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  1. S

    Importing From Europe

    Can anyone who is currently Importing Used Tractor/Fork Lifts/ General Construction or Farm Machinery From Europe Confirm if any Import Duty is payable? Thanks
  2. Sir loin

    Any tips to help when mixing cows?

    I am currently calving my heifers (batch of 10) and remove one when calved only to replace her a couple of days later and bloody hell fireworks you would think they had never clapped eyes on them before. Any tips on how you replace or mix your cows/heifers?
  3. D

    AHDB can feck right off.

    We Eat Balanced 2022 starts today, so thought I would be a good little levy payer and share the social media. Well, that's not happening. WTF is it with this industry ? Why are we so utterly incapable of promoting ourselves - all of us - rather than this constant 'some farms are better than...
  4. CORK

    Fendt 924/926 wanted

    Hi all, I have a contact (not me) looking for a Fendt 924 or 926, square bonnet type. Very good condition preferably but something in need of a little work would be considered, these are not young tractors. U.K. or continental Europe is fine.
  5. S

    Auction v Deadweight

    Which system does everyone believe is the most trustworthy system?
  6. L

    Massey Harris Pony - Different models?

    Hi. Can anyone give me a short rundown. What is the difference between Pony 811, 812, 820, 821 Gasoline All I might know is the 811 and 812 uses the simca 16HP engine and 820, 821 uses a peugeot 20hp
  7. U

    breeding sheep trade

    what’s in lamb ewes worth this year on an average continental types mules , Texels ext and what do people think ewe and lamb trade will be like this spring? just wanting a rough idea
  8. H

    Soft ware, and how its affects how we use things we buy, including tractors

    Just caught this on Radio 4. I have always preferred old cars , so much less to go wrong, but had never really thought how software can stop you using something you have bought how you like, from tractors to phones. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0012r78
  9. steveR

    More wolf nonsense and stupidity..

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59738541
  10. SR7

    Easycare sheep experiment

    Currently have 400 indoor lambing mules and texel/mules. I bought 15 sucked hoggets and 25 ewe lambs to try over the next year. Ewe lambs purchased for £105 weighing roughly 45kg in September and sucked hoggets for £150 at around 60-65kg. Tupped half with Charollais and other half to beltex...
  11. Agriland RSS

    New ‘Phoma’ disease threat on oilseed rape emerges in UK

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A variety of the fungus that will heighten the ‘Phoma’ disease threat on oilseed rape and other brassicas has been discovered in Europe for the first time. Specific sites have been identified in Southern England and Northern Ireland. The...
  12. D

    Spanish lorry strike.

    Told at market this morning spanish haulage industry is striking 20th December to & including 22nd December. That is the bosses are striking because of high costs no trucks moving. I would have thought most produce here for Xmas, but a problem perhaps.
  13. S

    Boris Is Toast

    Gone by Easter. Anyone fancy a wager?
  14. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    When will soyabeans drive rapeseed prices again?

    Current rapeseed (OSR) prices are well supported and their pricing relationship to soyabeans has increased quite significantly. Nearby Paris rapeseed future closed yesterday at c.£596.98/t, while Chicago soyabeans closed at c.£350.00/t. This shows that rapeseed is approximately 1.71 times more...
  15. davedb

    800/65 r32 tyre pressure

    Hello all got a pair of these on the back of my tractor for umbilical spreading how low a pressure can I run them at? Tyres are continental off a krone forager originally The tractor weights 6.5-7t and carry’s at most 2t on rear linkage but only at low speed all the heavy stuff goes on a...
  16. Direct Driller Magazine

    ‘Pasture for Life’ makes good financial sense

    Farmers who only ever feed pasture plants to their animals often remark on the positive effect this has on their bank balance. Sara Gregson talks to one such farmer and also reveals the findings of a recent economic survey of members of the Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA)… Balbirnie...
  17. Dry Rot

    More money isn't always the answer -- why did you LEAVE?

    I thought it might be quite revealing to learn why employees leave rather than how the boss can keep them! I know why I left my first real job. The guy above me lied to protect his own job, then made my life a misery. They offered me more money to stay and it would have been a big step up but I...
  18. Agriland RSS

    Further postponement of Agritechnica due to Covid-19 restrictions

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland DLG (German agricultural society) has today (Monday December 13) announced that Agritechnica 2022 will not take place next spring as planned. In a statement it explains that it was a joint decision by the the DLG as organiser, the VDMA Agricultural...
  19. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable farming incentive details published today

    Morning all Today we'll be publishing some information about how the sustainable farming incentive will work when we start rolling it out from next year in England. I'll post the links here as soon as they're online, and will be here on this thread over the next few days to answer your...
  20. Aglad99

    Grass fed continental cattle

    Curious to try and find other people who are finish continental cattle of grass only diets. It’s seems that a grass based system is becoming the most pushed thing now and we’ve never fed any concentrates to our cattle. Up until 8 years ago we ran pure limos and finished them on grass only. We...
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