1. T

    Big Bale mould

    What causes this kind of mould in a bale of dry silage/haylage? we also struggle to get bales without mould, which is a torture when feeding to sheep. It’s supposed to be double wrapped as well. The second picture is the usual mould that we get. In the first picture it’s spots in through the...
  2. C

    Selling cows at market

    Hi, i am new to this and I am just after abit of help. I have a small holding and have entered a few Angus steers I have in bakewell market on Monday. I have never taken any before though and I’m wondering how you go on. How do you go about unloading and penning up? What happens to the...
  3. K

    We would love to hear your feedback on a new Severn Trent Fertiliser we're developing

    Hi all My name is Katie Meehan and I work as a Product and Service Designer for Severn Trent. As a company which is constantly striving to do the right thing in order to help respond to our ever changing climate, we have identified an opportunity using new technology to develop a new...
  4. B

    Do not underestimate people John Deere 215r

  5. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: New chapter for gantry farming from Nexat

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The only gold medal awarded in the 2021 DLG Innovation Awards went to a relatively obscure German company by the name of Nexat for its reiteration of gantry farming. This company was formed in 2013 with the sole purpose of developing what it describes...
  6. T

    Herbal Ley

    Hi there were going to be putting in 40-50 acre herbal Ley this spring, for grazing and some small bales. Just after top tips dos and don'ts and variety recommendations for our seed mix. Medium to heavy clay ground kent
  7. The Agrarian

    Ad blue

    I've just got my first ad blue s/h tractor a few months ago, NH T7. Ad blue might become very expensive soon. Thinking of getting it mapped out. Are there drawbacks?
  8. Tarw Coch

    Fallen tree on boundary

    I have two fallen trees on boundaries with neighbours, one out of neighbours hedge into my field and one out of my hedge into a different neighbours field. Which one am I responsible for cleaning?
  9. le bon paysan


    Of Popcorn in the EU as 400 million + kick back to watch the chaos at the border next week. 🍿
  10. B

    Chicken muck

    Has anybody got experience of volunteer wheat growing that has come in the chicken muck? As going to be spread before spring barley, my hope is it won’t come to much as it’s going to of sat in the heap a few months. Thanks for any help!
  11. le bon paysan

    Higher food prices...

    Called for by the new German Agriculture minister.'s%20new%20agriculture%20minister%2C%20Cem,species%20and%20pollute%20the%20climate.%E2%80%9D
  12. steveR

    Equine yard shavings composting

    Thought this might be of interest to one or two. I have a small contract to collect and tip horse yard litter and shavings, which I then spread here on the arable land, to all help the OM buildup on my sandy soils. As many will know this stuff takes an age to break down to something useful...
  13. CornishRanger

    Ploughing permanent pasture

    After some advice/guidance. Anyone on here applied to plough permanent pasture? We have taken on a tenancy where the grassland has all been down long enough to be classed as PP and needs ploughing really. I've found the relevant paperwork on the site, just wondering if people had previous...
  14. Will 1594


    Where do you find decent quality rope now , like what you used to rope and sheet with , that blue and red mixed stuff ,
  15. S

    Thermal Imaging

    Would you consider hiring a drone thermographer to help maintain your infrastructure and count stock?
  16. Wobblebox

    Discounts for bulk buying fuel?

    At the moment I have a 3000 litre fuel store, but at the peak of harvesting we could be getting that filled up every week, so I’m looking at a bigger tank. At what level of fuel ordered would (or not) attract a discount, and if it does, how much would that be?
  17. L

    Where did all the new Diesel cars go?

    Just been looking to see what i can get in a new diesel car, they dont seem to be making them anymore, EG a ford has to be a Ranger or transit to be diesel. Are late model diesels going to go up in value like low tax cars did a couple of years ago?
  18. S

    50k ton feed barley needed. Suppliers, please contact.

  19. Birchfarmer

    Short weight on load of corn, what are my options?

    2 Load of corn was sent off to a mill with no weigh bridge. identical wagons and trailers from same firm one load 29.3t one load 26.8t weighed off with weighload in yard said 29.3 and 29t when asked idenctical buckets in each ( counted on cctv ) Weight ticket had no detail on it, and is out of...
  20. P

    Ahdb : Freedom of information requests.

    I have recieved the below from AHDB , and they have told me its public domain information so do what you like with it! Its Sept 8th thats most telling , but I think it all tells a story and shows they do take notice of TFF. I'll be interested in what you all think.