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  1. Farm Business RSS

    AgriWebb Academy launches to encourage digital farm management

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business AgTech company AgriWebb has launched the AgriWebb Academy to help more farmers get to grips with livestock enterprise management solutions – from implementation on farm to levelling up their digital record keeping and insight-driven decision making. The...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Study: Increased agriculture contributes to surface water decline in Brazil

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland A new study has shown a reduction in surface water in Brazil of 15% since the early 1990s. The research from MapBiomas indicates that the dynamics of land use based on the conversion of forest to livestock and agriculture, and the construction of dams...
  3. steveR

    Pickup speed limits

    I was involved with a discussion on another forum this week, where folk had been hit with speeding tickets where the vehicle they were in had a lower speed limit than that for say, a car. My understanding is that the new clever cameras on the motorways have software that will check the...
  4. young-entrepreneur

    Common farm problems to solve via tech/app

    Hey!!! I am a young enterpreneur/software engineer. I am doing a research in farming, finding ideas and asking opinions from more people in the field. Which common issues/problems farmers facing and what could be useful to solve by creating/building an app or platform. It could be potentially an...
  5. F

    Sustainable Farming Incentive Deadline Looming

    Is anyone actually going to apply for this as the time to do so is now very short? I put in an initial application, but on looking through all the details for what will be a relatively small area of land that is not in CS and is grassland only, the amount of information required and admin time...
  6. Conor @ Herdwatch

    Map your farm for FREE with Farm Maps by Herdwatch

    Put your farm on the map with Farm Maps by Herdwatch Our Brand New FREE Farm Mapping Service (Beta) ✔️Map your farm for FREE with the Herdwatch app. ✔️A simple way to create a map of your farm using satellite imagery. ✔️Name your fields, measure them & colour code by purpose. ✔️Create Paddocks...
  7. Conor @ Herdwatch

    Map your farm for FREE with farm maps by Herdwatch

    Put your farm on the map with Farm Maps by Herdwatch Our Brand New FREE Farm Mapping Service (Beta) ✔️Map your farm for FREE with the Herdwatch app. ✔️A simple way to create a map of your farm using satellite imagery. ✔️Name your fields, measure them & colour code by purpose. ✔️Create Paddocks...
  8. N

    How much are your RTK GPS Systems, thinking of making one and selling it

    I'm a CS student in Ireland, my father has a small-medium sized beef farm (I forget what we are at now but less than 150acres) Most of his work is actually in the truck delivering stone, soil and **lime**. I've been down with him for part of the summer helping him spreading lime for customers...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Leading agri software company Herdwatch to double workforce over next 3 years, creating 40 additional jobs

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Herdwatch, the leading farm management software in the UK and Ireland, has announced plans to double its workforce over the next three years as part of their plans to extend their service. They expect to create an additional 40 jobs during that period...
  10. Agriland RSS

    What exactly is Agriculture 4.0?

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland In its latest launch of new tractor models New Holland firmly committed itself to Agriculture 4.0, a term that has started creeping into the public consciousness without real discussion as to what it actually entails. There is no precise definition of...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Herdwatch to create 40 jobs over the next 3 years

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farm management software company, Herdwatch, has announced plans to double its workforce over the next three years as part of their plans to extend their service. They expect to create an additional 40 jobs during that period, including some in the UK...
  12. R

    Farm management software

    Looking for new farm management software to replace Agridata that I’ve been using for years! Great software but seems to have finished years ago so not been updated for some time!!! Am trying iLivestock at the moment, it’s not bad but not as user friendly as Agridata. I like the idea of it as an...
  13. rollestonpark

    LR Discovery 5 sim card

    My father has a Disco 5, I know nothing about this vehicle (as I don't like land rovers, sorry just my preference) But he seems to have to have a data sim in it for some strange reason I can't really fathom. Anyway, it's costing £186/year (+vat) to run this sim card currently and it's about...
  14. S

    Processing yield data

    After a few years of not bothering with yield mapping as first the weigher then the gps kit failed on the combine. I now have it all up and running again and want to look at the data. What is a good way of doing this, any downloadable software etc.
  15. Nature Friendly Farming

    Northern Ireland Growing Demand for Flax

    Written by farmer Helen Keys "Helen Keys and Charlie Mallon, both members of the NFFN, farm 50 acres in Northern Ireland’s Moneymore. The farm was traditionally dairy then livestock, but in the last few years, they have diversified into flax, potatoes, oats and hemp.“ Northern Ireland used to...
  16. Clive

    DEFRA SFI Question time with Janet Hughes - 11th August, submit your questions please

    DEFRA has once more invited the members of TFF to put their questions regarding the ELMS scheme forward and take them to an exclusive interview withJanet Hughes, who is the Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme (FFCP). The Q&A will take place on the 11th August and...
  17. L

    Strategies for controlling docks.

    Things are going well. Organic matter levels around the farm are now above 10% and improving due to spreading our composted Seperated dung and good use of our “pokey” dirty water. We have managed to reduce our nitrogen usage too. however docks under this system are becoming a real problem and...
  18. D

    For those farming less than 200 acres.

    Purely for those farming less than 200 acres * please : 1) Have you been invited to be a pilot for the SFI ? Will you be taking up the invitation ? 2) How important are current BPS payments to your business ? 3) From what you know to date, do you see the SFI as being of relevance to your...
  19. Brisel

    Software model for nutrient flows on and off the farm

    Does such a programme exist here yet? I’m after something that I can input bought in nutrients, carbon sequestration in soil organic matter, grassland, hedges and trees then work out what leaves the farm as grain, straw, meat, milk etc as well as an attempt at NPK leaching etc. The NZ...
  20. D

    Correct Spraying Rate on a small sprayer

    Hi, this might be an odd question because I'm an engineer, not a farmer... How do people make sure they are spraying at the correct application rate on small sprayers (<500l like this one: https://www.silvannz.co.nz/silvan-sprayers/eco-500l-linkage-sprayer/)? From what I've seen they just have...
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