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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Farm Business RSS

    Anpario maintains sales and profit levels in first half of year

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Anpario plc the independent manufacturer of natural sustainable animal feed additives for animal health, nutrition and biosecurity has announced its results for the six months to 30 June 2021. Sales revenue at actual exchange rates was down just 1...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A weak week for wheat?

    The month of August captured continued growth in wheat markets, as bullish market news such as the August USDA World Agriculture Supply & Demand (WASDE) report spurred the market. The domestic market followed this trend, with the Nov-21 contract starting the month closing at £186.35/t (02 Aug)...
  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. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A look at the relationship between soyabeans and rapeseed.

    Global oilseed values have gained a lot of support since the start of the pandemic. This has led to high domestic rapeseed prices. Delivered rapeseed (into Erith, Nov-21) was quoted last Friday at £498.50/t, up £150.50/t year-on-year. With the whole oilseed complex currently supported, where...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. Clive

    N prices end UK milling wheat production?

    Given current N prices my calculations say milling wheat is no longer viable vs feed unless premiums increase significantly anyone else thinking similar ? will everyone grow more feed ?
  19. 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...
  20. CRM AgriCommodities

    Wheat support while crude oil weighs on oilseeds - 4 minute daily grain market highlights

    Daily market grain market highlight from the research team at CRM AgriCommodities, read in under 4 minutes... In what has been a mixed day, global grain markets have received a degree of support during the day, reversing the majority of yesterday’s fall, while oilseed...
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