1. J

    Planting spring wheat with ergot in it

    Going to be planting spring wheat off the heap. It’s got some ergot in it should I get it cleaned or nothing to worry about? Only the second year we have grown it so no idea. cheers
  2. Happy hillbily

    Used ibc tanks

    Not sure where to put this. Seen on facebook earlier, a bit of a warning if using used ibc tanks for watering livestock.
  3. Sid

    Copper poisoning in weaned calves

    We have found an issue within calves of high levels of copper in the livers. Its causing calves to get to around 6 to 7 months of age and show symptoms akin to copper deficiency. The calves pre weaning at 12 weeks look as described by our vet "among the best looking calves they have seen". We...
  4. W

    The reality of heavier soil no till

    First and fourth picture shows a mustard and rye cover crop sown in late August. Harvest conditions for the previous wheat were moist and every single combine track mark can be seen. Trailers were kept to tramlines and were unloaded stationary. A horsch sprinter with Vos points were used. The...
  5. nick...

    Borehole cost

    As above looking to put in a bore hole for several houses.anyone had any costs for full installation please Nick...
  6. D

    Generic v Genuine Glyphosate

    I seem to have struggled to get a decent kill using most brands of generic glyphosate. Is there any real advantage in using the "genuine" product e.g. Roundup Flex? I use X change and Ammonium Sulphate solution (Firebrand) but results have been very disappointing. 4 litres wont seem to touch...
  7. Hutchinsons News

    New Mapping System A Game Changer

    New Mapping System A Game Changer What is being described as a “game changing” soil mapping service, is being launched to UK growers. Hutchinsons' TerraMap is said to revolutionise the way in which soil nutrient mapping is currently undertaken in the UK setting a new standard for accuracy in...
  8. M

    Getting concerned

    So who's getting concerned, with 70 mm in the rain gauge since Sunday and a lot more to come over the week I certainly am. If your on free draining soil then probably not but I reside on sticky red marl which can take an age to dry out. Most of the ground is moved and was in good condition...