1. nails

    Abbey Wagtail

    I have recently bought one of these and now have the fert settings worked out but does anybody know what setting for grass seed, approx 15kg an acre. Thanks in advance.
  2. Agriland RSS

    Agriland Media appoints Justin Roberts as machinery specialist

    Written by Agriland Team Agriland Media is continuing its growth and expansion plans with another appointment to its editorial team. Justin Roberts has taken up the role of technical machinery specialist. Justin studied at Welsh Agricultural College, Aberystwyth having first worked in both the...
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    Insecticide gets emergency authorisation for sugar beet

    Written by William Kellett HSE has issued an emergency authorisation (EA) for the use of InSyst (acetamiprid) on sugar beet. It permits one application of Certis’ insecticide InSyst to control peach–potato aphid (Myzus persicae) to prevent virus yellows infection in sugar beet this year. BBRO...
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    Use of the Crawler herbicide will be banned by November 2022

    Written by William Kellett Oilseed rape growers have been dealt a blow, following clarification from the CRD (Chemicals Regulation Division) that ADAMA’s carbetamide-based grass weed herbicide, Crawler, will not be available for use beyond November 2022. Crawler (600g/kg carbetamide) has been...
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    O’Neill: Decision to form EU-UK veterinary zone lays with Westminster

    Written by Rachel Martin Any decision on a veterinary zone solution to problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol will have to be made at Westminster, not Stormont, the Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill has cautioned. It comes as frustration over the restrictions and additional checks...
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    NI Agriculture Minister to seek Judicial Review over NI Protocol

    Written by Rachel Martin Northern Ireland’s (NI) Agriculture Minister has said he plans to initiate Judicial Review proceedings over the Northern Ireland Protocol. Speaking at Stormont on Tuesday (May 4), he told MLAs he had sought advice on the matter from a “top UK constitutional lawyer”...
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    Could maize replace grass silage shortfalls?

    Written by John Swire The cold and dry conditions in April significantly reduced grass growth. Many farmers were forced to take very early and light cuts of first cut grass silage as fields failed to bulk up as expected. Although recent rain came at the right time for aftermaths and could help...
  8. B

    Massey ferguson 30 drill

    Hello farmers, I am new here and like to say hello. Could anybody help me with this question: I would like to buy a massey Ferguson seeder 30 with 4 meter wide. I am planning to use it on my no-till land, it is light and sandy soil. I am writing from north germany. Do you think this could work...
  9. john432

    The Duck has been warning us!
  10. Brisel

    Getting field data to the agronomist

    How do you do this when your agronomist turns up to walk the farm? I'm thinking of previous applications, rates, dates etc. I have nearly 200 field under my control, so I can't remember everything & whilst I spend most of the day with the agronomist ad can recall most of the information, I'm not...
  11. D

    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...
  12. J

    Trailed Weaving Sabre tine idea?

    Apologies for the awful edit but always thought this would be a good idea. Thoughts 🤔
  13. mahammad

    Massey Ferguson Seed Drill Wanted

    Hello, I want to buy Massey Ferguson MF30 or MF500 seed drills width 4 meter. Is there any one here? Thanks.
  14. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – An active community

    Written by cpm Download PDF The thriving soils of a Worcestershire estate are carefully managed to maximise carbon capture while there’s a sharing culture that resonates the benefits. CPM visits to understand the quest that’s driven the improvements. Mother Nature has a marvellous way of...
  15. Laggard

    Home saved home saved seed

    I bought certified RGT PLANET seed and planted it 2 years ago. Last year I home saved the seed and paid BSPB the royalties. This year I’ve home saved the seed ( home saved the harvest from the home saved seed), are royalties still due?
  16. tr250

    Mid tier claim and capital works

    We have applied for a mid tier scheme and been accepted along with a capital works grant. I’ve put in wild bird seed, gs4 grass leys and sw6. So my question is with the sw6 or in other words winter cover crop I’ve put 40 ha on the application I understand this is a maximum but my rotation have...
  17. Defra Farming

    In conversation with a soil health pioneer

    In conversation with a soil health pioneer Written by Janet Hughes In this month's Future Farming podcast, Janet Hughes talks to Gabe Brown. Gabe has been named one of the...
  18. Danllan

    Swindon & Wilts PCC vote rerun

    Jonathon Seed has won the vote to be PCC in Swindon & Wilts, but he has a drink-driving conviction from 1993, current legislation means that he may not take up the role with this conviction, so there must be a new election. Mr Seed has not at any time hidden his past conviction, but the...
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    Real Results Pioneers – Tools for a new way of farming

    Written by cpm Download PDF Spring barley has been part of the cropping mix for the past five years on a Shropshire farm. CPM visits to find out how on-farm trials are helping develop a successful approach to how it’s grown. It’s part of learning to do things differently. By Tom Allen-Stevens...
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    Climate change issues: Is vertical farming the answer?

    Climate change is a pressing challenge to current and future food production. To continue to feed a growing population, it is clear that food production methods will have to adapt to become more resilient. I am studying for my MRes in Urban Agriculture at Harper Adams University. I am keenly...