I had an email today, informing me how many points I need to get in the next 12 months.
Considering we’ve been in the pandemic since March, and some of us have also been shielding, with no events, field trials or even close contact with agronomists . Don’t you think they would’ve rolled things...
Thinking about buying a 20t HGV tipper for farm use only. What are the legalities of doing this?
I’m sure I’ve seen somewhere before if you derate them to 25mph you can then run them on red diesel just like a tractor? It would only have to cross a public road from private drive to private drive...
Currently I have bailey trailers fitted with 425/65/22.5 tyres, but the smaller 11ton one I use for muck is fairly rutting the fields this time of year. One field in particular has a steep ramp in, which the 155hp on wide tyres only just manages to drag it up. Normally I can manage the trailer...
Need new tyres for the loader. Galaxy coming in far cheaper than the alternatives. Either agri tread or industrial. It does mainly yard work but does venture off road occasionally.
Are people happy with their Galaxy tyres?
Written by Rachel Martin
There’s never been a better time to push for reform in agriculture’s public image – at least according to international marketing mogul Poran Malani.
Malani, who heads up international advertising agency S4Capital, made the comments at the Women in Food and Agriculture...
Government seeks views on protecting endangered shark species
Written by Defra Press Office
There is coverage in the Sunday Telegraph of the government’s new call for evidence on the shark fin trade.
The four week long call for evidence will provide an insight into the role of this trade on...
Right then, time to make a start.
Had the chassis cab delivered on Monday and have been faffing about with paperwork for first registration and MoT exemption. Got all that away and had a bit of a go up the lane with it. Bit of a niggle, it won’t change into low range on the transfer...
What are thew best? I'm happy to pay a premium for long lasting tyres, but what o ultimately need is side walls/wheel rim protection. We always have problems with people catching the rims on cubible heelstone etc. any recemendarions on brands. using Camso atm.
Written by John Swire
A new report by campaign group the Alliance to Save our Antibiotics is calling for the government to take a strong stance against the overuse of farm antibiotics, to protect public health and fight the global rise of antibiotic resistance.
The report finds that the US...
Written by William Kellett
The UK government has recently published the annual Veterinary Antimicrobial Resistance and Sales Surveillance (VARSS) report for 2019.
In 2019, the total quantity of antibiotic active ingredient sold in the UK was 232.2t, a 5.9t (3%) increase since 2018, but still a...
Do many people buy tractor tyres on line? look reasonable prices. Which web site is best. Will obviously ring local suppliers as well but thought it was worth having some prices to bounce off them. Sadly need a few 😒
Written by William Kellett
Oxford University students have voted to ban beef and lamb at campus canteens.
The Oxford University Student Union passed a motion by a two-thirds majority at the weekly student council, though the union does not have the power to change university policy.
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I spent yesterday afternoon updating our flock health plans with the vet and conducting our annual AB review as part of which we discussed the use of prophylactic ABs namely Orojet on the farm here, now over the past 5 years we’ve halved its use from all lambs to only doing lambs with a higher...