1. Barleymow

    Might as well pack up

  2. Chris F

    Value of land

    Was think about this, particularly with relevance to what is happening in Wales where land is being bought up for tree's. Do we need a different model for this now? Fundamentally, is this land valued correctly now? Not in farming terms, but in it's value to the financial houses (the other...
  3. snarling bee

    Will there be ANY fertiliser available next year?

    Unless the Ukraine situation gets sorted in the next 6 months, will there be any fertiliser of any sort available next year, at any price? But then 5 t/ha wheat at £300, with much lower direct costs, might not be all that bad.
  4. CPL_Carbons

    Energy Now 2022 / Low Carbon Agriculture Expo @ NAEC Stoneleigh - 8th/9th March - Help with your Activated Carbon Requirements

    All For anyone attending this expo at NAEC. I will be here again this year, but only as a visitor. I will be wearing CPL Jacket/Branded Workwear to help me be more recognisable. If anyone has any questions/requirements about Activated Carbon - feel free to grab me for a chat. I Will be...
  5. jackrussell101

    The penny is finally starting to drop

    From the BBC...
  6. Strungup52

    Stop helping Putin

    European nations are funding Putin’s war on Ukraine. Stop buying Russian gas - Germany and Italy especially but many European nations. Don’t leave Ukrainians to take all the pain.
  7. Oxbury Bank

    Oxbury Bank: How the dairy sector is facing significant changes in the years ahead

    The dairy sector faces significant change in the years ahead, given a combination of the road to net zero, removal of Basic Payments and introduction of new environmental schemes. Throw in aging infrastructure, limited labour availability and the need for succession planning and there’s a lot...
  8. F

    The future of British Food

    Hoping not to open a heated, political discussion on this subject… just want your thoughts. What’s your prediction for the future of British Food? Will people buy more local/farm food? Will people not have a choice? Will imported food be the same price as British food due to increased...
  9. MX7

    Soil Carbon Tests/Testing.

    I believe that some farmers/ managers are having the soils on the land they farm tested for carbon content.(I know of one farmer who has had all the land he is putting down to a 5year scheme tested for carbon content, so that at the end of the 5yrs he can have it tested for carbon content again...
  10. 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?
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Carbon footprint tool to showcase at Stoneleigh

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The comprehensive tool for carbon emission calculation in agriculture will be exhibiting at this year’s live event, Low Carbon Agricultural Show, in NAEC Stoneleigh near Kenilworth this spring. Scotland-based Agrecalc, developed by SAC Consulting, the...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Projections for NI ag sector GHG emissions to 2030

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The agriculture sector in Northern Ireland is projected to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 3% in the 11 years between 2019 and 2030. These projections for the agriculture sector, published by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural...
  13. C

    Time to rip up stewardship?

    With the price of grain going through the roof and the likely hood of a world shortage of grain is it time for the government to be forwarded thinking and let farmers plant barley/wheat for one year only rather than birds seed and other stewardship options?
  14. JP1

    Can we hope food security has gone up the priority focus in the last week ?

    Will Government and others now concentrate on food security to the extent that UK production is recognised and protected ?
  15. Agriland RSS

    Stormont Assembly agrees key climate change legislation amendment

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Sinn Féin agriculture spokesman Declan McAleer has welcomed the acceptance by Stormont of an amendment to proposed climate change legislation for Northern Ireland yesterday (Monday, February 28). This amendment will see a strong focus on biogenic...
  16. Agriland RSS

    IPES: Food system reform needed to avoid ‘unprecedented hunger’

    Written by Rubina Freiberg from Agriland The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has called for a fundamental reform of food systems to avoid "unprecedented hunger", following a new report by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...
  17. Hutchinsons News

    A world first: Foliar fertiliser manufactured from recycled batteries

    A world first: Foliar fertiliser manufactured from recycled batteries ZM-Grow is the first zinc and manganese foliar fertiliser to be made from used alkaline batteries. Registered and approved for use in the UK for both conventional and organic farming systems, ZM-Grow is distributed by...
  18. Hutchinsons News

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems Farm trials provide an excellent test-bed for the latest tools and technology in real-world situations, but often results can be considered in isolation, potentially overlooking the complex interactions across farming systems...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    TerraMap Carbon - the UKâs first Carbon Mapping Service now available

    TerraMap Carbon - the UKâs first Carbon Mapping Service now available Hutchinsons launches TerraMap Carbon the first ever carbon mapping service to provide the most accurate baseline measurement of both organic and active carbon in the soil and is now available to UK farmers. Despite growers...
  20. Hutchinsons News

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand Hutchinsons is delighted to announce the addition of Hundayfield farm to its network of Helix regional demonstration farms. Owned by Nick and Liz Wilson, Hundayfield farm just outside York is the northern region Helix demonstration farm in...