1. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Kverneland extends area for C&O Tractors

    Written by John Swire Kverneland’s dealer network continues to go from strength to strength, and the latest change is that of more area for C&O Tractors, this time through its Blandford Forum, Dorset depot. This new announcement means that the full range of Kverneland implements is now...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Farm trials to investigate how seaweed could lower livestock emissions

    Written by Rachel Martin Dulse (or seaweed for the uninitiated) has long been a delicacy enjoyed in Ireland. The tradition can be traced back more than 1,400 years to the writings of St. Columba, but climate change research about to begin on the island could soon see our cows enjoy the salty...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Axema report mixed fortunes

    Written by Justin Roberts Axema is the major machinery trade organisation for France. It claims to represent 90% of the Agricultural Equipment sector, including both manufacturers (69%) and importers (31%). Recently it released its 2020 economic report along with some notes on how it views...
  5. spin cycle

    whats done this to spuds

    interesting photo on local faceache of some ones spuds....2 yr old pig muck used
  6. W

    Blackgrass chemical attack

    I know there’s another general BG thread but this is just a particular question about chemicals. Basically what are your ‘chemical’ approaches to BG. We aren’t doing a proper job so looking for ideas please.
  7. Agriland RSS

    ‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

    Written by Justin Roberts ‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near Salisbury in the UK. Rather than look at a tractor and work out how to automate it, the company has started with the question of how...
  8. Agriland RSS

    NI’s new Beacon Farm Network begins carbon footprint benchmarking

    Written by Rachel Martin The newly-established ‘Beacon Farm’ research network has begun work establishing a benchmark for carbon sequestration in Northern Ireland. Government policy and public pressure has seen a recent focus on reducing carbon emissions and achieving net-zero. However, the...
  9. Farm Classifieds

    Techneat Fertiliser applicator

    Techneat Fertiliser applicator Advert added by: Ryan Hall Machinery Details Category: Potato Equipment Potato Other Price: £2500 Condition: Good Description Techneat Placement pro fertiliser applicator Stainless steel hopper bottom and metering system Land...
  10. Granite Farmer

    Is it too late for Kale?....

    ....and would forage rape be as hardy? Will be feeding suckler cows. TIA
  11. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser spreader checks should be prioritised to reap financial rewards

    Written by William Kellett Farmers not checking fertiliser spreaders pre-application could be losing up to £100/ha. This is the warning from Dale Shaw, machinery sales manager at Carrs Billington. He said: “With input prices on the rise across the board, farmers need to be considering how...
  12. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  13. Agriland RSS

    Time to get maximum benefit out of your fertiliser

    Written by Brian McDonnell Although in many parts of the country land is tender at best, in other parts ground is in reasonable condition. If this is the case on your farm, now is an ideal time for spreading in order to get the maximum benefit of your fertiliser. Despite most of the country...
  14. Sid

    If you were a silage contractor

    How would you decide what order in which to chop grass now this year? "Me" first isn't an answer because it's @Sid first 🤣
  15. H

    Fertiliser Prices and only spreading once

    With this hears prices of fertiliser being so expensive is anyone considering only spreading on there grazing ground once and rely on the weather coming good to hold the swards strong into the autumn?
  16. Chae1

    Digestate containing food waste

    Have been using liquid and fibre digestate this year and very pleased with it. One of the ad plants is about to start using food waste. This is a council owned and run plant. Ticking some boxes no doubt. Would you be happy taking digestate from a plant running on waste food. Or are you doing...
  17. Farm Classifieds

    [Other] Techheat Engineering Avacast GR 400

    [Other] Techheat Engineering Avacast GR 400 Advert added by: Russell Group and Hallmark Tractors Machinery Details Category: Applicators Fertiliser spreader / broadcaster Price: £7950 Condition: Description Avacast GR 400 trailed Suspension double axle...
  18. milkloss

    Sewage is poisoning our green and pleasant land

    There, I said it.
  19. ZXR17

    Fibrophos v Sewage sludge

    Which is the best for raising phosphate indices ? I use both but Sewage sludge is becoming a real pain with damage caused to tracks and fields when tipped in wet conditions . There is also the smell issues when spread and also the not so beneficial ' extras ' that come with it .
  20. Sid

    Is BPS actually good value for money?

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-32126518 Makes the £3 billion for BPS look like good value for the public ?