1. Jerry

    New long term ley seed mix

    Got a field that’s been grass since I was born that needs a fessed this autumn. Over summer it was sprayed of and redstart rape drilled to give it a break. Been grazed off once and will have a few more ewe lambs run over it again as a bit of regrow that showing and with today’s rain it should...
  2. W

    Hybrid Winter Barley

    If your growing it, how are you getting on with it? Costs to grow? Output? What it like grass weed wise?
  3. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – A new matrix…

    Written by cpm Though yield has often been a downfall of Clearfield varieties, a breakthrough in breeding means a new candidate from DSV looks like it could change the game for growers. CPM reviews DSV Matrix CL. Growers will no longer have to choose between taking advantage of Clearfield...
  4. T

    Desperately looking for lambing placement

    Hi, I am vet student from the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies. My lambing placement was being cancelled and I am desperately looking for lambing placement for the coming easter from 24 march-7 April. I am currently based in Edinburgh but i am willing to travel and have previous working...
  5. CopperBeech

    Vet / Lambing student

    I could do with one of the above for lambing 5th April onwards. I know it’s a bit last min and also COVID might complicate things? Any ideas ?
  6. Yorkshire lad

    On the docks

    I drive a truck part time all the work is off the docks Yesterday I took a loaded fridge in to Immingham to go to Esbjerg (Denmark) no problems . Then had to collect a trailer from Esbjerg and drop it in a warehouse in Immingham The terminal couldn't release the trailer as it was on customs...
  7. Sid

    Parts availability with ports shutdown

    Latest announcement on ports shut down to passengers and vehicles with drivers, will this effect parts? Do DHL, John Deere etc use roll on roll off unaccompanied trailers? Its only 48 hrs but its a long time of waiting for a part thats stuck!
  8. F

    new holland cab air susbension

    TRACK-CONTROL LEVERT LUCHTVERING VOOR NEW HOLLAND-CABINE Ook deze limited-edition (25 stuks beschikbaar voor Nederland) is uitgevoerd met Comfort-Control-luchtgeveerde cabine. Op deze manier viert New Holland tien jaar marktleiderschap in Nederland en het tienjarig bestaan van zijn Blue...
  9. S

    autumn re-seeding

    time has come, again, for autumn re-seeds. Interested to know what, farmers are planning variety wise. Had some interesting discussions, recently with seed reps. We have had an awful 3dry summers, on the trot, and grass, has been very short, both in quantity and life ! Rep in this morning...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    Forage Maize Descriptive Lists adds six new first-choice maize varieties

    Written by Iain Hoey The British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2021 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL) has added six new first-choice varieties highlighting continued breeding progress in yield and quality. The 2021 Descriptive Lists provide a range of varieties for growers to select from, with...
  11. CPM RSS

    New maize varieties highlight continued breeding progress

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Six new first-choice varieties have been added to the British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2021 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL), published today (1 Sept). Charlotte Cunningham reports. The varieties Resolute, Conclusion and Trooper from Limagrain, Farmunox from...
  12. T

    Sheep killed in field by car

    Shocking crime that took place last night...
  13. CPM RSS

    Industry alliance to accelerate crop production

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham A new strategic alliance of industry innovators has been formed to accelerate the identification and development of new technologies to help growers adapt to the challenges of crop production in the future. Charlotte Cunningham reports. AD4PT brings together...
  14. robbie

    Winter barley varieties for 2021

    With the winter barley harvest under way has anyone given any thoughts as to which varieties to grow next year. Around here they all seem to be equally as disappointing whether its hybrid, convention two or 6 row. I'd also be intersted in which varieties have the best straw yield. I think...
  15. S

    grass seeds on rented land

    I'm looking for recommendations for which grass seed to use. I run some dairy heifers quite extensively on rented ground. Ph, P and K aren't the best but I dont want to spend a fortune correcting it. I just would rather the cows were not eating Yorkshire fog. I have planted British seed houses...
  16. Daddy Pig

    Face Masks

    Just watching a chap been interviewed at Gatwick airport on the BBC, he touched his mask 12 times is a 2 minute interview, also wondering how are immigration supposed to check people are who they say they are if their face is covered ?
  17. AHDB Podcast RSS

    168: Top tips from cereal breeders

    168: Top tips from cereal breeders Written by AHDB In this edition of the Cereals and Oilseeds podcast, we invite breeders to share their tips on selecting varieties for this autumn. Hear KWS, RAGT, Senova, Elsoms, Syngenta, Limagrain and DSV give tips on selecting winter wheat varieties and...
  18. DSV News

    Stand DSV

    DSV UK Stand: 413 DSV is a breeding company which has been operating in the UK for more than 40 years. The company breeds and sells many different agricultural crops including oilseed rape, winter wheat, barley, grasses, maize, cover crops and lupins. DSV UK is based at Wardington near Banbury...
  19. 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...
  20. X

    Finishing Stabilisers

    Got a small batch of these and was wondering how people finish them? I've read about ones piling the meal into them, but my understanding was from the blurb on the Stabiliser website was that they are very efficient. I see from facebook that James Evans has his 100% grass fed. What systems are...