKENS (50), various breeds. £250 ono. R Cosgrove Tel 07841 372169 (Suffolk)

Perkins & Ford/New Holland engines


For all your plucking and processing requirements call

HEREFORD bull, 5yrs old, great conformation. £1,600. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire) CHAROLLAIS tup lambs, ideal for ewe lambs. £200. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire) PIETRAIN X Duroc weaner pigs, top quality. £40 each. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire) FODDER beet, just lifted, excellent feed, Braintree. P Hawes Tel 07747 697837 /07747 697836 (Essex)

Storey Poultry Supplies t: 01473 823598 m: 07879 496970 e:

BOER goats & billy, 6 in total. £1,000 ono. R Cosgrove Tel 07841 372169 (Suffolk)

Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1JY

01664 562971

Three 6.5–7t shoots 5ft off the ground





FEED SILOS WANTED & FOR SALE 07879 402246 01948 710662

Poultry Supplies Ltd

LARGE White X Hampshire boar & 3 sows. £500 ono. R Cosgrove Tel 07841 372169 (Suffolk)

PARMITER silage block cutter, older model 100, new. £2,000 ono. E Jones Tel 01558 823405 (Carmarthenshire) BINGHAM Super dry plucker Mk3, good for turkeys, chickens, pheasants, etc. C Allgood Tel 07762 267093 (Cambridgeshire) PHEASANT feeders, c/w springs; also partridge pen sections. R Bane Tel 01953 850309 (Norfolk) IAE sheep racks on wheels, 4 available. £250+VAT each. T Bonsall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) IAE 8' lamb creep feeders, 2 available. £300+VAT each. T Bonsall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) IAE sheep turnover crate. £750+VAT. T Bonsall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire)

LARGE White X weaners, farm reared, lovely natured, 8 week old piglets, weaned & ready to go, mix of boars & gilts. £35 each. J Wilton Tel 07971 374368 (Leicestershire)

HAY racks (2) farm made, small bale hay racks, 6/9 bale capacity, very strong construction, priced individually, suitable for sheep or goats. £150+VAT ono. C Porter Tel 07790 335284 (Bedfordshire)

STRONG Hereford X heifers for sale with Angus calves at foot. T Roberts Tel 07817 755795 (Gwynedd)



Manufacturers of flexible silos

Weekly Prime cattle, sheep & store cattle sales Monthly Poultry sales Pedigree Livestock Sales Farm Sales and Valuations Sale of Pigs twice a month Annual rare breed sale Deadweight Cattle sales Straw and Fodder Sales

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LIVESTOCK (cont) PEDIGREE Salers heifers (5) and 2 bulls, 2yrs old. M Oliver Tel 01260 223303 (Cheshire)




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BARREN & manger 15’ feeders (6), painted, average condition. Open to offers, can loan. J Rodgman Tel 01568 612136 (Hereford)

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PYGMIES (5). £250 ono. R Cosgrove Tel 07841 372169 (Suffolk)

New/Reman, Dyno tested, engine blocks & parts available New JCB 444 engine stock! Tier 2 & 3 engines – 55kW, 63kW, 68kW, 74kW, 85kW, 97kW and 108kW available


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IAE 10' sheep rack on wheels, 4 available, sale due to retirement. £250+VAT each. T Bonshall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) IAE 8' lamb creep feeders, 2 available, sale due to retirement. £300+VAT each. T Bonshall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) IAE sheep creep turnover crate, sale due to retirement. £750+VAT. T Bonshall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) PARMITER silage block cutter, older model 100, spare parts, new pipes & couplings, blades & tines like new, no wear or damage, done very little work, barn stored. £650+VAT. E Jones Tel 01558 823405 (Carmarthenshire)

BREAKHEART Beef Shorthorns, young registered bulls available, ready for work, Elite Health status, semen tested, TB4, enquiries welcome. I Rickatson Tel 07789 691474 (Bedfordshire)

Insulated twin skin Increased yield Flip up plastic fender

HOLSTEIN cow, 5yrs, 7mths in calf, gave 7000L in second lactation. £1,100 ono. R Cosgrove Tel 07841 372169 (Suffolk) BIRD free range poultry unit, 12,000, flat deck, Vencomatic nest boxes, Staalkat FP102S egg packer with printer (needs slight attention), two 16t feed bins, floor slats, feeders, drinkers, etc. Will split. Open to offers. D Trewhitt Tel 07808 918516 (North Yorks)

EASYCARE young ewes, currently running with very high quality ram, 14 available now. £150/ewe; also one of this year's finest rams (related). J Egan Tel 01502 582076 (Suffolk) SOLWAY plastic lambing pens with buckets & hoops, 2 rows of 10 available £700+VAT/row. T Bonsall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire) MILKING equipment for sale, milking machine engine, vacuum pump, Dari Kool bulk milk tank, 6 jar milking parlour. £2,000. W Lockhart Tel 01576 470280 (Dumfriesshire)

01353 862 044 WELSUMMER POL pullets, pure bred, lovely birds £20 each, some trios £55 each; also fine white peacock, ready for breeding, pinioned. £70. J Porter Tel 07796 447228 (Norfolk) WHITE garden pigeons, surplus breeders. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire) PEDIGREE polled Charolais bulls, 1420mths old. £3,000. D Little Hales Tel 07767 633200/07771 57478 (Shropshire)

CATTLE crush, little used, in good order. £950+VAT ono. J Bray Tel 07904 492315 (Essex) IAE Chieftain crush with weigh scales, head scoop & rotating rump bar, very good condition. £2,750. E Ball Tel 07971 980624/07976 735101 (Staffordshire)

SOLWAY plastic lambing pens, c/w buckets & hoops, 2 rows of 10 available, sale due to retirement. £700+VAT per row. T Bonshall Tel 07977 598930 (Derbyshire)

GALVANISED sheep/goat troughs (8), 9' long, very good condition, barn stored, no rust, priced individually. £30+VAT ono. C Porter Tel 07790 335284 (Bedfordshire)

LOGIC Snacker, designed for mounting on a trailer or buggy, 75kg capacity, 12 volt, good working condition, ideal for sheep or game feeding, adjustable weight drop, owned from new. £200+VAT ono. C Porter Tel 07790 335284 (Bedfordshire) JERSEY bulls for sale, 17 months old, ready to work, ideal for heifers. £700. D Evans Tel 07773 327359 (Carmarthenshire)

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Used Machinery

ScanStone AV AI








CTM Rockstar 1506 SS 665


£8,000 €9.200 AV AI



CTM Rockstar 1555 SS 667


£8,000 €9.200

ScanStone 4 Webber Destoner SS 731


£15,000 €17.250

Grimme CS150 Combi-Web SS 737


£26,000 €29.900

ScanStone 2019 Patriot RT 1700 £99,000 Harvester SDM 142 €144.425




Grimme BF200 2 Body Bed Former SS 732

Grimme GT170 M Harvester SS 689

ScanStone 4 Web Destoner SS 708




£25,000 €28.750


£6,500 €7.475

ScanStone Osprey 5 Windrower SS 741

ScanStone 5.4m Tiger Bed Tiller SS 650

ScanStone 4215 Star SS 457


£65,000 €74.750


£10,000 €11.500


£5,000 €5.750

ScanStone 4 Webber Destoner SS 674

Dowdeswell Plough SS 695

ScanStone Osprey 3 Windrower SDM 137


£22,000 €25.300


£950 €977


£59,000 €67.850

ScanStone 2 Body AR SDM 153

ScanStone 1.8m Single Tiller SS 598

Grimme KS 5400 Haulm Topper SS 726


£6,500 €7.475


£2,500 €2.875


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Grimme RT6000 Straddle Tiller SS 691

£6,000 €6.900

ScanStone 2 Body ShearBolt SDM 148

£4,500 €5.175



Grimme Single Tiller & 2014 Reekie 2 Body Ploughs £2,700

SS 725





ScanStone 4215 WDH SS 653


£25,000 €28.750

Grimme CS1500 SS 654


£4,500 €5.150

ScanStone Patriot RT1700




Standen 4 Body Bed Former SS 722



ScanStone 3.6m Bed Tiller SDM 145


£27,000 €31.050

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Standen Tiller + Reekie Bed Former SS 732 + A



ScanStone 5.4m Bed Tiller SS 571


£22,000 €25.300

ScanStone 4 Webber Destoner SS 672


£22,000 €25.300

ScanStone Forfar

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ScanStone Kilkeel

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ScanStone Brigg

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Startin Startin Tractors Ltd, Twycross CV9 3PW

CASEIH MAXXUM 150 SUSPENSION 50KPH front linkage, 2020, 912hrs, 650/65 x 38 tyres, CaseIH warranty to 2023 / 3000hrs

ISUZU DMAX BLADE DOUBLE CAB 2018, 28700 miles, lovely truck £24,995 + VAT

CLAAS 520 c/w Quicke loader & front linkage, cab suspension, 2010, 4600hrs, very clean

JOHN DEERE 5515 2WD Air conditioned cab, opening front window, one owner, low hours, 80hp

FORD 655D TURBO DIGGER LOADER extending back actor, buckets, very straight and easy to maintain

ISUZU DMAX YUKON DOUBLE CAB 2.5CDI. 2014, 127456 miles £10,995 + VAT

CASEIH MAXXUM 145 SUSPENSION 50KPH front linkage & PTO, 2019, 3300hrs, 700 screen, GPS ready

CASEIH CS94 4WD. 40KPH 2002, 4230hrs, 16.9 x 38 tyres, air conditioned cab, front weights, 94hp

NEW HOLLAND CSX7060 20’ Vario header & trolley, 2011, 1100hrs, excellent condition

ISUZU DMAX EXTENDED CAB gives a longer load bay, good spec. 2018, 56708 miles £15,995 + VAT

CASEIH MXM120 40KPH 2004, 3362hrs, 18.4 x 38 tyres, front weights, good clean example

CASEIH LUXXUM 120 SUSPENSION C/W LRZ LOADER 2018, 1711hrs, 540/65 x 38 tyres, excellent

JCB 560-80 AGRI SUPER TELESCOPIC FORKLIFT 2020, 4345hrs, hyd latching Q-Fit hitch, pallet forks

ISUZU DMAX YUKON DOUBLE CAB 2017, 25135 miles, good spec £20,995 + VAT

CASEIH PUMA 150 SEMI POWERSHIFT 50kph, front linkage, 2019, genuine 161hrs, one owner, balance of CaseIH warranty

JCB JS130 LC PLUS EXCAVATOR Quick hitch & bucket, 2016, 6260hrs.

JCB JZ140 EXCAVATOR quick hitch c/w buckets, 2013, 5230hrs, working on our own building

NISSAN NAVARA DOUBLE CAB 2.3 CDI AUTO 2021, 11114 miles £29,995 + VAT.

LANDINI LEGEND 130 Sigma 4 loader, 5300hrs

RICHARD WESTERN BULK / DUMP TRAILER extended sides good and straight

WEIDEMANN 2070 PIVOT STEER TELESCOPIC HANDLER 2012, 2100 hrs, pallet forks

MITSUBISHI L200 BARBARIAN DOUBLE CAB AUTO 2018, 16970 miles £21,495 + VAT

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J Murrell

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1995 JD6300 POWERQUAD 2wd, vgc







RABE EAGLE 140 5 furrow

CASE 885XL SUPER TWO 8827hrs



CLAAS 820 C MATIC 50kph, 6927hrs







MERLO 40.7 5219hrs, 140hp


ATLAS COPCO XAS67 130CFM, 940hrs


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JPM 24’ 19TLL TRAILER hyd ramps, LEDs


FENDT 936 PROFI PLUS 8154hrs, f/PTO, Trimble


KRM SOLA SM1909 4.6m, radar












NEW JPM 16T MULTI PURPOSE McCORMICK MC130 TRAILER f/links, ramps 4615hrs


2007 CLAAS 577ATZ 4031hrs, 120hp



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MF 6170 DYNASHIFT genuine 4253hrs, vgc

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We specialise in new old stock and obsolete parts

ABERFIELD X Beulah shearlings, bred from a High Health flock, on an extensive forage based system, Heptavac P. I Sellar Tel 07764 560006 (Norfolk)

ABERDEEN Angus bulls, top blood lines, Elite Health, TB4, semen tested, ready to work, choice of 4, 2–3yrs old, Bonshaw Pedigree Angus Colchester. D Kinloch Tel 07748 786073/07718 786218 (Essex) STIHL SH86C 2 stroke sucker/ blower, used once. £200. C Bigley Tel 01406 540505/07909 910005 (Lincolnshire)






KONGSKILDE VM14 feeder wagon, 2017, 14cu/m, excellent working order, front cross conveyer, remote weight recorder, hopper/auger extension, very clean machine from small beef unit, owned from new. £12,500+VAT. G Williams Tel 01263 837250 (Norfolk) GALVANISED metal trough, 6’ long, 18” wide, 16” depth, ex cattle trough. £125. R Mead Tel 07768 681076 (Essex)

PIG Ad Lib Pyramid hoppers, 4', brand new, wet or dry system, never used, barn stored. Two @ £100 each. M Evans Tel 07969 796486 (Leicestershire)

MEDITERRANEAN water buffalo for sale (3), range in age from 6 weeks to 11 years, from excellent stock, friendly temperaments, recently given birth to a male calf that is still intact & still at foot, downsizing the smallholding so please make an offer. D Gilligan Tel 07762 020576 (Essex) TEXEL shearling rams, also Sufftex & Beltex crosses, good skins & conformation, all MV accredited, ready for work. C Grundy Tel 01406 330205/07889 684552 (Lincolnshire)

Norfolk paddock subsoiler/mole drainer, as new, Cat I £1,250 Lemken Terradisc 3m, tines, discs & crumbler


Netagco 2 body bedmaker, big bodies, nearly new wear parts, markers £450 Micron 6m ex hire weed wiper, 2020, N/T control box, as new £2,950 Edlington & Micron weedwiper spares available All + VAT & delivery unless otherwise stated

07775 741720

EX MOD Multivac, 2276 watts, 240 volts, on wheels, but made to go on forklift tines as well, all sucking as it should, sold without any hoses. £150. C Bigley Tel 01406 540505/07909 910005 (Lincolnshire)

Good used Secondhand Tractors of most makes always for sale Also Machinery and Implements: Spares, Wheels, Tyres, Loaders, Cabs and Hitches

COLOURED & white ram lambs by purebred Texel tup (can be seen) ex Suffolk/Texel X Lacaune ewes, shearling Lleyn & Texel cross also available, all keen to work. £195 ono. C Clark Tel 07979 868648 (Fife)


Contact Simon Scott for more info on 07789 793721 or email


Quantock 2.5m slitter/aerator, shopsoiled, for waterlogged paddocks Offers


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CONCRETE mixer, like new condition, purchased for a council contract, hardly ever used, massive saving on a brand new one, just no longer needed. £2,200 ono. S Watmough Tel 07950 553952 (Derbyshire)

LIMOUSIN bull, polled & black, Elite Health, TB4 semen tested, delivered, 2yrs old, ready to work, Bonshaw herd, Colchester. From £3,000. Heifers & cows with calves also available. D Kinloch Tel 07748 786073/07718 786218 (Essex)


IAE calf crush, including belly strap & rear pole, floor needs new board, tidy. £175 ono. P Walton Tel 07850 510103 (Northants)

BUTLEY Herefords registered pedigree bulls & females, quiet & easily handled, all bulls halter trained & guaranteed under Hereford Society rules, TB4 area. www. DC Smith & Sons Tel 07971 694912/07885 594143 (Suffolk)

PIG feeders, thirteen pig hoppers, two 1t holding bins, two tote bins & auger system for filling hoppers. G Derrick Tel 07836 724922 (Oxon)

SEVEN very healthy Brahma chicks for sale. £40 for the lot, but will split if you don’t want all 7. B Preston Tel 07512 899025 (Carmarthenshire) DIAGONAL feed barrier, six 3m long, one 2.1m long, one 2.4m long, nine 1.8m posts. £375+VAT ono. A Smith Tel 07802 684149 (Norfolk)

Norwich Road, Dereham

01362 692104/637332

GALVANISED barrier feed mangers (3) c/w hay racks, three 10’ sections all bolt together with adjustable legs. Phone for details. S Jones Tel 07796 001370 (Norfolk)

LINCOLN Red bull, Hollyoak Vandal, born March 2016, TB area 4yrs, excellent shape, produces easy calving offspring, progeny can be seen, very quiet, only for sale due to a change in policy, viewing welcome. £4,500 ono. G Ulley Tel 07798 872221 (South Yorks)

USED MACHINERY SALES Votex PT3 9’ pasture topper, gwo ............................................£950 Tanco front end loader to fit IH 454-484 tractor, c/w power bucket & valves...........................£875 Quicke front end loaders to fit IH 574, 684, 414 or 434 tractors ...............................from £650 Front end loader to fit MF35-135 tractors, c/w power bucket, valves & fittings ..........................£395 Fleming 4’ tipping box, as new ....£350 Eight old type MF front end weights .......................................£200 Pair 18.4x26 wheels & tyres 6” hole, 8” centres ...................................£250 Votex pasture toppers, breaking for spares All prices plus VAT 29-83612

Tel: 01945 700142 or 07774 676440

SNOW plough, hardly used, 2.4m wide, will fit onto 3 point linkage or will fit on tine of a forklift truck or similar, photos on request. £900+VAT. J Woodward Tel 01455 221112/07930 548933 (Warwickshire)

SUTON hydraulic yard brush. £950+VAT. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire) BEYER KB700 mobile crusher, 700mm x 500mm jaw, side belt, magnet weighs 11,500kgs, tandem axle drawbar, air brakes, 2007 build, Hatz diesel. £35,000+VAT. J Burroughs Tel 07775 755914 (Essex)

MATERIALS HANDLERS CLAAS Scorpion headstock by Albutt, c/w 4t pallet forks, JCB Q-fit with hyd locking pins. £1,000. T Sewell Tel 07977 908378 (Kent) FARMHAND F11 loaders, off Ford tractors, good rams, pumps, etc, original heavy duty design, easy to fit, some attachments for sale at extra cost, grabs/ buckets, rear counterbalance weights, loader complete, pictures on request. £750+VAT. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

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Mark Weatherhead TRACTORS & TELEHANDLERS Ex demo Deutz Fahr 7250, f/linkage & PTO MF 5612 (2015) – 125hp 300hrs MF 6480 Dyna 6 – 5374hrs MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp MF 6499 (2005) – 237hp

2016 ChallengeMT875E 4504 Hrs, Warranty until July 2022 or 5200 hours. Service history to 4400 hours,Auto guide ready. 10024138



2014 ChallengeMT755E 4264 Hrs, 30” Extreme Ag tracks, Ag Leader GPS on Egnos, 4 rear spools, Climate Control, CAT 4 30024840



Caterpillar 407 Ag telehandler (2009) – tidy

Kubota B7100 3780 Hrs, 8-speed manual, Tipper pipe, 8x16 50%, 6x12 35%., 540/65R30 30%. 30025509


MF 698T 2wd & Powerloader

Caterpillar TH336C – (2014) 6m Case 895L & loader 4850hrs (’93) 4wd


Sanderson T2 – 6m boom Various forks & grapples Caterpillar 407 Ag telehandler (2009)

HARVESTING Vicon RV2160 round baler, very tidy

2013 Manitou MLT 840 2599hrs, JCB headstock, 460/70R24 with 30% .tread left 10021877



2016 Manitou MLT 629 Premium Spec 6133 hrs, Air con, Air seat, Hyd imp lock, Jsm joystick, On 20” wheels 30025472



Krone 1400 (2013) 4 rotor rake

2014 MF 9407S 2800Hrs, PUH, Air con, Air seat. TOM G 2

Claas 2.5m mtd mower


Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m


KV Taarup 4232 3.2 trailer mower

2019 Kuhn Vari-Master Plough

7 Furrows, Manual furrow adjustment, On 500/60x22.5 transport/depth wheel, On land or in-furrow Demo condition.

Shelbourne 3m folding grassland harrow

New Holland 940 square baler




Dowdeswell DP7F, 6f, v tidy Dowdeswell DP7F, 7f, v tidy


KV LD85 5f & 4f Flat Lift Force – 2 leg HD Buster Claas Liner 3100 twin rotor rake 10m

Spalding – 3 leg combination Knight Raven – 3 leg combination Vicon PO-EDW weightcell, vgo

Massey Ferguson 6495 loader ready g/box issue ............................................................. £18,000 New Holland 60-86S vineyard tractor, rare thing................................................................. £7,995 Kuhn FC303 YGL trailed mo/co tidy heavy duty mower ..................................................... £5,750 Claas Volto 1100 10 rotor tedder 2015 vgc ready to go .................................................... £9,950 Krone 8 rotor trailer tedder 2003 ready for work ................................................................ £4,000 Krone KW5.35/4 4 rotor tedder ready to go ........................................................................ £3,000 Large selection of shear grabs & buckets................................................................................. POA Marshall 10t silage/grain trailers 8 stud axles choice of 2 ......................................... £4,500 each Various trailers in stock................................................................................................................ POA Various cultivators in stock.......................................................................................................... POA McConnel 6400 EDS hedger elec controls 2005 ................................................................ £6,750 Ryetec 420 4.2m hedger 2003 cable control ....................................................................... £3,450 Twose 6m grass harrows ......................................................................................................... £2,450 Kverneland Centreflow Geo Spread spreader 2017 full ISOBUS c/w 12” screen ......... £10,950 Selection of bale wrappers in..................................................................................................... POA Bomford Falcon 6.5T hedger immaculate ............................................................................ £9,950 He-Va folding 5 leg subsoiler very HD hyd breakback ....................................................... £8,250 Vaderstad Rollex 1020 ring rollers, c/w breakers ................................................................ £4,995 TH Engineering 5 leg flat lift vgc............................................................................................ £3,450 Malone 6’ pasture toppers new in stock & ready to go ............................................. £1,175 each New pallet carriages .......................................................................................................... from £450 New LWC buckets & grabs in stock British built ..................................................................... CALL New Malone tedders in stock, 5.7m ...................................................................................... £6,250 New Malone post bangers, side & t/l tilt............................................................................... £2,995 Kongskilde Delta cultivator, 2008 .......................................................................................... £4,250 Choice of Gard 6m folding disc harrows ..................................................................... £3,995 each Welger D6000 6 string big baler 1998 ................................................................................. £7,950 Claas Variant 365 round baler 2009 vgc ............................................................................... £8,950 Vaderstad Carrier CR500 field tines ....................................................................................... £8950 Amazone Centurion 3 mtr cultivator .....................................................................................DUE IN John Deere 3040 4wd SG2 cab .............................................................................................. £9950 Kubota M6060 ‘64 reg tractor p/shuttle a/c 3500hrs ........................................................ £14,950 John Deere 6200SE c/w grays loader p/q.......................................................................... £11,750 Niftylift SD170 cherry picker 1999 vgc .................................................................................. £8,750 Shelbourne HD670T telescopic hedger 2012 ................................................................... £10,950 Claas Liner 880 profi twin rotor rake ..................................................................................... £5,995 Dieci Agri Star 37.7 handler 2014 immaculate .................................................................. £27,750 New Holland TX68 combine p reg 24’ header ................................................................. £DUE IN Bushhog 4.2 mtr batwing topper new blades ..................................................................... £4,250 Lely 165 classic mower 2007 iimmaculate .......................................................................... £1,995

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Kuhn Axis 30.1 spreader extension hopper


Vicon RO–EDW extension hopper

Cousins 9.3m Sidewinder rolls Vicon RV2160 round baler, v tidy

Kongskilde 6m Germinator AS Marston 16t trailer Richard Western 12t dump trailer AS Marston 8t dump trailer Shelbourne 3m folding grassland harrow 3m & 6m mounted grass harrows

AS Marston 16t trailer

450 & 600 Workshop heaters

HEDGECUTTERS Fella TFS 60 tidy Major 2.8 front & rear flail mower

VEHICLES Isuzu Blade – 2018 – black 450 & 600 Workshop heaters

Isuzu Yukon – 2017 – black

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CLAAS LEXION 760 TT £261,950 2018, 10.8m Vario hdr, 30kph, approx 1017/644hrs, TT, RH V knife, hdr rev, dust ext, a/c, yield/Q meter, GPS steering, telematics, CEMOS, c/c, AdBlue, p/spreader, chop/chaff, Cruise Pilot, 4D-cleaning

CLAAS LEXION 570+ £85,000 2009, 9m Vario hdr, 25kph, approx 2724/1975hrs, LH laser, hdr rev, dust ext, a/c, yield/Q meter, p/spreader, straw chopper, chaff spreader, auto contour, auto pilot 3D sieves CEBIS, Quantimeter

CLAAS TUCANO 450 £97,300 2013, 7.5m Vario header, 25kph, approx 2000/1404hrs, LH laser, hdr rev, a/c, yield/q meter, chop/chaff, auto contour, laser pilot, auto pilot, straw walker with ball bearings

2012, 7.5m Vario hdr, 25kph, 1915/1467hrs, RH V knife, hdr reverse, dust ext, a/c yield/Q meter, yield mapping, straw chopper, chaff spreader, APS, side risers for straw walker fitted, 3D sieves, CEBIS

CLAAS LEXION 760TT £99,000 2011,10.5m Vario hdr, 30kph, approx 2601/1863hrs, TT, RH V knife, LH laser, hdr rev, dust ext, Xenons, a/c, yield/Q meter, yield mapping, c/c, p/spreader, chop/chaff, 3D sieves, CEBIS, GPS ready

CLAAS LEXION 770 £250,000 2019, 10.8m Vario hdr, 30kph, 855/630hrs, 900/60R32 f/wheels, RH V knife, header reverse, a/c, yield/Q meter, GPS steering, telematics, p/spreader, straw chopper, chaff spreader, auto contour, cruise pilot prepared, APS, 4D-cleaning system, 3D sieves, CEBIS

CLAAS LEXION 450 £32,500 1998, 6m AC hdr, 25kph, 4299 eng hrs, RH V knife, a/c, straw chopper, chaff spreader, a/contour, drum drive variator, side risers for straw walker, 3D sieves, combine priced and sold at above price as is. Work can be carried out at extra cost on above

CLAAS CARGOS 8300 £38,200 2017, Tandem axle, 2m pick up, a/fill, 38mm chop length, In-cab control box, Torque measurement for a/loading, Auxiliary guide roller for pick up, Includes trolley for pick up removal, additive tank, channel cover, f/lap at top hyd folded, hyd brakes

NH CR 9.80 £151,980 2017, 10.5m NH Varifeed cutterbar hdr, 30kph, 1410/1094hrs, 800/70R38 fronts, 600/65R28 rears, hdr reverse, a/c, yield/Q meter, yield mapping, GPS steering, air compressor, p/ spreader, straw chopper, chaff spreader

NH CX8080 ELEVATION £135,000 2015 9m NH Varifeed cutterbar, 30kph, 2067/1731hrs, RH V knife, hdr reverse, a/c, yield/Q meter, yield mapping, GPS steering, cruise control, p/spreader, straw chopper, chaff spreader, rape knife

CLAAS SCORPION 741 £72,000 2019, Vario transmission, 1000hrs, Scorpion carriage, 4wd, A/C, trailer brake, PUH, fyd locking, boom suspension, extended warranty 09/2025 or 5000hrs

CLAAS SCORPION 756 £83,995 2019, ex demo Vario transmission, 500hrs, Scorpion carriage, 5t pallet forks, f/windscreen guard, washer system for windscreen, roof & RH window, auto return-to-dig, extended Warranty 06/2024 or 5000hrs

CLAAS SCORPION 6030 £35,350 2014, 3730 eng hrs, 460/70R24 tyres, Scorpion carriage, 4 wheel drive, air con, trailer brake, PUH, hyd locking, boom suspension

CLAAS SCORPION 7030 £33,950 2013, Hydro Transmission, 6880hrs, Trelleborg industrial tyres 460/70R24 f/rear, Scorpion hyd Carriage, 4wd, a/c, Trailer Brake, PUH, boom suspension

KONGSKILDE WINGJET S4024 £11,985 2010, 24m trailed fertiliser spreader, 20 outlets, Micro Granular kit for Avadex, Trimble ISOBUS control including screen, GPS mapping & variable rate capability, 6000L hopper, holds appr 6t of N, 4t+ of urea, hopper grilles, 3 sets of wheels

AMAZONE ZAM 3001 £4,950 2012, AMADOS+ control box, 24m spreading, 2012, first used 2014, lights & marker boards, wide fill hopper, 3000L, folding hopper screens, hopper cover

KAWECO PROFI 1.18 VC £52,980 2018, MEC-13500 1000rpm/min pump, air filter, silencer, oil separator, EKO model, air brakes, LH filling valve, pipe racks, hyd steering rear axle, aluminium mudguards, 4000gall, side marker boards, front filling indicator, front loading arm

OPICO MASCHIO AQUILLA 5000 £9,500 2011, 5m working width, quick release tines, hyd folding, PR 500 packer roller, clod levelling board manual, hydraulic packer, rear road lights

HORSCH TIGER 4 MT DEMO £29,950 2014, 4m w/w, 2 rows (20) 680mm hyd discs, 9 TerraGrip tines & 770kg trip forcs, levelling discs, tyre packer, hyd Top Ring consolidator, hyd depth control, hyd leg break back

HORSCH SPRINTER SW8 £52,985 2013, approx 14000ha, 8m, bout markers, pre-em markers, 8000SW seed cart, twin hopper, side walkway/platform, grain & fertiliser, half width, shut-off, Horsch Duett coulters, following, Intermediate harrow, air brakes

CHAFER SENTRY 5000 £24,950 2009, 36m, Topcon X20 controller, auto section control - 14 sections, Michelin XEOBIB 650/60 R38 tyres, auto boom height control, 4 sensors, Triple nozzle bodies, air suspension on axle, steering axle, Can be upgraded to ISOBUS control - POA

MCCONNEL SHAKERATOR £3,595 5 legs, toothed packer, good metal, some spare metal



Other Equipment NEW LOGIC TGT 400 QUAD TRAILER high sided tipping, 1500 x 1000 x 800mm, timber floor, 50mm swivel tow hitch £1,275 BEMA AGRAR 2014, sweeper collector, 3 pt mounted, manual tip hopper, hyd brush drive, nylon brush, depth wheels, manual adjust angle .................................................................................................................................£2,150 RABE RAVEN HA 1500 S PLOUGH 2004, 4 furrow, auto-reset, hyd vari-width, skimmers, slatted mouldboards, rear cutaway discs, land wheel .........................................................................................................£2,790 DOWDESWELL FRONT PRESS unknown year, parking stand, good cast rings, 3m working width ........................£1,275


HOWARD SELECTATILTH P2 ROTAVATOR unknown year, suits small or compact tractor, good blades, 1m w/w, rear hood ..£795 PARMITER CHAIN HARROWS 4m, manual folding, straight frame, chain mats - good, 3 pt mtd .............................£450 PARMITER GRASS HARROWS 2003, 6m spring tine grass harrows, hyd fold, Fr depth wheels, adjustable tine angle, 4 float beds .................................................................................................................................................£3,495 BAILEY GRAIN TRAILER 2010, 16t, sprung drawbar, commercial 10 stud axles, air / hyd brakes, hyd tailgate and grain chute, roll over sheet............................................................................................................................ £16,950

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CASE 450B tracked loader, running order, WhatsApp video available. £2,450. C Bigley Tel 01406 540505/07909 910005 (Lincolnshire)


Manitou MLT627 Turbo Telehandler 2013, 7200hrs, AG SPEC, vgc

Tel: 07599 552864

MERLO Panoramic P40.7 140hp Turbo Farmer, 2009, 3265hrs, Smooth Ride, boom suspension, hyd quick release Merlo headstock, PUH, trailer brakes & electrics, air con, very good condition throughout, a good clean machine, ready for work. £24,000. A Carvill Tel 07971 482999 (Leicestershire)



SANDERSON SB50 rough terrain forklift, Ford engine, cab, needs TLC. £2,475. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)



MILL & MIX HAMPSHIRE 2000 wet mix pig feeding system, consists of 3000L fibreglass tank, pump & mixer with single phase motors. £900. J Bristow Tel 01363 772965 (Devon)






Tel: 01280 705202 Fax: 01280 704163


e: t: 01493 733211 07880 552295 34-84199

THREE slurry tankers, 1000, 1500 & 2000 gallons. B Colson Tel 01284 828251 (Suffolk) MIL backend muck loader with fork. £150. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire)


Specialists in concrete tanks BAILEY bridge, rated to 60t, 40' long with a clear width of 3.5m between parapets. £25,000+VAT ono. S Wisson-Burton Tel 07776 184394 (Cambridgeshire)

KRAMER 312 SE small loading shovel, 1988 machine. POA. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)


Tel: 01746 762777


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SAMSON 9t HM vertical beater muck spreader, no slurry door, had new floor chains, not the standard hook links, been fully modified to 14mm chain, new drive sprocket shaft, bed gearbox is only around 5yrs old, good machine. £5,500+VAT. J Rayner Tel 07811 822973 (Ceredigion)

Two models Capacity approx 1 ton-3 ton/hr Easy to operate & adjust Efficient for crushing/rolling all common raw materials CLAAS Scorpion 7045 VP Plus, JCB headstock, 3rd service, boom suspension, PUH, 40kph, 7m 4.5t lift, good working order, good condition, but needs tyres. £25,000+VAT. O Martin Tel 07753 929307 (Bedfordshire)


Field Farm, Charlton Road, Evenley, Brackley, Northants NN13 5GH

£610+VAT 01531 820545 •

one 1.2m grab, two bale spikes two 2.2m buckets, 1.5m, 1.8m also all on euro 8 brackets

TONG conveyor, 3.7m long x 1.45m wide, includes working motor, used on our hay bale processing plant, in good working order, small repair on belt that does not affect use. £2,000+VAT ono. Collection CM6. A Saville Tel 07710 256307 (Essex)


Roller Mills


Francis Holohan 07496 734212 Cambs

Hydramex Limited

REMOVED from a Case 4240 Inter-tech 1600 self levelling loader, electric third service, brackets included. £2,950 ono. C Gooday Tel 07813 915631 (Essex)



POACHER blocks (3), plus lifting links. £1,000 total. N Richards Tel 07802 721305 (Buckinghamshire)

FLEMING 10t muck spreader, like new, still paint on the inside, extremely efficient. £4,000+VAT D Barnard Tel 07860 260630 (East Sussex)


VOLVO brackets, shop soiled. M Pearson Tel 07980 576866 (North Yorks)

ALPHA Laval CCTV monitor & wall mounting, needs a new home. £70. L Radford Tel 01480 462073 (Cambridgeshire)

DIECI 40.7 Evo2 Agri Plus telehandler, 2018 ,1000hrs, excellent condition, awesome machine. G Blandford Tel 07973 424473 (Hereford)

PAPER sacks new, 75cm x 55cm, block bottom, 3 ply kraft paper with poly membrane, printed front, blank rear, v strong, no longer needed as customer changed design, on pallets of 2000, 12,000 available, collect or can despatch at cost. £109/1000 bags. K Jordan Tel 07880 551111 (Suffolk)

PEST CONTROL DOUBLE extension aluminium ladder, very strong & straight, each section 16' long with 20 rungs. £30. P Litchfield Tel 01788 510237 (Northants)

• Variable firing sequence • 7 day - 24h clock • Integral legs • Opt integral battery • Opt solar panel • Unique silent Sunday option NEWMAN electric motor, single phase, 2hp, 240volts, 1.5kw. £100. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)

FLOODLIGHTS, ex Nottingham football ground, 40+ years. Offers. H Smith Tel 07447 907475 (Lincolnshire)

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from £320 + vat echneat

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Valtra N154EV Smart Touch £57,500

2019, 1950hrs, red, front axle 4wd heavy duty hi-lock, 40kmh

MF 7718 E�cient Dyna 6 POA


2017, 2100hrs, 50kph, radio/CD, 4 spools, f/ linkage c/w 1 set hyd couplers, 170kg belly weight, twin beacons, pivoting f/fenders, s/roof, eco PTO, Michelins 480/70R28 60% 580/70R38 70% warranty till 01.03.22 or 2400hrs 21051282

Fendt 828 Pro� Plus £94,000

Challenger MT765C £64,000

2017, 5182hrs, 65kph, 4 spools, Pro� Plus cab, vario transmission, Variogrip, Comfort front linkage, lighting equipment, 600/70R30 70% tread & 710/70r42 80% tread Trelleborgs 31049944

Fendt 828 Vario S4 Pro� Plus £88,000

2017, 5145hrs, 60kph, 5 spools, PTO, couplers, hydraulic pump 205L/min, Pro� Plus, Super Comfort seat, Comfort passenger seat, 600/70R30 Michelin 50% tread & 650/75R42 Mitas 50% tread 61051694

Merlo Roto 30.16 handler POA

2003, 5949hrs, forks, hook attachment, truss jib 41051928

2012, 8509hrs, 16f/4r Powershift transmission with creeper, 40kph, 10% tread, radio

Fendt 826 Vario S4 Pro� Plus £89,500

2017, 4995hrs, 60kph, Vario transmission, front spool, 5 spools, climate control, 600/65R30 & 710/70R42 Trelleborg 30% tread 21051707

2018, 6200hrs, Vario transmission, Exclusive cab spec, 4 spools, TLS front suspension, air con, lighting equipment, 600/65R28 BKT 80% tread & 710/75R42 Michelin 30% tread 21051845

MF 7718S Dyna 6 E�cient POA

MF 7718 Dyna VT Exclusive £64,000


2018, 1700hrs, 50kph, 4 spools, E�cient cab, air con, Dyna 6 transmission, TLS front suspension, lighting equipment, 480/70R28 & 580/70R38 Michelin 60% tread 41051116

Kverneland CL1100 spreader £4,500

MLT 737 130 PS+ Elite £73,000

2017, basic machine, Trim�ow, hopper cover, LED road lighting, hopper extension 450L, L/R hose kit 21051881

2021, 21hrs, Deutz Stage IV eng 130hp, auto P/shift trans 40kph, l/s, piston pump 150L/m, Rops, Fops, Ansi cab, easy step, heater, road lights, visors, LED w/lights, tyres 460/70R24, 48” Class 3a ITA forks & carriage, LED boom lights, LED+ pack 31050131

Supertrac 3000/24 POA

Fendt 828 Pro� Plus £90,000

2009, c/w 12/21/24 MTE spray boom, triple nozzle, boom recirculation, induction, tank wash, clean water, hand wash, locker, tracking d/bar, manual controls, Teejet 844 controller, axle suspension & PTO pump 41051957

MF 8732S Dyna VT Exclusive £71,000

2017, 5563hrs, 60kph 205L hyd pump, basic Trimble, lighting equipment, air con, BKT tyres f 600/70R30 100% r 710/70R42 95% 51048599

All prices + VAT

2017, 3250hrs, automatic air con, electric mirrors, 50kph, twin �ashing beacons, 460/85R38 fronts, 380/85R28 61051692

MF 7716 Dyna 6 Exclusive £61,000

2016, 3433hrs, 50kph, Autodrive, 4wd f/axle suspension, air & hydraulic trailer brakes, adjust column & speedsteer, DataVid Iso & guidance ready, 2 roof mounted beacons, tyres f 420/85R28 40% r 520/85R38 50% 41047214


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All our Approved Used machinery comes with: • Minimum 6 months warranty • Trade-in opportunity • Service contracts available • Extensive checks carried out

CONTACT US 07798 585624

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OUR BRANCHES Attleborough Littleport Kennett Melton


• Finance options available from our in-house finance team • Consistent, continuous support • Ability to view the used machine locally • All machines will be inspected and delivered

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JOHN DEERE 6155R 2018, 4756hrs, Autopower 50kph, 620/70R42 - 540/65R30, 3 electric SCVs, f/& cab susp, f/linkage, c/control, pass seat, Autotrac ready £137,000 Stk No 11060753 £82,000

JOHN DEERE 6210R 2014, 5103hrs, Direct Drive 50kph, 650/65R42 - 540/65R30, 4 manual SCVs, front & cab suspension, Autotrac ready Stk No 21062933 £62,500

JOHN DEERE 6130R 2018, 4652hrs, Autoquad Plus 24/24, 50kph, 600/65R38 - 480/65R28, front & cab suspension, 3 mechanical SVCs

JOHN DEERE 6215R 2020, 322hrs, Direct Drive, 50kph, 650/85R38 - 600/70R28, Command Arm, Autotrac ready, 4 electric SCVs Stk No 31055862

A JOHN DEERE 6130R 2014, 4230hrs, Autoquad 50kph, 520/70R38 - 420/70R24, 3 manual SCVs, front & cab suspension, front linkage Stk No 21061739


W JOHN DEERE 8RT 410 2020, 352hrs, E23 42kph, Dura 6500, 30” tracks, air seat & cab susp, Cat 4 drawbar, wide drive wheel, joystick controls Stk No 11055147

W JOHN DEERE M740 2012, lower linkage drawbar, 24/12m 4 section booms, multi nozzle holders

Stk No 21061409


Stk No 81063214


W CONCEPT MT 200 2004, flail mower, hydraulic offset, rear roller, heavy duty flail


M MASSEY FERGUSON 40RS 18’ powerflow header, 650/75R32 - 500/60-22.5, yield & loss monitor, manual sieves, Daniavision screen, Datavision log-station, air con

Stk No 11063723



Stk No 81062275


W JCB 4220 2018, 2933hrs, 60kph, 4ws ABS, 540/65R34, 1 front & 4 rear spools, f/linkage, pick up hitch & drawbar, LED headlights, Field Pro package, Agra GPS ready

JCB 4220 2019, 2678hrs, 60kph Vario, 540/65R34 tyres, 5 electric SCVs, Field Pro pack, Winter pack

Stk No 11060532

Stk No 21048163

Stk No 11062208


CHALLENGER MT775E 2015, 4865hrs, powershift, 5 electric SCVs & weights


Stk No 71063576


M JOHN DEERE 6150M 2013, 6336hrs, Powerquad Plus 40kph, 520/85R38 - 480/70R28, 3 SCVs, TLS front suspension, air con


Stk No 81064938

W VOTEX G3 2004, twin rotary mower 2.5m

W JOHN DEERE 840 2006, single pump, Brown Box rate controller, 4000L tank, 36m 12 section booms, 20.8RM38 tyres


Stk No 11063721


JCB 536-70AGSU 2017, 3338hrs, 6 speed gearbox, 460/70R24, joystick control, Q-fit carriage, air conditioning, air seat, trailer brakes, boom suspension, pick up hitch



M SPEARHEAD MULTI CUT 300 2021, 3 blades per rotor, rear depth wheels, 3 point linkage


Stk No 11063637

Stk No 11062341


W JCB 4220 2017, 7308hrs, IVT 60kph, 540/65R24, Field Pro pack, 4 electric SCVs

Stk No 11060990

W MANITOU MLT627 2008, 5000hrs, 460/70R24 tyres, joystick control, Q-fit manual locking carriage, boom suspension, PUH, trailer brake & air conditioning



Stk No 11061763

Prices do not include VAT M AULDEN 01525 405848 Gary Buckle 07712 556387

C ROMER 01438 861257 Robert Vigus 07712 556389

S UDBURY R AYLEIGH D UNMOW W ORLINGWORTH A RDLEIGH 01787 374100 01268 783311 01371 875751 01728 628325 01206 230283 Paul Coffey Tim Thornton Olwyn Poulson Tom Mason Mark Debenham 07766 225174 07557 922965 07710 135644 07957 844986 07710 148420

I VYCHURCH 01233 225775 George Whelan

S TOCKBURY 01795 843250 Harry Durrant

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KRONE SWADRO 1400 2012, 14m, 4 rotor rake, good condition

TWB 5 LEG SUBSOILER 2013, excellent condition



BAILEY TB 14T TRAILER top spec, demo condition, c/w silage sides, 2015, air/hyd brakes, flashing beacons, nudge bar, r/d/bar £16,950


ALL JCB FASTRACS Tractors, Telehandlers & Trailers

SAM SCL 4000 2005 24m, 4000L, full spec, 7900hrs, c/w ez-guide, exc cond for age, c/w, 2 sets wheels, MOT Mar 2022 £29,995

AND ALL OTHER FARM MACHINERY EVERYTHING considered, immediate payment & finances settled

CLAAS 5300 RF BALER 2019, 19,000 bales, moisture meter, updated knotter sys, dealer maintained, Maxi-Care, excellent cond £79,995

NEW BAILEY 15T BEAVERTAIL CLAAS LEXION 570 + TERRA TRAC VICON ANDEX TRAILER 6500x1500, air brakes, 2007, 7.5m Vario cutterbar, 2480 724 TWIN ROTA RAKE hi-viz, bucket rest, rope hooks, bale engine hrs, immaculate condition 2017, demo condition/like new wedge, f/ladder £18,950 £79,995 £12,500

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LD O S 2014 BUNNING Lowlander 150 HD vertical beaters, sludge cake auger

2013 BUNNING Lowlander 150 HD wide body vertical beaters

2006 BUNNING Lowlander 120 vertical beaters

We stock parts for

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2014 BUNNING Lowlander 120 Mk4 HBD


2016 BUNNING 105 HBD choice of 2

2013 BUNNING Lowlander Mk4 with weigh cells & vertical beaters

OTHER MACHINES COMING IN SOON including used Merlo telehandlers

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724 & MXT412 LOADER










2014, 4616 Hrs, 240 HP Speed: 50Km/h 36m Pomier Booms

2018, 2245 Hrs, 175 HP Tyres: 480/65R28 (90%) 520/70R38 (95%)

2013, 4500 Hrs, 390 HP Speed: 40Km/h Track: 30 Track %: 25

2018, 6494 Hrs, 210 HP Tyres: 600/65R28 (50%) 650/75R38 (20%)

2014, 6830 Hrs, 400 HP Speed: 40Km/h Track: 25 Track %: 90

2012, 11004 Hrs, 240 HP Tyres: 540/65R30 (60%) 650/65R42 (60%)

2015, 3492 Hrs, 385 HP Speed: 40Km/h Track: 30 Track %: 70

2016, 6058 Hrs, 250 HP Tyres: 600/65R28 (100%) 650/65R42 (100%)

2015, 6094 Hrs, 400 HP Speed: 40Km/h Track: 30 Track %: 40

2016, 4903 Hrs, 280 HP Tyres: 600/70R30 (90%) 710/70R42 (100%)

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2015, 3279 Hrs, 420 HP Speed: 40Km/h Track: 30 Track %: 30

2018, 5400 Hrs, 290 HP Tyres: 600/70R30 (30%) 710/70R72 (80%)


1500 HOURS

MF1750 M HC

MF 6714 S

MF 7718

MF 7720

MF 8737 S

MF 8740







50 HP, Tyres: 29X12-15 / 475X 65D20 OS Turf

2017, 3286 Hrs, 140 HP Tyres: 480/65R28 (80%) 600/65R38 (80%)

2017, 1500 Hrs, 190 HP Tyres: 540/65R28 (80%) 650/65R38 (70%)

2016, 3750 Hrs, 200 HP Tyres: 540/65R30 (75%) 620/70R42 (75%)


1500 HOURS

2018, 1300 Hrs, 380 HP Tyres: 600/65R34 (85%) 710/75R42 (85%)

2018, 1633 Hrs, 400 HP Tyres: 650/60R34 (80%) 900/60R42 (90%)


1000 500 HOURS













2017, 2015 Hrs, 185 HP Tyres: 540/65R28 (80%) 650/60R38 (80%)

2005, 8100 Hrs, 130 HP Tyres: (50%)

2017, 1565 Hrs, 180 HP Tyres: 540/65R28 (75%) 650/65R38 (80%)

2019, 1389 Hrs, 185 HP Tyres: 540/65R28 (85%) 650/65R38 (90%)

2020, 400 Hrs, 200 HP Tyres: 650/65R42 (95%) 540/65R30 (95%)

2018, 3448 Hrs, 240 HP Tyres: 540/65R30 (50%) 650/65R42 (50%)


1500 1000 HOURS





MERLO 7M 42.7

MF TH.7038










2016 (66) 2.5 BLADE Manual Double Cab 54,850 Miles

2018 (68) 2.4 Barbarian Manual Double Cab 7,234 Miles



2016 (16) 2.3 Connecta Manual Double Cab 79,443 Miles




£22,790.00 (NO VAT)


£18,790.00 (NO VAT)


2016, 2704 Hrs, 120 HP 3500 Kg Lift Tyres: 460/70R24 (100%)

2017 (67) 2.4 LX Auto Double Cab 45,159 Miles

2018, 3000 Hrs, 143 HP M-Vario Hydro CVT Transmission

2018 (18) 3.2 Wildtrack Auto Double Cab 26,671 Miles

2020, 817 Hrs, 145 HP Tyres: 460/70R24 Michelin (90%)

2003, 7078 Hrs 2600 Kg Lift Tyres: (40%)

2015 4200 Kg Lift

2017, 860 Hrs Tyres: 500/70R24 Micheline (90%)

2015 (15) 2.5 D-4D Manual Double Cab 39,013 Miles

Errors and omissions excepted. All prices +VAT

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Used Case IH 9120 24ft Header

New KRM 6m Ares drill PT coulter £29,995

New Bomford Kestrel & Hawk hedge cutters POA

Ex Demo Deutz 9340 Black Warrior POA

Demo Claydon T4 drill

Ex hire Deutz 6140

Demo Kuhn 6m Prolander

Ex demo Kuhn 5000L Cultimer





Ex demo Claydon 2021 3m Hybrid New Deutz 9340 Black Warrior

Ex Demo Deutz 6215 TTV

Used Claas Quadrant 5300

Ex Demo Kuhn 1290iD baler

New Deutz 6165 RC Shift

Ex Hire Laumetris 16t grain trailer

New Kuhn Axis 30.2 40.2 & 50.2 in stock POA

New Kuhn 6004R Packer Roller, levelling board £30,750






Used Merlo 42.7CS 2019 2500hrs £59,750


New & Ex Demo Deutz 7250 TTV Warrior Black Edition POA

New Deutz 5125 Loader ready


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BAMFORD 4f plough, will suit Claas tractor, discs & skins need cleaning etc. £390. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

07512 821421 or visit our website

Rebuilt Flat Belt Picking Table 2.7m x 900mm on a raised platform c/w rejects conveyor


Pellcroft Engineering Ltd


See our ad on page 60 DOWNS Foxhound 3 phase elevator, 3 speed, vgc. £2,250. A Goodacre Tel 07901 917707 (Lincolnshire)

Herbert & Sons nick@herbert&




Free standing or hanging

K54 – Europe’s best selling agri box rotator for any handler


01621 828689

0774 703 0738 e:

IRWIN Turner potato planter, based on the Ferguson 3 row ridging bodies, points & in good order, been barn stored for years. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)


Swift Lift Extendo Elevator c/w power transmission & safedown end descender



Tel: 028 9127 5913 Email:


Haith Line c/w picking table, splitter belt, 2 roller tables, rejects conveyor & coils with under conveyors

FJD AutoSteering Kit

Ref 6778

K80 forward tippler gentle & quick box tipping very adaptable & easy to operate

Rebuilt Walthambury Vee Track Stitcher 3m conveyor, c/w stitcher & automator

Ref 6761

FARM Force furrow press, for a 5 furrow reversible plough. £800. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)

K54Z Range is built for yearround demanding rotating tasks

07791 131911

Ref 6754

Available in sizes 5ft to 12ft

Please call Nick Herbert


Lights can be leap frogged


Now available in the UK the new affordable RTK Autosteer system from FJDynamics

Sack Co T1300 Weigher & Stitcher System with DS9 head c/w adjustable height conveyor for 10–25kg packs

UK agents for Pro-Pak weighing equipment, Oldenhuis, Prinsen & Symach palletisers

01353 740666

UK Official Stockist

Call Elliot Haines on 07810 860503


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B&W Hydrastore Conveyor 21m boom x 800mm, c/w wide tipping hopper, 3 phase hyd drive

Ref 6584


All of our LED units come with a one metre lead and a 13 amp plug

AVR Ceres 200H potato planter, as new, only planted 100 acres, available due to change of policy, 2x36” rows, hyd tipping hopper, seed spacing & ridge forming hood, adjustable electronically from cab, two thirds of the price of a new. £19,500+VAT. M Naylor Tel 07970 576362 (Lincolnshire)

Ref 6672


KVERNELAND RW100, 2014, little used, 6+3 9f semi-mtd on-land/infurrow, No28 bodies, barn stored, v little used, brilliant condition, g/metal, oiled for storage, KV in-cab controls, LED road & w/lights, please call, inspection welcome. £22,500+VAT. F Rush Tel 07971 622834 (Suffolk)

Vegetable machinery specialists


Squire 1200 Grader c/w large hopper, 6 row fixed centre coil cleaner, screen & a flat belt & roller picking table


RANSOMES skims & discs for plough. £125. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) DOWDESWELL skims to fit DP1 plough. £225. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

KVERNELAND PB100, No28 bodies, maize skims, auto reset, hydraulic variwidth, semi mounted 6 furrows, good condition. £6,500 ono. D Warren Tel 07860 290605 (Buckinghamshire)

Coningsby, Lincs

01526 342466

Tong Dry Brusher 1.8m x 600mm with 3 phase fixed speed

Ref 5207

KVERNELAND LB85 4 furrow reversible hydraulic vari width plough, skimmers, good 75%+ metal, pictures by email, local delivery possible. £3,950+VAT. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

OVERUM 3 furrow reversible plough, good condition used on black fen soil. £800 ono. R Andrew Tel 07733 198772 (Cambridgeshire)

Ref 6314



New Tong Midi Easyfill brand new, full spec machine with doorstop belt & variable speed


01787 248049

Call Lukasz on

STANDEN FM2 potato haulm topper 2015, with cross conveyor, suitable for front & rear mounting, one owner from new. £4,500+VAT. M Naylor Tel 07970 576362 (Lincolnshire)

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Payment prior to collection • Any condition considered

Ref Midi Easyfill


Prinsen PPM60 Palletiser compact, self-contained capable of up to 9.5tph average at 25kg

Ref 6722


VOGEL Noot 4 furrow reversible plough, vgc, c/w furrow press. £1,250+VAT. J Dixon Tel 01359 258034 (Norfolk)

Ref Palletiser



Marian Teodorczyk

Potato • Onion • Carrot • Parsnip Red Beet • Veg handling equipment Graders (both screen & lift roller) hopper cleaners/graders, brushes, box & big bag fillers/tippers, etc Field equipment Vegetable transplanters, drills, top lifters, toppers, hook tine cultivators Grimme DL/GZ/GT/SE harvesters



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March • Cambs

James Harrison 07768 171085 Jim Brown 07944 362665

John Deere 6215R 2019, autopower, command arm, 50k front linkage, Autotrac ready, 710/42, 600/28, very nice £106,000

John Deere 6175R John Deere 6210R 2015, 5750 hrs, autopower, command Autoquad, 50k, 5400 hrs, air brakes, arm, front linkage and PTO, 65085/38, 650/42, 540/30, nice tractor 600/65/28, very clean £62,000 £52,000

New Holland T7.260 2019, 1400 hrs, Autocommand, front linkage and PTO, warranty until March 23, as new £84,500

New Holland T7.210 2015, 3100 hrs, powercommand, 50k, sidewinder, choice of other T7.210 from £46,500

Manitou MLA 630-125PS 2013, 4900 hrs, powershift, pin and cone headstock, 17.5x24 40%, very clean £31,500

Claas Dominator Mega 218 15 Bobcat S130 1994, 3700 hrs, 20ft header, 2011, 3800 hrs, bucket and grab, chopper, chaff spreader, tidy very tidy from local farm £23,500 £15,750

New Holland T7.200 2016, 6100 hrs, Autocommand, 50k, front linkage and PTO, Michelin 580/70/38 60%, 480/70/28 40%, very clean from one farm

John Deere 6150R 2014, 4300 hrs, autopower, command arm, TLS, cab suspension, 45k, front linkage, AT ready, one owner, very nice £52,000

John Deere 6130M John Deere 6125M 2017, 5700 hrs, Autoquad, 40k, 2014, 4800 hrs, Autoquad, TLS, TLS, cab suspension, 18.4x38, 460/85/38, 420/85/24, tidy tractor 16.9x24 £38,500 £37,500

Claas 620 Arion JCB 541-70 Manitou MLT 628 turbo 2012, 3950 hrs, Hexashift, Cab agri super, 2008, 9000 hrs, full N Reg, 6m, 2.8ton, 17.5 x24 tyres, suspension, Front Weights, 20.8x38, spec, tidy manitou head stock 16.9x28 60%, very clean £29,500 £25,000 £12,000

Pottinger Terrasem C4 & C6 trailed drills reconditioned, good spec POA

Kuhn Multimaster 18 Pottinger 35S 5 furrow, 2013, hydraulic front 5 furrow plough, vari width, choice furrow, slatted bodies, transport wheel, excellent £9,250 from £12,000


Bruce Hopkins Ltd

New & Used Machinery Chelmsford, Essex CM3 1HU

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Kuhn Multi-Longer 5757 NEW, shop soiled, electric control, 5.7m reach, 1.2m head

Kuhn Merge Maxx 950 2020 machine, ½ season of work, excellent condition



POA Used Simba rolls

compact tractor, 25hp, hydro, turf tyres

7.6m 22” rings without breakers


2011 Case Puma 160


Kuhn Vari-Master L ex demo, 6 furrow, on-land/infurrow, variwidth, combined wheel



£45,000 New Teagle B.ERKS

160hp, 50k, front & cab suspension, only 3700hrs 2.5m flail topper, front + rear mounted

Kuhn Axis 50.1 W Quantron E control box, very good condition, hopper cover



Sulky X44 WPB4000 2011, 30m spreading, very good condition, weigh cells


Kuhn FC3115 mower conditioner NEW, out of season special price


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Kuhn Axis 40.1 W 2014, Quantron E control box, very good condition, hopper cover


Kuhn Megant 6m drill NEW tine drills IN STOCK

Krone 3210 CV Easy Cut trailed mower 2018, good condition, with grouper

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2020 Case Puma 185, 703hrs, 185hp, 50kph, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, front linkage & PTO, full powershift, guidance ready, mid mount valves, deluxe seat, climate control, 4 speed PTO, Power Beyond, front tyres 600/65x28 60% Michelin, rear tyres 650/65x42 80% Michelin...................£86,000

2006 Fendt 818, 11300hrs, front PTO, tyres 60%, very tidy. ........................................................................£33,500

2019 Case Puma 240 CVX

2007 Fendt 718, 14799hrs, 180hp, 50kph, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, front linkage, continuously variable, has had a new transmission, one small rust hole on left hand fender, on big row crops, front tyres 420/90x30 10%, rear tyres 18.4x46 10% otherwise tidy for hours ............................£27,000

2008 Case Puma 155

2017 Fendt 724 Profi Plus, 8000hrs, front PTO, front tyres 540 40%, rear tyres 650 40%...POA

2016 Valtra T154

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ENGINES: NEW CNH engines to fit Tier 3, Maxxum 115 & TSA 115, Case Puma, plus New Holland T6 & T7

MASSEY FERGUSON: 2015 Massey Ferguson 6616, 6500hrs, 50kph, front suspension, cab suspension, complete with MF 956 loader, new tyres ..............................................£42,000 2013 Massey Ferguson 7624 Dyna 6, 5464hrs, 240hp, 50kph, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, front linkage, semi power shift, front tyres 540/65x30 80% BKT, rear tyres 650/65x42 35% Michelin original ...............................................£41,000

NEW FORD 4610 & 4630 short motors – genuine Ford engines Part No: 84227819.........................£1,750 each 1 x New Holland TX640 complete engine 2 x New Holland FX forager complete engine 2 x New Holland TD5 complete engine Quadtrak 450 Cummings short motor

BRAND NEW TYRES: 380/70x24 @ £175 each Continental & Firestone Direct replacements for 13.6x24


16.9x30 @ £275 each Continental & Firestone

2019 Kubota 7172, 1950hrs, 50kph, complete with front linkage & PTO...................................................£56,000

14.9x34 sprayer tyres @ £285 each Continental

2020 Fendt 724 VS4 Profi Plus, 2076hrs

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650/65x42 Alliance road tyres @ £1,000 each


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JOHN DEERE: 2020 John Deere 5115M, 138hrs, 115hp, 40kph, front linkage & PTO, 16x16 left hand reverse, front tyres 14.8x24 99% Continental, rear tyres 16.9x38 99% Continental, as new ................................................POA

2018 Kubota M105GX-111, with MX Loader


2019 Case Optum 300 CVX, 3687hrs, 50kph, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, air seat, front linkage, front hydraulic service, guidance ready, wheel weights, Power Beyond, hydraulic Toplink, deluxe seat, front tyres 600/70x30 90% Kleber, rear tyres 710/70x42 90% Kleber, full dealer service history ........................................................................£90,000

2020 Fendt 724 VS4 Profi Plus, 2076hrs, 240hp, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, front linkage & PTO, continuously variable, basic guidance, front tyres 600/65x28 75% Trelleborg, rear tyres 650/65x42 75% Trelleborg ..............................£125,000

2020 John Deere 5115M, 138hrs, as new


2019 Case Puma 240, 2172hrs, 240hp, 50kph, air brakes, front axle suspension, cab suspension, air leather seat, front linkage & PTO, climate control, continuously variable, mid mount valves, guidance ready, Power Beyond, front tyres 480/70x30 80% Michelin, rear tyres 620/70x42 80% Michelin ....£87,500


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2019 Kubota 7172, 1950hrs

2011 Case 580ST Digger, 2171hrs

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2021 NH CR 8.80

(DF) 30ft VariFeed, 24 inch Flex Tracks, 520/80 R26’s, Intellisense, Intellisteer, chopper, chaff spreaders, 212 / 142 hours.

(CM) 28ft VariFeed, 800/70 R38 & 600/65 R28’s, Intellisense, Intellisteer, chopper, chaff spreaders, 179 / 142 hours.

2018 NH CR 8.90T

2020 NH CR 9.80

(DH) 30ft VariFeed, 28.5 inch Flex Tracks, 520/80 R26’s, Intellisteer, chopper, chaff spreaders, 935 / 770 hours.

(DH) 4WD, 35ft VariFeed, 900/70 R38 Cerex Bibs, 620/70 R26’s, Intellisense, Intellisteer, Optispread, 417 / 320 hours.

2021 NH CR 8.90

2019 NH CX 8.70

(DF) 30ft VariFeed 800/70 R38 & 600/65 R28’s Intellisense, Intellisteer, Chopper Chaff spreaders 168/101 hours

(AJ) 22 ft VariFeed, 800/70 R38 & 500 / 85 R24’s, Optifan, Optiwalkers, Elevation cleaning shoe, 367/287 hours.

2017 NH CX 8.80

2005 NH CX 880

(AJ) 25ft VariFeed, 800 /70 R38 & 500/80 R28’s, Optifan, Optiwalkers, Elevation cleaning shoe, 1447 / 1102 hours.

(AJ) 24 ft VariFeed, 900/60 R32 & 540/65 R30’s, fixed shoe, chopper, chaff blowers, Zurn sideknife, 2671 / 2178 hours.

CONTACTS: CM= Charles Moorman: 07970 805 351 | DF= David Flippance: 07969 030 659 | DH= David Hirst: 07792 927 432 | AJ= Alan Jordan: 07970 805 370 170 December 2021

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Poleshole Farm Southwick Trowbridge Wiltshire BA14 9PP


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2016 JD6215R Auto Power 50kph, fr linkage & PTO, 6962hrs, Q78 front loader £62,000

MECMAR 15T Electric



ESMA ES150T ex demo


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L O S 2019 NHCX7.80 SL only 195 drum hrs, 800/32 tyres, 22ft Varifeed header




2017 JD6215R Auto Power 50kph, 5838hrs, Auto Trac ready with activation and section control £64,000


2021 JD6215R Auto Power 50kph only 200hrs, with warranty, Auto trac ready with activation huge saving on new!



Seasonal offers now on for 1600 & 2000 Dual Spreaders!

2017 JD S690i TT only 950 drum hrs, JD warranty until 2023, JD635X Vario header and trolley POA

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2011 JDT560 Hill Master 1445 drum hrs, Auto trac ready, 20ft header and trolley £69,500

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T: 01522 246522 or 07764 511257 Richard Betts 4x4 Ltd • Lincolnshire Based • Please see website for more stock • All prices +VAT

HITACHI ZX29U VOLVO EC15D BOMAG 8500 TRENCH ROLLER 2015, 3811hrs, twin speed tracking, hammer 2018, 1036hrs, hammer lines, blade, orange & 2015, 398hrs, articulated, remote cordless/cord, lines, blade, air con, radio, worklights, beacon, green beacon, 90% tracks, quick hitch, 4 buckets Kubota engine hitch & 3 buckets £19,250 £14,250 £9,250

VOLVO ECR25D 2018, 1456hrs, hammer lines, twin speed tracking, blade, worklights, beacon, 75% tracks, quick hitch, c/w 3 buckets £21,750

JCB AGRI GRAIN BUCKET new 2021, 2.7cu/m, 8’ wide, Q-fit brackets, in stock & ready to go

AUTO-LOCK 1250L SKIP new, in stock, high quality & compliant to British standards


DOOSAN 7/41 COMPRESSOR 2013, 140CFM, 2 tool, generator, three 110 volt sockets, Yanmar engine, fast tow


JCB AGRI MUCK GRAB new 2021 hydraulic muck grab, width 7’6”, Q-fit brackets in stock & ready to go



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Bradley Engineering Ltd

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Tractor & Combine Controls Material Handler Joysticks & SLI's

USED STOCK HARDI MASTER HYB 1000 2002 12m NSTS tested, full electric control £3,000 + VAT HARDI NK800 12M BOOM MANUAL 2012, 2 diaphragm pump cable on/off, hopper, excellent condition £4,000 + VAT Contact Richard Dix 07770 331587

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CASE 1200 MD, 20/21m, good condition, gullwing booms, triple nozzles, induction hopper, wash tank, boom levelling, genuine reason for sale – gone to 24m. £3,000+VAT. J Brodie Tel 01327 340478/07761 631662 (Northants)


John Deere 732 Trailed Sprayer

2012, 24m, 3200L tank, 1 owner

Tel: 07599 552864

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BATEMAN RB16, 2000, 10455hrs, 2500L, 2 sets wheels, just serviced & MOT. £18,000. R Hall Tel 07786 064720 (Suffolk)


ENERTEK wind turbine, unused, unboxed but complete. Offers. H Smith Tel 07447 907475 (Lincolnshire)



GEM SelfTrak, 20m, 1998, 2200L tank, Delta 34 controls, 2 sets of wheels. £2,500 ono. G Jarman Tel 07776 175858 (Cambridgeshire) 2007 Chafer Sentry, 36m booms & chassis, sold for spares as axle A frame damaged. POA. J Palmer Tel 07740 510255 (Lincolnshire)



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AGRI SPRAY VADERSTAD tines & coulters, following harrow dbl tines (14), 6 following harrow single curved tines, 1 L/H & 1 R/H Vaderstad seed coulter – job lot, cost new at least £370, all good, dusty but unused, photos available. £280 ono collected or + p&p. T Sykes Tel 07785 571870 (Hampshire)


Holly Bush Farm, Buxhall, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 3DP For your new self-propelled, trailed or mounted crop sprayer, go to

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SPRAYERS SOLAR panels 50KW, ground mounted, 2 power one inverters, 7yrs old, genuine reason for sale. Open to offers. D Trewhitt Tel 07808 918516 (North Yorks)



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2017 Team 200L 7m mounted sprayer as new, position adjustable triple nozzles, electric on/off 4 manual section control POA 2012 GM-R Voyager trailed sprayer 3200 24m steering axle, on 270/95R 48 rowcrops £14,600 2012 Multidrive Bredal spreader 9000hrs two sets wheels well maintained currently undergoing chassis respray & full service £47,000 2010 GM-R Voyager trailed sprayer 4200 12/24m steering axle benefits from dual spray-line conventional Airtec £11,800 E&0E • All prices plus VAT


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FRAZIER 3D Agribuggy with Horstine TM4 applicator, accurate & reliable, hydraulic booms & metering wheel, K reg road registered, just changed to chain & sprocket driver kit, blob markers & patchwork GPS included. C Ross Tel 07496 389009 (Suffolk)

JCB 4190 Fastrac, 2016, c/w 3000L Knight demount sprayer, 3300hrs, 600/70 R30 Michelins & a set of 380/85 R38 rowcrop wheels, 24m V fold booms, could be converted to 28 or 30m by Knights, owner driven, excellent condition. £94.950. P Beers Tel 07966 597593 (Cambridgeshire) JOHN Deere 624 24m sprayer, tracking drawbar, blob marker, vgc, 2000. £4,250. A Goodacre Tel 07901 917707 (Lincolnshire)

BATEMAN Hi Lo 24m, 1989, in good working order, twin lines, wash tank, 3 sets wheels, RDS Delta 34i spray rate controller, tested until Nov 2021. £6,000+VAT. N Ridley Tel 01233 770435/07802 695311 (Kent)







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McCormick X6-440, suspension axle, low hrs, superb condition ........................£38,850 Ferguson 4215 WD c/w power loader – a nice example ......................................£15,500 McCormick MTX 150, 6500hrs, a good tidy tractor ............................................£21,750 Deutz 6130 C Shift, Stoll loader – due in shortly....................................................... POA Dieci 32.6 Loadall, has been seen, 55hrs, immaculate ............................................. POA

Deutz 8280TTV, max power 290hp – your reliable, powerful & connected working machine – try this on your farm today Rabe 6f demo hydraulic variwidth plough, discs & large combi wheel ....................... POA Rau 1001 mounted sprayer, horizontal hydraulic fold booms, full electrics ............£2,950 Good 30’ bale trailer, front & rear axle – a good roadworthy unit ...........................£1,500 Browns 2.3m grass slitter with rake attachment ...................................................£1,375 Suton 6’ tractor mounted hydraulic drive brush – excellent .............................. only £875 Kongskilde SUCT 700 PTO suction/blower, high output ........................................£6,750

Rednal Pneumatics 3 Cylinder Workshop Compressor 2013, 500l tank, as new condition

HE-VA 6m Hydraulic Folding Front Press 2019, front levelling paddles, steering headstock, demo condition

Chieftain Four Axle Flat Bed Trailer 2015, gross weight 49t, 560/60 x 22.5 wheels, as new

Choice of Front Linkage Weight Blocks/Tool Boxes 850kg to 3300kg, most colours available

John Deere Rear Flotation Wheels 2 x Firestone 900/50 x 42 90%, excellent condition

Opico Sward Lifter Grassland Subsoiler 2014, hydraulic auto-reset, as new condition

Krone Big M 420 Self Propelled Mower 2015, 2062 hrs, groupers, 1st class condition

Kuhn 3001 3 Metre Power Harrow Andrew Guest refurbished in 2018, 90% metal, excellent

Cousins Cambridge Rolls 6.3 to 16.4 m, 22” & 24” rings with breakers, other makes available

New Ziegler 25’ Combine Header trailer forced steering on both axles, good for tight gateways

Simba 2/3C Hydraulic Folding Heavy Disc Harrow 2010, 4.3 m, hydraulic lock down, the best you will find

985 Litre Bunded Fuel Cube twin 12v pumps, 120 litre/ minute, pallet tine fittings, excellent

West 3000 Gallon Dual Spreader 2012, 650/65 x 30.5 wheels, splash extension, nice condition

Kverneland LO85-300 Plough 2013, 7 furrow, on/land in/ furrow, manual vari-width, no 28 bodies 95%

Amazone EDX 9000-TC Maize Drill 2014, 18 x 50cm rows, 800L seed, 5000L fertiliser

Twose SS 250 Grassland Subsoiler 2016, 3 leg, metal 95%, water filled plain roller

TWB Trailed Subsoiler 3.5 m, 5 leg, all new metal, standard or low disturbance points

Kuhn Vari-Leader 7 Furrow Semi Mounted plough 2015, on land/in furrow, hyd vari- width, auto reset

Strimech 14’ Hydraulic Folding Silage Forks 2015/2016, JCB/Volvo backplate, choice of 2

Tomlin Giant Flat Roll 10’ wide, 42” diameter, excellent condition

Stocks Dual Wheels 710/75 x 42, 710/70 x 42, 650/85 x 38, 710,70 x 38, 650/75 x 32, plus other sizes

Fleming toppers, flail mowers, transport boxes & chain harrows at keen prices Countax ES400 self propelled leaf collector, spare bags ............................ Cheap at £400 Timberwolf 100G 4” chipper, trailed, PTO drive model – as new ...........................£2,950 Spaldings 7 leg 2 rows discs cultivator c/w heavy duty packer .............................£4,750 Kongskilde VM14BX diet feeder, side elevator – exceptional ................................£12,500 McHale C460 trailed straw bedder, surplus – had very little yard tractor ................£9,500 Good selection of used cultivators...................................................................from £800 Yanmar 1601 compact tractor – super little yard tractor........................................£2,950 Demo HeVa Combi-Mix, 3m, hydraulic adjustable discs/packer, shear bolt legs – at a price you cannot ignore – ring today Deutz 6185TTV, 185hp, 900hrs – a real bargain – £179,000 new ............... now £79,500 Ford 4630 2wd runabout, extremely tidy, no VAT surplus .......................................... POA All Hayter/Toro mowers now at end of season prices – visit our showroom now

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JCB 535-140 Hi Viz 2013 7963hrs

Takeuchi TB250 2013 6518hrs new tracks

Hyundai Robex 60CR-9 2015 2764hrs new tracks

Manitou MLT627 Turbo Ag Spec 2009 5733hrs

Hyundai 25Z-9A 2016 1877hrs man quick hitch tidy weight 2600kgs

Caterpillar D4D 60J 1971 Direct Drive ag crawler 3 point linkage drawbar

JCB 8052 2007 2654hrs new tracks

Case CX18B S2 1.8t 2014 2394hrs variwidth tracks

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LELY L1500 fertiliser spreader/ broadcaster, c/w manual speeds/ kg per acre for winter wheat, spring barley & rye grass. £500. T Wisson Burton Tel 07549 664260 (Cambridgeshire)

Hypro • Teejet • Lechler Altek • RDS • Dual Pumps Enduramaxx • Stocks Fan Jet

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Hardi Master HYB 1000 £3,000+VAT 2002 12m NSTS tested full electric control Contact Richard Dix 07770 331587

Boston Crop Sprayers Ltd

HAYLAGE, 60 bales, 4' round. £25/ bale. I Watson Tel 01430 422053/07759 203815 (East Yorkshire)

VICON Vari-spreader 400 MKII, unused. £25. B Harmer Tel 01508 550004 (Norfolk) VICON Rotaflow XL fert spreader for breaking, all parts available, very good condition, had little use. H Donald Tel 07772 992930 (County Durham)



Galvanised roofing sheets, box profile and corrugated Delivery service

off the field for 2021 season prefer big bales

Call Andrew Lloyd

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AGUIRRE fertiliser spreader, twin disc, hydraulic independent shut off, holds 2.5 bags, used this autumn, working order, hopper cover, stored inside, adjustable but will spread up to 21m. £950+VAT ono. G Hammersley Tel 07966 024670 (Staffordshire)

01638 712328 Suffolk TILLAGE TACKLE

07860 475964

All types of steel available new and secondhand Posts for grain walling and silage clamps


HAY & STRAW S SCOTT & SONS 01603 870903 Ltd

01359 269378

4500L – 38,600L bunded tanks c/w cabinet, gauge and alarm 2730L – 54,500L horiz/cyl tanks single or twin comp. with cradles


Good quality round & small bale hay Also round bale haylage & barley straw always available Call us for a good deal



Contacts: Robert Webb: 07860 801322 Anthony Williams: 07711 947189 Phil Ramsey: 07934 799628 Andy Gemmill: 07802 336880

air brakes, 36m spread, h/land disc, spare discs, good mechanical order For more details visit our website or call

STRAW – 50 bales of winter barley. £10/ bale. I Watson Tel 01430 422053/07759 203815 (East Yorkshire)

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Amazone ZBG Fertiliser Spreader

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SULKY Reco DPX Expert fertiliser spreader, 21-24m, electric headland shutoff, good condition. £1,200 ono. R Andrew Tel 07733 198772 (Cambridgeshire)

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WE have 80 x 4' round oat straw bales for sale, collection from Rufford, Ormskirk, Lancashire. £14+VAT each. C Bamber Tel 07860 412798 (Lancashire)

9-FOOT Cambridge roll, ideal to pull behind power harrow to consolidate soil, drawbar converted to single eye for drawbar or PUH, grease lubricated shaft bearings. £100+VAT ono. B Anderson Tel 07887 802628 (Lincolnshire) KRONE rotovator, new blades fitted. £900. B Colson Tel 01284 828251 (Suffolk)


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VICON Varispreader, used recently, always stored inside. £450+VAT ono. G Hammersley Tel 07966 024670 (Staffordshire)

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LITETRAC 2014, 36m 6000L tank, Keslar 30t axles, 6000hrs. POA. J Palmer Tel 07740 510255 (Lincolnshire)


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4-FOOT round hay bales, plastic wrapped. £25/bale. G Aldridge Tel 07850 278199 (Suffolk)

VIACOM 3m reciprocating power harrow, good working order, tines 50%. £250. P Brown Tel 07752 179819 (Suffolk) RABE 3m power harrow, c/w spare tines. J Cornish Tel 07921 921849/01525 240333 (Bedfordshire)


SMITHS of the Forest of Dean Ltd BATEMAN RB55, 2013, 6500hrs JD Tier 3 275hp turbo engine, 12/24/26m booms, Ag Leader rate controller, 10 auto sections, UC5 Norac levelling, headland nozzles, 400L/min pump, cull chases service completed, flotations & 5 rowcrop wheels. H Eayrs Tel 07515 198899 (Cambridgeshire)

AMAZONE ZA-M Compact N1500 mounted twin disc fertiliser spreader, c/w hopper grills, twin hydraulic shutoffs, OS 20-28 discs plus headland disc, good condition, also 12m discs & headland disc available. £1,750+VAT ono. B Burton Tel 07775 877136 (Nottinghamshire)


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DEMONSTRATOR KRONE BIG X 780 FORAGE HARVESTER 780hp, maize & grass header available

2014 AMAZONE PANTERA 4502 36m, section control, high flow, Cat 4 cab, excellent condition,



2003 NEW HOLLAND BB 950 SQUARE BALER 63000 bales, winter serviced




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2013 KUHN GA 4321 GM single rotor rake

£4,600 + VAT

2012 KVERNELAND TAARUP 9439 single rotor rake



NEW AMAZONE CIRRUS 6003-2C DRILL twin tank, Green drill available to demonstrate


£11,000 + VAT



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2017, MF9380T 936 Engine / 485 Drum Hours, Hc Sieves, Maxi Spreader, Autoguide, 30ft Superflow Header, Twin Side Knives, Lifters, Dividers, Header Trolley & Balance Of Warranty. 1086 Hours Andrew Whiteley: 07774 296382

Ref: 11014400


2018, MF7726 D6 EF Dyna 6 - 50kph Transmission, 4 Spools, Multipad Armrest, 600/65R28 & 710/70R38. Good Condition 3933 Hours

Andrew Walker: 07827 773605

Ref: 41015812


2015, MT775E Debris Deflectors, 30” Extreme Belts, Weight Frame + 22 front weights, 8 x Idler Weights. 5927 Hours

Chris Batcheler: 07584 631399

Ref: 31015119


2010, HR4004D Used Kuhn HR4004D Rigid 4 Metre Power Harrow C/w Maxi Packer & Rear Levelling Bar

Richard Cross: 07860 429947

Ref: 61016697


2015, MF7720 D6 EF Dyna 6, 50kph Transmission, Front & Cab Suspension, Full Set Of Front Weights, 4 Rear Spools, 540/65R30 & 650/65R42 3020 Hours

Joe Warriner: 07717 880778

Ref: 31015349


2018, JCB 4220 C/w Front Linkage, 1 Front Spool, 5 Rear Spools, Field Pro Pack, 600/70R30 Very Good Condition 4760 Hours

Max Pinney: 07795 128281

Ref: 21015791


2017, RP180VX Used Lely Welger RP180V Xtra XC25 Baler C/w 2.4M Pickup, Hyd Brakes, E Link Pro, Xtracut 25 Knife, Caster Wheels, 500/55-20 Tyres, Bale Shape Indicator. 34,000 Bales

Lee Say: 07771 942099

Ref: 11016488


SIMBA 5.5M UNIPRESS Levelling Board and DD Rings, Very Good Condition Throughout

Ian Hopper: 07774 296379

Ref: 21015193


2018, FT1050 Reverse Drive, Front Linkage, 6 x Rear & 1 Front Spool, 220L Hyd Pump, Super Comfort Evo Seat, RTK Guidance, 60kph version, LED Lights, 650kg wheel weights. Balance of 4 Year (6000 hour) Warranty 4346 Hours Marcus Bourne: 07774 296390

Ref: 11016897


2019, FT718 Fendt 718 Power Plus Tractor C/w 50kph Vario, Comfort Front Linkage, Front PTO, 152L/min Hydraulics, 540/65R30 & 650/65R42. 1595 Hours

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2012, RG635B 3850L Tank 500L clean water tank 30m Chafer Boom with Boom height control 10 sections Hyd Track width adjust C3000 Colour Terminal Hydrostar CVT 40 KPH Transmission 6228 Hours Chris Batcheler: 07584 631399

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2018, JUWEL 8 5+1V Used Lemken Juwel 8 5+1 Vari width plough Good Condition

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71067268 NEW HOLLAND T8435

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11074110 NH T7.270

2015, 3731hrs, AutoCommand, 50K, fr/cab sus, fr linkage, 710/600, 4ESCV, air/hyd brakes,


31072463 MF 6499 2010, 6384hrs, Dyna 6, 50K, front/cab suspension, air seat, A/C, 3SCV, 650/540.


11069752 NH CR9070 2009, 2196/2784hrs, 2WD, Autosteer complete, yield mapping, Elevation, self level-


71067269 NEW HOLLAND T8435

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31070823 NH T7270

2019, 1841hrs, Power Command, 50K, front/cab susp, air seat, A/C, 4SCV, front linkage, PUH, air/hyd


41069690 MF 7718 2017, 2645hrs, Dyna 6, 50K, cab/fr suspension, air seat, A/C, guidance ready, air/hyd brakes,


51071973 JCB 526-56 2017, 1656hrs, PowerShift, 40K, boom suspension, JCB Q fit headstock, tines, PUH, trailer


71067270 NEW HOLLAND T8435

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31068818 MF 6716 2017, 6275hrs, Dyna6, 50K, fr/ cab sus, air/hyd brakes, 4SCV (2M+2E) MF 968 Loader (Q68),

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31074120 HEVA King Rolls, 2017, 22% rings/ breakers, slug pelleter

71070102 HEVA 12.3mtr HD Rolls, 24” breakers, 2011

£35,950 11069918 CLAAS 7040 2011, 4302hrs, Variopower, 40K, pin & cone headstock (no tines), boom suspension, A/C,

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71068351 CLAAS 7044 2017, 5930hrs, Hydro, 40K, boom suspension, A/C, air seat, PUH, rear SCV, trailer

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TRACTORS Weights NOT included unless stated Stock Make Model HP Age Hours COMBINES 71069434 JOHN DEERE 8400R 400 2019 1260 Stock Make Model HP Age 41066998 JOHN DEERE 8370RT 370 2018 Hours 1340 11062596 31069188 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S790 8360R LL 360 2019 2013 463 5215 DP 11067165 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S790 7290R LL 290 2019 2017 356 1246 11064541 11071738 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S690i 7290R HM 290 2016 2014 822 3782 11067795 11068957 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S685i 7280R LL 280 2017 2012 935 6236 11065934 71067236 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S685 7230R HM 230 2017 2018 790 4888 11068000 31067105 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE W650 6250R LL 250 2011 2020 1320 2220 11069752 41067109 NH JOHN DEERE CR9070 6250R 250 2009 2018 2196 3713

Last Updated 12th October Spec ULTIMATE, 50K, E23, ILS, HCS, A/C, air seat, 4ESCV, drawbar, hyd/air brakes, front link/PTO, SCV joystick, Spec AutoPowr, 42K, AutoTrac complete Ultimate activations, SF6000 receiver, 4600 screen, premium cab, 692hrs eng 40K, hrs, 463h drum hrs, 640X header,5ESCV, twin side knives, 37K road speed, AutoTrac complete, 24" AutoPowr, ILS, 800/70R38 600/70R30, CATIII drawbar, hyd brakes, leather, AutoTrac 530 eng hrs,50K, 24 inch 40k, Combine advisor, Autotrac complete, Yield mapping complete, AutoPowr, TLS, tracks, Active seat, air/hyd brakes, 710/70R42 600/70R30, 4ESCV, AutoTrac Ready,35ft 1105 eng hrs, HillMaster, 30K, chopper/chaff, 800/70R32, 500/85R24, 2WD,complete, 630X header, 30' AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, ProDrive, air/hyd brakes, 710/70R42 60%, 600/70R30 50%, AutoTrac activation, 1361 eng hrs, AutoTrac Complete w/activation), 3000 receiver + activation, terrain hyd face plate tilt, AutoPowr, 50K, AutoTrac ready (no 4ESCV, TLS, HCS,active air seat, A/C, adjust, 710/70R42 600/70R30, 1172eng hrs, 800/70R32, 500/85R24, Autohitch, Straw bumper,600/70R30, Folding unloading fit 30ft ULTIMATE, AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, front linkage, 650/85R38, air/hydauger ‐ to brakes, A/C, air seat, 1514 eng hrs, 3 speed hydro, chopper, chaff spreader, 625R header, 800/65R32 480/80R26, HM. PREMIUM, AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, CommandPro, 4600 screen, AutoTrac ready, activation non (no dome), 2784 eng hrs, 800/70R32, 2WD, complete, yield mapping, Elevation, selfUltimate levellingseat, ULTIMATE, AutoPowr, 50K,17.5R24, TLS, HCS, 4600Autosteer screen, 710/70R42, 600/70R30, air/hyd brakes,

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11067652 JOHN DEERE 6215R 215 2019 3300 Ultimate edition, AutoPowr CommandPro, 50K, TLS, HCS, A/C, Ultimate air seat, AutoTrac ready, £114,950 TELESCOPICS / PLANT 11064884 JOHN DEERE 6215R 215 2017 4953 Premium, AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, AutoTrac complete, activation, 3000 dome, 4600 screen, 4ESCV, £82,750 Stock Price 41067107 Make JOHN DEERE Model 6215R HP 215 Age 2018 Hours 3950 Spec Ultimate edition, DirectDrive, 50K, AutoTrac ready, activation,TLS, HCS, premium air seat, A/C, 4ESCV, £94,950 71068461 40K, ecospeed, NEW 460/70R24 tyres,ready, boomactivation,TLS, suspension, A/C, airpremium seat, PUH, £49,750 41067108 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT447 6215R 215 2018 2018 4800 4133 hydro, Ultimate edition, DirectDrive, 50K, AutoTrac HCS, airrear seat,SCV, A/C,trailer 4ESCV, £94,950 41072756 40K,50K, PUH,TLS, rearHCS, SCV,air/hyd trailer brakes, brake, Michelin XMCLAutoTrac 460/70R24, air seat, A/C, load suspension, £59,950 51065029 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT447 6215R 215 2018 2017 1635 3697 Hydro, AutoPowr, A/C, air seat, Ready, activation (no dome), 650/85R38 £89,950 31069368 40K, EcoSpeed, 500/70R24 Bibload tyres, air seat, A/C, PUH,brakes, rear SCV, trailer brakes, £49,950 41069118 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT447 6215R 215 2018 2016 3855 4936 Hydro, Ultimate, AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS,Michelin 4ESCV, 710/70R42, 600/70R28, air/hyd PUH, electric mirrors, £79,950 11056854 40K,50K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air600/70R28, seat, Kramer head (no forks) PUH,ready, trailer4ESCV, brake, Michelin Bibload £58,950 51066830 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT357 6210R 210 2018 2012 1025 8263 Hydro, AutoPowr, TLS, HCS, 650/85R38 A/C, air seat, AutoTrac front linkage, PUH, £48,750 41060184 40K,50K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air600/75R28 ‐ NEW seat, Kramer head NO FORKS, trailer brake, 460/70R24 £59,950 11068861 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT357 6210R 210 2018 2014 850 6375 Hydro, AutoPowr, TLS, HCS, 650/85R38 FRONT TYRESPUH, BEING FITTED, , 4ESCV, hyd/airXCML £53,750 COMBINES 11069734 2019 40K,50K, A/C,TLS, air seat, rear SCV,AutoTrac hyd trailer brakes, reverse4ESCV, camera, Michelin Bibload 460/70R24, £62,500 11065037 KRAMER JOHN DEERE KT407 6195R 2017 1450 4560 Hydro, AutoPowr, HCS, PUH, A/C, air seat, ready, activation, air/hyd brakes, power beyond, £79,950 Stock Make Model 195 HP Age Hours Spec Price 51071973 526‐56 195 2017 40K, boom suspension, JCB 600/65R30, Q fit headstock, tines, PUH, trailer brakes, 460/70R24, airfront seat. £44,750 71065085 JCB JOHN DEERE 2017 1656 5989 PowerShift, DirectDrive, 50K,463h TLS, drum HCS, 710/70 R42 AutoTrac air/hyd brakes, 4ESCV, A/C, £67,950 11062596 JOHN DEERE 6195R S790 LL 2019 463 692hrs eng hrs, hrs, 640X header, twin side knives,Ready, 37K road speed, AutoTrac complete, 24" £245,000 11069918 CLAAS 40K,50K, pin TLS, & cone headstock (no tines), boom A/C, air seat, 500/70R24 tyres, PUH, £35,950 11067253 JOHN DEERE DEERE 7040 6195R LL 195 2011 2018 4302 4734 Variopower, AutoQuad Plus, HCS, A/C, air seat, fr linakge w/ suspension, SCV, AutoTrac ready, 3ESCV, air/hyd brakes, £76,500 DP JOHN S790 2019 356 530 eng hrs, 24 inch tracks, 40k, Combine advisor, Autotrac complete, Yield mapping complete, 35ft £299,950 71068351 CLAASDEERE 7044 40K, boomDirectDrive, suspension,50K, A/C,TLS, air seat, PUH, rearA/C, SCV,AutoTrac trailer brakes, 460/70R24, Kramer/Scorpion £44,950 41067106 195 2017 2017 5930 4670 Hydro, Ultimate air seat, activations, 4ESCV, hyd top £81,750 11064541 JOHN JOHN DEERE 6195R S690i HM 2016 822 1105 engedition, hrs, HillMaster, ProDrive, 30K,HCS, chopper/chaff, 800/70R32, ready, 500/85R24, 2WD, 630X header, 30' £159,950 71070001 DEERE S685i 6190R LL 190 2017 2013 935 7206 1361 DirectDrive, TLS, HCS, 3ESC, hyd brakes, 710/70R38 600/65R28, AutoTrac Ready,hyd A/C,face air seat, £53,750 11067795 JOHN JOHN DEERE eng hrs,50K, AutoTrac Complete w/ 3000 receiver + activation, active terrain adjust, platePUH tilt, £169,950 TOPPERS/MOWERS/FLAILS 41070610 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE S685 6190R HM 190 2017 2015 790 6310 1172eng DirectDrive, TLS, HCS,air seat, A/C, 3SCV, PUH, air/hyd brakes, 650/65R38 600/65R28 £54,750 11065934 hrs,50K, 800/70R32, 500/85R24, Autohitch, Straw bumper, Folding unloading auger ‐ to fit 30ft £159,950 51072127 1680, verge mower, 2017, rear mounted, 9040K, degree up, 70A/C, degree down, 1.6mtr, 42 flails, 80hp + 420/85R30, 3SCV, PUH, pass seat, £4,950 41069132 KUHN JOHN DEERE 180 2008 8281 PowrQuad, TLS, HCS, air seat, air/hyd brakes, 520/85R42 £46,950 11068000 JOHN DEERE 7530 W650 LL 2011 1320 1514 eng hrs, 3 speed hydro, chopper, chaff spreader, 625R header, 800/65R32 480/80R26, non HM. £89,950 11071944 BOMFORD Triblade 3000, 2.75mtr, 2.75mtr cutting width, triblade, 1000 speed PTO, 90HP requirement. £3,750 41071502 NH JOHN DEERE 6175R AutoPowr CommandPro, TLS, HCS, air seat,complete, 3ESCV, air/hyd brakes, Trelleborg £99,950 11069752 CR9070 175 2020 2009 3140 2196 2784 £69,950 eng hrs, 800/70R32,50K, 17.5R24, 2WD,A/C, Autosteer yield mapping, Elevation,650/65R42 self levelling 31070550 MAJOR MJ71‐400T, 4mtr rear trailed roller mower, front/rear rollers, hyd fold, lights, UNUSED/Shop soiled, 2019 £15,650 11065042 JOHN DEERE 6175R 175 2018 2992 AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, air/hyd brakes, 4600 screen, AutoTrac Ready, activation (no dome), 3ESCV, A/C, £89,950 51071236 mower, rear mounted, £3,750 51069192 AGF JOHN DEERE 2mtr 6175RRH offset 175 flail 2018 2900 AutoPowr,2018 50K, TLS, HCS, 3ESCV, hyd/air brakes, fr link/PTO, AutoTrac Ready, Activation (no dome), £87,950 TELESCOPICS / PLANT 31063527 JOHN DEERE 6175R 2017 Hours 1550 Spec DirectDrive, 50K, TLS, HCS, 3ESCV, air brakes, AutoTrac complete, 6000 dome, PUH, A/C, air seat, £89,950 Stock Make Model 175 HP Age Price HAY & GRASS MACHINERY 71070506 JOHN DEERE 6175R 50K, TLS, HCS, AutoTrac ready (no activation), 3ESCV, brakes, £61,750 71068461 KRAMER KT447 175 2015 2018 5427 4800 AutoQuad hydro, 40K,Plus ecospeed, NEW 460/70R24 tyres, boom suspension, A/C, Isobus, air seat,air/hyd PUH, rear SCV,520/85R42 trailer £49,750 JOHN DEERE 2017 Round baler, 29698 bales, Maxicut, 13 knives, hydraulic brakes, brakes, A/C, 500/50‐22.5 Tyres. £26,500 41058720 71071241 DEERE 960 6930 air seat, PUH, 650/65R38, 540/65R28 £51,750 41072756 JOHN KRAMER KT447 160 2008 2018 5062 1635 AutoQuad, Hydro, 40K,50K, PUH,TLS, rearHCS, SCV,3SCV, trailerair/hyd brake, Michelin XMCL 460/70R24, air seat, A/C, load suspension, £59,950 11064632 JOHN DEERE V451R 2018 Round baler, ISOBUS, MaxiCut 13 knives, 540PTO, hyd brakes, automatic greasing, 520/55‐22,5, 12211 bales, Castor action ga£32,500 31066929 KRAMER JOHN DEERE 6155R DirectDrive, TLS, HCS, 114ltr Bibload pump, AutoTrac dualPUH, beacons, beltline lights, 4ESCV, £94,750 31069368 KT447 155 2020 2018 904 3855 Premium, Hydro, 40K, EcoSpeed, 50K, 500/70R24 Michelin tyres, airready, seat, A/C, rear SCV, trailer brakes, £49,950 51071261 JOHN DEERE 324A 2011 Rear mounted 2.4mtr mower conditioner £3,950 11067166 KRAMER JOHN DEERE 6155R TLS, HCS, air/hyd brakes, 650/65R38 540/65R28, 3SCV, AutoTrac readyMichelin (no £84,950 11056854 KT357 155 2019 2018 1350 1025 AutoQuad, Hydro, 40K,50K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air seat, Kramer head (no forks) PUH, trailer brake, Bibload £58,950 31074072 MCHALE F3100 2018 Proglide front mounted mower/conditioner, 3.1mtr, little use £9,750 31064742 KRAMER JOHN DEERE 6155R AutoQuad, TLS, HCS, 650/65R38, Ready, 3ESCV, fr link/PTO, A/C,XCML air £87,950 41060184 KT357 155 2019 2018 2100 850 Hydro, 40K,50K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air540/65R28, seat, KramerGreenStar/ISOBUS head NO FORKS, PUH, trailer brake, 460/70R24 £59,950 11066693 2019 2019 (MY2020), 8.7mtr working50K, width, rotors, 6 tine HCS, arms/rotor, DigiDrive system, headland lift control, hydraulic oblique s £11,750 11069561 KUHN JOHN DEERE GF8712 6155R air8seat, brakes, reverse AutoTrac ready (no activation), 3SCV, £85,950 11069734 KRAMER KT407 155 2018 2019 1741 1450 AutoQuad Hydro, 40K,Plus, A/C, air seat, PUH,A/C, rearTLS, SCV, hydair/hyd trailer brakes, camera, Michelin Bibload 460/70R24, £62,500 71065936 POTTINGER 1252 2017 CS‐LINE, 4 rotorAutoQuad, rake, trailed, 620/40 22.5,air/hyd ISOBUSbrakes, and new (unused control box) 8 ‐12.5mtr working width, transport w£28,450 71063874 2018 1656 1920 HCS, 650/65R42 A/C, air seat, 3mtr AutoTrac £74,950 51071973 JOHN JCB DEERE 6155R 526‐56 155 2017 PowerShift,50K, 40K,TLS, boom suspension, JCB Q Nokian fit headstock, tines,540/65R30, PUH, trailer3SCV, brakes, 460/70R24, air seat. £44,750 COMBINES 31068058 KRONE 2015 43577 rotor rakes, electric height ‐ hyd width, independent rotor lift, Delta control Ready, box, 4 wheels per rotorbrakes, + two spare whe £22,750 71068876 JOHN DEERE 1400 6155R 155 14mtr 2017 AutoQuad + CREEP, 50K, TLS, HCS, 480/70R28 520/85R38, AutoTrac 3ESCV, air/hyd A/C, air £74,950 11069918 CLAAS 7040 2011 4302 Variopower, 40K, pin & cone headstock (no tines), boom suspension, A/C, air seat, 500/70R24 tyres, PUH, £35,950 Stock Make Model 2016 HP Age mounted Hours Spec Price 31071249 KRONE plain mower,50K, 3.2mtr, aHCS, frame 11064637 DEERE F320M 6155R 155 Front 2016 3305 DirectDrive, TLS, 3ESCV, air/hyd brakes, 540/65R28, 650/65R38, 4600 screen,Kramer/Scorpion PUH, A/C, air seat, £4,950 £67,950 71068351 JOHN CLAAS 7044 2017 463 5930 692hrs Hydro, 40K, boom suspension, A/C, seat, PUH, trailer 460/70R24, £44,950 11062596 JOHN DEERE 6MTR S790 LL 2019 eng hrs, 463h drum hrs,linkage 640Xairheader, twinrear sideSCV, knives, 37Kbrakes, road speed, AutoTrac complete, 24" £245,000 41068794 hydraulic folding, 3 point mounted 11064638 OPICO JOHN DEERE 6155R 155 6mtr 2016 grass 3510harrows, DirectDrive, 50K, TLS, HCS, 3ESCV, air/hyd brakes, 540/65R28, 650/65R38, 4600 screen, PUH, A/C, air seat, £1,950 £67,950 DP JOHN DEERE LINER3002003 S790 LL 2019 356 530 eng hrs, 24cracks/welds, inch tracks, 40k, Combine advisor, Autotrac complete, Yield mapping complete, 35ft £299,950 11069921 CLAAS 4 rotor rake, trailed, no visible control box, £5,950 11066745 JOHN DEERE 6155R 155 2017 1851 AutoQuad, 40K, TLS, HCS, 3SCV, ISOBUS/GreenStar Ready, 3SCV, 650/65R38 540/65R28 80%, A/C, air seat, £74,950 TOPPERS/MOWERS/FLAILS 11064541 JOHN DEERE S690i HM 2016 822 1105 eng hrs, HillMaster, ProDrive, 30K, chopper/chaff, 800/70R32, 500/85R24, 2WD, 630X header, 30' £159,950 31066875 KUHN JOHN DEERE 6155R 155 20182017, 1628 PREMIUM, DirectDrive, 50K, TLS, HCS, AutoTrac ready, 4600 screen, activation, 6000 dome, air/hyd £86,950 51072127 1680, verge 70 degree down, 80hp +active £4,950 11067795 JOHN DEERE S685i LL mower, 2017 935rear mounted, 1361 eng 90 hrs,degree up, AutoTrac Complete w/ 30001.6mtr, receiver42+ flails, activation, terrain adjust, hyd face plate tilt, £169,950 DRILLS 41069116 JOHN DEERE Triblade 6155R 3000, 155 2.75mtr, 2016 3500 AutoPowr, 50K,triblade, TLS, HCS, 4ESCV, 650/65R38 540/65R28, fr link/PTO, air/hyd brakes, 114 l/m pump, £82,750 11071944 BOMFORD 2.75mtr cutting width, 1000 speed PTO, 90HP requirement. £3,750 11065934 JOHN DEERE S685 HM 2017 790 1172eng hrs, 800/70R32, 500/85R24, Autohitch, Straw bumper, Folding unloading auger ‐ to fit 30ft £159,950 11071925 KVERNELAND 2001 Power Harrow combination, Suffock coulter, Accord drill, Marker arms, Pre em markers, Following Harrow, Paintwork g£6,950 11069561 JOHN DEERE DA 6155R 1554mtr4mtr, 2018 4155 roller AutoQuad Plus, 50K, TLS, HCS, front linkage+PTO with SCV, air seat, A/C, PUH, air/hyd brakes, AutoTrac £74,950 31070550 MAJOR MJ71‐400T, rear trailed mower, front/rear rollers, hyd fold, lights, UNUSED/Shop soiled, 2019 £15,650 11068000 JOHN DEERE W650 LL 2011 1320 1514 eng hrs, 3 speed hydro, chopper, chaff spreader, 625R header, 800/65R32 480/80R26, non HM. £89,950 11072103 POTTINGER 2008 4mtr disc guide40K, press540/65R28 wheels, bout markers,A/C, control box, trailing harrows. £14,950 71069007 DEERE 6155M 155 flail 2017 692drill,deptch AutoQuad, 650/65R38, air seat, PUH, 3SCV, 3sp PTO, 114ltr min pump £67,950 51071236 JOHN AGF 2mtr RH offset mower, mounted, 2018 £3,750 11069752 NH CR9070 2009 2196rear 2784 £69,950 eng hrs, 800/70R32, 17.5R24, 2WD, Autosteer complete, yield mapping, Elevation, self levelling 41068952 JOHN DEERE 6155M 155 2019 783 AutoQuad, 40K, TLS, MCS, A/C, air seat, 3SCV, 114lt pump, 650/65R38, 540/65R28, PUH, hyd brakes, £72,950 SPRAYERS 31070503 JOHN DEERE 6150R 150 2015 6799 AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, 3ESCV, 650/65/38 & 540/65/28, air/hyd brakes, AutoTrac Ready (no £59,500 HAY & GRASS MACHINERY TELESCOPICS / PLANT 11063394 JOHN sprayer, AutoQuad, 24/12mtr 850K, section, 4400ltr hyd pump, dilute, 5 sensor boom levelling, section control, 520/85R42£49,950 71066779 JOHN DEERE DEERE M944i 6150R 2017 150 Trailed 2014 baler, 2813 TLS,13 HCS, 3sptank, PTO, 3SCV, PUH,auto A/C, air seat, air/hyd £57,950 DEERE 960 2017 Round 29698 bales, Maxicut, knives, hydraulic brakes, 500/50‐22.5 Tyres. brakes, 520/85R42 16.9R30, 110ltr £26,500 41058720 JOHN Stock Make DEERE R952i Model HP Age Hours Price 71069310 sprayer, Spec 36/24mtr 950K, section, PowerSpray, BoomTrac, ISOBUS/joystick, suspension, 380/90R46, steering axle, £62,000 31072392 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE V451R 6150R 2017 150 Trailed 2014 baler, 8406 AutoPowr, TLS, HCS, 650/65R38 airgreasing, seat,5000ltr, 4ESCV, air/hjyd brakes, ready, £54,950 11064632 JOHN 2018 Round ISOBUS, MaxiCut 13 knives, 540PTO, hyd540/65R28, A/C, brakes, automatic 520/55‐22,5, 12211 AutoTrac bales, Castor action ga£32,500 71068461 JOHN KRAMER KT447 2012 Trailed 2018 4800 hydro, 40K,Auto ecospeed, NEW 460/70R24 tyres,High boom suspension, A/C, air seat, PUH, rear SCV, trailer £49,750 31051126 DEERE 840i sprayer, 28/20mtr, boom levelling, Twin pump, hitch, 340/85R48, £16,950 71072559 JOHN JOHN DEERE DEERE 324A 6150R 150 3402 2.4mtr AutoQuad, 40K, TLS, HCS, 3ESCV, 650/65 R38 540/65 R30, A/C, air seat, hyd brakes, PUH, AutoTrac Ready, £56,750 51071261 2011 2014 Rear mounted mower conditioner £3,950 41072756 KUHN KRAMER KT447 2013 1800ltr 2018 1635 Hydro, 40K, PUH, rearBUS SCV, trailer brake, Michelin XMCL 460/70R24, airAuto seat, A/C,off load suspension, £59,950 51068689 tank, 24mtr, mounted, Kuhn &3SCV, CH10 control boxes, approx with receiver £12,750 11073626 DEERE ALTIS180 6830 Premium, PowrQuad, 40K,CAN TLS, A/C, air seat, pass seat,6000HA, belt line lights,shut 420/65R28 520/85R38, PUH, £59,950 31074072 JOHN MCHALE F3100 150 2018 2006 Proglide2195 front mounted mower/conditioner, 3.1mtr, little use £9,750 31069368 HARDI KRAMER KT447 2007 36mtr, 2018 3855 Hydro, 40K,3EcoSpeed, 500/70R24 Michelin Bibload tyres,Centralfugal air seat, A/C,pump, PUH, rear SCV, trailer brakes, £49,950 41069054 ALPHA41 Aluminium booms, sensor boom control, 520/85R38, VG boom, JD rate controller c/W JD link, 55£21,750 71066447 JOHN DEERE 6145R 145 2020 1255 AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, air seat, A/C, 3ESCV, AutoTrac ready (no activation), 155L/min pump, air/hyd £89,950 11066693 KUHN GF8712 2019 2019 (MY2020), 8.7mtr working width, 8 rotors, 6 tine arms/rotor, DigiDrive system, headland lift control, hydraulic oblique s £11,750 11056854 KRAMER KT357 2018 1025 Hydro, 40K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air seat, Kramer head (no forks) PUH, trailer brake, Michelin Bibload £58,950 41069198 JOHN DEERE 6140R 140 2014 2142 AutoQuad, 40K, AutoTrac complete with activation (SF1), TLS, HCS, air seat, A/C, fr linkage, 3SCV, hyd £59,950 71065936 POTTINGER 1252 2017 CS‐LINE, 4 rotor rake, trailed, 620/40 22.5, ISOBUS and new (unused control box) 8 ‐12.5mtr working width, 3mtr transport w£28,450 41060184 KRAMER KT357 2018 850 Hydro, 40K, Premium Ag Spec, A/C, air seat, Kramer head NO FORKS, PUH, trailer brake, 460/70R24 XCML £59,950 FERT SPINNERS 71066388 130 ULTIMATE, 50K, TLS, HCS, 114ltr pump, 600/65R38, 540/65R24, £77,850 31068058 JOHN KRONEDEERE 6130R 1400 2015 2017 14mtr 42460 rotor rakes, electricAutoPowr, height ‐ hyd width, independent rotor4ESCV, lift, Delta control box, 4 wheels AutoTrac per rotor ready, + two spare whe £22,750 11069734 SULKY KRAMER KT407 2012 Fert 2019spinner, 1450 Hydro, 40K,weigh A/C, air seat, PUH, rear SCV, hyd trailer brakes, reverse camera, Michelin Bibload 460/70R24, £62,500 51065204 cover, cells, road lights £2,950 31065344 KRONE JOHN DEERE X36 6130R 2248 24mtr, AutoQuad, 40K, TLS, 4100 screen, A/C, air seat, 3SCV, 460/85R38 420/85R24, PUH, hyd brakes, JD loader £59,950 31071249 F320M 130 2016 2017 Front mounted plain mower, 3.2mtr, a frame £4,950 51071973 AMAZONE JCB 526‐56 2017 1656 PowerShift, 40K,30mtr boom discs, suspension, JCBbox, Q fitvariabale headstock, tines, trailer brakes, 460/70R24, air seat. £44,750 51054587 Prof2013 S, 2013, Fert spinner, Amatron rate, GPS,PUH, cover, lights £4,950 11074091 JOHN DEERE ZAM 6610 115 ZAM 1998 Profi 12446 PowrQuad, 40K, TLS, 3SCV, PUH, 460/85R38, 420/85R24, A/C, pass seat ‐ IMMACULATE FOR THE £29,950 41068794 OPICO 6MTR 6mtr grass harrows, hydraulic folding, 3 point linkage mounted £1,950 11069918 VICON CLAAS 7040 2011spinner, 4302 hyd Variopower, 40K, pin & cone18mtr headstock (no tines), boom suspension, A/C, air seat, 500/70R24 tyres, PUH, £35,950 51067582 RSM Fert shut off, PTO drive, lights, £1,950 71070008 JOHN DEERE RotaFlow 6320 110 2006 PowrQuad, 40K,cracks/welds, TLS, 380/85R24 420/85R38, 3SCV, hyd brakes, A/C, air seat £27,950 11069921 CLAAS LINER3002003 4 rotor 6419 rake, trailed, no visible control box, £5,950 71068351 LELY CLAAS 7044 2017 5930 Hydro, 40K, boom suspension, A/C, air seat, PUH, rear SCV,some trailer brakes, 460/70R24, Kramer/Scorpion £44,950 51068202 SX 1999 SX, 1999, Fert spinner, basic, PTO drive, 20mtr spread, centerliner. Needs TLC £1,450 11074094 JOHN DEERE 6230 100 2008 2533 Premium, AutoQuad, 40K, TLS, 3SCV, A/C, air seat, pass seat, 14.9R38, 340/85R24, PUH, front linkage, hyd £38,500 31067781 KUHN 2016 EMC 1940 W, hyd drive, EMC,AutoQuad, weigh cell,40K, ISOBUS, to 40mtr spread, cover, 681hrs 29320Ha420/85R24, PUH, front linkage, £14,500 11074095 JOHN DEERE 50.2 6230 100 H 2009 Premium, TLS, up 3SCV, A/C, air seat, pass seat, 460/85R38, £39,750 DRILLS TOPPERS/MOWERS/FLAILS 11067776 KUHN 50.1W 2013 Fert spinner, Telemat, S10 discs 50K, 36‐44mtr, PTO driven, lights, Manual pull over air/hyd sheet, new Quatron control box 1 s£10,950 11074110 230 3731 Harrow AutoCommand, fr/cabweigh sus, frcell, linkage, 4ESCV, brakes, AutoSteer £65,750 11071925 NH KVERNELAND T7270 DA 2001 2015 4mtr, Power combination, Suffock coulter, Accord 710/70R38 drill, Marker600/65R28, arms, Pre em markers, Following Harrow, Paintwork g£6,950 51072127 KUHN KUHN 1680, verge mower, 2017, rearHmounted, degree up, 70 weigher, degree down, 1.6mtr, 42 flails, 80hp + £4,950 11069588 50.1W EMC, 201490hydraulic drive, S10 discs, hopper cover, 36‐44mtr width, cci100 control box fr w/ variable r £11,950 31069082 T7225 2014 185 Fert 2018spinner, 2644 AutoCommand, 50K, fr/cabbout suspension, 80% 540/65R28 50%, 4ESCV, air/hyd brakes, £76,950 11072103 NH POTTINGER 2008 4mtr disc drill,deptch guide press wheels, markers,650/65R38 control box, trailing harrows. £14,950 11071944 BOMFORD Triblade 3000, 2.75mtr, 2.75mtr cutting width, width, S4 triblade, 1000 speed PTO, 90HP requirement. £3,750 41067054 40.1W 2010 discs, suspension, weigh cells, air telimat, largefront hopper extension with cover, Quantron controller. 48 £6,950 31072463 KUHN MF 6499 215 Fert 2010spinner, 6384 18‐28mtr Dyna 6, 50K, front/cab seat, lights, A/C, 3SCV, weights, immobiliser, 650/65R42 540/65R30. £37,750 31070550 MAJOR MJ71‐400T, 4mtrFert rear trailed roller mower, front/rear rollers, hyd lights, fold, lights, UNUSED/Shop soiled, 2019 £15,650 31062570 40.1W Discs, hopper cover, mudguards, Quantron control box, new actuators last season £5,950 71067240 KUHN MF 7726S 2011 260 2018spinner, 4750 S4Dyna6, 50K, fr/cab sus, 650/65R42 540/65 R30, air/hyd brakes, fr link/PTO, 4ESCV, RTK NOVATEL steering £67,950 SPRAYERS 51071236 KUHN AGF 2mtr RH offset flail mower, rear mounted, 2018 £3,750 11062650 2010 spinner, 24M S4 6, discs, control Recent new agitators and actuators. £5,950 41069690 JOHN MF DEERE 40.1W 7718 180 Fert 2017 50K, cab/fr box. suspension, airhyd seat, A/C, guidance ready, air/hyd brakes, ISOBUS, PUH,control, front linkage, £64,950 11063394 M944i 2017 Trailed 2645 sprayer,Dyna 24/12mtr 8 section, 4400ltr tank, pump, auto dilute, 5 sensor boom levelling, section 520/85R42£49,950 51066709 KUHN 40.1W 2010 Fert spinner, 24M S4 discs, control box. £5,895 31068818 JOHN MF DEERE 6716 160 Trailed 2017 6275 50K,9 fr/cab sus, air/hyd brakes, 600/65R38 480/65R28,5000ltr, A/C, airsuspension, seat, 4SCV (2M+2E) MF 968 Loader 71069310 R952i 2017 sprayer,Dyna6, 36/24mtr section, PowerSpray, BoomTrac, ISOBUS/joystick, 380/90R46, steering axle, £47,950 £62,000 HAY & GRASS MACHINERY 40.1W 2008 Fertiliser spreader, 24mtr width, PTO drive, Quantron control box, new actuators and discs last year. ** Tear in top cover ** £4,650 71068802 11057881 KUHN JOHN DEERE DEERE 840i 6250R 2012 250 Trailed 2019 2150 TLS, HCS, 4ESCV, brakes, 710/70R42, 600/70R30, fr link/PTO, AutoTrac £128,750 31051126 JOHN sprayer,AutoPowr, 28/20mtr, 50K, AutoPremium, boom levelling, Twin pump,air/hyd High hitch, 340/85R48, £16,950 JOHN DEERE 960 2017 Round baler, 29698 bales, Maxicut, 13 knives, hydraulic brakes, 500/50‐22.5 Tyres. £26,500 41058720 11068358 KUHN DEERE 40.1W 2008 Fertiliser spreader, Quantron E control box, PTO drive, weighcell, telemat for headlands, S4 discs, hopper cover. 11055840 6215R 2020 1805 Premium, AutoPowr, 50K, TLS, HCS, 4600 screen, AutoTrac ready with Auto activations, 600/70R28, £5,450 £116,950 51068689 JOHN KUHN ALTIS180 1805 2013 1800ltr tank, 24mtr, mounted, Kuhn BUS CAN & CH10 control boxes, approx 6000HA, shut off710/70R42, with receiver £12,750 11064632 JOHN DEERE V451R 2018 Round baler, ISOBUS, MaxiCut 13 knives, 540PTO, hyd brakes, automatic greasing, 520/55‐22,5, 12211 bales, Castor action ga£32,500 31068382 KUHN DEERE 30.1 2008 Fert spinner, S6Premium, vanes, hopper cover 9torn) 3000ltr, PTO, screen, control AutoTrac box £3,250 31055841 6215R 50K, TLS, HCS,520/85R38, 4600 complete, 6000 dome, activation, 710/70R42, £109,950 41069054 JOHN HARDI ALPHA41 215 2007 2020 36mtr, 2166 Aluminium booms,AutoPowr, 3 sensor boom control, VG boom, Centralfugal pump, JD rate controller c/W JD link, 55£21,750 51071261 JOHN DEERE 324A 2011 Rear mounted 2.4mtr mower conditioner £3,950 11050851 JOHN DEERE 6215R 215 2019 2885 PREMIUM, Nov 2018 Build, (registered 2019 March) AutoPowr, 50K, Premium Edition, SF1 AutoTrac £105,950 31074072 MACHINERY MCHALE F3100 2018 muck Proglide front mounted mower/conditioner, 3.1mtr, little use £9,750 LIVESTOCK (Feeders/bedders, spreaders) FERT SPINNERS 11066693 TEAGLE KUHN GF8712 2016 2019 Trailed 2019 (MY2020), 8.7mtrelectric workingcontrol, width, 8SIDE rotors, 6 tine arms/rotor, DigiDrive system, headland lift control, hydraulic oblique s £6,450 £11,750 11055827 8500 feeder/bedder, chute FORAGE HARVESTERS 51065204 SULKY X36 2012 Fert spinner, 24mtr, cover, weigh cells, road lights £2,950 71065936 TEAGLE POTTINGER 1252 2017 Trailed CS‐LINE,feeder/bedder, 4 rotor rake, trailed, 620/40 22.5,control, ISOBUSSWIVEL and new (unused control box) 8 ‐12.5mtr working width, 3mtr transport w£28,450 11071501 8500 2017 electric chute £8,950 Stock Model HP Age Hours SpecFert Bluetooth Price 51054587 Make AMAZONE ZAM Prof2013 ZAM Profi S, 2013, spinner, 30mtr discs, Amatron box, variabale rate, GPS, cover, lights £4,950 31068058 TEAGLE KRONE 1400 2015 Trailed 14mtr 4feeder/bedder, rotor rakes, electric height ‐ hyd width, independent rotor lift, Delta control box, 4 wheels per rotor + two spare whe £9,950 £22,750 11068954 8500 2018 Bluetooth electric control, chute 11067244 1800 hyd 3200 40K, 4WD,SWIVEL 800/70R38 620R30, 639 grass header, Autosteer + harvestlab complete £159,950 51067582 JOHN VICONDEERE 8800i RotaFlow RSM 2017 Fert spinner, shuteng off,hrs, PTOProDrive, drive, lights, 18mtr £1,950 31071249 TEAGLE KRONE F320M 2016 2016 Trailed Front mounted plain mower, 3.2mtr, a frame £4,950 41069870 8500 feeder/bedder, Bluetooth electric control, SWIVEL chute £8,750 11067178 1777 2582 eng hrs, PTO ProDrive, 4WD, 40 knife drum, 710/70R42, Maize £175,000 51068202 JOHN LELY DEERE 8600 SX 1999 2018 SX, 1999, Fert spinner, basic, drive,40K, 20mtr spread, centerliner. Needs some TLC KP, 639 grass PickUp, AutoTrac £1,450 41068794 OPICO 6MTR 6mtr grass harrows, hydraulic folding, 3 point linkage mounted £1,950 31072595 TEAGLE 2016 bale processor, 2297 spreads up to 40K 25mPRO fromDRIVE round4WD, or rectangular Ready bales, (NO side Idischarge chute, bluetooth electric controls, oversize£10,750 11059453 JOHN DEERE 1010 8600 PACK), £158,950 31067781 KUHN 50.2 2016 2017 H EMC 1465 W, hyd drive, eng EMC,hrs, weigh cell, ISOBUS, up toAutoTrac 40mtr spread, cover, 681hrsLeather, 29320Ha710/70R42 620/70R30, 56 Knife £14,500 11069921 CLAAS LINER3002003 4 rotor rake, trailed, no visible cracks/welds, control box, £5,950 11067776 KUHN 50.1W 2013 Fert spinner, Telemat, S10 discs 36‐44mtr, weigh cell, PTO driven, lights, Manual pull over sheet, new Quatron control box 1 s£10,950 TRAILERS 11069588 KUHN 50.1W 2014 Fert spinner, H EMC, 2014 hydraulic drive, weigher, S10 discs, hopper cover, 36‐44mtr width, cci100 control box w/ variable r £11,950 DRILLS 71067878 SALOP 6T Dump Trailer, single axle, Does require some TLC! Not TILLY TESTED!! £1,650 41067054 KUHN 40.1W 2010 Fert spinner, 18‐28mtr width, S4 discs, weigh cells, telimat, lights, large hopper extension with cover, Quantron controller. 48 £6,950 11071925 WARWICK KVERNELAND 16T, DA 2002,2001 4mtr, Power Harrow rear combination, Suffock coulter, Accord drill, Marker arms,tilly Pre tested, em markers, Harrow, Paintwork g£6,950 51069393 16t grain trailer, hydraulic door, air/hyd brakes, sprung drawbar, mud guards, super Following single tyres. £10,250 31062570 KUHN 40.1W 2011 Fert spinner, S4 Discs, hopper cover, mudguards, lights, Quantron control box, new actuators last season £5,950 11072103 POTTINGER 2008 4mtr disc drill,deptch guide press wheels, bout markers, control box, trailing harrows. £14,950 11062650 KUHN 40.1W 2010 Fert spinner, 24M S4 discs, control box. Recent new agitators and actuators. £5,950 *Stock correct at time of print. Prices ex-yard and exclude VAT. E&OE. 51066709 KUHN 40.1W 2010 Fert spinner, 24M S4 discs, control box. £5,895 SPRAYERS 71068802 KUHN 40.1W 2008 Fertiliser spreader, 24mtr width, PTO drive, Quantron control box, new actuators and discs last year. ** Tear in top cover ** £4,650 11063394 JOHN DEERE M944i 2017 Trailed sprayer, 24/12mtr 8 section, 4400ltr tank, hyd pump, auto dilute, 5 sensor boom levelling, section control, 520/85R42£49,950 11068358 KUHN 40.1W 2008 Fertiliser spreader, Quantron E control box, PTO drive, weighcell, telemat for headlands, S4 December discs, hopper2021 £5,450 177 71069310 JOHN DEERE R952i 2017 Trailed sprayer, 36/24mtr 9 section, PowerSpray, BoomTrac, ISOBUS/joystick, 5000ltr, suspension, 380/90R46, steering axle, £62,000 31068382 KUHN 30.1 2008 Fert spinner, S6 vanes, hopper cover 9torn) 3000ltr, PTO, control box £3,250 31051126 JOHN DEERE 840i 2012 Trailed sprayer, 28/20mtr, Auto boom levelling, Twin pump, High hitch, 340/85R48, £16,950 51068689 KUHN ALTIS180 2013 1800ltr tank, 24mtr, mounted, Kuhn BUS CAN & CH10 control boxes, approx 6000HA, Auto shut off with receiver £12,750 LIVESTOCK MACHINERY (Feeders/bedders, muck spreaders) 41069054 HARDI ALPHA41 2007 36mtr, Aluminium booms, 3 sensor boom control, 520/85R38, VG boom, Centralfugal pump, JD rate controller c/W JD link, 55£21,750 11055827 TEAGLE 8500 2016 Trailed feeder/bedder, electric control, SIDE chute £6,450 Untitled-111071501 177 11/11/2021 09:59 TEAGLE 8500 2017 Trailed feeder/bedder, Bluetooth electric control, SWIVEL chute £8,950 FERT SPINNERS

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tanker harvesters 2 & 3 row

07836 643155 01263 833281

Sales: Dave Griffin mobile 07712 509869 Saddington Road, Nr SHEARSBY SHEARSBY, Leics LE17 6PX


Mob Tel

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MF 7626


SMALL 2-wheel car trailer, useable, floor not good, needs near side light, 150 x 90 x 47cm. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)

2021 JPM 28’ 19TLL flip over ramps

£15,000 01691 791460


JD 6930 Premium

2014, 4300hrs, front links & PTO, 50kph, 4 spools, front axle & cab suspension, 620/70/42 & 480/70/30 @80% good

50k Autoquad, 6829hrs


Norwich, Norfolk

Enduramaxx water/liquid bowser

OPICO HeVa folding rolls, 6.3m, 24” rings. £6,750+VAT. D Elcock Tel 07790 315097 (Shropshire)

TRACKS RUBBER TRACKS & undercarriage wheels to fit most tracked tractor models. Premium quality products manufactured in the USA by the leading brands for maximum service life. Eurotrack Ltd. Tel: 01263 711474; e-mail:


CASE JX80U, Powershuttle 40k box only 4629hrs, 2 spools & trailer brake, 3 speed PTO, immaculate tractor inside & out, everything works as it should, fully serviced, council owned from new, MX joystick loader, 3rd service, may take trade in. £20,000 ono. F Holohan Tel 07496 734212 (Cambridgeshire)

Claas 850

270hp 50k, genuine 2560hrs Claas S10 RTK guidance auto steer, flotation r/900 f/710, f/links, serviced

JCB 2155 Fastrac, tidy condition, 2 owner/drivers from new. £36,750. I Woodward Tel 07960 866025 (Leicestershire)



£53,750 01691 791460

01603 712222 Norwich, Norfolk

2014, 3800hrs, full spec, vgc

Tel: 07599 552864


to see what else we make!

01280 702725

FENDT Big Pack weights 1250kg & 1800kg. J Murrell Tel 07770 692891/01603 712222 (Norfolk) FRONT weight block to bolt onto tractor. £175. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

2015 JD 6110MC

AS Marston 10t trailer in blue, very good order for age, grain only, manual tailgate with grain chute, recently repainted floor, hydraulic brakes & std road lighting, tyres good. £5,000+VAT. B Anderson Tel 07887 802628 (Lincolnshire)

7275hrs, Autoquad

£32,000 JOHN Deere 6195R Autoquad, 2017, Power Beyond, 3600hrs, front suspension, cab suspension, rear tyres 50%, fronts 70%, Autotrac activated with ATU300 steering wheel, 3ESCVs, 50kph. £74,000. L Baker Tel 07989 985270 (Northants)


2015, Hyd door, sprung drawbar, commercial axels with super singles, Immaculate

BRACKETS to fit John Deere axle 30/36 range. £225. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) FRONT weight block to bolt onto front of Fiat tractor to carry weights. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

MF front weights for 2640/80 range. From £325. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

Warwick 14 Ton Grain Trailer

Mob 07799 836590

Tel: 07599 552864

01603 712222


Merrick Loggin Trailers

Case Puma 215 Tractor


2016, 2800hrs, Dyna 6, 50kph, front axle & cab suspension, 4 spools, Eco PTO, 600/65/38 & 480/65/28 tyres

10,000 ltr tandem axle water/liquid bowsers, hyd and/or air brakes, side lockers, super single wheels, pacer pumps and valves, Front platform for I.B.C Chassis kits for your tanks


MF 6616

RICHARD Western drop bed low loader trailer, 6/7t capacity. £3,200+VAT ono. Binning Tel 07765 064694 (Oxon)


Norwich, Norfolk


01603 712222

Norwich, Norfolk



01603 712222


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LAMBORGHINI 190 Racing, excellent condition. Phone for more information. J Moody Tel 07767 673493 (Derbyshire)


Specialists in agricultural sales including slurry equipment


NEW Holland TS t6 t7 front linkage, good condition, like new. £1,200 ono. C Goodwillie Tel 07540 570700 (Perth & Kinross)


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FORD PTO shaft to fit 66/76 range, 1000rpm. £100. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) MASSEY weight transfer hitch. £285. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) WEIGHT block, 3 point linkage fit, ideal for a loader tractor. £120. R Sinkler Tel 01377 270251 (East Yorkshire)

KUBOTA B6000 compact tractor, recently serviced, good working condition. £2,500+VAT ono. J Palmer Tel 07740 510255 (Lincolnshire) CASE Maxuum 5140, 1993, front linkage, for spares or repair. N Rush Tel 07748 982003 (Suffolk) PICK up hitch for Case-IH 5130. H Haynes Tel 01793 762437/07711 488341 (Wiltshire)

BAILEY 14 Agri dump trailer, 2010, Nokian 600 tyres, rear towbar, locking rear axle. £10,000. B Brown Tel 07768 038369 (Cambridgeshire)

MARSHALL QM12 grain trailer, 12t, excellent condition, sprung drawbar, hydraulic up & over door, inspection ladder, viewing highly recommended, grab a bargain as new price now over £18,000 so save thousands, trailer is as new. £14,500+VAT ono. Jackson Tel 07738 420860 (Hampshire)

AW 16t Ultima Extra, 2015, c/w sprung drawbar, sprung axles, air/ hydraulic brakes, hydraulic rear door, hydraulic easy sheet, grain chute, Hardox steel body, LED lights, 560/60/22.5 tyres, very good condition. £16,250+VAT. N Gaunt Tel 07999 855169 (Derbyshire)

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2020 John Deere 6215R Autoquad 40k, TLS, cab susp, 5ESCVs, E-ICV joystick, autotrac ready, Mitas 650/65R42 - 540/65R30 one BKT, 660hrs £99,500


2019 John Deere 6155R Autoquad 40k, TLS, cab susp, 3ESVs, Autotrac ready with activation, f/linkage, Michelin VF 710/60R38 - 600/60R28, 1007hrs £82,500


2015 John Deere 6215R Autopower Command Arm 50k, TLS, 3ESCVs, Autotrac ready with basic activation, Michelin IF 900/60R38 600/70R28, 5872hrs £62,000


2016 JCB 4220 Fastrac CVT 63k, Field Pro Pack, 5ESCVs, f/ linkage & PTO, guidance ready, electric mirrors, air brakes, hyd Toplink, Trelleborg IF 600/70R30, 4017hrs £79,500


2021 John Deere T670i Hillmaster PBST 30k, Autotrac ready, harvest monitor, 5.6m auger, chopper & chaff spreader, 800/70R32 - 480/80R26, 630R header, 109 eng 74 drum hrs £200,000



Sumo Trio 3 shearbolt legs, discs, road lights, rear packer £10,750


2019 Alpego RK-400 clodboard, quick fit tines, rear packer



2010 Cousins Contour 6.3m rolls, 24” rings with breakers



2015 Vaderstad CRL 525 heavy duty crossboard, steel packer, road lights £15,500


2011 Kverneland NG-H 101 3m power harrow, clodboard, rubber tyre packer, track eradicators, Accord i-Drill, disc coulters, S type harrow, pre em markers, Signus controls £15,500

2014 Dalbo Cultilift 600 mounted, springtines, leveling board, cross kill roller


2018 DalBo Cultitrail 600 levelling board, spring tines, harrow, lights


2020 Case Puma 175 CVX 50k f/susp, f/linkage, hyd Toplink, e/brake, a/brakes, e/m, AFS Pro 700 display, 372 receiver, 650/65x38, 540/65x28 Michelin, Case wty till May 2023 or 3000hrs £82,500




2011 Kuhn HR4004D packer roller, scrapers, clodboard

2018 Case 380 CVX Rowtrac f/susp & cab susp, f/linkage, a/brakes, RTK Guidance, AFS Pro 700 monitor, 372 receiver, Michelin IF 620/75R30 - 30% tracks 80%, 4424hrs, Case IH wty till 6000hrs or May 2023 £115,00


2007 Simba Unipress 4.6m Pro Active tines, levelling board, DD packer & road lights




2001 Knight Househam 2000L 24m booms, triplex nozzles, air con, RDS Delta 34 regulator, 320/85X28 & 540/65x24 wheels, tested 26/03/21 £17,500


2018 Cousins 27’ sidewinder 22” rings, road lights




2012 Amazone KG6001-2 power harrow, clodboard, packer, oil cooler £16,750

2012 Vaderstad RDA400s system disc, leveling board, staggered wheels, marker arms, track eradicators, following harrows, 2503 hectares £38,750


Holbeach Tel: 01406 540 261 Holbeach St. John, Lincolnshire PE12 8SQ

KL Kings Lynn Tel: 01553 617 666 Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE34 3EU

S Swineshead Tel: 01205 822 440 Station Road, Swineshead, Lincolnshire PE20 3PN


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Old Leake Tel: 01205 804 544 Wainfleet Road, Old Leake, Boston, Lincolnshire PE22 9HT

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What it lacks in paint it more than makes up for in wearing metal! SKH 3m crumbler very little use £995

Vicon/Greenland PS654 -704 fert spreader. hyd shut o�, tidy £1,150

MF 675 ****C reg, only 1820hrs****


Marvellous little Massey! MF 4235 R reg, 4300hrs, A/C


Cousins Furrow Press for 5f plough good paint & metal! ,

Not a little Rippa! Sumo 3m 11 leg heavy duty ripper


Need a trim? Spearhead T66 Mid ’19, Project Black head with T �ails, hyd roller, joystick £18,950


Vicon LZ520 8m, Su�olk coulters, tramlining, pre em markers


When Steve said he wanted me to meet his green German Goddess – this is not what I had in mind! Claas Senator 85 cut 70acres/yr for last 30 years. 12’ header & straw chopper! POA


MF 2170XD, 2270XD & Fendt 1290NXD balers *** white wheel rims, loader brackets, bar axle, 1 beacon, ????

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Can you spot 5 differences? (***answers at the bottom of the page) Both tractors 19 reg, 50kph with air, warranty but no guidance, X7.690 has 2700hrs, T7.230 has 1800hrs & a TL780 loader

This’ll take some dragging! 3.5m Agriweld drag

*** All prices open to negotiation – more money will be expected within reason!! ***

Now this one is in its Prime!! Amazone KG 3000 Special & AD 3000 Super ’14. Amadrill+ controller, wedge ring packer. disc coulters, only 431ha drilled! O� local farm £19,750

NH BB960 ’00, 68,500 bales, makes a 5 string 120 x 60 bale

WANTED Lely Tornado ’11, 35,000bales


Volvo FM9 ’05, 880000kms, 30’ body, full year’s test, new tyres, been very reliable truck – changing to a low loader £9,950

Due to COVID19 and to try and keep everyone safe all machinery viewings are by appointment only, with machines being left outside yard in car park at the arranged time


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Gull 10t auto gate, grain chute


£3,900 MASSEY Ferguson (Weeks) 200 4t single axle steel dropside trailer with manual tailgate, on 10.0/75-15.3 wheels & tyres, in working order, tidy original paintwork. £2,000. T Wisson-Burton Tel 07549 664260 (Cambridgeshire)

Norwich, Norfolk


01603 712222

TRI-AXLE step frame beaver-tailed trailer, air brakes, air suspension & electro-hydraulic tailgate/ramp. £2,750. J Weston Tel 07803 270448 (Lincolnshire)

INDESPENSION general purpose trailer, 14' x 6'7", with sides & loading tailgate. £2,200+VAT. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire) IFOR Williams tipping trailer, twin axle battery/hydraulic tip, spare wheel, ladder rack, good condition. one owner. £2,250+VAT. N Rush Tel 07748 982003 (Suffolk)



that is extremely strong & very durable Being hydraulic it takes very little effort to operate & fully complies with the European safety standards • Replaces any 48mm jockey wheel • Fitted in seconds • Lockable (lock not included) • Baseplate offers superior strength compared to normal wheels

MASSEY Ferguson 200, 4t tipping trailer, single axle, steel dropside, with manual tailgate. £2,000. T Wisson Burton Tel 07549 664260 (Cambridgeshire)

STRONG: Large Lifting capacty HYDRAULIC: Effortless SAFE: Tested to meet standards DURABLE: Built to last

FLAT bed tipping trailer, new floor, good tyres, ideal hay, straw, etc, vgc. £450. R Anderson Tel 01366 728583/07887 484733 (Norfolk)

NEW Larrington Trailers in stock

Please call for more info

includes postage

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TYRES Let us solve YOUR Agri Tyre


CAR trailer 6' x 4', lights, ball tow hitch, some repair needed. Hence £75. M Wheeler Tel 01892 722532 eves/07808 200404 (Kent) HERBST 14t twin axle dump trailer, construction spec, sprung drawbar, good condition. £5,495+VAT. N Rush Tel 07748 982003 (Suffolk)

IFOR Williams drop side trailer, spare wheel, twin axle, 12’ x 6’6”, good condition, one owner. £1,650+VAT. N Rush Tel 07748 982003 (Suffolk)

All makes sold

LOW loader trailer, with hydraulic folding ramps & air brakes, has had 6 new tyres, brakes, lights & weld on rings recently, has been an ongoing project whilst being used to move my 8t digger & dumper around, only selling as getting rid of my digger. £2,900+VAT ono. M Saunders Tel 07935 002470 (Norfolk)

Part exchange welcome Telephone:

01328 863 331 or email:

AS Marston Ace 14t

hyd brakes, Super Singles


01603 712222 Norwich, Norfolk


07748 004794 01245 442224

TYRES & rims to fit New Holland or Case centres, 8.3/8x32, tyres new in the spring. £400. D Jackson Tel 07779 687408 (Essex)




•Specialised Wheel Applications •Floatation Specialists •Rowcrop Wheel Assemblies •Stock Dual Wheels New/Used •Wheels & Centre Disks •Wheel Modifications •Second Hand & Part Used •Part Exchange Considered

Contact Colin

Sims 07831 805080 01205 460081


Wheel barrow to Combine we have the answer!

FLOTATION wheels with 6 stud rims & Trelleborg twin tyres, set of 4 550/45 22.5 tyres, have good casings with 50% tread in the middle but are bald on the outer edges, not had a single puncture in 8 years. £500+VAT. D Daniels Tel 07887 727249 (Norfolk)

OVER 40 YEARS EXPERIENCE Exceptional trailers, built to last & competitively priced Commercial running gear, single tipping rams, flotation tyres, etc

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IFOR Williams DP120 trailer, detachable box, c/w Easyload sheep decks & cattle partition, lightly used & in good condition, tyres, lights & brakes all in good order. POA. B Robinson Tel 07740 683113 (Gloucestershire)

01362 687260 • 07771 972092 UK Agent

and wheel problems


BAILEY Beeteaper, 2021, 560/60R22.5 Alliance 882 flots, s/d/ bar, hyd r/door, a/b, f/window, LED beacon, g/chute/sock, hi viz strips, r/door lights, mudguards/flaps, r/d/ bar, hyd r/brakes, r/towing loops, r/o sheet, storage, w/nuts, indicators. POA. MK Tractors Tel 07768 553833 (Bedfordshire)


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LEGRAS walking floor trailer, 2011, tested, good floor. £17,000+VAT. R Hopkinson Tel 07976 424263 (Lincolnshire)

MARSHALL bale trailer, 26' long 10t capacity, chequerplate floor, lightly used & in very good condition, lights, brakes & tyres all sound. POA. B Robinson Tel 07740 683113 (Gloucestershire) TWO 750/R/16 tyres, as new, off Bonser forklift. E Mann Tel 07788 712740/01945 700274 (Cambridgeshire)

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W&M Agricultural Engineering Oswestry • Shropshire • SY10 7JU

NEW TYM 255 compact tractor

2004, 8900hrs, fully serviced & Loler ticket, pallet tines & bucket

Jeantil PR2000 straw bedder/silage feeder electric controls, swivel chute, 2

speed gearbox, rear door extension, trailed or mounted (mounting kit included)


Sumo Trio3

various widths, front/rear mounted or just rear, shear bolt legs (new), hyd side shift, heavy duty flails & rear roller, Variocast Air8 seeder extra wear skids

Moulton yard scrapers & silage pushers

15 or 20’ lengths, 36” wide IN STOCK





Prices from

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300kg weight, any loader or telehandler brackets inc, options – hyd tilt, rock spike

16t capacity, sprung drawbar, full commercial brakes, load sensing, front hay ladder, mini super singles, 2019 build

Concept flail toppers

8” auto fill, 710/50R26.5 tyres, rear steer, air/hydraulic brakes, wide angle PTO, IN STOCK

NEW Protech P220s front mounted post driver

NC 32’ flat trailer

hyd door, easy sheet, sprung drawbar, hyd brakes, load sensing


NC 3500 gallon tanker

6” auto fill, 710/50R26.5 tyres, rear steer, air/hydraulic brakes, load sensing brakes, wide angle PTO, IN STOCK

West 14t root/grain trailer



NC 3000 gallon tanker

29hp, Hydro transmission, 4wd, industrial tyres, rear & mid PTO, rear spool valve, loader ready


industrial tyres, 4wd, front loader tines & bucket

TYM T293 HST ROPS tractor



POA TYM T455 HST (hydro) ROPS tractor

hydrostatic drive, 60” grass deck, turf tyres, 540 PTO, 3 point linkage, rear hyd spools, 3yrs warranty


Merlo 28.7KT

R reg, 7700hrs, pallet tines & bucket




Merlo 28.7 EVT

Prodig shear grabs & shear buckets

1.5, 1.8, 2.2m, Hardox tines, pipes & brackets included

Prices from

Cattle feeder trailers

capacity 4.5m3, swivel chute 270o, r/remote control to tailgate & floor conveyor for easy loading

Massey Ferguson 35 3 cylinder diesel

nice straight original tractor


Fordson Super Dexta

NEW Kidd 450 trailed bale shredder



POA NEW BFX-180 Wessex International

round bale feeder able to spike, load & feed out silage, hay, haylage, also available BFR-180 c/w blower kit for straw

NEW Storth Farmer Plus 7.5m dribble

standard, versions available, 18×5.6, 20×5.6, bar ring hitch retractable in stock, rear door mounted IN STDCK


Root chopper bucket

2m wide, 1.6m3 cap, inc loader or handler bracket, stone trap, also available as mixer bucket, will feed roots, maize, silage & meal




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Massey Ferguson 35 Grey & Gold 4 cylinder

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RD 600F Drill System Tine


NZA Extensions to fit 7m & 8m Cultivators


RDA 400S Drill 2002


TopDown Rear Drawbar


RDA 400S Drill 2011


Set of System Discs to fit RDA 600S Drill


RDA 600S Drill 2002


RDA 800S Drill 2007 c/w 3 Rows of Coulters


Carrier Tines & Crossboard to fit CR500


RDA 800S Drill 2012


RL 400 Cultivating Solutions


RDA 800S Drill 2011 c/w 3 Rows of Coulters


RL 600 to fit a Väderstad 6m Drill

Demo Unit


RST 450 Twin Press


RL 600 to fit a Väderstad 6m Drill

Second Hand


RST 550 Twin Press


Combi Disc Roller Contour 6.25m Ex Demo RRP £49,000 Special Offer £26,000


RST 630 Twin Press


Rolls 12m, 24" Diameter Rings


RST 830 Twin Press 2014


Rolls 12m, 24" Diameter Rings 2011


RST 1030 Twin Press


Allrounder 6m Cultivator


TopDown TD300


Allrounder Flatline 600 6m Cultivator


TopDown TD400


Rebell 6m Disc Cultivator


TopDown TD500


Vario 4.8m Cultivator


NZA 600


Vario 7.5m Cultivator


Straw Harrow to fit Carrier CR500


Vector 6.2m Cultivator


Straw Harrow to fit Carrier CR820

Gregoire Besson SPEL B9 12 Furrow Trailed Plough


Ex Demo


Väderstad TD400 Refurbished

Väderstad RDA400S

Väderstad CR500 Fully Refurbished

Väderstad RST550 Refurbished

Väderstad RST630 Refurbished

Väderstad TD300 Refurbished

Köckerling Vector

Väderstad RDA800S Fully Refurbished

New Ex Demo

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2019 18hp VST EURO GR185DT Hours: 45

2021 Kubota M7-173 Ex-Demo

2019 Kubota RTV X1110 Hours: 1600

Horsepool Grange, Elliotts Lane, Stanton Under Bardon, Leicestershire, LE67 9TW

Graham Edwards Livestock Trailers IN STOCK! Prices subject to specifications

Chapman Machinery FM-150 Pro Mower Honda elec start engine, brush & cutter bar

Chapman Machinery ATV DT-100 dump trailer




Strimech Pro Ag Grain Buckets – IN STOCK

Strimech Pro-Ag Muck Grabs – IN STOCK JCB Q-fit, Hardox & KV

Covenbrook Manual Bag Lifters IN STOCK hyd adj also available! JCB Q-fit, more brackets available

FROM £1,650+VAT

FROM £2,525+VAT


AW Trailers full range, inc bespoke custom designs available

Graham Edwards Trailers prices subject to specification

Biddy Buckets various sizes & specs available prices subject to specification




2017 Merlo P40.17 Hours: 3160

2017 Merlo TF50.8 CS 156 Hours: 4278

New! Strautmann Verti-Mix 240L




01530 249191





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Based in Cambridge


M.S. Johnson Engineering Ltd is the main agent for TAFE Tractors and a dealer for Ceres machinery in East Anglia.

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FARMERS - Advertise your ‘for sale’ and ‘wanted’ on-farm machinery for free. See coupon on page 194 CHERISHED personal number plate, A403 KAY, on retention 10yrs, assignment fee £80 paid, ready to go straight on to a vehicle. £1,000. E Calcott Tel 01827 62265 (Staffordshire)


COUNTRY VEHICLES Land Rover Discovery TD5 2000 W ..................... £1,750 STANDEN Vision onion harvester, 2001, rotating bar & paddle pick up, potato kit, c/w full with share + RS separator, hyd Diablos included, good working order. £5,000+VAT. M Latta Tel 07970 699693 (Cambridgeshire)

Toyota Hilux Double Cab 3L, 2007, automatic, 191k miles ................. £4,995

Dave Smith:

mobile 07973 139483

IFOR Williams canopy off a single cab pickup, exterior dimensions 164cm wide x 237cm long, with a mesh gate on the rear, new in 2018, in excellent unmarked condition. £300+VAT ono. B Robinson Tel 07740 683113 (Gloucestershire)

57-84113 83173

Quality Precision Performance Definitely Different New Tractor Packages for Dealers Or Buyers

Tel: 01270 895344

FORDSON Dexta, runs well, needs mudguards, front cowl, tyres. £2,450. C Bigley Tel 01406 540505/07909 910005 (Lincolnshire)

CAGE wheels, no longer used. J Watkinson Tel 01379 642464 (Norfolk) 58-83883

Spares, Repairs & Restorations

Specialising in the restoration & supply of spare parts for Classic & Vintage Tractors

Call us now with your requirements

23.1×26 Titan tyres, new c/w 8 stud wheel centres,12 ply, to fit Hesston baler, but come off Kioti 60 HPI tractor for turf work. £1,100+VAT. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

LELY 2300 Centerliner fertiliser spreader, no longer used. J Watkinson Tel 01379 642464 (Norfolk)

ISUZU Trooper 3.1, good engine, for spares or repair. POA. K Smith Tel 07940 049960/01335 330346 (Derbyshire)

HONDA CRV, set of four wheels, with new winter snow tyres, as new. £450. A Towns Tel 07751 917839 (Lincolnshire)

01371 832310

FORD 3000 tractor, 1973 (L suffix) with V5, starts & runs well, with factory power steering, nice fairly straight tractor, has been flashed over in places but useable as is or a base to restore, loader available if required. £3,750 no VAT. J Waters Tel 01787 222378 (Essex)

home/fax 0115 965 2204

VEHICLES At BWT we specialise in new and used wheel solutions for Rowcrop, Standard, Dual Wheel & Flotation applications.

DAVID Brown 990 to 1490 2wd tractor. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) THREE horse drawn mowers, one Bamlett, one Bamford & one Deering, ideal for renovation or spares. £150 each or £400 for all 3. E Calcott Tel 01827 62265 (Staffordshire)

Parts supplied for all makes & models ISUZU Dmax single cab, 2015, only 30000 miles, one owner, tidy & well maintained, useful 3.5t towing capacity, c/w a Truckman canopy, tow hitch & load liner, good tyres & a recent MOT. B Robinson Tel 07740 683113 (Gloucestershire)

Proud to be stockists of QTP (Quality Tractor Parts)

JOHN Deere 2040, 1980, 2wd, in good running order, needs some cosmetic work, Staffs/ Derbys. £5,000 ono. P Cawser Tel 07817 837512 (Derbyshire)

T: 07557 977591 or 01328 838864 E: @kevinrix_norfolktractors


TWO wheels f/w Stocks duals, 136R28, two normal 13-6R28. D Tonge Tel 01526 353436/07757 102031 (Lincolnshire) DUNLOP Fieldmaster 12.4/11-28, 6 ply, MF 550, vgc. S Payne Tel 07941 903186 (Essex)

GOODYEAR tyre, Optitrac DT806, 420/85R34 (16.9R34) 142 A8, probably 70% good. £265. J Weston Tel 07803 270448 (Lincolnshire) ROWCROP wheels (2) with tyres & centres to fit MF 35 or Ford 3000; also four wheels & tyres to fit Land Rover, plus two 13.6x38 radial tyres. Ring for details. S Jones Tel 07796 001370 (Norfolk)

RANGE Rover Classic, 1994, M reg, mechanically very good, no MOT at present, interior leather good, new bonnet fitted now, in green, u/ sealed chassis some years ago, little rust under access step only, tyres good, great investment for future. Offers. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

TOYOTA Landcruiser Amazon 4.2L TD, 7 seats, 148000 miles, green exterior, full cream leather interior, MOT March 22, excellent tyres, used as family car not farm vehicle. £15,500 ono. A Wylie Tel 07870 928422 (Worcestershire)

JF muck spreader, barn stored, 1960s. £300. D Marchant Tel 07952 698664 (Buckinghamshire) TWO self pulleys for Fergie 20 & Fergie 35. £50 each. B Colson Tel 01284 828251 (Suffolk) BTD6 crawler, c/w blade, for spares or repair. £850. B Colson Tel 01284 828251 (Suffolk) FORKLIFT, 3 point linkage. £125. B Colson Tel 01284 828251 (Suffolk)

HAYLOCK 10' cultivator, no longer needed. J Watkinson Tel 01379 642464 (Norfolk)

FORD 6610, 1984, good running order. £4,950. C Bigley Tel 07909 910005/01406 540505 (Lincolnshire)

Buy and sell online FORDSON Power Major tractor, 1959 with V5, Live Drive, 6220hrs with Lambourn cab, starts & runs well, ready to work or keep, engine rebuild with new liners, pistons & shells, original type tractor in unrestored condition. £4,800 no VAT. J Waters Tel 01787 222378 (Essex)

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23.1X26 Titan turf tyres & 8 stud wheel centres, Titan diamond tread, also suitable for Hesston baler, 12 ply, as new. £1,100+VAT. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)Set of rowcrop wheels & tyres to fit Ford 4x6610/7610 also various wheels to fit 6 stud trailers - ALL FREE to good home. E Marston Tel 01284 810016 (Suffolk)



POTATO ridger, Ferguson bodies on heavy frame, very little wear, good points. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk) ECON HM2 hedge trimmer, c/w brackets for David Brown, etc. £1,775. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

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CATERPILLAR ROGATOR RG 655C £79,000 2015, fertilisers & sprayers CP-001066

JOHN DEERE 740i 2012, fertilisers & sprayers

£16,500 JD-20841

CLAAS AXION 960 £137,900 2019, 50kph, 445hp, 1480 engine hrs, 710/65R34 fronts, 900/60R42 rears CL-A4400254.A

CHALLENGER MT765E £102,000 2016, 40kph, 375hp, 4412 engine hrs, 735 fronts CP-765HFNCA1082.B

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MASSEY FERGUSON 7726 £57,000 2018, 40kph, 260hp, 4133 engine hrs, 480/70R30 fronts, 620/70R42 rears MF-VKKMX68EEHB296028

CLAAS AXION 810 £26,760 2012, 50kph, 210hp, 7200 engine hrs, 650/65R42 fronts, 540/65R30 rears CL-A3001945.A

CLAAS ARION 650 £53,000 2015, 50kph, 180hp, 3200 engine hrs, 540/65/38 fronts, 650/65/38 rears CL-A3606135.A

CLAAS ROLLANT 255 ROTO CUT £6,750 2007, balers CL-74802569.A

CATERPILLAR MT765D £67,000 2014, 40kph, 375hp, 5878 engine hrs, track fronts, track rears CP-DNCA1616

FENDT 724 £72,250 2015, 50kph, 240hp, 5500 engine hrs, 600/65R28 fronts, 650/75R38 rears SR00002808

CLAAS ARION 650 CEBIS £55,000 2016, 50kph, 3350 engine hrs, 540/65R28 fronts, 650/65R38 rears CL-A3607580.A



CLAAS AXION 830 £72,000 2016, 50kph, 235hp, 3099 engine hrs, 600/65/28 fronts, 710/70/38 rears CL-A4002385.A

CHALLENGER RG645 D £119,000 2017, fertilisers & sprayers OT-EGW001119

MASSEY FERGUSON 5710 £30,000 2018, 40kph, 100hp, 4000 engine hrs, 380/85R24 fronts, 420/85R34 rears MF-TABMC170AJB1350


Auctioneer strengthens leadership team Suffolk-based Clarke & Simpson Auctions Ltd has further strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two new directors, Geoffrey Barfoot (above) and James Durrant, and a new partner, Eleanor Havers. Geoffrey heads up the fine art side and chattels of the business and

has been based at the Campsea Ashe Auction Centre since 1994. Geoffrey also carries out valuations for a wide range of purposes throughout East Anglia. James, a qualified chartered surveyor and agricultural valuer with a passion for agricultural machinery, started with the Framlingham side of the business 17 years ago and grew into the role of head of machinery auctions. As well as on-site sales,

James established the bi-annual collective auction at Campsea Ashe, which has developed into the largest ‘direct from farm’ collective sale in the Eastern region. Meanwhile, Eleanor has joined the partnership at the Framlinghambased chartered surveyors, after founding partner Christopher Clarke stepped down. She is from a south Norfolk farming family, qualified as a chartered surveyor whilst working on a Scottish Estate in 2007, an agricultural valuer in 2008 and as an

Accredited Mediator in 2017. Prior to joining Clarke & Simpson in 2015, she worked alongside land agent and arbitrator Rowland Beaney in Bury St Edmunds. Heading up Clarke & Simpson’s rural professional consultancy, Eleanor acts for farming clients and landowners in a variety of areas including agency, valuations, renewable energy, farm subsidies, compensation and schemes and all other aspects of rural property consultancy.

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Recruiting for: TRACTOR DRIVERS Desirable CPCS Blue Card & Clean Driving Licence.

Our range of services are used by the UK’s leading construction companies, civil engineers, house builders, developers, and environmental and ecological consultancies. Three Shires equestrian and countryside management clients also include some of the leading studs and stables in the country, as well as prestigious estates, country parks, farmers, woodland and landowners. Please send over your CV to: Michael Smith HR Manager at Threeshires –


Assistant Service Manager | Dereham Norfolk To continue our improvement to customer support at the Dereham depot G & J Peck Ltd have the new opportunity for an Assistant Service Manager to join the team. The role involves to organise the daily activities of a team of engineers in line with customer requirements for site visits and in depot activities. Keeping customers updated in a timely manner and managing their expectations. Supporting the engineers to achieve resolutions of work and maximise efficiency and utilisation to operate a profitable department. You will be responsible for reviewing documentation for processing to point of invoice. You will report to the Service Manager. A knowledge of agricultural machinery is ideal; however, training will be provided. We will require you to have the ability to work independently and as part of a team. Confidence and understanding of IT using Microsoft Office programmes and the ability to learn and to use customer management systems, IBCOS Gold knowledge would be an advantage.

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Colin Creasey joins BA Bush & Son Long-standing member of the tyre world, Colin Creasey, has joined BA Bush & Son, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience from over 40 years in the tyre industry. Colin specialises in the agricultural tyre sector, from farm implement tyres to lawn and turf tyres. Having started his career at Fossitt & Thorne in 1978, he was in his most recent role for 21 years. Prior to that he ran Colin Creasey Tyres for 16 years, supplying car, truck and

agricultural tyres. At BA Bush, he will join the growing BAB Distribution trade team at the new 70,000ft2 Boston Warehouse to help bolster the BAB Agricultural tyre trade, as well as the Original Equipment (OE) department, helping with speciality OE2. Colin will also work closely with the purchasing team to find new brands and products to further expand the company’s offering. With BA Bush having announced this year that it is the exclusive UK distributor for Ascenso tyres, Colin will also help with the Ascenso Tyres UK growth project.

New regional agronomy manager for Adama Adama Agricultural Solutions UK Ltd. has appointed Jodie Littleford as the company’s regional agronomy manager in the north east of England. Jodie joins Adama from ProCam where, for the last two years, she has worked as a trainee agronomist in east and north Yorkshire and as the company’s national trials officer. Prior to this she spent four years working for Eurofins Agroscience Services as an R&D agronomist in the north west. Jodie has a BSc degree in biology (Cardiff University) and a Basis certificate in crop protection, having

won the Barrie Orme Shield Award for the most outstanding Basis candidate in 2020. Adama’s regional agronomy manager lead Will Nicholls, said Jodie gained “valuable technical experience” as a trials officer and agronomist for ProCam. “As such she is ideally suited to providing technical support to agronomists and crop protection distributors in the north east and will play an integral part in the development of regional and national strategies for Adama’s expanding ranges of herbicides, fungicides, molluscicides and plant growth regulators.”

New directors for Oxford Farming Conference Three new directors have joined the board of the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC) from January 2022. Ali Capper, (above) Navaratnam (Theeb) Partheeban (left) and Geoff Sansome bring expertise in horticulture, marketing, veterinary, environment, agronomy and policy. With a strong background in marketing and communications, Ali farms at Stock Farm in Worcestershire growing dessert and cider apples, and hops. She is chair of the NFU’s National Horticulture & Potatoes Board, British Apples & Pears and

Wye Hops. Her Nuffield Scholarship in 2014 focused on the export of great British hops, and niche apple varieties. Theeb is a farm vet working in the South East. Working in clinical practice, university higher education, the pharmaceutical sector and the global animal health industry, has allowed him to study and conduct research in a number of countries. Geoff, head of agriculture at Natural England, has over 40 years’ experience helping farmers and agriculture adapt to change. He is a partner in the family farm in Worcestershire, and formally worked for ADAS as both an agronomist and lead on the Agricultural Transformation programmes in the Former Soviet Union and the Balkans. He also has experience working for the Defra Rural Development Service and is a 2004 Nuffield Scholar. The OFC Council is made up of 11 voluntary directors, who each serve a three-year term.

Standen welcomes two sales team members Standen Engineering Ltd has appointed Richard Parish and Shane Johnson (right) to its sales team. Richard joins as imports sales manager and product specialist, bringing over 35 years of technical knowledge and experience working with agricultural and horticultural crop production equipment. Standen’s sales and marketing director Edward Gilbert said Richard’s experience and knowledge “will be an asset to the progress of Standen Imports as we look to grow and improve the range of products to meet the demands of the market.” Shane joins as sales support

technician and AVR product specialist. With over 20 years’ experience in agricultural engineering and latterly as an AVR specialist and master technician, Shane’s experience will help Standen to demonstrate its product range on farm and assist with technical enquiries. UK & export sales director Martyn Gardner, said: “[Shane’s] AVR product knowledge will be invaluable in helping us to support growers interested in or purchasing their harvester models through Standen.” Richard can be contacted via and Shane via

Origin appoints non-executive director International agri-services group Origin Enterprises plc has announced the appointment of Lesley Williams to the Board as an independent nonexecutive director with immediate effect. Lesley has over 25 years’ experience in capital markets, having held senior positions with Investec Bank plc as head of Irish equities, Euronext Dublin as head of Irish market and Goodbody Stockbrokers as head of institutional equity sales. She is an independent non-executive director at Irish Continental Group plc and holds a number of directorships in the asset management and

international fund sectors. Prior Board memberships include non-executive director of Dublin Port Company, where she also held the position of chair of the Audit and Risk Committee. Lesley also serves on the board of the Adelaide Health Foundation and is a member of the Euronext ISEQ Index Steering Committee. Lesley is an associate member of the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA) from which she holds a Certificate in ESG Investing and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. She also holds a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors in Ireland and is a business graduate of University College Dublin.

Agrovista appoints trainee agronomists Agrovista UK has announced the appointments of Milo Dring and Emma Warnock as trainee agronomists, for East Anglia and west Scotland respectively. Milo graduated with a first-class honour’s degree in agricultural science at the University of Nottingham, having completed a work placement year with Alltech. He believes reduction in available chemistry will prove to be one of the biggest challenges ahead and describes his new role as “a great opportunity to learn directly

from some very knowledgeable people”. Emma, who is from a farming background, graduated from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) in Ayr with a degree in agricultural bioscience, and last summer completed a work placement with Scottish Agronomy. She hopes to make a difference to farmers as ever-changing rules and regulations present difficult times. Milo, who will be operating predominantly between Suffolk and Norfolk, will now train for a BASIS qualification, enabling him to become a qualified agronomist, while Emma is working towards becoming BASIS and FACTS qualified – then she has her sights set on a diploma in agronomy.

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Based at Luton, you will play an important part in the servicing, maintenance and repair of CLAAS equipment and other products to support our customers. A knowledge of tractors and combines is desirable, however, experience of CLAAS machinery is not essential, as industry leading training on our full product portfolio will be provided at the CLAAS Academy. You’ll also receive ongoing support from a team of experts to ensure that you have the very best start in your role as a service engineer. We will require you to have good customer skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team and importantly, a desire to provide the highest level of customer satisfaction with an overall willingness to succeed.

You will regularly liaise with and speak to other departments as well as our franchise partners and the CLAAS UK headquarters, playing a vital role in the company’s success by ensuring our customers receive the very best care and service. You should be well organised, preferably have some agricultural machinery experience ideally in a Parts environment, but not essential and be able to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team.

In return for the above roles, we offer an excellent package including a competitive salary, contributory pension plan and extensive holidays. OLIVERS is a highly successful long-standing independent dealership. As a forward thinking and expanding business, allied to leading global agricultural manufacturers, OLIVERS offers stability and career progression for the right candidate. Aftersales are the backbone of the business, so please contact us today to explore our opportunities. Contact: Applications/enquiries to Anna Barnes, OLIVER Group HR Director by email at




All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence. Oliver Agriculture Ltd are an equal opportunities employer. Deadline for completed applications is 31 January 2022.



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Oliver Landpower are an established JCB Agriculture dealer throughout Beds, Bucks, Oxon, Herts, & North London. Due to continuing success of the business and recent expansion, opportunities have arisen for skilled and highly motivated Service Engineers to join our well-established service department at our Luton branch in Bedfordshire. A background in agricultural, construction or commercial vehicles and the willingness to work the hours required to get jobs completed will be an advantage. Full product training will be provided for the right candidate. This position attracts an excellent package including a competitive salary, contributory pension plan, laptop with the latest diagnostic software, mobile phone, a dedicated service van and extensive holidays. If you would like to move forward with a highly successful dealer allied to global brands, we would like to talk to you.

Reporting directly to the Service manager key responsibilities include: •

Service and maintain JCB and other agricultural machinery to the manufactures specifications and to ensure machine reliability and safety.

Have a keen eye for detail, reporting machine defects and upselling the services provided by the company wherever possible.

Successfully diagnose and rectify electrical, hydraulic, powertrain and various other faults prior to initiating and completing a repair.

Operate diagnostic software via a laptop computer when required (training will be given).

Complete a detailed report of work completed along with supporting photographs and documenting of all worked times.

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Based at Winchester, you will play a vital part in supporting the full line of CLAAS machinery and other key franchise equipment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and be well organised. The role will involve ordering and despatching parts to support both the customer base and engineers in our Service department.

Contact: Applications/enquiries to Anna Barnes, Group HR Director by email at All enquiries are treated in the strictest confidence. Oliver Landpower Ltd are an equal opportunities employer. Deadline for completed applications is 31st January 2022.

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WEIGHING EQUIPMENT SELECTION of old weights, ranging from 56lb to 4oz. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk) AVERY platform scales, to weigh up to 250kg, good working order, accurate. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk) STONE grinding wheel or sharpening stone, 2' x 4" wide, immaculate condition, like new, won't find a better one, ideal ornamental feature or garden sculpture. S Price Tel 07968 010981 (Pembrokeshire)

RANSOMES potato spinner, used this season, very good working order, good blade & point, c/w PTO shaft. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)


FORDSON standard petrol/paraffin, in dark green, good engine & tyres, bodywork good. Offers over £3,600. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire) FERGUSON TED20 front grille & T bar, brand new – surplus to requirement, would also suit FF30, TE20, TEA20 or TEF20. £75+VAT. P Allen Tel 01328 830348 (Norfolk)

MF drawbar to fit 165 tractor. £175. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

THATCHING ladder, sack lifter & barn scales. Ring for details. S Jones Tel 07796 001370 (Norfolk) RANSOMES TS46 4f plough, overhauled; also Solotrac 2f mounted plough, trailed cultivator & Pettit roll. £1,200 the lot. R Smith Tel 07881 621061 (Cambridgeshire)

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office LEYLAND 472, rare 4x4, it’s had the engine rebuilt, new back axle seals & brakes, I have the V5 for it, in good working order, only being sold as retiring, easy project. £8,500. D Barnard Tel 07860 260630 (East Sussex)

VICON Varispreader MkII wagtail chute, working order, but slightly damaged. S Price Tel 07968 010981 (Pembrokeshire)

BAMFORDS farmyard manure spreader, honest bit of kit, used last month, for show or put to work, needs tidying. £1,600. P Dear Tel 07793 821929 (Cambridgeshire)

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FORDSON pulley. £150. R Wiseman Tel 07768 682126 (Essex) MUIRHILL 4000 loading shovel, 2wd, needs TLC, priced to clear. POA. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants) IH444 tractor, starts & works OK, c/w front loader. £1,795. D Leigh Tel 07502 661861 (Northants)

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STONE grinding wheel or sharpening stone, 14" x 2", ideal garden sculpture. S Price Tel 07968 010981 (Pembrokeshire)


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FERGUSON cultivator, 9 tine, new points, Cat 1 linkage, ideal for Fergie 20. P Waspe Tel 07462 472289 (Suffolk)

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ANVIL 3' long x 14" tall, c/w solid wooden block stand, including large quantity of blacksmiths tools, good condition. £450. P Walton Tel 07850 510103 (Northants)

FERGUSON TED20, 1951, petrol TVO, restored with lots of new parts – dynamo, starter, wiring. £1,800 ono. R Shiner Tel 07763355668 (Bedfordshire)

IRON cart wheel bands, various sizes, ideal ornamental feature. S Price Tel 07968 010981 (Pembrokeshire) MF595 Mk2, 2wd, 1978, pick up hitch, MF80 loader & muck fork, wider front rims, good working condition. £8,000 no VAT. P Dear Tel 07793 821929 (Cambridgeshire)

WELGER AP12, 1960 conventional baler, c/w new side drive belt, works well. Offers over £850. R Lane Tel 07831 615912 (Cambridgeshire)

FERGUSON 2 furrow plough, bodies well worn, ideal for spares or repair. £175. R Mead Tel 07768 681076 (Essex) FERGUSON saw bench, complete, barn stored. £275. R Mead Tel 07768 681076 (Essex) WUFFLER haymaker. H Haynes Tel 01793 762437/07711 488341 (Wiltshire)

PLATFORM scales, in good working order, full set of weights, decorative ironwork. £90. M Suckling Tel 01799 586373 (Essex)

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LOOKING for Dowdeswell or similar plough, with carriage wheels on headstock, 7-10 furrow, prefer auto reset. S Mair Tel 07855 151213 (Aberdeenshire) ACCORD or similar air drill to fit powerharrow, 3 metre. J Ramsey Tel 01653 628366 (North Yorks)



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TURKEY processing machines, including drum plucker, wing finisher, wax reclaimer, fridge compressor, etc. H Farms Limited Tel 01926 843460 (Warwickshire)

STRADDLE tiller, Grimme or Scanstone, with ridgers, to suit 2m beds. J Brook Tel 07957 846865 (Lincolnshire) SPARES for Ransomes Twin front web potato hoover, front centre rollers, side rollers & bushes, plus anything else, thank you. C Darlow Tel 07739 462887/01353 724953 (Cambridgeshire)

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MAIN drive shaft from gearbox & blade holder from SEH Greenland or Feraboli power harrow. G Meadows Tel 07951 111182/01728 660577 (Suffolk) JOHN Deere 3650, must be 40kmh gearbox. J Woodward Tel 07930 548933/01455 221112 (Warwickshire) PART worn teleporter tyre, 16.0/70-20 or 405/70-20. C Cornish Tel 07880 976137 (Suffolk)



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