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  1. Bald Rick

    Government Policy towards net Zero

    Here we go: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uks-path-to-net-zero-set-out-in-landmark-strategy Suggested also that there will be "help" for livestock farms
  2. Agriland RSS

    LMC calls for single climate bill for Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, believes there is scope for politicians at Stormont to agree on a way forward, which allows for discussion on a single climate change bill for Northern Ireland. Specifically, this...
  3. Precision AG RSS

    Taranis, Albo Climate Form Partnership to Deliver Satellite-Based Carbon Credit Verification

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag The companies will jointly develop AI-powered remote sensing technology for soil carbon verification in row crops. The post Taranis, Albo Climate Form Partnership to Deliver Satellite-Based Carbon Credit Verification appeared first on PrecisionAg...
  4. Boysground

    JD not up to standard

    I am very disappointed according to this nice letter from Transport for London my 6250R is not going to be clean enough for the ULEZ Mrs Bg was going to use it to go and see her dad. JD buck your ideas up…., Bg
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Better genetics: The key to livestock emissions

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Improving genetics is the key to reducing farmers’ carbon footprints and maximising efficiencies, according to research by ABP. At a time when the livestock industry is under intense pressure to reduce its emissions, the firm’s research has shown that...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    N2 Applied receives 15 million euros in EU grants

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business N2 Applied has raised 15 million euros in investment grants from the EU, amidst fierce competition from many of Europe’s most innovative companies. The grant is funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC). EIC’s mission is to identify and support...
  7. Steevo

    Why won’t Brits pick vegetables for £30 an hour?

    Why won’t Brits pick vegetables for £30 an hour? Agricultural wages are rising sharply, but farmers struggle to find staff. How hard can the work be? ByHelen Chandler-Wilde17 October 2021 • 5:00am News Headlines News stories personally picked just for you Sign up Last year, with the pandemic...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Farmers’ chance to invest in future of livestock production

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business British farmers are being given the chance to invest in the future of livestock production, diversifying their own income streams while accelerating the drive to sustainable supply chains. Breedr, the free herd management app which is transforming the...
  9. Precision AG RSS

    Carbon Credits: Patience Will Pay for Farmers

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag While the carbon credit market is young, it’s important for farmers to keep their data in a standardized, independent repository. The post Carbon Credits: Patience Will Pay for Farmers appeared first on PrecisionAg. Continue reading on the Precision...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at the present time. In addition, the excellent weather conditions are helping to extend the 2021 grazing season in a...
  11. N

    Can increasing soil carbon also increase soil CO2 back into atmosphere?

    Finally decided to sit down and try and get my head around 'banking soil carbon' and the whole soil C sequestration thing. We are trying to increase soil organic matter (OM) levels for all the positive benefits that go with that - better soil structure, better drainage, better nutrient cycling...
  12. Henarar

    Fertilizer price a good thing for farmers ?

    Would it be a good thing for farmers in the longer term if the global price of fertilizer was high, say around £1000 per ton ?
  13. Direct Driller Magazine

    Could living mulch be the ‘holy grail’ of arable farming?

    Could living mulch be the ‘holy grail’ of arable farming? Written by Pete Williams from The Soil Association A team of six farmers is trialling growing a living mulch under cash crops – if they’re successful, they say the practice could eliminate the need for artificial inputs, cut costs...
  14. Still Farming

    Earthshot prize

    Cutting edge views to save the planet. https://earthshotprize.org/ Awards ceremony on BBC 1 now.
  15. Direct Driller Magazine

    Farmer Focus – Andrew Jackson (July 2021)

    Farmer Focus – Andrew Jackson If you are reading this article, I will assume that you may well be at some point in the journey of Regenerative Agriculture. Although I have always been a passionate farmer, trying to become a regen farmer has enhanced my love of farming at what could be...
  16. Direct Driller Magazine

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes

    Nuffield Catch Up – Mark Dewes Mark is a farmer and agronomist from Withybrook in Warwickshire. After starting with ADAS in 1996 and working with NIABTAG, AICC and Agrii he was awarded a Nuffield Scholarship to evaluate the role agronomists play in stewarding pesticide use. Think of...
  17. topground

    SFI Pilot Agreement contract.

    Set out below is the text of the agreement DEFRA expect me to sign to be part of the Sustainable Farming Incentive Pilot (SFI Pilot) Agreement with my details omitted. The poll is for fun (perhaps) DEFRA expect me to sign this without knowing what the payment rates will be over a three year...
  18. Direct Driller Magazine

    Opportunities in the forward-thinking world of regenerative farming

    Opportunities in the forward-thinking world of regenerative farming. Written by Thomas Gent from @Gentle Farming The Gentle Farming system will produce the first carbon offset certificates in the Autumn. The buyers can see a portfolio of local farms or those that reflect their needs. Gentle...
  19. MX7

    Jeremy Clarkson's Sunday Times Magazine "Farming" article

    Some may find this entertaining, but a very serious article as well. If someone can scan the original article on to here please do
  20. Direct Driller Magazine

    From ‘No Hope in Heck’ to Regenerative No-Tilling

    From ‘No Hope in Heck’ to Regenerative No-Tilling Ian and Dianne Haggerty are using the concepts of “Natural Intelligence Farming” to build a regenerative enterprise focused on zero tillage, livestock integration and biologically sourced inputs that boost their soil resources and...
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