Recent content by onthehoof

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    Loaded up and trucking!!

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    Is it going to rain again or is this 1976 mark 2??

    Wondered where all the water was coming from
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    Missing farmer

    Hope he has been found but sharing just in case
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    Police Hit Cow

    We had a bullock get on an airfield a few years back, firearms chap shot it straight between the eyes from about 50 yards with ball bearing 12 bore - they’re usually well trained.
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    Natural England knows best?

    As I understand it the new Elms scheme is a reimbursement for income forgone for taking environmental measures, so if they are are only giving you back what you have lost is it not better to carry on as you are, keep the income and farm how you want without all the hassle, or am I being naiive.
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    Your current weather.

    Still too dry here, keep missing it 😦
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    Andrew Blenkiron

    Sorry you might need to squint a bit, time to have a tidy up and while your at it blow the whistle on your untidy neighbour 🤫
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    Mid tier claim form

    Did this online, had email yesterday as reminder saying you can check progress so logged in, status says 'submitted - awaiting evidence' but when I've rechecked the form the rotational options parcel numbers boxes aren't filled in, I thought I'd done this but now doubting myself, is it just how...
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    Where's spring?

    Still too dry here, hoping pasting that might change things
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    What % are you today thread?

    Is there another thread on this
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    What % are you today thread?

    About 50%, hard to get above that these days, keep thinking best years are behind us, not much to look forward to, either too wet or too dry, grass barely growing, just been through 2 years of Tb testing due to neighbour breakdown so run cattle numbers down just as prices pick up, spring barley...
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    Andrew Blenkiron

    As FW keeps reminding us the industry needs new foward thinking young farmers with innovative ideas, not the old stuck in their ways cronies who know nothing. They forget that these old farmers were once the young farmers they so desperately crave. I find this whole agenda particularly...
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    Farmer Roy's Random Thoughts - I never said it was easy.

    Heck what's it coming to? Kiwis now stealing our chocolate pudding Market 😧
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    Mid tier claim form

    I was accepted for a mid tier scheme last Autumn. Do I need to submit an annual claim form to receive payment as per Environmental Stewardship. Thanks
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    Is it going to rain again or is this 1976 mark 2??

    Puddles here 🤗