1. spark_28

    Lambing later, which tup?

    Looking to push half of my ewes to a later lambing next year. Say lambing from the 10 of may. Want to go terminal and if I have to hold onto the lambs and sell them after xmas. Will hopefully be able to fatten them up inside myself to push them on. I'm thinking beltex, easier lambing and...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Dow Shield® 400 controlling weeds in game cover crops

    Written by John Swire Game cover crops for shooting and wildlife and wild bird seed mixtures need careful management, starting with reducing the weed population which will help their establishment. This can be challenging, as often there are mixtures of different crop types established in the...
  3. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  4. Courier

    The UK can feed itself ……

    Just been listening to Today on Radio 4 (between 8:30 and 9:00) where the head of some think tank or other is using French based thinking to suggest that the UK will be able to feed itself sustainably going forward growing, amongst other things more nuts and using ruminant animals. Have a...
  5. Bury the Trash

    Speaking out for Small farmers. Good for him i reckon.
  6. D

    transplanting veg plants into stubble by hand

    I'm in a bit of a situation in that I've 18,000 veg plants, growing like crazy & its too wet to plough, till & plant. What would happen if I planted them by hand now into last years cereal stubble?
  7. Direct Driller Magazine

    New Analysis aims to Unlock Soil Health

    Written by Dan Robinson from Eurofins We have created new soil tests that will help farmers and agronomists understand their soil in a more detailed way than ever before. The tests have been launched in the UK and Ireland to provide chemical, physical, and biological insight, offering farmers...
  8. RobertTheEngineer

    Research on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  9. ADAS

    National Cabbage Stem Flea Beetle Management Study Extended

    This year’s study is designed to build on last year's results by comparing and contrasting farm experience under last autumn’s generally better crop establishment conditions to provide increasingly ... Continue reading...
  10. Barleycorn

    New Animal sentiant laws thanks to Boris' squeeze

    Jump to content My Feed Exclusive: Animals to have their feelings protected...
  11. H

    What the hell is going on?

    Why is it illegal for me to go to my friends house 2 miles away yet you can visit family in India? Or go there to get married? Over a year of restrictions the government expects us to live by yet they let people travel round the world and threaten us with new variants which could put us back to...
  12. Gordy1

    High Cholestrol

    Had a cholestrol test the other day & was told it was on the high side 6.9 where 5 is normal, was thinking about buying a metre so I cloud keep check as I try to get it down just wondering if anyone has ever bought one that can be recommended as there are a lot of different ones on the market...