TOPPING - HOW TO HELP YOUR GRASS REGROW... WITH OUT BREAKING THINGS

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  • Published on Jul 19, 2019
  • The topper is on and we are going! Topping is hugely important for grass regrowth on the farm and this is how we do it.
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Comments • 164

  • Piranha
    Piranha 3 months ago

    Hey, I'm 63 and STILL like smashing thistles. Sometimes it's just good to be 15 again. ;)

  • Charlie Kingsman
    Charlie Kingsman 4 months ago

    What does the different colour tape on the tails mean?

  • Terry G Johnson
    Terry G Johnson 4 months ago

    Tom I was watching the video of u toping what is topping

  • New Hampshire Farmer
    New Hampshire Farmer 4 months ago

    Great video as always Tom

  • fendt 724
    fendt 724 4 months ago

    Any update on new grass field yet

  • Bradley Sawford
    Bradley Sawford 4 months ago

    Can u do a calf video like getting calves in and your feeding system

  • Sean Prior
    Sean Prior 4 months ago

    I wonder if the cows burst the bales on the bale triller while you we're moving them out 😂😂

  • Ewan Mcsporran
    Ewan Mcsporran 4 months ago

    Do you need a camera men if so I will do it for you

  • nena Mcsporran
    nena Mcsporran 4 months ago

    Do you need a camera men if so I will do it

  • Farm Life
    Farm Life 4 months ago

    Great video Tom enjoy Austria

  • Vaggine
    Vaggine 4 months ago

    Sorry dumb question, but what is that tractor? Somehow looks like Lamborghini, but it's not???

  • AustriaGamed
    AustriaGamed 4 months ago

    so many things wrong here...

  • nyle1717
    nyle1717 4 months ago

    Jeez you saying about the topping video from last year made me realise I've been watching your vids for well over a year now...

  • adam elders fans
    adam elders fans 4 months ago

    I've heard that topping is like cutting a cumber with a hammer so instead you should cut it with a mower so it's a finer cut and the bounces back better

  • Harry Morrow
    Harry Morrow 4 months ago

    With the back topper you can reverse so you don’t drive on the grass

  • Cj Contracting
    Cj Contracting 4 months ago

    Where are the armrests 🤔

  • Eliasson
    Eliasson 4 months ago

    10:40 Looks like you are topping the grass at sea, going up and down, up and down :)

  • Peter Aernouts
    Peter Aernouts 4 months ago

    I never liked that job we had one straight behind the tractor I never liked the job it did I know its just to cut the top of but still I used the regular mower it did far better job.

  • ian landers
    ian landers 4 months ago

    If you pre mow the grass gets an extra few days to regrow seen as there’s no topper going over it after grazing

  • Matthew Peck
    Matthew Peck 4 months ago

    By the looks of it you’ve got plenty of feed available, whether it be grass or silage.

  • James Parrott
    James Parrott 4 months ago

    What is the name of the song you used in this video and who's the artist. Looked in the credits, but couldn't find. Great video as always.

  • Farmer Boy
    Farmer Boy 4 months ago +1

    When was the first time you drove the tractor please reply

  • tomthumb
    tomthumb 4 months ago

    they do a front mounted flail topper we use a rear mounted flail topper we find it better as chops the grass smaller so it dont leave alot laying on top and it cuts ok were the wheels run

  • Farmer ollie g Gillies
    Farmer ollie g Gillies 4 months ago

    I remember last year what a budey boy but I must have been whoching you of and on for a year naw haw time fliys ceep up the good werk Tom and the jinjer woreyer

  • simon dyer
    simon dyer 4 months ago

    Another fab video Tom 🚜🚜👍👍

  • Archie Goddard
    Archie Goddard 4 months ago

    Topping is one of the most visually pleasing jobs to do👍

  • Brooke Cable
    Brooke Cable 4 months ago

    Crikey, for once Tom we are in Sync! I've topped about 12 acres a couple days back 😂

  • TROS SPONSOR
    TROS SPONSOR 4 months ago

    It's called mulching you dumb fuck

  • kory league
    kory league 4 months ago

    Great video Tom. I'm really enjoying your music lately. I know why you top we don't do it much here. Do you think topping and your grazing methods are helping to improve your soil health by getting rid of the old dead growth faster?

  • Edward Mulligan
    Edward Mulligan 4 months ago

    Love the videos keep it up also as others say can u pls do a video of u milking love ur videos and u inspire me on my own farm

  • Niall Gilmore
    Niall Gilmore 4 months ago

    "long term hire" 😂😂😂 means he's never gonna see it again

  • Cormac Walsh
    Cormac Walsh 4 months ago +1

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  • Fraser Langton
    Fraser Langton 4 months ago

    Hi Tom how many acres, tractors and cows does your family own

  • Pa Murphy
    Pa Murphy 4 months ago

    Why don’t you sell the topper and mower and buy one good disc mower Tom

  • William Durrant
    William Durrant 4 months ago

    When the clocks change do you change milking time or keep at 3:30? And if you do keep the same time how long does it take for the cows to adjust?

  • William Durrant
    William Durrant 4 months ago

    When the clocks change do you change milking time or keep at 3:30? And if you do keep the same time how long does it take for the cows to adjust?

  • Jamie Marshall
    Jamie Marshall 4 months ago

    Have you considered topping in front of the cows to make them clean all the grass up and it increases their grass intake great videos mate

    • Jamie Marshall
      Jamie Marshall 4 months ago

      Tom Pemberton Farm Life
      Hi Tom we quite often top in front of the cows over here in NZ once it’s had half a day of wilt on it the cows fair clean it up and because they don’t have to work to eat the grass they can just eat it up it they are able to eat more plus you don’t get cow muck over everything
      Great videos mate keep it up

    • Tom Pemberton Farm Life
      Tom Pemberton Farm Life  4 months ago

      Jamie Marshall Wpuld the way it though, it’s not clean grass?

  • Dejan Brice
    Dejan Brice 4 months ago

    I too love topping! We keep our 'rough' at 8" height and the finish afterwards of it just being lovely and level is so satisfying!

  • Cheese C
    Cheese C 4 months ago

    It was painful watching you try and reverse onto the topper

  • Norm Fergus
    Norm Fergus 4 months ago +1

    Interesting and informative as ever helping to educate the public

  • Irish Green Pastures
    Irish Green Pastures 4 months ago

    The drum beat edit was cool👌👌👍👍

  • Dave McGarry
    Dave McGarry 4 months ago

    Tom what was that the Hürlimann dropped of the 3 point at the start of the vid? A post driver?

  • Damian McCourt
    Damian McCourt 4 months ago

    Thought the new armrests for the hurrlimann came

  • Ethan earle
    Ethan earle 4 months ago

    Topping is purely cosmetic a wast of diesle , get cows out earlier and graze out tight from the start of the year and if you have to much grass take some out for bales

  • Denis Dunphy
    Denis Dunphy 4 months ago

    Good Vid, I ll be glad to receive what I`ve ordered so am glad your getting help with the shop side lol...

  • Jamie
    Jamie 4 months ago +1

    Well Tom keep up the good work just wondering how much land do you have in total and how many cows have you

  • Tom30
    Tom30 4 months ago

    great video tom and we all want to see a milking video please.

  • David Simpson
    David Simpson 4 months ago +1

    How many cows do u have

  • Glen Koopman
    Glen Koopman 4 months ago

    If ya mow before the cows they tidy it up better, that's what we do

  • Colm Kennedy
    Colm Kennedy 4 months ago

    Good video Tom 👍🏻

  • Hamish Kay
    Hamish Kay 4 months ago

    I love topping because of the smell of the freshly cut grass

  • Conor Walsh
    Conor Walsh 4 months ago

    What tractor do ya have that you used to top

  • Hessel Annema
    Hessel Annema 4 months ago

    Did you take the pocket knife of the mower?

  • Simme_Sch .!.
    Simme_Sch .!. 4 months ago

    Koe naar de slacht of binnen houden

  • Victor Cross
    Victor Cross 4 months ago

    The video the other Sunday was very emotional and sort of pathetic asking people to be gentle and not critical. You have to grow a thicker skin if you're selling raw milk and treating scabies with holly. Take the gloves off.

  • lee barber
    lee barber 4 months ago

    Got to get myself one of those t-shirts your wearing mate. Loving the Highland emblem

  • mighty moo
    mighty moo 4 months ago

    off set toppers do a much better job! the grass which you run over on the trailed ones stands back up the next day looks so bad. top vid as always!

  • Martin Clifford
    Martin Clifford 4 months ago +6

    I don't want to be critical Tom, but the thing you really need to invest in (far more important than anything else) is a proper paddock network. 80 cows need 0.5ha per grazing, paddocks should be 3 grazings in size and they should get 3 weeks break between grazings. You're missing out on serious 💷💷 by grazing the fields constantly the way ye are. If ye have a source of stone on the farm for the passages, it's not that expensive and should give the best return than any investment you'd make

    • Nigel Walker
      Nigel Walker 4 months ago

      spot on martin, even put a permanent electric fence along the lane from the yard with a couple of entrances would be a start. He would get some shock the amount of grass that place could grow if it was done well, ie paddocks id go twice what you are talking about and split them with temporary fence, grass measuring and a proper fertilizer plan

  • James SPENCE
    James SPENCE 4 months ago

    Tom do u find the swing out topper handier than the one which just sits behind as I prefer the which sits behind

  • G2-Altair47 ̇
    G2-Altair47 ̇ 4 months ago

    5:16 m name and model tractor?