1. Danllan

    US internal repression to come?

    Two rather concerning things in one; firstly that the Supreme Court should 'leak' and, secondly, that something so well established for nearly fifty years has a genuine chance of being struck down. :(
  2. Agriland RSS

    Dual wheels to make a comeback?

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Dual wheels were, at one time, all the rage with tillage farmers, as the appreciation grew that the increasing weight of ever more powerful tractors was starting to damage the soil structure. The tractor manufacturers responded with bigger wheels and...
  3. An Gof

    Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse in government for farmers ……. Neil Parrish

    What a sad state of affairs, looks like we will lose our best ally in Government
  4. Agriland RSS

    Mineral series: Do your cows suffer from Pica?

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Mineral Series in association with Terra NutriTECH In the last few weeks there has been a surge in reports from farms of cows eating stones, soil, plastic or any other random object they can find. While these cows may appear healthy, this behaviour can...
  5. JP1

    Harry Billinge RIP

    I know it's not agricultural but I feel it deserves wider coverage than in Off Topic
  6. Brid @ ADAS

    Free entry available for Oilseed, Pea and Bean YENs

    Hope it's ok to post. For the Yield Enhancement Network (YEN) this year, we have several sponsors interested in covering the cost of entry for oilseed, combinable pea, and bean growers. This means you may be able to become a YEN member for free this year. There are multiple benefits to being a...
  7. V

    Would an app for immediate soil analysis be useful for you?

    Hi everyone, I developed with a colleague the prototype of an app that uses satellite data, digital photography and machine learning to get automatic soil analysis reports. It's called VirtuaCrop. We are now looking for feedback from potential users! The idea won the stage 1 of the myEUspace...
  8. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  9. TeaBread

    Battery barn vs Village NIMBYs- help

    Im calling on fellow TFFers to help stand against the village idiots and all the lies they are spreading about our planning application for a battery electric storage system . If any of you have come across the Not In My Back Yard types and wand to push back again their rubbish, then please add...
  10. Agriland RSS

    LMC: Red meat sales from NI to rest of UK total £1bn

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The Northern Ireland Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) has completed its activities for the 2021/2022 financial year, indicating that red meat sales from NI to the rest of the UK amount to £1 billion. The LMC generates an annual turnover of...
  11. Jackov Altraids

    How does feed for livestock affect those commodity prices?

    I assume that livestock farming has its origins in being able to convert the non-edible plants into food, to make efficient use of summer surpluses and be a food supply in winter and to eat any waste while their waste had many uses. I recently asked my feed supplier how much of the concentrate...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Opinion: Calculating the value of conditioning

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland We all know that conditioning accelerates the wilting of the crop in the field, which in turn increases fermentation and reduces transport costs, and it is therefore a good thing. However, what we don't appear to know much about is the precise...
  13. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    The Sustainable Farming Incentive

    Farmers in England are experiencing probably the most rapid period of change that any of us have known since accession to the EU back in 1973. With the removal of Direct Payments, and the phasing in of the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS), farm businesses will need to change and...
  14. Agriland RSS

    SFI will fall ‘far short’ of offsetting direct payment losses – AHDB

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) in its current form will fall far short of offsetting expected direct payment losses, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). AHDB’s latest Horizon report examines in detail the...
  15. Agriland RSS

    GB milk production could fall by 605,000L – AHDB

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Great Britain's milk production could fall by up to 605,000L (5.3%) over the 2022/2023 season, according to new analysis by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). Investigating the potential impact of issues facing agriculture at the...
  16. R

    UK Food Security - A Fork in the Road

  17. DanM

    Winter Wheat & Barley Wholecrop

    Do the above make good wholecrop silage? Do people use fertiliser, fungicides etc as per a crop taken through to combining? We’ve just taken on some ground with 50acres of each and trying to consider best options for them, as had to buy the growing crop.
  18. Agriland RSS

    Farmland values reach six-year high – Strutt & Parker

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Agricultural land values in England have reached their highest level since 2016, according to analysis by Strutt & Parker on its Farmland Database. The database records the details of all farms, estates and blocks of publicly marketed farmland in...
  19. GOV.UK RSS

    Six-year programme of flood protection work exceeds targets after £2.6 billion investment

    Six-year programme of flood protection work exceeds targets after £2.6 billion investment Written by Defra Press Office There has been widespread positive regional coverage of our publication of the assessment of the 2015-2021 flood and coastal defence capital investment programme –...
  20. 7

    Contaminated land with liquid AS did this used to be called sulf 8 ? a by product of aspirin manufacture or something anyone know whats happened ?