1. Kevtherev

    Conservation Thread

    Could this be an idea to start a thread on farm conservation projects on your farms? Wildlife ponds Wildflower meadows Tree and hedgerow work etc. Farmland birds. Conservation work is something I’ve always been heavily involved in with projects like pond restoration and creation,hedgerow...
  2. fendt208v

    Advice on cover crops

    Hi, I have a plot of land due to be planted in a orchard in the next 1-2 years. I am looking for recommendations on a cover crop that will help on organic matter and weed suppression. Been told brown mustard would be suitable for this? Thanks
  3. W

    10,000 lawsuits

    https://www.newstarget.com/2018-12-02-bayer-to-cut-12000-jobs-worldwide-lawsuits-roundup-glyphosate.html Glyphosate will be gone shortly.
  4. Somerset Farmer

    Spraying Rape

    Been out spraying rape today, 23rd of march and this high , its going to need very carefull management! drilled 30th august 3kg/ha sumo dts
  5. G

    O.S.R. pollen beetle 2019

    Haven't sprayed for pollen beetle for several years. Either the numbers were low or the crop was starting to flower when numbers increased. Never seen so many as we've got this year. Almost too many to count, so sprayed insecticide yesterday. Don't like spraying, but seem to have got 100%...
  6. J

    bean weevil and bruchid beetles

    thought this might be the best place to ask, we aren't using insecticides but I was wondering if people get to a point that forces them into using insecticides if they find an infestation of the above or do they just take the chance that beneficals will keep the damage to a minimum ...
  7. spin cycle

    diary of a comedy sheep farm

    taking a cue from others with their own threads....and upon a suggestion of a friend whom i keep 'entertained':rolleyes: so today.....up at the sheds at 6am to check for lambings although we're not supposed to start for a month:banghead:....just a single....penned it up and back for school...
  8. A

    Your current weather.

    I'd like to see what the weather you all are experiencing throughout the year. Tempeture and conditions. Just post what it was like and if there any changes. Yesterday morning it was 53F and drizzle. About noon cleared off and windy at 15mph gusting to 30. Temp dropped throughout the day. This...