1. A


    We have a large area of grassland for forage production. Some of it is grass following wheat of which I need to cut v early to remove the volunteers before taking a clean cut for horse production. Is it better to delay N application and hope the wheat grows faster than the ley or is it better to...
  2. A

    Small lorry

    Looking at price of used 4x4 pickups seem to be getting expensive. For what you pay they don't seem to last. Rust or engine issue. Does anyone use 7.5 ton lorries instead of 4x4s for general farm work. They seem to be a lot cheaper. Maybe better for towing also
  3. MX7

    Jeremy Clarkson Sunday Times Magazine "Farming" 23/1/2022

    I liked Jeremy Clarksons "Farming" article in today Sunday Times Magazine, hope you can all manage to make it larger so you can read it.
  4. FutureFarmer

    Spreading Sludge on fields

    Does anyone here have experience of spreading sludge (treated/untreated) on their land? If so, is there anything I need to be aware of? We're looking into this, primarily to help the grass grow, rather than using fertiliser.
  5. D

    New mid tier agreement?

    Anyone received a new mid tier agreement yet? Thought it started 1st Jan ? Not heard anything yet & know a few others the same🤷🏻? bit frustrating…..!! Cheers dh
  6. bobk

    So what if the fert price doesn't stabilise by August

    Houston , we have a problem ..........
  7. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: To plough or not plough?

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland 10 years ago, researchers at Harper Adams University in Shropshire in the UK set out on a long-term project to question the effects of machinery traffic and cultivation techniques, such as a plough, on the soil. A decade later, some concrete results are...
  8. daveydiesel1

    Electric cars long term owners

    Any1 been runnin a ev for 7+years? Did u have any battery problems and is a full charge not doin as many miles as when it was new? Also how many kw does it require to fully charge it and what miles is that gettin you?
  9. CPM RSS

    £25 million funding for high tech machinery on farms opens

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Farmers and growers in England are being urged to apply for up to £500,000 in Government funding to invest in cutting edge robotics and technology to boost food production, as part of the Farming Investment Fund. Grants ranging from £35,000 up...
  10. P

    Filling a satellite slurry lagoon?

    We are in the process of building a slurry lagoon (with cover!) which will be located on some outlying land and filled by slurry tankers (& then emptied by umbilical). So my question is - does anyone have any design suggestions as to how we fill it? Ideally we want to have a quick turnaround...
  11. D

    Rolling on tracks

    Do any of you use tracks for rolling, I mean in the spring on autumn sown cereals or even grass?
  12. CHAPs News

    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm

    New UK-India project to tackle fall armyworm Smallholders in India will be able to trial a new monitoring tool to assist in the fight against prolific crop pest fall armyworm, thanks to a recently launched international agri-tech project. Although native to the Americas, fall armyworm...
  13. Farm Business RSS

    Include incentive payments in telecoms rents, rules court

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Early Completion Incentive Payments (ECIPs) should be considered when assessing rent for telecommunications mast leases, according to a County Court ruling. In the case of EE Ltd and Hutchison 3G UK Ltd v R Morriss, D H Tayler and Pippingford Estate Co...
  14. beardface

    Invasion bets

    So what's people's bets at the moment. I'd wager a tenner on military escalation by end of next week.
  15. Defra Farming

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications Written by Gordon Jones At the end of last year, we published a manual on the Improving Farm Productivity grant, which is part of the Farming Transformation Fund. The manual explains what the Improving Farm Productivity grant is...
  16. Defra Farming

    Rolling application window for Farming in Protected Landscapes

    Rolling application window for Farming in Protected Landscapes Written by Kate Corfield I’m pleased to say that following feedback, we are moving to a rolling application window for the rest of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme. The Farming in Protected Landscapes programme...
  17. F

    Mid Tier Capital Claims

    Am I correct in thinking I can make multiple Mid Tier Capital claims, ie I can undertake work and claim for it in stages? I do not have to wait until all the work is done and put all my capital claims into one claim application do I?
  18. Agriland RSS

    £25m Improving Farm Productivity scheme opens

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Farmers and growers in England can apply for up to £500,000 in government funding from today, January 19, to invest in cutting edge robotics and technology to boost food production. The application window for the new Improving Farm Productivity scheme –...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser planning webinars for beef, sheep and dairy farmers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland AgriSearch, the Agri-food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) and the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) are joining forces to hold two Fertiliser Planning webinars on Wednesday, January 26, at 8:00p.m (dairy) and Monday, January 31...
  20. Bogweevil

    Beet neonics back Defra has today approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of a neonicotinoid pesticide treatment on the 2022 sugar beet crop in England only due to...