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  1. alomy75

    Pre-ems on chopped straw

    After a heavy straw yield year like this one, I’m finding over 70% soil cover after the drill (dd) in places. If there’s so little soil visible do you still put a pre-em on and hope it gets washed off the straw onto the soil? Or wait and go peri-em with the view of hitting the grass weeds...
  2. K

    OUR LARGEST GRAIN DRYER YET

    Carrying on from our smallest grain dryer to our largest so far is our 200 tonne model fully insulted and cladded and weather roof ( all our dryers are done this way)with virtually no heat loss as opposed to uninsulated dryers, the hot air plenum alone has a surface area of 311 square meters...
  3. Just because

    Fert prices and stocking rates

    Are people thinking of cutting back on stocking rates due to fertilize prices and other rising costs??
  4. Farm Business RSS

    New equipment features for CLAAS JAGUAR 900 forage harvesters

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The JAGUAR 900 series now benefits from a raft of new features associated with the feeder unit, the corncracker, and the silage additive dosing system. Further new developments are also available for the ORBIS and PICK UP front attachments. Consistent...
  5. CPM RSS

    Pushing performance – Hold on a bit longer

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Keeping herbicides where they need to be is crucial for weed control, crop safety and for minimising potential losses to the environment. CPM digs into new research which shows not all adjuvants have the same effects on herbicide movement in the...
  6. CPM RSS

    Grassweed control – Time after time

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Download PDF Though a number of crop protection products have come and gone from the market over the past 60 years, Avadex has remained a constant feature. CPM takes a look at the lifetime of the product and the ever-changing weed picture. There...
  7. J

    uk going gm

    no thread on this? it could be the biggest elephant the eu could restrict all your ag exports let alone the carry on here in irl with the border
  8. G

    Starting to get worried about the wet weather ?

    Here in my part of Yorkshire it is raining every day, im starting to get worried about getting drilled up this autumn again .Hows everyone else doing ?
  9. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Slurry inoculant offers potential to cut ammonia emissions while reducing fertiliser and labour costs

    Dairy farmers in the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to introduce a slurry inoculant ahead of the winter housing period, to reduce ammonia emissions and increase nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). With 2030 government targets to reduce ammonia emissions from agriculture by 16%, the use of...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Added reasons to not rush into winter cereal drilling this year

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland It may be tempting to drill winter cereals promptly as soon as conditions allow, but there are multiple reasons not to drill too early this season if you have grass weeds, says Paul Gruber, regional technical manager for agronomy firm, ProCam. High...
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Slurry inoculant offers potential to cut ammonia emissions while reducing fertiliser and labour costs

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Dairy farmers in the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to introduce a slurry inoculant ahead of the winter housing period, to reduce ammonia emissions and increase nitrogen use efficiency (NUE). With 2030 government targets to reduce ammonia emissions...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Steps to prevent the spread of TB within your herd

    Written by Brian McDonnell from Agriland The Bovine Tuberculosis (TB) eradiation scheme has been in place for 67 years in Ireland, with the scheme costing €97.3 million in 2020. TB can be one of the most financially crippling diseases to come onto a farm. A sentence no farmer wants to here...
  13. S

    Organic Rotation Ideas for Finishing Suckler Calves

    Afternoon All, We're exploring changing our system from conventional to organic and wanted to get some advice on organic rotations. We're looking to dedicate all our arable land (light chalk) to produce organic feed for finishing our suckler Angus X calves. Current thoughts are for a 9-year...
  14. David1968

    Belt Baler Recommendations

    Good evening everyone :) So, I'm thinking about a baler upgrade, and found myself here after some googling. I have seen a few baler threads but I thought I should maybe start my own rather than hijack someone else's. Not really sure what the etiquette is. Looking for something that will do a...
  15. S

    Glyphosate again

    https://off-guardian.org/2021/09/02/a-message-to-the-eu-address-the-real-public-health-crisis-by-banning-glyphosate/ I am not sure what to make of this piece, does it have any merit or is based on nothing? I like most use it but worry there may be more downsides than we've been made aware of...
  16. Just because

    Grazing clover

    Have been offered this to graze with store lambs before he ploughs and plants with wheat was a red clover and rye grass mix (clover taken over) 18ac field was going to strip graze possible buffer feed with straw/hay and other tips my first time grazing that much clover ?? Thanks
  17. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Maize silage ensiling tips

    Along with using a Magniva crop and condition-specific inoculant, making sure you pay attention to detail when ensiling can help maintain a high-quality forage throughout the storage period. Kernel processing Kernel processing evaluation When ensiling forage maize, it is important that the...
  18. C

    Herbal leys for dairy cattle grazing

    Moving over to herbal leys here for dairy cow grazing (holsteins on conventional system). Drought prone soil and low summer rainfall are main reasons. Lots of advice out there but seems more beef/sheep than dairy focus. So for dairy cows... Who's got them? What do you put in them? Are the...
  19. Defra Farming

    An Agricultural Transition Plan 2021 to 2024 PB 14643

    The Path to Sustainable Farming: An Agricultural Transition Plan 2021 to 2024 November 2020 Foreword My family have farmed in West Cornwall for six generations. The names of different fields were passed from each generation to the next. We knew our land and every field on each farm and we...
  20. MX7

    How is your JD x9 combine performing?

    I think a TFF member is using a JD x9 series combine this year, is it living up to the purchasers expectations,the same question applies to any one operating a Claas 8900. I ask as a machinery geek, and not someone who has to make the financial practicalities of making such a major...
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