robotic

  1. B

    farming knowledge gone.

    As above all my forbears were farmers and so am i but my kids have chosen a different path . Absolutely nothing wrong with that but just thinking how easily the farming knowledge that gets past down over the years gets lost in the space of one generation , makes you think doesn't it ?
  2. Agriland RSS

    Outstanding Holstein cow sweeps the boards at Ballymena Show

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland An outstanding Holstein cow carried the day at this year’s Ballymena Show. The event attracted a tremendous turnout of livestock. Damm Fitz Beth, from the Lisburn-based Damm Herd of the Simpson family, started her day by winning the Holstein breed...
  3. J

    Heat stress

    How does everyone else cope in hot weather? The following isn't going to be very popular but I've done what I think is best for the cows I've shut the field gate and opened the cubicle and feed passage doors today so they don't have to walk very far, have better access to water and shade Is...
  4. 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...
  5. Barleycorn

    The vegan nutters are going to blockade milk tankers now.

    https://london.veganlifelive.com/event/this-changes-everything-with-dan-kidby-animal-rebellion/?fbclid=IwAR2gSyRIQBvPdOWDFDlUWXwcrVaH4Mwj27A0kDdkpmpXNdN89qyyoBH1tw0
  6. snarling bee

    Cereals - anything/anybody there? Worth going?

    As title. Spoke to a neighbour who said it was a bit 'dead'.
  7. The Guardian RSS

    Will this fruit-picking robot transform agriculture?

    Will this fruit-picking robot transform agriculture? Written by Jyoti Madhusoodanan from the Guardian Creating a machine that can perform the delicate work of picking an apple is tricky – and farmworkers say it could be a benefit Robots can do a lot. They build cars in factories. They sort...
  8. Headless chicken

    Slurry suckers

    Just curious if anyone has compared what as far as I can see are the only two offerings on the market, the joz and the lely. I know @pappuller has the lely but not many joz’s about so welcome any input
  9. Agriland RSS

    Case New Holland buys lightweight boom business

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland There are mixed messages coming from the machinery industry over the future role of sprayers as manufacturers wonder which horse to back – conventional pesticide application or novel robotic destruction. Both Lemken and Fendt have stepped back from...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Scientists to create tiny robotic bees for pollination

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Two scientists from the UK and the US have been jointly awarded £640,000 (approximately €767,981) to build tiny robots that would stimulate the buzzing of bees. It is hoped that understanding the buzz, and how it is created, could improve agriculture and...
  11. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Getting the most out of grazing this spring

    Getting the most out of grazing this spring Harnessing the full value of grass at turnout provides a prime opportunity for dairy farmers to boost margins and will prove particularly crucial this year as input costs remain at an all-time high.
  12. Howkins and Harrison LLP

    £15Million Small Grant Scheme is OPEN

    £15Million Small Grant Scheme is OPEN Defra’s Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme There are 4 weeks remaining for farmers to apply for funding under the second round of the Defra Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme. The window for application closes on 3rd September 2019...
  13. CHAPs News

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics CHAP is delighted to announce the launch of a new project to develop an autonomous, hydroponic system centered around a novel hydrogel growing media. The GelPonics project in collaboration between start-up AEH Innovative Hydrogel, robotics experts...
  14. Howkins and Harrison LLP

    £15Million Small Grant Scheme is OPEN

    £15Million Small Grant Scheme is OPEN Defra’s Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme There are 4 weeks remaining for farmers to apply for funding under the second round of the Defra Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme. The window for application closes on 3rd September 2019...
  15. CHAPs News

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics CHAP is delighted to announce the launch of a new project to develop an autonomous, hydroponic system centered around a novel hydrogel growing media. The GelPonics project in collaboration between start-up AEH Innovative Hydrogel, robotics experts...
  16. CHAPs News

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics

    GelPonics aims to decarbonise hydroponics CHAP is delighted to announce the launch of a new project to develop an autonomous, hydroponic system centered around a novel hydrogel growing media. The GelPonics project in collaboration between start-up AEH Innovative Hydrogel, robotics experts...
  17. B'o'B

    Not made for the U.K. roads

    https://www.facebook.com/watch?v=638015240702950
  18. B

    What will be Tractor of the future?

    What will be Tractor of the future?
  19. H

    Opinions on this farm scenario?

    So I've been thinking of returning home to farm with my 70 yr old father who's struggling to find good full time labour and is naturally slowing down. I'm working off farm full time but really have an urge to leave the office job and come home (option of career break). If I'm going to do this...
  20. Defra Farming

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications

    Improving Farm Productivity grants: open for applications Written by Gordon Jones At the end of last year, we published a manual on the Improving Farm Productivity grant, which is part of the Farming Transformation Fund. The manual explains what the Improving Farm Productivity grant is...
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