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    Brexit is destroying Britain

    https://eand.co/brexit-is-destroying-britain-and-britain-still-cant-face-it-d6df441c23bb I saw this and thought of some of you.
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    We need a shallow cultivator

    We seem to be getting a worsening weed problem in no till winter wheat because there’s no chit pre drilling due to no soil movement so when we then drill where we slot the seed we germinate weeds, in particular ryegrass. even if we glyphosate prior to drilling although there’s hardly anything to...
  3. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A government intervention, but fertiliser outlook still tight

    Last week, CF Industries announced the immediate closure of both their UK production sites. This caused wide ranging concerns about the supply of fertiliser and CO2 to the UK food supply chain. Following this, talks with the UK government have resulted in the partial re-opening of CF’s UK...
  4. britt

    No till spring beans

    Is anybody doing any good with notill spring beans ? I had a good crop about 6 years ago, but done no good since. There always seems to be a reason, wet spring late sowing, dry spring after drilling, too shallow because the discs were too worn etc. A friend that ploughs before drilling often...
  5. CPM RSS

    Early applications of boron and molybdenum key for OSR establishment this autumn

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After 40% of oilseed rape crops in 2020 were reportedly lacking in the micronutrient boron, growers are being urged to make early applications this autumn to support crop establishment. Charlotte Cunningham reports. FMC commercial technical...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    Impressive yields from new varieties despite stop-start harvest

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Despite catchy August weather that has left many farmers with the usual harvest headaches there have been some notable performances from several new varieties being grown for the first time, including two new winter barley varieties, that have exceeded...
  7. CPM RSS

    End of sales date nears for Escolta

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Sugar beet growers are being reminded that they only have until 30 November 2021 to purchase Escolta for the 2022 season – with a use-up period of 12 months following the end of sales date. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The deadline follows the...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Warm weather brings threat of BYDV for cereal growers

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The current spell of warm weather will be welcomed by almost every farmer throughout Ireland, but if it were to continue for the next few weeks, it would increase the risk of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus – BYDV – becoming a real problem within newly...
  9. Hutchinsons News

    Early Disease control in OSR

    Early Disease control in OSR Use disease risk forecasts to plan appropriate and timely spray programmes for oilseed rape crops this autumn is the advice of Dr David Ellerton, technical director with Hutchinsons. Light Leaf Spot and phoma stem canker are the two main autumn diseases of Oilseed...
  10. CPM RSS

    OSR – Spotting the spot

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF With no shortage of soil moisture, new oilseed rape seedlings have at least had something in their favour in the early part of the season. CPM takes a look at some of the agronomy decisions to ponder as autumn progresses. Sugar-like spores can be...
  11. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – Carbon care is driven by data

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Will Oliver has been responsible for some bold changes his family farm has made and has impressive results to show for them. CPM explores how the decisions were made that gave the business the confidence to change. What we’re aiming for is a...
  12. leroyo8

    Looking for farmers around Gloucestershire/Worcestershire area interested in hosting OSR trials.

    Dear all, This might be a long shot but worth a try. I work as a field trialist for Staphyt ltd based in Bicester, Oxfordshire where we carry out efficacy and residue small plot trials to test crop protection products in order to help support research/registration of products. We are looking...
  13. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Provisional look at England’s wheat production

    The UK’s wheat harvest progress was pegged at 46%, in the week ending 24 August. Further, national yields are estimated at 8.0-8.4t/ha as of 24 August 2021. As harvest progresses, yield information improves. This allows us to quantify regional production. The current data available Megan’s...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    ‘Kent farm sprayer commemorates Olympic gold’

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Kent farmer and contractor has named his new Fendt Rogator 665 sprayer ‘Tokyo’ – to commemorate a Gold Medal win by his daughter at this year’s Olympics. The self-propelled sprayer was supplied by main dealer RW Crawford Agricultural Machinery Ltd...
  15. CPM RSS

    Defra’s provisional arable areas indicates a return to ‘balanced’ picture for harvest 2021

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Defra’s provisional arable crop areas set out last week indicate a return to a more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021, according to AHDB. Charlotte Cunningham reports. According to AHDB analyst, Megan Hesketh, the key standout...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to watch for slug attacks after wet weather

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farmers are being urged to watch out for a resurgence of slugs in farm crops over coming weeks after the recent wet weather. This is according to James Collingwood, commercial business manager for agronomy firm ProCam. “Be aware also that successful...
  17. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Defra’s provisional arable areas, what can we expect from winter barley and OSR production?

    This morning, Defra released their provisional arable crop areas for England, as at 1 June. With improved conditions in Autumn 2020 for drilling, the Defra figures confirm a return to an arguably more balanced cereal cropping picture for harvest 2021. The key standout difference in this...
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    Peak District

    Now please don’t get me wrong I’m asking to learn not to criticise. we have been up here for six days now and the weather whilst usable has been quite varied and windy at times. The views are amazing and there is stock everywhere especially sheep. now to my questions which maybe have been...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The fungus responsible for light leaf spot, an important disease of oilseed rape, is showing increasing resistance to azole fungicides but not QoI or SDHI (succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor) fungicides. However, despite the differences identified in...
  20. Corteva Updates

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as oilseed rape area is set to increase

    With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Buoyant prices for the 2021 crop are being underpinned by demand from processors and it is...
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