Rushes and Ivy


Livestock Farmer
I use Activate G in the mix for rushes. Seems too help, although I use Polo now (MCPA & 2-4D) rather than straight MCPA. Seems to have a more lasting effect. ?

Corteva Technical

On permanent grass the Pas + Tor agronomy pack is a good option for controlling docks, nettles and thistles. Use rate is 1l/ha Pas + 1l/ha Tor in 200 - 400litres of water

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed.

The survey, based on over 15,000 responses, concentrates on the health and well-being of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s.

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is a national charity that provides support to the farming community across England and Wales.

Mental health​

Mental well-being, the survey notes, describes our ability to cope with the ‘ups and downs’ of everyday life.

According to the survey, 14% of the farming community is ‘possibly depressed’ while...