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  1. DrWazzock replied to the thread Farm gate potato’s.

    Not that long ago my mate was bagging them up and sending them to the Canary Islands for £3 per bag. Nobody "sells" potatoes. They "get...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 3:47 PM
  2. DrWazzock replied to the thread Farm gate potato’s.

    £5 per bag on average for my entire living memory of 40 years. Same story with a lot of agricultural commodities. If it's going to be...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 3:29 PM
  3. DrWazzock liked fingermouse's post in the thread Farm gate potato’s.

    We gave up spuds altogether in 2015 We were down to about 5 acres by then and all bag trade at the gate Though it was 2005 when we...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 3:25 PM
  4. DrWazzock liked Whitewalker's post in the thread Funerals and the endless march of time.

    Maybe our brains can’t even comprehend what the big picture is . We humans like to put things in a box , to feel we know everything or...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 1:58 PM
  5. DrWazzock replied to the thread Farm gate potato’s.

    I bought a small scale washer and built my own air drier out of a couple of industrial fan heaters and some wire supermarket baskets....

    Jan 21, 2018 at 1:41 PM
  6. DrWazzock replied to the thread Farm gate potato’s.

    Did this up to last year. No problems with legalities. Bad backs, folks calling at all hours, and the general hassle of it were more of...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 1:09 PM
  7. DrWazzock replied to the thread Rear discharge spreaders ? the good , bad and ugly!!.

    I am doing up a 20 year old Triffit. Needed nylon bushes for the front roller and got them next day.(y) She was nearly too rusted to be...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 12:57 PM
  8. DrWazzock liked Clever Dic's post in the thread Funerals and the endless march of time.

    I honestly think when many of us fear death we are fearing irrelevance, it is our ego struggling to really understand that no matter...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 9:38 AM
  9. DrWazzock liked silverfox's post in the thread Funerals and the endless march of time.

    I spread my dad’s ashes on the top field. I will remember him more doing that than visiting a churchyard . It’s the weirdest feeling...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 9:37 AM
  10. DrWazzock liked ewald's post in the thread Algebra.

    Algebra is an essential part of engineering and science - if it isn’t taught in school we have no technology. There is no way of knowing...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 8:36 AM
  11. DrWazzock replied to the thread Algebra.

    Imaginary numbers for example the square root of minus 1, which is known as i or sometimes j. Actually used to express the impedance of...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 12:47 AM
  12. DrWazzock replied to the thread Algebra.

    Couldn't function without it. Spraying is flow = k X square root of pressure So if I know the jug flow at a certain pressure I can...

    Jan 21, 2018 at 12:33 AM
  13. DrWazzock replied to the thread Time to go into sheep and flax approaching?.

    Sheep and linseed. Sheep the most difficult livestock we have. Linseed the most difficult arable crop I have ever grown. I have seen...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 6:17 PM
  14. DrWazzock replied to the thread Funerals and the endless march of time.

    Very difficult to comprehend and I often wonder about it. But every night I go to sleep and although on some nights I dream, on some...

    Jan 20, 2018 at 3:04 PM
  15. DrWazzock replied to the thread British farmers some of the most inefficient in the world!!!?.

    And banning neonics will take us back to the 1970's with the sugar beet. Totally agree with your post.

    Jan 18, 2018 at 9:36 PM