1. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

    Written by Rachel Martin Fertiliser deliveries have increased again at the start of 2021 in Northern Ireland, according to the latest official fertiliser statistics. Quarters one and two are traditionally the busiest times of the year for fertiliser sales, meaning a push on sales at this...
  2. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    WASDE leaves us waiting on weather

    Yesterday saw the release of two key reports, both of which had the potential to cause increased volatility. In truth, neither report had much impact. The reports were the USDA world supply and demand estimates (WASDE) and the Brazilian crop production report from Conab. The key watch points...
  3. J

    Winter forage

    Got the chance of an arable farmer to put some stubble turnips kale drilled in once fascila been topped around august time, just after thoughts regarding payment if I should pay by acre or per head I fear it may not come to much with being planted in back end just wanting to put some fertility...
  4. W

    4 cylinder question.

    Currently running a 160hp 6 cylinder but looking to change it shortly. It’s main jobs are ploughing with a 4 furrow reversible, 3 meter power Harrow, bailing, cutting silage, slurry tanking and silage/grain haulage with 12 ton trailers. Thinking about changing it for a 4 cylinder, the 6130R...
  5. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    New-season fertiliser prices to start high

    At the start of June, we find ourselves at a key point in the fertiliser market, with new season terms being released. In the run up to the new season values we have seen vastly elevated prices for ammonium nitrate (AN). Values of both domestic and imported AN continued to be strong in March and...
  6. Agriland RSS

    NI in-depth: What does NI’s Climate Change Bill actually mean for farming?

    Written by Rachel Martin There has been a lot of talk about Northern Ireland’s proposed new Climate Change Bill as it begins its passage through Stormont. Agriland northern correspondent Rachel Martin takes a look at what’s included in the detailed document, as well as its potential...
  7. Farm Classifieds

    MZURI 4T (2015) 2015

    MZURI 4T (2015) 2015 Advert added by: AMTEC Smart Farming Solutions. Machinery Details Category: Other Price: £56950 Condition: U Description Grain and fertiliser, auto reset legs, 2015 year, following harrow, good condition...
  8. bobk

    EU sausage war

    ffs . https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/eu-is-set-to-launch-a-sausage-war-with-uk-over-northern-ireland-row/ar-AAKOgzh
  9. CPM RSS

    Grow the future – Waste an opportunity?

    Written by cpm A ground-breaking project with the potential to transform how you feed your crops and dramatically cut food waste has just got underway. CPM reports on the mindset change that’s driving the circular economy. Climate change and soil erosion have moved up the agenda and that’s led...
  10. Bigjon44


    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  11. Grassman

    What can we do if blocked in or out?

    Following on from the thread about the farmer who "moved" a car out of his drive with a telehandler just what can we do if blocked in or out of our land or on a road blocked by poor parking? In an ideal world police would come out and sort the situation very quickly but in the real world they...
  12. P

    Access to home via farm track

    Hello all, new to the site. Hoping someone must have experienced this issue before and offer some advice. Access to our home is through a farm and along the farm's track. We are at the very end of the track. The track is only used by us, the farm (occasionally) and the shepherds who rent the...
  13. tr250

    Air under silage sheet

    We put the silage sheet on last night and I think we’ve been getting better at sealing it with side sheets double sheet and covers with gravel bags etc but we have sealed it so we’ll that today it’s blown up and was at the point where it was in danger of moving the bags or popping do other...
  14. H

    Is the job title Farm Worker outdated ?

    I once referred to my self as a farm worker on a separate post and I was surprised to the amount of comments back saying I am more than just a farm worker, ‘don’t put my self down as just a farm worker’ etc and it got me thinking about how a lot of people see the term farm worker as a backwards...
  15. jondear

    BBC started on Agricultural fertilizer.

  16. F

    Slurry separation

    Having just followed a trailer load of solids along the the road that were to be tipped in a field gateway it got me wondering what exactly the point of slurry separation is? It seems to me to just create yet another product to be handled and involves yet more machinery (separation unit, pumps...
  17. M

    What fertiliser to spread

    Hi. I just got my meadow field soil sampled and I know I need a lot off lime, and my P is very poor. I need to spread fertiliser this weekend and need help on what to sow. I know it’s not going to be great but I am not sure what to go with. I’ve attached pc picture below Thanks
  18. Agriland RSS

    Farming unions warn of rising dairy production costs and unstable milk prices

    Written by William Kellett The UK farming unions are warning that the dairy industry is facing an extremely challenging year on the back of spiraling production costs and variable milk prices. This follows new analysis from the Agricultural and Horticultural Development Board (AHDB), which...
  19. GAM


    I spot sprayed a few Docks three weeks ago, the majority looked absolutely cooked, wilting, yellow leaves, a bit of warmth and they are gradually coming alive!!
  20. D

    Growing top notch Marforna

    How do you grow top qualty Marforna potatoes? As the Man said, " Well I would not start here" Yes I should have had them planted earlier & should have got them treated with Rhino powder. But what else? we can sell them, but quite hard to grow prone to been hollow & the slugs love'em. I've...