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  1. richard hammond

    Why is this happening????

    I have today travelled from Spilsby to Cromer and I cannot believe how many fields of drilled cereal crops have had a pre-em applied in shocking conditions, the crops were obviously only just mauled in (and they look crap) who recd a crop which was likely to fail given the weather conditions to...
  2. richard hammond

    I like the new TFF layout!

    Well done to the team, as I am a tecky twit, I find this much better than before, also the mobile ap is much better,
  3. richard hammond

    What agronomists can say % of establishment methods

    I think this discussion should be Agronomist/ advisor led if they care that much about a sustainable system of food production. I will brave enough to say in rough figures a) 35% no till, b)35% strip till, c)30% high movement of soil, I feel its going the right way with my clients. What are...
  4. richard hammond

    The Best Film ever!!

    My choice is TAKEN! the best Dad film!!
  5. richard hammond

    What a waste of time and gross ammounts of money!!

    Well Teresa, you lost, thanks for trying , this has cost us all a bloody fortune, but the country said leave 900days ago so why have the Euro zone not helped us to leave if we are not important?? is it because we are IMPORTANT. Tell them to do 1 , and please lets leave with no deal, you will be...
  6. richard hammond

    Agronomist with a Drone?

    Is an agronomist with a drone a forward thinking chap or a lazy fella who thinks feet in fields is not the answer! your thought please would be appreciated! Is tech better than the experienced walker??
  7. richard hammond

    Can you help please!

    If OSR is cut at 30c is the moisture that a moisture meter reads what the actual crop moisture is, if the crop is cooled will the moisture reading rise?? are we not reading oil/moisture in OSR as actual water moisture?? sorry for being a bit thick.
  8. richard hammond

    Atlantis total failure, no sign on soft weeds!

    Has any body experienced total failure with Atlantis, I mean no sign of soft weed damage even on over laps, I believe even if weather was not right and every other variable I would atleast see something!! Having used Atlantis over many thousands of hectares since it hit the market I have never...
  9. richard hammond

    Why is Teresa always wrong!

    In my opinion she is the only person who will take us through BREXIT which is going to happen, Today BMW have said they will stay with us even after Brexit, enough of Brexit, Why is this leading woman wrong for having a holiday which other people do not agree with, I say when not at work if you...
  10. richard hammond

    Is Diane Abbot still poorly!

    I am sorry the lady has come back so quickly, I do feel she must still be ill poor sugars? , as she is still talking b-llocks,!!
  11. richard hammond

    Please help as I am a simple agronomist!

    Being very serious and obviously my lack of knowledge , why when a very active fungicide which is systemic has been applied just prior to flag leaf emergence have I not got a flag leaf with no cover for disease ,does systemic not mean it moves around the plant, and we use to be told triazoles go...
  12. richard hammond

    Are we missing a trick?

    With regards to the possible ban on glyphosate I feel we are missing a trick, lets call it Roundup instead of glyphosate, the public and our leaders in government understand Roundup and know what Roundup is," its that great stuff we can buy from the garden centre and kills all the weeds, why do...
  13. richard hammond

    Agronomic Advise Received!

    Firstly this is not an Indi /Trade argument, or a self promotion post! I feel as an independent agronomist I give advise free of any commercial agenda, including being part of advise groups etc. Most farmers look to use an indi to save money, is this always right?? If it is on the price of...
  14. richard hammond

    Who gives blood?

    Just asking, we all complain about things of monetary value, and discuss things we all think are important , but are we forgetting the fundamental things to do for "your mate" please just do it!!
  15. richard hammond

    Been at a meeting today!

    I have been at a meeting today where , the points we discussed were- How independent is your agronomic advise? (does your agronomist really care about your business) How are we as an industry going to get Joe public onboard? Who should be promoting the UK agric industry? NFU,CLA, or YOU!!(the...
  16. richard hammond

    Whos had mycotoxin tests done?

    sorry if I have missed question asked before! but who have got results from tested grain and whats it looking like, I think the results will local to me be low! after all the scare mongery earlier in the season, lets see..
  17. richard hammond

    From Cultivations to Harvest!!

    I am as guilty as anybody, but if we look back on advise given as wise words on the best thing to do to maximise production, and THEN we listen to how harvest is going for certain people and I wonder "were they wise words"? Your Thoughts please!
  18. richard hammond

    Did I see right this morning , France is having worst harvest since the second WW!

    If they are experiencing this as I am a go forward agronomist what have we gained in over 70years re actual agronomy, Sorry to bring it personal but my Dad who is 84years always said we have not gained an aweful lot over the years!! I may have read the headlines wrong! so I will apologise before...
  19. richard hammond

    Top Gear Again!!

    I do agree that Chris Evans was not right for the new top gear, but bloody hell I am getting fed up with the previous hosts looking childish over his demise! ps a bit like the Brexit losers,, whing, whing.etc. lets keep on subject Top Gear losers!!
  20. richard hammond

    Is Donald Trump a total a ??

    If you are totally honest what do you think to Donald T.! I personally think he a loony, but is he an answer to the worlds problems in a funny way!!

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