So some very impressive yields and prices being bandied about on the Combinable price tracker thread.
Is it premature to say it would appear 21/22 is set to be a brilliant year for UK cereal growers - asking for a friend...
New wheat blends launched: Stepping back to move forward
Many UK farmers are exploring cereal blends as a way of tacking disease and reducing inputs in favour of a regenerative approach to farming, and leading seed supplier Cope Seeds and Grain, is launching a pre-mixed range of organic and...
Sustainable Farming Incentive: information about the rollout of our new environmental scheme
Written by Hannah Freeman
Natural England/R Harris
Today at the Cereals 2021 agricultural show, our Secretary of State, George Eustice, announced further information about the Sustainable Farming...
Written by William Kellett
There are many factors involved in sustainable agriculture and a special selection of seminars at the Cereals Event will explore how farmers can strengthen all the different pillars of sustainability.
From financial and mental strength, to healthy soils and the...
We've been talking about reduced lime spreading rates on the Beef & Lamb price tracker & thought it deserves it's own thread.
Sorry if I've missed anyone who was in that conversation.
Just to catch up...
Written by William Kellett
Soil is one of our most valuable assets, and soil health can be a key element in the fight against climate change – so how can farmers maximise its potential?
UK country manager at UPL, Vaughn Stansfield, believes that when growing crops, soil health is at the start...
Written by Lydia Turner
Major UK supermarkets and food businesses, Co-op, Iceland, Nestlé, Pilgrim’s Pride and Waitrose, joined WWF today in calling for a ‘bold and forward-looking vision’ for UK trade, that puts the environment and the just transition to a green economy ‘front and centre’...
I,ve heard down the grapevine that the EA are banning autumn slurry and solid muck applications as AHDB have told them there is no crop justification for applications of N or manur containing N apart from on osr
This effectively means all and any livestock manures or digestate cannot be...
To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
We seem to have had a pattern in the last 5 years of very wet weather November to Feb leading to flooded land (grass and arable)
Has this affected (or will affect) your future farming trends - cropping and livestock?
Drying up a bit now, bit of fieldwork going on, but a lot of fields have...
I ask the above as the island of the “Uk” is such a pinprick, relative to worldwide agriculture.
Which other countries agricultural policies are so concerned with “carbon neutral farming “ as the Uk is??
All over the news today, the three things that will be taxed to save the planet.
And what do you expect, when you are all quite happy for your national bodies to go around saying that you cause 5% of all UK GHG emissions, or 10%, or whatever this weeks figure plucked out of the air by the...
Farm Carbon Toolkit, in partnership with the Duchy of Cornwall are offering two job opportunities, based in the South West (UK).
We are looking for two Farm Carbon and Soils Advisors to join our growing team, helping farmers to reduce their carbon footprint, build resilience and healthy soils...
Donât let phosphate deficiency stifle wheat potential
Lack of phosphate could be limiting yield potential in many wheat crops, even some of the best. Hutchinsons crop nutrition manager Tim Kerr examines what can be done about it this autumn.
Analysis of more than 900 grain samples...
Welcome to the Healthy Soils stand.
As an irreplaceable physical resource, it is essential to protect and nurture the soil if we are to continue producing crops under the current agricultural model. To help this process the Healthy Soils service provides essential information to growers and...
Having had several discussion s regarding solid fert placement at drilling a fert rep tells us that there is no difference between broadcast on top fert over placed of the same analysis.
does anyone know of any work or have any experience of this sort of thing at all.
Any opinions welcome .
Sustainable Crop Health
Watch here - https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1030037192966332175
Chaired by Christopher Horne, Department of International Trade
This session explores the new technologies in crop disease and fertiliser management including smart tools, new products and...