1. CRM AgriCommodities

    Wheat Under Pressure

    Wheat The condition of winter wheat in the US has continued to increase. Kansas wheat is being rated at 50% good and excellent, up from the 45% last week. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has stated La nina conditions are coming to an end, which has brought with it wetter and cooler...
  2. Clive

    Dryer fuel group buy ?

    Lots of talk on the forum about the shortening of supply chains etc and through involvement in FarmDeals we have recently been contacted by a large wholesaler of fuel who could do some pretty special prices on Kerosene for grain drying etc. These are the guys that people that usually supply...
  3. ollie989898

    The USA pandemic stimulus program vs the UK stimulus effort- Discuss?

    Obviously the USA and UK are two drastically different countries and economies, but what are people's thoughts on the way each country has approached the pandemic in economic policy terms? The USA handed a $2000 cheque to each citizen basically, whereas the comparable UK effort was in the...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Farmers advised to use foliar N on spring wheat for maximum returns

    Written by William Kellett Farmers growing spring wheat this year should consider applying foliar nitrogen to improve crop efficiencies and boost protein content in milling varieties. Given that prilled urea or ammonium nitrate is only 60% efficient in ideal conditions – and can’t be taken up...
  5. icanshootwell

    Fertilizer a little lumpy!!

    20 to 30 years ago we never had this problem, every year now I seem to get several ton that lumps together in the bag, and I do drop the bags on their side to break the lumps which does help but some are to bad and this happens.
  6. Agriland RSS

    French farmers take to the streets of Clermont Ferrand to protest ‘fertiliser tax’

    Written by Rachel Martin As many as 2,000 French farmers have taken to the streets of Clermont Ferrand in protest over new legislation to tax the use of nitrogen fertiliser. Videos shared online show tractors ramming down lamposts in streets covered in manure with rubble burning. The...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Northern Ireland’s new ammonia action plan to focus on actions that will achieve the most quickest

    Written by Rachel Martin A document outlining key measures to tackle ammonia, which is likely to change the shape of Northern Irish farming, is said to be “very close completion”. Officials told members of the Stormont Agriculture Committee on Thursday (March 25) that Minister Poots was keen...
  8. W

    Recommend me a carbon product

    Can anyone recommend me a carbon product to mix with liquid fert, and then a second one for use with fungicides please. There are lots available but I am not sure whose marketing to believe! Thanks
  9. Daniel

    British Sugars Penultimate Sugar Campaign. 2021/22

    Ahead of tonight's online bunfight, I thought I'd start a new thread for this year's beet crop. I assume all growers have signed up for the meeting? With the 3 year contracts ending next year, this year could be the 2nd last year of having a viable sugar industry in this country. Or maybe...
  10. Phil P

    Slow start to the year

    Anyone else feel like crops are only moving slow this year? Done get me wrong stuff is growing but the soil temperature just doesn’t seem to be getting up and every day is overcast! Been comparing temperatures to last year and it’s definitely been a cooler start to the year. And the growing...
  11. C

    in fill in field

    Is it possible to fill a area in which has a dip in the field with soil. what licence do you need
  12. tr250

    Thinking of having one last go at osr???

    Looking at market report this morning osr is £447 delivered am I silly in thinking about trying it? I’m thinking direct drill mid July very thick as soon as w barley is off leave until November and graze it down with sheep and come back in the spring and decided whether to plant spring crop or...
  13. 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...
  14. cowboysupper

    Vicon Ro-edw - geopoint

    We took delivery of a new RO-EDW sower in recent days and a mechanic from the sales company called out today to give us a run down on how it works. While going through the boundary settings he mentioned that they had manually adjusted the geo-point to 5m. He said that they'd found the...
  15. Laggard

    N on spring barley Pre drilling

    Anybody put all the nitrogen on before drilling? Would it affect germination?
  16. Farm Business RSS

    Protein crops to surge says Barenbrug

    Written by John Swire Enquiries about red clover have been so strong that the company has released an updated set of guidelines to help growers sow and manage its red clover varieties most effectively. “Soya has been trading at well over £400/t this year,” points out Mhairi Dawson, Barenbrug...
  17. J

    Spring drilling 2021

    Have I missed this thread or has no one started? Mucked 2 weeks ago. Soil loosening with topsoiler yesterday and today. Work with the carrier tomorrow and then wednesday.................. rain!!!? :rolleyes: This is for spring barley. How is everyone getting on, still to wet?
  18. LTH

    Will clover take well when direct drilled into permanent pasture.

    I was wanting to improve some of the permanent cow pastures and was wondering how well clover will take just direct drilled in, not the sort of field I want to turn over but would like to put more clover into it. Does it take well like this or not really?
  19. Headless chicken

    Cheapest way to mop up protein

    I’ve been a bit slow on reducing the protein in the cake and made a balls up because the silage is sky high in protein. Due a load of cake next week so that will help somewhat but we still need to mop up some protein to keep the cows happy. Milk is dropping like a stone currently and the cows...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    RPA opens window for farm payments for 2021

    Written by Iain Hoey The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) application window has opened today for farmers to claim for their 2021 payments. The claim window for customers with existing Countryside Stewardship (CS) and Environmental Stewardship (ES) revenue agreements has also opened today. Farmers...