DrWazzock's Recent Activity

  1. DrWazzock liked Wombat's post in the thread Is it worth the hassle?.

    In our experience you still get a fine even if it's right at the inspection so there is no real incentive to actually bother. For me...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 3:41 PM
  2. DrWazzock replied to the thread Buying retail, selling wholesale.

    I already notice around here that we have more and more short term "extractive" farming arrangements. The dairy farms went first. These...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 3:40 PM
  3. DrWazzock replied to the thread Buying retail, selling wholesale.

    Lets face it, big or small, it's a hobby. While it's enjoyable it's alright. But it's getting less and less so as as it becomes more...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:33 PM
  4. DrWazzock liked Walterp's post in the thread Buying retail, selling wholesale.

    Adam Smith was fond of 'the natural price' of grain - in a world without economic shocks, that price which was above the cost of...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:31 PM
  5. DrWazzock replied to the thread Is it worth the hassle?.

    That's the sort of thing we do. We don't claim on it all either to leave a bit of room for error. I generally claim about a hectare less...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 2:27 PM
  6. DrWazzock replied to the thread Is it worth the hassle?.

    Hedges are already protected by the planning system anyway. I can't see why they were ever included in the CAP at all. In reality most...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 1:41 PM
  7. DrWazzock replied to the thread Is it worth the hassle?.

    I have just the left the hedges as the RPA think they are and claimed on those that actually do exist. I'd be submitting about a dozen...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 1:38 PM
  8. DrWazzock replied to the thread lloyds bank dumping small farmer to call center.

    Call centres are all very well until something big or complicated needs doing. Then they are completely useless. I never could...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 9:20 AM
  9. DrWazzock liked nick...'s post in the thread lloyds bank dumping small farmer to call center.

    Be nice if the banks read this and done something about it instead of treating us like shite Nick...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
  10. DrWazzock liked Kiwi Pete's post in the thread Walter P...Brexit..Farmers...Turkeys.

    All pivotal moments in history have relied on fear for the turkeys to unite as one - eg religious battles, '9/11', 'The Reichstag'... it...

    Jun 17, 2018 at 9:06 AM
  11. DrWazzock replied to the thread Buying an old sp sprayer.

    We bought a HiLo in about 2005. We are still using it on 200 acres. We had a wheel motor fail about a year after we bought it but no...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:54 PM
  12. DrWazzock replied to the thread Your current weather..

    Just had 5mm in 5 minutes here. Thankfully the spring barley is still upright. It will do a bit of good.

    Jun 16, 2018 at 8:44 PM
  13. DrWazzock replied to the thread Spring crops really struggling.

    We only seem to get a tantalisingly small amount of rain. Crops are just about surviving though not prospering. Burning off a bit on...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:58 AM
  14. DrWazzock replied to the thread Comfort eating.

    But what are we going to replace those models with? I have the feeling that if we couldn't make the existing models work, then we can't...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:50 AM
  15. DrWazzock liked endeavour's post in the thread Comfort eating.

    Walter, Simple Saes here again agree that quality of politicians is low and hence public engagement is now abysmal but if you are so...

    Jun 16, 2018 at 10:39 AM