1. J

    Gypsum/Plasterboard Use - Noob Question!

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum. I run a national skip hire brokerage and also a waste transfer station in the south of the UK, so have relationships with lots of large and small skip companies and waste transfer stations. The cost for waste management at the moment is going through the roof...
  2. spark_28

    which sheep feed ?

    currently on 19% ewe rolls. want to up the feed of the poorer sheep/ones carrying twins. sheep in good nick are just going to carry on as they are. they have access to decent hay aswell do i change to this or the bottom one. CRUDE OIL & FAT 3.6% CRUDE PROTEIN 19.8% CRUDE FIBRE...
  3. W

    AHDB fungicide strategy 2022 interesting

    For some reason I can't post the video if someone can please do. Go to about 48 mins in and there is a farmer called Angus from Yorkshire who Is not using fungicides but concentrating on plant health and nutrition. I find this very interesting as we did some on farm trials and saw very similar...
  4. Adeptandy


    Anyone watching ?
  5. chester

    Groundsel control

    Struggling with controlling groundsel, used Tribenuron last year at 30g/ha, seemed to work best when mixed with tebuconazole, so what adjuvants would have the same characteristics as teb? Is there anything else that would give more reliable control, don’t want to use Dff as I think it kills soil...
  6. B

    Cattle killed walker, farmer given prison sentence.

    Farmer receives prison sentence after cattle killed walker 8 February 2022 | by FarmingUK Team | Agri Safety and Rural Crime, News David Tinniswood was fatally attacked by cattle whilst following a public right of way on 30 May 2020 A Lancashire farmer has received a prison sentence for safety...
  7. Dman2

    Which tool for min till

    Ok so possibly looking at going down min till route for some of our land Have @ 150hp to play with What are my options Not looking new
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Jerry

    State of your crops -2022

    Well seeing as it’s new year and last years thread on this topic ram to 80 pages, thought it time to start a new one for this year’s harvest. I don’t have a lot of winter corn in but what I have is looking ok. The warm December certainly did no harm. A selection as off today. Graham after...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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
  17. 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...
  18. 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.
  19. jondear

    Guy Martin and Motocross .
  20. 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...