1. Michelle_Nuttall

    AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds - Strategic Cereal Farm Results Week – 15-19 November 2021

    Strategic Cereal Farm Results Week – November 2021 This year, AHDB’s Strategic Cereal Farm activities are remaining virtual, with lots to get involved in from webinars to podcasts, all bringing to life the on-farm research relevant to your farm business. Join a series of daily webinars from...
  2. Natallia @PlantWorks

    Increase the impact of nitrogen inputs on your winter wheat!

    This is the first of three blog posts in relation to wheat trials using SMART ROTATIONS 3 liquid bacteria sprayed on wheat in 2019 and 2021. This work has been undertaken ‘on farm’ and has been statistically analysed using combine readings through QGIS and R-studio. In previous trials we have...
  3. T

    Phoma in WOSR

    I have quite a bit of phoma coming through in some late august drilled WOSR. Any ideas of alternative methods other than a fungicide? Thanks
  4. Steevo

    Why won’t Brits pick vegetables for £30 an hour?

    Why won’t Brits pick vegetables for £30 an hour? Agricultural wages are rising sharply, but farmers struggle to find staff. How hard can the work be? ByHelen Chandler-Wilde17 October 2021 • 5:00am News Headlines News stories personally picked just for you Sign up Last year, with the pandemic...
  5. CPM RSS

    PGRO set to launch Descriptive List 2022 this month

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine The Processors and Growers Research Organisation (PGRO) has announced it will launch the 2022 Descriptive List for combining peas, winter and spring beans on 24 November. PGRO’s work showcases variety trials from the 2021 growing season and...
  6. Direct Driller Magazine

    OSR monitoring reaches new heights

    New software that uses a drone to image crops has been developed to help farmers walk crops more quickly and accurately. Skippy Scout has been developed by farming technology specialist Drone Ag to monitor a variety of broad acre crops. The latest developments in the software’s version 2.5...
  7. C

    Agricultural Matters scares me so I'll ask it here...

    Wtf is plant based sausage?!?
  8. Agriland RSS

    New disease-free potato is resistant to blight

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A new, disease-free potato, named CIP-Matilde, has been developed by international breeders in collaboration with farmers in Peru. All those involved with the development of this new variety claim that it is inherently resistant to late blight...

    Package of measures announced to support pig sector

    Package of measures announced to support pig sector Written by Defra Press Office There has been widespread coverage of the announcement of a package of measures to support the pig industry. This was widely covered in national, regional and trade media, including The Times, The Financial...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    UK cattle vets to spearhead crucial antibiotic data collection

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Cattle vets are being called on to spearhead efforts to populate the new national Medicine Hub with farm antibiotic data. The call to action, made at the British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) Congress this week (14-16 October) in Newport, South...
  11. B


    every TV news brings stories of yet more job vacancies? Latest being the other night on the news it said the care in the community sector is over 100,000 short of workers for jobs ? Does anyone on here remember the dark days recessions of the early 1970s/80s when for every job vacanicy their was...
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Agri-EPI appoints farming industry experts to its Board

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Agri-EPI has appointed three farming industry experts to its Board: Sarah Calcutt, Tom Hind and Allan Stevenson. Sarah Calcutt is a 6th generation farmer from the Weald of Kent. She returned to the family business in her mid-20s and has spent the...
  13. Direct Driller Magazine

    Optimising Soil Biology and Nutrition for Crop Production

    Optimising Soil Biology and Nutrition for Crop Production Written by Joel Williams When we begin to unpack the complex world of soil, of course there are many factors that contribute to the optimum functioning of a ‘healthy soil’ – be that chemical, physical or biological. That said, it is...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    Portnellan Farm wins final NEWBIE Award for Innovative New Entrant

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Chris Scott-Park of Portnellan Farm, on the banks of Loch Lomond, has been chosen as the winner of the final NEWBIE UK award for New Entrant of the Year for 2021. Originally a successful organic beef business and winners of the James Hutton Institute’s...
  15. C

    Potato Prices.

    Now that the AHDB potato council has been kicked into touch, does the Forum have a place in providing a resource for price information?
  16. Kevtherev

    Agriculture as we know it

    Reading media reports and Facebook posts about tree planting and alternatives to meat on a daily basis. Vegan and save the earth types gathering huge momentum as every week goes on. Are we facing what can only be described as a farming endangerment? Could we as a switched on farming group on...
  17. C

    Shooting Foxhounds.

    This is a photo from a clip showing a hunt (Duke of Beaufort's Hunt) shooting hounds that are 'to old to hunt anymore. What a sick bunch of evil pricks these scum are.
  18. Agriland RSS

    Plan ahead to avoid doggy distress this fireworks season, warn vets

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland With fireworks season fast approaching, the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is warning millions of ‘pandemic puppy’ owners to start preparing now if they suspect their new pet may be distressed by fireworks. Firework noise can reach up to 150...
  19. Andy26

    Still waiting for WW seed?

    Are many others still waiting for seed? Skyfall, ordered months ago.
  20. CPM RSS

    Tillage Live – Talking tillage

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Download PDF Tillage-Live returned to its Gloucestershire home this year, following a COVID-related postponement in 2020. CPM was there. Continued development has helped it to continue to fit the requirements of modern farming. By Charlotte...