1. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    New bedding conditioner - Eazybed PRO

    A new bacterial bedding conditioner which can help improve the cubicle environment, cow comfort and welfare, has been launched by Lallemand Animal Nutrition at TotalDairy. Speaking at the launch, Lientjie Colahan, animal environment products manager at Lallemand Animal Nutrition, explained that...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Tickets Go on Sale for Biggest Dairy-Tech Event in its History

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Discounted tickets are now on sale for Dairy-Tech 2022, shaping up to be the largest in the event’s history. More than 80 new products are being launched, and almost 300 exhibitors have stands booked, making it the biggest show yet. Taking place on...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Müller confirms 2ppl January farm gate milk price increase

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Dairy farmers supplying Müller who meet the conditions for Müller Advantage will receive a milk price of 32.00ppl from 1 January 2022, a 2.00ppl increase. Müller Advantage aims to improve supply chain collaboration, herd health and reduce...
  4. Farm Business RSS

    Calm before the storm for dairy profits

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business While the latest analysis of Promar Farm Business Accounts shows the year to March 2021 to be a better year for dairy farmers, the company warn that profits are likely to come under increasing pressure in the coming years. Farm Business Accounts (FBA)...
  5. Y

    Corn/grain maize in uk?

    Fascinates me how corn is now grown for grain in so many areas it never used to be, Just curious how much is grown in Uk for dry grain? In my area in Ontario(canada) corn for grain wasn't even a popular thing before 2000ish neither was soybeans but now they make up a big chunk of the crops in...
  6. C

    Cattle wintering wanted

    Any of you dairy farmers sold the cows and taking in cattle for winter.? If so please get in touch I’m looking for somewhere.northern England Thankyou
  7. jacobl741

    Rispoval intranasal application

    Going to be doing the calves with intranasal for the first time, picked it up from vets and they’ve sent a load of syringes with it, is it as simple as get a dose and fire it up the calves nose? Or do you need one of atomiser ends on the syringe really? Cheers
  8. Seth470

    Diet Feeding Beef Cattle.

    Starting to use our diet feeder a bit more, just want to know what people are putting in. Haven access to Silage, Straw, Hay ,barley, brewers grain and spuds.
  9. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    How to maximise variable silage cuts

    Maximising milk from forage will be at the forefront of minds this winter and effectively managing silage at feed-out to balance inconsistencies between cuts will be key to success. Inconsistencies in silage between cuts can present a challenge at feed-out and have a notable impact on rumen...
  10. S

    Start up costs sheep

    I am looking to very start off my experience with sheep. I'm looking to try and find a local shepherd to impart some knowledge, and once I've gained enough experience start my own small flock, perhaps numbers of 10-20 to start things off. What start up costs would I be looking at? How many...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Starbucks partner with Arla to help farmers reduce emissions

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Starbucks and Arla Foods have partnered to develop a three-year pilot with the aim of producing an industry-leading blueprint to help reduce emissions associated with dairy production. The pilot, which will begin development in January 2022, will work...
  12. S J H

    Who's joining me?

    Just had the red tractor inspection, I sadly haven't passed so won't be able to sell stock at the premium. I failed on health plan, health and safety plan, haven't got a needle certificate and when the dog was wormed. The whole thing has become an utter joke. BVD testing is recommended now, so...
  13. P

    Suckler cows &straw

    Feeding our cows straw and molasses just now as short of silage. Not something tried before. How long before they need to go back onto silage? Galloway & shorthorn cows, newly weaned & housed, calving April/May.
  14. Farmer mk1

    Paper waste and sewage sludge

    Hi, Does anyone use the paper waste for field nutrients. We have some land and there isn’t any body to the land, it ploughs like dust and just levels it’s self easy so want to put something back in to get some body in the land and can get paper locally and sewage sludge locally aswell so...
  15. S

    Rent minefield.

    Bee looking at a 10yr fbt Cumbria good bulidings house shabby needs lot of work done land lord is making a good contribution rest is for tenant to sort out. 150 acres grade 3 slowly permeable seasonally waterlogged reddish fine loamy soils. In short heavy in winter. know the area so half a...
  16. Defra Farming

    The Farming Investment Fund launches today

    The Farming Investment Fund launches today Written by Gordon Jones I’m pleased to say that the Farming Investment Fund launches today. This £27 million fund provides grants to farmers, growers, and foresters (including related contractors) so that they can invest in the things they need to...
  17. Janet Hughes Defra

    New Farming Investment Fund launched today

    Afternoon all - we've launched the farming investment fund - info here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/farming-investment-fund Here's a blogpost explaining what's changed and how we've improved the scheme based on learning from previous schemes...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser – as it turns out, Ireland is awash with the stuff

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland It’s hard to get away from the fertiliser debate taking place across the island of Ireland at the present time. Over the weekend just past, I listened to the latest Tillage Edge podcast from Teagasc during which crops specialist Ciaran Collins –...
  19. Anymulewilldo

    Drilling Maize

    Long story short, been offered 160acre farm very close. All seems right. Only catch is they want me too work and drill the 6acre of maize cover crop for the shoot there. The bloke they had before was useless, half the crops never got drilled and if they did never got sprayed or fert. Result is...
  20. jackstor

    Taking out shuttered wall

    We’ve got to take out 6, 15ftx8ftx 10inch shuttered walls. Don’t really want to peck them out incase it’s rattles the shed to bits! We got a price off a pro to cut them out but think we could do it a lot cheaper ourselves (may regret this 🙈). Could use a stihl saw but it’ll be to cut from both...