1. Jo Lupton

    Cheviot Mule vs NofE Mule

    I've always fancied a few cheviot mules and, after years of only running NofE mules, I've finally persuaded management (my mum) to have a trip to Longtown this year and try a few. I've been doing a bit of reading however, and found a few people saying they struggle to get cheviot mules to rear a...
  2. Cope Seeds News

    Lincs-based agri seed business Cope Seeds & Grain announces new owner following management buyout

    Lincs-based agri seed business Cope Seeds & Grain announces new owner following management buyout The Lincolnshire-based agri seeds business Cope Seeds & Grain has a new majority owner following a successful management buyout. Managing director Gemma Clarke has bought out the majority...
  3. G

    Canada burning up

    Crops are dying
  4. D

    Single acting spool valve won’t let oil back.

    The traction drive variable pulley ram on my JD1085 combine will press the pulley together when pressurised but when the valve is moved to dump it will not depressurise the ram and release the pressure on the pulley. If I undo the pipe at the pulley and let the oil out the pulley does open back...
  5. Agriland RSS

    Claas to expand eastwards along the Silk Road

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Kazakhstan would not seem the obvious place for Claas to establish a factory, but in an agreement with the government it has agreed to do just that. According to a statement issued by Kazakh Invest – the state organisation charged with attracting...
  6. G

    Store Cattle Prices

    what are people having to pay for good Continental x dairy and Native x dairy 12-18 month stores at the moment in the lump or by the KG?
  7. Mrfarmjunk

    Wanted continental bull calves

    Looking for continental bull calves Must be TB4 Located in Yorkshire but will travel for calves no problem. I rear the calves myself and fatten them all the way through.
  8. caveman

    Hancock doing injections.

    Rumour has it...he's been practicing on his aide.
  9. MX7

    Are a lot of younger professors, researchers vegatarian/vegan?

    I ask the above as I see on the BBC News app today that some “government body” is saying yet again society must reduce their intake of meat to help save the planet. :mad: When we drove up the M6 to Glasgow and back from the Cotswolds last Sunday,I thought to my self as we drove through the...
  10. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Domestic premium for rapeseed in 2021/22?

    Oilseed rape (OSR) production in the UK in 2020 reached just 1.04Mt. This was the lowest production this century. As a result, we have imported 564.8Kt of OSR so far this season (July 20 – April 21). Over 75% of these imports have been from outside the EU, due to the tightness in the...
  11. C

    Hay v silage

    If I cut a field of grass, half is made into silage, half is made into hay, which is the best feed for milking cows and why?
  12. D

    violent dog walker

    So what is the best way with these people. In the field earlier loading some insect netting, noticed a guy running spaniels 150 metres from path from one end of field to the other. I stopped tractor asked him to keep dogs under close control, extremely threating & violent. I'm in dry stone...
  13. H

    When to kill Young Bulls

    Looking for advice on the best route of getting rid of.young fat bulls! They are average age of 10 months just now and there average weight is 490kg. They are a mix of Limousine and AngusX Bulls, currently doing above 2kg DLWG Currently my thought process was take them to 650kg live weight...
  14. Shropshire Farmer

    Easycare Marketing

    What are peoples thoughts of selling easycare lambs. Is dw the best option still or live in the market? Also cull ewes dw or live in the market?
  15. will6910

    Sheep wintering options

    I’m having a bad sort off day and been trying to think of stuff and options for future. Probably been covered befofe but what options are the most achievable for maximising sheep numbers on small farm. I have 38 acres of home farm and then in winter I have anywhere between 30 and 50 acres for...
  16. Wolds Beef

    Why o'Why

    The menu has so much foreign stuff on it for the G7 Why has not Boris that it is all British!! We have got fabulous food in this country and it is summer!! It is all available. James Martin et al should be serving the best of British, including S Devon Beef English Sparkling Wine, Mr Dysons...
  17. Agriland RSS

    The BiG M celebrates a big anniversary

    Written by Justin Roberts The BiG M remains unique in the world of agricultural machinery. It is the world’s only mass-produced, self-propelled mower, and has been for 25 years. During that time little has changed. The concept remains the same – three mower units powered by a central engine...
  18. ffukedfarmer

    Hay Making 2021

    Anyone made a start yet?!
  19. L

    Toyota Rav or Volvo xc 60

    Looking at both of these at moment(3to4 years old). Used to diesel and open to gearbox options. Has anyone any experiences either positive or negative of the above vehicles?
  20. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Domestic rapeseed; from net-export to net-import

    This article is the second in a series this week on changes to crop fundamentals ahead of the third release of the AHDB balance sheet on Thursday. In this article, I am going to discuss: The domestic outlook for OSR in 2021 – looking at production, imports and consumption. The supply & demand...