1. CPM RSS

    Emergency authorisation granted for Cruiser SB

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Defra has approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of the neonicotinoid pesticide treatment, Cruiser SB, on the 2022 sugar beet crop in England for the control of virus yellows. Sugar beet crops have been severely affected by...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Temporary emergency pesticide authorisation approved to protect sugar beet

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Defra has approved an emergency temporary authorisation for the use of a neonicotinoid pesticide treatment on the 2022 sugar beet crop due to the risk to the crop from yellows viruses. Emerging sugar beet seedlings are vulnerable to predation by aphids...
  3. Jerry

    State of your crops -2022

    Well seeing as it’s new year and last years thread on this topic ram to 80 pages, thought it time to start a new one for this year’s harvest. I don’t have a lot of winter corn in but what I have is looking ok. The warm December certainly did no harm. A selection as off today. Graham after...
  4. N

    NrOSO points

    Where can you gain more points,done the normal,but still short.
  5. Steevo

    Should AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds Levy be voluntary?

    AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds is funded through a statutory levy on: a) cereal producers b) cereal buyers c) cereal processors By comparison, Pulse Growers Research Organisation is funded through a non-statutory levy i.e. if you don't agree with their work, you could opt out if you wished. The...
  6. CPM RSS

    FSOOTY entries open until January 2022

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Entries to the Farm Sprayer Operator of the Year (FSOOTY) awards will remain open until after the LAMMA event in January, to enable more operators to enter over quieter months. Syngenta application specialist, Scott Cockburn, highlighted with...
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    Crop stubble burning

    BBC posted an article Wednesday on Delhi Air Quality, noting Indian farmers and crop burning. And obv resulting pollution. Think BBC got their views from this nasa article. The data they uses comes from the Moderate Resolution Imaging...
  8. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  9. Boysground

    Nroso heavy handed email

    I am at the end of my 3 year cycle for Nroso. What with one thing and another I have not managed to do as many training events as usual and ended up with 29 points. Saw this on my statement and coincidentally my local NIAB conference was last week so I popped along and signed the BASIS and Nroso...
  10. G

    Wheat into orbit

    Up£3.75 today!!!
  11. Agriland RSS

    Agri-tech Excellence Awards 2021: Shortlisted companies

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Eleven companies have been shortlisted for the 2021 Agri-tech Excellence Awards, with the winner due to be announced at Agri-EPI conference’s annual conference taking place on October 28. Supported by Marks & Spencer, Syngenta, Leyton, Barclays and...
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Agri-EPI conference: how can tech support farmers’ goals?

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The role of agri-tech in the journey towards more economically and environmentally sustainable farming is the focus of Agri-EPI annual conference on 28 October. The free, online event will bring together farmers and the wider agri-food industry...
  13. JHT

    Chafer Grubs.. crows.. rooks.

    We are having terrible trouble with crows/rooks digging up the fields so I’ve had a dig as well and there are lots of Chafer Grubs in the soil. Looking around as I type this I can see well over 50 acres of land between me and my neighbour that’s been destroyed in the last 10 days. They started...
  14. david

    Southern Ireland has emergency approval for use of diquat to desiccate potatoes What are peoples thoughts on this ? Sounds like Syngenta have produced some Reglone for Ireland judging by the new PCS number for this season.
  15. W

    Who actually runs the Nfu?

    If the office holders are effectively part time on a reduced hour contract who is actually behind the scenes pulling the strings and making the decisions the office holder then publicly talk about?
  16. Agriland RSS

    From microbials to nanosatellites: Meet the 17 start-ups driving the agri-tech revolution

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland The inventors behind 17 agri-tech solutions will present their ground-breaking technologies at this year’s virtual World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit. The featured start-ups have worked to tackle some of the biggest challenges in farming, with...
  17. R

    So who has started drilling ?

    Normally try and drill first ten days of October but last two years have been caught by heavy storms just after drilling that has gone on for months, thinking of going early this time, what's are others doing ?
  18. W

    AHDB and Red Tractor

    With the impending cereals vote and the fact they’ve recently lost the potato and horticulture one as well as actively promoting the con Red Tractor scheme which way will the cereals vote go? I’ll be voting to stop the levy as we need to claim back the money we are all forced to pay the Ponzi...
  19. CPM RSS

    Profits linked to sustainability

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The results of new research show that while yields may suffer a knock under more sustainable farming systems, profitability isn’t adversely affected. CPM takes a closer look. There’s clear direction for a more sustainable farming system. By Lucy de...
  20. S

    Which hybrid WB next year?

    Which hybrid are you choosing? Are you changing?