1. Nsoiled

    Generic Molasses vs Branded Products

    Hi, Am looking into the diff between a generic molasses and a filtered (branded) material like QLF Terra Fed for foliar spraying. Anyone have experience of both? Is there much diff in application rates between the 2? Any tips gratefully received
  2. Jockers84

    Foliar fert for grazing grass?

    Hi, was wondering if anyone uses foliar fertiliser on their grazing parks? As always - looking to keep costs down, if anyone has done this I'd be keen to pick up some pointers.
  3. S

    P on Potatoes

    What levels do you usually apply? We have soils that are moderate to high and put on 100Kg/ha and sometimes more. could I get away with less for 1 year?
  4. T

    Fruit Growers

    Hi all We planted an orchard a few years ago (North Yorkshire), have about 500 trees on some of our land, about 35 heritage varieties on MM106 rootstock. We are maybe 2 years from getting a good crop and our plan is to sell organic juice. Are there any members on here growing Apples? If so...
  5. A


    Can anyone give me some tips on how to grow a better crop of swedes. Am only doing it on a small scale about 1 1/2 acres. Using treated ruta otofte seed through a Webb precision seeder onto ploughed and rotavated ground onto drills. Applied boronated fertilizer. The crop was poor this year a lot...
  6. G

    Yara says food crisis coming

    The truth is out
  7. T

    Folia feeding the n

    So have i got this right that if we apply 220 kg ha of n only 40-50% is utilised by the wheat so if we folia feed all the n say put on 110 kgs of liquid 20 % n in the form of n20 which is melted urea we should hopefully get just as much n into the wheat as blanket applying 220 kg ha n . I...
  8. Laggard

    OSR deficiency

  9. S

    Foliar nitrogen feeds

    Anybody used these before, Agri have one and 20litres/ha is 40kg/ha. Equivalent to around £400/ton fert price..
  10. W

    Homemade compost tea.

    Does anyone actually brew their own.? If so how do you do it and what do you use? I have a livery and want to utilise the Horse manure
  11. Direct Driller Magazine

    OSR monitoring reaches new heights

    New software that uses a drone to image crops has been developed to help farmers walk crops more quickly and accurately. Skippy Scout has been developed by farming technology specialist Drone Ag to monitor a variety of broad acre crops. The latest developments in the software’s version 2.5...
  12. Direct Driller Magazine

    From ‘No Hope in Heck’ to Regenerative No-Tilling

    From ‘No Hope in Heck’ to Regenerative No-Tilling Ian and Dianne Haggerty are using the concepts of “Natural Intelligence Farming” to build a regenerative enterprise focused on zero tillage, livestock integration and biologically sourced inputs that boost their soil resources and...
  13. Hutchinsons News

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins. The cost of ammonium nitrate and...
  14. MDPI

    Influence of Various Forms of Foliar Application on Root Yield of Sugar Beet 2021

    by Arkadiusz Artyszak and Dariusz Gozdowski Institute of Agriculture, Warsaw University of Life Sciences—SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Academic Editors: William A. Payne and Lorenzo Barbanti Agriculture 2021, 11(8), 693...
  15. CPM RSS

    Early applications of boron and molybdenum key for OSR establishment this autumn

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After 40% of oilseed rape crops in 2020 were reportedly lacking in the micronutrient boron, growers are being urged to make early applications this autumn to support crop establishment. Charlotte Cunningham reports. FMC commercial technical...
  16. T

    foliar fertiliser

    How does it work for grassland and fodder crops. Is the mixes just trial and error, or is there some well regarded research. Tia
  17. 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...
  18. CPM RSS

    OSR – Spotting the spot

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF With no shortage of soil moisture, new oilseed rape seedlings have at least had something in their favour in the early part of the season. CPM takes a look at some of the agronomy decisions to ponder as autumn progresses. Sugar-like spores can be...
  19. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  20. M

    JD x9 demo

    Wow 😯 what a machine. Friend had demo and It was doing nearly twice the speed of his own combine with the same size header, in the same crop, same field, same day and same drivers. The sample was a lot better as well. It looks a bit lexion complicated under the panels but what a serious bit of...