DrWazzock's Recent Activity

  1. DrWazzock liked Kiwi Pete's post in the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    This is going to end in tears. If they want healthier soils then the money is better spent on education, research and development, than...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 10:20 PM
  2. DrWazzock liked Feldspar's post in the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    You could argue it the other way around (I have no idea which is the right way round): If profitability is really squeezed, people will...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 10:11 PM
  3. DrWazzock replied to the thread Member of the general public splattered with mud on bridle/public footpath.??.

    We had a bridle way near to us, used mainly by walkers and horse riders and the occasional tractor. Then somebody on the council had a...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 10:08 PM
  4. DrWazzock liked llamedos's post in the thread Member of the general public splattered with mud on bridle/public footpath.??.

    To be honest, I really dont give a sh!t, bridleways in the majority up here have no vehicular access, perhaps laws and paths are...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:57 PM
  5. DrWazzock liked Paddington's post in the thread Member of the general public splattered with mud on bridle/public footpath.??.

    Offer to wash 'er down with the hosepipe. ;)

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:56 PM
  6. DrWazzock liked Clive's post in the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    I agree, It bugs me that all these schemes never seem to reward early adopter and innovators ! yet these are the people that are the...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:53 PM
  7. DrWazzock liked Cowabunga's post in the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    Yes, mostly by keeping cows off fields when its wet. The ground pressure exerted by a cow's hoof is much much greater and goes deeper...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:52 PM
  8. DrWazzock liked farmerm's post in the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    I can see it now.. amongst a raft of new rules we will see Arable subs will only go to the direct drillers... Fields will be tested...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:52 PM
  9. DrWazzock replied to the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    If it works as requires and delivers then all well and good. My worry is that anything involving the RPA is 99% guaranteed to be a screw...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:47 PM
  10. DrWazzock replied to the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    Fair enough but it makes it look like a lame duck charity case when actually it saves me money and boosts my profits as well as...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:35 PM
  11. DrWazzock replied to the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    There will be freedom to farm if you don't want or need the King's Shilling. Environmental schemes don't cost nothing. I've generally...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:26 PM
  12. DrWazzock replied to the thread One Man to a Thousand Acres.

    I remember when our small town got a grant from the EU for IT. Some of the money was spent on a computer terminal at the railway...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 9:18 PM
  13. DrWazzock liked bumkin's post in the thread One Man to a Thousand Acres.

    as ive said before i used to go to sales in the east to buy my farm machinery they were crumbs off the rich mens tables unfortunately...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 8:59 PM
  14. DrWazzock replied to the thread George Eustace says we have to improve soil health.

    The danger is they start prescribing what they see as the solutions to the problem. But every farm is different. There is no right...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 8:56 PM
  15. DrWazzock liked 7610 super q's post in the thread One Man to a Thousand Acres.

    What happens when the one man is ill at a crucial time ? What will the robot do when a hydraulic pipe bursts ? How affordable will this...

    Nov 16, 2017 at 8:15 PM