Rush Control, red water and keeping an eye on stock bulls
Adam Woods
Helpful tips and advice for drystock farms.
25 February 2022 Schemes
One week before land maintenance rules kick in
From 1 March, a multitude of land maintenance tasks will be prohibited for a period of six months.
18 February 2022 News
Our machines: tractors, diggers, ploughs, dozers, a dumper and a vintage combine
Young Adam Doran wants to be a contractor like his father when he grows up. That means doing a lot of work on other people’s land including a lot of drainage work.
Farmer Writes: progressing with fieldwork in dry conditions
The unusually dry ground conditions have been ideal for getting drainage works out of the way early in the year, writes Gerald Potterton.
2 February 2022 Farmer Writes
White diesel needed for tractor runs, says HMRC
HMRC has said the purpose of tractor runs and ploughing matches will be deemed as pleasure, rather than agricultural work.
19 January 2022 News
Dos and don’ts of calf shed design
Aidan Brennan highlights some of the things that farmers should and shouldn’t do when constructing or modifying a calf shed.
19 January 2022 Calves
Dairying on high-risk soils ‘prime targets’ for slurry inspections
Derogation farmers have been told to expect an increased number of inspections to ensure compliance with slurry rules.
19 January 2022 News
Nitrogen and nitrous oxide in tillage soils
Tillage soils tend to be much lower emitters of nitrous oxide because the soil is aerated during cultivation, but compaction caused by heavy machinery can change this situation.
1 January 2022 Husbandry