This came from a chat with 2 local big co tractors talking about how things are changing, mini.al passes, cut fuel and man hours, minimise compaction etc to then seeing the opposite end of the spectrum happening in the same postcode. That's all.
I'm not an arable man but keep an eye on hat's happening and am interested in the way the industry is headed.
A fella near us has been sowing spring barley after getting caught out in the back end and left with a few hundred unsown acres.
Most fields were disced twice, subsoiled, roterrad...
Nothing sadder than those wrapped up in the idea that they're impressing everyone by being at work all the time. Utterly tragic as many are laughed at rather than admired. Anyone can do whatever they want in my mind, and fair play, but most of these 'look at me' types , stubbornly working away...
Nearly a week in here and still flattened. Taste and smell fine, I've not had a temperature and i have no chest tightnesss....but I am absolutely shattered all the time, to the extent i havent got the energy to walk, and sleeping more than i'm awake. Rancid.
However you decide to do fencing or hedging (ie yourself of get someone in), once don do you just contact the RPA and claim for the full value of the allowance? What sort of invoices do they require?
Never really though about it but after previous horrendous dealings I want to get it right.