agronomy

  1. News

    Cereals 2021 will go ahead as planned,

    The Cereals Event will go ahead as planned on the 30th of June, despite the delay in the lifting of lockdown restrictions, as it will still comply with local and national legislative measures, organisers have confirmed. As an outdoor agricultural event, Cereals will not be affected by the delay...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Rat’s-tail fescue – another grass weed we don’t need

    Written by Richard Halleron Farmers in the UK are being asked to assist in a new study looking at the spread of rat’s-tail fescue, a grass weed that is already posing problems in France, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark. However, Rothamsted Research is confirming that the weed is now starting...
  3. Bogweevil

    WANTED: FARMERS SOUGHT IN FIGHT AGAINST NEW GRASS WEED

    Your chance to help DDers: Farmers are being asked to assist in a new study looking at the spread of rat’s tail fescue, a grass weed that is already posing problems in France, Switzerland, Spain and Denmark - and is now starting to take hold in England and Wales. Predominantly a threat in...
  4. CPM RSS

    Events Showcase – Variety is the spice of life…

    Written by cpm Download PDF A 20m soil hole, over 125 crop plots and the latest research on biostimulants will all be on show for visitors to this year’s Cereals Event. CPM finds out more. Sustainability is clearly on the agenda. By Charlotte Cunningham While last year’s virtual crop plots gave...
  5. Bigjon44

    T3

    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  6. CPM RSS

    Forward-thinking farmers – A crop you can rely on

    Written by cpm As oilseed rape hangs in the balance on many farms, one Suffolk arable business has a system, backed up with dependable genetics, that puts prospects firmly in its favour. CPM visits to glean some experience. The main aspect is that I have the confidence to continue with oilseed...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Farming is relearning what it forgot

    Written by John Swire The agricultural sector is returning to knowledge from more than a century ago, but with updated science and technology, says a co-author of The Agricultural Notebook. The Notebook, which is widely regarded as ‘the Bible’ for every agricultural student, farmer, and...
  8. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  9. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass Issues Mapped Out

    Identifying the spread and the severity of ryegrass will help to prioritise agronomic decisions on affected fields, advocates Syngenta grass weed specialist, Georgina Wood. Those decisions could include alternative rotations, more competitive cropping choices and how to prioritise farm...
  10. M

    Fund raiser for BYDV because I was told that it's a figment of my imagination

    As the title says ,,,,,.
  11. Agriland RSS

    NI study suggests slurry separation hubs could offer solution to nutrient surplus

    Written by Rachel Martin A study examining the potential of slurry separation technology has suggested the establishment of processing hubs in Northern Ireland could help the industry make better use of agricultural by-products. It could be one of a series of new ‘climate-smart’ technologies...
  12. A

    Drainage trencher

    Got some heavy ground needs a bit of drainage. No stones or rocks through any of it and I'm thinking a trencher might be the job for it rather than a 360. Any of you guys over here in N.I know anyone who runs a trencher for drainage work?
  13. Agriland RSS

    Beef webinar series to explore sustainable production solutions

    Written by Rachel Martin A beef webinar series focusing on improving sustainability within Northern Ireland’s beef industry is set to start tonight (May 20). The series of four webinars is run jointly by the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI), College of Agriculture, Food and Rural...
  14. 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.
  15. G

    Should AHDB charge a levy on imported grain?

    Was suggested earlier today in another thread. Thoughts?
  16. 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...
  17. Still Farming

    Spring sow oats weeds

    Sown oats , glysophate any weed flush before crop emergence. April drought conditions also killed lot of weeds in cultivation. Corn taking ages to come up snd now it is how behold the bloody weeds like redshank etc. Taking off? Any ideas as not much recommended?
  18. 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...
  19. G

    Large grain merchant gone under.

    Anyone else hearing this in scotland?
  20. Princess Pooper

    Importing sewage or similar 'fertiliser'

    Cautionary tale... suspect this is a big legal case. https://edairynews.com/en/dairy-farm-disaster-linked-to-liquid-fertiliser-86257/
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