1. Laggard

    Copper on spring barley

    Going to give the 2-3 leaf spring barley 2litres/ha manganese, is it worth putting 0.25litre/ha copper in or is it too soon?
  2. steveR

    Sheep profits??

    So Gentlemen/Ladies, what are all the huge profits (income anyway) from the buoyant sheep trade recently going to be "invested" in? More sheep Sheds Outdoor flock conversion (more sheep) Tractor/Handlers More sheep New kitchen?
  3. Wynnstay

    Grassland Nutrition

    Modern grass varieties have the potential to deliver superior yields and excellent feed values if managed correctly, with soil nutrition and pH being prioritised and maintained throughout the year. Before drilling a new ley, you need to understand the nutritional picture of the field. Ensure...
  4. R

    "You can't trust this government or it's advisors"

    "You can't trust this government or it's advisors". Dr Mike Yeadon, former CSO and VP, Allergy and Respiratory Research Head with Pfizer Global R&D and co-Founder of Ziarco Pharma Ltd, talks about his grave concerns about the Coronavirus jab I urge people to listen to this podcast: Dr Mike...
  5. Bald Rick

    Boat Race, Great Ouse, Cambridgeshire

    Just been watching the women’s race .. Very flat, pretty boring and wet looking albeit likely fertile And respect to the man watching off the roof of his combine.
  6. Chae1

    Another tragic farm accident.

    Be careful out there guys.:(:cry: It's not that important. BBC News - Woman dies in Aberdeenshire farm incident
  7. A

    Minerals and calving difficulties?

    Can a lack of any particular mineral be responsible for cows not opening up properly? I have had to assist both a heifer and a calved heifer in the last 24 hours despite not getting the calving jack dirty last year. Both calves had quite a bit of fluid in their lungs so don't think I was...
  8. B

    Boris the buffoon ?

    In a new book alan duncan (disgraced former mp ) calls boris a buffoon, I will leave this there
  9. Agriland RSS

    Maximising the quality of first-cut silage

    Written by Agriland Team Silage can never be as high a quality of forage as the grass from which it was initially made. and it’s important to maximise the quality of first-cut silage. This was the key ‘take-home’ message delivered by renowned forage specialist Dr. Dave Davies, during his...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    New QMS report reveals the potential of harnessing DNA to improve Scotch Beef PGI

    Written by John Swire Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched the findings from their Scotch Beef PGI Traceability and Performance project, which examined the potential of DNA testing for traceability and improving the performance of the Scottish beef herd. Established to research how QMS...
  11. Agriland RSS

    AHDB states that the sheep sector ‘is at a crossroads’ in its long-term outlook report

    Written by William Kellett The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) latest Horizon report has set the long-term outlook for the sheep sector in England. The report, tilted “Opportunities for the sheep sector”, explores the evidence on what the next ten years might bring and...
  12. Agriland RSS

    The threat of weeds now greater than at any time in human history

    Written by Agriland Team Using data from the world’s longest-running experiment – the Rothamsted Research Broadbalk wheat trial in Hertfordshire in the UK – the researchers found that, on plots where herbicides have never been used, yield losses to the threat of weeds have been consistently...
  13. E

    Help needed - In search of arable farm which uses sewage sludge application processes

    I am currently studying environmental science at Kingston University and for my dissertation project I am looking to assess the fate of sewage-sludge/biosolid borne micro plastics in soils. My research has shown that although sewage-sludge is filtered, some microplastics remain. I intend to do...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Reducing the carbon footprint of dairy cows

    Written by Agriland Team One environmental issue on the horizon is climate change and how dairy farms can reduce their carbon footprint. Brian Finch, an agri-environment advisor with the College of Agriculture Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) said: “With more environmental pressures on...
  15. icanshootwell

    Fertilizer a little lumpy!!

    20 to 30 years ago we never had this problem, every year now I seem to get several ton that lumps together in the bag, and I do drop the bags on their side to break the lumps which does help but some are to bad and this happens.
  16. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    How much wheat will E10 ethanol production use?

    On 24 February the Government announced the introduction of E10. Following this. A press release from Vivergo fuels outlined its intentions to produce ethanol from “early-2022”. The Hull based ethanol manufacturer had closed in 2018. In that time we have seen the volume of UK wheat used by the...
  17. W

    Recommend me a carbon product

    Can anyone recommend me a carbon product to mix with liquid fert, and then a second one for use with fungicides please. There are lots available but I am not sure whose marketing to believe! Thanks
  18. Agriland RSS

    NI to establish 2 arable Technology Demonstration Farms

    Written by Rachel Martin The hunt is on for two new arable Technology Demonstration Farms for Northern Ireland. The region’s demonstration farm network is led by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA). Technology Demonstration Farms will help CAFRE (the College...
  19. O

    Research into cubical cleaners

    As part of a university project, I'm looking in the views/thoughts of dairy farmers on a self propelled, walk behind, battery operated cubicle bed sweeper. I would also like to ask the thoughts of those who already use/have had experience with self propelled petrol/diesel powered (walk behind)...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Growers welcome ‘No’ vote on AHDB potato levy

    Written by William Kellett Campaigners against the compulsory Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) levy on potatoes have welcomed a conclusive ‘no’ vote, with 66.4% of voters opposed to the levy’s continuation. Lincolnshire potato and vegetable grower John Bratley said...