1. Man_in_black

    Ewes blowing guts out

    How do Due to start next week. Tex X lleyn in lamb to tex. Brought them in ny eve. Week later one had prolapse but another one had (my gaffers words, I wasn't there) just shot everything out its fanny. He insists it not a prolapse and everything had come out in bloody mess, obviously dead. Two...
  2. TFF

    RB209 Section 3 Grass and forage crops

    The Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) helps you make the most of organic materials and balance the benefits of fertiliser use against the costs - both economic and environmental. It explains the value of nutrients, soil and why good nutrient management is about more than just the fertilisers you...
  3. TFF

    RB209 Section 2 Organic materials

    Profitable farming requires continued development and use of a wide range of skills. Good nutrient management is an important aspect of this and can contribute to business efficiency and reduce environmental impacts The Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) helps you make the most of organic...
  4. K

    Lamb reviver/ boost/ jump start

    Lambing a few weeks away and wanting to know everyone's views on the lamb revive, boost and jump start products. Do they work? Are they worth the money? I was giving any lamb that hadn't sooked a shot of the Osmonds one and can't decide if it worked or not. It's was a third of the price of...
  5. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see, today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  6. FIL46

    Westfield kit car rebuild

    3 few years ago I sold my race Westfield and hung up my racing boots and bought one for a road/trackday toy a 2013 with a Honda s2000 engine and 6 speed box, added my own bit's like bigger brakes,oil cooler,full roll cage ect, had her looking mint then took it too a track evening at knockhill...
  7. Direct Driller Magazine

    A guide to magnesium nutrition – are your crops getting enough?

    A guide to magnesium nutrition – are your crops getting enough? Written by James Warne from Soil First Farming An introduction to magnesium and its role in crops Magnesium is a crucial component in the production process of yield in any crop. It forms the centre of the chlorophyll complex. In...
  8. JD-Kid

    intresting reading

    some intresting reading and might answer the age old question always seem to get alot of ram lambs or ewe lambs S1319562X20305416
  9. Agriland RSS

    Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Potash and nitrogen (N) interactions have been shown, over many years, to be key determinants of crop growth and final yields. According to the Potash Development Association (PDA), a response by a crop to one nutrient being dependent on an adequate...
  10. steveR

    Salt on grassland?

    I have been told before now, that an application of salt will improve the palatability of PP. If so, how much?? Got one field, that the stock do not like the one end much at all. Ph is OK as limed last year. Grass species have changed over the past 2-3 years IMO.
  11. jondear

    Guy Martin and Motocross .
  12. Farmer mk1

    Paper waste and sewage sludge

    Hi, Does anyone use the paper waste for field nutrients. We have some land and there isn’t any body to the land, it ploughs like dust and just levels it’s self easy so want to put something back in to get some body in the land and can get paper locally and sewage sludge locally aswell so...
  13. W

    Suckler cow future?

    With the current anti meat eating campaign, proposed meat tax and the loss of bps introduction of elmsleaning more to greener crops is their a future for profitable suckler cows In the uk?
  14. Kevtherev

    Big changes ahead then

  15. B

    Sudden Death of Sucklers in This Weather.

    Anyone else had a rough time of time of it? We had a dead cow on Wednesday morning and then two more side by side this morning, all in the same field. Its very mild to bring them in ,which brings its own problems. They look content enough and have plenty straw , molasses and mag buckets...
  16. Greythundercloudys

    20000 increase in mchale balers.

    Did l see that wrong, but l saw that a mchale fusion was 20000 dearer that it used to be, can't find the article, think it was over in Ireland.
  17. Agriland RSS

    66% of most soils deficient in key nutrients – NRM

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland NRM has published its annual soil summary report for 2020-2021, with consolidated data from thousands of soil samples across the UK. Results show that two thirds of most soils are deficient in the key nutrients of phosphorus, potassium and magnesium...
  18. Direct Driller Magazine

    A deeper insight into soil - gamma ray spectroscopy

    Over the last two years there has been an evolution in the way that soil nutrient mapping is carried out. This has been driven by the launch of TerraMap by Hutchinsons in 2019. Terramap came at the perfect timing for farmers looking for that next level of accuracy in understanding their soils in...
  19. Farm Business RSS

    Certification boost as Boulby products shipped worldwide

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A leading international certification body has confirmed that polyhalite multi-nutrient fertilisers produced at the ICL Boulby mine in East Cleveland are approved for use in organic farming. The certification from the Control Union organisation confirms...
  20. CPM RSS

    Polyhalite fertiliser gets organic approval

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Polyhalite multi-nutrient fertilisers produced at ICL’s Boulby mine have been approved for usage in organic farming. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The certification from the Control Union organisation confirms that both the Polysulphate Standard...