1. S

    Situation Vacant Experienced operator on arable/veg farm

    Job opportunity - Full time Arable Operator At Huddlestone Produce we farm 300 hectares within 3 miles of our base at Howden, East Yorkshire. Cropping includes 30 hectares of swede which we wash and process for the wholesale markets. We have a small, friendly hardworking team and use modern...
  2. 7

    Drought 2022.

    Looks like 2 weeks without much rain.......:cool: We'll pay for this later in the year, probably during haymaking / harvest... :rolleyes:
  3. Spuddler

    Looking For Work Part time work

    In the Somerset area Looking for employment ideally 2-3 days a week (can be flexible as I have sheep of my own. 47 years old, Full licence with trailer, Tickets for Telehandler, Tractor, chainsaw,Brushcutter PA Spraying (no nroso) can lay a block and weld.
  4. D

    Rolling on tracks

    Do any of you use tracks for rolling, I mean in the spring on autumn sown cereals or even grass?
  5. 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...
  6. casemx 270

    Quitting a job

    Went to work this morning to hand in my notice my employer got aggressive about it and told me to f off so I ve walked out with immediate effect I m within my rights to do this ?
  7. bankrupt

    N 1

    Kicking off today on Hybrid WB. As to profitability, recently seen lot of advisory nonsense about reduced applications due to the price of cereals having risen slower than the price of N. Here, straw yields linearly correlate with N (up to the point of lodging) so straw sales still finance N...
  8. L

    Glyphosate around young hedges

    Hi bit of a disaster here today, had a new guy spraying around a thorn hedge that was planted last year, he wasn’t very selective where he sprayed and managed to get some of the plants. They do have rabbit guards around them but they will protrude maybe 9 inch above I know it will kill the grass...
  9. TFF

    Drones in Insect Pest Management doi.org/10.3389/fagro.2021.640885

    One of the major components in precision agriculture is crop health monitoring, which includes irrigation, fertilization, pesticide sprays, and timely harvest of the crop. Further, the progressive change in growth and development is critical in crop monitoring and taking suitable decisions to...
  10. Agtech-Enthusiast

    Skippy Scout: Anyone used it or is planning to use it?

    Just wanting some feedback on Skippy Scout from people who have used it! Anyone planning on using it this season?
  11. Farm Business RSS

    Farming Transformation Fund

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The launch of the Improving Farm Productivity grant, due in mid-January, will help to provide farmers with a much welcomed on-farm grant funding for investment into robotics and innovative technology. This fund is good news, as it helps farmers prepare...
  12. cornishfarmerjohn

    Lambing prep

    Hi all, just after some advice, lambing starts for me at the end of the week. Unfortunately for various reasons I'm behind with getting everything ready. Normally a pressure wash each hurdle both sides that I use for the individual pens. Just wondering if everyone does this? Or am I going over...
  13. 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...
  14. jimmer

    Is teat sealant worth it ?

    After drying off 50 cows on Tuesday all with sealant and/or antibiotics that would have been averaging no more than 10L i am yet again frustrated with the amount of milk leakage Makes me wonder if sealant is actually necessary
  15. 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...
  16. Agriland RSS

    Autonomous farming made real by John Deere

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland In a press conference that was as replete with symbolism and cliches as it was hard facts, John Deere made the long-awaited announcement of an autonomous tractor that will be available for farmers to buy this year. The press conference was held, not in...
  17. Precision AG RSS

    Greeneye Technology to Expand Commercial Launch of AI Precision Spraying System

    Written by Matt Hopkins from Precision Ag A $22 million funding round will be used to support Greeneye’s roll-out across North America and extend the technology’s capabilities to new inputs and crops. The post Greeneye Technology to Expand Commercial Launch of AI Precision Spraying System...
  18. TFF

    Microbiome Selection Could Spur Next-Generation Plant Breeding Strategies Front. Microbiol., 07 December 2016

    Microbiome Selection Could Spur Next-Generation Plant Breeding Strategies Authors: Murali Gopal* and Alka Gupta Microbiology Section, ICAR-Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod, India “No plant is an island too…” Plants, though sessile, have developed a unique strategy to...
  19. J

    Advice Wanted

    Hi there. I am reaching out for a bit of advice on how to gain more experience in agriculture. (for better or worse) I have done my PA1/2 and done some spraying But I want to learn everything else to. Maybe find somewhere else do do a bit of work at the quiet spells. Bit late in the game nearing...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Lambing essentials for early-lambing flocks

    Written by Michael Geary from Agriland For some early-lambing flocks, the first ewe has dropped, while for others, it’s a case of just being patient. If you haven’t done so already, before lambing starts, it is important to stock up on a few essential items that will make life easier at...