animal feed

  1. 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...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Farm trials to investigate how seaweed could lower livestock emissions

    Written by Rachel Martin Dulse (or seaweed for the uninitiated) has long been a delicacy enjoyed in Ireland. The tradition can be traced back more than 1,400 years to the writings of St. Columba, but climate change research about to begin on the island could soon see our cows enjoy the salty...
  3. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    UK oat stocks to rise as exports drop off

    We wrap up our week focused on the UK market with oats, the UK’s fourth largest combinable crop. We started with barley on Tuesday, covered rapeseed on Wednesday, and wheat yesterday. Total oat availability in 2020/21 is estimated at 1.16Mt. This is down 4% from 2019/20 due to smaller opening...
  4. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  5. Agriland RSS

    £2 million Covid-19 support scheme announced for potato growers

    Written by Rachel Martin Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced further information on the £2 million financial support package for potato growers. The package has been granted in response to the significant reduction in demand from the hospitality and foodservice...
  6. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Domestic rapeseed; from net-export to net-import

    This article is the second in a series this week on changes to crop fundamentals ahead of the third release of the AHDB balance sheet on Thursday. In this article, I am going to discuss: The domestic outlook for OSR in 2021 – looking at production, imports and consumption. The supply & demand...
  7. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    UK barley; what's changed domestically?

    This article is the first in a series this week on changes to crop fundamentals ahead of the third release of the AHDB balance sheet on Thursday. Barley markets have turned increasingly tight in recent months, with prices rising as a result. This is reflective of the short supply of grains as a...
  8. Steevo

    Red Tractor - Mass Balance

    Just read about this new requirement for a calculation. I’m not sure how they think farmers without a weighbridge will be able to estimate accurately the amount of crop that comes in from the field. Is this them getting worried that farmers will start selling 10/20% as non-assured off the...
  9. Bury the Trash

    Speaking out for Small farmers.

    https://thefarmingforum.co.uk/index.php?threads/small-farms-have-a-huge-role-to-play-in-our-sustainable-future-charles-prince-of-wales.346859/#post-7580667 Good for him i reckon.
  10. Greythundercloudys

    Wo value 2021.

    Yes after getn a letter saying animal feed is going up by 20£, to around 300£ a ton, it's not so bad as wool is going to be 15 a kg for 2021, probably the same as 1921. Can wait for that cheque coming in September, it will buy one breeding sheep probably.
  11. Will Blackburn

    Maize 2021

    Could be disappointing, I have one light field in with stronger land waiting for dry weather. I could have drilled a month ago but soil temperatures were very low, I'm not seeing any evidence yet that we missed a trick as nothing is showing for earlier sowings. It looks very likely that some of...
  12. Cowabunga

    Farming going down with hardly a whimper...

    Worth the effort to listen to this sensible commentary to the end.
  13. shumungus

    Spraying Docks and associated weeds on grassland.

    Been quoted £110/£120 per 5l of Forefront. what mixes out there would do the same job for less money. What is that like as a price for Forefront?
  14. Johnnyboxer

    Australia Free Trade Deal?

    UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks UK farmers sound alarm over Australia trade talks https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-57157094 Could be trouble ahead
  15. Sid

    Simply ban the use of Brazilian Soya

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56989711 Instead of writing a strongly worded letter get some balls and ban the use of it in animal AND human food. If I get an issue I am sure the line" well I wrote them a letter" will see me right!
  16. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    The IGC increases total grains production for 2020/21 but stocks remain tight.

    Last week, the International Grains Council (IGC) released their latest global supply and demand forecasts. 2020/21 Total grains production for 2020/21 has been increased by 2Mt compared to last month’s release and is now forecast at 2,226Mt. This increase was largely driven by higher maize...
  17. Henery

    Mouse plague in Aus....... what a mess.

  18. Farm Business RSS

    Farming insects for sustainable feed

    Written by John Swire Farming mealworms to produce animal feed in the UK could be a sustainable and nutritionally valuable answer to environmentally damaging imports of soya, according to Entec Nutrition. Packing more protein than steak, mealworms are rich in amino acids, minerals, fats...
  19. Farm Business RSS

    CBD oil is a multimillion pound industry but UK farmers must destroy their crop

    Written by John Swire In 2010 UK consumers spent £300m on Cannabidiol (CBD) products, which are promoted widely as a legal means to relieve pain, lower inflammation and decrease anxiety without psychoactive effects. However, all CBD oil sold in the UK is imported, as although UK farmers can...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    CBD oil is a multimillion pound industry but UK farmers must destroy their crop

    Written by John Swire In 2010 UK consumers spent £300m on Cannabidiol (CBD) products, which are promoted widely as a legal means to relieve pain, lower inflammation and decrease anxiety without psychoactive effects. However, all CBD oil sold in the UK is imported, as although UK farmers can...
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