weed control

  1. sanderzo

    Shallow ploughing with an ovlac mini

  2. Wynnstay

    Hybrid Rye Testimonial

    Hybrid rye is a great addition to any dairy business looking to explore alternative forage options for dry cow and youngstock diets. On most farms, dry cows are fed forages that change in their nutrient makeup throughout the year depending on which clamp is open at a given point in time...
  3. Selectamatic

    Wheat and Peas?

    Ive got myself into an agreement with a friend, where I will be growing some feed winter wheat and selling it to him. We were talking the other day that a few peas mixed in would be ideal... Theres something that tells me if I put some peas in the mix, it's problematic to spray, it will knock...
  4. 4

    osr sowing survival strategy

    ive not grown w osr for years ,but due to this last years cropping /resowings etc amhaving to put in an extra couple of fields into a break so have sown one of them in osr last monday, having just walked it can find plenty thats chitted and sending a root out helped by the moisture from the...
  5. Greythundercloudys

    Suffolk sheep, why did they go out of fashion.

    Why did this happen, we used to have 14 Suffolk when l left the school, not had one for at least 15 years, l suppose they are soft and do get shitty arsed no matter how often there dosed, but a good mule ewe with Suffolk lmb are nice to see and no bother with the weight either, they still sell...
  6. Devon lad

    Dock control in high clover swards

    We’re incorporating more and more clover into our grazing swards, but docks are always a problem after a while. We try to direct drill 1/2 spring 1/2 autumn reseeds with clover in the mix now and spray out the seedling docks at the 2-3 leaf stage more recently with squire. Before we would...
  7. Easy RnD

    Farming and Horticulture Projects That May Qualify For R&D Tax Relief

    Farming and Horticulture Projects That May Qualify For R&D Tax Relief More and more, we are finding that businesses in the farming and agricultural industry are unknowingly engaging in R&D activities on a daily basis that could qualify for significant R&D tax relief. Below are some areas...
  8. richard hammond

    Is there any skill in growing an economically viable crop of OSR?

    As the title asks, is there any skill in growing this awful waste of time trouble some crop?? Let me have your secrets!
  9. J

    Convince me to not plough

    We have a small field that has been in a cereal/rape/legume rotation for a good few years now and needs to be put back to grass. I would like to get away from using the plough every time we drill but I'm never sure our soils are quite light enough to min till (we are mostly clay with some loam)...
  10. CPM RSS

    Weed control – Don’t step back in blackgrass battle

    Written by cpm Download PDF Fears are growing that the rush to get the drill out this autumn will festoon the UK’s fields in grassweeds. CPM rounds up the latest advice. All the evidence points to sowing before mid-October being a recipe for disaster. By Rob Jones Growers are set to sacrifice...
  11. CPM RSS

    Weed control – Way to Kerb water woes?

    Written by cpm Download PDF Water companies are working with farmers to reduce the amount of oilseed rape herbicides that find their way into drinking water supplies. CPM reports on a new study involving clethodim. Farmers are the guardians of the catchment. As long as they’re fully aware of...
  12. T

    Grass seed bed fertiliser - when?

    Intending to sow some grass seed around mid September. Going to put some 16.16.16 in the seedbed, when is the best time to apply? How far in advance of sowing could / should it go on? Thanks