1. S

    How much you paying for Seed Barley?

    Planet £430. Is that about what it is?
  2. T

    Heating an elevated aerated grain silo.

    Hi all. Grain moisture isn’t usually an issue for us in Aus. Generally our biggest problem is cooling the grain for pest control in medium term storage. however this year we need to pull the moisture down 2 percent first and the day time temperatures are not playing the game to do any ambient...
  3. Danllan

    Will we and Chris Packham and Co. agree about grey squirrels?

    It looks like there will be a national effort to feed oral contraceptives to grey squirrels. Native red squirrels don't do anywhere near as much damage and, of course, evolved alongside our native trees; once the greys are down and when the reds are once again widespread it will be interesting...
  4. C

    New grain trailer. What is your choice

    Looking at a 14 tonne grain trailer Must have a roll over sheet and air brakes Local dealers sell Bailey and Richard Weston And I’ve found a decent seconhand Broughan What make would you choose??
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Act now to mitigate risks and achieve cost-effective spring diets

    Written by John Swire With global commodity markets showing little sign of a downside in grain prices, combined with the need to augment spring and summer diets ahead of the next crop, dairy farmers should act now to mitigate risks and identify cost-effective alternatives, advises KW...
  6. teslacoils

    Spring ryegrass herbicide options

    I dont really pay much attention to ryegrass herbicides but will need some for this wheat after stewardship. Best option for ryegrass, ideally not Atlantis style, and what conditions and timings? Wheat had 0.6 liberator plus avadex preem. Do any of the mixes do blws too or better options for...
  7. jackrussell101

    How can i store/dry grain?

    I'm a livestock farmer and I have no grain store but I do have a shed that is waterproof with good walls and concrete floor. Is it possible to just use some of those pedestal electric fans to store/dry grain? What percentage moisture could you get away with at harvest going on like this? And...
  8. Banana Bar

    Row cleaners

    How necessary do you think it is to have row cleaners on a disc drill? How much of an issue is hair pinning on disc drills. I have no intention of selling straw to make a disc work so need to make sure I spec properly. I also wonder if hair pinning appears a bigger issue than it actually is...
  9. Rob Holmes

    Yara want to move to 750 kg bags

  10. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
  11. Wynnstay

    Introducing Spring Seeds 2021

    What can we expect in 2021? After the challenge of harvest 2020, we go into 2021 hoping for an improved year not only in agriculture but that Covid-19 will slowly dissipate with the distribution of a vaccine. From a purely agricultural point of view, there is already more optimism that the...
  12. W

    Alarming aspirations from latest climate report...

    Rather a confronting table from the latest CCC report
  13. A

    SURVEY FOR FINAL YEAR DISSERTATION- the impact of Fusarium Head Blight with future predictions

    As part of my final year at Bath University I am conducting a study to create an up to date model for the impact of Fusarium Head Blight in the UK with future climate predictions. A main focus of my study will be how the increasing area of maize being grown is likely to impact FHB occurrence...
  14. CRM AgriCommodities

    USDA July highlights and analysis

    World wheat: Production down 4.13MT to 769.31MT – EU down 1.5MT to 139.5MT, Russia down 0.5MT. But 2019/20 global consumption down 0.9MT. Maize: Global production down 25.27MT to 1163MT – US production down to 381MT from 406MT. BUT US domestic consumption in 2020/21 down 4.45MT and 2019/20...
  15. B

    Weeds - Pests - Diseases! Trials

    Hi everyone, I work as a field trialist at a leading CRO in the fields of Agrosciences and Regulatory Chemistry Consulting. I conduct crop protection trials ( herbicide/insecticide and fungicide efficacy trials) on different crops in the UK. Usually, I don't have difficulties finding good...
  16. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Market Report - week commencing 2 September 2019

    UK grain markets have continued to slide. Above average yields have increased the market view of the potential size of the wheat crop. UK feed barley has also continued to fall away. Although pricing competitively relative to other European origins, UK feed barley has been finding little demand...
  17. Bogweevil

    UK farm productivity - ADAS Presentation to Parliamentary group

    How to raise UK farm productivity - God, this is going to get some people on here going: High yields are possible on most farms −Yields strongly influenced by ‘Farm Factor’ • It’s less about what you spend, more about … ‘Attention to Detail’ • High yields associated with − Wheat crops with more...
  18. A

    Stripper header wanted

    anyone know where I can find a stripper header for sale ? Any condition Pm me 00353838571270
  19. A

    Stripper header

    anyone got a stripper header for sale ?
  20. Bogweevil

    Wheat myth debunked

    Common opinion has it that modern wheat is so reliant on fertilizer and crop protection agrochemicals that the plants now lack the hardiness needed to remain productive under harsher environmental conditions. But comprehensive new research shows that modern wheat varieties out-perform older...

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