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  1. T

    Dodgy beetle grain rejection

    Just had a load of malting barley rejected for a Cadelle beetle. They’ve sent a supposed image (presumably under microscope) of the said offender. Only one was found and three loads had already gone in from that store. I think it’s all [email protected]@@@it, as I’ve looked up this beetle and it wouldn’t need...
  2. Greythundercloudys

    30,000 acres per year for trees 2024.

    Is this a joke, where is all this land coming from once its planted that's it gone forever, a shepherd was saying this farm where he worked is getn the greener inbye ground planted and the hill ground left to go wild. I wounder what's they are paying.
  3. Bossfarmer

    how much are you REDUCING N rates????

    With the current explosion in fert prices how much N is everyone putting on their Spring barley and wheat and how much do they plan to reduce it to this year? Spring barley 2020 139kg N/ha 2021 112kg N/ha wheat 2020 215kg N/ha 2021 175kg N/ha
  4. J

    fertilizer crisis

    what are folks thinking re the massive hike in prices, surely comes apoint when it is not sustainably. still think if not one farmer ordered any fert price would ease , is abit of amind game !
  5. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Grain Market Outlook 2021

  6. K

    OUR BIGGEST GRAIN DRYER YET

    Carrying on from our smallest grain dryer to our largest so far is our 200 tonne model fully insulted and cladded and weather roof ( all our dryers are done this way)with virtually no heat loss as opposed to uninsulated dryers, the hot air plenum alone has a surface area of 311 square meters...
  7. K

    OUR LARGEST GRAIN DRYER YET

    Carrying on from our smallest grain dryer to our largest so far is our 200 tonne model fully insulted and cladded and weather roof ( all our dryers are done this way)with virtually no heat loss as opposed to uninsulated dryers, the hot air plenum alone has a surface area of 311 square meters...
  8. K

    OUR LARGEST GRAIN DRYER YET

    Carrying on from our smallest grain dryer to our largest so far is our 200 tonne model fully insulted and cladded and weather roof ( all our dryers are done this way)with virtually no heat loss as opposed to uninsulated dryers, the hot air plenum alone has a surface area of 311 square meters...
  9. Direct Driller Magazine

    Farmer Focus - Rob Raven

    The phrase “Regenerative agriculture” is a relative newcomer to our collective vocabulary, and although it roughly describes the type of farming I attempt to practice, it is not a phrase that sits easily with me, as it is so vulnerable to being hijacked by special interest groups, and can mean...
  10. Surgery

    Ad plants , you can’t make it up

    Local plant produced too much gas and having to burn it off even thou there’s a shortage
  11. G

    Wheat into orbit

    Up£3.75 today!!!
  12. Clive

    Red Tractor liars

    This is beyond belief, how can they get away with lying like this ? Can any farmer be in doubt that we need some serious action here where is their London office and who has a muck spreader ? they seem to like bulls**t !
  13. G

    Barley 300 euros

    In france so i am told
  14. Direct Driller Magazine

    Growers Dismayed at the Unlevel Playing Field of Grain

    Growers Dismayed at the Unlevel Playing Field of Grain By Steve Ridsdale Combinable crop direct drillers have found ways to cut establishment costs, whilst at the same time aiming to increase the resilience and productive capacity of their soils. At the other end of the production cycle, comes...
  15. B

    is it worth it

    spending 125/a on N fert for second wheat ?
  16. Janet Hughes Defra

    LIVE - DEFRA SFI Janet Hughes “ask me anything” 19:00-20:00 20th September (Today)

    Hello, I’m Janet Hughes. I’m the Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme in Defra – the programme that’s phasing out the Common Agricultural Policy and introducing new schemes and services for farmers. Today (20 September) between 7pm-8pm, I and some of my...
  17. daveydiesel1

    Who is cleanin up?

    Recently priced some 9×3×20 timber and its more than doubled since we last bought it around year n half to 2 years ago. Only usin this as an example but the timber is already grown so no more expense there, harvestin it/transportin it to mill and cuttin it to size is mabe a bit more expensive...
  18. Sonoftheheir

    100,000 pigs to be destroyed

    A Couple of weeks ago the news was reporting that up to 100,000 Pigs would have to be destroyed due to foreign labour shortage. Has it happened yet?
  19. M

    Drilling barley

    Anyone done any yet ? What variety? Thinking we’ll start here this week
  20. David.

    Drier temp for seed.

    I expect i have asked before, but what is max safe air/grain temp for seed crop please. Run Mecmar at 98*C air 47*C grain to dry to 14% usually.
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