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Video: Krone BiGX 1180 - largest forage harvester in the world

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The first cut was June. The grass is mowed, swathed, chopped and silaged at the farm.

This shredder chain consists of the new forage harvester Krone BigX 1180 and three downhill trucks, consisting of John Deere 6250R and 6215R with Krone chaff transport car. The swath is created with a KRONE Swadro 1400 Plus four-rotor rake pulled by a Fendt Vario.

130.81 acres, Marlow, Buckinghamshire

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For Sale - £1,700,000


Approx 130.81 acres (52.93 ha) for sale as a whole or in up to 6 lots

The property comprises of approximately 130.81 acres of farmland previously forming part of Copy Farm in an attractive rural setting yet within close proximity to Marlow.
The land is offered as a whole or in up to 6 lots divided into a number of fields which have been used for both arable and grassland production historically.
The property provides southerly and...

127 Heritage Graziers & Loopy Ewes

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127 Heritage Graziers & Loopy Ewes

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Tonight I talked to James and Katie Allen about how they got from civil engineering, software developing, and graphic design, to finding each other again and farming together in the Cotswolds, and the many challenges they've overcome along the way.

With special guest appearance from baby Jack..


Live exporter charged with animal cruelty over deadly Awassi shipment

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Live exporter charged with animal cruelty over deadly Awassi shipment

Written by Calla Wahlquist

Emanuel Exports and two former directors charged after more than 2,400 sheep died of heat stress on voyage to Middle East, leading to federal crackdown

Live export company Emanuel Exports has been charged with breaching animal welfare laws in a deadly shipment that was...

Harvest 2019 Day 10

Metaldehyde slug pellet ban overturned following legal challenge

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Written by Rachel Martin

In an unprecedented move, the decision by the former Secretary of State for the Environment to ban metaldehyde slug pellet products has been declared unlawful.

In December, Defra ruled to withdraw all products containing metaldehyde with immediate effect.

However, the High Court has approved an order, agreed this week by the company that’s challenged the legality of...

Farmers dodge a bullet as HMRC loses case on VAT recovery for farm subsidy entitlement purchases

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Written by John Swire

Following The Supreme Court’s decision today to rule in favour of Frank Smart & Sons Ltd regarding VAT repayment on the purchase of farm entitlement to CAP subsidy, HMRC will find it more difficult to restrict VAT recovery

Frank Smart & Sons Ltd, a family owned farming company in Aberdeenshire today won its case against HMRC regarding the claim for the repayment of VAT...

New UK border campaign tackles dangerous threat of African Swine Fever

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Written by Rachel Martin

A new campaign has been launched today (July 31) at the UK’s border to help keep the deadly pig disease African Swine Fever (ASF) out of the country.

Although the disease poses no threat to human health, it is fatal for pigs and has already spread widely across Asia and parts of Central and Eastern Europe. Cases have also been reported throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.


Carter Jonas Reacts to the Prime Minister’s Visit to Wales

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Written by John Swire

Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, has reacted to the Prime Minister’s visit to Wales today to meet with rural communities and discuss the impact of Brexit on agriculture. The company’s rural division advises farmers and landowners across England and Wales.

Mark Charter, partner, Carter Jonas, said: “It is significant that Boris Johnson has made early visits...

Looking For Work 2.7ton Digger and driver available (Herefordshire & Shropshire)

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2.7 ton zero swing digger available with driver throughout Hereford and Shropshire.

Looking for work, odd days or full weeks.

Fully insured.

Contact for more information and a chat.

Steve Bell on Boris Johnson's visit to Wales – cartoon

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Steve Bell on Boris Johnson's visit to Wales – cartoon

Written by Steve Bell

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77: Martin Williams interviews the AHDB

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77: Martin Williams interviews the AHDB

Written by AHDB

Monitor Farmer, Martin Williams speaks to AHDB's Market Intelligence Analyst, Peter Collier in an open discussion about his role at the AHDB, his thoughts on exports and the global market.

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104 acres, Land at Pond Hall and Blue House Farms, Wix, Essex

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For Sale - Guide Price £875,000


  • Productive Arable Land
  • Small area of Woodland
The land totals approx. 104.19 acres (42.16 hectares) and comprises 4 arable fields, 2 areas of woodland, and a recently formed area of yard/hardstanding.
The arable area extends to a total of about 98.68 acres (39.93 hectares) which is all registered on the RPA as eligible for Basic Payments.
The land is undulating...

Tractor registrations fall in H1 2019

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Written by Jamie Day

Tractor sales for the first half of 2019 are down by 5% from the previous year but fell by a sharp 13% in the month of June. Tractor sales are a traditional indicator of farmers’ confidence to invest in their businesses. The Agricultural Engineers’ Association (AEA) reports that 6,198 units of 50 horsepower and above […]

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**Farm Of The WEEK** Substantial 175 Ac. Arable Farm Co. Tipperary

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An ideal opportunity to acquire a very substantial block of productive versatile farmland.

Find out more about this agricultural property here

65-year-old shot in armed robbery on UK farm

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Written by Agriland Team

Detectives have launched an investigation after a man was shot and firearms stolen during an armed robbery on a farm in the UK.

Taking place in Lancashire, England, police were called around 9:40pm yesterday, Sunday, July 28, to a report a man had been injured during a robbery at a farm on Back Lane, Aughton.

“Officers, including armed police, attended the address and...

Video: Landmark Agricultural Bill to deliver a Green Brexit

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From DEFRA: Introduction of the Agriculture Bill is an historic moment as we leave the EU and move towards a brighter future for farming, giving us an opportunity to deliver a green brexit.

Video: New Q5M! How to attatch Quicke Companion to Fendt 516

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We have made an edit showing how to attach the loader to our Fendt 516 ProfiPlus. The difference to this loader on the attaching is basically just the Q Companion wiring.

Situation Vacant Tractor driving bury st Edmunds area,suffolk

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Ok I’m posting this for a neighbor who is not on here.he wants advert to read,
Tractor driver required for carting onions and potatoes in the bury area.long hours to be done when requested including weekend work.rate of pay to match experience.for more details please call Tim on 07736830473.thank you

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