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    Re-roofing a 60 x40 Shed - Handing and disposal of old Asbestos Roof Sheets

    Looking to replace the cracking and leaking big 6 asbestos sheets with fibre cement. The old sheets are a bit crumbly in places so will be wearing masks, boiler suits etc intend to stack them on a pallet and get a licenced outfit to cart them away. Any advice welcome on best way to tackle this...
  2. Bignor Farmer

    Red Tractor non conformance

    I don’t usually have too many problems with my audit but I do put in a huge amount of work in advance. Am I wasting my time? What is the consequence of lots of lots of non-critical failures? Sorry Mr Inspector I don’t have any grain temperature and moisture records this year but it all sold...
  3. D

    Scrapping farm assurance

    After discussions with the people we sell cattle to it has become clear that beef assurance is a waste of time, effort and money. now here’s my dilemma…. this week we have a “visit” to do Arable and Beef inspection. arable (for now) is going to have to stay assured so do I…… A - ring the...
  4. Bigjon44

    Pre ems for salad onions

    Any ideas for pre ems or post on salad onions? Think emerger may have an eamu.any others?
  5. Sir loin

    What would you do?

    Yorkshire water gain access to a sewage works through my land every 2 months they send a tanker to pump sewage and take it away for treatment. Twice now..... twice..... they have left the gate open and let my cattle out onto the road 25 cows and 25 calves and a bull, was the first time (June...
  6. D

    PTO Guard Maintenance Rant

    We are told that PTO guards are safety critical equipment. I agree with that. Why then can’t manufacturers affix a label that will last more than 8 years indicating part number? The plastic bearing has worn out. There is no part number on it. I’ve no idea where to obtain a replacement in a...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Goat farm fined after worker fatally struck by telehandler

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland A goat farm in Yorkshire has been fined £180,000 and ordered to pay £20,000 in costs for safety breaches that resulted in a farm worker being run over and fatally wounded. Back in August 2018, 53-year-old Janet McDonald, an employee of Yorkshire Dairy...
  8. Northantsplants

    Help needed with fungicide spray timing

    Hi All I am researching the potential for using one of our novel organic bio-fungicides in conventional cereal crops. The product in question is chitosan, which can be used in the UK/EU for fungal disease control. For more details see: https://www.eutrema.co.uk/product-page/chitosan I was...
  9. 7610 super q

    Ever met a pleasant dog walker ?

    https://www.somersetlive.co.uk/news/somerset-news/farmer-70-hit-face-rock-7054327?fbclid=IwAR1Q77VkELC9sxy_1QovM0LX5ZyuRMVy6xsi0VY4k-H36Eno8TZpdqx0Z5g
  10. Billy Sugger

    Pre inspection/ audit service

    Hi looking at providing a pre inspection or audit service to get farmers ducks in a row, either Organic Red Tractor or buyers remit, good idea for farmers under pressure ? Very good background knowledge of requirements and criteria.
  11. Derrick Hughes

    Aberystwyth Timber Train

    Nice to see the goods train back in Aberystwyth , was the 70ts when we last had Beet Pulp out of there , Timber Train back next week for another 800 ton , destination Chirk
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    British Farming Union on TFF

    Who or what is behind this ? I just spotted the section where you can join up but no explanation as to who is organising it ......or am I behind the times ?
  13. Agriland RSS

    Devenish appoints new head of health and safety

    Written by Aisling O'Brien from Agriland Agricultural technology company Devenish has confirmed today (Wednesday, April 27) that it has appointed a new head of health, safety and environment. Headquartered in Northern Ireland, the company is involved in research and development in response to...
  14. P

    Work experience

    Hello I am a 16 year old student about to start my A Levels i am looking to gain some valuable work experience and offer my services in a farm/dairy environment in the summer holidays or October half term 2022.Thankyou any help or replies are very appreciated.
  15. Yale

    Is it time to look again at Nicotinoid dressings to control flea beetle.

    With the massive issue of cooking oil supply world wide would it be prudent for the government to at least scrutinise any data since the ban to see if there is a genuine argument for the reintroduction of this seed dressing. Surely this is an emergency measure which could be introduced which...
  16. D

    Pesticide Trade Names

    Nirvana : Nevada Centium : Centurion Max Recipe for disaster in my view. Don’t they check that similar sounding names aren’t already out there?
  17. Clive

    Time to help yourself ! Tell us what you need ?

    I think most TFF users more than understand the levels of financial pressure we are likely to experience next season. Inputs prices are rising seemingly daily and the margins some suppliers have come to expect are no longer sustainable. Loads of threads over the years here have suggested...
  18. AT Aloss

    Register as a user of professional plant protection products (PPPs) and adjuvants

    This isn't an April Fool. If you are professionally applying plant protection products in agriculture or amenity, you will need to register by 22 June 2022. This is a new legal requirement, regardless of size of your business. The requirement is governed by the Official Controls (Plant...
  19. Cab-over Pete

    Hauling People

    Aye-up, I’m reasonably sure it’s legal to transport people on the road on a tractor and trailer. Never mind the fuel thing, that will require white diesel. It will only be about 5-6 people for a distance of a couple of miles. What will be the requirements to do the job legally and, more...
  20. Vizslaman

    MF65 ROPS

    Hi Folks. I recently purchased a S/H ROPS for my MF65 Mk2 Unfortunately it was for a square axle and mine has the round axle so had to get spacer plates made . While I was waiting got it shot blasted and painted, and yesterday got on and fitted it only to find the stabiliser arms wont fit as...
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