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    Farmer in his 30s dies after falling into slurry pit

    Written by William Kellett Police in Derbyshire have confirmed that a farmer in his 30s died following an incident with a slurry pit on his farm in Elton, Derbyshire on June 14. The farmer fell into the slurry pit and subsequently was overcome by the poisonous gases within the tank. The man...
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    Research: Commercial forestry could deliver 269% more climate mitigation

    Written by Agriland Team A new study involving researchers at University of Limerick (UL) has highlighted the role that the planting of new commercial forestry could play in the fight against climate change. A major finding of the new research is that future deployment of carbon capture and...
  3. cb387

    Burgers made from chaff - what will they think of next

    ‘Chaff-burgers’ made from wheat waste ‘could be on the shelves within five years’ The boss of Quorn hopes to develop a way to ferment the leftovers and turn them into a protein to be forged into food products ByJoe Pinkstone20 June 2021 • 7:00pm Eight billion tonnes of chaff are made globally...
  4. richard hammond

    The Public really do not know!!

    I have been involved with a lot of people out side of our industry over the last 12-18months, and I am amazed /horrified that most people out side our industry are really not aware we are regulated over our food production systems. Many have not heard of Red Tractor or other Assurance Schemes...
  5. Farm Classifieds

    Mecmar 10ton batch drier MGE/90 D

    Mecmar 10ton batch drier MGE/90 D Advert added by: Joe Fisher @Joe Fisher Machinery Details Category: Combines Harvesting Equipment - Grain drying and handling Price: £9000 Condition: Used Description Mecmar 10t batch drier Bought in 2016 fully re-conditioned by...
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    Kuhn shows a passion for baling with new information resource

    Written by Justin Roberts Kuhn is not alone in recognising that the basics of farming can be easily overlooked when confronted by the growing complexity of agricultural machinery. However, Kuhn is one of the few manufacturers taking steps to directly address the problem. The company has...
  7. Romeogolf

    New Holland tx66 - what’s it worth?

    Looking for sensible valuations of my New Holland TX 66 which sadly may be for sale this year. 1998 but registered 2004 2700 threshing hours 20ft auto level header & trolley Auto levelling sieves 650 tyres Later type flip up rotary screen Electric mirrors and cameras etc Chopper Chaff spreader...
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    Are robots putting farm jobs at risk?

    Written by Richard Halleron A recent UK study has confirmed that farm workers are the 6th most likely to be replaced by automated labour, with a 69% chance of being replaced by robots. Waiters/waitresses top the list by having a 72.81% probability of being replaced by robots. Food service...
  9. B


    ive asked this before but why ? if its true that there is such a massive massive ive said it twice ? in every industry from the hospitality industry, such as bar work in resturants and pubs, now thats not so bad a job ? lorry drivers, 40,000 were mentioned in one paper to NHS workers, to...
  10. M

    Contracting hay

    Ive got around 60 acres of grass. What would be the cost to get it cut and get it turned into hay or silage? If i get a contractor to do everything will there be any profit for me to sell the bales?
  11. W

    Situation Vacant Combine operator for harvest

    Hi looking for a person who would be interested In Driving a lexion 770 tt for harvest starting end of July and finishing end of August, osr, peas, beans and wheat. 2000 acres total, small family farm just myself and my 14 year old son. Very flexible and on wet days or non harvesting days no...
  12. Oldmacdonald

    Cecil Rhodes statue.

    Should it remain at Oxford university? It apparently will due to high costs of removal :unsure: But what's your views. I'd suggest his only redeeming feature was to leave his wealth to the university and that in no way makes up for the rest of his views and actions.
  13. Farm Business RSS

    Boehringer and Lifebit Biotech join forces to use AI for global disease detection

    Written by Alistair Driver Boehringer Ingelheim has entered into a partnership to utilise Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect and report global disease outbreaks. The animal health company has announced the beginning of a long-term partnership with Lifebit Biotech, based in London, to use...
  14. Farmer_1994

    “Grazing corn”

    Bmr tillering corn, 60 days from plant till harvest and yields 5-7 dm ton an acre. feed test from local farmer that tried it last year Thoughts?
  15. zsnotdead

    Trailed Vs mounted mower

    What's the advantages/disadvantages of a mounted mower over a trailed, thinking of changing my trailed, mounted are cheaper,lighter weight but have they the same workmate,does a mounted have issues on the corners or just different .looking at a krone
  16. S

    Golden Nuggets....the 'fake meat' revolution is on its way....

    Anthony Browne MP, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Environment writes in this week's Spectator, "Britain could be at the forefront of the revolution. We love animals: we are pragmatic about new technology". Further he writes "The FSA should now consider a fast - track...
  17. jondear

    Worst gate !

    Not done much contracting for a few years but today came across this ! Got me thinking I don't miss the getting to a farmers field and being first through with rake and trying to open a Contraption of a gap filler . Either not hung Tied up with string ! Not wide enough ! Some fence across the...
  18. GAM


    I spot sprayed a few Docks three weeks ago, the majority looked absolutely cooked, wilting, yellow leaves, a bit of warmth and they are gradually coming alive!!
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    Child Farm Safety Week commences in Northern Ireland

    Written by Bernie Commins The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched Farm Safety Week 2021, which coincides with its annual ‘Avoid Harm on the Farm’ poster competition. This child-safety poster competition encourages children to recognise the dangers on farms...
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    Axema report mixed fortunes

    Written by Justin Roberts Axema is the major machinery trade organisation for France. It claims to represent 90% of the Agricultural Equipment sector, including both manufacturers (69%) and importers (31%). Recently it released its 2020 economic report along with some notes on how it views...