animal feed

  1. Farm Business RSS

    New Holland NutriSense nutrient analysis technology helps farmers make informed decisions to market their crops more profitably

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Farmers are constantly looking for ways to do more with less: improve the quality of their crop while optimising the use of inputs, preserving the health of the soil and reducing the environmental impact of their activities. It’s a delicate balancing act...
  2. thesilentone

    When is the time to confront the elephant in the room ?

    Our action to negate or slow global warming is clearly not going fast enough. I don't point the finger at the UK exclusively, we are far from the worst offenders, however in general, are we doing enough ? Looking at Agriculture alone, currently social media is full of pictures of tractors...
  3. D


    There you go. The nice Mr Dimbleby has set out how you need to stop your cows destroying the planet. Bring them indoors and fit methane capturing masks. Well done to the NFU. Top job you have done there in explaining why cows are part of the solution not part of the problem. Methane...
  4. Yellow Trousers

    Mass Balance sheet

    WTF is this ?? How can I get it done by tomorrow 11am?
  5. Chris F

    National Food Strategy

    I see the Nation Food Strategy due out next week has been leaked to the papers. Write up in the Times today. Aims - "break the junk food cycle" Headline - "Free fruit and Veg planned for the poor" Mentions for eating Algae instead of meat. A "meat tax" is not going to be included, but...
  6. P

    Burning Grain in Biomass Boiler

    Although not currently allowed under RHI , going forward when this subsidy expires I wondered how different boilers perform on burning Grain ? I know the Guntamatic will happily burn cereals , any one had experience of the ETA Hack in this role ?
  7. H

    Scotland to "lead the way" ?
  8. Raggy

    Continuous Flow Dryer Settings for Beans.

    I'm familiar with the settings I need to take anything from 1% to 5% out of Wheat, Barley or Osr. Both quickly or slowly. But don't know what to go for when drying Beans, as I have never put them through before. Can anyone give me some comparative figures? Some guidelines? Obviously it's...
  9. ADAS

    Roadmap to accelerating insect protein in UK feeds published

    Why are alternative proteins needed? The production of crops for animal feed is having a considerable impact on the environment in several important growing regions around the world. Animal ... Continue reading...
  10. Exfarmer

    AF Bio mass

  11. Agriland RSS

    Devenish launches new venture to capitalise on Omega-3 technology

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Northern Ireland headquartered agri nutrition firm Devenish has launched a new entity in partnership with a Canadian supplements firm to capitalise on its Omega-3 technology. The new joint venture, Humanativ, which will be based in Meath, Ireland...
  12. D

    Red Tractor

    Are there any alternatives to rt? Anything in the pipeline? Can’t be healthy or possibly even legal for one private company to have a monopoly in the farm assurance market? Nothing wrong with a bit of healthy competition. The only people I can see worrying are the rt management and employees...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Growers urged to consider alternatives amid claims of propionic acid shortage

    Written by Rachel Martin The Ulster Farmers Union has called on the Department of Agriculture to offer workshops advising on alternatives, amid claims of a propionic acid shortage. The apparent shortage in supply has been caused by delivery problems at two of the largest global...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Farmers invited to have say on ABCB Agriculture Strategy

    Written by Rachel Martin Farmers have been invited to have their say on a Northern Ireland council’s pioneering Agriculture Strategy. Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough (ABCB) Council is currently in the process of developing an innovative Agriculture Strategy – and help is needed...
  15. cb387

    Burgers made from chaff - what will they think of next

    ‘Chaff-burgers’ made from wheat waste ‘could be on the shelves within five years’ The boss of Quorn hopes to develop a way to ferment the leftovers and turn them into a protein to be forged into food products ByJoe Pinkstone20 June 2021 • 7:00pm Eight billion tonnes of chaff are made globally...
  16. Farm Business RSS

    Anpario updates on half year performance

    Written by John Swire Anpario plc, the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for health, nutrition and biosecurity gave an update statement at its Annual General Meeting. Chief executive Richard Edwards made the following comments: “The Company has delivered...
  17. Agriland RSS

    NWF Agriculture celebrates 150th anniversary

    Written by William Kellett A leading national manufacturer of ruminant animal feed, NWF Agriculture, celebrates its 150th anniversary this Saturday, June 5. NWF Agriculture was established as the Cheshire Farmers Supply Association Ltd on June 5, 1871. 47 years later in 1918, the Cheshire...
  18. Jsmith2211

    oat milk

    Been having a think about diversification and ways in which we could add value to stuff we can grow. Perhaps oat milk is a good way to do this? Oats are easy to grow and do well on our heavy clay soil, only problem is i have no idea what machinery you need to make it on any kind of scale or how...
  19. N

    How long do you spend preparing for RT audit?

    OK I know theres been a hundred threads about RT but..... Is it just me, or does the preparation for a crops audit take un reasonable time and effort. Saturday Afternoon, and today will be spent on 8 hrs of paperwork. Over the year, i have tried to work out the time required, which i now...
  20. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Prices higher despite positive US maize conditions

    The latest USDA crop report was published yesterday. The report shows the condition of wheat and maize crops at 30 May. Maize crops overall in the US are considered to be in a very strong position, with 76% rated “good” or “excellent”. This is the strongest position for maize crops in week 21...