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  1. Sonoftheheir

    Someone let the cat out of the bag…..

    BBC news reporting a government research paper has been hastily deleted from the Behavioural insights unit (AKA HM Gov media manipulation dept) Their plans laid out bare! Climate plan urging plant-based diet shift deleted https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-58981505
  2. Sonoftheheir

    Essar Oils pulling a CF?

    Will they take advantage of the current situation? https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/7d386c68-1e05-11ec-9699-f7cb5224a0e1?shareToken=5c278330a2f4676c006a6c5660c6d1d5
  3. Sonoftheheir

    100,000 pigs to be destroyed

    A Couple of weeks ago the news was reporting that up to 100,000 Pigs would have to be destroyed due to foreign labour shortage. Has it happened yet?
  4. Sonoftheheir

    Gas banger gun field fire

    Just thought I’d mention,Neighbours gas banger bird scarer caused a fire today in his winter barley. I called the fire brigade and they managed to get it under control without losing much of the field. Luckily the wind was blowing away from the field.
  5. Sonoftheheir

    Spraying Weather 🤔

    How come local mr big farmer can spray in any conditions? -
  6. Sonoftheheir

    Potato storage problems

    Not sure if you’ve seen this but looks like finally someone has decided to try and ask CRD to pull their finger out!
  7. Sonoftheheir

    Fendt 718 wheels

    Will row crops set for 72” on an old shape 718 (2010) go onto a new shape 718 (2013) without any alteration?
  8. Sonoftheheir

    David Brown 990 Hydraulic oil fill point

    Morning all, Where is the fill point on a 1976 DB 990? And is the sight glass on the left hand side the level? Thanks, Gary
  9. Sonoftheheir

    School Covid testing Q’s

    I have a couple of questions, maybe one of you more informed people could help me with pls? So all pupils that returning to school next wk are expected to have a lateral flow Covid test. So this will potentially add several million more results to the the tests carried out data Yes? And will...
  10. Sonoftheheir

    Batteries for 1993 MF 3085

    Always have trouble starting this tractor, we put 2 Yuasa 70ah 570a’s on a couple of years back, bought from local MF dealer. Could we change the batteries for up-rated ones to start it easier? Or is it something else wrong? The batteries never have seemed good from the start.
  11. Sonoftheheir

    Heathrow

    Just seen Heathrow packed with people on the news, where the feck are they going??
  12. Sonoftheheir

    Green star not working since update

    Morning all, in January our local JD dealer said we needed an update on our star fire 3000 with 2600 screen. We bought this new in 2013 with our combine. We have a bracket and harness set up on our Fendt 718 and transfer the kit between the combine and the tractor as needed. He brought down a...
  13. Sonoftheheir

    Has Covid lived up to your expectations?

    Well a year ago I was worried, what was going to happen? Would food stop coming from the EU? Would all of my family die from Covid? Would we have to arm ourselves to defend the farm and our produce? My agronomist said to me once, things are never as good as you think they’re going to be, but...
  14. Sonoftheheir

    Amazon AD3000 drill rat damage

    Morning All, what with the weather and the Christmas break the drill was left in the shed with wheat seed in it. Since then rodents have been having a field day they’ve eaten through wires, chewed some plastic bits and been pulling the wheat out from the meter wheels (after gnawing them flat...
  15. Sonoftheheir

    The benevolent EU grants us 3rd country status for most produce

    Well this is good news, especially for the Irish potato job! (*Disclaimer except potato seed!) EU to allow post-Brexit UK farm produce exports https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-55433319
  16. Sonoftheheir

    Potato exports after 31st December

    Has anyone heard if anyone is trying to sort out this mess? AHDB? NFU?
  17. Sonoftheheir

    Bread price going up

    Apparently wheat has gone up 40% so everyone’s going to have to pay more for their bread!.... what % of price does the flour cost in a loaf? Bread price may rise after dire UK wheat harvest https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-53921121
  18. Sonoftheheir

    A level geography survey for my daughter

    Good evening, Not sure where to post this but my daughter has made a short survey for her Geography A level and asked me to post it on here. Seems fairly short and simple to me, could some of you fill it out please? Thank you in advance, Gary...
  19. Sonoftheheir

    Potato blankets/ fleeces

    Morning All, Years ago we used to buy potato blankets that you rolled out on top of the heap to insulate them. I’m sure the firm was Harrison’s? Does anyone know if they stiff sell them? Or is there a better alternative? tia Gary
  20. Sonoftheheir

    JD3350 value

    Afternoon, I have a friend after a tractor for his small holding. Won’t be doing much work but he likes the look of this - https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293579042033 What do you guys and gals think? I know nothing about JD’s! TIA Gary
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