1. An Gof

    Red Tractor Chair sells out all members

    You couldn’t make it up 😡 The Chair of Red Tractor has sold out all members. Whilst she is happy to take farmers hard earned money whilst tying them in ever tighter knots she is happy to vote against food imports having to meet the standards of the organisation she presided over in the UK...
  2. D

    Militant here on Earth.

    We aren’t really are we? We know our place. People say jump. We ask how high? For how much longer will we be pushed around and accept being had over a barrel?
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Climate change: The challenges and opportunities for farmers, food production and the environment

    Written by John Swire BCPC (British Crop Production Council) and The Farmers Club, have joined forces, to stage a one-day seminar on Tuesday 22 September 2020, this is the fourth in the series of annual technical seminars. Climate change is set to remodel UK agriculture and the countryside...
  4. Syngenta UK

    NRoSO and BASIS Points - How to Claim from Autumn Guide

    Syngenta is committed to providing valuable tools and resources to help you get the best out of your business. How to claim your BASIS and NRoSO points Tools to help you AHDB Pest Bulletin - Pest reports are updated weekly throughout the season by Rosemary Collier in association with...
  5. Syngenta UK

    Choosing a winter wheat variety for your farm

    Growing for end Markets How to get the most from your Winter Wheat varieties Once you have decided on the crops you are growing, finding the most suitable cereal variety from such a vast amount of options can be difficult. There are many factors to consider from intended drilling date to end...
  6. J

    Roundup on skin

    Hello, at my job as a gardener, I spray roundup 5-6 times per year from 9 to 12 o'clock in the mornings. I accidentally spilled about 300ml of roundup on my skin twice. The roundup was diluted (200ml of roundup to 8l of water). I took a shower 2h after the accidents. After the second accident...
  7. Yorkshire lad

    Faulty nozzles

    I bought some Guardian Air 04 nozzles couple of months back Last night I went to roundup some barley. The first time I’ve used them Set off spraying and noticed pressure off the scale at 12 km/h Even at 10km/h pressure is 7 bar Nozzles don’t appear to be blocked but there is a variation in...
  8. D

    Farm assurance cost

    Yep it’s well known I’m not a fan. But it looks like we’re stuck with it for now. can anyone tell me the ballpark cost for a combined arable/beef audit on a 300 acre farm? just looking to see which outfit offer best value (if that’s the correct term😂😂) cheers.
  9. CropTec

    The CropTec Show 2020 still on track to be a face-to-face event

    The CropTec Show 2020 still on track to be a face-to-face event After months of event cancellations, postponements and transitions onto virtual platforms, farmers and agricultural organisations can rest assured there is at least one event still on track to take place face-to-face in 2020. Last...
  10. madbrains

    Looking For Work Wanted

    Experienced tractor/combine and sprayer driver with 35 years experience Wide range of skills with all combinable crops , fodder beet , daffodils and potatoes, Pa 1,2 and 4s and g Nroso member Fsooty finalist in 13 and 17 360 and dozer driver Full clean license Telehandler certs Chainsaw...
  11. Arable Scotland

    Collecting NRoSO and BASIS Points from Arable Scotland

    If you missed any of the sessions then please see the Arable Scotland Website or the threads below for all the webinars and our virtual field tours. We would be grateful if you would take the time to complete this feedback form to allow us to improve any future online events -...
  12. Arable Scotland

    Arable Scotland - Event Launch and Introduction -10am 2nd July

    THURSDAY 2 JULY 2020, 10:00 AM Scotland's newest arable event is taking place online, with webinars, live Q&As and a virtual site to tour. Welcome to Arable Scotland 2020 - here are the launch videos from the Organisers: James Hutton Institute Introductory Video for Arable Scotland Chris...
  13. Muddyroads

    Running a 7.5 tonne truck

    When we start picking our veg later in the summer I’m going to have to do 60 mile round trips to deliver it. My original plan was to use the pickup and trailer, but now wondering if a 7.5 tonne flatbed or curtain slider would be more efficient in time. Anybody know the score on running costs and...
  14. Arable Scotland

    Arable Conversations 2nd July - 8pm Live Stream Plant Health Q and A

    8pm Live Stream Plant Health Q and A – the challenges and opportunities of implementing best practice, with contrasting New Zealand and UK experiences on new products, pesticides and sustainable practices. The similarities and contrasts in Scottish and New Zealand crop health issues will make...
  15. Michelle_Nuttall

    Arable Connections 2020: Ultimate guide to the Recommended List Webinars - Wednesday 24 June, 9am and 7pm

    Visit the Arable Connections website to book on to our 'Ultimate guide...' webinars at 9am and 7pm where we will discuss how the wheat, barley and OSR lists are put together and their use in selecting the best varieties for your farm. There will also be the chance to ask questions on varieties...
  16. P

    Nroso points

    So I've watched a few webinars last night all very interesting can anyone explain how to claim points it's about as clear as mud?
  17. CerealsEvent

    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 11th June - Precision Farming Technologies - 16:45 to 17:30

    Precision Farming Technologies Chaired by Hadyn Craig, Department of International Trade This session explores the current and new technologies that might be available to assist arable farmers to target pests, diseases and weeds more efficiently. Jonathan Gill, HAU: Hands Free Hectare is...
  18. Agricology

    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Non-Chemical Solutions - 13:00 to 13:45

    Non-Chemical Solutions Chaired by Tom Allen-Stevens, CPM Editor With the pesticide armoury available to UK arable growers shrinking fast due to regulation or resistance, this session explores other cost-effective solutions to tackle weeds, pests and disease. • Dr Roma Gwynn of BioRationale...
  19. Chris F

    Cereals Live Webinar BASIS and NRoSO points

    So you all know, as the Webinars are being added to the Cereals section they are being tagged whether they have points available for attending them. Hopefully that is helpful to those who need points. You can collect up to a maximum of 6 BASIS & NRoSO points per day.
  20. CerealsEvent

    BASIS and NRoSO Points Available Webinar - 10th June - Getting More from Less - 08:00 to 08:45

    Getting More from Less Chaired by Karl Schneider, Editor of Farmers Weekly With resistance to pesticides increasingly compromising control, this session explores new strategies to get ‘more from less’ in managing weeds, pests and disease. • AHDB’s Paul Neve looks at smarter solutions for...