1. principal skinner

    Andrew Blenkiron

    As per poll. He wants to insult us, then let’s take the fight right back to the board and show them we are not naive, miss understood or back stabbers but we will stand up and be counted when needed.
  2. D

    ELMS co-design submissions.

    For many on here, what ELMS looks like will have a major - perhaps defining - impact on their business. Defra have made it clear, through their input on here, that they genuinely wish to hear everyone's views. Co-design as they are calling it. Hopefully, then, many of us will be making a...
  3. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
  4. W

    Alarming aspirations from latest climate report...

    Rather a confronting table from the latest CCC report
  5. Still Farming

    Covid Vaccine Roll out.

    Here they go. Looks like Moderna and Oxford AstraZeneca will be a while off though.
  6. phr49

    Beet yields 2020

    How are we finding early yields did see some optimism on FWI site saying yields better than anticipated ........?!BS predicting 10-15% reduction in yields as an average . Had a colleague lift a fair tonnage Norfolk way with a disappointing 18 t acre adjusted . Not looking forward to lifting...
  7. J

    Toxovax and Enzovax Prices

    Whats the going rate for these vaccines this year Been quoted Toxovax £6.30 +Vat Enzovax £3.13 +Vat :cry::cry::cry:
  8. D

    The NFU backs gene editing. Do you ?

  9. G

    New toy day

    New toy
  10. Bogweevil

    Farmers earn more from YouTube than their crops

    Alternative crop, no more rapeseed woes: NEW YORK: It’s a sign of the times when farmers make more money advocating for the industry on social media than actually farming. Zach Johnson, who grows corn and soybeans in Minnesota, is known in YouTube circles as MN Millennial Farmer. It’s a role...
  11. Northeastfarmer

    Roundup and sheep grazing

    I want to spray a 30 acre section of a field off with roundup this week, the field currently has Hoggs in long would I have to take the sheep out for after spraying before I could let them back In? Many thanks
  12. O

    Big brand Yeo Valley go herbicide-free

    Big brand Yeo Valley is taking a big step towards sustainable and organic farming by investing in glyphosate/ herbicide-free weed killer. Read more on this:
  13. Kiwi Pete

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    :oops: Eh up! The idea of starting a thread about Holistic management has been on my mind for ages, if I am honest. Lets start by me putting my cards on the table - I have NO formal training, NO books, and NO interest in starting big wars on which way is best. I do, however, completely and...
  14. Steevo

    Spray chemical store

    I'd welcome some recommendations from others about spray chemical stores you have please as I'm looking to renew ours. I'm really looking for an off-the-shelf option that can be delivered and placed straight on the ground/blocks (and moved around if we relocate the sprayer filling area in 10...
  15. Bald Rick

    Who is Private Eye's "Bio-Waste Spreader"?

    As an avid Private Eye reader (giving me a very dyspeptic world view & potential communist leanings), I usually enjoy reading "Agri Brigade" written by Bio-Waste Spreader. But he/she has gone too far this week by calling on Gove to unilaterally put a stop to dairy cows being housed all year...
  16. D

    The issues with current farming technology

    Hey everyone, I am doing research on farming technology and would like to inquire about the pros and cons of farming technology that farmers are currently using. If you could briefly explain what machinery you use and what is the purpose of each machinery. What kind of problems did you have...
  17. Runwood

    Pesticide Contracting

    I am thinking of starting up a small pesticide application contracting business. I would be using a quad-mounted boom sprayer and trailing a weed wiper initially. I was also thinking of having a topper and harrow in the medium term for other work. I live in Northumberland and am putting myself...
  18. Magicvalley

    Organic, Conventional Farmers Deal with Pesticide Conflict

    I seem to here this same story over and over again. How can we deal with this problems? Will we have to resort to somehow creating large swaths of land and entire valleys that are organic only areas? This story hits very close to home, I have trouble keeping my neighbors field sprinklers from...
  19. Y Fan Wen