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    Laid Concrete Cost

    Could someone please advise on a budget figure for concreting a farm yard. Assume a price per 6 cube load with mesh on a prepared base. Many thanks
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    Blackgrass

    Just sat pondering the dreaded blackgrass while I enjoy a Saturday morning brew. I have been trying to think of the way the weed grows throughout the season and if it has weakness? For the life of me I can't think what this weakness might be to even begin to exploit this as a means of control...
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    Damp Patches On Block Wall

    Does anyone have any recommendations for a product to stop a bit of damp coming through a concrete block wall in a grain store? The wall has been up a number of years, there has been a small amount of corn sticking to the inside of the wall in a few places, this really needs treating to stop it...
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    Price For Irrigating

    If it were possible to get a neighbour to apply 25mm of irrigated water to a field, what would a reasonable market rate be for such an application?
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    Sieve sizes for beans

    Could anyone please help with experiences of cleaning up a bean sample for seed, either winter or spring beans. I am looking for top and bottom sieve hole size and shape ie round or slotted holes. Many thanks.
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    OSR And The Dreaded Flea Beetle

    There must be a huge amount of OSR establishment on here with trying to establish OSR in the face of ever increasing pressure from Flea Beetle. If we all share what has worked and more importantly what hasn't worked we might be able to see some sort of trend? Perhaps someone has used a novel...
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    Squirrels in Grainstore

    Could anyone please suggest the best type of feeder to get squirrels to take bait in and around a grainstore. Many thanks.
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    Combine Harvester and Accessories: John Deere - T660 Hillmaster

    Combine Harvester and Accessories: John Deere - T660 Hillmaster Category: Combine Harvester and Accessories Manufacturer: John Deere Price: Price on application Condition: Used Description: 2013 John Deere T660 Hillmaster Combine. 25 foot header, trailer, straw chopper, chaff spreader, Zurn...
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    Grassweed seeds

    Does anyone have any hard evidence on the viability of Blackgrass or Ryegrass seeds that have been through an AD plant? My thought is that seeds have evolved to survive the guts of ruminants which is basically what an AD plant is but a typical crop based system will have a retention period of...
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    Sly Ag drill

    Not really into machinery much myself but the new drill from Sly did catch my eye. http://www.slyfrance.com/en/boss/
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    Anyone want to join an EEC?

    It would appear to me that there is common ground with both Bremainers and Brexiters disliking the fact that the EU has become an economic and social union. My question is; If the EU reverted to being solely about assisting businesses to trade goods and services within the member states and...
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    Anyone for a Brexit ?

    This is, arguably the biggest issue that UK agriculture could face for many years. What would UK ag look like if we were not part of the European Union? Yes, we would not have to pay our current levy to the EU but would we (like Norway) have to pay into the EU in order to trade with them? Would...
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    Gloucester to York

    Trailed cultivator to move from Gloucester to approx 25 miles north of York. Item wont be heavy but is quite long. Many Thanks
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    Peed off

    Well, I don't know about anyone else but personally I am sick of blackgrass. I would like to start a thread for everyone to post their ideas for blackgrass control. I am not talking about just ploughing, stale seedbeds etc but radical new ideas. Between us we may just come up with an idea that...
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