1. Arable Scotland

    Arable Conversations 2nd July - 5:00pm - Meeting the Challenges of Net Zero

    5pm Live Stream Arable Conversations: Meeting the Challenges of Net Zero Microsoft Teams Meeting Link: Join Here Please note that the maximum number of attendees for this session is 250, and entrants will be accepted on a first come first serve basis, however if you are unable to join you...
  2. Arable Scotland

    Arable Conversations 2nd July - 6:30pm - Alternative markets and new product opportunities’

    6. 30 pm Live Stream Arable Conversations: Alternative markets and new product opportunities Economists and food experts will discuss opportunities for the arable sector and the challenges in current markets. With the UK wheat crop already forecast to be significantly lower in 2020 should we...
  3. Arable Scotland

    Webinar Webinar - 2nd July - 1pm - New People, New Pathways

    Arable Scotland ‘Arable Conversation’ webinar – 2nd July – ‘New People, New Pathways – Routes into Arable Production and Alternative Crops’ Watch the Webinar on Catch up: This webinar aims to share lessons from those who have established innovative and alternative arable enterprises with...
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    Farmer stress management - some early study results

    Dear All, Some of you may remember taking part in an online survey examining farmer stress and stress management a few months ago. The student has now completed his thesis and was very pleased to recruit more than 150 farmers for his study (for which he gained an A-grade) - big thanks to all...
  5. TBF

    Fengrain Storage (275t) available to buy at a discounted price

    Due to a change in farming policy we have 275t of Fengrain Storage for sale at a discounted price. Please contact Simon Deacon on 07734 236484 for further details.
  6. KWS News

    Arena KWS Crop Plots Arena

    Crop plots are at the heart of Cereals! Located centrally within the event, the crop plots offer the chance to review new varieties and practices from a wide range of exhibitors. See not only the latest in breeding but also crop protection methods and soil management techniques. KWS UK has been...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Scottish arable farmers map out plans for recovery

    Written by Iain Hoey Arable farmers in Scotland have mapped out their priorities to reset, restart and recover as the country prepares for the first phase in easing lockdown restrictions. The National Farmers Union of Scotland has said that the industry will have to change and adapt from...
  8. Agriland RSS

    ‘Designer’ wheat variety bred to be for distilling than imported maize

    Written by Rachel Martin Rothamsted scientists have bred a type of wheat specifically to improve whisky production. The group’s lead researcher says this new wheat will reduce the processing problems, improve energy use and wear on pumps caused by using current wheat varieties. Dr. Rowan...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Scientists breed designer wheat for whisky distillers

    Written by John Swire A team of scientists from Rothamsted Research have bred a type of wheat specifically to improve whisky production. The group’s lead researcher says this new wheat will reduce the processing problems, higher energy use, and wear on pumps caused by using current wheat...
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    S barley

    Is it wise to put shortner on s Barley it’s growing well but it’s been and is forecast to stay dry for a while yet ?
  11. Clive


    On the basis that many commercial property tenants are asking for reductions or deferment of rents should we as farmers be asking landlords for the same ?
  12. B

    Please Explain The Logic of Growing Crops for AD Plants ?

    maybe im a bit naive, but i could see the point of say using waste food, rubbish or offal, to use to produce so called green energy ? but good quality arable land ? i say this because of the total faisco thats happening to my neighbours farm? guess who that is down here in raining essex?
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    Spring barley varieties tillering rate

    Does anyone have experience of the different tillering rates of the main varieties on the market? Is there any real difference? I'm thinking of varieties like Planet, Diablo and Cosmopolitan. Any help gratefully received in order to fill in my ignorance, having not grown it since 2013!
  14. E

    Monbiot's TV show.....Apocalypse Cow: How Meat Killed the Planet

    channel 4 next weds. I wish it was just a bad dream.
  15. T

    The Dangers of Soya

  16. Agriland RSS

    New cereal and oilseed rape Recommended Lists published

    Written by Rachel Martin Stronger yields, improved disease resistance and a greater choice of specialist and quality traits are among the key developments in the Recommended Lists 2020-21 for cereals and oilseeds. Alongside the latest lists, AHDB has also launched a variety selection tool for...
  17. Katarina

    BBC Panorama

    What a load of bias cobblers once again the BBC broadcast on the Panorama programme tonight. One positive was seeing the vegan cheese being thrown in the bin as it was more than likely disgustingly inedible. Why do we pay our TV licences to subsidize such utter bias crap and drool that the...
  18. N

    Maris Otter

    any tips on growing it? weak strawed? weak disease I guess? could it drill first week October?
  19. Downton_shep

    Maize grain

    Anyone any experience feeding maize grain to sheep? The keepers combined there cover crops today and have a fair bit spare!
  20. S

    lavender farming

    http://www.profitableplantsdigest.com/top-10-faqs-about-growing-lavender-for-profit/ it says on this website on a small scale 15000 pounds can be achieved of the equivalent of quarter or an acre so that's 60 k an acre this cant be right and I know that everything on the internet isn't true but...