Ensuring adequate slurry storage and straw requirements this winter
Martin Merrick
With nearly all cattle housed across the country, it’s time to put pen to paper and see if you have enough slurry storage in your tanks and straw in your sheds for the coming winter.
26 October 2022 News
A resourceful organic tillage farm in France
There was a clear plan and focus on efficiency on this organic farm in France, with plenty of innovation too. Siobhán Walsh reports.
21 September 2022 Husbandry
Cycle swings back to planting yet again
Getting some planting done early removes some risk but doing all one's planting early adds substantially to other risks.
Harvest lingers while oilseed rape planting continues
While recent rain will be seen as a benefit for most farmers, it is adding to the difficulties in getting harvesting completed in northern counties
7 September 2022 Husbandry
Tillage Management: harvest lingers as planting gets under way
Low recent rainfall and dry seedbeds make it important to carefully manage moisture loss following cultivation.
24 August 2022 Husbandry
New EU fertiliser regulations on organic products
Plant bio-stimulants will fall under these regulations and as a result may be subject to more scrutiny and will need to carry the CE mark to be sold in the single market.