slug pellets

  1. Agriland RSS

    Warm weather brings threat of BYDV for cereal growers

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The current spell of warm weather will be welcomed by almost every farmer throughout Ireland, but if it were to continue for the next few weeks, it would increase the risk of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus – BYDV – becoming a real problem within newly...
  2. tr250

    New stocks slug pelleter?

    I’m looking at buying a new slug pelleter to replace our 25 year old one and don’t know whether to have a gravity feed or metered feed. What are peoples opinions I want it to go on quadbike when it gets very wet and on the rolls that are 8m. Our tramlines are 28 m so I understand that I won’t be...
  3. daveydiesel1

    Roundup onto cuttin ground

    Going today to put roundup onto some ground were cuttin silage off was wonderin what was the quickest i can cut it after sprayin as dont want to wait til its startin to change colour
  4. Agriland RSS

    Farmers urged to watch for slug attacks after wet weather

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Farmers are being urged to watch out for a resurgence of slugs in farm crops over coming weeks after the recent wet weather. This is according to James Collingwood, commercial business manager for agronomy firm ProCam. “Be aware also that successful...
  5. F

    Sustainable Farming Incentive Deadline Looming

    Is anyone actually going to apply for this as the time to do so is now very short? I put in an initial application, but on looking through all the details for what will be a relatively small area of land that is not in CS and is grassland only, the amount of information required and admin time...
  6. R

    First time Direct Drilling Grass

    Good evening, I'm after some advice please. First time doing this so be gentle! Earmarked a field that is performing poorly and wanting to get away from ploughing/similar costly reseed methods. Usually put swedes/kale in as a break crop but this is an additional field we're trying to improve...
  7. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lorry driver shortage

    How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
  8. CPM RSS

    Slug control – Future looks to biology

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF After many years of stagnation, innovation has been reignited in the field of slug research. CPM finds out how plant extracts, biologicals and robots could form the basis of control strategies in the future. Thyme and spearmint oil are lethal to the...
  9. CPM RSS

    Survey shows room for improvement in slug control

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine A survey of UK arable growers carried out by Adama has highlighted a greater requirement for accuracy when applying slug pellets, with application timing one of the biggest improvements needed to tackle a burgeoning slug population. Charlotte...
  10. spin cycle

    tff proper farmin group

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

    Optimum to sow rape

    Is it to early to drill rape yet thinking go next week ?
  12. Agriland RSS

    Room for improvement in slug control strategies

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland A survey of UK arable growers has highlighted the need for greater accuracy when applying slug pellets, with application timing one of the biggest improvements needed to tackle a burgeoning slug population. The survey, which was carried out by ADAMA UK...
  13. C

    Wheat expectations?

    What are everyone's thoughts then? Heard 'massive' on a different thread from south of us. May just be us, but mid/later season wheats(altitude or drill date/variety) hit by cool & wet at flowering-michodochium 15-20% florets on some ears, despite very robust (+PTZ) head spray. Earlier...
  14. N

    Sheep keep/ stubble turnips

    Thinking of putting stubble turnips in ,what is the going rate for sheep keep.not fenced.
  15. D

    violent dog walker

    So what is the best way with these people. In the field earlier loading some insect netting, noticed a guy running spaniels 150 metres from path from one end of field to the other. I stopped tractor asked him to keep dogs under close control, extremely threating & violent. I'm in dry stone...
  16. Andyt880

    DD turnips into permanent pasture without glyphosate

    I am thinking of getting 4 acres of old grass land Direct drilled with turnips after second cut silage. Winters are wet here and land wouldn’t be the lightest but this would be one of my driest fields in winter. Never grazed a forage crop over winter here before. I am wondering would I get...
  17. D

    Growing top notch Marforna

    How do you grow top qualty Marforna potatoes? As the Man said, " Well I would not start here" Yes I should have had them planted earlier & should have got them treated with Rhino powder. But what else? we can sell them, but quite hard to grow prone to been hollow & the slugs love'em. I've...
  18. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  19. casemx 270

    Avadex on Vaddy rapid

    Want to put a Stocks avadex applicator on a 8 metre vaddy rapid currently it's on the back which is not ideal world like to move it to a forward position any ideas or pictures.Its already been suggested that there won't be enough air flow capacity to get the product from the hopper to the rear...
  20. D

    transplanting veg plants into stubble by hand

    I'm in a bit of a situation in that I've 18,000 veg plants, growing like crazy & its too wet to plough, till & plant. What would happen if I planted them by hand now into last years cereal stubble?