Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland
Data presented by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today (Tuesday, October 19) reveals that the number of HGV driving tests during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic was the lowest for more than a decade.
This can largely be attributed to...
Written by John Swire from Farm Business
N2 Applied has raised 15 million euros in investment grants from the EU, amidst fierce competition from many of Europe’s most innovative companies.
The grant is funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC). EIC’s mission is to identify and support...
Had local dairy engineer around the other day due to coolant leaking on milk tank compressor. After fixing that he started the machine for a quick look see. Its a 10unit Alfa Laval parlour. He then announced the double diaphram milk pump was dying. Its a DE15 Flowmax International New...
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
Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland
Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at the present time.
In addition, the excellent weather conditions are helping to extend the 2021 grazing season in a...
Written by Michael Geary from Agriland
On sheep farms, thoughts should now be turning to closing ground from now on to ensure grass is available for ewes and their lambs next spring.
While grass growth is reasonably good, farmers should take advantage of this and be thinking of what...
It’s an interesting thought whether you believe in it or not.
I have to confess I have done nothing. In fact, probably worse as we plough a lot albeit we are intending to look at strip till for maize
To be honest, it will only be cost saving measures we adopt to the benefit of the business...
Ok guys, I want to make sure my figures are generally right before I do the NFUs job and write to the economist and grocer magazines and the BBC about all this obvious bollox that is being spouted!
Having done my carbon footprint and realising that mine and the UK average were quite low. I...
Food industry & farmers: There is currently no clear, consistent way to differentiate between products that meet or exceed the UK’s baseline welfare regulations – whether domestically...
Due to the hike in machinery and fuel costs along with the increase price in electricity and the standard of living.We do a small amount of contracting and grain drying and I feel we will have to charge more to make it worthwhile. Thoughts ?
sell a fair bit of Hay and Haylage. majority local and most collected off farm. However some one wanted supplying with round hay about 3.5 mile away. Thought take with jeep and trailer half hour job £40 all in... Now she says has to be taken with tractor put on pallet then pushed in a small...
We have, as of now, too much milk than we can process ourselves and have been let down by various customers. We have a regular milk supply, for production only, available weekly if anybody is interested?
Pm details and I will get back to you
Dieter Helm, love him or question him, has had a huge influence on the Environment Bill that will be altering the lives of those involved in Agriculture UK probably more than the Agriculture Act when it is passed into law.
The idea of what British Agriculture and the countryside and all those...
Hi everyone, after some advice please
10 days I had a group of 35 calves (4-7 months old) outside in a small field with shelter, all fine one day, next day a limo was on deaths door with pneumonia.
Got the vet out and ended up bringing the rest in as they were all coughing and panting, treated...
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