I think most of us are aware of your situation but one has to start at the thin end of the wedge. Attacking the fact that dairy members have no choice isnt going to bring RT down, but attacking the unfairness of grain imports will
WE did this on the pilot last year - AHDB posted on here last year looking for participants.
For the time involved it wa a useful exercise that looked at the profitability of our business and the sectors within it. The figures were a snapshot that bore little relevance to reality without...
thats the problem weve had with a lot of our rented ground - drains are all there, just buried under 6"-12" of mud where ditches havent been cleared for years. Transformed the ground where we have got the drains working again.
As is the case with many other schemes, the main beneficiary will be the facilitators, consultants and providers of advice. As it stands, I think we are better off avoiding all the crap for token payment and concentrate on doing our job as well as we can.
They rang me the other day to ask if I was going ahead with the SFI pilot application. When I said I was not I was invited to give reasons - "pin back your lugholes!" :ROFLMAO:
Do you think they may be struggling to get enough participants to make it a worthwhile exercise?
Wow - a no vote here after having applied for the SFI initially. After reading into it have not applied and will avoid the final roll out on what I know at the moment. Somewhat surprised at the magnitude of the result of the poll
I am aware of a case where the same thing happened, except the farm owner wasnt having any of it! He was damn sure he wasnt responsible for the contamination and
demanded that they identify the type of antibiotic. The vets backed him and the long and short of it was that after a protracted...
I and several others I know of have cancelled our membership and our not inconsiderable insurance policies. The insurance policy loss won’t worry the nfu but it sure concentrates the minds of the group secretaries who I know pass back the reasons why they have been cancelled.