1. Zippy768


    Ours we be there end of next week I expect, especially when in warms up. No T0 and no disease about here. What are people thinking? SDHI? Anything will be partnered with Folpet.
  2. beardface


    So what's the odds on 2021 being the start of WW3. We've had floods, fires, disease now war.....
  3. S

    Spraying with a frost at night.

    Got some fungicide, growth reg and manganese to go on wheat and barley but keep getting -1 for a few hours early morning. I’m holding off at the moment, are people still spraying and do they have any bad scorching
  4. A

    Indoor lambing set up costs

    I know it’s a pretty expansive question but how many lambs do you think you save lambing a cheviot flock inside v outside. Trying to work out how long it would take to pay off the extra costs for lambing inside (eg gates, hurdles, feeders etc)
  5. Agriland RSS

    NSA welcomes launch of improved methods for controlling sheep scab

    Written by William Kellett The National Sheep Association (NSA) has welcomed the launch of a new initiative exploring a structured approach to controlling sheep scab – and looks forward to coordinating the work in southwest England. The NSA is just one of a number of partners involved in the...
  6. M

    Lump Sum Exit Scheme

    With the consultation due out on the exit scheme next week, is anyone interested in taking this payment and what would it need to be to incentivise you?
  7. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Agriscience Inatreq Active Approved in UK

    Corteva Agriscience Inatreq⢠Active Approved in UK 31 March 2021: Corteva Agriscience announced today that the UK has approved the registration of a product with Inatreq™ active. Univoq™ fungicide with Inatreq active, now approved for sale and use in the UK, is a new fungicide that offers...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Vets in Scotland launch 12 pledges ahead of parliament election

    Written by William Kellett A group of leading Scottish vets is calling on all candidates in the upcoming parliamentary elections to sign up to 12 pledges to enhance animal health and welfare, support the veterinary profession, and protect public health in Scotland in accordance with the WHO...
  9. W

    Prince Philip RIP

    Big loss to this country. RIP
  10. Agriland RSS

    Organic fertilisers found to reduce risk of foodborne pathogens on arable crops

    Written by Rachel Martin Research carried out in the U.S. has found that manure does not promote pathogen survival – and may even promote bacterial communities that suppress pathogens. The study, which has been published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology, follows other research...
  11. steveR

    Restricions on calves?

    Thought I would ask this here for a bit more clarification. Herself has bought a few calves this week for the first time in ages, one to suckle on a cow who had a dead calf, and a few more for luck :-) Popped to Shrewsbury and then bought them from Drayton... What set me pondering was the low...
  12. Old Tip

    Limousin Society

    I noted with intrest the recent statement by the chairman of the Limousin society re abuse of its staff on social media. I know there have been some strange goings on but didn’t realise it had got that bad. Being a board member and trustee of a few organisations it seems the folk with off centre...
  13. Y

    Contracted tendons in lambs legs - deficiencies?

    I've had a few this year that start off looking a bit clubbed but have got steadily worse instead of decontracting with benign neglect like they usually do. Is this linked to selenium deficiency/ white muscle disease does anyone know? Any suggestions? Its mainly the bottom joint so splinting is...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Understand biostimulants for best results this spring

    Understand biostimulants for best results this spring There are often mixed views about the value of biostimulants to arable crops, but work by leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons shows they can benefit wheat yields if the correct product is applied at the optimum time. Trials over several...
  15. B


    I have no experience of bvd, I’ve got 40 suckler cows and last year i had a few poor calves (unusual) and a few abortions, and 9 not in calf, it’s been suggested that this could indicate bvd. I’m interested in tag testing this years calves to give me an idea of if anything is going on. What...