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    Solid digestate Spreading

    Is it any good for grazing ground and is it worthwhile ?
  2. Eden.Agri.AD

    RT Outers - Divert Your Eyes

    So it's became very clear to me that there is 2 reasons why farmers don't like RT and assurance schemes- 1) They don't like the compliance and paperwork - Understandable it's not for everybody and it doesn't make you a better farmer. 2) Their not getting bang for their buck via premiums- Totally...
  3. S

    Sheep breed change for outdoor lambing

    Hi, Currently running around 450 mules and texel/mule ewes which I mostly put to beltex and Charollais/beltex rams in Northern Ireland. All lamb indoors in March. Thinking of trying a different breed to lamb outside in April and was wondering what I should try. Currently thinking of Romney or...
  4. The Ruminant

    Basic tractor questions

    What are the rules and restrictions when towing with a tractor? I’ve an old Ford 4000, what’s the maximum trailer weight I can pull with this and is there a length restriction? What about brakes? As a separate and even more basic question (I’m a true dog & stick farmer..) what harm does leaving...
  5. principal skinner

    Andrew Blenkiron

    As per poll. He wants to insult us, then let’s take the fight right back to the board and show them we are not naive, miss understood or back stabbers but we will stand up and be counted when needed.
  6. Great In Grass

    Barenbrug more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation

    With more than a century of knowledge and experience in grass innovation, meaning you'll be dealing with a company that understands grass, so you can rest easy with the knowledge that a quality product will be delivered for you. About Barenbrug UK HISTORY Established in the UK in 1983...
  7. principal skinner

    Skyfall drilling this week

    Looks like we MAY get an opportunity to drill later this week, push on with Skyfall h/s and in stock or switch to sp barley or oats? All in stock and ready to go, I think stick with Wheat for another ten days max. Thoughts please
  8. Greythundercloudys

    Foot n mouth, 20 years ago today.

    Think it the anniversary today, where does the time go.
  9. CPM RSS

    British Sugar support package will “do nothing to retain growers”, says NFU

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham British Sugar’s new ‘Beet Package Plus’ has been publicly criticised by NFU Sugar, with the board saying it will “do nothing to retain growers”. Charlotte Cunningham reports. In communications to growers, British Sugar announced a new support package – ‘Beet...
  10. T

    Virus Yellows Control in the Absence of Neonicotinoids - Sugar Beet

    Dear All, I am currently studying in my final year at Harper Adams University. For my HRP (Honours Research Project)/dissertation I am focusing on 'Alternative Strategies use to Control Virus Yellows in the Absence of Neonicotinoids'. Due to COVID we were encouraged to build surveys as our...
  11. Agriland RSS

    ‘British Sugar package will do nothing to retain growers’ – NFU

    Written by William Kellett National Farmers’ Union (NFU) Sugar board chairman Michael Sly has responded to the launch of British Sugar’s ‘Beet Package Plus’. He said: “For months NFU Sugar has expressed its concerns to British Sugar, and to the highest levels of AB Sugar, about the future...
  12. Farm Business RSS

    NFU says British Sugar package will do nothing to retain growers

    Written by Lydia Turner Responding to the launch of British Sugar’s ‘Beet Package Plus’, NFU Sugar board chairman Michael Sly said: “NFU Sugar in no way supports or endorses British Sugar’s ‘Beet Package Plus’ communication sent to growers this morning and does not believe it is anywhere near...
  13. B

    Molasses on straw

    Hi, I'm running out of forage for my sucklers but have barley straw, I'm going to get some molasses to pour on and feed the straw, how many litres of molasses do I need to pour on one large straw bale, and what's best application method etc? Thanks for any advice
  14. An Gof

    Machinery dealers/manufactures, have they lost touch with farming reality?

    Had a call from a machinery manufacturers rep suggesting that it might be a really good time to change my machine (telehandler). I explained that it was not on my “to do” list but that if the deal was right I might be persuaded. so the dealer rep turns up and we go through the process. I’m...
  15. T

    Sequesting carbon

    Ok after listening to a podcast today Aussi ranches are requesting carbon for microsoft, so can anyone fill me in on how to get hooked up to a company ho would pay me for the "use of land" to sequester carbon in the uk. I see big business banging on about how kind to the environment they are...