soil testing

  1. G

    Carbon credits.

    Has anyone traded any? I've just had a link to the 'ruumi' carbon program. They assess your carbon levels through soil testing, devise a plan to improve it then pay you over 5 years for trading you credits. They take a 20% cut for themselves.
  2. A

    Liquid fertiliser

    Hi I was wondering if anyone had any experience in liquid fertiliser. A salesman has tried to sell me it and if I’m honest I don’t know anything about it, and with him being a typical salesman it does sound very good and with fertiliser prices the way they are this year I was thinking of giving...
  3. Lallemand Animal Nut.

    Reduce reliance on purchased feeds

    With input costs skyrocketing, looking at alternative home-grown protein sources, such as combinable crops and grass mixes, could help bolster ruminant rations while reducing the reliance on purchased feeds. Csaba Adamik, regional business manager for Lallemand Animal Nutrition in Scotland...
  4. K

    Small arable farm with Phosphorus deficiency Advice

    Been to see a small arable farm (38.88ha cropable) in Dorset, the land has been farmed by a Tennant diary farmer who's been using the land for whole crop possibly back to back. The Winter wheat they have planted is showing signs of what look like Phosphorus deficiency, Would this be a long term...
  5. D

    June 2022 SFI standards and payment rates

    https://defrafarming.blog.gov.uk/2022/03/30/sustainable-farming-incentive-standards-payment-rates-and-how-to-prepare/
  6. G

    Eu to propose to use 500 million Euro emergency fund to help farmers

    Just seen this on bloomberg Oh wait….
  7. CPM RSS

    Nutrition – A complex picture

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF There’s a keener than usual focus on nutrient plans this spring due to the price rises and potentially tight supply in the fertiliser market. CPM takes a look at the different soil types and their peculiarities when it comes to nutrient supply...
  8. T

    Fert for sheep grazing any help appreciate

    Not something I had been planning on at all but we have had to tighten up our area with very very and very inconvenient and short notice and now find myself needing grass asap, I have 30 acres I need to maximise , I was thinking 20-25kg nitrogen per acre to kick start it this spring, I have...
  9. Hutchinsons News

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins. The cost of ammonium nitrate and...
  10. Hutchinsons News

    Soil mapping helps drive efficiency for hop and apple grower

    Soil mapping helps drive efficiency for hop and apple grower Digital mapping systems in horticultural crops, particularly top fruit and hops, are not yet as widely used as in broad-acre arable crops, but more growers are realising the potential benefits for improving consistency, yield and...
  11. Hutchinsons News

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices

    Tips to mitigate the impact of high fertiliser prices The unprecedented hike in nitrogen fertiliser prices, fuelled by surging wholesale gas markets, has left many farmers questioning how to reduce the inevitable impact this will have on 2022 crop margins. The cost of ammonium nitrate and...
  12. Hutchinsons News

    Soil mapping helps drive efficiency for hop and apple grower

    Soil mapping helps drive efficiency for hop and apple grower Digital mapping systems in horticultural crops, particularly top fruit and hops, are not yet as widely used as in broad-acre arable crops, but more growers are realising the potential benefits for improving consistency, yield and...
  13. Agriland RSS

    How will agriculture in NI be impacted by a Stormont collapse?

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland In the event of the collapse of the Stormont Executive, the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has confirmed that a £1 billon farm support budget remains in place, covering the next three financial years. Speculation continues to rise that the Democratic...
  14. roseshep

    Cover crops for sheep on an arable farm

    We're putting in more cover crops this year to carry all sheep on over winter 700 2th/4th and 600/700 REL. This winter we have been grazing stubble turnips with one mob of REL and then cover crop for the other mob of REL. Cover crops made up of: Vetch, tillage radish, rye, volunteer cereals and...
  15. ih1455xl

    Silage wrap prices

    Anyone had any prices only quote I’ve had so far is 67.38/ roll for black 750
  16. B

    Soil analysis service recommendations please

    Need some soil testing, who is best?
  17. Direct Driller Magazine

    Carbon in soils: Why farming for carbon should be encouraged

    The British Society of Soil Science highlights both the benefits of farming for soil carbon, but also its limitations to mitigate climate change Written by Mike Abram A new Science Note produced by the British Society of Soil Science suggests farmers should be encouraged and rewarded for...
  18. CornishRanger

    Ploughing permanent pasture

    After some advice/guidance. Anyone on here applied to plough permanent pasture? We have taken on a tenancy where the grassland has all been down long enough to be classed as PP and needs ploughing really. I've found the relevant paperwork on the gov.uk site, just wondering if people had previous...
  19. Agriland RSS

    Global Meat Alliance meets to reflect on the decisions taken at COP 26

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The most recent meeting of the Global Meat Alliance (GMA) gave those taking part a first opportunity to reflect on the outcomes of COP 26. But, perhaps more importantly, the event gave GMA representatives the chance to assess how the various...
  20. Greythundercloudys

    New soil health payments.

    You guys going to get some payments for keeping soil healthy threw the winter.
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