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  1. davidroberts30

    A bill for warranty work

    Bought a new item in August Soon noticed 2 smallish faults, rang salesman he said "dont worry we'll get it in look at it" Before it was collected noticed something else adjusted wrong (imo a pdi issue) Mentioned that too ,"no problem" I was told "sort it same time" Invoice landed yesterday...
  2. B

    Invasion bets

    So what's people's bets at the moment. I'd wager a tenner on military escalation by end of next week.
  3. J

    Sinister thing this side of the ocean

    I see that in Boris moving to an ever more fascist Government. He now asking for the powers to over rule Judges https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-reforms-judicial-review-b1970290.html...
  4. hilux

    Fat lambs in the shed

    Got a lot of fat lambs in the shed trying to fatten, but I've never seen a year like it for bad feet. Trimmed and run them through formalin before they went in . What do you use and best way to cure them? Got a stand in Bath if I need to use it. Trimmed most of them today and their feet are as...
  5. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  6. AnnaMooMoo

    CS 2022 offers

    Be kind. I am a novice farmer, farmingforum member and RPA hurdle jumper. As anyone had a CS2022 offer yet? I am mid tier. I am assuming I get the go ahead for capital grants otherwise planting 2km of hedges is very difficult in one season. Any advice?
  7. P

    Axial Pro

    What rate to guarantee wild oat control in spring barley if crop is GS30. Given moisture will 0.6l/ha do or do you need 0.82l/ha (equivalent to old Axial at 0.45l/ha)?
  8. redsloe

    Late wild oat spray.

    I sprayed some of my wheat with it's T1 last week and added 0.1l/ha moddus grudgingly. It's now looking more scorched than I would like to see and now I'm faced with the decision as to whether to add topik I think for wild oats in with the T2 when the time comes or leave it. Normal treatment is...
  9. nivilla1982

    The NI/ROI Protocol

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55913907 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-55917414 https://mydup.com/news/dup-free-us-from-protocol https://www.spiked-online.com/2021/02/02/can-the-northern-ireland-protocol-survive/
  10. A

    Single Market / Customs Union - A Tragic Loss

    As humans, we have an innate tendency to take what we have for granted. Very often, we don’t appreciate the true meaning or value of something, until it’s gone. Then sadly it can all too often be too late. Barely two weeks into the final Brexit trade deal, I dare say there are many, many...
  11. Greythundercloudys

    Bathurst Estate, YouTube video.

    Just seen a great video filmed there, where in England is it, it looks a great part of the country, amazing machinery, truly a dream farm to work at.
  12. W

    Draft EU Partnership document

    You might be interested in this document: https://ec.europa.eu/info/sites/info/files/200318-draft-agreement-gen.pdf Having read a little bit about the "Level playing field" I think the EU is taking the mickey. The EU does little else but create distortions in regional grants, political culture...
  13. Laggard

    Spring Barley herbicide cost with blackgrass

    Belt and braces, 1250g/ha Pendimethalin, 120g/ha Flufenacet and 30g/ha Diflufenican = £35/ha Avadex granules = £40/ha TOTAL £75/ha Not applying the Avadex is a big saving, what do others do in blackgrass fields?
  14. JoeHodgey

    Outwintering cattle on herbal leys

    I’m an arable farmer from Lincolnshire with a growing interest in livestock. Mainly to spread the risk from solely growing arable annual plants, to grow perennials and build soils. Ive done a fair bit of reading largely around regen ag methods and have come up with a production system in my head...
  15. scrubbuster

    Grass seedbed

    Neighbour is coming to sow grass with an Opico harrow tomorrow onto ploughing. Its was levelled with paddle rollers. Its reasonably firm but I am going to heavy flat roll it after. I am just wondering would I be safer to heavy roll before hand? Will sowing onto cambridge rolling and then flat...
  16. Derrick Hughes

    Hurrells Seed Mixes

    Bespoke Mixes by Hurrells Seeds Special Tetraploid Rygrass Overseeding Mix £2-98 kg SOFT Hay mix - Low Sugar Content for Equines 25.00%NIFTY Intermediate Diploid 35.00% RODRIGO Intermediate Diploid 16.00% COSMOLIT Meadow fescue 22.00% SENU Meadow fescue 2.00% COMER Timothy 14kg Acre...
  17. S

    autumn re-seeding

    time has come, again, for autumn re-seeds. Interested to know what, farmers are planning variety wise. Had some interesting discussions, recently with seed reps. We have had an awful 3dry summers, on the trot, and grass, has been very short, both in quantity and life ! Rep in this morning...
  18. Derrick Hughes

    NZ Cool Graze Grass Seed

    For Information Contact Derrick Hughes 07415121700 Hurrells Seeds NZ Cool Graze Grass Seed Mix + Clover Also Cool Graze and Cut Mix 4.00 kg BASE Perennial Ryegrass Int Tet 3.00 kg ASTONCONQUEROR Perennial Ryegrass Int Dip 3.50 kg HYMER Hybrid Ryegrass Tet 2.00 kg FOXTROT Perennial...
  19. bobk

    Best autumn herb for wild oats

    In wheat , been using 2 ltr/ha of Picomax which does a fair job for the money , looking for summat better , expecting to do them again in the spring with topic.
  20. Romeogolf

    Wild oats in Spring Barley

    I have a block of land in SB, HSS drilled with the Freeflow straight into overwintered cultivation after it greened up and was sprayed off. Seed came from very clean block on a separate farm, the aim was a cheap grow. Where I drilled has historically been bad for wild oats, so I succumbed to the...
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