1. Boomerang

    When will everything stop going up ?.

    Are we heading for recession? House price crash? Where is the ceiling? or does everyone have a bottom less pocket ? Or just keep borrowing. Is financial armageddon around the corner ?
  2. le bon paysan

    Hunger, Putin's plan

    Timothy Snyder Levin Professor of History at Yale. Author of "On Tyranny," with 20 new lessons on Ukraine, "Our Malady," "Road to Unfreedom," "Black Earth," and "Bloodlands. Russia has a hunger plan. Vladimir Putin is preparing to starve much of the developing world as the next stage in his...
  3. cb387

    BBC to review Country file “impartiality” ha ha

    BBC takes stock of Countryfile amid complaints about impartiality Show faces accusations of pro-Remainer bias and has received criticism over its coverage of issues including hunting and the environment ByAnita Singh, ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR1 July 2022 • 8:02pm The review of...
  4. D

    Another kick in the teeth for red tractor

    According to a farmers guardian article it appears red tractor are losing significant amounts of beef and sheep members. And the data is pre the Nov 2021 stepping up of assurance requirements. terrible shame😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂
  5. Agriland RSS

    Somerset farmer fined second time for polluting River Frome

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A Somerset farmer has been fined for causing unpermitted discharge of slurry into the River Frome, after he pleaded guilty at North Somerset Magistrates Court on Tuesday (June 28). Michael Aylesbury, director of Cross Keys Farms Ltd., has been ordered...
  6. D

    France to ban meat names for plant-based crap Halleluia. Gotta love them Frenchies.
  7. Janet Hughes Defra

    Sustainable Farming Incentive is open for applications

    Good afternoon all, I wanted to let you know that we've opened the Sustainable Farming Incentive for applications today. You can find a summary of what's available in this initial rollout here: - we'll be expanding the scheme to cover...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Carlsberg fined £3m following 2016 ammonia gas leak

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Carlsberg has been fined £3 million after a contractor died and another was seriously injured following an ammonia gas leak at one of its breweries. The incident happened at Carlsberg’s site in Northampton. An investigation by the Health and Safety...
  9. JP1

    19th October 2023

    What will be decided And how ?
  10. S

    Kelpie vs Huntaway for working sheep

    We’ve currently only got one working collie and one in retirement. I could do with another dog for working in pens predominately. The collies we’ve had and have now struggle with pushing sheep in the pens. They end up backing off in that situation. So I was thinking a kelpie or huntaway would be...
  11. holwellcourtfarm

    The price of machinery ( and a few livestock) through the years....

    Dad died at the start of this month after a long lifetime farming. He started out on his own in 1966 and kept a log of all his capital purchases from the start until he died (at 89). Attached is a pdf of the log. It makes for an interesting historic document... These are a few screen grabs of...
  12. Agriland RSS

    Foot and mouth ruled out in English pig farm disease case

    Written by Charles O'Donnell from Agriland A case of disease discovered on a pig farm in England is not foot and mouth disease, the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has said. The chief veterinary officer confirmed late yesterday (Friday, June 24) that the suspicion...
  13. onthehoof

    Family trusts

    Anyone done this - pros/cons Thanks
  14. W

    Ragwort and sheep

    Is it safe to let sheep graze a feild that's got a lot young ragwort in it, from about two inches to flowering stage?
  15. B

    farming knowledge gone.

    As above all my forbears were farmers and so am i but my kids have chosen a different path . Absolutely nothing wrong with that but just thinking how easily the farming knowledge that gets past down over the years gets lost in the space of one generation , makes you think doesn't it ?
  16. andybk

    When a days fencing was nearly his last !

    If this has been posted , feel free to delete mods
  17. Agriland RSS

    Tributes paid to well-known Scottish dairy farmer

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Tributes are being paid to well-known dairy farmer Derek Roan (71), who died in hospital following an incident on his family farm. “It is with deepest sadness to announce the tragic death of Derek Roan at Barnbarroch Farm,” Roan’s Dairy said on...
  18. Steevo

    Defra fears lack of trust will undermine ELMs uptake

    Defra fears lack of trust will undermine ELMs uptake News21 Jun 2022Jez Fredenburgh A senior Defra employee has said he is concerned that farmers do not trust the Government department enough to fully engage with ELMS. Jez Fredenburgh Share This Defra fears lack of trust will undermine...
  19. daveydiesel1

    A world without inflation

    Iv been wondering recently why do we have such a thing as inflation? Peoples wages go up and everythin else goes up and virtually no1 is better off in the long run. Sure theres odd winners and sometimes some get ahead but if you took it over a 10 year average it all works out. What would be...
  20. Pan mixer

    What has this sheep got?

    I will ask the vet but I thought someone here might know more quickly.