Lakes Nash

Mixed Farmer
South lakes
got a few bits of sporadic patches of bracken in one of the upper fields, not worth a boom spray, what and when is the best time to eradicate it? just raising its head this week! which spray? as asulox is only available in July in large quantities,


Mixed Farmer
North Yorkshire
Possibly, I've used a variety of stuff in grass over the years, but it's only the things with 2-4d in where i can see where I've switched the sprayer on and off in corners and around electric poles.
Still get the odd bit of bracken growing but it gets a good 95% of it.

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...