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  1. Agriland RSS

    Grass quality key to profitable milk production

    Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland On dairy farms, improving sward productivity is important, with good quality grass remaining the key to profitable milk production. Grass is the cheapest feed dairy farmers have access to, with grass production on farms having an impact on farm...
  2. N

    Sheep keep/ stubble turnips

    Thinking of putting stubble turnips in ,what is the going rate for sheep keep.not fenced.
  3. Brisel

    Software model for nutrient flows on and off the farm

    Does such a programme exist here yet? I’m after something that I can input bought in nutrients, carbon sequestration in soil organic matter, grassland, hedges and trees then work out what leaves the farm as grain, straw, meat, milk etc as well as an attempt at NPK leaching etc. The NZ...
  4. S

    Is the answer to UK livestock sustainability

    Insect protein? To replace soya?
  5. slim shiny

    Farmers weekly 1974

    Father in law showed me a copy he had. Working on the price of the magazine then to the price of cereals a ton of wheat today should be £1298 🤔
  6. S

    Biostimulant Seed Treatments

    Hello all, Now this may be a cat among the pigeons post but looking ahead and having used SP seed dressings for many years now for our seed treatments for wheat and following on from discussions with the agronomist and Soil chap I wondered whether anyone has used and seen any noticeable benefit...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Video – real time silage analysis from John Deere

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland John Deere, like all mainstream manufacturers, is investing heavily in digital technology and proudly markets its electronic wares as being of great benefit to the farmer. All the major companies will have a multitude of systems to aid, not only the...
  8. T

    Carbon emissions ??

    Do you think as time goes on each farm business will have to account for its carbon emissions in the form of tractor and equipment emissions as well as livestock and also that what is released by cultivations etc . At the moment looking at GENTLE FARMING'S system to start to get my head...
  9. Bella_vista

    Which lagoon cover is best?

    Hi looking to put a cover on the outside lagoon as storing rainwater is an expense plus reduces storage capacity quite a bit. Just wondered how long they likely last. Had 3 quotes all different products wondered if all work as well as each other. Thanks
  10. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Harvest 2022 gross margins – is rapeseed going to make a comeback?

    As 2021/22 harvest begins, many growers are making, or have already made, cropping decisions for 2022/23. In February, James produced the first gross margins calculations for harvest 2022. Today, we are releasing updated figures. With considerably more trade on the Nov-22 UK feed wheat and...
  11. T C

    Revystar Experience

    We have used Revystar on Spring Barley at "paint brush" for ramularia and it is disappointing. We used Adexar type (old stock) as a T2 on wheat and I thought we had too much septoria. My independent agronomist brought some plants from a neighbour who had used Revystar (same variety) and it was...
  12. BSPB News

    Joint National Food Strategy response from crop genetics breeding companies

    Take action to harness the unique contribution of plant genetic innovation, Government urged Responding to last week’s National Food Strategy, leading players along the length of the UK’s crop improvement pipeline, from fundamental and applied genetic science to commercial plant breeding, have...
  13. Farm Classifieds

    TD000341 - 2016 Kverneland Exacta TL Geospread

    TD000341 - 2016 Kverneland Exacta TL Geospread Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Applicators Fertiliser spreader / broadcaster Price: £7000 Condition: Used Description 2016 Kverneland Exacta TL Geospread, ISOBUS, No...
  14. Farm Classifieds

    T6004038 - Kverneland CL1100 Pro Fertiliser Spreader

    T6004038 - Kverneland CL1100 Pro Fertiliser Spreader Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Applicators Fertiliser spreader / broadcaster Price: £5500 Condition: Used Description 2019 Kverneland CL1100 Pro Fertiliser Spreader, 2x 450L...
  15. Farm Classifieds

    TE000088 - 2008 Kuhn Axis 40.1W Fertiliser Spreader

    TE000088 - 2008 Kuhn Axis 40.1W Fertiliser Spreader Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Applicators Fertiliser spreader / broadcaster Price: £5750 Condition: Good Description 2008 Kuhn Axis 40.1W...
  16. Farm Classifieds

    T509118C - 1998 Kuhn Axera Fertiliser Spreader

    T509118C - 1998 Kuhn Axera Fertiliser Spreader Advert added by: Chandlers (Farm Equipment) Ltd Machinery Details Category: Applicators Fertiliser spreader / broadcaster Price: £1100 Condition: Used Description 1998 Kuhn Axera H Twin Disc Fertiliser Spreader...
  17. cosmagedon

    Liquid fert on grass

    I'm looking into doing the above, I've been reading anything I can find on here and some of the FB pages. I'm just after any little bits of advice really, I think I've decided on chafer dribble bars as the ground is undulating so keeping a constant boom height won't be easy, dribble bars should...
  18. Clive

    Are you all depressed ?

    I've been lucky enough to have a bit of a family holiday recently with lockdown restrictions ending and I've also spent a lot more time with none farming friends and reduced my time talking farming online a fair bit. After a period where that has been hard to do it's easy to forget just how...
  19. Dry Rot

    Wrapping the curved surface of round bales

    It's that time of year again. I have had several months with an empty shed where I have been able to get on with machinery repairs and other jobs under cover. It just seems an appalling waste of space to fill the shed with a bulky commodity like hay or straw for a major part of the year when it...
  20. jackrussell101

    Wholecrop to dry cows?

    Does anyone on here do it? Grown it for the first time in years. Usually feed 18kg grass, 2-3kg straw and then just some standard dry cow mineral at 0.1kg a head. Would I simply replace the straw and some of the silage with the wholecrop to make the ration work?
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