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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. F

    Situation Vacant Estate Manager & Business Administrator – Would suit a couple but individual applicants welcome.

    A diversified Estate, situated in Northwest Norfolk is looking for a dynamic and hands on Estate Manager to assist the owner with continued management and growth of the estate. The candidate will be experienced in land management schemes and software as well as being capable of managing an...
  16. EddieB

    Looking at retrofit yield mapping. Anyone used TRX?

    I'm looking to fit a cost effective yield mapping platform to a 2009 Lexion 550. Has anybody got any experience with TRX? It seems a pretty cheap system which you can use with a tablet / iPad. The combine has already got a quantimeter so this route would be adding a second yield monitor to the...
  17. thesilentone

    When is the time to confront the elephant in the room ?

    Our action to negate or slow global warming is clearly not going fast enough. I don't point the finger at the UK exclusively, we are far from the worst offenders, however in general, are we doing enough ? Looking at Agriculture alone, currently social media is full of pictures of tractors...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Bold plans laid out to eradicate BVD and sheep scab by 2031

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The livestock industry has set out bold ambitions to eradicate sheep scab and Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) by 2031, among other goals, following a Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) workshop held on June 29. The workshop included over 70 leading...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems Farm trials provide an excellent test-bed for the latest tools and technology in real-world situations, but often results can be considered in isolation, potentially overlooking the complex interactions across farming systems...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Bold plans to eradicate BVD and sheep scab by 2031

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The livestock industry has set out bold ambitions to eradicate sheep scab and Bovine Viral Diarrhoea (BVD) by 2031, among other goals, following a Ruminant Health and Welfare (RH&W) workshop held on 29 June. The workshop included over 70 leading...
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