1. Agriland RSS

    Livestock methane-reducing product gets commercial contract in Oz

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland CH4 Global Inc. has announced the first commercial sale and supply of its Asparagopsis-based methane-reducing product for ruminant animals to reduce agricultural emissions. The initial sale is to CirPro, a leading Australian advanced protein manufacturer...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Fonterra increases milk price forecast due to strong global demand

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, has today (Thursday, June 23) increased its forecast farmgate milk price range for next year. In response to global demand, the company increased its 2022/23 forecast by 50 cents to NZ$8.75-$10.25...
  3. organic

    Plant Based Sandwiches Dropped By Morrisons And Asda

    This from Grocer Gazette: Morrisons and Asda have dropped their plant-based sandwich options entirely, a new survey has revealed. In the recent survey by Eating Better, it found that the Big 4 grocers have removed their plant-based sandwiches, since its last sandwich survey three years ago...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Research: Climate obligations may force cap on NI livestock numbers

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Climate change obligations may limit livestock numbers in Northern Ireland, according to recent research and modelling. Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) director of Sustainable Agri-Food Sciences Division, Prof. Elizabeth Magowan commented...
  5. Mr.Jones

    Calves not suckling after birth.

    Not had any hassle over previous years but have had 4 cases this year of problems with calves not suckling after birth. Our system is a hill cow. Galloway x saler crossed back to the saler bull. Calving starts in May and normally finished by mid June. All calves are born without assistance for...
  6. M

    Is food getting too expensive?

    Or are there too many other things to spend on than there were back in the days when food cost was a much bigger proportion of household expenditure? What are these other things that compete with food?
  7. B

    Worlds gone f***ing mad!
  8. carbonfibre farmer

    Hay making 2022

    As mentioned by @FG. in another thread, time to start this one. Anyone started yet? @Pan mixer has some on the go?
  9. CPM RSS

    Tech Talk – ‘Vitamins’ for plants

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Biostimulants purport to offer growers stronger, more resilient plants and are becoming increasingly popular as growers look to more sustainable management practices. With new regulations about to come into force in the EU, will the UK follow its...
  10. Greythundercloudys

    Best weather apps.

    What's a really good one, with map details of rain etc, although l think it's to be mostly dry this month.
  11. D

    Maxi crop

    Anybody any experience of this product to improve a grass field
  12. yellowbelly

    Are we missing a trick here?

    With the clipping season in full swing, I came across this, in a post on another thread, that was flagged up by @Vader .. The date on it is 2019. I've no idea how much of it is true, but if it is, why aren't the Wool Board shouting it...
  13. T

    How to boost direct drilled spring barley

    I’ve got a problem with some spring barley drilled with a 750 into spring wheat stubble on March 30th. The barley has no go in it, it’s all got spindly leaves and no tillers and despite an 85% establishment it still hasn’t covered between the rows after emerging about a month ago. I’m not sure...
  14. M-J-G

    Red Clover

    Who's growing it, and what are the up/down sides. I'm wondering about feeding it to young stock and restricted to sucklers along with straw. TIA
  15. Wolds Beef

    Growing food in the Back Garden

    Who has decided to grow more in there garden and what are you growing? Salad crps are my first thought. WB
  16. Agriland RSS

    Study shows 11% methane drop in supplemented dairy cows

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland A new study has shown that cumulative methane output was reduced by almost 11% in dairy cows that received a supplemented ration. The study was carried out by the University of Reading in the UK in association with independent feed additive manufacturer...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Fonterra to expand trial on reducing methane emissions to more farms

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland New Zealand dairy cooperative, Fonterra, is to expand a trial which uses seaweed to reduce methane emissions from cows. In 2020, Fonterra entered a partnership with Sea Forest to see if using Asparagopsis seaweed as a supplement feed for dairy cows could...
  18. Farmdeals

    Special Offer

    Special offer at Farmdeals Organic cattle - Minerals Bucket + 10% Seaweed - 10*100kg bucket: Protein, Ash, Sugars, Calcium, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Sodium Seaweed meal, Manganese, Zinc, Cobalt, Iodine, Selenium & Copper Do not feed to other animals 100kg bucket pack size, pallet weight 1t...
  19. The Guardian RSS

    Sea-farmed supercrop: how seaweed could transform the way we live

    Sea-farmed supercrop: how seaweed could transform the way we live Written by Richard Orange in Malmö from the Guardian From high-protein food to plastics and fuel, Swedish scientists are attempting to tap the marine plant’s huge potential “You can just see the buoys of the seafarm,” Dr Sophie...
  20. A

    Liquid fertiliser

    Hi I was wondering if anyone had any experience in liquid fertiliser. A salesman has tried to sell me it and if I’m honest I don’t know anything about it, and with him being a typical salesman it does sound very good and with fertiliser prices the way they are this year I was thinking of giving...