1. G

    Yara says food crisis coming

    The truth is out
  2. Timmy k

    Putting time aside to just enjoy

    As everything now is about covid or the fact the world's going to end if you have one more sunday roast, what do you fellas do to for fun, something to take your mind off all the doom and gloom.
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Focus on foods of the future

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Research to develop future innovative foods and food systems at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) will be highlighted at a free virtual event this month. SRUC researchers are working in a variety of different areas within agriculture and food systems to...
  4. Natallia @PlantWorks

    Increase the impact of nitrogen inputs on your spring wheat

    We report here on the second blog on wheat trials using SMART ROTATIONS 3 (SR3) liquid bacteria sprayed on wheat in 2019-2020. This work has been undertaken ‘on farm’ and has been statistically analysed using combine readings through QGIS and R-studio. Results: Applied on-farm in...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Clearing a maize crop grown ‘plastic free’

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland It was the desire to get away from planting under plastic that led Pat Kinsella to take a long hard look at the way in which he grew the maize for his beef finishing enterprise in Co. Wicklow. Pat feels strongly about filling his soil with plastic...
  6. X

    Is it just me?

    Is it just me or did anyone else hear it on some tv channel yesterday morning? some research body had found from their research that trees were producing more carbon than they were storing and if I heard it correctly GRASS was storing more carbon than any tree could, I know I heard it but never...
  7. T

    BBC at it again re meat and climate

    Interviewing two farming brothers who have given up beef farming to save the planet.Also some professor from Lancaster University saying that beef and lamb has the highest carbon footprint of all food with pork and chicken a little lower. Where do they get their facts from ? Everyone,even...
  8. Chae1

    Food shortages being kept quiet?

    Has the media been told to stop reporting food shortages? Has anyone else noticed a shortage of food items in restaurants and shops recently? Maybe its just me being stupid. Not essential by any means! But shortages I have noticed and on my mind are walkers ready salted crisps and diet...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Building a road to hydrogen power

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland JCB is no lightweight in the off-road machinery sector, so when the company nails its colours firmly to the hydrogen power mast, then the rest of the industry will be taking note. In a world where the expectation is that electricity will be powering...
  10. G

    Blenky resigns?

    Red Tractor board member no longer. Resigned? Not stood again? Don't know. But not great calling your farmer members "backstabbers" because they have a different opinion and suggest some reform and improvements. All we want is for feed mills to be able to choose their own intake standards...
  11. W

    Leaving job without notice

    Hi. If an employee just leaves and doesn't come back can the employer do anything about it?
  12. Agrovista News

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial

    Sartorialâs resilience powers it to top spot in wheat variety trial Excellent establishment and impressive early vigour helped Sartorial winter wheat top the yield stakes in Agrovistas recently harvested variety trial at Kelso in the Scottish Borders. Sartorial achieved a treated yield of...
  13. Danllan

    Freedom of expression

    Not interested in soccer at all, but... it seems stating the truth now requires 'investigation'... :banghead: Of course, revealing information that could have serious adverse consequences for the country should be a crime. But, how on Earth have we arrived at a situation in which stating the...
  14. Chasingmytail

    So why are so many vaccinated people getting Covid?

    Makes no sense to me I know so many people who were double vac yet been ill. Ive had an argument with my mum that its failed to promise. So vaccinated and non vac give the same risks to the vulnerable. Then she says that will have it a lot less than non-vac - how does she know this what...
  15. D

    Itchy dog

    Collie is scratching all the time presume some kind of parasite any suggestions appreciated
  16. T

    Dodgy beetle grain rejection

    Just had a load of malting barley rejected for a Cadelle beetle. They’ve sent a supposed image (presumably under microscope) of the said offender. Only one was found and three loads had already gone in from that store. I think it’s all [email protected]@@@it, as I’ve looked up this beetle and it wouldn’t need...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Forestry Commission to act on new tree disease found in Cornwall

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Woodland managers, landowners, the forest industry and tree nurseries are being urged to remain vigilant after the Forestry Commission (FC) and Forest Research (FR) identified the tree pathogen Phytophthora pluvialis in a woodland in Cornwall. The UK...
  18. Badshot

    Combining grain maize

    I am currently looking at this. there's a few doing it round here now. Some to dry, some to crimp. I like the look of it to crimp, but I'm unsure on the saleability of the crimped grain. Discuss.....
  19. 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...
  20. 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...