1. jackrussell101

    Swiss ask their general public to vote on pesticide referendum
  2. 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...
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    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...
  4. 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...
  5. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  6. 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...
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    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...
  8. Steevo

    Red Tractor - Mass Balance

    Just read about this new requirement for a calculation. I’m not sure how they think farmers without a weighbridge will be able to estimate accurately the amount of crop that comes in from the field. Is this them getting worried that farmers will start selling 10/20% as non-assured off the...