potatoes

  1. ridger

    Potato crop 2021

    How's everyone getting on? Finally finished planting here, last night was cold once more and earlies still aren't through the ground.
  2. Agriland RSS

    £2 million Covid-19 support scheme announced for potato growers

    Written by Rachel Martin Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has announced further information on the £2 million financial support package for potato growers. The package has been granted in response to the significant reduction in demand from the hospitality and foodservice...
  3. Ffermer Bach

    Vegetarian Eats Meat - Great Daily Telegraph Article

    ‘I gave up being a vegetarian and started eating meat again – to save the planet’ When food writer Clare Finney looked into the environmental impact of the meat industry, the findings challenged all of her preconceptions ByClare Finney25 May 2021 • 5:00am Clare Finney had turned her back on...
  4. Steevo

    Red Tractor - Mass Balance

    Just read about this new requirement for a calculation. I’m not sure how they think farmers without a weighbridge will be able to estimate accurately the amount of crop that comes in from the field. Is this them getting worried that farmers will start selling 10/20% as non-assured off the...
  5. Greythundercloudys

    New spray but no licence.

    Guy along the road got a new sprayer this week, he's spraying rushes etc on his farm, but l can bet he's not got a licence or what ever you need to use it or does grandfather rights still count if its only used on your farm.
  6. B

    Tilly trailer pass

    thinking about testing trailers with tilly pass for piece of mind and maintenance check, especially hauling potatoes and cereals on busy roads.we do check them but would let dealer do them and get certificate at the end
  7. Rob Sinclair

    Innovation in Farming Article

    "Supporting innovation in farming" From experimenting with new feedstuffs and nutrients, to improving crop harvesting and processing, farm equipment enhancements, and pushing the boundaries of animal husbandry techniques, Farmers are constantly spending significant sums of time and money...
  8. D

    transplanting veg plants into stubble by hand

    I'm in a bit of a situation in that I've 18,000 veg plants, growing like crazy & its too wet to plough, till & plant. What would happen if I planted them by hand now into last years cereal stubble?
  9. O

    FARMERS’ SURVEY FOR MASTER’S DISSERTATION - Socio-economic evaluation of mixed farming system as an agroecological contribution to climate resilience

    Hello, my name is Olayele Oluwaseto and I am a master’s student at Coventry University. I am looking for small scale livestock farmers in the UK to participate in a short online survey. Small scale in this context is low input livestock farmers that practise organic farming and do not sell to...
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