1. G


    Just curious to know what peoples thoughts are on Spring vs Autumn (August/September) drilling of Lucerne. To date we have only established in the spring, but no rain in May really slowed it down, the flip side is grass weed competition in the Autumn, being organic we don't have the option of a...
  2. ajd132

    Spring beans or spring oats

    Had 110ha destined for winter beans but seed delivery way behind when we think it’s optimal for decent zero till winter beans to be drilled. Shall I order some spring bean seed or shall I plant spring oats, I’ve got the nitrogen in the shed and farm saved seed. I am erring towards the oats...
  3. Corteva Updates

    Stewardship tools enhanced as farmers prepare for propyzamide applications

    Significant upgrades to Corteva Agriscience’s Kerb Weather Data tool will help growers and advisers be even more precise when timing oilseed rape herbicide applications this winter. The data is relied upon by growers across the UK to identify the best time to apply AstroKerb® or Kerb® Flo 500...
  4. Still Farming

    We Will Remember Them

    11th Day ,11th Hour of The 11th Month.
  5. W

    Afghanistan on brink of starvation

    Apparently 22 million are in the next few months about to starve. Obviously Afghanistan has other problems causing this monumental disaster, but is this just a sign of things to come. If so why is the world not preparing to secure food. They seem more bothered about anything other than food...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    David Brown anniversary at Newark Vintage Tractor Show

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The David Brown Tractor Club is preparing to celebrate 60 years of the 880 and 990 at the Newark Vintage Tractor and Heritage Show on November 13 and 14. The club stand will showcase some of the earliest 990 and 880 models brought to the show by...
  7. Trying


    What are everyone’s experiences dealing with them? Good or bad.
  8. B


    question aimed at GOVT, but any MP, counciller? My local MP or councillers, hopeless in my view? do they see what i see every day? small point on the very long list ? local police station in wickford essex, anyone know the area ? been closed for over 4 years, ment to have been sold by public...
  9. spin cycle

    weedy straw in swath

    been driving past a field of barley this year....something obviously went wrong cos fair bit of poppy...got me thinking would the straw be ok for stock :scratchhead:
  10. Corteva Updates

    Reactive herbicide applications advised as oilseed rape area is set to increase

    With the oilseed rape area expected to increase this autumn, Corteva Agriscience is advising farmers to consider a reactive approach to weed control in order to reduce risks during crop establishment. Buoyant prices for the 2021 crop are being underpinned by demand from processors and it is...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Women in dairy panel select three finalists for dairy industry woman of the year award

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Three finalists have been selected for this year’s Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award. Run as part of the RABDF’s Women in Dairy initiative the award is now in its fourth year and has previously crowned the likes of Mary Quicke MBE and Karen Halton...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Women in Dairy reveals 2021 Dairy Industry Woman of the Year finalists

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Three finalists have been selected for this year’s Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award. Run as part of the RABDF’s Women in Dairy initiative, the award is now in its fourth year and has previously crowned the likes of Mary Quicke MBE, and Dr. Jude...
  13. bobk

    Time to go back in to Afghanistan

    Clearly the withdrawal was premature , time to get back in and twit the taliban ?
  14. B

    Football’s big moment

    Euro football starting but unfortunately our England players & manager seem to have been heading far too many balls, they have decided this is the perfect occasion to carry on with the bended knee farce, did no one point out to them that this will probably be the perfect opportunity for the...
  15. Bigjon44


    Anyone warrant doing a T3 this year? Growing skyfall and is a bit of yellow rust around so may do a cheapo one involving Tebuconazole
  16. Tiptoe Ted

    Plant ID help please

    Can anyone put me out of my misery and confirm what this plant is please? Spotted locally up in rows and really annoying me not knowing what it is! (Could be having a senior moment...)
  17. Ormond

    Spring barley BLW control and rates

    Been given a recommendation for week control in spring barley. 75g/ ha counter sx 0.3 l/ha Pixxaro Seems a heavy dose to me.....just the usual suspects to deal with and not too big atvthr moment. Advice needed. Thanks
  18. happycows

    The hoof GP

    After watching his videos on Facebook for 6 months and really enjoying them I’ve just coughed up £299 plus vat and bought his full course. I spent good few years looking over trimmers shoulder’s. Some I liked some I didn’t and then 8 years doing my own, I’ve never had any proper training...
  19. G

    Someone wants my old Maxxum 5120!

    Hi peeps I need some advice, got a local chap wanting my Maxxum 5120, as I retired earlier this year I probably wont need it any more, so I may aswell let it go but not sure what to ask for it, I've owned it for about ten years It's got 14,000 hours on the clock and still runs like a sewing...
  20. F

    Looking for trial sites.

    Hi everyone, I am looking for farmers in the east that would be interested in hosting some of my trials. I am looking for the following weeds: speedwell, Poppy (In a winter wheat and barley crop) and Wild oats (In a winter barley crop). Many thanks, Frankie