fertilizer

  1. Campani

    training cows where to do their business.

    Not even entirely sure what to comment on this, but thought it would be of interest to the forum. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-58552651 I guess I can see some benefits. Has anyone trained their own livestock?
  2. ___\0/___

    Basic fert spreader

    Needing a new 2 bag fert spreader for grass with a spreading width of about 12m. The dealers I want to work with have came back with Krm L15 plus Sulky DX20+ KV Exacta CL 1550 (vicon version also priced) Khun mds 18.2 All with in touching distance on price but any of the machines stand out...
  3. L

    Paying for stuff.

    Does anybody pay for inputs with a credit card ? reason for asking Barclay card now do a 1% cash back business credit card. No fees upto 56 days before payments are due. And have upto 25k limit. So just using it normally without early payments would make 3k a yr. so does anybody pay for feed...
  4. The Guardian RSS

    Meat accounts for nearly 60% of all greenhouses gases from food production, study finds

    Meat accounts for nearly 60% of all greenhouses gases from food production, study finds Written by Oliver Milman from the Guardian Production of meat worldwide emits 28 times as much as growing plants, and most crops are raised to feed animals bound for slaughter The global production of food...
  5. Y

    Thoughts on loosing BPS and replacing with ELMS?

    What are people’s thoughts and what are you doing to get ready for the change
  6. happycows

    Farming without bagged Fertiliser

    100 cows on 100 acres Cutting frequently to bales or zero grazing. Regular reseed rotation and import quite a bit of nutrients in feed. Not used any p or k for years just urea and sulphur for first 2/3 of the season going little and often. Gone to all umbilical/dribble bar and just put in a...
  7. Stags Agri

    DISPERSAL SALE OF COMBINE, 4 TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, RTV, FULL RANGE OF MACHINERY - 28/09/2021

    New Barton Farm, Wembury, Plymouth, PL9 0EE Tue 28 September 2021 DISPERSAL SALE OF COMBINE, 4 TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, RTV, FULL RANGE OF ARABLE & GRASSLAND MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT On behalf of Messrs TJ & CA Jakins PLEASE NOTE ONLINE BIDDING WILL BE AVAILABLE ON ALL TRACTORS...
  8. Goweresque

    Switch to organic farming causes chaos in Sri Lanka

    Interesting stuff going on in Sri Lanka right now, back in April the government unilaterally declared that all farming was to become organic, and outlawed the importation of agro-chemicals and artificial fertilisers. This has resulted in rampant food price inflation as crop yields are set to...
  9. Agriland RSS

    From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The inventors behind 17 agri-tech solutions will present their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The featured start-ups have worked to tackle some of the biggest challenges in farming, with...
  10. Jackov Altraids

    Silage in October

    I've just finished harvesting and its looking like I'm 80 bales short of what I'd like. I could go and chuck some fertiliser on this weekend and aim for another cut but I haven't intentionally tried to silage in October before. What is the opinion of the TFF collective?
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Yara acquires Finnish Ecolan to expand its organic fertilizer business

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Yara has announced the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilizers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertilizer segment and reflects their commitment to play a bigger role in organic farming and in contributing to...
  12. Just because

    Grazing clover

    Have been offered this to graze with store lambs before he ploughs and plants with wheat was a red clover and rye grass mix (clover taken over) 18ac field was going to strip graze possible buffer feed with straw/hay and other tips my first time grazing that much clover ?? Thanks
  13. James691

    Tenant farming costs, complete newbie basic questions

    Apologies for asking VERY basic questions and I am reading at the same time but could I get an idea of what it may cost for farmland in Lancashire for grazing. I've seen some figures bouncing about £100/per acre... but no one states what time frame this is, per week, month or year?? I'd be very...
  14. G

    Digestate

    Got the chance of digestate spread for nothing is it any good putting it on stubbles and ploughing it down
  15. B

    FACTS and Nutrient Management Planning

    FACTS covers all aspects of crop nutrition including fertiliser choice, regulation, soil science and organic manures. It ensures you can provide up to date advice to maximize crop production whilst minimizing the environmental impact. At the present time there is no legal requirement for...
  16. J

    Cost to produce silage/acre

    Trying to redo the business plan as and when I have time and would be interested to know what everyone budgets for silage these are my figures I came up with at breakfast about right? Seems too much but I've done everything as realistically as I can for a multi cut system doing 6 cuts per year...
  17. J

    diammonium phosphate DAP EC level?

    What is the EC (ds/m or ms/cm) of DAP fertilizer at 1 g/L ?
  18. Agriland RSS

    Indian scientists develop system to generate hydrogen from agricultural residue

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Sentient Labs, an Indian-based R&D innovation lab and MACS – Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), have developed what they claim to be a “world first” in generating hydrogen directly from agricultural residue for use in fuel cell-powered vehicles...
  19. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
  20. Jon

    Section 12, rent review 2021.

    We are due a second meeting with Landlords agents . Seem very chatty at the moment, which feels ominous. Anyone else in discussion with their Landlords regarding a section 12 served Sept 2020 ?
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