Recent content by jonnyjon

  1. J

    OSR replacement

    Spot on
  2. J

    100% spring cropping

    As I've said I don't spend my time on here whining about all my problems, my farming system is far from perfect and i try every day to improve it, not complaining about it. I understand that most of my farming challenges are of my own making Most of the discussion in the cropping section is...
  3. J

    100% spring cropping

    I don't come on here whining about it being too dry, too wet, Gove, Brixit, slugs, bg, midge blah blah so maybe you should take note of your own doom and whining instead of accusing others
  4. J

    100% spring cropping

    Judging by how many people on this forum that are struggling with an ever increasing list of problems, it would suggest that what they are doing is not working for them
  5. J

    Getting a little dry

    Soil needs water holding capacity I agree, very different to not getting the water into the soil
  6. J

    Getting a little dry

    Point was that heavy tillage destroys soil structure which prevents or slows water getting into the soil, very simple. Seeing water lying in a field in a dry summer is a reflection of modern farming which is unfortunate imv
  7. J

    Cover crop after osr before ww

    Yes destroy their habitat, after all, it works well in killing all the beneficials
  8. J

    Getting a little dry

    superb
  9. J

    Getting a little dry

    In the middle of a generally dry summer? Possible but very unlikely
  10. J

    Getting a little dry

    Doesn't change my point
  11. J

    Getting a little dry

    Waterlogging, the result of tillage
  12. J

    Round up then graze

    That I'll be another lie fed to us by the industry and a good way of justifying the more expensive product imv
  13. J

    Round up then graze

    Totally wrong imv
  14. J

    Catch crop Advice

    Intending to sow buckwheat after w barley as a cover/ smother crop and then dd the next crop into it, hopefully no dreaded roundup needed. I'll need a bit of luck I think....
  15. J

    Catch crop Advice

    Why avoid buckwheat?

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