1. Agriland RSS

    Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at the present time. In addition, the excellent weather conditions are helping to extend the 2021 grazing season in a...
  2. CPM RSS

    PGRO set to launch Descriptive List 2022 this month

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has announced it will launch the 2022 Descriptive List for combining peas, winter and spring beans on 24 November. PGRO’s work showcases variety trials from the 2021 growing season and...
  3. AHDB Podcast RSS

    303: AHDB Beef & Lamb: How calving heifers at two years old can help to boost profits in the suckler herd

    303: AHDB Beef & Lamb: How calving heifers at two years old can help to boost profits in the suckler herd Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board The AHDB Maternal Matters campaign aims to highlight the connection between maternal performance and profitability in the suckler...
  4. Direct Driller Magazine

    Traditional Arable Business Model in Question?

    Traditional Arable Business Model in Question? Written by Gary Markham, Land Family Business 147% of the profit of the average arable farm is BPS Farming is embarking on a period of change that most of the current generation of farmers have not experienced. Moving from the comfort of area...
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    SFI Pilot Agreement contract.

    Set out below is the text of the agreement DEFRA expect me to sign to be part of the Sustainable Farming Incentive Pilot (SFI Pilot) Agreement with my details omitted. The poll is for fun (perhaps) DEFRA expect me to sign this without knowing what the payment rates will be over a three year...
  6. Direct Driller Magazine

    OSR monitoring reaches new heights

    New software that uses a drone to image crops has been developed to help farmers walk crops more quickly and accurately. Skippy Scout has been developed by farming technology specialist Drone Ag to monitor a variety of broad acre crops. The latest developments in the software’s version 2.5...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Agri-tech project highlights benefits to dairy-beef sector

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A project which uses cutting-edge precision technology to tackle calf pneumonia and scours in the dairy-beef sector will highlight its work at a webinar later this month. The £1 million Innovate UK Well-Calf project, which involves partners from...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Turning up the heat on rural landlords

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Rural landlords will need to comply with new energy efficiency targets by 2030 as part of the Government’s commitment to improve the long-term energy performance standards of privately rented homes in England and Wales, highlights Ceres Property. As...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    BBSRC and AHDB to fund research into helping farmers cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have teamed up to invest £500,000 in UK agriculture to help the industry transition to more sustainable practices, and...
  10. Direct Driller Magazine

    A deeper insight into soil - gamma ray spectroscopy

    Over the last two years there has been an evolution in the way that soil nutrient mapping is carried out. This has been driven by the launch of TerraMap by Hutchinsons in 2019. Terramap came at the perfect timing for farmers looking for that next level of accuracy in understanding their soils in...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Tyre technologies through the ages: Continental looks back on its history in agricultural tyres

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business As it marks 150 years of tyre manufacturing, Continental is celebrating a rich heritage that included the first pneumatic application for tractors whilst championing future-proofing technology that pushes the boundaries of performance and efficiency...
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    Whether slurry pump belongs to agricultural machinery

    I found many pieces of machinery nearby, and maybe all the same as the slurry pumps. Also not sure that these kinds of machinery if belong to farm machinery. Does anyone know it? And is there have a difference between with the two.
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    Shooting Foxhounds.

    This is a photo from a clip showing a hunt (Duke of Beaufort's Hunt) shooting hounds that are 'to old to hunt anymore. What a sick bunch of evil pricks these scum are.
  14. Chae1

    Shearwell software providers move to Scoteid

    Any other users of shearwell farmworks cattle data frustrated by there failure to have software updated to communicate births, movements and deaths to Scoteid after BCMS stopped? The changeover date was the 4th of October, they have had months to prepare and haven't got anything in place...
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    Tim White

    Many congrats n your FW award
  16. CPM RSS

    Adjuvants survey – Understanding adjuvants

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Download PDF Mike Thornton As growers look to squeeze every bit of activity out of herbicides, the popularity of adjuvants has increased. CPM takes a look at some of the key principles behind the spray enhancer and speaks to experts to get an...
  17. Farm Business RSS

    New 4.20m wide DISCO 4400 CONTOUR

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A new 4.20m wide rear-mounted mower, the DISCO 4400 CONTOUR, has been added to the CLAAS DISCO range. It features central pivoting and ACTIVE FLOAT, plus an innovative vector folding system. Rear-mounted mowers with large working widths used in...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Sharmans pose skills challenge at Midlands Machinery Show

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Farm equipment owners and operators will be challenged by dealer Sharmans Agricultural to demonstrate their skills behind the controls of an electric JCB mini excavator at the Midlands Machinery Show at the Newark Showground in November. Managing...
  19. CPM RSS

    Pushing performance – Hold on a bit longer

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Keeping herbicides where they need to be is crucial for weed control, crop safety and for minimising potential losses to the environment. CPM digs into new research which shows not all adjuvants have the same effects on herbicide movement in the...
  20. Hutchinsons News

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins. The cost of ammonium nitrate and...