potash

  1. J

    fertilizer crisis

    what are folks thinking re the massive hike in prices, surely comes apoint when it is not sustainably. still think if not one farmer ordered any fert price would ease , is abit of amind game !
  2. Direct Driller Magazine

    A deeper insight into soil - gamma ray spectroscopy

    Over the last two years there has been an evolution in the way that soil nutrient mapping is carried out. This has been driven by the launch of TerraMap by Hutchinsons in 2019. Terramap came at the perfect timing for farmers looking for that next level of accuracy in understanding their soils in...
  3. Agriland RSS

    Dairy cost of production index hits trigger point a second time this year

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland An index measuring the cost of production on dairy farms has hit its ‘trigger point’ for the second time this year. Marks and Spencer’s milk price index, which the retailer uses to guide its price for suppliers, has only hit the trigger point, which...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Soil carbon levels keep on rising after 50 years of slurry trial

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The fact that soil carbon sequestration levels in grassland have kept on rising 50 years into a bespoke slurry spreading trial at AFBI Hillsborough, is worthy of note in its own right. However, the fact that this result is counter–intuitive with...
  5. cubby

    Ewes on swedes

    What would the farming forum recommend We have grown 5 acre of swedes for after scanning time .unsure of what to put on it and what they would require in addition we have some nice first cut and second cut bales for roughage in my head I will put the mule twins on it with silage but will they...
  6. Just because

    Fert prices and stocking rates

    Are people thinking of cutting back on stocking rates due to fertilize prices and other rising costs??
  7. Hutchinsons News

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins. The cost of ammonium nitrate and...
  8. G

    Wheat into orbit

    Up£3.75 today!!!
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Act now to moderate the impact of rising fertiliser prices

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The implications of the substantial hike in fertiliser prices are likely to last well into next season according to consultancy business Promar International. “We are seeing a perfect storm for fertiliser prices with a number of factors combining...
  10. bobk

    Getting sulphur on next spring

    Couldn't be arsed pricing doubletop so just got straight N for next spring , what options do we have for adding S , ?
  11. J

    Strawberry short stamens

    I have a semihydrponic strawberry plantatión, the plants are growing in sand and rice husk, I have noticed that the stamens are developing too short so there is not pollination or just the low pistils, can Someone help me advising what can be causing the short stamens? I AM attaching some...
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Benefits and pitfalls of clover overseeding examined at Welsh farm

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Grassland farmers aiming to maximise the nitrogen-fixing and livestock performance benefits of clover are being advised to aim for a minimum annual average of 20% in their swards. “If it’s not 20% clover, it’s not doing the job, there has to be enough...
  13. T

    foliar fertiliser

    How does it work for grassland and fodder crops. Is the mixes just trial and error, or is there some well regarded research. Tia
  14. Westin

    Need Advice please on Yield and seeding rate!

    Our Indonesia departemen of agriculture advice Farmers to plant like that(like the one in picture) , 20cm by 70cm about 50-60k population per hectare...about 12kg of maize seeds....claimed to have a yield of 12 tonne per hectare of maize at 15% water content....is that a possibly achievable...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Crop establishment – there is no room for error

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The Potash Development Association (PDA) has highlighted the importance of getting both soil structure and chemistry right now, when it comes to determining crop establishment rates and the final yields delivered by winter cereals. Soils should be...
  16. zsnotdead

    Milk fever,Ca bolus

    A calcium bolus contains 10 times more calcium than a bottle contains but is it sufficient to get a cow up which is down with milk fever. I always put a bottle in the vein to get them up quick just incase the bolus is not enough, thoughts please, seems to be milk fever season here with cows...
  17. Stags Agri

    DISPERSAL SALE OF TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, TRAILERS, FULL RANGE OF MACHINERY - 22/09/2021

    DISPERSAL SALE OF TRACTORS, TELEHANDLER, TRAILERS, FULL RANGE OF MODERN FARM MACHINERY, ATTACHMENTS, CATTLE & GENERAL EQUIPMENT, & FERTILISER On behalf of Mrs J Waldron WEDNESDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2021 STARTING AT 10.30AM OUTSIDE ENTRIES Outside entries are invited by permission. PLEASE NOTE...
  18. H

    Spreading wood ash.

    Anyone got any experience of this? Neighbours just burned a load of bushes, trees, brash etc and there's a good 3 cube of ash. Worth spreading of too much hassle???
  19. Jackov Altraids

    Silage in October

    I've just finished harvesting and its looking like I'm 80 bales short of what I'd like. I could go and chuck some fertiliser on this weekend and aim for another cut but I haven't intentionally tried to silage in October before. What is the opinion of the TFF collective?
  20. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
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