weed control

  1. T

    talk to me about trees

    ok so they say if you cant beat them join them, trees seem to be all the rage, realistically what sort of return can you expect? how much work are they? id say i have at least 100 acres of rough rough ground but if the money was right i could find more. anyone got links as to prices or...
  2. Kevtherev


    Anyone growing or grown lupins for whole crop? Was a few growing it about 15yr ago but seems to have fallen away. Pic for attention
  3. puntabrava

    Do I need to get it sprayed

    My pal sprayed it two months ago and all went dead, I have been busy ever since, I want to sow ryegrass, do I need to get it sprayed again?
  4. CropTec

    Arable Weed Week is live!

    Arable Weed Week to shine a light on the future of sustainable weed management Through a series of live events, discussion and debate, Arable Weed Week will showcase the latest thinking and best practice on weed management in the context of the changing political and environmental agenda...
  5. W

    Redekop weed smasher thingy

    Does anyone have one or use one, seem like a really good idea and another tool in the box regards weed control.
  6. S

    AB9 Acreage and direct drill

    Thinking about applying for about 60 acres of AB9 in a Mid Tier application, it seems to be within the rules of the scheme but seems like a lot of acres to put down to the scheme on a 400 acre farm. Has anyone else done this? We are thinking about direct drilling it next year into temporary...
  7. Tiptoe Ted

    Plant ID help please

    Can anyone put me out of my misery and confirm what this plant is please? Spotted locally up in rows and really annoying me not knowing what it is! (Could be having a senior moment...)
  8. CHAPs News

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAP's Phenotyping Laboratory

    Focus on digital plant imaging at CHAP's Phenotyping Laboratory Date: Tuesday 8th June 2021 Time: 1pm-2pm Register here now… About this Event Join this free 60-minute online webinar to learn about plant imaging and some of the advantages it offers for trait quantification and remote...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Dow Shield® 400 controlling weeds in game cover crops

    Written by John Swire Game cover crops for shooting and wildlife and wild bird seed mixtures need careful management, starting with reducing the weed population which will help their establishment. This can be challenging, as often there are mixtures of different crop types established in the...
  10. Agriland RSS

    ‘Per plant farming’ with Tom, Dick and Harry

    Written by Justin Roberts ‘Per plant farming’ is the rationale that underlines the creation and ongoing development of the Small Robot Company based near Salisbury in the UK. Rather than look at a tractor and work out how to automate it, the company has started with the question of how...
  11. P

    Axial Pro

    What rate to guarantee wild oat control in spring barley if crop is GS30. Given moisture will 0.6l/ha do or do you need 0.82l/ha (equivalent to old Axial at 0.45l/ha)?
  12. RS1600BDA


    Excuse me if this is a silly question; but this year our grazing land for horses is absolutely covered in buttercups. Do they stop grass growing? If I topped the unused paddocks would it help in any way? All thoughts and advice is appreciated.(y)
  13. J

    Onepass for Swedes

    Anyone ever tried making a onepass combination for drilling Swedes on ridges ? Heavy built 5 row ridger with 4 row Stanhay on the back and ridge rollers between the 2 units
  14. Rob Sinclair

    Innovation in Farming Article

    "Supporting innovation in farming" From experimenting with new feedstuffs and nutrients, to improving crop harvesting and processing, farm equipment enhancements, and pushing the boundaries of animal husbandry techniques, Farmers are constantly spending significant sums of time and money...
  15. D

    transplanting veg plants into stubble by hand

    I'm in a bit of a situation in that I've 18,000 veg plants, growing like crazy & its too wet to plough, till & plant. What would happen if I planted them by hand now into last years cereal stubble?
  16. C

    Weed Control in Olive Orchards Spain

    Hello all. I Ihave 400 olive trees in southern Spain. I have extremely furtile soil with an abundance of water. My big problem is weed control during the months of Feb, March, April and May. I was wondering if anyone has used yellow clover as a weed control and if so how effective is it...
  17. Ormond

    Spring barley BLW control and rates

    Been given a recommendation for week control in spring barley. 75g/ ha counter sx 0.3 l/ha Pixxaro Seems a heavy dose to me.....just the usual suspects to deal with and not too big atvthr moment. Advice needed. Thanks
  18. Agriland RSS

    Up to speed as New Holland supports Prince’s Countryside Fund

    Written by Justin Roberts New Holland, for the second year running, has lent its support to the Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) and its Up to Speed Scheme. The purpose of the PCF is to promote a “robust and sustainable rural community” and this element of its work aims to bring the latest...
  19. D

    Black grass 2021

    Up until now we have not had a problem with black grass. But one field seems to have got away on us. It’s first wheat after osr and would expect it yield about 10t/ha. There is not enough grass to effect the yield but too much to pull by hand. The area is about 12ac which would be about 4% of...
  20. unlacedgecko

    Growing cattle on forage rape

    Thinking about this for a summer cover crop. Any one with any experience?