1. Jim G

    Ford Ranger - Oil dilution

    Hi all, I was just after a few opinions regarding a problem I've got with my Ford Ranger. I feel like the dealer and Ford are taking the mick, but I aren't getting anywhere. It came up with a "Powertrain malfunction / reduced power" message in July, so took it to the dealer who said it needed...
  2. Spudie

    Washing sprayer

    What’s best to wash out tank and lines when putting sprayer away for the winter? Just sprayed Crystal and would like everything cleaned inside before I put it away. Cheers
  3. Steevo

    Bandur Herbicide

    Anybody used this before?
  4. W

    Who actually runs the Nfu?

    If the office holders are effectively part time on a reduced hour contract who is actually behind the scenes pulling the strings and making the decisions the office holder then publicly talk about?
  5. CPM RSS

    Blackgrass survey – A piece of the puzzle

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Though some growers may have won the battle, there’s still a war waging against blackgrass for many. CPM looks at some of the main challenges and addresses how IPM should be an important part of the game plan in a recent survey with BASF. When it...
  6. davidroberts30

    Fungicide use V crop biomass

    Just wondering about this Say for example I had a cereal crop that would yield 2ton of grain and 1 ton of straw per acre Would it require half the fungicide compared to a 4ton crop and 2ton of straw?
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Fruit Focus returns to Kent this summer

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Fruit Focus 2021, the premier event for the fruit industry, will open its doors to physical visitors on 21 July 2021 with no restrictions. “We have been monitoring the exit strategy after Boris Johnson’s announcement on 22 February to end lockdown...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Fendt upgrades machines and collaborates with rivals

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Fendt has reinforced its commitment to bringing digital technology to all aspects of agricultural machinery use, while also revealing developments within both the company and its range of equipment. Overall, senior management is pleased with the sales...
  9. Precision AG RSS

    Bosch, BASF Smart Farming Joint Venture Gets Global Green Light

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag Smart Spraying intelligence delivers precise weed identification and management. The post Bosch, BASF Smart Farming Joint Venture Gets Global Green Light appeared first on PrecisionAg. Continue reading on the Precision Ag Website...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    LEAF Open Farm Sunday continues to drive public engagement with farming

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Following a year in which LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) has encouraged thousands of people to join virtual farm tours across the country, the sustainable farming organisation has reported that over 100 farms opened their gates on 27th June for...
  11. Brid @ ADAS

    Share your thoughts on crop rotations

    ADAS is conducting a short survey to understand the benefits that OSR brings to a rotation and how factors, such as the loss of the basic farm payment, ELMs, loss of active ingredients and climate change, are likely to affect the most profitable sequence of crops in future rotations. We would be...
  12. CropTec

    Arable Weed Week is live!

    Arable Weed Week to shine a light on the future of sustainable weed management Through a series of live events, discussion and debate, Arable Weed Week will showcase the latest thinking and best practice on weed management in the context of the changing political and environmental agenda...
  13. L

    Worsening blackgrass/ryegrass problem.

    I'm in my fifth year of strip tilling following a more traditional plough/power harrow based system. I had some decent results in the first few years but the last two wet autumn /winters have not been so great. My main problem is the blackgrass is getting out of hand, I don't think my...
  14. Precision AG RSS

    AGCO Enters Into Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration With Bosch, BASF Digital Farming and Raven

    Written by Matt Hopkins Targeted spraying technology can provide a significant reduction in herbicide use in growing crops and fallow ground, as well as night and day applications. The post AGCO Enters Into Targeted Spraying Technology Collaboration With Bosch, BASF Digital Farming and Raven...
  15. W

    Blackgrass chemical attack

    I know there’s another general BG thread but this is just a particular question about chemicals. Basically what are your ‘chemical’ approaches to BG. We aren’t doing a proper job so looking for ideas please.
  16. T

    Ally max rainfastness

    Got caught out spraying this morning when the rain came an hour early. I was spraying spring wheat with Ally Max SX, hurler (fluroxypyr) and some trace elements. Obviously the Ally was the main product I was worried about. Officially rainfastness is 2 hours. The leaves were dry and the sun was...
  17. teslacoils


    So, T2 has always been the big spend. Is this Revystar the complete dogs danglies? Because £45/ha gets me a lot of other chem.
  18. Agriland RSS

    Amazone, Bosche and BASF reduce herbicide use by 90% with new sprayer technology

    Written by Justin Roberts Amazone is trialling a new smart sprayer, which its claims can reduce herbicide use by up to 90% through the use of jointly developed software capable of sorting weed and crop plants for individual treatment. The digital system has been developed as part of a...
  19. Richard III

    BASF Selontra rat bait. Anyone tried it, or have a view on it? I don't think there are resistance issues to the usual anticoagulant baits on our farm yet, I'm more interested in if it is safer to raptors or not? TIA
  20. MX7

    European Countries Winter oilseed rape yield data sources?

    Out of interest, I have been trying to find historical , winter oilseed rape yield data from European countries , on the internet with out much success. Any suggestions how I might find the information would be useful? If any particular countries average rape yields are consistently above the UK...