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  1. Villagefarmer

    Spraying silicone on crops

    :rolleyes:
  2. Villagefarmer

    Spraying silicone on crops

    I am trying Si products this spring plus the use of Humic acid and not applying any fungicides. I'm trailling this on two varieties ( Theadore and Extase) but the way this spring is going I'm not sure there will be any difference I'm happy to try these products on my own farm to see what...
  3. Villagefarmer

    Spraying silicone on crops

    I am trying Si products this spring plus the use of Humic acid and not applying any fungicides. I'm trailling this on two varieties ( Theadore and Extase) but the way this spring is going I'm not sure there will be any difference!
  4. Villagefarmer

    Brix Results

    Hello I’ve started this year brix testing and I’m trying to analyse my results I took yesterday. I sampled first thing in the morning (7.30 am) . As understand a result above 12 is good I was getting results between 10-20 depending on the variety mainly the results were 16-20 is this...
  5. Villagefarmer

    Humic Acid Granules and DAP

    Has anyone used Humic Acid granules with DAP when applying DAP as a starter fertilsier. Any thoughts
  6. Villagefarmer

    Leaaf Tissue Sampling

    Thank you for your advice. I'll hopefully have some results back next week. How many times would you test during the growing season?
  7. Villagefarmer

    Leaaf Tissue Sampling

    Hi I'm keen to take more leaf tissue samples of my crops this spring ( wheat. S Barley and s oats) not sure when I should start?
  8. Villagefarmer

    Soil washing away

    True there is natural soil ersion on the East coast near me which has been happening since the last ice age but the silt that clogs up the Humber and our IDB I believe comes from cultavated farm land with little or no ground cover either from trash or plants to hold the soil particles together.
  9. Villagefarmer

    Soil washing away

    Shocking isn't it. This satalite image sums it up well seeing how much soil the uk is loosing I believe its around 2 million tons of top soil per year
  10. Villagefarmer

    Surface Trash and pre ems

    Here’s an image of our oat stubble drilled with wheat
  11. Villagefarmer

    Direct/Strip-till drilling photo gallery

    Costello wheat drilled at 350 seeds on the 23rd of September with a Mzuri
  12. Villagefarmer

    Surface Trash and pre ems

    Hi All, Sorry if this has been covered before. I've planted wheat into spring oat stubble and there is alot of surface trash even after the Mzuri has been through it. Whats peoples views on pre ems? The field is reasonable clean with some BG and a view wild oats here and there. Talking with...
  13. Villagefarmer

    Spring oat storks!

    They are dry the picture shows what I have taken of the cleaner. The sample I have in the shed looks very clean now but there is alot of waste due to the storks
  14. Villagefarmer

    Spring oat storks!

    no didnt know you could get one? who sells them
  15. Villagefarmer

    Spring oat storks!

    No it hasn’t germinated. The picture is of the stuff that is coming off the cleaner not the sample off the heap. Ours is as going to Morning Foods to 🙄
  16. Villagefarmer

    Spring oat storks!

    Hi We grow spring oats for the first time this l was very pleased with the yield I thought perfect 👌. However I’m now having issues With the little storks on the grains. Is this a variety this , incorrect combine settings or just the year? Any help greatly received
  17. Villagefarmer

    Controlling slugs by straw harrowing?

    only started raking last year but we raked our osr stubbles 4 times on warm sunny days and we little slugs problems with the following wheat crop. I'll repeat the process this year and see what results I get. Plus the rake does a good job on volunter osr plants when they are small
  18. Villagefarmer

    Glamping pod /shepherd hut

    Ours does www.littleotchan.co.uk
  19. Villagefarmer

    Audio Books for this summer

    Hi Jack Yes it is I've read that one unfortunatly
  20. Villagefarmer

    Audio Books for this summer

    Hi each summer I try and listern to one or two audio books whilst sat on the combine. Can anyone recommend regenag, no till, soil health related books? Jonathan
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