winter wheat

  1. FutureFarmer

    What problems happen during harvesting?

    Arable is not something I'm familiar with so hoping to learn off people from here. Youtube videos make it look very seemless - combine cuts, straight into a trailer and then dumped into a grain store. But what can go wrong during harvest? What are the common difficulties you come across, other...
  2. B

    Straw bales

    Got the chance of buying some straw in the swath and or bales in the field, depending on the weather.Just after a couple of ball park figures for winter wheat straw. It’s a very good crop so roughly how many 4ft round bales (roller) and 80/90 8ft should I expect per acre, just after a rough idea...
  3. dragonfly

    Establishing AB15 legume mix

    I have 90 hectares of AB15 legume mix to establish immediately after harvest. I have my seed delivered and waiting in the barn. Considering the late(ish) harvest and the fact that I am following spring barley, what establishment method should I use?
  4. CPM RSS

    Lamport trials – The good, the bad and the ugly

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF The Agrovista trial site at Lamport in Northamptonshire has matured into a hive of information and reveals how changes in rotational management affect blackgrass populations, crop yields and soil health. CPM visits the trials and finds out its...
  5. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    UK wheat futures discount to Paris wheat widening

    Yesterday, Dec-21 Paris wheat futures passed its 7 May peak, as the world market reacted to more negative news about world wheat supplies. The contract closed at €230.75/t, up €5.25/t from Friday. SovEcon cut 5.9Mt from its forecast of the Russian wheat crop. The crop is now estimated at...
  6. CPM RSS

    Frontier announces virtual tours of 3D Thinking trial sites

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine After its debut in 2020, Frontier Agriculture is once again inviting growers to join a virtual tour of one of its 3D Thinking variety trial sites. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Across the 15 new videos, seed business development manager, Jim...
  7. T

    Price predictions for the next 12 months

    Where do people see the farm gate prices going from here now . Personally i think as a whole yields will be down across the board on most crops and of course there are lots of weather events that have / are effecting the big producing nations . When the dust settles my prediction is Top...
  8. whindy

    Straw raking

    I have a problem with volunteers ! Mainly wheat in the winter barley. I am thinking of stubble raking to increase the germination . But this goes against the idea of not moving any soil before direct drilling. We are in the 3rd year of dd and volunteers are becoming an issue. Or is there a...
  9. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Will UK protein premiums grow?

    With the UK barley harvest progressing well, it won’t be long before attention starts to turn to the winter wheat crop. Until the crop is cut, there is a wide degree of uncertainty over quality. This year, arguably more than others, concerns about quality are also being fuelled by external...
  10. L

    Strategies for controlling docks.

    Things are going well. Organic matter levels around the farm are now above 10% and improving due to spreading our composted Seperated dung and good use of our “pokey” dirty water. We have managed to reduce our nitrogen usage too. however docks under this system are becoming a real problem and...
  11. Clive

    SFI Pilot questions / thoughts

    I’m sure we are not the only farm on TFF currently trying to understand and prepare an SFI application so I thought a thread to discuss and make sense of options maybe a good idea ? Have to say not finding the help line too helpful so far ! hows anyone else getting on a d what standards /...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Barley harvest underway in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (CAFRE) senior agriculture advisor Robin Bolton has confirmed that the first of this season’s winter barley crops have now been cut in Northern Ireland. “It’s too early to talk about yields. But dry...
  13. Bigjon44

    After spring barley

    What's best to grow after a spring barley?wheats not ideal I don't think
  14. Zippy768

    The "I've not started yet" thread

    Thought I'd start one to make myself feel better. Was on grass most of last week, was telling myself that the wheat volunteers would had made the moisture in the WB too high anyway🤥. Plenty of rain over weekend and looks a showery week 🙄
  15. Hutchinsons News

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning

    Take a smarter approach to rotation planning A “smarter” approach to crop rotation planning will help growers maximise productivity and deliver on the environmental goals of the new farm policy era, says Hutchinsons head of Integrated Crop Management, David Howard. The removal of direct...
  16. ADAS

    Variety choice and sowing date key factors in the battle against septoria

    Fungicide reliance Septoria is considered the most damaging foliar disease of winter wheat in the UK, and can be responsible for up to 50% yield loss. Fungicides, azoles and the succinate ... Continue reading...
  17. Agriland RSS

    How does climate uncertainty impact crop yield?

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland As harvest approaches, farmers and agronomists eagerly assess their crops to try and anticipate how crops will yield. Yield estimates are important to inform forward selling of grain, plan storage, and update budgets. According to Nicola Cannon...
  18. Keepers

    Forage crop ideas for late sowing

    Good afternoon, Currently planning which winter forage crops are being planted and into which fields, majority will be turnip/rape mix. However I have a small plot (64ha) which is following spring barley, if the weather is great it will be off end of August, but it’s looking more like will be...
  19. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    GB regional wheat production estimates 2021/22

    Yesterday we published the final AHDB Crop Development report of the 2020/21 growing season, which gives a pre-harvest update into the condition of the main crops in Great Britain. Making use of the regional and national condition scores enables a picture of how 2021/22 production could shape...
  20. Hutchinsons News

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems

    Using farm trials to build more sustainable farming systems Farm trials provide an excellent test-bed for the latest tools and technology in real-world situations, but often results can be considered in isolation, potentially overlooking the complex interactions across farming systems...