1. Direct Driller Magazine

    A deeper insight into soil - gamma ray spectroscopy

    Over the last two years there has been an evolution in the way that soil nutrient mapping is carried out. This has been driven by the launch of TerraMap by Hutchinsons in 2019. Terramap came at the perfect timing for farmers looking for that next level of accuracy in understanding their soils in...
  2. J

    Sodium Nitrate fertiliser

    Hello, Never heard of this product before, but have just been offered some. Does anyone have any experience of it? Cheers
  3. Jerseyjames

    Shed lights

    Is it worthwhile for power consumption and light fittings etc to push for 200lux ? Cubicle shed needs rewired, 60ft wide 8 15,9 bays long 11ft eves with lean too down one side 16ft wide 14ft eve Anyone any ideas best way to do it / what sort of figures I’m looking at , Surly must be a fair...
  4. MDPI

    Influence of Various Forms of Foliar Application on Root Yield of Sugar Beet 2021

    by Arkadiusz Artyszak and Dariusz Gozdowski Institute of Agriculture, Warsaw University of Life Sciences—SGGW, Nowoursynowska 159, 02-776 Warsaw, Poland Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Academic Editors: William A. Payne and Lorenzo Barbanti Agriculture 2021, 11(8), 693...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Harvest 2021: Propionic acid supply issues impacting grain treatment

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Production problems this year have led to supply and availability issues of propionic acid to treat grain on farms, according to the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) and the Department of Agriculture, Envrionment and Rural Affairs...
  6. B

    Water Softener tablets.

    Can anybody advise on whether water softener tablets used in the Dairy industry would be suitable to soften the water to suit Ag Chemicals for spraying.
  7. Farfrae

    Pigouvian tax

    Get ready for the Pigouvian tax, I've warned before about how fast the artificial meat business is developing. Most peole don't seem to have a clue as to how things are going to change (I'm just the messenger - don't shout at me.)
  8. D

    Enforcement Notice- Grounds of Appeal

    Hello.... another planning question, please; If the LPA were to assume that the building I've put up (without permission) is for a dwelling, how can I convince them that it isn't? I've installed a WC/shower, (the dogs roll in fox poo), but there is no kitchen, bedroom, lighting or heating...
  9. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals is the buying group for all farmers

    We have started a buying group for TFF members and readers so we can group together and get deals. It does not matter if you are in another buying group already - this one is free to join and has zero commitments. If the traditional buying groups were too expensive or restrictive for the way...
  10. Hilly

    BOM salt

    I bought couple of ton today to spread on some sh!t land as apparently it sweetens grass and makes stock eat it . Any one tried it ? I always thought salt killed grass lol 😂
  11. G

    Sick calves

    Really struggling to sort this out, vet bill of £700, 1 dead calf and no answers. Bought in as calves on milk, now weaned, 4mths old sudden loss of condition/weight, not eating, temp ok, no scours, tested negative for Bvd, coccidiosis and ecoli. Vet is out of ideas. Second calf from another...
  12. TelesnaAg

    How fast does ivermectin work in cattle?

    I have a tennant farmer, who os not a farmer by any stretch. Had 1 200kg angus hereford heifer here, was going backwards, so i cracked it and got it in and said im treating, another story. Anyway i have the girl in the yards, called vet, gave ivermectin pour on, i would rather use injectible...
  13. M

    Potash Soil Deficiency

    Recent soil analysis is showing K levels at 0 on a lot of the cutting ground. PH around 6.0. The margins around the fields are showing good growth but can see where I’ve cut last year very clearly and the yields don’t look very promising! Is MOP the best long term option? And if so where would...
  14. H

    Thanks Saputo Should belong in the W.T.F thread. What are they playing at, kotowing and supporting the fascist woke brigade ?
  15. Chae1

    Digestate containing food waste

    Have been using liquid and fibre digestate this year and very pleased with it. One of the ad plants is about to start using food waste. This is a council owned and run plant. Ticking some boxes no doubt. Would you be happy taking digestate from a plant running on waste food. Or are you doing...
  16. M

    Steel framed barn to be removed

    I have a 14m x 14m x 6m steel framed barn I want to get rid of. Block plinth about 1.5m. Asbestos roofing, clad internally in ply, externally with tin, some lengths of modern covering, some yorkshire boarding. Large roller shutter door. Internal sodium lights. Some internal cabling, sockets. Was...
  17. Andyt880

    Keeping an ibc clean when used as a water tank

    I use an ibc for watering sheep in one place and I fill it once a week. I have a white one and a black one. The black is great for staying clean but with the light getting into the white one it goes green in days. Anything I can add every time I fill it to help keep the water fresh and the tank...
  18. Banana Bar

    Road salt on wheat

    We have a field of wheat that is within 1.5 metres of a busy B road that has many passes from the gritting lorry every year. Last year I started to notice the crop beside the road ( about 8 metre width ) was struggling and this year it’s more pronounced. I did a few ph tests and they’ve all been...
  19. B

    Grain Store internal panels

    Which concrete A shaped panel do people recommend. We’ve had a price on Moore and would like to make comparisons. Thank in advance
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Make magnesium supplementation part of grass tetany prevention this spring

    Written by John Swire With the right management plan in place, grass tetany is preventable for beef, dairy and sheep farmers. Dr Alison Bond, nutritionist for Rumenco, outlines what to include. As grass growth begins to pick up, beef, dairy and sheep producers need to implement strategic...