cover crops

  1. Cousins of Emneth News

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller

    Cousins introduce Crop Check⢠Crimper Roller Cousins of Emneth have introduced a new crimper roller with helical blades to roll, break and bruise cover crops ahead of the drill. Rolled down in the direction of planting, the cover crop forms a dense weed suppressing mat on the soil surface...
  2. DSV News

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV

    Expanding Wheat, Oilseed Rape & Maize Ranges from DSV New varieties of wheat, oilseed rape and forage joined DSVs established portfolio of wheat, OSR and cover crops on their stand at CropTec 2018. Weve got an expanding maize portfolio with a DSV variety now available for most situations, says...
  3. Agrovista News

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes

    Improve nutrient availability by feeding soil microbes An internationally trialled liquid carbon product that feeds soil microbes is helping growers to support nutrient-hungry crops and improve the efficiency of applied fertilisers. L-CBF BOOST™ contains filtered cane molasses and nutrients...
  4. Agrovista News

    Cover crops. A practical farm example

    Cover crops. A practical farm example The need to restore soil health, control blackgrass and reduce exposure to oilseed rape has resulted in a complete rethink over cropping and rotation on a North Yorkshire farm. Twenty years ago half of the land at Stephen Tuer Farms was in grass for dairy...
  5. Agrovista News

    Cover crops improve spring drilling conditions

    Cover crops improve spring drilling conditions Early season trial results show the benefits that cover crops have on spring drilling conditions and overall soil health. The trial is part of Agrovista’s Project Lamport site – a replicated research project that investigates the impact of...
  6. Agrovista News

    IPM champions aim to inspire renewed enthusiasm

    IPM champions aim to inspire renewed enthusiasm Three agronomy experts from across the country are encouraging farmers and the wider industry to take a renewed approach when it comes to tackling Integrated Pest Management (IPM). Antony Wade, John Murrie and Ollie Johnson were recently...
  7. Agrovista News

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site

    Agrovista ramps up soil studies at flagship trials site Agrovista has extended its Project Lamport flagship trials in Northamptonshire with an increasing focus on soil health to help growers overcome blackgrass and grow more profitable cereal crops Project Lamport was set up in 2013 to...
  8. Mzuri Ltd

    Dry Spring highlights clever drill design

    Dry Spring highlights clever drill design The Mzuri system is widely recognised as Europe’s principal one pass strip tillage system, unrivaled in cultivation, reconsolidation and seed placement accuracy. Ben Knight demonstrates why. As Mzuri's farm manager and knowledge exchange officer, I...
  9. Mzuri Ltd

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri

    Donât compromise this spring says Mzuri January 2020 Headed by farmer and engineer Martin Lole, Mzuri is a leading manufacturer of strip tillage seed drills that have been tried and tested on the company’s trial farm since its inception. Formally a conventionally managed farm heavily infested...
  10. H

    'Cutting the cloth'

    With escalating prices all round just wondered what (or if) measures are being taken by TFFers to reduce costs around the farm.?
  11. J

    Gypsum/Plasterboard Use - Noob Question!

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum. I run a national skip hire brokerage and also a waste transfer station in the south of the UK, so have relationships with lots of large and small skip companies and waste transfer stations. The cost for waste management at the moment is going through the roof...
  12. chester

    Smart potato cultivation system

    Would you like to : Save fuel. Reduce the number of cultivation passes. Reduce your reliance on weather. Make harvesting easier. Increase planting rate. Make management easier. We are achieving this on our own fields and I would like share it but would like to get some monetary reward from...
  13. Hilly

    Umbilical

    How mich would a basic set up cost me just a famrers set up . ? Pump pipe dribble bar , need out else ?
  14. unlacedgecko

    Sheep dairy

    Looking for one lambing in Oct/Nov/Dec using a Dorset. Want to buy bottle lambs. Long term relationship preferred.
  15. DrDunc

    TFF promoting carbon capture rip off

    Just received an email from TFF promoting a company who want to sell farm carbon credits to big industry. What a bàstard rip off company! Why are TFF promoting companies like this? On the company's website they give an example of the annual income expected from sales. The annual fee they take...
  16. chester

    Groundsel control

    Struggling with controlling groundsel, used Tribenuron last year at 30g/ha, seemed to work best when mixed with tebuconazole, so what adjuvants would have the same characteristics as teb? Is there anything else that would give more reliable control, don’t want to use Dff as I think it kills soil...
  17. Steevo

    Glyphosate - Bayer calls Force Majeure

    Just heard Bayer have called Force Majeure on their glyphosate contracts....! It's going to be a rocky ride ahead. With this and fertiliser prices it's looking quite attractive to fallow things next year.
  18. H

    Carrier/xpress/short disc

    Been looking around at the above machines. What’s peoples opinions please? We’re looking for something that will mix in cover crops in front of spring crops, do a light chit behind the combine and it’s mainly wet clay soil or it’s very cobbly if dry. The xpress seems very heavy duty and I...
  19. alomy75

    Wheat as a cover crop

    Thinking aloud now; how about wheat spun on a standing crop of (in my case, beans or wheat) to keep some living roots in the ground in that August to October period? I’m warming to cover crops but not to leguminous ones, ones that cost loads to buy or ones that could present as weeds in...
  20. Dman2

    Do cover crops count as a break crop

    Looking at dropping oats from the rotation, as they are the only reason we are farm assured. All wheat and barley goes to local farms or our cattle Plan is 2 wheats, a barley, followed by a cover crop then spring barley
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