winter wheat

  1. S

    Winter Wheat N Question

    Lets say I grow winter wheat after beans and with no N at all it could yield 1.5t acre With 160 units of N it grows 4t acre Does that mean my N costs should be attributed to the extra 2.5 ton only? Lets say each unit is £1. Does it cost me £40 t in N to get my yield extra yield or does it...
  2. Badshot

    SFI pilot

    Well I have had it with this now. Emails still aren't coming to me direct, so I am missing some fairly important ones I think. The amount of nonsensical rubbish coming out is overwhelming, there's nobody listening to us when we ask questions, utter shambles. The rewards do not add up at...
  3. B

    Will Very High Input Costs, Cause A Drop In Production?

    Well the story of the dairy farmer, in the AG press the other day has for him? my view is that alot of farmers will not buy fertilizer at the currant prices and many might take the view, such as in the beef industry, just cash in the cows, why bother to make sliage, hay etc etc etc, with all...
  4. T

    Ukraine

    WHEAT Ukraine are going to be strugling to plant wheat leaving the world short of wheat, this government need to look at a scheme to plant wheat instead of trees and solar panels when will they wake up or will it take until we run out of food? I feel very sorry for the farmers in Ukraine as...
  5. Breckland Boy

    Beet '22

    Made a start drilling today. Direct into an ex 2 year ley. Reasonably confident that it won't blow.
  6. Barleymow

    Might as well pack up

  7. D

    Ideal time for all farmers with any common sense to tell farm assurance schemes to go to hell.

    As above, we are on the brink of worldwide food shortage, if not even worse. What better time can there ever be for all farmers with any common sense to tell Red Tractor and all other farm assurance rackets to go to hell? As ever of course there will be some who won’t, and they will take the...
  8. S

    Fungicide Thoughts for the season ahead

    Everyones stocks of CTL must surely have dwindled now. Plenty of forward growth on crops. What people starting to think about fungicide decisions going forward? For me: OSR - nothing probably. But its not overly lush Winter Barley - Probably go for a 3 spray program where I usual go for...
  9. Gator_boy9

    Bare minimum N rates

    Seriously considering splitting what nitrogen we have in the shed across 2 seasons. Had planned to go with 140N/ha on both wheat and osr, dropping to 70kg N would insulate us from high N prices in 2023 but potential would drop to 6-7t/ ha I think. Averaged 8.3t in 2021 on 60:40 1st and 2nd...
  10. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Bull run continues into 2022/23

    The Black Sea region is vital to global wheat supply, hence the market reaction to the current situation. Between Russia and Ukraine, they account for 29% of global exports. In Ukraine, over 73% (23.5Mt) of their 2021/22 wheat crop (32.0Mt) was expected to be exported (UkrAgroConsult). That...
  11. Hutchinsons News

    Act early to stop yellow rust and Septoria

    Act early to stop yellow rust and Septoria Early action will be key to preventing yellow rust and Septoria gaining a foothold in crops as we enter the main spring growing period, according to leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons. The risk from both diseases is relatively high following a milder...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. Hutchinsons News

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn

    Practical steps towards better OSR results this autumn With oilseed rape prices significantly higher than this time last year, there could be more of the crop going into the ground this autumn. But before making a final decision, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons urges growers to think...
  15. Hutchinsons News

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria

    Donât drop guard against yellow rust and Septoria Recent cold, dry weather may have reduced the immediate disease pressure in cereal crops, but growers cannot drop their guard against yellow rust and Septoria at the main spring fungicide timings, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons warns...
  16. Hutchinsons News

    Understand biostimulants for best results this spring

    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...
  17. Hutchinsons News

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand

    Hutchinsons Helix farm network continues to expand Hutchinsons is delighted to announce the addition of Hundayfield farm to its network of Helix regional demonstration farms. Owned by Nick and Liz Wilson, Hundayfield farm just outside York is the northern region Helix demonstration farm in...
  18. Hutchinsons News

    Donât let phosphate deficiency stifle wheat potential

    Donât let phosphate deficiency stifle wheat potential Lack of phosphate could be limiting yield potential in many wheat crops, even some of the best. Hutchinsons crop nutrition manager Tim Kerr examines what can be done about it this autumn. Analysis of more than 900 grain samples...
  19. Hutchinsons News

    Using stewardship to improve sustainability and productivity

    Using stewardship to improve sustainability and productivity With environmental stewardship becoming a more important income source post-subsidy reform, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons is giving growers an insight into how features can be practically integrated into productive arable...
  20. Hutchinsons News

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils

    Bespoke cover crop solutions to improve soils Leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons has unveiled a new range of tailor-made cover crop mixes that includes options which could help improve the structure and health of land left fallow this spring. With many fields in the wettest parts of the UK...
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