fertilizer

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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?
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. G

    Digestate

    Got the chance of digestate spread for nothing is it any good putting it on stubbles and ploughing it down
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. J

    diammonium phosphate DAP EC level?

    What is the EC (ds/m or ms/cm) of DAP fertilizer at 1 g/L ?
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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 ?
  14. Pan mixer

    Imported lamb from NZ more carbon neutral than home produced?

    I usually listen to the farming programme on Radio 4, I am not always on full alert though and must cinfess to the occasional lapse in concentration. This morning I am sure that i heard that imported lamb from New Zealand can be more carbon neutral than home produced lamb. Whatever sort of...
  15. spin cycle

    tff proper farmin group

    please add your ideas :) i'm in for ploughin....straw burning....indoor lambin....pigs indoors
  16. W

    Organic farming

    Hello guys! Wondering if anyone can advise some good resources on organic farming for me to learn from? Any textbooks, online websites or books I can buy on the matter. I’ve a degree in science and so have a particular interest in studying farming and coming at things from a scientific...
  17. J

    Filling fertiliser spreader with one tractor.

    Anyone on here have any genius ideas to efficiently fill a spreader with only one tractor? Have one tractor with a loader and nothing else. Thought about a platform that we could sit a bag on, which seems like a good idea. Or use a bag lifter, but tractor is only 90hp and a wee bit light by the...
  18. D

    Workers wanting more than Managers

    Talking to a farm manager on large veg operation. Casual workers now wanting more than his wage. Good growing season but my veg is selling well, so perhaps true. How do they pick strawberries for 40p per punnet, which is what I paid yesterday.
  19. thesilentone

    When is the time to confront the elephant in the room ?

    Our action to negate or slow global warming is clearly not going fast enough. I don't point the finger at the UK exclusively, we are far from the worst offenders, however in general, are we doing enough ? Looking at Agriculture alone, currently social media is full of pictures of tractors...
  20. Stags Agri

    DISPERSAL SALE OF 8 NEW HOLLAND & FORD TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, SKID STEER, COMBINE, 2 QUAD BIKES, FULL RANGE OF FARM MACHINERY - Exeter - 31/07/21

    DISPERSAL SALE OF 8 NEW HOLLAND & FORD TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, SKID STEER, COMBINE, 2 QUAD BIKES, FULL RANGE OF FARM MACHINERY, TRAILERS, ATTACHMENTS, LIVESTOCK EQUIPMENT, GENERAL EQUIPMENT & FERTILIZER On Behalf of Messrs R G Seward & Sons SALE TO COMMENCE AT 10.30AM FULL DETAILS (MORE...
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