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    Save the countryside

    Just heard headline on News 24 , "beavers to be released to save the countryside" , well that's a relief , at least we can all sleep well now ,,, assuming they mean beaver animals before anyone gets to excited
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    I thought they were banned

    Neonicotinoids , apparently not if you reading Saturdays Times paper , is this correct or just banned in agriculture and if it's wrong will it be addressed by our representatives
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    Big Thanks to TFF

    Just wanted to say a Big thanks to everyone who runs , contribute's to TFF , with the loss of a normal social life , restrictions at market, ag shows etc for the last 16months because of C19 , I'm sure I'm not the only one to have missed the 1to 1 social side of farming and found solice in...
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    Gretna , Charolais & A/Angus cattle

    Sad news about the death of Alasdair Houston , farmer , businessman & owner of the Gretna herds of pedigree cattle who I'm sure many of TFF members will have seen and spoken to at pedigree bull sales not particularly old either RIP
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    Ewe in a car

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    Dog stealing

    How do we reduce the risk from these utter low lifes , can live with the daily risk of workshop being cleared out , quad bike disappearing, Land Rover not there in the morning, the diesel tank emptied on a windy night , but if my dogs disappear !!!! Time is ticking to when there's going to...
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    World price tracker

    Would there be any interest in a thread where anyone on TFF could look to see the price of wheat , beef , lamb , fertiliser , ect from around the world , I see there are a few members from other countries on TFF , wether it's just a simple thread title put up and see what happens or something...
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    620 hp in 1982

    anyone know what happened to this machine, looks hell of a project
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    SAI Global

    Just paying the annual "protection fee" and noticed that I'm charged a Royalty, what's that for ?
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    Roundup & foot paths

    would I be right in thinking most foot paths on arable land are sprayed off with something that contains glysophate, given the recent court case in USA and talk of local authorities stopping using the chemical , would you be making a rod for your own back (ie potential litigation from foot path...
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    Who is Walterp

    has a lot to say
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    Reviving new born calf

    what to you do , lambs can go under a lamp or box next to aga , big calf today found 6.30am cow calved on own ,but calf had got cold , tubed it , rubbed it down really well , covered it in couple towels & straw to try retain body heat , but not looking good
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    dd cropping uk

    Just done a google search "dd cropping uk" there's ample info, but not what I expected, but I'm probably just too naive
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    Free Trade Beef

    Assuming beef farming is going to have to compete with unrestricted tariff free imports post 2020, what do farmers in say USA, Australia, South America receive for a good fat beast , (convert into £'s please)
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    JCB or Manitou

    Have had a couple of Manitou 735's over the last ten yrs ,mechanically have been very good only problems been leaks on oil pipes , odd leaking water pipe & they seem to eat fan belts ,hydraulic pump belt , so we change belt's every yr, last time we changed had JCB 531 demo good bit of kit...
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