herbicide

  1. happycows

    Farming without bagged Fertiliser

    100 cows on 100 acres Cutting frequently to bales or zero grazing. Regular reseed rotation and import quite a bit of nutrients in feed. Not used any p or k for years just urea and sulphur for first 2/3 of the season going little and often. Gone to all umbilical/dribble bar and just put in a...
  2. CPM RSS

    Real Results Pioneers – No compromise in blackgrass battle

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Experience has shaped a multi-tool blackgrass strategy at Troston Farms in Suffolk, with crop productivity the key priority. CPM visits to find out how it’s developed and what part new chemistry will play. Yield is king. Compromise that and you...
  3. R

    So who has started drilling ?

    Normally try and drill first ten days of October but last two years have been caught by heavy storms just after drilling that has gone on for months, thinking of going early this time, what's are others doing ?
  4. 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
  5. S

    Glyphosate again

    https://off-guardian.org/2021/09/02/a-message-to-the-eu-address-the-real-public-health-crisis-by-banning-glyphosate/ I am not sure what to make of this piece, does it have any merit or is based on nothing? I like most use it but worry there may be more downsides than we've been made aware of...
  6. 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.
  7. Agriland RSS

    Controlling grassland weeds now sets up pastures for optimal growth next spring

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The weather this spring was not conducive to dealing with grassland weeds. Many, such as docks, thistles, and nettles, have grown on, set seed and dominated a greater area than before. However, all is not lost. Recent mild and wet weather means now is...
  8. B

    Water smartweed / amphibious bistort control

    I have a plague of it and I can't seem to find a suitable herbicide. Cutting it does knock it back a bit but won't kill it. I think it's in the knotweed family
  9. T

    Cheap Winter Bean Establishment

    Looking to grow winter beans for first time this year, completely fed up with beet . Just wondered what the cheapest way of establishing them is while still getting a decent yield, not got a direct drill but open to ideas. Some going on lovely light black land , others going on heavy sticky c**p...
  10. daveydiesel1

    Roundup onto cuttin ground

    Going today to put roundup onto some ground were cuttin silage off was wonderin what was the quickest i can cut it after sprayin as dont want to wait til its startin to change colour
  11. S

    300 acres starting from scratch

    Hello all, Hypothetical question here. What would everyone do if they had a 300 acre greenfield site of grade 3 land? Build a dairy? Go all cereals? Sheep? Location; Northumberland Cheers Steakeater
  12. W

    Early Christmas for arable producers?

    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...
  13. Farmer-George

    Ergot Claims

    Anyone else seeing ergot claims into store for wheat and barley? Not saying it’s not there but I sure can’t find as much in my heap as the seem to be able to find on the weigh bridge in every load.
  14. R

    Home saved OSR

    Does home saved osr that has been desiccated with glyphosate have less vigour than a crop unsprayed? Any opinions?
  15. Corteva Updates

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as oilseed rape area is set to increase

    With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Buoyant prices for the 2021 crop are being underpinned by demand from processors and it is...
  16. Kevtherev

    Farming in the future

    What do we reckon is ahead of us ? More tech more regulation? More plant based farming??? Where does the predominantly livestock based small family farm fit in in the future?
  17. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  18. bobk

    5.5 million EU citizens claim ......

    Settled status in the UK , wonder how many UK expats applications have been approved in the EU . not many I suspect .
  19. CPM RSS

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as OSR area set to increase

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Buoyant prices...
  20. W

    Organic farming

    Hello guys! Wondering if anyone can advise some good resources on organic farming for me to learn from? Any textbooks, online websites or books I can buy on the matter. I’ve a degree in science and so have a particular interest in studying farming and coming at things from a scientific...
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