1. TFF

    AHDB Reccomended List: Winter Barley 2022/23

    The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL) publications provide variety-performance data. With information on yield and quality, agronomic features and market options, use these variety-specific highlights (alongside the main RL) to identify promising varieties for your farm...
  2. N

    Thought some of you would like to see a cotton gin

    I know cotton isn't grown in the UK, but the machinery and process is pretty fascinating. Cotton Ginning Explained in 10 Minutes
  3. CPM RSS

    From Theory to Field: Better spring barley nutrition

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Tailoring nitrogen rates to optimise yield from modern spring barley varieties and hit the quality required by end users can be tricky. A three-year research project offers fresh insights and will help reshape RB209 recommendations, as CPM discovers...
  4. Cowfeeder87

    Cow feeding service…

    As finding good staff becomes harder and harder would a service using a sensible sized self propelled diet feeder with up to date diets automatically loaded to feed your milking, dry cows and who ever else gets a TMR on your farm accurately, mixed and presented consistently be of interest...
  5. TFF

    AHDB Reccomended List: Winter wheat 2022/23

    The AHDB Recommended Lists for cereals and oilseeds (RL) publications provide variety-performance data. With information on yield and quality, agronomic features and market options, use these variety-specific highlights (alongside the main RL) to identify promising varieties for your farm...
  6. B

    ELMS terms & conditions re Red Tractor

    Time to have a touch of reality with this ELMs lark, you will notice dear sweet Janet never mentions how these ELMS schemes are to be monitored, do any of you really think the government with DEFRA's so called "simplified" schemes are not going to want proof of value for money. Are they going to...
  7. I

    Crop stubble burning

    BBC posted an article Wednesday on Delhi Air Quality, noting Indian farmers and crop burning. And obv resulting pollution. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-59486806 Think BBC got their views from this nasa article. The data they uses comes from the Moderate Resolution Imaging...
  8. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  9. Clive

    Dispatches - Red Tractor

    Tonight Chanel 4 I’m told it’s not great news for Red Tractor about chicken / food standards but surely can’t be long until they get their teeth into the combinable crop protection racket !
  10. Agriland RSS

    Meeting specifications is key to maximising beef price

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Beef finishers who send cattle to the factory regularly will be well aware of the importance of meeting factory specifications and of presenting ‘in-spec’ cattle to achieve maximum beef price. Farmers receive a bonus for cattle which are ‘in-spec’ but...
  11. BuskhillFarm

    Map for Direct Drilling

    Is there a map for where people do more direct drilling over ploughing? Moving on from the ploughing is bad thread, where is the cross over point. Is it only for the big south of England farms? Where is is dry and sunny and warm? I’m in Northern Ireland, it’s damp and mild all year around. I...
  12. Brid @ ADAS

    Top cereal and oilseed growers honoured at the Yield Enhancement Network Awards 2021

    Despite an average growing year for most crops, many growers managed to go above and beyond their predicted max yields, with Lincolnshire grower Tim Lamyman taking the top spots for his wheat yields and his world record breaking winter barley yield. The highest cereal and oilseed yields...
  13. Agriland RSS

    New report shows a record-breaking year for the forestry market

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The forestry market has seen a record-breaking year, with average values more than double what they were three years ago and the total value of the forestry investment market reaching a new high, according to the latest UK Forest Market Report. The...
  14. J

    Cows gorging cake

    So in the latest antics of why I've had a f**king enough, a portion of the milkers (25ish) escaped last night and have broken through my gates (and of course bent them in the process) ans then helped themselves to a tonne of dry cow rolls, 1-2 t of calf cake and half a tonne of grass seed Do I...
  15. Farmdeals

    Albatross Biostimulant available

    Albatross® - Biostimulant Nurture and protect your crops with Albatross® The root to higher yields, you’ll sea! Albatross® is a highly concentrated liquid extract of the brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum that promotes healthier, higher yielding crops by increasing resource use efficiency...
  16. Bartholomews

    Monday Market Briefing - 22nd November 2021

    Markets jumped strongly out of the traps again this morning, continuing the sentiment of last week. The Australian harvest has become a stop/start affair due to wet weather and there is enough International tender activity to keep things interesting for now. UK feed wheat remains a hefty...
  17. Holsteinfriesian90

    Fleck Vs Monty.

    Just interested what are the main difference between the fleck and the monty? What cow would give higher solids? Anyone got both and what is the best? Thanks.
  18. Hooch

    Strip till

    Does anyone strip till for maize and if so what does it cost ?
  19. CPM RSS

    £27 million available as Farming Investment Fund opens

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine A fund of £27 million to invest in productivity-boosting equipment is now open to farmers with the launch of the Farming Investment Fund. Farmers, foresters and growers from across England are being urged to apply for grants to buy new equipment...
  20. Farmer mk1

    Paper waste and sewage sludge

    Hi, Does anyone use the paper waste for field nutrients. We have some land and there isn’t any body to the land, it ploughs like dust and just levels it’s self easy so want to put something back in to get some body in the land and can get paper locally and sewage sludge locally aswell so...