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  1. KW Alternative Feeds

    KW Feedcast - 11 January 2022

    Welcome to the first Feedcast episode for 2022. Chris Davidson is with us once again to update you on what has happened over Christmas and give a forward look at the commodities markets. Over the Christmas break everything has remained bullish, really continuing the general themes around the...
  2. BTT UK Ltd

    Bourgault VOS on a Horsch Sprinter

    Bourgault VOS 610-TIP-0802 on 688-HLD-2080 on Horsch Sprinter ST 6 Seed / Fertiliser. Available for immediate delivery from BTT UK. www.bttuk.com
  3. M

    JPM low loaders - any good?

    I’m looking at changing in my 26ft bale trailer for a low loader to move swing shovel and telehandler around, as well as moving bales still. Good idea? JPM seem well priced, what’s the verdict on them? I’m not expecting it to be as well made as some of the more expensive trailers but it won’t...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Don’t forget – peas and beans are legumes

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland It’s sometimes easy for any farmer to overlook very basic facts, one being that peas and beans are legumes. The relevance of this last statement is brought into sharp focus given the prospect of many Irish tillage farmers looking towards the...
  5. Toplink

    Drill tyres

    Has anyone found an alternative source of packer tyres for a Horsch pronto(7.50x16 8pr) I cant find any with a square profile and original are over £250each Mitas do one but it is a very rounded tyre.
  6. G

    Best brand of chainsaw to buy

    I'm after a small 18" chainsaw to do small jobs with. Any ideas which brand to go for and why.
  7. Farmer Fin

    EFA (Scotland) greening options

    Considering EFA greening for this autumn. What have people grown in the mix / works well? It would be going in after SB so would have a short window for growth.
  8. paul&mandy

    Fattening lambs off grass

    Anyone do this on a fairly large scale? Will be for around 2000 lambs. Turnips will be possibly out of the loop. Any pointers for what seed mix to drill after rape either short term or longer term leys. I'm guessing the short term leys I could graze this autumn?
  9. spin cycle

    bargain for some small doer like myself

    rebadged vermeer :love: :love: :love: :love: :love: :love:
  10. Muck Spreader

    Novak Djokovic what do we think

    Appears to have been badly handled by Scott Morrison's government. But it looks like Djokovic thinks he is above the law and presumably just made up the positive PCR test. Particularly as he was filmed at various public engagements when he was supposed to have been infectious. :scratchhead:
  11. chester

    Potato cultivations

    Doing a bit of a project on potato cultivations and it would be of great help if you could list the cultivations you do for your potato crop in order and depth you do them. On our light ground we will use a Lemken Karat once or twice to 130mm and then bedform to about 330mm and then destone to...
  12. jackrussell101

    How many units of nitrogen for a first wheat thats been after a long term grass ley?

    As above really, just wondering if I can get away without putting as much N on and not detrimentally affecting the yield, it's been grass for 10 years before with regular lashings of slurry etc
  13. beardface

    Cocksfoot ley (thinking out loud again)

    So with fert and chem prices where they are I've been thinking of alternative short term leys as an alternative to spring cropping. Thinking a 2 year ley sown by latest mid September. FYM after wheats off, cultivate, leave a couple weeks spray off then seed. Mix would be Cocksfoot Meadow...
  14. A

    Not dribbling N down the tramlines.

    About 7 or 8 years ago I picked up a leaflet at either Cereals or Lamma (which may or may not have been produced by Omex). It gave the usual reasons why switching to the use of liquid had advantages over the use of solid N, such as no bags to dispose of, accurate dressing up to the outer edge of...
  15. D

    Pigeons in osr?

    pigeons in oil seed rape anyone?
  16. Chris F

    Foresight Obesity System Map

    This was brought up at the OFC - it was part of a report used to find out why obesity exists in a population. I had no idea just how complex is was. A full scale version is here...
  17. yellow belly

    ab7 whole crop cereals

    any one doing this 495 per ha increasing to 554 spring cereal whole crop removed grain and straw leave stubble till February not on land that has run off risk restricted herbicides looks a good option paying well no mention that it cannot be combine harvested and straw baled
  18. Tucker86

    Newer combine ???

    We have a combine , it’s ready for changing , on market value it’s worth about £100k , my boss thinks selling it and getting a contractor to do the combining is the way to go , I think he is better putting £100k plus trade in to a newer machine , we are farming just over a 1000ac of combinable...
  19. Janet Hughes Defra

    New information about local nature recovery and landscape recovery

    Morning all and happy new year. Further to the information we published about the Sustainable Farming Incentive in December (see https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/sustainable-farming-incentive-how-the-scheme-will-work-in-2022), today we're publishing information about the 2 other new...
  20. D

    Public Accounts Committee enquiry into ELMS

    Have just received the Public Accounts Committee report on ELMS, and associated press release. I think 'damning' pretty much covers it. It is embargoed until Sunday so will post on here then, just starting a thread now in case anyone else who has had it is less worried about such niceties and...
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