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    Biostimulant Seed Treatments

    Hello all, Now this may be a cat among the pigeons post but looking ahead and having used SP seed dressings for many years now for our seed treatments for wheat and following on from discussions with the agronomist and Soil chap I wondered whether anyone has used and seen any noticeable benefit...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Fine tuning strategies to achieve successful crop desiccation

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Following their first full season of diquat free desiccation, and potentially armed with greater knowledge gleaned from “real” non-trial conditions without a diquat safety net, many potato growers should now have an even better understanding of what it...
  3. AHDB Podcast RSS

    289: Partnership is key to an education in food & farming

    289: Partnership is key to an education in food & farming Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board Welcome to AHDBs Food & Farming podcast. No one would argue a good education provides young people with a great start in life and as the years tick by it’s not unusual for...
  4. jackrussell101

    Wholecrop to dry cows?

    Does anyone on here do it? Grown it for the first time in years. Usually feed 18kg grass, 2-3kg straw and then just some standard dry cow mineral at 0.1kg a head. Would I simply replace the straw and some of the silage with the wholecrop to make the ration work?
  5. Hutchinsons News

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of Integrated Crop Management, David Howard. The removal of direct...
  6. Clive

    Winter Barley yields 2021

    So i see quite a few combines are rolling now in the uk ? how’s it yielding so far ? would be helpful to others to add some context - variety, location and areas etc maybe ?
  7. andybk

    Low input sheep trials NZ ,

    Low input sheep trials NZ , similar to @Tim W , , genetics for low input high output look interesting long term https://beeflambnz.com/news-views/genetics-future-proof-nz-sheep-industry-part-two?fbclid=IwAR2zRWOgibiSZCgp9H6tt1BR0UtNJcecoICGMOlZJ2E2kDybA6HLHikj3v0
  8. 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...
  9. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals is the buying group for all farmers

    We have started a buying group for TFF members and readers so we can group together and get deals. It does not matter if you are in another buying group already - this one is free to join and has zero commitments. If the traditional buying groups were too expensive or restrictive for the way...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Performance recording linked with lower emission flocks

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Performance recording is an opportunity Northern Ireland’s sheep sector can no longer afford to ignore, according to industry advisors. A recent webinar run by AgriSearch, in partnership with AFBI, CAFRE, AHDB and Sheep Ireland, explained as well as...
  11. GOV.UK RSS

    Henry Dimbleby’s independent review of the food system

    Henry Dimbleby’s independent review of the food system Written by Defra Press Office There has been widespread coverage this morning of Henry Dimbleby’s independent review of the food system. Coverage has appeared in BBC News, Daily Mail, The Times, the Sun, The Daily Telegraph, The...
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    Methane

    There you go. The nice Mr Dimbleby has set out how you need to stop your cows destroying the planet. Bring them indoors and fit methane capturing masks. Well done to the NFU. Top job you have done there in explaining why cows are part of the solution not part of the problem. Methane...
  13. Agriland RSS

    US study finds meat alternatives are ‘not nutritionally interchangeable’

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland A comparison of grass-fed meat and plant-based meat alternatives has found significant nutritional differences despite comparable Nutrition Facts panels. The research, carried out by scientists at Duke University, North Carolina, was published this...
  14. Farmdeals

    Ultramin Cattle GP - 40*25kg on a pallet

    We have added another livestock nutrition product, which comes as a pallet with 40 x 25kg bags to Farmdeals today. The price is from £400 per pallet and is available to mainland UK. Click here to sign is or register - Log into Farmdeals
  15. Farmdeals

    Himalayan Lump Rocksalt added to Farmdeals

    We have added another livestock nutrition product, which comes in tote bags to Farmdeals today. The price is from £221 for each bag and is available to mainland UK. Click here to sign is or register - Log into Farmdeals
  16. MX7

    Although thin do you have high Cholesterol level?

    I ask the above as my sister has been diagnosed with high (7.5) Chloresterol level. My sister and I are fortunate enough to be slim, eat very balance diet of fruit veg,some meat etc. Seems strange that slim people can have high chloresterol and have to be on statins. Any info appreciated.
  17. Farm Business RSS

    Mole Valley Farmers to declare carbon footprint on feed labels

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business Mole Valley Farmers has announced that it will include information about its carbon footprint on feed labels as a standard. From the 1 August 2021, all conventional dairy compounds and blends produced by the British farmer owned business will include a...
  18. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Heat stress in pigs: how much of an issue will it be this year?

    Although so far this year we’ve not seen much of the sun, heat stress can prove a problem even when the sun is not out. Whether it is bright and sunny or dull and wet, warmer temperatures and humidity levels can create stressful conditions for pigs, particularly larger animals such as finishers...
  19. Farmdeals

    Limestone Flour - 50*25kg packs from £121 a tonne

    We have added another livestock nutrition product, which comes in 25kg bags, 50 on a pallet to Farmdeals today. The price is from £152 for 1250kg ( £121 per tonne) a pallet and is available to mainland UK. Click here to sign is or register -...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Positive diets for negative emissions in beef’s race to net zero

    Written by Lydia Turner from Farm Business Diet is at the heart of beef’s race to net zero, according to Dr Karen Beauchemin , a federal scientist in Canada and an international authority on Green House Gas (GHG) emissions from livestock farming. Seaweeds, fat from crushed oilseed rape and...
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