agronomist

  1. teslacoils

    T2

    So, T2 has always been the big spend. Is this Revystar the complete dogs danglies? Because £45/ha gets me a lot of other chem.
  2. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  3. beardface

    Summer grazing cover/forage crop

    Anyone grazing sheep on annual summer cover crops? Thinking a mix with say rye, ryegrass, 2 or 3 annual clovers, phacelia, vetch and a brassica with regrowth could be a good mix. Stock it at over 5 ewes and lambs to acre rotational grazed. Could be a good alternative arable 'crop' with benefits...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Scottish growing sector faces pros and cons due to mixed weather

    Written by William Kellett Following an exceptionally dry spring in 2020, many were hoping for a more ‘normal’ spell of spring weather in 2021. However, the weather over the past month has been predominantly dry for most, along with being exceptionally cold, with the Met Office provisionally...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Trials officer wins highly respected BASIS award

    Written by William Kellett Trials officer and trainee agronomist at Procam, Jodie Littleford, has been awarded the esteemed Barrie Orme Shield for excelling in the BASIS certificate in Crop Protection. Although a new entrant to the agricultural industry, Littleford secured a placement at...
  6. Sprayer 1

    Spring barley poor germination,

    Anyone else experienced poor germination this spring when dd with the simtech? Thinking it may of been because the soil was cold at drilling. Anyone else found this?
  7. Brisel

    Getting field data to the agronomist

    How do you do this when your agronomist turns up to walk the farm? I'm thinking of previous applications, rates, dates etc. I have nearly 200 field under my control, so I can't remember everything & whilst I spend most of the day with the agronomist ad can recall most of the information, I'm not...
  8. Phil P

    Winter wheat T1 2021

    Ok, what are your plans for T1? Back in April when it was looking like another drought I was thinking keep it cheap! However we’ve now had A LOT of rain and 90% of the wheats are looking like they have some good potential. So, my and my agronomist thoughts are to go with a more robust T1 His...
  9. D

    Black grass 2021

    Up until now we have not had a problem with black grass. But one field seems to have got away on us. It’s first wheat after osr and would expect it yield about 10t/ha. There is not enough grass to effect the yield but too much to pull by hand. The area is about 12ac which would be about 4% of...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    Brand new agriculture podcasts

    Written by Lydia Turner Three brand new podcasts from Lewis Business Media have hit major streaming sites in recent months. With monthly episode releases, special guests and news round-ups, the podcast topics have something for everyone. Pigs Today Pigs Today is brought to you by Pig World...
  11. Hutchinsons News

    TerraMap Carbon - the UK's first Carbon Mapping Service now available

    TerraMap Carbon - the UK's first Carbon Mapping Service now available Hutchinsons launches TerraMap Carbon the first ever carbon mapping service to provide the most accurate baseline measurement of both organic and active carbon in the soil and is now available to UK farmers. Despite growers...
  12. Hutchinsons News

    Variable rate drilling more accessible than ever

    Variable rate drilling more accessible than ever Converting a standard land metered drill into a variable rate drill has never been easier or more affordable with the launch this spring of a new variable drill conversion kit, Omnia E-Seed. Developed by leading crop production specialists...
  13. redsloe

    Late wild oat spray.

    I sprayed some of my wheat with it's T1 last week and added 0.1l/ha moddus grudgingly. It's now looking more scorched than I would like to see and now I'm faced with the decision as to whether to add topik I think for wild oats in with the T2 when the time comes or leave it. Normal treatment is...
  14. W

    Wages for employee

    Hello everyone. I’m looking for some advise please.. I was on the books two years ago on 9.50 a hour, after working all the hours under the sun it worked out on my overtime I was taking home 5.80 a hour after my deductions. I spoke to boss and said this ain’t fair why would I work extra to take...
  15. Farm Business RSS

    Terramap Carbon – the UK’s first Carbon Mapping Service now available

    Written by John Swire Hutchinsons launches Terramap Carbon the first ever carbon mapping service to provide the most accurate baseline measurement of both organic and active carbon in the soil and is now available to UK farmers. Despite growers coming under increasing pressure to look at...
  16. B

    BPS 2021 - Temporary Grassland to Permanent Grassland and back again

    Hi All, Just doing my first BPS application (first for me, not the land parcels in question), and just want to check my understanding of the temporary grassland and permanent grassland rules. As I understand it: Temporary grassland can only exist for 5 consecutive years before it...
  17. Premium Crops

    Starane Hi-Load HL has been granted a new EAMU for BLW control in Millet

    Starane Hi-Load HL has been granted a new EAMU for BLW control in Millet "With the loss of Bromoxynil another BLW herbicide was needed" says Premium Crops Company Agronomist, Hannah Foxall,"Having fluroxypyr as a Post-Emergence option will enhance our control of; cleavers, knotgrass, black...
  18. Premium Crops

    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed

    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed Controlling weeds in winter and spring linseed will now be much easier with the approval of an Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU) registration for the maize herbicide Basilico. Manufactured by off-patent manufacturers Life...
  19. Cab-over Pete

    College options for a keen lad.

    Aye up, My lad is in his first year of a Level 3 Extended Diploma. He’s doing ok, really well in fact, good grades and we thought he was enjoying it. I know it’s been a difficult year for many kids, but he’s been lucky, really busy working on a local farm. He absolutely loves it and is there...
  20. steveR

    Late pre DD herbicide choice

    I am hoping to get my WB mixture and some Bumblebird mix in later this week now we have finally had some rain. :) I had a walk around yesterday and am disappointed at the outcome of 5l/ha of 360 generic with additive on some land used last year for similiar crop. Nettle and creeping thistle is...
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