1. Kidds

    Roundup Ready Ryegrass

    https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-08-12/paraquat-resistance/100370332?fbclid=IwAR24EHg7tLorhpP_ovff2iG-Ayqm_78_Mpo8pmWA3WRb66Xo3EdoCA5mDvY The surprising bit is it is also Paraquat ready. Paraquat is banned now but having used it extensively when it wasn't I am surprised to see resistance...
  2. P

    Fallow after grass leys

    Does anyone know where I can find the rules regarding grass leys (temporary grass) being left fallow after the four year period of temporary grass? As I do not wish them to become permanent grass, but as yet do not know what best to plant next year.
  3. spin cycle

    tff proper farmin group

    please add your ideas :) i'm in for ploughin....straw burning....indoor lambin....pigs indoors
  4. neilo

    TFF Grass Roots Group

    I've just been looking through this week's Farmers Guardian, and saw three quotes from members of the 'TFF Grass Roots Group' in the first couple of pages. If there are a group of people that purport to represent us, then shouldn't we at least know who they are?
  5. dragonfly

    Establishing AB15 legume mix

    I have 90 hectares of AB15 legume mix to establish immediately after harvest. I have my seed delivered and waiting in the barn. Considering the late(ish) harvest and the fact that I am following spring barley, what establishment method should I use?
  6. ADAS

    Predicting changes in Welsh grass growth in the face of climate change

    As part of a larger Soil Policy Evidence Programme by ADAS for the Welsh Government, we have used the ADAS Grass Model (AGM) to predict possible changes in ryegrass yields around Wales in the period ... Continue reading...
  7. AHDB Podcast RSS

    293: Beef & Lamb: At home with Liz and Rob Priest

    293: Beef & Lamb: At home with Liz and Rob Priest Written by Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board In this AHDB Food & Farming podcast, we catch up with our new Beef & Lamb Monitor Farmers in the South West, Liz and Rob Priest. As a family they farm both sheep and beef cattle in...
  8. Syngenta UK

    Ryegrass controls stack up

    Learning from the successes of growers’ black-grass control programmes gives a raft of integrated cultural and herbicide strategies that can also be used to hit back at increasing ryegrass populations, advises Syngenta Technical Manager, Georgina Wood. “Key to that success is stacking up as...
  9. Jerry

    Ewes on forage rape ahead of cropping?

    Im going to have some spare forage rape drilled 6 weeks ago. Are ewes on it ore tupping ok? Will diet be too good and they go fat?
  10. D

    For those farming less than 200 acres.

    Purely for those farming less than 200 acres * please : 1) Have you been invited to be a pilot for the SFI ? Will you be taking up the invitation ? 2) How important are current BPS payments to your business ? 3) From what you know to date, do you see the SFI as being of relevance to your...
  11. Grass And Grain

    Establishing AB15, AB1

    Got AB15 legume fallow to establish, includes timothy in the seed mix (so can't use a graminicide). Going in after winter barley. Will the barley volunteers smother the AB15? So do I need a stale seedbed, any experience anyone? Kit available. Simba discs, power harrow combi drill, rollers...
  12. Bomber101

    Combining flat winter linseed - any tips

    Any tips for picking up flat linseed? Class 770 and vario header. First time cutting linseed and not looking forward to it!