1. B

    How the hell did we ever win the war?

    it marvels me how we did it, fom the desparate depths of dunkirk to get so much done in such a short time? just over 5 years, from biplanes to jetplanes, the change in agriculture in that time was also just as mirarkable ? What do others think from todays perspective ? One last question did we...
  2. Rusty_Relics

    Series One Field Marshall

    some of you may have seen this over on the classic machinery forum. (CMN forum) I have mechanically gone through a 1946 Field Marshall Series One ..... well since that was made, I've been doing a few more little jobs on the Series One, the leaver for the hand clutch wasn't working and little...
  3. blackieman83

    Tyres for 956

    Looking at putting a new set of tyres on my 4wd 956, she is currently on 12.4 x 28 fronts and 16.9 x 38 rears, ideally I would like to go up a size any recommendations as to what size I can put on without messing up the ratios for the 4wd?
  4. Farm Business RSS

    National sky lantern ban needed, new coalition urges

    Written by John Swire The government should act now and make the use of sky lanterns illegal, that’s the message from leading farming, environment, animal and fire organisations. The group made up of 18 organisations has written to Environment Minister Rebecca Pow to explain how the...
  5. M

    Best place for competitive tyres?

    Evening all Where's the best place for competitive tyres. I'm after some 405 70 20 for a handler. Like everything they Seem to have shot up in price. Big tyres and a few online ones seem to be fairly dear. Can anyone reccomend anyone. As lo g as they can send them out that's fine. We can fit...
  6. R

    It's probably too late, UK will soon be a totalitarian puppet.

    I'm going to get called names here inevitably. But if you do not think that something is very wrong with the UK atm, I would urge you to seek out alternative media to get a balanced picture, having been fed fear media for over a year. One with covid death today, 105 this week, 7 more weeks till...
  7. bobk

    Arlene Foster steps down

    Is that good or bad
  8. Agriland RSS

    Court orders release of four horses held at NI Port for a month

    Written by Rachel Martin Northern Ireland Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots has welcomed the release of four horses held at Belfast Port for more than a month, following a court judgement. The horses are understood to have been held at the Border Control Post since March 21 due to incorrect...
  9. Muck Spreader

    Is Liz Truss the stupidest Minister?

    I know there are a lot to choose from. She is desperate to do a trade deal with Australia but instead insults them with her breath taking arrogance. :banghead...
  10. Cowabunga

    The squeeze on milk and meat continues...

    From today. Radical new climate change commitments will set the UK on course to cut carbon emissions by 78% by 2035, Boris Johnson will announce this week. Hitting the targets would require more electric cars, low-carbon heating, renewable...
  11. Farm Classifieds

    Row crops

    Row crops Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: Parts and Maintenance Wheels Price: £1400 Condition: Used Description Alliance row crops. Came off John Deere 6150R. Rears 300/95 R52. Fronts 320/85 R36. 60% tread. Adjustable rims. Vat to be added to price...
  12. G

    How to kill Gorse (Whinns)

    Is there any thing to knapsack spray onto Whinns to kill them. I'm told cutting them and drilling the main root and them spraying works but what is the best spray to kill them. What method has anyone else tryed doing that works.
  13. Agriland RSS

    ‘Stop playing politics with the countryside’ – SCA

    Written by William Kellett The Scottish Countryside Alliance (SCA) have called on the next Scottish government to protect, connect, grow and enrich rural Scotland – and stop playing politics with the countryside. Ahead of the Scottish Parliament election on May 6, the SCA have launched their...
  14. Martin Holden


    I wonder how many will misunderstand the title?!! Anyway what’s the consensus on China’s actions in Hong Kong? Seems the agreement that was made when it was handed back has been run through with “a coach and horses”. What does this say about China that we don’t already think we know? Isn’t it...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Agricultural bodies join forces to form NI Rural Health Forum

    Written by Rachel Martin Agricultural stakeholders in the North have joined forces to establish a Rural Health Forum to lobby on health issues affecting farming families in the region. The Northern Ireland Rural Health Forum will be coordinated by Rural Support and will aim to influence public...
  16. GOV.UK RSS

    Government backs campaign to protect seals

    Government backs campaign to protect seals Written by Defra Press Office On Friday 2nd April 2021, the Seal Alliance launched a campaign, backed by Defra, aimed at educating the public about the devastating impacts human interactions can have on seals. This was reported on across broadcast...
  17. D

    Just remember when your paper's Tory,

    there are two sides to every story.
  18. Winklepicker

    Muckspreader keeps getting puncture - how to cure?

    My 3 year old muckspreader keeps getting punctures because the internal ribs of the tyres are rubbing though the inner tubes. We have tried running at higher pressures to stop the 'rub' but this hasnt helped. The tyres are 23.1-26’s, made by Alliance (not a brand I’d consider to be a cheap...
  19. Agriland RSS

    NI’s independent Environmental Protection Agency stalled until next mandate

    Written by Rachel Martin Plans for an independent Environment Protection Agency in Northern Ireland have been put on the back burner until the next Programme for Government. It means a delay of at least a year and two months as the next Assembly election is planned for May 2022. DAERA will...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Public urged to take all steps possible to prevent wildfires ahead of lockdown easing

    Written by William Kellett As the country prepares for the gradual easing of lockdown, the Countryside Alliance has published its advice on the prevention of wildfires. Wildfires have the capability to devastate farmland, wildlife and protected habitats, as well as the lives of people living...