1. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Switching to liquid fertiliser with self propelled SAM sprayer

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland With the dramatic increase in fertiliser costs, the spotlight has been turned on its efficient use like never before, and with that has come the realisation that despite great advances in digital technology, it is still something of a ‘hit and miss’...
  2. Phil P

    Spraying milk on crops

    Just been reading the post on Twitter from chap whom sprayed milk on some pasture to give it a boost and promote soil bacteria. Think the rate was 10L/ha (100L/ha water rate). Pictures look good compared to the next pasture that didn’t get sprayed. Has anyone tried this on arable crops? Maybe a...
  3. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    How are margins looking for harvests’ 22 and 23?

    We are fast approaching harvest 22 and looking now to harvest 23 for cropping decisions, but the cost and margin picture looks very different to this time last year. UK feed wheat new crop futures (Nov-22) closed yesterday at £340.10/t. This is almost double the price from this time last year...
  4. Agriland RSS

    UN: Food and fertiliser from Russia must return to world markets

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland The United Nations (UN) has said that food and fertiliser produced by Russia and Belarus must return to world markets despite the war in Ukraine. Speaking at UN headquarters in New York yesterday (Wednesday, May 18), UN secretary-general Antonio...
  5. R

    NPK Specialists anyone?

    Good day all, I hope you are all well. I came across this website after stumbling around for the last week trying to figure something out and was wondering if I could post a question to the experts. I come from a farming country where there are many row crops grown. In my country there are two...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Yara cuts ties with suppliers linked to Russian sanctions

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Yara said that it has stopped all sourcing from suppliers linked to Russian sanctioned entities and persons. The Norwegian company, which is a major global fertiliser producer, said that it is using its global sourcing, production and distribution...
  7. B

    Sulphur use in arable systems

    Is anyone successfully getting good yield responses without the need to use Nitrogen with added Sulphur. Farmyard manure, Digestate and Sewage Sludge all rotationally applied pre drilling
  8. T

    Ewe lamb wintering crop

    What’s the best fodder crop for wintering ewe lambs on? Ideally to last until April. How many acres to keep 3-400 on? I don’t think our land would be good enough for fodder beet.
  9. Agriland RSS

    In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The in-field sap testing of high value crops, such as potatoes and beet, is now being recommended by agronomists as a means of ensuring that best use is made of all applied nutrients throughout the growing season. Simon Fox, from Emerald Research Ltd...
  10. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  11. andybk

    Telegraph Article About global food crisis

    credit: liam halligan Even before Russia invaded Ukraine in late February, UK inflation was at a 30-year high. As we emerged from lockdown last year, and demand surged, the economy struggled to respond, pushing prices up. Far from just a British problem, this reflected supply chain pressures...
  12. CPM RSS

    Bioscience in practice – Making better use of nutrients

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF A greater percentage of soil-applied phosphate (90-95%) and potash fertilisers (60%) remains in an unavailable form than is actually used by the crop. CPM explores how growers can rely less on solid fertiliser as well as improve nutrient uptake...
  13. J

    dock control in grassland

    has anybody tank mixed dockstar and thistlex, have used dockstar on its own and abit dissapointed . also has anybody tryed headland polo on docks ?
  14. C

    Livestock the solution or the problem

    Not so long ago cows and livestock in general were being blamed for the supposed climate crisis. Now supposedly farm yard manure is the answer to save the planet do the powers that be even realise where muck comes from I wonder. Ideal scenario for them would be genetically modified trees that...
  15. U

    Slurry analysis

    Just had this back Assume MOP @ £400 tonne & TSP @ £400 tonne N @ £400 or N @ £800 Think the values / 1000 gal are between £25 - £40 Need to allow for losses Anyone any better at sums ?
  16. D

    Anybody considering suspending production for a year?

    With input price inflation high, is anybody considering suspending production for a year?
  17. Kevtherev


    Evening all I thought it may be a good idea of a dedicated legume thread for the livestock men. Clovers being the most popular inclusion in a grazing mix. Place to share ideas and info on alternative legumes used in grazing systems. Establishment methods/grazing management etc
  18. bobk

    Anyone growing crops with no fert ?

    Excluding organic boys , could be interesting
  19. Agriland RSS

    Opportunities to expand the export of red meat from NI to develop

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson believes that opportunities to expand the export of red meat from Northern Ireland (NI) will develop over the coming years. He also holds to the view that the basic direction of travel...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser: International prices reach highest ever levels

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland International prices for fertiliser have reached their highest levels ever, according to a key business and market intelligence company. CRU Group, a UK-based company concerned with market information for mining, metals and fertiliser, said this week that...