1. Steevo

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan British farmers urged to put more resources into producing fruit and vegetables to help ease cost of living and food threat from Ukraine war ByTony Diver, WHITEHALL CORRESPONDENT10 June 2022 • 8:50pm Boris Johnson gets in touch with the locals at...

    Water resources on BBC Countryfile

    Water resources on BBC Countryfile Written by Defra Press Office Sir James Bevan and Tom Heap at Bewl Water reservoir The pressures facing England’s water resources as a result of a growing population, climate change and ageing infrastructure was covered by BBC One’s Countryfile last night...
  3. B

    The Uk Could Run Out Of Water In 20 Years?

    So the experts? recon, with all this house building going on and the projected numbers needed? Also the fact that we just dont seem to get the amount of rain and hotter summers? well well well it dosnt need experts to work that out but common sense? large scale building of houses is just one...
  4. C

    Case 695 Oil filling plugs.

    As above. On the back of the tractor there are 3 filling points. 1 for Diesel on the left hand side. 1 on the opposite wheel arch. 1 smaller plug in the center of the back below the number plate. What oil goes in which one and what does it lubricate .? Thanks guys.
  5. Clive

    Will Putin invade ?

    As the wheat prices seem almost completely dependant upon news about this right now which way does the crowd wisdom of TFF think things will go in the Ukraine ?
  6. Bruce Almighty

    solar panel wiring checks / repairs

    The performance from our panels has dropped in the last year or two. The original installer has long gone out of business. I'm looking for a reputable company to check our system. We're at Warwick. Any recommendations please ?
  7. Lazy Sod

    Letter Re Methane, Western Daily Press

    This letter was published in the Western daily Press on Saturday February 12th. Can this be rebuffed by someone more knowledgeable than me or is he right, I would hope not.
  8. Andy FitzGibbon

    Deutz Agrolux 60 (SAME 1000 engine) problems

    Hi, first post here, from the USA. Deutz tractors aren't very common here except on large commercial operations, which I am not, and the closest dealer is several hours drive away. I have a 2008 Agrolux 60, with the SAME Series 1000 3 cylinder engine (no turbo) that is giving me trouble. It will...
  9. Chris F

    How greenhouse gas emissions are calculated...

    There is definitely some creative accounting going on when it comes to greenhouse gases and sources. The scary bit is that this then drives legislation. This one is pretty impressive though to just be omitted from the calculations: "Leaks from oil and gas wells spew 8 million metric tonnes...
  10. Nick 01

    Breather pipe oil leak more than normal (alot)

    Hi I have a Fiat 450DT tractor and have noticed quiet a bit of oil breather pipe. I could under stand a bit but it seems alot more than normal. Any idea as to what causes this or how to fix? thanks in advance
  11. jimmer

    Is teat sealant worth it ?

    After drying off 50 cows on Tuesday all with sealant and/or antibiotics that would have been averaging no more than 10L i am yet again frustrated with the amount of milk leakage Makes me wonder if sealant is actually necessary
  12. Agriland RSS

    ‘Our livestock sector is not up for sale’ – Chestnutt

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Ulster Farmers Union (UFU) president Victor Chestnutt has said that farmers are part of the climate change solution and it’s important that we all increase our environmental responsibility. As part of his New Years message Chestnutt said: “There...
  13. A

    White painted underground clay pipes?

    For the past 3 days I've been trying to trace a leak in the farm water supply. Digging down at a suspected source of the leak I found a section of 6" clay pipe which is painted white all around the pipe - or at least the 15 or so inches I've so far unearthed. None of the other drains I've come...
  14. tr250

    Mig welder power supply

    I’ve just bought myself a mig welder having never had one before I’ve bought an Rtech 250 amp single phase machine and running it off a 16amp blue socket my trouble is it keeps tripping out if I turn it up much more than half or weld for prolonged periods I’ve been trying to do continuous welds...
  15. twizzel

    Navel ill prevention

    Having trouble this year with suckler calves getting navel ill. I iodine spray them at birth religiously and try to again a few hours later. Calving pens are deep bedded and they go out into a big shed with outside loafing area at a week old, which is bedded every other day. Doing nothing...
  16. F

    Are All Water Companies Not Fit For Purpose?

    A week ago today a water main burst alongside the "B" road where we have some land. It was a significant leak and would have been losing around a thousand gallons an hour (4,500 litres). The leak ran down the road and into the road drains and went into our fields, these have now become totally...
  17. Agriland RSS

    Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Potash and nitrogen (N) interactions have been shown, over many years, to be key determinants of crop growth and final yields. According to the Potash Development Association (PDA), a response by a crop to one nutrient being dependent on an adequate...
  18. Granite Farmer

    Slatts, am I mad!

    I'm thinking about getting a quote for a 15ft by 75ft slatted shed. Just wondering if that is a good size for young stock. One of the main reasons I'm considering slatts is that I'm concerned about future availability of bedding materials. TIA James
  19. Agriland RSS

    New Vogelsang press screw separator could benefit dairy farmers

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Vogelsang have long recognised the importance of retaining and evenly reapplying nutrients that have passed through livestock during feeding. This focus is especially welcome during a period of inflated fertiliser prices. To this end, the company has...
  20. Agriland RSS

    York’s Lendal Arch reopens following flood defence works

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Work to install improved flood gates under the arch of Lendal Bridge, which started five months ago, is now complete, reducing the risk of flooding to 39 homes and businesses between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Wellington Row (part of the Trans...