potatoes

  1. T

    How’s your supermarket

    Ok so i nipped to the shops today for the wife, one whole area was missing and had been replaced with wallpaper shelves and all the veg was Spanish - and very dirty ??? , hang in there boys we might just be respected yet !
  2. Oldmacdonald

    Garden agronomy.

    Got a few invasive weeds in the garden, so hoping a knapsack of something will sort them out. Ground elder And some sort of buttercup - not the creeping sort. MCPA all I need?
  3. M

    Root crops and grass weeds

    I cannot find the article but I’ve read recently some young farmer pontificating about the benefit of root crops (potatoes in his case) as part of his armoury against grass weeds. Basically he was renting land out to a potato grower because he believed it helped his war against grass weeds. Now...
  4. Agriland RSS

    M&S to showcase local agriculture at Balmoral 2022

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland UK supermarket Marks and Spencer (M&S), platinum sponsor of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society's (RUAS's) annual show, will show its support for local agriculture by showcasing regional products at this year's Balmoral event. Northern Ireland is a...
  5. Yale

    Is it time to look again at Nicotinoid dressings to control flea beetle.

    With the massive issue of cooking oil supply world wide would it be prudent for the government to at least scrutinise any data since the ban to see if there is a genuine argument for the reintroduction of this seed dressing. Surely this is an emergency measure which could be introduced which...
  6. 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...
  7. H

    Kongslide Germinator

    Anyone used one of these .....are they any good ?
  8. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  9. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  10. casemx 270

    Cwt to kgs

    What's 1.5 cwts /acre to kgs/ ha please
  11. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  12. Agriland RSS

    FAO renews appeal for urgent funding to support Ukrainian farmers

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has issued an appeal to bolster agriculture and provide urgent support to vulnerable rural households in Ukraine. More than $115 million is urgently needed to assist Ukrainian farmers and...
  13. Hampshire Forage

    Seed potatoes

    Hi, im looking for about half a tonne of seed potatoes if anyone has any spare? Willing to come and collect but the nearer to Hampshire the better.
  14. R

    Sprayer tank cleaning between crops

    If you've been spraying su herbicides on cereals, then want to spray sugar beet. I use a tank cleaner such as All clear / tank cleaner Usually with the rinsings I have a stubble field which I would opt to spray on. If not, does All clear / tank cleaner have any effect spraying back onto...
  15. stroller

    Getting dry

    Anyone else think it's getting a bit dry? No rain for weeks, ground cracking, and no rain forecast.
  16. S

    It's the supermarkets to blame

    I know it's been said before, earlier on farming on the radio a farmer from Churchstoke was saying how he had to double his flock to be in same place he also said the supermarkets are to blame as they want cheap food and they don't care how they get it
  17. Agriland RSS

    Dietary benefits of potatoes to be showcased at World Potato Congress

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The upcoming World Potato Congress (WPC) in Dublin will be an opportunity to showcase the true nutritional value of the ‘humble spud’. “The potato is a nutrition-packed food source that meets the needs of all consumers,” commented Liam Glennon, the man...
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    Hundreds expected to attend World Potato Congress

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland It is anticipated that up to 800 delegates from around the world will attend the 2022 World Potato Congress (WPC), taking place in Dublin at the end of May and start of June The event will be hosted by the Irish Potato Federation (Rhiza), in conjunction...
  19. I

    Grass seed

    Looking a reseed some hill ground PH 6 with more treated CA cake going on later on. Ground wet in the winter dry in summer what's the best mix ??
  20. J

    Why is it farmers are bribed to grow GMO?

    GMO food is not safe and has never been, yet some farmers are willfully ignorant of the damage to their fellow humans this does. comments please
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