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  1. Limagrain News

    Top 10 tips for growing peas

    Top 10 tips for growing peas We asked World Record combining pea grower, Tim Lamyman what his top ten tips are for growing a successful crop of peas. No stranger to high yields, Tim Lamyman of Worlaby Farms in Lincolnshire holds the world record yield for combining peas of 6.47 t/ha, with a...
  2. Limagrain News

    Putting malting barley to the test

    Putting malting barley to the test It can be frustrating for growers to see a spring barley like LG Diablo sat at the top of the Recommended List with provisional approvals for malting use, but to then find that their grain merchant isnt too keen to offer a contract to grow it. Why would that...
  3. Limagrain News

    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year

    Maize - an opportunistic crop this year Maize on arable farms could be an attractive option this season for use as AD feedstock or for livestock feed. With livestock farmers looking to rebuild forage stocks, there will be increased interest in either growing maize on contract with a local...
  4. Limagrain News

    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment

    'Difficult' 2018 highlights importance of good spring barley establishment An extremely challenging spring barley season in 2018 has highlighted the importance of optimising crop establishment for achieving the highest yields. January was wetter than average for much of the UK and while...
  5. Limagrain News

    High yields and quality play out in Limagrains recommendations

    High yields and quality play out in Limagrains recommendations Based on the highest yields, a feed wheat, winter barley and oilseed rape from breeders Limagrain UK, take poll position in the 2019-2020 AHDB Recommended List, alongside three other varieties offering excellent quality attributes...
  6. Limagrain News

    LG Seeds

    LG Seeds Merry Christmas all! Another festive #ChristmasJumperDay in support of the wonderful @RABIcharity ???????????? You can read this update from Limagrain on TFF's AGVendor...
  7. Limagrain News

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season

    Selecting the correct maize variety has always been a major factor influencing crop success but proved even more so in the 2018 growing season While most maize growers in 2018 achieved reasonable yields and good quality forage harvested early in near perfect conditions allowing early...
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    NrOSO points

    Where can you gain more points,done the normal,but still short.
  9. Brid @ ADAS

    Top cereal and oilseed growers honoured at the Yield Enhancement Network Awards 2021

    Despite an average growing year for most crops, many growers managed to go above and beyond their predicted max yields, with Lincolnshire grower Tim Lamyman taking the top spots for his wheat yields and his world record breaking winter barley yield. The highest cereal and oilseed yields...
  10. Jerry

    New long term ley seed mix

    Got a field that’s been grass since I was born that needs a fessed this autumn. Over summer it was sprayed of and redstart rape drilled to give it a break. Been grazed off once and will have a few more ewe lambs run over it again as a bit of regrow that showing and with today’s rain it should...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Forage maize variety selection for the 2022 growing season

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Two new first-choice varieties have been added to the British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2022 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL), published today. The new varieties, Gema from Limagrain and KWS Exelon from KWS, are new entrants onto the DL for...
  12. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Roll with it

    Roll with it Written by Llyr Jones talks about taking over the family farm at 19, the huge range of different enterprises he has on the farm, including sheep and cattle, renewable energy production, free range laying hens, and rape seed oil production, his many wider industry roles, and how...
  13. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Ambitious Thinking

    Ambitious Thinking Written by Vicki Hird talks about what makes a successful campaigner, her work with Sustain, how we can make fairer food supply chains, her new book ' Re-Bugging the Planet', and lots, lots more.. Podcast Sponsors: NFU Cymru - for more information please visit...
  14. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    The Living Years

    The Living Years Written by Gareth Edwards talks about his struggles with depression, selling the family farm, his involvement with the Llangollen International Eisteddfod, and living with prostate cancer. All this, and lots more.. Podcast Sponsors: NFU Cymru - for more information...
  15. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    A Farm with a lot of Soul

    A Farm with a lot of Soul Written by George Young is one of the most interesting people, let alone farmers, that I know. Listen as he describes how he went from banking, film, and music, to a full-on agroecological mixed farmer with BIG plans for the future of his farm. All this, and much...
  16. Bury the Trash

    ....for sowing within the next week what best for sheep ?

    For winter, bit later use. Not bought seed yet but...Redstart ? Always get on well it . could add a bit of Italian but might need to spray out potential wild oats if they come :unsure:
  17. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Fieldwork - What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land

    Fieldwork - What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land Written by Bella Bathurst has written one of the best books about farmers and their relationship to land that I've ever read. Join us as we discuss 'Fieldwork - What Land Does to People & What People Do to Land', and what she...
  18. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Louise's Farm Kitchen

    Louise's Farm Kitchen Written by Louise Urquhart talks about her family farm in Aberdeenshire, challenges with soil and sheep metabolism, getting started with pigs and direct selling, Louise's Farm Kitchen, and the crowdfunding campaign she recently ran to start producing free range broiler...
  19. Rock and Roll Farming RSS

    Always Learning!

    Always Learning! Written by Bart van de Ven is one of my favourite people to follow on social media. Listen as we talk about emigrating to New Zealand from Holland, settling in to Kiwi life, his journey along the dairy farming ladder, mental health, and the hilarious and honest videos that he...
  20. S

    Maincrop or stubble turnips

    Which would be best for mid June sowing. To be grazed after Christmas by lambs. Usually grow stubble turnips but the early sown ones are getting quite woody towards the end of the season. Thanks
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