legumes

  1. Rowland

    Fert use

    Thankfully I’m out of full time farming now but still have an interest in it . With the obvious problems with fertiliser has anyone who has all the feet they need and bought a semi decent price considered using about half of it this season and holding onto the other half for next season ? Or...
  2. TFF

    Blog: Adjusting N rates and alternative fertiliser management options

    Blog: Adjusting N rates and alternative fertiliser management options Tuesday, 8 March 2022 Fertiliser prices are still sky-high with no sign of coming down, and farmers are considering how much nitrogen to apply. As well as adjusting the nitrogen rate used, AHDB’s crop nutrient management...
  3. P

    Reseeding grassland with no livestock for manure, N, P & k ?

    About to take on a block of land a bit from home, now the land has been let out for a few years, some of the grass is tired and needs reseeding. However no FYM is available, there is no dockings, thistle etc, fairy clean of weeds, so was against importing manure for the risk of weed seed in it...
  4. RobertTheEngineer

    Quick survey on crop rotation

    Dear all, I am Robert from Imperial College and I am currently researching the use of rhizobia and legumes and their effect to boost nitrogen levels in the soil. But before that, I need to understand what are the problems that crop rotation present to farmers so that the new findings in the...
  5. RobertTheEngineer

    A 5 mins survey on crop rotation.

    Dear all, I am Robert from Imperial College and I am currently researching the use of rhizobia and legumes and their effect to boost nitrogen levels in the soil. But before that, I need to understand what are the problems that crop rotation present to farmers so that the new findings in the...
  6. Barleymow

    Might as well pack up

  7. Hutchinsons News

    Now is the time to establish summer cover for soil health

    Now is the time to establish summer cover for soil health The next few weeks are the ideal time to establish a summer cover crop mix on uncropped land requiring improvements to soil structure and health after last winter. Short-duration summer cover crops, such as the new seed mixes available...
  8. Hutchinsons News

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils Leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons has unveiled a new range of tailor-made cover crop mixes that includes options which could help improve the structure and health of land left fallow this spring. With many fields in the wettest parts of the UK...
  9. Cope Seeds News

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures The use of herbal leys within an integrated farming system can enable farmers to reduce input expenditure and improve soil health. Herbal leys have become more popular in recent years, although farmers have actually been planting grasses and pasture...
  10. Cope Seeds News

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria Taylor Moore, assistant variety rep at Cope Seeds and Grain, outlines his views on why herbal leys can help to achieve the top three criteria outlines in the new Environmental Land Management scheme (ELM)… "Details on how...
  11. Cope Seeds News

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health A new herbal mixture is being launched to the market to meet the growing need to improve soil health on farms. The herbal mixture has been formulated by seed and grain specialist, Cope Seeds, which, in addition to Hybrid and Perennial Ryegrass...
  12. Hutchinsons News

    Now is the time to establish summer cover for soil health

    Now is the time to establish summer cover for soil health The next few weeks are the ideal time to establish a summer cover crop mix on uncropped land requiring improvements to soil structure and health after last winter. Short-duration summer cover crops, such as the new seed mixes available...
  13. Hutchinsons News

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils Leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons has unveiled a new range of tailor-made cover crop mixes that includes options which could help improve the structure and health of land left fallow this spring. With many fields in the wettest parts of the UK...
  14. Cope Seeds News

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures The use of herbal leys within an integrated farming system can enable farmers to reduce input expenditure and improve soil health. Herbal leys have become more popular in recent years, although farmers have actually been planting grasses and pasture...
  15. Cope Seeds News

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria Taylor Moore, assistant variety rep at Cope Seeds and Grain, outlines his views on why herbal leys can help to achieve the top three criteria outlines in the new Environmental Land Management scheme (ELM)… "Details on how...
  16. Cope Seeds News

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health A new herbal mixture is being launched to the market to meet the growing need to improve soil health on farms. The herbal mixture has been formulated by seed and grain specialist, Cope Seeds, which, in addition to Hybrid and Perennial Ryegrass...
  17. M

    Can we all carry on farming?

    Realistically with fertiliser prices still rising and my fuel supplier is saying Red diesel will just hit parity with white diesel very shortly, can we actually carry on? Just looking at our combine as it’s going to cost us £45,000 in fuel alone this coming harvest if Red diesel hits £1.50/l...
  18. Cope Seeds News

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures

    Soil health benefits of herbal ley mixtures The use of herbal leys within an integrated farming system can enable farmers to reduce input expenditure and improve soil health. Herbal leys have become more popular in recent years, although farmers have actually been planting grasses and pasture...
  19. Cope Seeds News

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria

    Herbal leys: How they could help farmers satisfy new ELM criteria Taylor Moore, assistant variety rep at Cope Seeds and Grain, outlines his views on why herbal leys can help to achieve the top three criteria outlines in the new Environmental Land Management scheme (ELM)… "Details on how...
  20. Cope Seeds News

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health

    New herbal ley mixture for improved soil health A new herbal mixture is being launched to the market to meet the growing need to improve soil health on farms. The herbal mixture has been formulated by seed and grain specialist, Cope Seeds, which, in addition to Hybrid and Perennial Ryegrass...
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