1. G

    The Anyone finished yet thread

  2. teslacoils

    The Juggle Between Protein, Yield & Straw

    So, just got the tests back to find my gleam wheat protein in the 13s. Not a bad thing, but also in a season of high yields and lots of straw, I was wondering how folk go about managing their N input timings to adjust this? Ideally, I'd take rather that nitrogen made grain rather than protein...
  3. CopperBeech

    Regen ag or re wilding.

    So I’ve been reading a fair bit about upland regenerative ag projects recently. Some of which seem to involve some famous faces and consultants. But it seems to me that a lot of what they are calling regen ag is really just rebranded rewilding with a small amount of livestock thrown in. Sort of...
  4. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    First insight into Canadian canola crop damage

    Following on from James's article yesterday, we now look in more detail at the state of the Canadian crop. The reduction in wheat in last week’s bullish USDA World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report took the spotlight. However, this August update gave insight into the...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Resistance emerging to key light leaf spot fungicide

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland The fungus responsible for light leaf spot, an important disease of oilseed rape, is showing increasing resistance to azole fungicides but not QoI or SDHI (succinate dehydrogenase inhibitor) fungicides. However, despite the differences identified in...
  6. W

    Early Christmas for arable producers?

    So some very impressive yields and prices being bandied about on the Combinable price tracker thread. Is it premature to say it would appear 21/22 is set to be a brilliant year for UK cereal growers - asking for a friend...
  7. A

    Access and vehicular obstruction

    So, have some rented ground, been on it circa 5 years and is located at the end of a fairly well populated area of a local village. There is a bend in the road about mid way along the access and generally speaking I've not had any issues getting in and out with tractor and bale trailer (28Ft)...
  8. cotswold farmer 1977

    Siskin Wheat

    Our Siskin is doing really well this year, 10.6t/ha over weighbridge with good grain quality, 79kg 12.7protein, how are others faring? Have grown it now for five years was going to switch to extase but unsure. Last years crop was pretty average and no where near skyfall yields. It would appear...
  9. Bossfarmer

    The giant fert price rise!!!!

    As we all know cereal prices are strong again this year but the cost of growing them has increased sharply, im interested to know how much fert people are using on their crops does anyone put p & k on seperately as well as the compound at drilling? below are my applications for laureate malting...
  10. Gone Shooting

    Continual Spring Wheat

    Have a field in second continuous spring wheat and doing a great job on the blackgrass problem. Question is if we carry on would it get take all or is it a bit risky - tia .
  11. Kevtherev

    Farming in the future

    What do we reckon is ahead of us ? More tech more regulation? More plant based farming??? Where does the predominantly livestock based small family farm fit in in the future?
  12. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lorry driver shortage

    How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
  13. W

    Extase potential problems

    I have heard from my agronomist today that someone not far from me PE9 postcode, has been harvesting extase with a yield of about 2 t/ha. Apparently KwS are looking into this. Has anyone else had any problems.?
  14. MX7

    The size of rape seed from modern varieties.

    Is it my imagination but to me rape seed seems smaller than it used to be? Is the smaller seed one of the reasons, rape yields aren’t like they used to be?