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  1. D

    someone writing in the Farmers Weekly has FINALLY got it

    Courtesy of the Farmers Weekly obvs: Joe Stanley Opinion: Blaming livestock for global warming is ill-informed As some 400 private jets carrying the world’s climate-conscious business and political elite – plus the prerequisite sprinkling of actors – touched down in Glasgow, and a chap with a...
  2. I

    Am I a twit

    Put my name down for sludge to go on my linseed ground Will it mean I will be combining on Christmas day?
  3. Barleycorn

    Carlsberg patenting barley seed.

    Just had an email about this
  4. W

    Horsch prunto

    Hi . I have spent the last two days trying to drill some beans with a Horsch prunto. Beans keep blocking metering wheel. Have fitted a plate for large seeds.any ideas or tricks to help
  5. icanshootwell

    Best farm all round dump trailer.

    Basically i,m looking for a trailer that can carry 16 ton of stone,soil etc but can also be used for carting farm muck. A lot of trailers i have looked at look ok but sides are to low when using for muck, not seen many with greedy boards fitted, another factor is bed height of trailer, lower the...
  6. Agriland RSS

    NI Protocol: Europe wants ‘50% paperwork cut’ to have legal backing

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland Negotiators in Europe (EU) want a proposed measure to help simplify the movement of goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland to be given a legal backing, it has been reported. Last month, the Commission proposed a number of measures in response to...
  7. KW Alternative Feeds

    KW Feedcast Episode 20 - 17 November 2021

    The latest episode of KW Feedcast gives you an overview of the soya, wheat and mid-proteins markets as we move towards Christmas. Brought to you once again by KW raw material expert Chris Davidson. The soya market, which has been relatively static recently, has started to rise over the last few...
  8. D

    Grant eligible direct drills

    Would anyone be able to compile a list of whats eligible under the latest grant scheme? manufacturers and model. cheers.
  9. Mccormick 94

    Next Farming Equipment & Technolgy Fund

    Very simple What options would people like to see added to the second round of the Farming Equipment & Technolgy Fund having now seen the list for the first round? Just thought it would be a good idea to have a place to pool ideas for next time. Rules; 1. List your suggestion and briefly why...
  10. Y

    Corn/grain maize in uk?

    Fascinates me how corn is now grown for grain in so many areas it never used to be, Just curious how much is grown in Uk for dry grain? In my area in Ontario(canada) corn for grain wasn't even a popular thing before 2000ish neither was soybeans but now they make up a big chunk of the crops in...
  11. Hooch

    Strip till

    Does anyone strip till for maize and if so what does it cost ?
  12. H

    Winter Barley

    Got some really forward winter barley it's about a foot tall really thick and starting to go down in places. Question what do I do with it . Graze with sheep or leave it ?
  13. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Is palm oil the base of supported vegetable oils?

    Is palm oil the base of supported vegetable oils? Recent support within oilseeds markets is due to a variety of reasons spanning from soyameal demand to US export demand, as well as the liquid (oil) market. Global trends have transpired into our domestic rapeseed values. Last Friday (12 Nov)...
  14. S J H

    Who's joining me?

    Just had the red tractor inspection, I sadly haven't passed so won't be able to sell stock at the premium. I failed on health plan, health and safety plan, haven't got a needle certificate and when the dog was wormed. The whole thing has become an utter joke. BVD testing is recommended now, so...
  15. cosmagedon

    New Holland front spools running a fan

    Is it possible to run a front seed hopper fan in motor mode on a NH tractor with mid mount valves? The linkage and front spool are only controlled off the joystick as far as I'm aware 🤔
  16. Farmer mk1

    Paper waste and sewage sludge

    Hi, Does anyone use the paper waste for field nutrients. We have some land and there isn’t any body to the land, it ploughs like dust and just levels it’s self easy so want to put something back in to get some body in the land and can get paper locally and sewage sludge locally aswell so...
  17. Jerry

    Drill and Price Comparisons

    Just been speaking to a few people over the last couple weeks about a 3m drill to work across a mixed farm, so cereal, cover crops, fodder crops, stewardship and a bit of grass. Now the grant numbers are out, if I am right, its £12,054 contribution toearsd the drill.. Net prices are as...
  18. Janet Hughes Defra

    New Farming Investment Fund launched today

    Afternoon all - we've launched the farming investment fund - info here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/farming-investment-fund Here's a blogpost explaining what's changed and how we've improved the scheme based on learning from previous schemes...
  19. Anymulewilldo

    Drilling Maize

    Long story short, been offered 160acre farm very close. All seems right. Only catch is they want me too work and drill the 6acre of maize cover crop for the shoot there. The bloke they had before was useless, half the crops never got drilled and if they did never got sprayed or fert. Result is...
  20. slim shiny

    New jd 6r

    https://www.profi.co.uk/news/john-deere-expands-6r-range-6r150-and-6r185?fbclid=IwAR2ULFQblolI-G1JTudx6AdbIOZ_-1j-2U8LNSRwG4NL6llihVKx3uj4N7s
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