grass weed

  1. Corteva Updates

    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention

    Winter wheat grassweed threat needs urgent attention Significant populations of grassweeds, including ryegrass and brome, threaten winter wheat yields this year after farmers struggled to implement robust herbicides in the autumn. Spring applications of a contact graminicide to control...
  2. suffeks

    wider row spacing for hybrid cereals

    i know its a bad idea in general, but i was wondering if anyone tried 38 or 45cm planter row spacing for hybrid barley or rye? them being so bushy maybe the yield would be alright?
  3. F

    Growing rape in the olden days

    Now I wouldn't know anything about growing OSR in the 1980's but the impression I get is plough and drill 1st week sep. 30 units N and then, jollop of N in the spring, swath it and bob's your uncle 30cwt an acre. I have several questions; was it really like this? No S due to Acid Rain? Were...
  4. Selectamatic

    Winter Barley or Stubble Turnips?

    Looking ahead a long way now... Little 3 acre field, on its own, well fenced, water supply. When it dries later on (hopefully!!) I'm going to sow some spring barley in it, but im scratching my head as to what to do with it after that... I have three ideas... 1) Leave it fallow, im not keen on...
  5. S

    Potato planting

    Planning on planting a small area of potatoes. The field has been in grass for years. New to potatoes so looking some advice on the best way and time to go about it. I was going to spray it off before ploughing but would need to wait until things warm up a bit for that to work properly? Or is it...
  6. CPM RSS

    Free germination tests for over-yeared Syngenta hybrid barley seed

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Syngenta is offering UK growers free germination testing of undrilled 2019 seed of its hybrid winter barley varieties that are having to be carried over for planting in autumn 2020. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Open to UK growers only, and applying to Syngenta...
  7. CerealsEvent

    Cereals 2020 crop plots growing up and away

    Drilling of crop plots at the 2020 Cereals Event site in Cambridgeshire is nearing completion, with stands of oilseed rape and cereals emerged and growing away, despite the difficult conditions. “The site is on free draining land and the grass for the Cereals Event has established extremely...
  8. Clive

    Horsch Avatar 12.25 SF Zerotill bean drilling

    Some drone footage I got last week while drilling our winter beans
  9. kevindb880

    Drilling anyone?

    Just north of Hertford, We managed to get 20 acres in last week but nothing since and now it’s really wet! Anyone else got anything in the ground?
  10. M

    Getting concerned

    So who's getting concerned, with 70 mm in the rain gauge since Sunday and a lot more to come over the week I certainly am. If your on free draining soil then probably not but I reside on sticky red marl which can take an age to dry out. Most of the ground is moved and was in good condition...
  11. spin cycle

    diary of a comedy sheep farm

    taking a cue from others with their own threads....and upon a suggestion of a friend whom i keep 'entertained':rolleyes: so today.....up at the sheds at 6am to check for lambings although we're not supposed to start for a month:banghead:....just a single....penned it up and back for school...
  12. Farmer Fin

    Financial value of FYM

    Had anyone worked out a financial value to cattle FYM in terms of N, P and K? I realise there are other benefit to soil structure and health. Trying to work out the value as currently don’t use any.
  13. R

    Triton direct seed drill

    Went to see this drill yesterday it do's a fantastic job it was rock solid clay just like a road it went in and lifted all the clay into a fantastic seed bed with out mixing the top soil, The seed slot was closed tight but not sealed to tight to stop germination , The spring beans that were...
  14. Kiwi Pete

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    :oops: Eh up! The idea of starting a thread about Holistic management has been on my mind for ages, if I am honest. Lets start by me putting my cards on the table - I have NO formal training, NO books, and NO interest in starting big wars on which way is best. I do, however, completely and...
  15. ZXR17

    Canary seed

    Who has grown it and how have you got on with it ?
  16. llamedos

    Cereals15 Exhibitor PR

    Thread open for All those exhibiting at Cereals Event, please feel free to add your own, or pm me for your companies inclusion. Don't forget to add your stand number. It Goes without saying Everyone attending will be welcome on the TFF Stand: 726