1. Farm Classifieds

    Downs Telescopic Elevator

    Downs Telescopic Elevator Advert added by: Matthew Brown Machinery Details Category: Combines Harvesting Equipment - Grain drying and handling Price: £10250 Condition: Excellent Description Downs Telescopic Elevator suitable for any crop , 14 metres fully...
  2. MCook

    R&D Tax Credits for rural businesses

    What are R&D Tax Credits? R&D tax credits are a government scheme introduced to encourage innovation in the UK. They are a tax relief that may reduce your Corporation Tax bill and/or result in a payable tax credit. Who is eligible? Limited companies in the UK that are subject to Corporation...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Don’t be seduced by the looks

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Making a proper assessment of maize crop maturity, rather than just going by date or the look of the crop, will be essential if the best forage is to be produced this autumn – according to Tim Richmond from LG Seeds. The combination of a disrupted...
  4. moretimeforgolf

    Winter linseed drilling

    Just wondering when others with experience of winter linseed think is the best time to drill? I know some will have got theirs in already but I’m in Kent so was thinking mid-September? @Flintstone was early last year but don’t recall seeing how it performed.
  5. Jerry

    New long term ley seed mix

    Got a field that’s been grass since I was born that needs a fessed this autumn. Over summer it was sprayed of and redstart rape drilled to give it a break. Been grazed off once and will have a few more ewe lambs run over it again as a bit of regrow that showing and with today’s rain it should...
  6. M

    Traditional harvest - labour

    Just out of interest really - A recent conversation got me wondering about how much labour was involved harvest/threshing etc pre-mechanisation. I've heard a man could cut around an acre a day with a scythe, is that about right? If so this was obviously only the start - I'm guessing some of...
  7. B

    Potato prices

    Are they on the slide? Or are they steady?
  8. Martin Holden

    Tidy Fields

    Driving through Scotland yesterday and today reminds me that it always seems that fields look tidier up here than in other parts of the UK admittedly they are still on some Spring cereal harvesting so both fresh round and square bales out in the fields but they all appear neat and equally...
  9. Goweresque

    Switch to organic farming causes chaos in Sri Lanka

    Interesting stuff going on in Sri Lanka right now, back in April the government unilaterally declared that all farming was to become organic, and outlawed the importation of agro-chemicals and artificial fertilisers. This has resulted in rampant food price inflation as crop yields are set to...
  10. Andyt880

    What to do with potatoes to leave them ready for harvesting

    We have 2 acres of main crop Maris pipers and a few drills of pinks which we will be hoping to harvest towards the end of the month. In terms of the size and crop we are happy with where they are at now. Tops are still very green and we would like to take the tops off soon and let the skins set...
  11. Agriland RSS

    From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The inventors behind 17 agri-tech solutions will present their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The featured start-ups have worked to tackle some of the biggest challenges in farming, with...
  12. bobk

    Is linseed a good break crop

    Not growing beans , although ideal as a break , horrible to combine and not much better to sell , rape would be good but circumstances have ruled that out
  13. phr49

    Ergot in Spring wheat

    See Ergot tolerances have been tightened up this harvest does this mean if you can see it on lump of wheat it will need dressing out or is there some guidance say 1 ergot kernel per kg of wheat is too much ? If it has to be gravity separated to remove how much per tonne can you expect to pay ...
  14. S

    Why can't wind fallen trees be cleared?

    I know of 2 estates where wind fallen trees cannot be cleared but I don't know why
  15. H

    Winter beans and weeds

    Thinking of growing beans but looking around this years there’s a lot of very weedy bean crops. Having never grown them before is there limited weed control available? Potentially thinking of 130ha of them so wanting to know we can do it right.
  16. Agriland RSS

    Video: Araglin classic silage day sees tractors come from far and wide

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Araglin is a small village community nestling in the folds of the Knockmealdown mountains, where the three counties of Cork, Waterford and Tipperary meet. Over the past few years it has become more widely known amongst the classic tractor community...
  17. Jackov Altraids

    Silage in October

    I've just finished harvesting and its looking like I'm 80 bales short of what I'd like. I could go and chuck some fertiliser on this weekend and aim for another cut but I haven't intentionally tried to silage in October before. What is the opinion of the TFF collective?
  18. Ffermer Bach

    What do we think of Drax?

    Britain backs bio-mass energy in race to hit emissions targets Burning renewable trees promises carbon-free power – but it may not stack up ByRachel Millard2 March 2020 • 6:00am Burning wood chips for power is controversial CREDIT: Daniel Lewis Rising and falling with the tides of the Humber...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Agriculture, logging, and livestock farming top threats to world’s trees – report

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland Agriculture, logging and livestock farming are the top threats to the world’s trees, but climate change and extreme weather are emerging dangers, a recently published report on the world’s tree species has found. The landmark report – State of the...
  20. N

    Trailered or self propelled sprayers

    Considering a budget of 15000. Do you go for a old self propelled or a newer trailered sprayer,