1. A1an

    MRL Tyres Split

    Anyone had issues like this with MRL tyres? This is 1500hrs on concrete.
  2. G

    Poll: Should NFU be lobbying AIC to change their rules?

    So, as we know, AIC have a set of rules which make market access for imported grains into our UK mills relatively easy. Yet the AIC rules make it much more difficult for UK produced grain to access these UK markets. Crazy isn't it. This is a straight forward issue, and one which is...
  3. G

    Letter to Agricultural Industries Confederation about UK produced cereals

    This email has gone to Simon Williams AIC Technical Manageer for FEMAS, FIAS and UFAS assurance schemes. Mr Williams has acknowledged the email and says AIC will consider its contents and respond in due course. Dear Mr Williams, I am writing on behalf of a group of UK cereal farmers. We have...
  4. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
  5. A

    Death Throws of No Deal

    As the clock winds inexorably down to deal or no deal, and the EU showing ZERO signs of “bricking it”, as the loyal TFF Brexiteers expect, the U turn preparations have begun in earnest. Barnier of course recognises the shift from dogma, to bravado, to realisation, and latterly to panic! As an...
  6. Farmer_1994

    Jersey vs Holstein

    How do jerseys compare on components to Holsteins? Obviously there are ton of factors at play but in general which breed is going to put more solids in the tank?
  7. Mr Jones

    Possible fatal reaction to Buscopan

    Had a case of bloat late last week, kept her back for the vet to check her out. Ate hay and nuts, while waiting for visit, walked into the crush,vet let some gas out. He went to inject buscopan into the vein, and the cow went into a seizure and never recovered. Not seen bloat in dairy cows...

    UK standards on medicines for farm animals

    UK standards on medicines for farm animals Written by Defra Press Office Credit – Ann Cook The Mail on Sunday and Daily Mirror have run stories claiming that there could be changes to the UK’s veterinary medicine safety standards for food-producing animals after the EU Exit Transition...
  9. ollie989898

    Thoughts of Italian doctors on Covid-19 mutating into other strains... OnMay 31, the news agency Reuters published an article with an optimistic but incendiary headline: “New coronavirus losing potency, top Italian doctor says.” The story included comments from hospital...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Emergency approval of blight fungicide for organic potatoes

    Written by Agriland Team The Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) in the UK has approved Funguran Progress for emergency use on organic potatoes to control late blight. The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) applied for emergency use last year and the approval was granted on...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Blight fungicide given emergency approval for use in England

    Written by Agriland Team England’s Chemicals Regulation Division (CRD) has approved the use of Funguran Progress to control late blight in organic potato crops. The approval was granted under an emergency use application made by AHDB last year. Growers in England are able to use the fungicide...
  12. TFF

    Your chance to help design ELMS

    Environmental Land Management - Defra Director answers Farming Forum members questions about the new scheme
  13. SOYL News

    Stand SOYL Precision Crop Production

    SOYL PRECISION CROP PRODUCTION Stand: 1110 SOYL is the leading precision crop production service provider in the UK, producing and interpreting variable rate maps for over one million hectares of land. With its software used in over 15 countries worldwide, SOYL’s innovative technology, robust...
  14. S

    Grain fan humidity controller

    Can I put an off the shelf in-line humidity plug or a temperature controller probe on my grain store fans and expect to have any positive result in terms of fan efficiency and cooling when it needs to...
  15. F

    Potato emergence.

    How are folks spuds growing? I have Sagitta slow to sprout on heavier parts of the field. I’m thinking about irrigation. They have been in 4 weeks.
  16. Agrovista News

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas

    Think long-term for effective aphid control in brassicas Following the loss of several key active ingredients, a long-term approach to aphid control is now required to help brassica growers overcome this persistent pest. With thiacloprid revoked from February 2021, and pymetrozine also...
  17. GOV.UK RSS

    Nutritional content of the government food parcels

    Nutritional content of the government food parcels Written by Defra Press Office This week the first free food boxes containing essential supplies have been delivered across England to those at highest risk from coronavirus. The Times has run an article on the contents and nutritional value...
  18. D

    This NFU 'produced to our standards' malarkey

    ‘Nothing should be imported in to the UK that is not produced to our environmental and welfare standards’. This has become a central tenet of the NFU’s representation of the industry. But what does it mean ? There are 1001 rules and regulations that affect UK primary food producers. With which...
  19. Farm Business RSS

    Farmers invited to regional networking and information events to discover the key to opening their gates

    Written by John Swire A cheese maker, a hop grower and a sheep farmer are joining forces with other inspiring farmers across the UK to run a series of special regional networking and information events about hosting farm visits for the public. Organised by LEAF Open Farm Sunday (LOFS), which...
  20. Scrambler

    Which 650/65 38 tyres to choose?

    It's a rare event for me to have to replace any tractor tyres, but the original fit Continental 650/65 38's on my JD 6830 have started to crack on the inside and will soon need to be swapped. Looking on-line I can see some tyres have the prefix IF or VP and claim to be able to run significantly...