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  1. B

    Will Very High Input Costs, Cause A Drop In Production?

    Well the story of the dairy farmer, in the AG press the other day has for him? my view is that alot of farmers will not buy fertilizer at the currant prices and many might take the view, such as in the beef industry, just cash in the cows, why bother to make sliage, hay etc etc etc, with all...
  2. D

    Fair price for arable rent.

    Got a neighbour who normally rent standing grass of me £50 per acre per cut. This year he still has everything that he made last year left, so has asked if he can plant barley instead. It might suit me as I can get a autumn reseed in the ground and not have as many weeds as a spring reseed...
  3. cubby

    Turnip harvester

    Looking for a turnip harvester old school machine only for 4 ha thank you
  4. spin cycle

    spring bean sowing

    to late now?....or how much time left?
  5. Breckland Boy

    Beet '22

    Made a start drilling today. Direct into an ex 2 year ley. Reasonably confident that it won't blow.
  6. shumungus

    Wholecrop choices.

    Wanting to reduce meal use next winter. Suckler to beef and sheep enterprise. No grain storage facilities. Wanting to grow grain and put in silo along with grass. What are the pro's and cons of wheat versus osts versus rye. Never grew grain before, educate me.
  7. snarling bee

    Will there be ANY fertiliser available next year?

    Unless the Ukraine situation gets sorted in the next 6 months, will there be any fertiliser of any sort available next year, at any price? But then 5 t/ha wheat at £300, with much lower direct costs, might not be all that bad.
  8. Hutchinsons News

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ

    Event showcases environmental options to âbridge the BPS gapâ The switch from direct support to environmentally-focussed payments presents massive challenges over coming years, but leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is helping growers plan the best way forward to benefit from the opportunities...
  9. Hutchinsons News

    Make the most of pre-em weed control in beet

    Make the most of pre-em weed control in beet Pre-emergence herbicides will need to feature more prominently in sugar beet weed control programmes in order to mitigate the risks from poorer control later in the season, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons says. While post-emergence chemistry has...
  10. KWS News

    âHistoric agreementâ brings increased choice for sugar beet growers

    âHistoric agreementâ brings increased choice for sugar beet growers Sugar beet breeder KWS and the joint Seed Working Group of British Sugar and NFU Sugar have reached an agreement that extends the seed offering to growers. The agreement means growers can for the first time choose...
  11. Corteva Updates

    Protecting your new leys

    Protecting your new leys Reseeding is an important part of grassland management, but youll gain the most benefit from your investment with effective weed control. Forager finds out more. Why is it important to control weeds in new leys? Reseeding is essential for maintaining productive...
  12. Corteva Updates

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well

    Attention to detail fundamental to growing maize well Maize is not the easiest crop to grow well in our temperate and unpredictable climate. But the popularity of this high-yielding crop has increased in recent times with advances in plant breeding supporting the needs of dairy farmers all...
  13. Corteva Updates

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape

    Adopt good stewardship principles when tackling blackgrass in oilseed rape Oilseed rape growers are being encouraged to follow water stewardship best practice as the key period for controlling blackgrass begins across the UK. The application window for AstroKerb® (propyzamide + aminopyralid)...
  14. Corteva Updates

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb

    Weather data at your fingertips to optimise timing of AstroKerb and Kerb Corteva Agriscience will be providing weather data by postcode on their website and on Farming Online, as they have done in the past, but now with greater ease of access through their popular Arable App. Designed for both...
  15. Corteva Updates

    Cereal growers urged to follow tried and tested herbicide programmes this autumn

    Cereal growers urged to follow tried and tested herbicide programmes this autumn Corteva AgriscienceTM says farmers growing winter cereal crops should persevere with early-season herbicide programmes wherever possible as changeable weather hits much of the UK. The company says skipping a...
  16. Corteva Updates

    John Sellars: This post-emergence herbicide window will be crucial for oilseed rape growers

    John Sellars: This post-emergence herbicide window will be crucial for oilseed rape growers A lot of arable farmers will be glad to see the back of the last growing season and will be looking forward to a fresh start. Every year we are reminded of how volatile the business of producing food...
  17. Corteva Updates

    Take advantage of autumn conditions to reseed pastures

    Take advantage of autumn conditions to reseed pastures Farmers who missed out reseeding fields in this year’s dry spring can still upgrade their pastures now by carrying out an autumn reseed. “New swards that mainly consist of perennial ryegrass can produce more than 3t DM/ha more grass...
  18. Corteva Updates

    Early drilled oilseed rape needs tailored herbicide programme

    Early drilled oilseed rape needs tailored herbicide programme Farmers who drilled oilseed rape in July and August without applying a pre-emergence herbicide will need a tailored approach to weed control this autumn. Corteva AgriscienceTM says earlier drilling is one strategy being employed on...
  19. Corteva Updates

    Follow the label when using Forefront T

    Follow the label when using Forefront T Farmers using Forefront T to control perennial weeds such as docks, thistles, ragwort and nettles to turn infested pasture back into productive grassland, must remember treatment comes with certain obligations. “Forefront T must only be used in fields...
  20. Corteva Updates

    Controlling thistles in grassland

    Controlling thistles in grassland Fields filled with 10% thistles produce 10% less grass to feed to livestock says Corteva Agriscience’s weed biology specialist Dr Nicola Perry. “As early grass growth has been poor in many parts, forage supply might not meet demand coming from the cattle and...
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