1. W

    Electricity connection advisor

    Does anyone have any suggestions as to people who can advise on electricity connections, measure current usage and plan electrical systems? Being speaking to WPD who gave us a £65k budget estimate, which is fine but have now comeback with a more accurate estimate of £350k. Trying to find...
  2. Clive

    Winter Barley yields 2021

    So i see quite a few combines are rolling now in the uk ? how’s it yielding so far ? would be helpful to others to add some context - variety, location and areas etc maybe ?
  3. Jerry

    What new feed wheat?

    I need to replace Skyfall for this autumn drilling. It’s breaking then to rust and has had its day now. Will carry Graham for another year, hopefully more. So what varieties are worth looking at? Note I’m in the SW so good septoria scores are a must!
  4. D

    Crazy tillering in spring wheat.

    Trying it this year after a twenty year gap, and I'm amazed at the shear number of tillers plants are putting out, whether it's emerged poorly or well there are at least ten tillers on every plant and one on its own had at least thirty before I stopped counting. It was planted in early April...
  5. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – Yields to rival the rest

    Written by cpm As advances in breeding accelerate the yield potential of conventional barley varieties, a new offering from Senova looks to be hot on the heels of some of the top hybrids. CPM reviews Bordeaux. Varieties like Bordeaux are closing the yield gap between conventional and hybrids...
  6. Bigjon44


    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  7. CPM RSS

    Fit for the Future – Traits of success

    Written by cpm With growers turning to cultural methods to control the impact of aphids on barley crops, KWS’ latest BYDV-tolerant variety looks set to play an important role. CPM finds out more. Genetics are going to help when chemistry may not be able to. By Charlotte Cunningham Since the...
  8. JasmineHughes

    KWS need your insight!

    We need you! We breed new varieties specifically for the UK market, and need your feedback to ensure we’re delivering products and services that help meet the challenges you face on farm and set you up to achieve the greatest success. We know it’s not always fun filling in surveys, so we’ve...
  9. CPM RSS

    Sugar beet varieties – Virus tolerance makes debut

    Written by cpm The 2022 BBRO/BSPB Recommended List was released last month and features a high turnover of varieties – with six additions, including the first variety with a tolerance trait to virus yellowing. CPM finds out what to expect from the newcomers. Tolerance will help to manage the...
  10. F


    Compared to everything else on the farm, does anyone else’s Parkin look particularly sh1t
  11. Hutchinsons News

    Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    Don't drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
  12. CPM RSS

    Crop Doctor – Shift in the fungal fight

    Written by cpm Download PDF As crops put on spring growth, many will have their first fungicide at the T1 timing. CPM joins the Crop Doctors on a virtual tour as they consider the implications. You need nerves of steel to the point of foolishness not to treat. By Tom Allen-Stevens Every year...
  13. Broomy

    Accommodation Cambridgeshire

    Hi. My daughter is starting a placement year at KWS near Duxford airport in July. She is looking for a house to rent nearby and I was wondering if anyone on here knew or had any farm cottages to rent ? She is doing a degree in agriculture at Harper Adam’s and there may be a few more students...
  14. Agriland RSS

    Nail yellow rust early this season

    Written by William Kellett Yellow rust levels are currently high across the country, with infections set to rise over the next few weeks. This means that growers should be prepared to protect crops from this potentially devastating disease. Andrew Wright, area business manager at Hutchinsons...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Growers urged to monitor crops more closely and treat fields individually

    Written by William Kellett This year, growers have seen much more winter wheat in the ground across the country, with the exception of parts of East Anglia, and crops have come through the cold snap in February well. Two distinct sowing periods caused by very wet weather last October will mean...
  16. D

    Any Future.

    Been in the indrustry since i was 14 now 51. The constant bombardment from organisations, groups and people i ask myself is there any future in this indrustry?
  17. moretimeforgolf

    Anyone growing hybrid rye?

    I’m growing rye for the first time this year. I’ve got hybrid variety Serafino. It follows wheat, straw baled, stubble raked, drilled last week of September with JD750a. The issue I have is that it is thin in the swath rows. I take it that it doesn’t like the toxins from the wheat chaff. Has...
  18. M

    Sustainable Farming Incentive - Pilot Information (including PAYMENT RATES) To me this looks far from straightforward and those who moaned about the complexities of the BPS application...
  19. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – Awesome Dawsum

    Written by cpm Download PDF Making all the right noises for recommendation this autumn, there’s a new hard feed wheat on the horizon that’s set to shake up the Group 4 market. CPM reviews KWS Dawsum. KWS has such a great history in breeding when it comes to wheats. By Charlotte Cunningham As...
  20. Johnnyboxer

    Which manufacturer to launch the first electric tractor

    John Deere or Agco badge? Which one will be first to market for retail sale ? Would you buy an electric tractor? JLR going all electric