Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland
On dairy farms, improving sward productivity is important, with good quality grass remaining the key to profitable milk production.
Grass is the cheapest feed dairy farmers have access to, with grass production on farms having an impact on farm...
Rt Hon George Eustice
2 Marsham St
London SW1P 4DF
Dear Secretary of State,
Re: National Food Strategy: open letter
We are writing to you reflecting widely different experiences and communities within the farming sector, to endorse the recommendations of the...
Do you think as time goes on each farm business will have to account for its carbon emissions in the form of tractor and equipment emissions as well as livestock and also that what is released by cultivations etc . At the moment looking at GENTLE FARMING'S system to start to get my head...
Our action to negate or slow global warming is clearly not going fast enough. I don't point the finger at the UK exclusively, we are far from the worst offenders, however in general, are we doing enough ?
Looking at Agriculture alone, currently social media is full of pictures of tractors...
What’s the best tractor you ever owned and reason. For me it’s a challenger 765. Bought by mistake in an online auction. While browsing thru auctions listing one morning at breakfast the wife asked if I was interested in buying it as I was looking over the pictures. My comment was it would be...
we were recently invited to tender for a block of land near us, although we were unsuccessful it showed that we needed a proper tender document with a professional layout, has anyone come across anything which they have used with success?
Written by cpm from CPM Magazine
With many different cultivation options on the market, it’s important to match a new purchase with on-farm objectives. CPM gets advice on cultivation decisions from the experts, as well as looking at some of the most recent launches. It’s important to stop, take...
Just sat pondering the dreaded blackgrass while I enjoy a Saturday morning brew. I have been trying to think of the way the weed grows throughout the season and if it has weakness? For the life of me I can't think what this weakness might be to even begin to exploit this as a means of control...
Hi I'm looking for something for this autumn starting from early October. I have a good amount of experience and work hard. I'm 23 years old, and have a full clean licence and teleporter ticket.
Experience includes, Bale handling, Potato store management, quality checks on incoming potato's...
Experienced Tractor Driver required from early July to mid September.
Main duties to include corn carting, cultivations, maintenance and some hedge cutting.
Competitive rates of pay dependant on experience.
Valid full driving licence required. Certificate for telehandler operation would be...
We are still looking for someone to carry out cultivations this summer. Driving JD 9RX. Accomadation available. Based in in East Yorkshire. July through September/October.
Either message on here or call on 07912117057
Written by William Kellett
Most farmers will dig a hole to assess their soil health, but it’s not often they get the chance to literally get below ground to assess the impact of different crops on soil structure.
However, at this year’s Cereals Event (June 30 – July 1) in Lincolnshire, farmers...
Cover and catch cropping may work well for many managing lighter and erosion-prone soils but for those on heavier and more difficult ground they remain very far from the answer to any sort of maiden’s prayer
The right covers managed in the right way can help structure even the most challenging...
A position has become available for a Tractor Driver on a modern, forward thinking 2000 acre arable farm in East Norfolk with a focus on potatoes.
The role will be predominantly tractor based, consisting of varied tasks including relief spray operations, cultivations and compost spreading...
We have a vacancy for an experienced tractor driver to join our family farm for harvest 2021.
- Grain carting
- Assisting with grain store management
- Mid-July to mid-September
- Harvest experience
- A full clean driving license
Future smallholder from West Wales here. I plan on buying a smallholding in the near future with my partner. We are based in West Wales and will probably buy something fairly small (3-5 acres) to keep a couple of sheep, chickens etc. If we take to it, really enjoy the lifestyle - we will...