1. 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...
  2. G

    Optimum to sow rape

    Is it to early to drill rape yet thinking go next week ?
  3. Nsoiled

    Tow and Fert in the UK

    Hi, Any crew with experience of the Tow and Fert units, or similar? Will be using on grass. Any comments on their use, efficacy etc? Cheers, N
  4. ADAS

    Variety choice and sowing date key factors in the battle against septoria

    Fungicide reliance Septoria is considered the most damaging foliar disease of winter wheat in the UK, and can be responsible for up to 50% yield loss. Fungicides, azoles and the succinate ... Continue reading...
  5. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals is the buying group for all farmers

    We have started a buying group for TFF members and readers so we can group together and get deals. It does not matter if you are in another buying group already - this one is free to join and has zero commitments. If the traditional buying groups were too expensive or restrictive for the way...
  6. CPM RSS

    Sugar beet disease – Rethink beet disease control?

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine The 2020 season threw up some massive challenges for disease control in sugar beet. CPM examines how the experience may prompt changes to traditional spray programmes this summer. In the rest of the world cercospora is the dominant disease, so we need to learn...
  7. tomildinio

    Sunflower safe herbicides

    Pre emerge didn't work of pdm as was too dry. Too hot and dry for kerb and that didn't work. Now have a lovely crop of fat hen, sow thistle, chickweed and knotweed. Graminicides are OK but need something for broadleaves. Was reading in Canada they us salsa, the osr herbicide? Anyone any ideas...
  8. Flat 10

    ENdurance slow release N.

    I would dismiss it as snake oil but it clearly has a nutritional content and the best grower of sugar beet I know uses it religiously. Not cheap at £1300ish I think for an ibc and used at 20lit/ha. Anybody any views or experience.
  9. DairyGrazing

    Maize fertiliser plan.

    How are people doing with their maize fertiliser? Type timing and total please. Have done it differently the last few years due to circumstance not plan. Always drill 25 units with the seed but have been an additional 25-75 units either trop dressing at 18 inches high or working it into the...
  10. CPM RSS

    Seed treatment – Bridge the hunger gap

    Written by cpm Making sure young seedlings aren’t limited by access to nutrients is one of the keys to good early crop development. CPM explores the role nutritional seed treatments can play. If it’s not measured, then it can’t be managed. By Rob Jones Crop nutrition is becoming an increasingly...
  11. Bigjon44


    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  12. D

    Growing top notch Marforna

    How do you grow top qualty Marforna potatoes? As the Man said, " Well I would not start here" Yes I should have had them planted earlier & should have got them treated with Rhino powder. But what else? we can sell them, but quite hard to grow prone to been hollow & the slugs love'em. I've...
  13. AHDB Podcast RSS

    276: Maleic hydrazide – getting ready for the next potato storage season

    276: Maleic hydrazide – getting ready for the next potato storage season Written by AHDB Maleic hydrazide is a growth regulator that has been on the market for many years. The true value of it is now becoming apparent, with the demise of chlorpropham (CIPC). Previously it was used mainly for...
  14. Ormond

    Twisted awns winter barley

    What would cause twisted awns in winter barley. Had axial pro 2 weeks ago before awns to clean up some chickweed a couple of weeks before that. Could it be lack of boron?
  15. Will Blackburn

    Maize 2021

    Could be disappointing, I have one light field in with stronger land waiting for dry weather. I could have drilled a month ago but soil temperatures were very low, I'm not seeing any evidence yet that we missed a trick as nothing is showing for earlier sowings. It looks very likely that some of...
  16. teslacoils


    So, T2 has always been the big spend. Is this Revystar the complete dogs danglies? Because £45/ha gets me a lot of other chem.
  17. YELROM

    Leather jackets

    Is there anyway of controlling leather jackets other than cultivation We have a field of spring barley that has been destroyed by them. The only place there is a crop is where we did some drainage in winter and we power harrowed over the repaired drains and any dumper wheelings and the crop is...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Insecticide gets emergency authorisation for sugar beet

    Written by William Kellett HSE has issued an emergency authorisation (EA) for the use of InSyst (acetamiprid) on sugar beet. It permits one application of Certis’ insecticide InSyst to control peach–potato aphid (Myzus persicae) to prevent virus yellows infection in sugar beet this year. BBRO...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
  20. W

    Could kick myself (moddus cock up)

    Had a really busy day today, and made my first ever spray cock up, Was putting some Magphos and amino on my wheat today, and after talking with agronomist a few weeks ago I said send out some teb for the gleam and a bit of moddus or equivalent for a couple of really forward fields. Anyway...