Hi, sorry I'm a desperate student and I need some information by somene that work in this area:
In your opinion how much straw approximately can I get from an hectare of wheat, corn or rice?
I would be very grateful if you could help me, thanks!
(Also how much sugarcane bagasse from the...
Written by William Kellett
NFU Scotland’s Next Generation group are reminding members that they have developed a range of colourful, educational posters, that are designed to inform the public about farming activities taking place in the countryside, linking them to food production, the...
We have some land that we rent on an AHA is up for a review this year. It's typical heavy land so not suitable for roots ect . The landlord has appointed a new agent one of the large national ones. He came to view the land last week and said they were looking for an increase of about...
At 5pm today, the latest world agricultural supply and demand estimates (WASDE) are due to be released. After last week’s quarterly grain stocks, global markets have been awaiting the latest figures to steer old-crop prices. But, not much change is predicted by analysts.
A small fall is...
Understand biostimulants for best results this spring
There are often mixed views about the value of biostimulants to arable crops, but work by leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons shows they can benefit wheat yields if the correct product is applied at the optimum time.
Trials over several...
Today, we released the latest 2021/22 UK crop development report. This shows the condition rating of crops as at the end of March.
Although there was some challenging weather during the 2020 autumn drilling campaign, it was nowhere near the disaster we saw in 2019. Over 90% of winter cereals...
In the first official USDA Crop Progress report, 4% of Winter Wheat is now headed, marginally ahead of average. 25% of wheat in Texas is headed and 3% of spring wheat has been planted, with 11% planted in South Dakota, well ahead of the 4% on average. Soil moisture remains a concern for...
Not missing growing oilseed rape, looking at keeping things simple with wheat, barley and beans, which of below do people think is best:
1) spring beans, winter wheat, winter wheat, spring barley, winter barley
2) spring beans, winter wheat, spring barley, winter barley, winter wheat
The condition of winter wheat in the US has continued to increase. Kansas wheat is being rated at 50% good and excellent, up from the 45% last week.
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology has stated La nina conditions are coming to an end, which has brought with it wetter and cooler...
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Using data from the world’s longest-running experiment – the Rothamsted Research Broadbalk wheat trial in Hertfordshire in the UK – the researchers found that, on plots where herbicides have never been used, yield losses to the threat of weeds have been consistently...
So we’ve only got Defy - see attached, but having applied this in the autumn we’ve now got ryegrass come back through so we must be resistant to that as well.
Tried ploughing and it doesn’t work.
Tried No-Till and that doesn’t work.
Tried spring crops and they aren’t working.
Tried maize and it...
Anybody farming any previous opencast?
What's the returns like first 5 years when it's grassed ie you let it out for grazing? Bale it? How do the figures stack up?
Anyone cropped in those 5 years?
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Download PDF On-farm trials are allowing one Lincolnshire grower to apply a greater level of scrutiny to crop agronomy. CPM finds out. The level of detail you receive in the reports is fantastic and raises your level of understanding. By Tom Allen-Stevens If there’s one aspect of...
With wetter back ends and winters more spring stuff going in round us, again. What's the thoughts on likely changes to budgets? If you plan for WW but miss the window and end up with SB what would you expect. 2 wildy different scenarios run by me in a chat yesterday.
Anyone else feel like crops are only moving slow this year? Done get me wrong stuff is growing but the soil temperature just doesn’t seem to be getting up and every day is overcast!
Been comparing temperatures to last year and it’s definitely been a cooler start to the year.
And the growing...
Just wondering if anyone is successful in broadcasting cover crops into standing crop pre harvest. We are at 36m, is anyone doing it at that width, and also has it proved a successful method of establishment?
Is there anyone out there still growing Belepi wheat? We have some seed left from last spring which never got used. It has grown well for us in the past as long as there’s not a hard drought. we have planted it in November and February before. What seed rates have people tried this late into...
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Download PDF It might be tempting to focus most fungicide firepower on T2. But with unpredictable weather and disease risks, is this shutting the stable door after the horse has bolted? CPM finds out. If the wheels come off early with yellow rust control, you never get the crop...
Have I missed this thread or has no one started?
Mucked 2 weeks ago.
Soil loosening with topsoiler yesterday and today.
Work with the carrier tomorrow and then wednesday.................. rain!!!? :rolleyes:
This is for spring barley.
How is everyone getting on, still to wet?