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    Sheep Breeders Round Table to take place in November

    Written by William Kellett The Sheep Breeders Round Table is confirmed to take place between Monday 15, and Friday 19, November 2021. The Sheep Breeders Round Table is an industry initiative, with collaboration from AHDB Beef and Lamb, AgriSearch, the National Sheep Association (NSA), Hybu Cig...
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    Black grass 2021

    Up until now we have not had a problem with black grass. But one field seems to have got away on us. It’s first wheat after osr and would expect it yield about 10t/ha. There is not enough grass to effect the yield but too much to pull by hand. The area is about 12ac which would be about 4% of...
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    Pedigree

    Have finally bought some pedigree cows and calves with a few more to come, i know its an expense but how much hassle is it register and keep these cattle pedigree and their next calves. This is only a small herd (25ish) cows to clear up fields a cannot cut for my haylage business,I’m not...
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    UK supermarket to make plant-based food range cost the same as meat equivalents

    Economics of scale are taking place with meat alternatives, in a few years your average meat free sausage will cost the same as a Meat sausage - subsidies play a role as well...
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    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed

    New EAMU for Basilico provides opportunity for linseed Controlling weeds in winter and spring linseed will now be much easier with the approval of an Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU) registration for the maize herbicide Basilico. Manufactured by off-patent manufacturers Life...
  6. Bald Rick

    The Times sticks the boot in to farm animal welfare

    When I get a chance, I will take a photo of the Editorial in today's Times. It doesn't make for pleasant reading if you keep livestock as it relies on data from animal cruelty charities to accuse UK farmers of having welfare standards on a par with China and well below our European...
  7. Farm Business RSS

    LEAF Open Farm Sunday strengthens support for farmers

    Written by John Swire With two months until LEAF Open Farm Sunday on the 27th June, which will see hundreds of farmers open their farm gates to the public, organisers Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF) have today announced the appointment of eight ambassadors to support farmers, crofters...
  8. Danllan

    How rough did you feel after your first jab?

    Even Mrs Danllan - obviously my strongest critic - will say that when it comes to injuries I demonstrate real stoicism, I've a fairly high pain threshold and I just grin and bear what I have to, regardless of what has happened - meaning what I have done to me. :banghead: But that's injuries...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    BASIS supports new industry apprenticeship standard

    Written by John Swire A new agricultural and horticultural apprenticeship standard, the Agriculture/ Horticulture Professional Adviser Standard (AHPA), has been launched and is being supported by BASIS through their role as an independent end-point assessment organisation (EPAO). Designed to...
  10. Corteva Updates

    Take a closer look at new Univoq™ fungicide

    It's been a busy week at Corteva Agriscience. The production of our new Univoq™ fungicide was completed on Friday and this morning the product arrived in the UK. Here are some photos from our production facility in Cernay and Univoq's arrival at RASE. Univoq is available for delivery now...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    BASIS supports new industry apprenticeship standard

    Written by John Swire A new agricultural and horticultural apprenticeship standard, the Agriculture/ Horticulture Professional Adviser Standard (AHPA), has been launched and is being supported by BASIS through their role as an independent end-point assessment organisation (EPAO). Designed to...
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    Bridleways help

    Hi We have a few footpaths kicking around on our farm, but we also have a bridleway within our farm. We've recently had a local neighborhood party complain about offroad bikes/quads being on the bridleways illegally. We haven't seen them, but obviously the implication is that they may injure...
  13. Henarar

    Extra costs for pedigree bulls

    Over the years on TFF extra costs for producing pedigree cattle has been discussed, I have made no secret of the fact that I didn't think the extra cost was that much over the cost for society membership and animal registration fees. I thought that over the years as we produced more pedigree...
  14. Corteva Updates

    Corteva Agriscience Inatreq Active Approved in UK

    Corteva Agriscience Inatreq⢠Active Approved in UK 31 March 2021: Corteva Agriscience announced today that the UK has approved the registration of a product with Inatreq™ active. Univoq™ fungicide with Inatreq active, now approved for sale and use in the UK, is a new fungicide that offers...
  15. Old Tip

    Limousin Society

    I noted with intrest the recent statement by the chairman of the Limousin society re abuse of its staff on social media. I know there have been some strange goings on but didn’t realise it had got that bad. Being a board member and trustee of a few organisations it seems the folk with off centre...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Northern Ireland working to secure PGI status for ‘grass fed’ beef

    Written by Agriland Team Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, has confirmed that work is progressing to demonstrate that Northern Ireland’s beef industry readily meets the grass-fed criteria laid out by Bord Bia in the specification contained within the Republic...
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    Grandfather rights

    Do grandfather rights still exist for forklift driving? Got a friend who’s taken early retirement looking for some summer work and he’s keen to help around the yard with the drier etc. He’s 65 years old and an ex plant mechanic and 360 operator so capable etc.
  18. Farmer Fin

    Generic vs R&D chems

    Does anyone know of any independent trials comparing like for like products? It seems like the big chem companies like to tell everyone their stuff is better and the major distributors like to go with that. I have a background in animal health where generics are probably more used than the R&D...
  19. CPM RSS

    Inatreq active approved for UK growers

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Corteva Agriscience has announced UK approval of Univoq – a new cereal fungicide containing Inatreq active. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Univoq, which is now approved for sale and use in the UK, is a new fungicide that offers curative and protectant control on...
  20. Chae1

    Paying for selling items privately

    When buying or selling things privately what's the best method of payment for both parties? A bank transfer as I'm aware isn't instant. I want to transfer the money to other party when I view/pick item up. Them to be 100% sure its paid. Same with selling I want money to be in my account...
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