1. M

    Ukraine 2022 harvest

    Have Farmers managed to start planting in any parts of Ukraine?
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    Yara reports revenues of $16.6bn for 2021

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Yara recorded revenues of $16.6 billion (€15.3 billion) for last year, according to the group's integrated financial report for 2021. The Norwegian company, which is a major fertiliser and crop nutrition producer, employs around 17,800 people and...
  3. Chris F

    Eco Friendly labelling

    I was at the London Agritech conference yesterday and one of the speakers was from Foundation Earth and they have developed an environmental rating label. The aim is to create a more sustainable food system and reward farmers that are most sustainable. The calc includes the whole supply chain...
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    Pair ordered to pay £240,000 for injecting waste into fields

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Two men have been ordered to pay costs over £24,000 for illegally disposing of liquid waste from chemical toilets, abattoir washings and other sources into fields across Cornwall. Neal Tremayne and Brian Matthews, who worked together, pleaded guilty...
  5. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  6. AIMS

    Food Security begins with Farm Security

    We have recently been introduced to a business called Camor. They are a group of ex-military intelligence officers and police officers who specialise in security and counter terrorism. Check out their short film here: We know that the meat industry is a target for food terrorism. We have seen...
  7. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  8. J

    Portadown to Scotland

    Looking to get a pair of forklift forks from Portadown into Scotland Forks are 4ft long
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    Pottinger launches new belt-type rake for grassland range

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Grassland specialist Pottinger has added yet another new product to its grassland range - the new MERGENTO VT 9220 belt-type rake. It comes in working widths of up to 9.2m for a central swath and 8.7m for a side swath, and is designed for alfalfa, clover...
  10. C

    Dairy slurry on Spring Barley

    Been thinking about putting some slurry from our dairy cows onto spring barley this year. We have an umbilical kit with 9m dribble bar but no hose humper. What growth stage would be best to apply the slurry causing little to no damage? Any help appreciated. TIA
  11. andybk

    Telegraph Article About global food crisis

    credit: liam halligan Even before Russia invaded Ukraine in late February, UK inflation was at a 30-year high. As we emerged from lockdown last year, and demand surged, the economy struggled to respond, pushing prices up. Far from just a British problem, this reflected supply chain pressures...
  12. S

    It's the supermarkets to blame

    I know it's been said before, earlier on farming on the radio a farmer from Churchstoke was saying how he had to double his flock to be in same place he also said the supermarkets are to blame as they want cheap food and they don't care how they get it
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    Opinion: Calculating the value of conditioning

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland We all know that conditioning accelerates the wilting of the crop in the field, which in turn increases fermentation and reduces transport costs, and it is therefore a good thing. However, what we don't appear to know much about is the precise...
  14. Overby

    Using clay for farm track

    Morning, We have an old track running alongside one of our fields, it's had hardcore on in the past but is now just a boggy mess. We've been offered a load of clay for free (loads of it) and we're toying with building the track up with clay, levelling it off, then hardcoring the top. Ideally...
  15. Bald Rick

    So you think you’re an engineer…..

    Answer me this then Is it possible to convert a SPFH in to a zero grazer? Remember, the key is to cause the least damage to the cut grass so knives out for a start but what about drum? Will the impeller be able to accelerate grass of, say 10” , up and through spout without blocking?
  16. CopperBeech

    Terminals for shedders

    Sort of been done to death this but here goes ...... If you keep wool shedders of whatever type ..... Do you use a terminal over some / all or breed pure ? If you use a terminal, what breed and why? Would you consider using a shedding terminal? If yes, what traits would be important / key...
  17. Fergieman

    Electric trials bike

    Anyone got one? What makes are available? See yamaha are bringing one out. Thought they might be good for checking stock during the summer. Nice and quiet. Not really talking about an electric bicycle.
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    Rural dwellers more likely to report high happiness levels – DAERA report

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland If you live in rural Northern Ireland (NI), you are more likely to be happy, be satisfied with life, and own your own home - even if it will be more expensive than an urban one - according to a new report from the Department of Agriculture, Environment...
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    Is a 15m dribble bar to spread slurry destined to become the norm?

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The fading of the splash plate in favour of ground level application of slurry has led to the adoption of 7.5m as being the standard width for dribble bar-type booms. Yet the industry never stands still, and can barely see any sort of standard without...
  20. JP1

    Diesel's getting scarce

    Very noticeable in my local area just how many garages are out of diesel Same situation when out in the midlands today. Can't remember the last time I saw many forecourts either closed or diesel pumps covered