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  1. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    Oddly i was told Yara would be good to use - even if i wouldnt ever buy their products.
  2. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    quick one as ive finally got the go ahead to book an agronomist in for minerla soil tests - anything worth specifically asking for.?.. so far - Soil OM, PH , then P, K, Mg being on limestone i wonder if Ca is also worth looking at? anything worth NOT getting?
  3. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    indeed - or you could just wing it like many of us - ie read the book - ask questions and crack on... sorry im a tight barsteward
  4. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    @Samcowman only thing wirth concidering is shade in the tripple setup (wwhich is also what i would suggest) so maybe just an old haywagon or such that you could deploy if it got real hot/wet/windy.
  5. ShooTa

    Sheep "contraception"

    rams stop being recieved around now - or am i thinking wrong?
  6. ShooTa

    Reels for mob grazing

    taragate reels with polybraid - most of my distances are 200m or less - those combined with rappa posts is ideal - i run 2 wires on my reels.
  7. ShooTa

    Food education at Groundswell 2021

    there was a cracking doctor at the ORFC talks - i cant rem her name of the top of my head. She would be good.
  8. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    i looked at the £50 diesel pump battery ones, havnt commited yet. might be the answer
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    5 acre regenerative pasture experiment

    poultry for the wireworm issue?>
  10. ShooTa

    Moving sheep on a road signage

    do it - roads are meant to be for livestock ! esp now.
  11. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    john was that jairo restrepos concoction that elain was putting down?
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    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    .. sorrynotsorry how to cut balewrap...might be different to petes//
  13. ShooTa

    Could this be the next problem , with all the issues with run off and rivers

    a good case for some proper multispecies crops - something with different height mixtures which would then leave residues?
  14. ShooTa

    Bird flu national lockdown

    your better at free-range/mobile any fixed infrastructure gets the rodents - and the more rodents the higher the chance... Surely we want a avian flock which is healthy from AF? weve seen that with covid that lockdowns slow but dont fix - so maybe having traditional robust breeds is the way...
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    Chainsaw PPE advice please?

    oregon or stihl basic trousers with suspenders. huskyvarna helmet (good visibility for price) - gloves - choice is yours but i enjoy the arbotech ones. boots - again maybe arbotech but its really up to you but the wellies are a pita and cumbersome. then a belt for putting Firstaid kit etc on -...
  16. ShooTa

    George Monbiot, neonics, and the NFU

    fab thanks - so more like dutch elm disease... got it .
  17. ShooTa

    George Monbiot, neonics, and the NFU

    Ill bite - as i know very little about it - but even if the EU has the derogation - wouldnt it look good for ukag to be better? ~are the seedeating bugs that bad for SB in the UK? conversly should we be even trying to grow it then? and if we dont get the derogation what alternatives are there...
  18. ShooTa

    Ford 3000 hydraulics/lift issues

    youtube is your friend - search ford 3000 and ford 4000 lift arms and you should find loads - saw several yesterday as i was looking for some rebuild videos.
  19. ShooTa

    Bird flu national lockdown

    thisll be a barrel of laughs then.
  20. ShooTa

    "Improving Our Lot" - Planned Holistic Grazing, for starters..

    all caught up again.. really enjoyed the dick richardson video - i like the simplicity of that style of base setup he talks about

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