1. Agriland RSS

    CropTec seminar to return this November

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland With growers in the midst of a tumultuous time in British farming, this year’s CropTec Show seminar programme will examine the building blocks for a sustainable arable farming future. Now in its ninth year, the CropTec Show will take place at the East...
  2. W


    For any traders really worried about the wheat shortage then message me and panic buy our wheat. £500/tonne and it’s all yours 👍🏻
  3. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    A government intervention, but fertiliser outlook still tight

    Last week, CF Industries announced the immediate closure of both their UK production sites. This caused wide ranging concerns about the supply of fertiliser and CO2 to the UK food supply chain. Following this, talks with the UK government have resulted in the partial re-opening of CF’s UK...
  4. Farm Business RSS

    Soil health and regenerative techniques to take centre stage in this year’s CropTec Show seminars

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business With growers in the midst of a tumultuous time in British farming, this year’s CropTec Show seminar programme will examine the building blocks for a sustainable arable farming future. CropTec’s acclaimed seminar programme returns for 2021 with a focus...
  5. Agriland RSS

    UK government strikes deal to reinstate CO2 production

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland Reports have emerged this afternoon (September 21), claiming the UK government has struck a deal to reinstate carbon dioxide production. It follows talks with UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng. On Wednesday (September 15), one of the world’s...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Yara to cut back European ammonia production by 40%

    Written by Sylvester Phelan from Agriland Fertiliser giant Yara is to cut 40% of its European ammonia production by next week due to record natural gas prices on the continent. In a statement on the matter today (Friday, September 17), the Norwegian firm said: “Record high natural gas...
  7. Yorkshire lad

    CF Fertilisers

    I’ve had an email yesterday that CF are stopping production of AN at Billingham and Ince, due to the cost of gas . It doesn’t say how long for, but it’s not good news How have government allowed one company to have all the AN production in the uk . I thought there were laws regarding monopolies
  8. happycows

    Farming without bagged Fertiliser

    100 cows on 100 acres Cutting frequently to bales or zero grazing. Regular reseed rotation and import quite a bit of nutrients in feed. Not used any p or k for years just urea and sulphur for first 2/3 of the season going little and often. Gone to all umbilical/dribble bar and just put in a...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Yara acquires Finnish Ecolan to expand its organic fertilizer business

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Yara has announced the acquisition of Ecolan Oy, a Finnish producer of recycled fertilizers. This is Yara’s first acquisition in the organic fertilizer segment and reflects their commitment to play a bigger role in organic farming and in contributing to...
  10. Z

    Preserving barley pea crop for feeding

    I've got some barley and pea mix planted, and hoping to combine intend to feed it to dairy beef this winter what's the best way of preserving, i have some propcorn, probably not enough , and its scarce or use a urea type product. i favour the urea type treatment, as its rumen friendly, id...
  11. Phil P

    Selling carbon credits

    @Clive can you tell us some more about it? How does it work?
  12. B

    Spring wheat weed control strategy

    Thinking of swapping winter wheat for spring wheat here just to make life a bit easier in the autumn. But having never grown it and not asked the agronomist yet as I’d like a bit of knowledge, what is everybody doing weed control wise particularly for blackgrass and ryegrass? Pre-em? Emergence...
  13. Bignor Farmer

    Is Carbon Sequestration Selling Smoke & Mirrors?

    I wasn’t going to post this but the concept has been bugging me since Groundswell last week particularly @Clive telling us that he is already being paid by a company to offset some of their carbon. I’m not against the idea of a new market for agriculture but I don’t believe (perhaps I’m wrong?)...
  14. Flat 10

    ENdurance slow release N.

    I would dismiss it as snake oil but it clearly has a nutritional content and the best grower of sugar beet I know uses it religiously. Not cheap at £1300ish I think for an ibc and used at 20lit/ha. Anybody any views or experience.
  15. Yorkshire lad

    Nitrogen prices

    Has anyone bought any new season nitrogen One rep told me he has more booked than last year. Another who I tend to believe said he has very few orders yet
  16. Hilly

    Line one Herefords

    https://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/livestock-breeding/hereford-herd-grows-demand-with-line-bred-us-genetics Interesting artical for anyone wanting to understand and know about line one Hereford cattle .
  17. D

    Growing top notch Marforna

    How do you grow top qualty Marforna potatoes? As the Man said, " Well I would not start here" Yes I should have had them planted earlier & should have got them treated with Rhino powder. But what else? we can sell them, but quite hard to grow prone to been hollow & the slugs love'em. I've...
  18. daithi

    YARA bag cutter

    I won this yara bag cutter in a cereal competition, but I broke the blade by wacking some hard yara fert trying to get it out of the bag. Does anyone know where I might get a replacement blade? Thanks
  19. An Gof

    Epso Bortop

    Been having some tissue tests done and it seems we are coming up short on Boron. Anyone on here using Epso BorTop? Might be an easy step for me to replace the planned EpsoTop with BorTop. Anyone any practical experience on their crops and have an idea of the price please.
  20. Highland Mule

    Sub-forum move request

    Given that the evidence is clear that UK livestock farming is a net consumer of carbon, should the livestock section not be moved to be under the 'Conservation Agriculture' banner? It's arguably far more sustainable than the chemical fertiliser utilising, direct drilled arable that has claimed...