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  1. 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...
  2. 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
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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???
  8. 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?
  9. 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...
  10. glensman

    Soil test

    Just got soil tests back on a field I'm reseeding. We are a hill farm so land is average quality, the field has been cut once a year for silage and had a coat of manure (sheep bedding) afterwards for the last 5 or 6 years. The results are as follows. Ph 5.8 guideline 6.0 slightly low Phosphorus...
  11. C

    Wheat expectations?

    What are everyone's thoughts then? Heard 'massive' on a different thread from south of us. May just be us, but mid/later season wheats(altitude or drill date/variety) hit by cool & wet at flowering-michodochium 15-20% florets on some ears, despite very robust (+PTZ) head spray. Earlier...
  12. S

    Hybrid Rye for AD?

    What are the virtues and vices associated with doing Hybrid Rye for AD plants?
  13. chaffcutter

    Straw in the swath, auction results 2021

    Hi, anyone selling straw this harvest, what's the market like where you are?
  14. C

    Too much clover?

    A little unsure about grazing this in case we get bloat! Suckler cows and weaned lambs should be heading in here on next rotation. They have a lot less clover in their other fields. This field was cut for silage 2-3 weeks ago, and had 20:8:14 applied afterwards. (Our P & K levels were low on...
  15. Hilly

    BOM salt

    I bought couple of ton today to spread on some sh!t land as apparently it sweetens grass and makes stock eat it . Any one tried it ? I always thought salt killed grass lol 😂
  16. DairyGrazing

    Maize fertiliser plan.

    How are people doing with their maize fertiliser? Type timing and total please. Have done it differently the last few years due to circumstance not plan. Always drill 25 units with the seed but have been an additional 25-75 units either trop dressing at 18 inches high or working it into the...
  17. D

    In Field, Straw Chopping, Using a Silage harvesters.

    Hi all, I'm looking to chop Straw after a Combine with a Percision Chop Silage Harvester. I'm looking for the best option. Spec: Reliable good at chopping dry Straw. Parts Availability, good price. Tractor Size 120-150 Hp. Why: There is a grant available to chop straw to improve Soils...
  18. M

    Potash Soil Deficiency

    Recent soil analysis is showing K levels at 0 on a lot of the cutting ground. PH around 6.0. The margins around the fields are showing good growth but can see where I’ve cut last year very clearly and the yields don’t look very promising! Is MOP the best long term option? And if so where would...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Sugar beet set to make a comeback in Scotland

    Written by Richard Halleron The reintroduction of sugar beet production to Scotland has taken a significant step forward after the pilot project laying its foundations received new funding. The first successful crop in half a century was harvested last year. As a result, the consortium...
  20. M

    What fertiliser to spread

    Hi. I just got my meadow field soil sampled and I know I need a lot off lime, and my P is very poor. I need to spread fertiliser this weekend and need help on what to sow. I know it’s not going to be great but I am not sure what to go with. I’ve attached pc picture below Thanks
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