1. 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...
  2. S

    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.
  3. 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
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    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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
  10. 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...
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    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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. A

    Does planting Trees actually deliver carbon capture

    A letter in today's Scottish farmer. If this doesn't work, could someone provide a better link. And could someone provide a precise of the salient points?
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    Please teach me about ad

    Hi, as a dairy farmer (500) I’m acutely aware of the need to look at be better all the time, ridiculously not really to do with the food we produce but more how we do it. inevitably we produce quite a bit of waste, [email protected], reject feed, feed waste from silos etc, we also use a fair bit of...
  18. Kryten

    Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme

    I've had a letter from Western Power about the above, about generation owners being required to change their 'Loss of Mains protection' and the fact I may be eligible for funding to make statutory changes. Does anyone know what this means to me and my 40kv solar array?
  19. Eden.Agri.AD

    Why the Hate for AD?

    Genuine Question.. Why is there so much hate for AD? Especially from within the Agri community? I'm involved in AD compliance and I do encounter quite a bit of hate about the whole AD industry. All AD plants within the next few years over here in N.I will be operating under a waste management...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Order early to secure preferred maize seed

    Written by John Swire Farmers planning to grow maize next year should consider placing seed orders well in advance to secure their preferred variety, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons advises. Peter Brundle The crop has seen increasing demand over recent seasons and this year there is the...