Drilled a couple of acres extra just after bank holiday. It’s only small but getting it’s first true leaves. It’s getting a little bit of damage from csfb, anyone got any thoughts if I gave it an application of pig slurry, would it scorch the leaves?
The majority has worked very well, the tine drill into chopped barley is all near perfect.
I think why that field of stripped didn’t work was more to do with poor underlying soil health and it has needed mole draining for a few years. The crop came just not well enough and I don’t want to spend all winter nursing it. We miles, chicken mucked then shallow cultivated and broadcast a cover crop.
Machinery was destroyed – along with a shed and a number of bales – in an overnight farm fire in Co. Down over the weekend – which is the latest in a series of shed fires believed to be started deliberately.
In a statement on social media, local members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) confirmed the news of the incident, which took place near Banbridge...