1. P

    Access to home via farm track

    Hello all, new to the site. Hoping someone must have experienced this issue before and offer some advice. Access to our home is through a farm and along the farm's track. We are at the very end of the track. The track is only used by us, the farm (occasionally) and the shepherds who rent the...
  2. Jsmith2211

    oat milk

    Been having a think about diversification and ways in which we could add value to stuff we can grow. Perhaps oat milk is a good way to do this? Oats are easy to grow and do well on our heavy clay soil, only problem is i have no idea what machinery you need to make it on any kind of scale or how...
  3. CPM RSS

    Insiders View – A new matrix…

    Written by cpm Though yield has often been a downfall of Clearfield varieties, a breakthrough in breeding means a new candidate from DSV looks like it could change the game for growers. CPM reviews DSV Matrix CL. Growers will no longer have to choose between taking advantage of Clearfield...
  4. CPM RSS

    Diagnostics – Instant intelligence

    Written by cpm Most farms are generating big data but how to interpret it isn’t always clear. CPM explores how three different technologies could help join the dots and aid on-farm decision-making. It’s only when data is used to gain insight that it starts to provide value. By Lucy de la...
  5. CPM RSS

    Focus on nutrition for milling wheat bonuses

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham Growers of high quality wheat are being urged to consider applying a range of crop nutrients at the critical flag leaf stage, as bonuses up to £20/t are being offered for milling wheat with a protein content of 13% or more. Charlotte Cunningham reports. With...
  6. H

    Is the job title Farm Worker outdated ?

    I once referred to my self as a farm worker on a separate post and I was surprised to the amount of comments back saying I am more than just a farm worker, ‘don’t put my self down as just a farm worker’ etc and it got me thinking about how a lot of people see the term farm worker as a backwards...
  7. Agriland RSS

    The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems

    Written by Agriland Team The impact of tillage farming on soil ecosystems has been likened to creating a ‘gangsters’ paradise’ by one of the authors of new research aimed at helping damaged soils recover. Based on a unique 50-year field experiment, the study shows that common farming...
  8. GAM


    I spot sprayed a few Docks three weeks ago, the majority looked absolutely cooked, wilting, yellow leaves, a bit of warmth and they are gradually coming alive!!
  9. Jerry

    Variety breakdown

    How many years do you think a variety holds in for? Grown skyfall and Graham for a few years but skyfall is suffering from rust. What’s interesting is home saved skyfall is fairing better fresh C1 seed a seed contract. Graham is all home saved and little sign of rust. Note I’m in the SW so...
  10. Agriland RSS

    Hit milling wheat bonuses by focusing on nutrition

    Written by William Kellett Growers of high quality wheat are being urged to consider applying a range of crop nutrients at the critical flag leaf stage, as bonuses up to £20/t are being offered for milling wheat with a protein content of 13% or more. With wheat prices currently sitting at...
  11. Agriland RSS

    Rathlin Island unveils carbon-neutral plans

    Written by Rachel Martin Islanders on Rathlin have ambitions to generate their own renewable energy in an effort to create local jobs and achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Edwin Poots visited the island to see its wide variety of...
  12. W

    Wetherspoons EU work visa

    Poor old Tim, apparently finding it difficult to recruit bar staff, wants a visa system as for some reason EU labour not wanting to work in the UK any more. Tad ironic, any idea why?
  13. pine_guy

    DIY AI and buying semen

    So this year for the first time we are going to do some AI. My headsman is AI trained and just had his refresher course. So we can buy whatever we want and not be tied to one company. The question is, having not bought semen before, where to go for it. We have spoke to semex as the rep called in...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Farm trials to investigate how seaweed could lower livestock emissions

    Written by Rachel Martin Dulse (or seaweed for the uninitiated) has long been a delicacy enjoyed in Ireland. The tradition can be traced back more than 1,400 years to the writings of St. Columba, but climate change research about to begin on the island could soon see our cows enjoy the salty...
  16. wellingtonfarmer

    Situation Vacant Poultry worker

    Poultry worker wanted on large free range egg farm. Must be: • reliable • motivated •conscientious • able to work as part as a small team. The successful applicant would be involved with livestock husbandry and all aspects of a modern free range working farm, maintaining the latest multi...
  17. Agriland RSS

    9 new varieties added to the Recommended Grass and Clover Lists

    Written by William Kellett One white clover and intermediate Festulolium (Hybrid) and seven new varieties of ryegrass have been added to the 2021/2022 Recommended Grass and Clover Lists (RGCL) for England and Wales. Only grasses and clovers that have undergone at least four years of...
  18. Agriland RSS

    ‘Guardians of the Welsh Land’ campaign to highlight positive impact of farming on the environment

    Written by William Kellett The Farmers Union of Wales (FUW) has said that the increasingly negative narrative around livestock farming and its portrayed impact on the environment and climate change has led to farmers in Wales standing up to tell their stories, and highlight the positive impact...
  19. Chickcatcher

    Ear of Wheat in May

    I have one just in time
  20. Agriland RSS

    FUW encourages people to celebrate World Milk Day

    Written by William Kellett The Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) is encouraging consumers across the world to raise a glass to milk – and other dairy products – on World Milk Day, June 1. World Milk Day was first launched in 2001 by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations...