1. H

    British Farming Union on TFF

    Who or what is behind this ? I just spotted the section where you can join up but no explanation as to who is organising it ......or am I behind the times ?
  2. MX7

    Moisture content of wood chip?

    What is the approx range of moisture contents of wood chip used in farm/ industrial wood furnaces that are used for indirectly heating greenhouses, warehouse , groups of estate domestic cottages/houses etc etc.
  3. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  4. Northdowns Martin

    What to sown as buffer next to ditch water way?

    Sorting out area of heavy land with ditches, looking at CS and wondering what works best. Aiming to go 3m around perimeter of whole field and 6m alongside a ditch. AB8 - flower rich margins has been suggested.
  5. Steevo

    ‘Rewilders’ and farmers lock horns over plan to cull 25,000 deer from Cairngorms National Park

    ‘Rewilders’ and farmers lock horns over plan to cull 25,000 deer from Cairngorms National Park Shepherds and hill farmers say the proposals are 'inhumane' and warn the push for natural regeneration of parkland could backfire ByDaniel Sanderson, SCOTTISH CORRESPONDENT19 April 2022 • 5:30pm More...
  6. R

    UK Food Security - A Fork in the Road

  7. D

    Pesticide Trade Names

    Nirvana : Nevada Centium : Centurion Max Recipe for disaster in my view. Don’t they check that similar sounding names aren’t already out there?
  8. bobk

    Which fungs for Septoria , T1 and T2

    Now Epoxi has joined CTL in the bin
  9. bobk

    Anyone growing crops with no fert ?

    Excluding organic boys , could be interesting
  10. Chasingmytail

    fogged headlights sanding method not working

    Got a Copart car in the workshop that has fogged headlights and advisory on MOT so following loads of youtube got the variants in sandpaper but its now worse. Tried all sorts to clear them now they look more fogged. What can I do as need to sell on.
  11. J

    10 in 7 milking + summer diet

    So, following on from my posts in all things dairy I'm considering 10 in 7 milking for a variety of reasons. As of now I think it could solve a lot of my problems, even as a temporary solution (may go back to 2 x a day in a couple of years time when I have enough cows to pay someone full time)...
  12. Badshot

    SFI pilot

    Well I have had it with this now. Emails still aren't coming to me direct, so I am missing some fairly important ones I think. The amount of nonsensical rubbish coming out is overwhelming, there's nobody listening to us when we ask questions, utter shambles. The rewards do not add up at...
  13. V

    Begging bowls again…

    Reading a thread about high fert prices and some farmers are asking for the government to step in and subsidies the price. Then another thread suggesting the government should help subsidies fuel prices. Farmers must get more government hand outs then a black single mother in a council flat with...
  14. CWS

    Ewes not doing at all.

    Looking for some advice. Wife's got a handful of zwartbles and this lambing has been a balls up. There's just no go about them, no intakes and not cleaning after lambing. There fit but wouldn't say fat. As soon as we brought them in they went off feed and haven't recovered. There adlib 1st cut...
  15. jed

    Rape straw biomass boiler

    Could anyone recommend a company to contact regarding the above .We chop the rape straw at the moment and I’m thinking maybe we should be using it to heat three houses currently on oil . Not sure this a viable option as I believe there is no RHi payment available. But would like to explore my...
  16. daveydiesel1

    Russian/ukraine war predictions

    What the general thought on will it escalate in more countries going to war or will putin back down? Any fuel price predictions?
  17. P

    Domestic Battery Storage

    I've a domestic 4 kw solar panel system. In summer I can't use a lot of the electricity and it goes to the grid. What are the options and recommendations for a battery storage system? Is there anything new in the battery storage pipeline worth waiting for? I'm thinking it would also make...
  18. Uk Ag Finance News

    Investment rises as confidence grows

    Investment rises as confidence grows Farming confidence has stagnated in recent years amid Brexit uncertainty, but investment plans are now starting to evolve, according to specialist lender UK Agricultural Finance. Co-founder Rob Suss explains: “Where there is political indecision, people...
  19. Corteva Updates

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape Oilseed rape growers are being encouraged to follow water stewardship best practice as the key period for controlling blackgrass begins across the UK. The application window for AstroKerb® (propyzamide + aminopyralid)...
  20. Corteva Updates

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb Corteva Agriscience will be providing weather data by postcode on their website and on Farming Online, as they have done in the past, but now with greater ease of access through their popular Arable App. Designed for both...