1. Barleycorn

    New Self Propelled Forage Harvester for a Farmer?

    We cut 800 to 1000 acres of silage a year. We have plenty of labour, regular and family, and are currently running a 1998 Claas 850. She is in good nick, on about 5500 hours, but we do have regular breakdowns, which involve 6 or 7 blokes watching and scratching their arses as it is mended. I...
  2. M

    Bps and corn prices

    Morning, It’s a constant thought and concern for me and must be for most others. We all start to lose SFP this year which will have a massive impact on a tenanted arable unit such as ours. yes we are diversified business but to unsustainably ‘prop’ a failing business model of arable...
  3. A

    Solid digestate available north Cambs south lincs

    Solid digestate available from farm fed digester using fym, rye and maize. delivery and spreading available. From £3/ton or swap for straw in the swath. 07723096328
  4. Agriland RSS

    Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

    Written by Agriland Team A biogas plant which will produce biomethane to power 10 trucks is set to go live in Northern Ireland in July, following a substantial expansion, Weltec Biopower has announced. The plant is owned by Northern Irish food logistics company McCulla Transport and is...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Arla Foods aims to become carbon net zero by 2050

    Written by William Kellett European dairy giant Arla Foods has set an ambitious science-based climate target of reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions by 30% in 2030, and has an ambition of becoming carbon net zero by 2050. With a strong focus on sustainability across the entire...
  6. Agriland RSS

    UFU not consulted on new energy plans for Northern Ireland

    Written by Agriland Team Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) deputy president David Brown has expressed concern that his organisation had not been consulted on the development of new energy plans for Northern Ireland. Earlier this week Stormont Economy Minister Diane Dodds launched a public...
  7. Seth470

    Ad plant.

    Looking into ad plants. And wondering what size I would need to feed 30 ton a day to it. Feeding Maize silage Grass silage and beet. Rough price on it. And how much digestate it would produce a day. how much It would make roughly.
  8. Lofty1984

    Sewerage dumped in rivers so according to this bbc article 400,000 instances in 2020 of raw sewage into rivers why isn’t there a public outcry about it as there is if a farm does it
  9. B


    seems very wrong to me, read that plans to build a very large solar farm covering a couple of thousands of acres north suffolk ,cambridgeshire area, what do others think ? i can see the point of covering large roofs such as warehouses or any roofs, i think that all this large scale new house...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    Neutrino impresses in real farm situations

    Written by John Swire Neutrino, a maize variety from German breeder Saaten Union, has successfully come through its first year of commercial on-farm use according to Peter Brundle, National Energy Crop and seeds manager at Hutchinsons. “Last year we placed Neutrino with a small number of...
  11. M

    Sustainable Farming Incentive - Pilot Information (including PAYMENT RATES) To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
  12. Agriland RSS

    NI hits new renewable energy milestone

    Written by Rachel Martin Renewable energy generation in Northern Ireland has hit another major milestone as reduced consumption during the pandemic allowed renewables to account for a greater proportion of the region’s electricity. A government report published today (March 4) has shown almost...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Video: Methane-powered tractor to enter New Holland range this year

    Written by Agriland Team New Holland Agriculture is driving forward its Clean Energy Leader strategy, with its T6 methane-powered tractor reaching the final stages of testing for “commercial availability” later this year. Carlo Lambro, New Holland brand president, explained: “We developed the...
  14. Johnnyboxer

    Which manufacturer to launch the first electric tractor

    John Deere or Agco badge? Which one will be first to market for retail sale ? Would you buy an electric tractor? JLR going all electric
  15. Danllan

    UK to join the CPTPP?

    The application to join is being made. Currently the organisation accounts for >13% of world trade and consists of Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. If we succeed in our application to join, the group's proportion of world trade...
  16. K

    Chicken muck carting and spreading

    Hello all, looking for more work for our two k2 spreaders we have a deal with a local poultry business for as much chicken muck as we like. Testing the waters to see if we could offer and deal to the arable farmers in our area of muck delivered and spread? Anyone know a ball park what to charge...
  17. Corteva Updates

    Latest results show very high yield potential for latest Pioneer maize variety

    Latest results show very high yield potential for latest Pioneer maize variety The 2020 results from the annual Pioneer Accurate Crop Testing System (PACTS®) trials show Pioneer’s newest hybrid, P7948, offers farmers impressive yields for both livestock forage and biogas production. For...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Latest results show very high yield potential for newest Pioneer maize variety

    Written by William Kellett The 2020 results from the annual Pioneer Accurate Crop Testing System (PACTS) trials show Pioneer’s newest hybrid, P7948, offers farmers impressive yields for both livestock forage and biogas production. For farmers looking for the best hybrid for favourable sites to...
  19. Corteva Updates

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well Maize is not the easiest crop to grow well in our temperate and unpredictable climate. But the popularity of this high-yielding crop has increased in recent times with advances in plant breeding supporting the needs of dairy farmers all...
  20. Wynnstay

    Maize Guide 2021 Available Now from Wynnstay

    The latest maize guide is available now to download from Introduction to Maize 2021 by Dr Simon Pope, Crop Protection Manager, Wynnstay Group PLC The UK maize area continues to increase and for 2020 it was estimated to be more than 200,000 ha. Cropping has increased across all...