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    Weekly Caption Competition

    Join Red Tractor and be certified !
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    Weekly Caption Competition

    The supermarkets code items in red to warn you of the potential health hazard !
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    Climate Emergency - The Next Decade

    This summer might be just a one in 50 year event ? Just gives the global warming people that weren't around in 1976, something to get upset about ! No one mentioned global warming last summer when he was raining every day. I am more worried that no one has increased our water supply capacity in...
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    Combinables Price Tracker

    Just discussing this earlier. Milling premiums were £30 when wheat was £150 and fert was £200/t, but still £30 now wheat is £260/t anf fert is £700/t !! Needs to be £50 minimum.
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    Drilling turnips during hot weather

    Why is it that any turnip seed grows on the stones outside my back door after I have dropped a few out of my boots, yet struggles in a dry seedbed in the field !?! Even the bloody flea beetle doesn't attack the ones by my house !
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    Allergic to sheep

    Might be worth a read https://www.healthline.com/health/wool-allergy#wool-sensitivity
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    Starting from Scratch - Advice Welcomed!

    Ag land is probably a good investment, but I think what you will gain on the land you will lose on the pigs !! If you can find the land, make sure there is an abattoir that kills pigs close at hand and a good butcher. Good luck. I think you might need it.
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    Renting land ,wirh gentlemsns agreement

    I rent some land on a Gentlemans agreement. Every year the landlord says his accountant ask him to get a more informal agreement for inheritance tax reasons. Every year I say that's fine, but it never happens. The difference is that I will never abuse the trust of a handshake.
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    How Many More People Can the UK Take?

    The way the world is going, the Russians and Chinese might soon be thinning out the world !! On a side note, the most common boys name in the UK last year was Mohammed. Not sure Britain will be very British soon !
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    Farm insurance

    Insurances are only good or bad when you make a claim. Sometimes paying more for NFU will probably pay off in the long run. I know this from my experience
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    Combinables Price Tracker

    Really !! Maybe people will just realise that the breeds of Native bred cattle and sheep that thrive on grass will be the ones to have. I can never understand why you feed more KG's of concentrates to animals, than the amount of food you get back !?
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    HELP WITH FENCE DISPUTE

    Get yoursekf a digger and an alabi !! Problem sorted
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    Rained on bales

    Lucky you.......... nice problem to have when everyone else is desperate for rain !
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    Red Tractor : suitable detergent/disinfectant?🤷‍♂️

    What detergent takes all the complete sh!t off RT should be the question !!
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    3 year old killed after ‘collision’ with a tractor

    Not that simple is it though. They then go on their bikes to the local town and get run over that way........ or start getting into trouble another way. With modern tractors, the safest place for farm kids is in the cab. Not very H and S, but it is true. I expect most of us older farmers on...
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    Helpful advice with hedge cutting start up

    Location ? Might be best to trim all the 'good life' farmers hedges and earn a few hundred quid a time for a few hours work, than do long days for real farmers and earn less.
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    Backend oil?

    Don't change the oil ....... you can easily see it when it's black !
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    Weekly Caption Competition

    Rather short of entries and likes this week........probably my fault for not finding a great picture..... but I will hand the baton over to you @DrDunc.
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    Another kick in the teeth for red tractor

    RT have the same arrogance stance as the EU had about the UK. Both never listened to the whinges and concerns of their members until it was too late. Just hope that RT fail now, as they have produced nothing but sress, aggravation and cost to farmers for absolutely no reward. Unfortunately...
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    Feed Wheat for Sale

    If only it wasn't FA......... I would take it then !!
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