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Feb - May 2013 Vol 21-4 Issue 84

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Practical Farm Ideas Vol 21 issue 4

Publication date:  Feb 8, 2013

Cover price: £3.85

With 48 workshop projects from farms all over the UK, this issue provides all farmers with some great time and money saving ideas. From the attention grabbing 32ft bale trailer carrying 48 big square bales that are held in a unique frame - saving the time taken to rope and strap, and then un-strap - to some clever modofications to a Keenan feeder, this issue provides active farmers with many practical farming ideas.

 

 

 

Practical Farm Ideas Vol 21 issue 4

Publication date:  Feb 8, 2013

Cover price: £3.85

With 48 workshop projects from farms all over the UK, this issue provides all farmers with some great time and money saving ideas. From the attention grabbing 32ft bale trailer carrying 48 big square bales that are held in a unique frame - saving the time taken to rope and strap, and then un-strap - to some clever modifications to a Keenan feeder, this issue provides active farmers with many practical farming ideas.

Top Articles
Bale trailer has auto secure frame to hold load - cover story
Twin mower has front marker for straight driving
Workshop press gets pressure from 20 ton bottle jack
Beef herd improves slaughter weight and reduces rearing time
Pre-em markers on Vaderstad drill strengthened


Post knocker is mounted on a Yanmar tracked dumper
 

 

General farming innovations
Variable front weight with home built box carrying leaf weights
Standard link arms get modern style hooks
Easy ball hitch for ATV trailers
Low cost aluminium repair - great for irrigation pipes and cheap 'monkey metal' components


The machine that has lifted beef profitability - but still has
some interesting modifications

'Made it Myself' Arable innovations
Bale trailer has auto secure frame to hold load - cover story
Dramone big ball hitch fits on 3-pt frame
Pre-em markers on Vaderstad drill strengthened
Bucket extension takes it to 2 tonnes
2000l diesel bowser built for £600
Heavy duty fertiliser bag handler carries two
Front weight has stone bucket mounted to it
Variable front weight with home built box carrying leaf weights
Baler front box carries spare flights, vice and tools
   Aluminium repair methods for irrigation pipes and 'monkey metal'
   Fast tubeless tyre repairs
   Replacement spirals for augers, diet feeders, combines
   New PTO guard design in inexpensive product
   #clubhectare group meet at Lamma
   Front weight has integral pressure washer and tank
Combine header divider modified for tough Orkney crops
Trailer ATV sprayer made from 6m 300l Hardi
Texan grain farmers set up Indemnity Fund for mutual protection



Livestock innovations from the workshop
Cost reductions help dairy survival
Cattle management based on loose housing
Teagle 808 bale shredder modification prevents ram damage
New Holland round baler hinges adapted for added strength
2000 gall Star tanker converted to 6000 gal nurse tank
   Replacement spirals for augers, diet feeders, combines
   ATV rear link box gets major LAMMA award
   Multi-use sheep trailer
Roll-on Roll-off livestock container design
Tyres are roped together to make 5 x 5 mats for silage
Propcorn auger is made with 6in water pipe
RedRock Diet Master adapted for two sided discharge
30ft livestock container goes on flat bale trailer
25ft long silage dozer fills narrow feed passage
Cow catcher mounts on loader
Hand washer mounted on slurry reeler
IBC converted to handle / stor 1/2t of rolled barley
Umbilical slurry spreader has concertina wind skirt
Two silage bales carried wrapped or raw
6m aerator has novel umbilical slurry spreader on it
Beef herd improves slaughter weight and reduces rearing time
The benefits of micro-managing a beef herd
Fencing wire reeler for ATV
Keenan Klassic 140 modifications
They mix 8 or more diets for different cattle groups
Mech-Fiber system from Keenan is providing results
Twin mower has front marker for straight driving
Auger applies Propcorn - has hatch for easy calibration

Finance and farm management
Are you still windy about going for a turbine? - main feature
Farm succession - expert advises on the advisors you need
Tractor safety underlines driver responsibilities
The Oxford Farming Conferences
Texan farmers set up Indemnity Fund for mutual protection
Cargill to close 4,600 cattle/day Plainview plant


Fencing ideas for all farmer/contractors
Post driver on tracked machine does up to 100 posts/hr cover story
Yanmar C30 conversion with front 3-pt and wire carrier
Old wire is wound up on fencing stake
Fencing wire reeler for ATV
Wheel lifter pulls old barbed fencing wire from thick grass

Workshop tools and methods
Workshop loft stores fert spreader in the dry
Changing oil in JCB Loadall hubs
   Aluminium repair methods for irrigation pipes and 'monkey metal'
   Fast tubeless tyre repairs
   Replacement spirals for augers, diet feeders, combines
   New PTO guard design in inexpensive product
Workshop press uses 20 ton bottle jack


Made it Myself - Grass and silage innovations
Twin mower has front marker for straight driving
Two silage bales carried wrapped or raw
25ft long silage dozer fills narrow feed passage
Round silage bale spike is also bale cutter
Additive applicator for Strautmann forage wagon
New Holland round baler hinges adapted for added strength
Silage additive machine on grass rake saves baling time

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