Looks like we MAY get an opportunity to drill later this week, push on with Skyfall h/s and in stock or switch to sp barley or oats? All in stock and ready to go, I think stick with Wheat for another ten days max. Thoughts please
Has anybody else received the following email, asking for how it should be run in the future
Dear Red Tractor Member,
As we move towards a new era in British farming, it feels like the right time to reflect on just how far we have come as an industry. Many of you have been producing great...
If by chance you had a lorry coming in the morning for milling wheat and you knew for certain the sheet had four plus holes in it large enough for put a couple of fingers through, (seen the holes with my own eyes) and the haulier is telling you thats fine, would you load it???
Have been asked to grow 60ha next year on contract for Budweiser, anybody grown it?
Been advised against early drilling but I'm on chalk and want to drill at the end of Feb if conditions allow.
Brackling? Yield? Price?
Some results from independent tests
11.6 t/ha ww1
220 kgs N
11.2 t/ha ww2
225 kgs N
12 t/ha ww1
245 kgs N
Cut at an...
Just measured my heap of barley to give me an idea what's there, am I correct in the following?
372 cubic meters x 0.67(67 bushel weight) = 249t
Average moisture 11-13% no point in correcting to 15% as what's there is there!
so following on from the other thread, forget your fancy seed rebate schemes that are not worth a penny to us growers in a high CSFB area, here's an idea from the farmers side, after all you all want to source farm assured OSR don't you?
I will supply as the farmer, the land, labour and all...
Can anyone tell me about the Guardian sprayers please, looking at/for a 4000lt 24m up to 30m boom.
What does the boom ride like?
How well do they track on headland turns?
Centrifugal pump, easy to prime?
Anything else to look for please?
Finally made the decision to go trailed (been...
I’ve 120ha on chalk, not wanting to grow OSR for a few years if ever after this spring, not keen on linseed or peas so going forward I’m thinking,
WW-cover(peas/beans/linseed/osr/etc etc)- Sp Barley-cover-WW and repeat
Feed wheat after barley will be fine, need a spring crop as BG levels are...
Currently running an elderly Housham self propelled and looking at a second hand 4000lt chafer so I can utilise a 185hp tractor and move to liquid N.
What are they like? The good, the bad and the ugly please.
We/I am predominantly arable farmers but have a few grass paddocks around the farm, having worked with livestock in the past I would like to have a few beef animals about the place as a paying hobby. We have a large equestrian business and there are always bales of hay that the customers decide...