1. Farm Business RSS

    The return of leading global plastics sustainability and innovation event

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The Global Research and Innovation in Plastics Sustainability (GRIPS) conference, exhibition and showcase returns from 15 – 17 March 2022. It will feature 50 innovative exhibitors and three days of interactive sessions driven by over 80 sector experts...
  2. TFF

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers

    Rodale Institute Launches Online Course for Regenerative Organic Consumers On-demand, free course serves as an introduction to regenerative organic food, farming, and impact Rodale Institute, the global leader of regenerative organic agriculture, has launched “Being a Regenerative Consumer,” a...
  3. U

    There are some decent politicions

    Noticed this in our local paper. Shows it`s not all about shouting abuse at your opposite number
  4. G

    Is anyone still buying side by side 12 bores ?

    My dad has a side by side 12 bore that he bought back in the 80’s, it’s been in a sleeve in the gun cabinet ever since and never had a cartridge through it. He seems to think it ought to be worth a bob or two, I think he might be disappointed 🙄
  5. Muddyroads

    Cow - The film

    Picked up on a review of this “documentary” film yesterday on 5 live and think it might be good for TFFers to be aware of it. It’s been nominated for Cannes apparently so could get quite a bit of press. Filmed on a large dairy farm somewhere in the south of England it follows a cow for around 4...
  6. TFF

    It's Time to Up Your Scouting Game

    It's Time to Up Your Scouting Game Field scouts are using the AgroScout drone-based data collection and AI platforms to find bugs & disease and estimate emergence stand count earlier Web App This is where the “real magic” comes in. The Web App WebApp with AI Reporting & Analysis platform...
  7. R

    Marginal Litres

    I've just caught up on John Roche's ADHB presentation on marginal litres. I also saw him give a similar one at Positive Farmers a few yrs ago. To anyone that's not seen it, the gist is that in spring calving grazing systems, feeding concentrates (or other bought feed) brings significantly more...
  8. Danllan

    Possible expansion of NATO

    By a very odd coincidence, earlier today I met I fellow I was at school with and haven't seen for nearly thirty years. He is Swede married to a Brit and, after spending most of the last couple of decades in Sweden, they have decided to move, of all places to Pembrokeshire - I know, I know, but...
  9. Agtech-Enthusiast

    Skippy Scout: Anyone used it or is planning to use it?

    Just wanting some feedback on Skippy Scout from people who have used it! Anyone planning on using it this season?
  10. Farm Business RSS

    Forum of national agricultural charities announced

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The five agricultural charities previously involved in the Farming Help alliance have announced the formation of a new National Forum of Agricultural Charities. Membership to the new forum will be open to national organisations offering support to...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Food Futures project launches new online platform

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Food Futures, a project funded by the Agri-Food Quest Competence Centre is a whole supply chain partnership between farmers, processors, industry bodies, government and academic partners (Queen’s University and AFBI). The project is currently developing...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Fonterra revises downwards its NZ milk collections

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd. has today (Tuesday, January 11, 2022) revised the forecast for its 2021/22 New Zealand milk collections to 1,500 million kg of milk solids (ms), down from its opening forecast of 1,525 million kg of ms. Fonterra chief...
  13. Farmdeals

    New Fuel Supplier On The Way

    Farmdeals is very pleased to announce that Exswift Limited will soon be joining our digital online platform. Exswift deliver all types of fuel to numerous locations around Essex and further a field. We will keep you updated as to when they go live. powered by The Farming Forum &...
  14. U

    Weigh cells

    We have a milk tank on a gantry in our bottling plant. Monitoring the level during processing involves sprinting up & down the stairs. Wondering about putting it on weigh cells with a display downstairs Gross weight full will be about 7 tonnes I was thinking 2 channels each side under the feet...
  15. Agriland RSS

    RABI and RSABI promote farmer resilience at OFC

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farming charities RABI and RSABI have stressed to the sector the importance of working together to normalise the conversation around mental health in farming at the Oxford Farming Conference (OFC). Collaborating on a presentation for OFC 2022, the two...
  16. Chris F

    Foresight Obesity System Map

    This was brought up at the OFC - it was part of a report used to find out why obesity exists in a population. I had no idea just how complex is was. A full scale version is here...
  17. Chris F

    Windows 11

    Who has taken the plunge and undated their PC? I did mine over the Xmas break and apart from the fact loads of stuff has moved I'm starting to get used to it. Seems a nicer place to be now.
  18. C

    How many collars/peds for heat detection?

    Considering getting a heat detection system e.g. collars or peds. Don't need them for maiden heifers as easily detected using estrotech patches. In the herd there's always a few barren cows that I don't want to breed, so wouldn't need heat detecting... For a 200 cow unit how many devices do I...
  19. Precision AG RSS

    R.J. O’Brien Introduces Enhanced Hrvyst Ag Tech Platform for Commercial Grain Industry

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag The cloud-based, scalable platform enables users in the commercial grain industry to digitally streamline grain origination, merchandising, and automated hedging. The post R.J. O’Brien Introduces Enhanced Hrvyst Ag Tech Platform for Commercial Grain...
  20. Direct Driller Magazine

    Soil Farmer of the Year 2021

    The Soil Farmer of the Year competition has been running since 2015, providing a platform for individuals and businesses to demonstrate how soil management can build environmental and economic resilience. The competition aims to recognise, promote and champion farmers who are passionate about...