1. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Ukrainian maize situation for UK feed markets next season

    Black Sea maize is a common sight in UK import programmes, especially in tight supply seasons. With maize markets enjoying a high-price season, will this carry on to new-crop and reduce the pressure that more “typical” maize prices have had on feed markets? Forward FOB prices for Black Sea...
  2. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    US crop condition scores trimmed, but rain is on the way

    Over recent weeks and months, dry weather in the US has been causing new-crop supply concerns. Though recently, forecasts for cooler and wetter weather next week have been leading to price losses in global markets. Improved weather will be important for US crop development. The latest USDA crop...
  3. C

    Ford 8340 Transmisson pressure light .

    The hydraulic pressure light, the one above the hare symbol is after coming on along with a beeping alert . Have changed all the filters but no avail The book says the symbol represents steering port , trans pressure . . A pressure test of the packs indicates the pressure is within its range...
  4. R

    Spraying fungicide and side effects

    Hi all, We're moving onto a small acre of land with a house in the middle, surrounded by fields. Cabbage and wheat I think. Please excuse my uneducated stance and questions but I'm struggling to get info from the local famers. Lived in the area for 17 years but this new house is just outside...
  5. spikeislander

    Sunflowers are moving now

    Trying a few this year
  6. L


    Just sat pondering the dreaded blackgrass while I enjoy a Saturday morning brew. I have been trying to think of the way the weed grows throughout the season and if it has weakness? For the life of me I can't think what this weakness might be to even begin to exploit this as a means of control...
  7. MX7

    Planting game cover strips????

    When is the best time to plant game cover strips that include brassicas in them eg Moir Mix type mixtures? I ask the above on behalf of my wife , as the keeper where she works is kicking off as the game covers crops are not looking very good, They been sprayed for flea beetle. In my experience...
  8. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    WASDE leaves us waiting on weather

    Yesterday saw the release of two key reports, both of which had the potential to cause increased volatility. In truth, neither report had much impact. The reports were the USDA world supply and demand estimates (WASDE) and the Brazilian crop production report from Conab. The key watch points...
  9. J

    Winter forage

    Got the chance of an arable farmer to put some stubble turnips kale drilled in once fascila been topped around august time, just after thoughts regarding payment if I should pay by acre or per head I fear it may not come to much with being planted in back end just wanting to put some fertility...
  10. Agri J

    Looking For Work Tractor driver looking for Autumn work / full time Norfolk

    Hi I'm looking for something for this autumn starting from early October. I have a good amount of experience and work hard. I'm 23 years old, and have a full clean licence and teleporter ticket. Experience includes, Bale handling, Potato store management, quality checks on incoming potato's...
  11. Oldmacdonald

    Cecil Rhodes statue.

    Should it remain at Oxford university? It apparently will due to high costs of removal :unsure: But what's your views. I'd suggest his only redeeming feature was to leave his wealth to the university and that in no way makes up for the rest of his views and actions.
  12. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    New-season fertiliser prices to start high

    At the start of June, we find ourselves at a key point in the fertiliser market, with new season terms being released. In the run up to the new season values we have seen vastly elevated prices for ammonium nitrate (AN). Values of both domestic and imported AN continued to be strong in March and...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Global food prices rise at fastest monthly rate in a decade

    Written by Agriland Team Global food prices rose in May at their fastest monthly rate in more than a decade, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN has reported. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 127.1 points in May, 4.8% higher than in April and 39.7% higher than in May 2020...
  14. Farmer_1994

    “Grazing corn”

    Bmr tillering corn, 60 days from plant till harvest and yields 5-7 dm ton an acre. feed test from local farmer that tried it last year Thoughts?
  15. CPM RSS

    Forward-thinking farmers – A crop you can rely on

    Written by cpm As oilseed rape hangs in the balance on many farms, one Suffolk arable business has a system, backed up with dependable genetics, that puts prospects firmly in its favour. CPM visits to glean some experience. The main aspect is that I have the confidence to continue with oilseed...
  16. A

    Solid digestate available north Cambs south lincs

    Solid digestate available from farm fed digester using fym, rye and maize. delivery and spreading available. From £3/ton or swap for straw in the swath. 07723096328
  17. organicguy


    Lost a field of spring barley to leatherjackets. Not being able to use Dursban what are my options to make sure they don't wipe out the grass I want to plant?
  18. F

    Slurry separation

    Having just followed a trailer load of solids along the the road that were to be tipped in a field gateway it got me wondering what exactly the point of slurry separation is? It seems to me to just create yet another product to be handled and involves yet more machinery (separation unit, pumps...
  19. jackrussell101

    Simtech Grass Farmer drilling wheat

    We've just bought the above drill and were wondering if anyone else has got one and if so whether you drill cereals with yours and if so how do you get on with it...
  20. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Budgeting, why now and how can this benefit us?

    Why now is a good time to start Budgeting is a useful tool when growing grains and oilseeds. Calculating costs of production by tonne by crop type can help you understand at what price your crop could make a profit, and so help manage your cashflow. Perhaps the most important question is, why...