1. Bossfarmer

    Irish jumping into dairy, UK Beef price flying, NEW NORMAL?

    With the removal of milk quotas in ireland and huge switch from beef to milk production are these strong beef prices were seeing in the UK here to stay?
  2. jondear

    BBC Green Peter!

    Indoctrination of young again !
  3. Agriland RSS

    NFU Scotland welcomes new addition to its policy team

    Written by William Kellett NFU Scotland has welcomed Sarah Cowie to its policy team. Cowie joins the union’s Edinburgh-based head office team to lead its highly regarded lobbying work on key environmental issues including; water and air quality; pesticides; biodiversity; farm plastics; and...
  4. Surgery

    Rent and sfp

    Early days and I have had a chat with a couple of agents re rents and subs etc , can see agents being difficult and pushing you towards elms and mid-high tier but on aha ground surely must come down in line with reduction of sfp as they can’t make you enter anything fbt might be a different...
  5. S

    Ad plant.

    Looking into ad plants. And wondering what size I would need to feed 30 ton a day to it. Feeding Maize silage Grass silage and beet. Rough price on it. And how much digestate it would produce a day. how much It would make roughly.
  6. Lofty1984

    Sewerage dumped in rivers

    https://apple.news/A4hDSg0HMTpKE5bW7C6OKuQ so according to this bbc article 400,000 instances in 2020 of raw sewage into rivers why isn’t there a public outcry about it as there is if a farm does it

    New projects across England to fund innovative ways to protect against flooding

    New projects across England to fund innovative ways to protect against flooding Written by Defra Press Office There is extensive coverage today in the Daily Telegraph , The Daily Express, Sky News, BBC News, the Yorkshire Post and Eastern Daily Press of our £150 million Flood and Coastal...
  8. A

    MF tractor in flood water

    Hello, couldn't get one of our tractors out before flooding. Water has gone in engine. What is the best way to flush it and clean it out? Thanks in advance.
  9. M

    NZ suffolks.

    Thinking about using these on a cheviot mules to and selling the Suffolk x gimmers as breeders. Want are people thoughts on the NZ suffolks.
  10. Agriland RSS

    2017 floods: Hints help could be on the way as Poots visits farms

    Written by Rachel Martin Hints have been dropped that financial support could soon be on the way for farmers in the north-west whose farmers were devasted by floods in August 2017. Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister Edwin Poots visited one of the affected farms in the...
  11. GOV.UK RSS

    300,000 homes now better protected from flooding in England

    300,000 homes now better protected from flooding in England Written by Defra Press Office There’s been coverage today of the Environment Agency’s announcement that it has reached its target of better protecting 300,000 homes from flooding and coastal erosion since 2015. The story has been...
  12. Daniel

    British Sugars Penultimate Sugar Campaign. 2021/22

    Ahead of tonight's online bunfight, I thought I'd start a new thread for this year's beet crop. I assume all growers have signed up for the meeting? With the 3 year contracts ending next year, this year could be the 2nd last year of having a viable sugar industry in this country. Or maybe...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Growers welcome ‘No’ vote on AHDB potato levy

    Written by William Kellett Campaigners against the compulsory Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) levy on potatoes have welcomed a conclusive ‘no’ vote, with 66.4% of voters opposed to the levy’s continuation. Lincolnshire potato and vegetable grower John Bratley said...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    Environmental and biodiversity funding available for farmers in the Midlands

    Written by John Swire The annual Severn Trent Environmental Protection Scheme (STEPS) now will provide a greater window of support to farmers, after a year of unprecedented challenges in the agricultural community. This extended window is now offering match funding of up to £10,000 for farm...
  15. Hilly


    How come so much demand for prettt much everthing ? Well everthing I try to buy lol get told 15 20 week wait demand is so high etc etc Disney make sense to me blaming Covid and brexit you think these things would ease demand not ramp it up ??
  16. GOV.UK RSS

    Sir James Bevan on reaching net zero “not enough” to save our planet

    Sir James Bevan on reaching net zero “not enough” to save our planet Written by Defra Press Office Environment Agency Chief Executive James Bevan Today there is coverage in the Telegraph, Times, Independent, Yorkshire Post and Sky News of a speech by Sir James Bevan on why net zero alone...
  17. solo

    Costly culvert

    For those contemplating the jfdi route it might pay to read this article before you start.https://www.kidderminstershuttle.co.uk/news/19149521.chaddesley-corbett-resident-fined-filling-stream-without-consent/
  18. Tealo


    Can anyone tell me the disadvantages to tarriffs on food imports that we can produce ourselves? I can only think of long term advantages so I must be missing something? Cheers
  19. G

    Lynx and wolves could return to England as rewilding task force set up by PM

    https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/lynx-and-wolves-could-return-to-england-as-rewilding-task-force-set-up-by-pm/ar-BB1ejupK Honestly I think long term this would be a good thing, apex predators are vital for the ecosystem, Yellowstone national park was made vastly more healthy when they...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Farmers invited to pilot Sustainable Farming Incentive

    Written by Lydia Turner Farmers will have a better idea of the monetary incentives available from the Government, to replace the Common Agricultural Policy, as details of the Sustainable Farming Incentive were released today. Land managers and farmers are being encouraged to take part in the...