1. An Gof

    Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse in government for farmers ……. Neil Parrish

    What a sad state of affairs, looks like we will lose our best ally in Government
  2. bobk

    Worst courier firm

    Without doubt here it's fedex , absolutely useless Just had some knob back in the drive , then drive off , fukwits
  3. Flat 10

    Who thinks the AHDB is well run and provides value to their business?

    As above. Interested to see the answer to the above simple question. I think the current consultation is merely tinkering at the edges. I can only speak for cereal farmers but interested in responses from all farmers to get a sense of feeling as it seemed other sectors were disappointed with the...
  4. Agriland RSS

    Machinery Focus: Field Queen – the mother of all forage harvesters

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland The mad rush of the silage season will soon be upon us and with it will come the buzz of self propelled harvesters shooting up and down the fields. We are all familiar with today's big names, New Holland, John Deere, Krone etc, but there is one make we...
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    High fertiliser costs create double need for top-level wheat disease management

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland High prices for fertiliser and grain are putting extra pressure on farmers not to let wheat yields slip through their fingers over the rest of this season, said Nigel Scott, regional technical manager for agronomy firm, ProCam. In particular, he says...
  6. B

    selling up

    anyone seriously considering it ? with land prices where they are its tempting if you've no successors and you're a certain age . but !! people selling for 3/4 grand an acre doesn't seem that long ago to me AND what do you do with all that lolly ?
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    Pottinger launches new belt-type rake for grassland range

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Grassland specialist Pottinger has added yet another new product to its grassland range - the new MERGENTO VT 9220 belt-type rake. It comes in working widths of up to 9.2m for a central swath and 8.7m for a side swath, and is designed for alfalfa, clover...
  8. J

    Some help on salaries please

    Hi all, I have been offered a job as a dairy herdsman, 5am start, Breakfast at 9 for 45mins. 2 hour lunch at 1pm, and 5:30 finish. Rota is 6 days on 2 days off. so I have little to no experience with cows, but I do work on farms a fair bit as an agg tyre fitter, so not shy of hard work. (This...
  9. W

    T1 winter wheat

    What are people using and when are you starting
  10. Agriland RSS

    Boost for tractor sales across Europe in 2021

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Confirmation that 2021 was a good year for tractor sales came from CEMA, the European umbrella organisation for the machinery industry. Nearly 230,000 'tractors' were registered across Europe in the full year 2021, according to numbers sourced from...
  11. CPM RSS

    Nottingham University research highlights biostimulant benefits

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine New research has highlighted the benefits of both seed-applied and foliar biostimulants, which could provide a useful aid to growers as spring crop growth gets underway according to Interagro. The trials – commissioned by Interagro – were...
  12. Sid

    Lord Plumb passed away

  13. Granite Farmer

    Fastest growing forage crop?

    I have a field that has had cattle out wintered on it. I would like to reseed it in the Autumn. So i would like something growing in there in the meantime that can be grazed. TIA James
  14. Agriland RSS

    New measures announced to combat spreading tree disease

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Forestry Commission has today (Thursday, April 14) introduced new measures to combat the spread of the tree disease Phytophthora pluvialis, following further findings in areas across England. The new measures include: Extensions to existing...
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    Sowing sustainability

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine Download PDF As growers seek to ensure sustainability across the breadth of their businesses, variety choice could play a fundamental role. CPM finds out more. Advanced crop genetics have a vital role to play in achieving the vision. By...
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    Keeping ahead of a changing disease

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Yellow rust has become the bane of both growers and plant breeders over the past decade. At last month’s UK Cereal Pathogen Virulence Survey (UKCPVS) meeting, delegates heard why the disease has become so unpredictable when it comes to the...
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    Winter barley – it’s time to get moving on plant nutrition

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland April is the month when winter barley crops develop the fastest and the demand for plant nutrition is at its highest. Depending on the total amount of nitrogen (N) to be used, growers should make sure that they apply the last split before Growth Stage...
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    Insider View – Bairstow, howzat?

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Whoever at RAGT is a fan of cricket, they seem determined to pull together a winning team. Soft Group 4 variety RGT Bairstow looks to be a winner and CPM has front row tickets to see how it performs. Bairstow’s going to be one that will compete with...
  19. Farm Classifieds


    500KG SPRING WHEAT SEED Advert added by: P Beresford Machinery Details Category: Loaders and Attachments Others Price: £300 Condition: New Description 1 SEALED 500KG BAG OF SURPLUS SPRING WHEAT SEED - VARIETY IS "ESCAPE" TGW 48 How to make contact with the Seller...
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    Rural dwellers more likely to report high happiness levels – DAERA report

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland If you live in rural Northern Ireland (NI), you are more likely to be happy, be satisfied with life, and own your own home - even if it will be more expensive than an urban one - according to a new report from the Department of Agriculture, Environment...