pesticide

  1. Andyt880

    How long between applying forefront and topping?

    As per the title, how long do I need to wait after spraying weeds with forefront until I can top the paddock off clean? I don’t want to cut the weed off before the spray has made it to the root. Mainly thistles I’m spraying for.
  2. jackrussell101

    Swiss ask their general public to vote on pesticide referendum

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-57457384
  3. R

    Spraying fungicide and side effects

    Hi all, We're moving onto a small acre of land with a house in the middle, surrounded by fields. Cabbage and wheat I think. Please excuse my uneducated stance and questions but I'm struggling to get info from the local famers. Lived in the area for 17 years but this new house is just outside...
  4. Agriland RSS

    The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems

    Written by Agriland Team The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems has been likened to creating a ‘gangsters’ paradise’ by one of the authors of new research aimed at helping damaged soils recover. Based on a unique 50-year field experiment, the study shows that common farming...
  5. G

    Seed drill enquiry

    Hi, we know we are a few weeks late in the year, however we have a small holding and need to know what type of seed drill we need to sow pumpkins. The farmer across the road has helped prep the land but he has not done pumpkins before so couldn’t advise us. Any advice greatly appreciated it is...
  6. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  7. L

    Sitobion avenae (English grain aphid)

    Hi all, I work for a research organisation and we are looking for cereal farms (wheat, barely, oats) that have populations of Sitobion avenae (English grain aphid) so that we could collect a portion and use these for pesticide research purposes. Any contacts/information would be greatly...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Farmer-led aphid monitoring could reduce pesticide use in tackling BYDV

    Written by William Kellett A new study by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has concluded that a simple field-based monitoring system, run by farmers, could help reduce the use of insecticide spraying to tackle barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV) in cereal crops following the 2019 ban...
  9. Greythundercloudys

    New spray but no licence.

    Guy along the road got a new sprayer this week, he's spraying rushes etc on his farm, but l can bet he's not got a licence or what ever you need to use it or does grandfather rights still count if its only used on your farm.
  10. Rob Sinclair

    Innovation in Farming Article

    "Supporting innovation in farming" From experimenting with new feedstuffs and nutrients, to improving crop harvesting and processing, farm equipment enhancements, and pushing the boundaries of animal husbandry techniques, Farmers are constantly spending significant sums of time and money...
  11. RobertTheEngineer

    Research on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  12. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  13. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  14. RobertTheEngineer

    Reseach on the Impact of the Ban on Bee-Harming Pesticides and What is Next in Farming.

    Hi all, I am a student at Imperial University London trying to understand how the banning of bee-harming pesticide has affected your farm and trying to come up with the next generation of the drone-based precision pest control system. It would be amazing if I could have a chat with you about...
  15. Andrew B

    Soil carbon is a highly flawed climate policy ?

    These two articles by By David Pannell ( from Australia) has certainly made me think https://www.pannelldiscussions.net/2021/04/346-soil-carbon-1/ https://www.pannelldiscussions.net/2021/05/347-soil-carbon-2/ The comments section is worth reading too as I believe these policies are going to...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Tyrone river pollution incident believed to have originated on a farm

    Written by Rachel Martin A water pollution incident which has resulted in a major fish kill in Co. Tyrone is thought to have originated on a farm. A spokesperson for the Loughs Agency said the body was currently attending the scene of an extensive pollution incident on the Aghlisk River, a...
  17. Brisel

    Cleaning out a ditch - implications for Cross Compliance

    My neighbour has asked if they could clean out a ditch. Nothing substantial, just desilting and clearing a bit of scrub debris. They want to spread the silt on the ditch banks which is within the 2m from the centre, so could have implications for cross compliance. The land on our side is in low...
  18. A

    T1 Fungicide advice please

    Hi all. Have been sent Skyway (very expensive) by my agronomist to apply as a T1 alongside Toledo, which I already have in stock. Wheat variety is Costello which I believe is very tolerant against rust- is there any advantage to applying the Toledo AND Skyway or can some more experienced arable...
  19. Clive

    No fungicide 2021

    nearly may and yet to use a fungicide, crops spotless clean cold, dry - could this be the first year we don’t use this group of chemicals at all ? rain could change things yet but it will need to be significant now to rebalance smd’s anyone else not applied a fungicide to wheat or barley...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Rothamsted Research gives gene editing the ‘thumbs-up’

    Written by Agriland Team Rothamsted Research has submitted its responses to the UK government’s consultation questions on the regulation of gene editing (GE) technologies. The submission argues that the current situation, whereby gene-edited organisms are regulated in the same way as...
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