£5-6/acre depending on field and job size. That assumes 100 litres/ha water volume and good water supplied. My own cost is less than half that but that's because My farm is mostly ring fenced with regular shaped fields, 36m trailed sprayer that does liquid fertiliser too.
I agree about water. A clean water tank for spraying should be available for a sprayer man to use. Every farm should have one anyway in case there is a fire so the fire service can use it. You could be miles away from the nearest hydrant.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) has set out its plans for achieving net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions rom British Agriculture by 2040 – a decade ahead of the government’s ambition for the whole UK economy. NFU president Minette Batters first announced the net zero by 2040 goal at this year’s Oxford Farming Conference in […]