1. H

    black grass from layer muck

    A farmer says he has black grass from appliying my hen muck. We do not use any straw in our poulty sheds ,If there was black grass in my feed what the chances of it going throw the hen whould it still grow
  2. Rossymons

    Vegan Cafe changes menu

    Kent café introduces animal products to plant based menu Well there you are, folks! What a time to be alive!
  3. Agriland RSS

    NFU welcomes new taskforce to tackle avian influenza

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) poultry board chair James Mottershead said that after the largest avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak the UK has ever seen this year that “it’s good to see the government taking a positive step to help the industry...
  4. Agriland RSS

    UK’s top scientists join forces to battle bird flu outbreaks

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Some of the UK’s top scientists are to set to join forces in a major new research consortium in the UK’s battle against bird flu. The eight-strong consortium, headed by the research team at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA), has received £1.5...
  5. B

    Pedigree Sheep - Feeding / Show Prep

    I've recently started my own Pedigree Texel flock. I've attended a couple of shows and notice that my lambs are way behind those at shows. Any advise with regards feeding, supplements etc would be much appreciated.
  6. Agriland RSS

    Co-op suspends purchase of Quack! eggs due to animal-welfare concerns

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Lincolnshire Co-op has suspended its purchase of Quack! duck eggs following reports of animal-welfare issues from its egg-supplying farm. “We have received concerns regarding a welfare issue connected to Quack! Duck Eggs. We strive to operate...
  7. D

    Lots of veg growers packing up

    Gosh we have lost some growers in recent years & heard today about two more. Edward Cook grower of carrots & sprouts top class produce. AB Jones certainly the best caulie & broccoli of any grower in the country. Both from the Southport area, Merseyside. Any sales coming up? I will be shot...
  8. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals New Supplier: The Bodens Group

    Super pleased to announce Farmdeals is now working with The Bodens Group. They offer animal bedding solutions for cattle, equine, pig and poultry. 🐄🐎🐖🐔 Sign in or sign up today for free at www.farmdeals.ag Powered by The Farming Forum & FutureFarm #beprepared #ukfarming #workinghard...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Lidl installs five new pollinator gardens at NI stores

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Lidl Northern Ireland has announced the installation of five new pollinator gardens at its stores across Antrim, Ballymoney, Lisburn and Magherafelt, as well as the retailer’s regional distribution centre in Nutts Corner. The gardens are blooming with...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Report: War causes $4.3bn of agricultural damage in Ukraine

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland A new report has estimated that the Russian invasion has led to $4.3 billion (€4.06 billion) worth of agricultural damage in Ukraine. Ukraine’s economy is forecasted to contract by 45% and the report warns that millions of people around the world are...
  11. Macsky

    10,000 cattle dead in Kansas

    https://www.dtnpf.com/agriculture/web/ag/news/article/2022/06/14/heat-stress-kills-estimated-10-000 It got to 40°C and they all died apparently, I doubt that’s a completely unprecedented temperature there? It got to 42°C in Alberta when I was there and I don’t remember any fuss about the cattle?
  12. GOV.UK RSS

    Government Food Strategy to back farmers, spread jobs and grow economy

    Government Food Strategy to back farmers, spread jobs and grow economy Written by Defra Press Office There has been widespread coverage of the Government’s Food Strategy, including in the Times, Telegraph, Daily Mail and Sky News. Interviews with the Prime Minister, Environment Secretary and...
  13. lewiscranfield

    Making technology purchases

    I'm an MBA student working on a project focused on understanding how pig farmers use cutting-edge technology, and how you buy it. Would you mind answering just two questions for me: When considering new technology for use on the farm, where do you learn about new products and who do you trust...
  14. T

    An update on the Packham 3 Defamation Case

    Please find a significant update on the case. https://www.countrysidefightback.online/the-packham-3/an-update-from-the-packham-3-fundraising-team/ More on Country Squire Magazine https://countrysquire.co.uk/2022/06/14/important-update-on-the-packham-3-defamation-case/ ‘If you ride a horse...
  15. Jackov Altraids

    The transition from BPS to ELMS

    Imagine you were offered the job of your dreams. The only downside was a long commute requiring the use of a car. You have to take it up and give it a go and you love it although the expenses mean it doesn't pay well. This means you are considering a move to be closer to the job when a neighbour...
  16. Steevo

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan British farmers urged to put more resources into producing fruit and vegetables to help ease cost of living and food threat from Ukraine war ByTony Diver, WHITEHALL CORRESPONDENT10 June 2022 • 8:50pm Boris Johnson gets in touch with the locals at...
  17. D

    Bosis’ leaked food strategy document; worse than half-baked

  18. Agriland RSS

    The inter-relationship between sulphur and nitrogen

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Due to the key role of both sulphur and nitrogen in the synthesis of proteins, the supply of these plant nutrients is highly inter-related. Studies have shown that one nutrient will accumulate in plants when the other is deficient. But when this...
  19. J Magee

    Slurry Grant Scheme Autumn 22 for England

    https://defrafarming.blog.gov.uk/2022/06/09/farming-investment-fund-new-slurry-infrastructure-grants-coming-in-autumn-2022/ New information has come out today on the 'Slurry Grant Scheme' this Autumn 2022 in England. Headline are Slurry stores to have 6 months worth of storage Stores to...
  20. organic

    The Great Vegan Diet Con

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/food-and-drink/features/great-vegan-diet-con/ It's too lomg to copy in full but here's a flavour: Canola oil, yeast, acidity regulator, methylcellulose, corn oil thickener, starch, gelling agent. “Hmm, I don’t like agents in my food,” says Jayne Buxton. We’re in...