maize

  1. L

    When is the latest you have (successfully) drilled grass seed.

    As above. We have a field sprayed off a good three weeks now. We have had a little rain. But not enough to encourage me to drill it yet. How long can I wait ?
  2. Corteva Technical

    Grassland and Maize Agronomy Update

    Welcome to the latest update for the 2021 grassland and maize season. These regular technical notes are a seasonal commentary to help those interested in improving grassland and forage productivity on dairy, beef, sheep and equestrian enterprises. Download the FarmMoreForage App Where you are...
  3. C

    Anyone got their herd indoors ??

    Asking for help....I’m a regular contributor on the Arable forum and Agriculture forum but rarely come over here with you Dairy boys ( and girls) but I have a friend who’s doing a Masters at Leeds Uni and she’s looking for a dairy farm who keeps their cows indoors 24/7 The project is on...
  4. Symonds & Sampson LLP

    ⭐ONLINE AUCTION RUNNING NOW⭐

    Finishing Tuesday 21st September from 7pm Full details & bidding: https://bit.ly/3hxwD6S 3 Part Dispersal's to include JD Tractors, Potato Equipment, Parlours, Lely Robots, Bulk Tanks, etc. Dillington Farms (change in farming policy): Lot 1 John Deere 6155R (17) Autopower 50kph, 4,720hrs Lot 2...
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Impressive yields from new varieties despite stop-start harvest

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Despite catchy August weather that has left many farmers with the usual harvest headaches there have been some notable performances from several new varieties being grown for the first time, including two new winter barley varieties, that have exceeded...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    Don’t be seduced by the looks

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Making a proper assessment of maize crop maturity, rather than just going by date or the look of the crop, will be essential if the best forage is to be produced this autumn – according to Tim Richmond from LG Seeds. The combination of a disrupted...
  7. yellowfrog

    wile 55

    have a wile 55 moisture meter does anyone have the list of numbers that corospond to different crops as my list has worn off side of said meter? gratefull in advance steve
  8. Agriland RSS

    Harvest checklist launched to help farmers capitalise on sustainability of maize

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland With the drive to farm sustainably, be sure to capitalise on the excellent potential in this year’s forage maize crops as a high-energy, home-grown feed for dairy cows. You can do this by minimising nutrient losses and wastage when turning maize crops...
  9. Y

    Thoughts on loosing BPS and replacing with ELMS?

    What are people’s thoughts and what are you doing to get ready for the change
  10. G

    Guy Smith's response to FW article on AIC rules.

    What's he talking about. I don't get his argument. We say we want AIC to allow UK grain to have same intake requirements as imports. Guy is waffling on about government, neonics, and watering down RT rules to lowest common denominator is bad. We're not talking about lowering RT rules, we're...
  11. happycows

    Farming without bagged Fertiliser

    100 cows on 100 acres Cutting frequently to bales or zero grazing. Regular reseed rotation and import quite a bit of nutrients in feed. Not used any p or k for years just urea and sulphur for first 2/3 of the season going little and often. Gone to all umbilical/dribble bar and just put in a...
  12. 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...
  13. S

    Will high fertiliser prices change you’re cropping plan.

    As per title. I am thinking of dropping winter barley and reducing wheat in favour of spring crops grown with plenty of pig muck under them . What’s everyone’s thoughts ?
  14. M

    Tractor and driver for hire

    Hi there, I’m looking into buying a tractor to hire into the uk with a driver for the busy planting and harvest season. Looking at buying something along the lines of a Massey Ferguson 7720/case puma 175. Is there many people hiring tractors in for the harvest/planting season? What sort of...
  15. KW Alternative Feeds

    KW Feedcast Episode 15 - 7 September 2021

    In the latest episode of Feedcast hear James Barker and James Butt-Evans discuss the forthcoming USDA report, where the UK wheat market is and the effects of the weather and logistics on the global raw materials market. This Friday sees the latest full acreage report come from the USDA. This...
  16. Farm Business RSS

    Harvest checklist launched to help farmers capitalise on sustainability of maize

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business With the drive to farm sustainably, be sure to capitalise on the excellent potential in this year’s forage maize crops as a high-energy, home-grown feed for dairy cows. Do this by minimising nutrient losses and wastage when turning maize crops into...
  17. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – Carbon care is driven by data

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Will Oliver has been responsible for some bold changes his family farm has made and has impressive results to show for them. CPM explores how the decisions were made that gave the business the confidence to change. What we’re aiming for is a...
  18. R

    So who has started drilling ?

    Normally try and drill first ten days of October but last two years have been caught by heavy storms just after drilling that has gone on for months, thinking of going early this time, what's are others doing ?
  19. Flintstone

    Suggestions please

    I’ve been a Claydon user for six years. Very pleased in general, but thinking about a system change maybe. if you were going to be direct drilling 90% spring crops, into cover crops, what would you recommend? Lots of flint (so minimal rubber please). 215 hp. Good trash capabilities. At least...
  20. bobk

    Is linseed a good break crop

    Not growing beans , although ideal as a break , horrible to combine and not much better to sell , rape would be good but circumstances have ruled that out
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