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Farming is 90% hard graft and 20% inherited nowse innit?
I “did” engineering and without that I’d be well n truly felled as an arable farmer, though my old man taught me more of that than uni. The agronomist specs the chemicals, I did PA1 and 2 and FACTS. I...
So some very impressive yields and prices being bandied about on the Combinable price tracker thread.
Is it premature to say it would appear 21/22 is set to be a brilliant year for UK cereal growers - asking for a friend...
Growing some rape again this year after not bothering last year and 2 disastrous years prior to that.this is land that was not drilled last year due to the wet and ploughed in April,disced and left.variety is aurelia and drilled at 3.16 kg ha.pick with dog was yesterday at 10 days and other this...
How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
Just had a letter from the Avon & Somerset police requesting that I cough up the name and address of a driver involved in an RTA in somewhere called Hinton Saint George.
Cited plate number is indeed ours. Unfortunately it belongs to a JD6215 that has never been further than Gwynedd.
The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
I would be most grateful for a view on when to spray off this lot of elyann:
Still green obviously, and primary tiller flag leaf still green. Not had them flat before, so bit of a salvage job.
Primary tiller grains are just about there, secondary etc are milky.
Written by John Swire from Farm Business
Agronomist & Arable Farmer and Farm Contractor & Large Scale Farmer, in association with BASIS, have established a prestigious new awards event – the National Arable and Grassland Awards.
The awards will recognise the UK’s fantastic growers and...
I have 90 hectares of AB15 legume mix to establish immediately after harvest.
I have my seed delivered and waiting in the barn.
Considering the late(ish) harvest and the fact that I am following spring barley, what establishment method should I use?
Laziness on my part, I left a ton of last years wheat in the bottom of a 20 ton kongskilde wooden drying bin. Started wheat other day and filled up the bin and put the fan on and loads of beetles or weevils have come out of the perforated side, little brown devils no more than 2mm length...
Written by cpm from CPM Magazine
Download PDF It’s often said that learning is best when put into practice and much has been learnt about potato desiccation over the past year or so. CPM talks to a couple of potato specialists who pass on what they’ve learnt from their mistakes using PPOs...
I am growing OSR this year on some ground that has had problems with charlock in the past. Apart from growing a Clearfield variety I wondered whether any one had some tips on how to control it, such as a weed wiper.