1. Nsoiled

    Tow and Fert in the UK

    Hi, Any crew with experience of the Tow and Fert units, or similar? https://www.towandfert.com.au/farmer-stories/farmer-story-amy-stokes/ Will be using on grass. Any comments on their use, efficacy etc? Cheers, N
  2. Cmoran

    Treating barley with maximum?

    I’ve just purchased 30 tons of barley I usually treat it with maximum to feed to lambs but it’s only 15% is that to dry to treat? Or is there other options
  3. Z

    Preserving barley pea crop for feeding

    I've got some barley and pea mix planted, and hoping to combine intend to feed it to dairy beef this winter what's the best way of preserving, i have some propcorn, probably not enough , and its scarce or use a urea type product. i favour the urea type treatment, as its rumen friendly, id...
  4. DairyGrazing

    Grain store, crimp storage & then livestock.

    I need to store 5-600 tons of grain before it is crimped. Ideally just drive in tip and then drive off. That is easy but the difficult bit is how to then put it through the crimper and stack it without too much messing about and moving it around too much. Then it would be nice to use the shed...
  5. thesilentone

    When is the time to confront the elephant in the room ?

    Our action to negate or slow global warming is clearly not going fast enough. I don't point the finger at the UK exclusively, we are far from the worst offenders, however in general, are we doing enough ? Looking at Agriculture alone, currently social media is full of pictures of tractors...
  6. L

    Wheat in barley. advise

    We have a field of winter barley that probably 2 week off cutting. Because we didn't plough and had a lot of bird damage in the previous crop we have a lot of wheat in it. It a 20 acre field. It varies form no wheat to up to 80% wheat. Our plan is to combine it when the barley is ready. Leave...
  7. G

    Sick calves

    Really struggling to sort this out, vet bill of £700, 1 dead calf and no answers. Bought in as calves on milk, now weaned, 4mths old sudden loss of condition/weight, not eating, temp ok, no scours, tested negative for Bvd, coccidiosis and ecoli. Vet is out of ideas. Second calf from another...
  8. F

    ENdurance slow release N.

    I would dismiss it as snake oil but it clearly has a nutritional content and the best grower of sugar beet I know uses it religiously. Not cheap at £1300ish I think for an ibc and used at 20lit/ha. Anybody any views or experience.
  9. DairyGrazing

    Maize fertiliser plan.

    How are people doing with their maize fertiliser? Type timing and total please. Have done it differently the last few years due to circumstance not plan. Always drill 25 units with the seed but have been an additional 25-75 units either trop dressing at 18 inches high or working it into the...
  10. YELROM

    Bulk bag dispenser

    https://www.agri-linc.com/big-bag-dispenser.html Who else sells dispensers like above I want one for fert that you can put the bag back on the floor and leave the dispenser in Not to bothered about a pipe on it but would prefer one made of stainless or has anyone made one themselves that works well
  11. Steevo

    Wheat Protein Spray - too early?

    I usually time my protein spray for last week of June or first week of July. I'd love to go this week but I'm thinking next week is probably a safer bet. Looked at the ear today and grains are 80% formed. What are others planning?
  12. D

    OSR and Urea

    Has anyone mixed OSR seed with urea prills and drilled down the the same coulter ? Will it burn/scorch the seedling ? ( drill has two hoppers )
  13. Headless chicken

    Liquid fert bowser

    Is there any reason we couldn’t secure multiple IBC’s to our bale trailer, plumb together and use these as a bowser? Or any other alternative suitably safe options. Travelling about 4-5 miles
  14. Agriland RSS

    Fertiliser sales up more than 20% in NI in 2020

    Written by Rachel Martin Fertiliser deliveries have increased again at the start of 2021 in Northern Ireland, according to the latest official fertiliser statistics. Quarters one and two are traditionally the busiest times of the year for fertiliser sales, meaning a push on sales at this...
  15. Agriland RSS

    McAleer: NI needs ‘carbon calculator’ to help farms prepare for net-zero

    Written by Rachel Martin Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has called on the Department of Agriculture Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) to develop an accurate ‘carbon calculator’ to help farms prepare for net-zero targets. McAleer said it was vital farm businesses were able to establish...
  16. Agriland RSS

    NI’s new Beacon Farm Network begins carbon footprint benchmarking

    Written by Rachel Martin The newly-established ‘Beacon Farm’ research network has begun work establishing a benchmark for carbon sequestration in Northern Ireland. Government policy and public pressure has seen a recent focus on reducing carbon emissions and achieving net-zero. However, the...
  17. P

    Axial Pro

    What rate to guarantee wild oat control in spring barley if crop is GS30. Given moisture will 0.6l/ha do or do you need 0.82l/ha (equivalent to old Axial at 0.45l/ha)?
  18. Badshot

    Wtf EU RED audit.

    What a load of bollix.
  19. Agriland RSS

    Time to get maximum benefit out of your fertiliser

    Written by Brian McDonnell Although in many parts of the country land is tender at best, in other parts ground is in reasonable condition. If this is the case on your farm, now is an ideal time for spreading in order to get the maximum benefit of your fertiliser. Despite most of the country...