1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. beardface

    Shearing 2021

    Got about half the ewes done. Will finish the rest at end of week beginning of next. Not shearing to bad. Not seen any maggots yet, in fact not really seen many flies. How's everyone else getting on?
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Chickcatcher

    Ear of Wheat in May

    I have one just in time
  7. 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...
  8. E

    Bull warranty.. Or not.

    Read the small print and be selective who you trust. Bought 5 Charollais bulls at borderway mart at the British Charollais spring show and sale on the 15th of may. One of which came with a vet certificate of fertility.. Ideal sensible vendor. The other four did not. Two of these bulls came from...
  9. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    UK oat stocks to rise as exports drop off

    We wrap up our week focused on the UK market with oats, the UK’s fourth largest combinable crop. We started with barley on Tuesday, covered rapeseed on Wednesday, and wheat yesterday. Total oat availability in 2020/21 is estimated at 1.16Mt. This is down 4% from 2019/20 due to smaller opening...
  10. Bald Rick

    The Demo Thread

    Anything on demo? Thoughts & observations... Since Monday this has been here on triple mowers, trailer and tanker Verdict ... it's not a John Deere
  11. ridger

    Potato crop 2021

    How's everyone getting on? Finally finished planting here, last night was cold once more and earlies still aren't through the ground.
  12. Farm Business RSS

    Strategies to make the most of late sown maize

    Written by John Swire There is still time to sow maize, despite the late cold spring and the wettest May for many years, but growers need to review their approach to minimise any potential yield reduction or decline in feed quality. A few changes to establishment could help ensure a more...
  13. Agriland RSS

    Global campaign to tackle gender stereotypes in meat sector

    Written by Agriland Team A global campaign, backed by leading meat businesses, has been launched to change perceptions of careers in the meat sector, highlight female role models and encourage more women to join the industry. ‘She Looks Like Me’ will showcase the roles and career options...
  14. SteveHants

    Let's Just Plant Loads of Trees Shall We? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

    Planting huge numbers of trees to mitigate climate change is “not always the best strategy” – with some experimental sites in Scotland failing to increase carbon stocks, a new study has found. Experts at the University of Stirling and the James Hutton Institute analysed four locations in...
  15. H

    Thanks Saputo Should belong in the W.T.F thread. What are they playing at, kotowing and supporting the fascist woke brigade ?
  16. Ormond

    Twisted awns winter barley

    What would cause twisted awns in winter barley. Had axial pro 2 weeks ago before awns to clean up some chickweed a couple of weeks before that. Could it be lack of boron?
  17. Bury the Trash

    Speaking out for Small farmers. Good for him i reckon.
  18. Agriland RSS

    AgriScot launches Diversified Farm of the Year award

    Written by William Kellett A new award aiming to crown the Diversified Farm of the Year has been launched by AgriScot. Thanks to support from SAC Consulting, part of SRUC and long-term Agri Scot partner Royal Bank of Scotland, the new award will complete the prestigious stable of AgriScot farm...
  19. Direct Driller Magazine

    For when the chips are down

    For when the chips are down – preserving UK soil microbial biodiversity for sustainable agriculture A UK wheat crop – one of the six to have its microbiome held and curated as part of the UK Crop Microbiome Cryobank (Credit: Pixabay). Written by Wayne Coles at CABI Scientists from the UK’s...
  20. R

    MEDIA REQUEST: Farmers Impacted by Rural Crime Wanted!

    Hi Everyone, I'm working on a media investigation right now looking at the rise in rural crime, its effect on farmers, and whether authorities like the police have offered adequate support following incidents. Having seen my family's farm and many neighbours targeted recently, I know just how...