1. N

    straw price

    with the price of fert being where it is what price will straw need to be not to put the choppers in next year
  2. B'o'B

    YAGRO sell out to Frontier.

    Just had an email saying YAGRO have sold to Frontier. I've used YAGRO a lot for buying almost all my Ag chems, some Fert and a bit of fuel when in a hurry. Not sure how/if that side of it will work anymore, email says more about their data/pricing side of the business. How long can Frontier...
  3. CPM RSS

    Frontier announces virtual tours of 3D Thinking trial sites

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After its debut in 2020, Frontier Agriculture is once again inviting growers to join a virtual tour of one of its 3D Thinking variety trial sites. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Across the 15 new videos, seed business development manager, Jim...
  4. -cardi-

    Iphone GPS (basic)

    Hi all, sorry if im repeating an old thread, perhaps someone can point me in the right direction. Basically looking for a basic gps navigational app for my iphone, only looking for help to spread fertiliser 6m bout with and small amounts of spraying. Any suggestions? Or just take a leap and buy...
  5. Brisel

    Software model for nutrient flows on and off the farm

    Does such a programme exist here yet? I’m after something that I can input bought in nutrients, carbon sequestration in soil organic matter, grassland, hedges and trees then work out what leaves the farm as grain, straw, meat, milk etc as well as an attempt at NPK leaching etc. The NZ...
  6. G

    Calcium vs. Mag Lime Based on Soil Test

    Hi folks, I have agreed in principle to the renewal of a 5 year lease on a 100ac block of land, mainly for sheep grazing with 20 suckler cows/calves and one cut of silage in the same field each year. Over the past 5 years I have managed to increase stocking density massively using rotational...
  7. Robert

    No Satellite Biomass Imagery Available This Year for VRA N?

    We have not had a useable satellite image since late January so are unable to do any up to date VRA N plans. Given that all these services supposedly use the same satellites, is everyone else in the same boat or am i incredibly unlucky that each of the subsequent ~ 8 passes (approx 1 per week)...
  8. l'ordinary bonville

    Autumn manure banned

    I,ve heard down the grapevine that the EA are banning autumn slurry and solid muck applications as AHDB have told them there is no crop justification for applications of N or manur containing N apart from on osr This effectively means all and any livestock manures or digestate cannot be...
  9. CPM RSS

    Digital farming – The power of precision

    Written by cpm Download PDF The level of accuracy offered by precision agronomy platforms is accelerating rapidly. CPM takes a look at some of the options and functionality available. It’s a small investment in what will always be the biggest asset on your farm. By Charlotte Cunningham...
  10. Haggis

    Mapping/Precision farming software

    I am currently using Gatekeeper for crop recording and mapping/precision farming. There seems to be a reasonable choice for the crop recording alternatives, however options for the mapping and precision farming side of things seem more limited. What are other people using to do mapping and...
  11. Farmer_Joe

    Grassland correction, advice required on soil results.

    Not sure this is correct section but you boys much know more about this sort of stuff in just a pauper upland farmer, getting alot of moss so thought i would check soils, what you rekon to stick on for some correction, these fields are usually cut and get alot of muck after, looks like they...
  12. Bald Rick

    Recognise yourself? HAAC photo 1981-82

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  13. bobk

    Frontier webinar

    Any points on offer ?
  14. Fat hen

    Agents’ cheery outlook post-BPS

    Recently attended a zoom meeting with a respected independent land agent. He described the next 5 yrs as the biggest change in Farming in a lifetime. He painted a fairly bleak picture of agric under the Tory government’s funding plans, none of which encourage food production: > £40K BPS will be...
  15. CHAPs News

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm

    Featured Solution - Data Diagnostic Insights - The Rise of the Digital Farm Five years ago, when people started talking about Digital Farming and Big Data, most were not sure what this was or how it related to field base crop production. Since then, writes Keith Norman, the speed of technical...
  16. Full of bull(s)

    Red Tractor Christine Tacon

    Here’s something to get your teeth into in your new role seeing as though you did nothing about it in your old one. Spot the fraud....
  17. Exfarmer

    National grid alert

    I have just received an alert from the National Grid that demand this afternoon will be within 1/3rd % as I understand of capacity. Time to check your generators! And put your electric cars away. But, what are we doing in this situation?
  18. S

    Imaging; usefulness, payback, cost/benefit

    Is anyone using any of the imaging systems in anger? There seems to be a plethora of these appearing and I have meddled with the Agrii contour system. They seem to raise more questions than they answer and on generally light soil they just show lack of moisture, IMHO. They could however be used...
  19. E

    The new vaccine is GENETICALLY MODIFIED " G M " Dreaded by every European politician.!!

    There is a bizarre aspect to the Pfizer and other potential vaccines.A compete turnaround in political and environmental attitudes that has not been clearly stated.!!! That is that the new vaccine is GENETICALLY MODIFIED " G M " Dreaded by every European politician.!! Are we on the cusp of...
  20. Wigeon

    Building resilience in heavy soils

    This autumn and last year have well and truly shown the value of soil structure, and highlighted in particular where problems exist. My farm is generally grade 3 heavy silty clay loam with flints, with a decent chunk at 55%- 60% forecast establishment rates, according to Soyl. It also has no...