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    French to use neonics in sugar beet seed.

    How will this affect UK growers ?
  2. Agriland RSS

    Keep an eye out for the flea beetle in oilseed rape crops

    Written by Agriland Team Farmers who planted oilseed rape should be keeping an eye out for the flea beetle in oilseed rape crops, or the cabbage stem flee beetle to give it its full name. The flea beetle leaves behind shot holes in the leaves of oilseed rape plants and has decimated crops of...
  3. Direct Driller Magazine

    What to Read - Issue 10

    If you are like us, then you don’t know where to start when it comes to other reading apart from farming magazines. However, there is so much information out there that can help us understand our businesses, farm better and understand the position of non-farmers. We have listed a few more...
  4. Eolas Álainn

    5 Exciting Technologies Changing Farming Right Now

    This may or may be appropriate but better to ask forgiveness than permission I always say! I just wrote an article on 5 exciting technologies that are changing farming today. It's about drones, real-time monitoring, using blockchain to safeguard your supply chains, using sensors to monitor the...
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    Late drilling of OSR to avoid CSFB.

    After the disaster of last year where we were badly infected by CSFB, we are (were) planning of drilling a greatly reduced area of OSR to see if we could establish a viable crop after the migration. Anyone else doing it?, if so how late were you planning on going, here in mid Lincolnshire I am...
  6. Flintstone

    Wheat drilling 2020

    Go on, someone must have started...
  7. Steevo

    Does barley still stack up?

    Reading one market report yesterday, barley is currently trading at a £44/t discount to wheat. Is anyone changing their barley acreage as a result, or are people hoping it will come back in time? Personally we put everything we could last year into wheat, and will be doing likewise again this...
  8. Farming Monthly National RSS

    What Do Drone IP Rating Standards Mean for the Agricultural Sector?

    Written by FM Web Editor The drone market has experienced significant growth in recent years. And as both hobbyist and professional users alike take great interest in exploring the capabilities these devices have to offer, this growth is set to continue, with a huge 76,000 drones projected...
  9. hally

    Stubble turnip

    Does anybody know what these are munching on my stubble turnips?
  10. Sid

    KS Coles fleet and packhouse sale

    20 tractors 9 Fendts 10 JDs 2 Kubotas SP sprayer SP Swede harvester 20 trailers Cultivation equipment Packhouse equipment over 600 lots. Huge change in policy.
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    Farming from March to September Only

    We are thinking of giving this a try. Nothing but spring combinable crops. Alright we won’t make a fortune but might have less of a bad time all round and we can work off farm for a 6 months clear run. Change is as good as a rest and all that. At the moment the year just seems to drag on from...
  12. Badshot

    Wildlife Benefits of dd

    Bloody great beetle in the bean Field. I can see how it's unlikely he'd survive much cultivation.
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    dormancy of charlock

    Local folklaw is that charlock will live in the soil for 100 years. As a brassica grower including swedes under nets, I certaily have fields that will never be used for swedes in my lifetime. I do dispute the 100 year figure, my Dad bought land in 1986 totally infested. It has been arable...
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    Does disinfectant kill scab?i.e stock trailer