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    Situation Vacant Skilled Arable Operator - Stamford (Near Peterborough)

    Skilled arable operator required on 600ha farm on Lincolnshire/Cambridgeshire border to the east of Stamford. Cropping includes cereals, sugar beet, OSR and beans Requirements: Full UK Driving Licence Telehandler, PA1, PA2 and PA4 S+G qualifications Experienced machinery operator with...
  2. D

    How late glyphosate before crop emergence?

    Anybody any experience of applying glyphosate post drilling and had a problem due to it catching the emerging crop? I have done a couple of acres of beet as a trial just before the seedlings break through the surface in a particularly weedy patch so I guess I’ll soon know but just wondered if...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Expansive soil benchmarking project to be rolled out across NI

    Written by Rachel Martin An innovative soil sampling pilot incorporating LiDAR data is likely to be extended across the whole of Northern Ireland to provide a baseline for future environmental programmes. LiDAR is a method for determining ranges by targeting an object with a laser and...
  4. Adeptandy

    S Oats or S Linseed

    Between the devil and the deep, have Oats and Linseed to drill, but a field of OSR that was destined to be sprayed off has got to the stage its now worth keeping. So need to cut one of the crops areas. As I've grown neither in the past its a coin toss unless the collective wisdom of TFF can...
  5. ollie989898

    Looking For Work Seasonal tractor driving/machine operator- Somerset/surrounding areas

    Thirty-something dude seeks seasonal work ideally Somerset or surrounding areas but would consider commuting or living away if accommodation available. Diligent and utterly reliable. Available Mid April until End September. Experience of cultivations, trailer work, telehandler, muck...
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    Sustainable Farming Incentive - Pilot Information (including PAYMENT RATES) To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
  7. Farmer Roy

    Tenant or landowner ?

    Hey As an Australian, it’s something that I’m not that familiar with & probably don’t have a good grasp on, but reading TFF it seems that a lot of farm businesses operate on leased / rented land ( owned by the Duke of Westminster, or the C of E or some other massive aristocratic landowner )...
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    Know it's miles early. What's he collectives thoughts now CTL has passed on. Is Iodus (Laminarin?) any use on Septoria and Mildew (plenty of peatground) or is it a case of Folpet with fingers firmly crossed? In the West so Septoria is the main target.
  9. Tim G

    Herbal ley seed

    Looking to establish a field as a herbal ley. Cotswold Seeds seem to be the most 'marketed', are they good mixes or are others better?
  10. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – A strong root for carbon commerce

    Written by cpm Download PDF A carefully managed programme of cropping, cultivations and complementary activities is helping a Kent farming business sequester impressive amounts of carbon. CPM visits to unearth the business opportunity this holds. Agriculture should be at the forefront of...
  11. CPM RSS

    Green schemes – The agronomic sense in going green

    Written by cpm Download PDF Agrii and Hutchinsons have both launched major new initiatives designed to help growers address the challenges and opportunities coming through in new environmental policy initiatives. CPM find out what’s on offer. There’s a massive knowledge gap that exists between...
  12. CPM RSS

    Carbon farming – Focusing on the bigger picture

    Written by cpm Download PDF As agriculture moves closer to 2040, CPM takes a look at both the biggest allies and greatest challenges of the machinery sector when it comes to achieving Net Zero. I think the idea of having large, heavy, 200hp tractors going forward is limited. By Charlotte...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Versatile John Deere tractor and Michelin tyre combination boosts farm efficiency

    Written by William Kellett Investing in three identical John Deere 6250R tractors, capable of carrying out almost any task and equipped with the latest Michelin AxioBib 2 VF tyres to reduce soil compaction, has been key to improving operating efficiency for Bedfordshire-based Bedfordia Farms...
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    Has anybody any experience on using liquid gypsum? Any benefit? Worth the money?
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    Entrade, Environmental Offsetting and Trading

    We have been approached through our local FWAG people to see if we are interested in getting involved in this. In a nutshell it would appear that we as farmers would agree to do certain things at the farm level e.g over wintered cover crops, hedge row work, fencing water courses, and various...
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    Sequesting carbon

    Ok after listening to a podcast today Aussi ranches are requesting carbon for microsoft, so can anyone fill me in on how to get hooked up to a company ho would pay me for the "use of land" to sequester carbon in the uk. I see big business banging on about how kind to the environment they are...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Free early bird tickets on offer for Cereals 2021

    Written by William Kellett Cereals 2021 is offering free early bird tickets for visitors who register before the end of March, enabling people to finally look forward to a physical event. “Times are uncertain, and we wanted to provide farmers with a no-risk way to put the event in the diary...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Cereals offering free early bird tickets

    Written by Lydia Turner Cereals 2021 is offering free early bird tickets to those who register before the end of March, in the hope of enabling people to look forward to a physical event. Event organiser, Alli McEntryre, explained the reasoning behind the free tickets: “Times are uncertain...
  19. Bald Rick

    Jaguar Land Rover all electric vehicles from 2025

    On news just now ...... JLR to stop making combustion engine vehicles and go all electric from 2025. Thoughts?