1. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  2. Bogweevil

    Beet growers have a neonic seed treatment for 2021

    Statement on the decision to issue – with strict conditions – emergency authorisation to use a product containing a neonicotinoid to treat sugar beet seed in 2021 Published 8 January 2021 Contents The process for assessment and decision-making The requirements for emergency authorisation The...
  3. moretimeforgolf

    Sencrop accuracy

    Anyone else struggling with a Sencrop rain gauge. I’ve had mine for about 3 months, it’s level and free of debris yet I’m certain it’s inaccurate. Take last nights rain, old fashion rain gauge reads 25mm but Sencrop tells me 17mm. On other occasions it’s been raining yet Sencrop says 0.0...
  4. Wobblebox

    Is there a new CSFB dressing on the horizon anytime soon?

    Don’t want to get anyone’s hopes up. A couple of years ago I think I remember reading an article in the farming press that Bayer (or could be someone else) reckoned there would be a CSFB dressing on the market within a couple of years, yet nothing since. Is it likely to expect one in a couple...
  5. U

    Share Portfolio 2020

    Just received my brokers report on my share holdings for the year 2020. Across the board reading of my mixed portfolio is that I am about 20% DOWN from this time one year ago. Considering turmoil during 2020 am happy,as it could have been much worse.
  6. Goggles

    Quiz Questions.

    It’s my turn to produce the questions for the rugby club’s fortnightly quiz. I promised them a farming round. Any suggestions, bearing in mind there aren’t many other farmer types involved?
  7. B

    There was a time before Roundup?

    so what happens when roundup, glyphoshate becomes useless ? the weeds that are continually sprayed, ie blackgrass become resistant to it ? we learn over the years that wonder products that are used all the time to treat things such as antibiotics, wormers, rait baits etc, by using them the very...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Beware of rodents attacking precious straw stocks

    Written by John Swire Rodents are out in force again this year and with nationwide straw shortages, farmers are being urged to protect already scarce straw stocks, so they last the winter. Ken Black, national account manager at Bayer, says the poor 2020 harvest means there needs to be a...
  9. CPM RSS

    YEN 2020 winners announced

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham The winners of the annual Yield Enhancement Network Awards for cereals and oilseeds have been announced, after the awards ceremony went online for the first time last week. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Held in conjunction with the Croptec Show and hosted this...
  10. B'o'B

    FT get leaked speech...

    Link to a Finacial Times article about the government plans for subs over the next few years 😢 Apparently they have been leaked the speech George Eustice is going to give on Monday Click here -
  11. andybk

    Small drench gun , decent make

    The old 2-3ml drench gun has given up today , well fell apart (used mainly for young lambs and cocci so only want small doses ) went to MVF to get another and none (auto syringes) they have have a drench nozzle with them , any recommendations where else to look ?
  12. Precision AG RSS

    BlockApps Launches Agribusiness Blockchain Network ‘TraceHarvest’ Following Success with Bayer

    Written by Matt Hopkins TraceHarvest Network enhances food quality, safety, and sustainability by bringing supply chain efficiencies, transparency, compliance, and stewardship to ag products. The post BlockApps Launches Agribusiness Blockchain Network ‘TraceHarvest’ Following Success with...
  13. xarvio

    Xarvio™ – Field Manager

    Simply Smarter Crop Production The new digital approach to growing your crops and identifying risks early on. For your smartphone or as a web application. Based on 25 years of experience in producing crops. Download the app for free here By your side from seeding to harvest Field...
  14. F

    Winter beans post em herbicide

    Beans have beaten my pre em spray. I'm mad with myself. Drill guy told me they were in 6 or 7 inches. Turns out it's nearer 3. Went to have a look today with a view to spraying tomorrow and there's 40 -50 % emerged. Gonna drop the kerb but I'm tempted to go with the clomazone. Agronomist seems...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Women in Food and Agriculture announces December Digital Festival

    Written by Agriland Team Women in Food and Agriculture (WFA) has announced its Digital Festival will take place on December 8 and 9, 2020. The online global event will address how to make a positive impact on gender diversity in food and agriculture. Over two days attendees will gain access...
  16. Chris F

    New Crop Protection products

    As part of Farm Compare, it has a basic lookup for crop protection products to allow you to lookup products and find equivalents. We get this data from the HSE. What I didn't realise is how fast this data changes. over the past 17 months we have been monitoring the list, there have been 346...
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    Agronomy app

    I've been trying to get Bayer's agronomy app down load PNA android phone with no luck has anyone managed it.
  18. phr49

    Beet yields 2020

    How are we finding early yields did see some optimism on FWI site saying yields better than anticipated ........?!BS predicting 10-15% reduction in yields as an average . Had a colleague lift a fair tonnage Norfolk way with a disappointing 18 t acre adjusted . Not looking forward to lifting...
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    Death Throws of No Deal

    As the clock winds inexorably down to deal or no deal, and the EU showing ZERO signs of “bricking it”, as the loyal TFF Brexiteers expect, the U turn preparations have begun in earnest. Barnier of course recognises the shift from dogma, to bravado, to realisation, and latterly to panic! As an...
  20. CPM RSS

    Emesto Prime stays for potato planting in 2021

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham The Chemicals Regulation Division has announced the final sale and usage of Bayer’s Emesto Prime DS will be Jun 2021, meaning growers will still be able benefit from the treatment next year. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Earlier this summer Bayer informed the...