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    Ukrainian food article on BBC app.

    Can someone download the attached article. Thankyou if anyone can.
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    Has any member converted “Harlow”wooden stables to open plan accommodation?

    We have some redundant Harlow wooden stables that we are considering turning in to accommodation. If feasible we would make it open plan with one double bed, very much like how they lay out the new “Shepherd Huts”. Has any body done the above, was it worth it ? Thanks for any negative or...
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    Converting wooden stables to accommodation?

    We have 4 wooden stables which we are considering converting to accommodation ,for either students at RAU Cirencester (as not far away), Airbnb or a long term let. I would very much like to know if any TFF members have successfully converted wooden stables for Airbnb/ holiday lets or long...
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    The conflict of growing crops for biomass or food.

    The looming world tight supply of cereals/ maize(corn), makes me question the growing of crops , worldwide, for biomass to feed AD facilities , versus using the same amount of ha’s to grow cereals for human /animal consumption. Worldwide I wonder how many ha’s of biomass crops are grown to feed...
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    Strange problem in OSR.?

    :scratchhead: Any suggestions what caused the rape to go like the pics show. It’s not my rape but never seen anything like it before.
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    Pig and Poultry farmers.

    May I suggest you put your situation on the “Combinable Price Tracker” sticky ,thread on the forum, to put your point of view. We are /were all farmers.
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    I think this tractor needs front end weights!!!

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    C3 and C4 types of photosynthesis.

    I was told a long time ago that Maize grows in a different way to most plants. At long last I have found what the difference is ,Maize Uses C4 type photos synthesis compared to most other plants using C3 photosynthesis. From what I can make out C4 photosynthesis is much better for taking up...
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    Moisture content of wood chip?

    What is the approx range of moisture contents of wood chip used in farm/ industrial wood furnaces that are used for indirectly heating greenhouses, warehouse , groups of estate domestic cottages/houses etc etc.
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    Having pickup windows blacked to stop prying eyes.

    I am considering having the windows on my pickup , blacked( or what ever it is called )to help prevent people noticing my border terrier in my truck, as concerned some “scumbag” may notice him and smash a window and pinch him, if I have to leave the vehicle locked in a secluded place even for a...
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    Refurbished Trolley jack supplier?

    Can anyone suggest where I can purchase a refurbished trolley jack and what lifting capacity to you find most useful in the workshop. Thanks for any suggestions.
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    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
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    Which worldwide Computer Programmes / Models , do Cereal commodity futures dealers go by?

    I ask the thread title, due to the situation arising from the conflict in the Ukraine,which will lead to a much reduced harvest in that country effecting combinable world grain and oilseed production this year and more than lightly next year 2023 worldwide. It is obviously in the interests of...
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    Hiding who really owns Oligarchs property.

    From what little I have read on BBC news app,it seems that it is very hard to find out who really owns London properties and for that matter other property that have supposedly been bought with money originating from Oligarchs. Seems unbelievable to me that this is possible but it obviously...
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    Claas combine CEMOS system ?H

    If you operate a Claas combine with the CEMOS system, what do you think of it as regards getting max performance out of the combine. Is it very easy to set up, as just been viewing some set up videos which imply to me it’s a bit complicated. Thanks for any info.
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    What’s the difference between “Regenarative Farming” and traditional “Mixed Farming”?

    As above. I would have thought that the traditional mixed farming system ,utilising Grass leys for livestock, and then planting cereals into those leys is the same as regenerative farming :scratchhead: I am obviously missing something?? Is it the economics of the system , especially if one is...
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    Another few words for Government Ag policymakers!

    Eisenhower said this 1956, “Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the cornfield”. (2022 substitute pencil with computer keyboard!!!!!)
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    Jeremy Clarkson Sunday Times Farming 3/4/22

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    The speed at which farmland disappearing under houses etc,etc!!!

    Yesterday I drove from Cirencestert to Cambridge ( to British Antarctic Survey) headquarters openday,and back.I was staggered by the amount of agricultural land disappearing under houses, industrial parks ,HS2 etc etc. I was especially taken aback by the amount Bicester is growing, and then by...