For those running mixed farms or contracting over multiple small and awkward-shaped fields, high-spec mounted sprayers can offer an attractive mix of compact agility and reduced capital costs, but with features to rival or exceed trailed and self-propelled counterparts. Farmers Guardian looks at several options in this arena.
With safety increasingly under the spotlight and more distance covered on the road, one farm has opted for a trio of bale trailers with hydraulically operated sides, reducing the time taken strapping a load. Jane Carley reports.
With the need to tread as lightly as possible when harvesting grain maize, one Warwickshire grower commissioned his own design of chaser bin to run with the combine. Geoff Ashcroft reports.
Supplying logs direct to customers has turned into a major diversification for one Shropshire farming business, using some of the most advanced processing kit and drying techniques. Alex Heath finds out more.
For Brinklow Biogas, the purchase of its latest forager has improved the efficiency of its maize harvesting campaign while also inspiring the business to explore new techniques for harvesting maize. Simon Henley reports.
Keeping tractors and trailers visible on the road can undoubtedly save lives. Jane Carley looks at the legislation, some of the packages available and talks to farmers committed to ‘being seen to be safe’.