1. TFF

    AHDB would like to make clear its position regarding annual funding provided to Red Tractor

    See announcement below from AHDB: AHDB would like to make clear its position regarding annual funding provided to Red Tractor. Follow the link for more detail: AHDB's position on Red Tractor - an update
  2. Little Karoo


    Hello Everyone We're thinking of changing Banks as ours doesn't seem to understand Farmers ! Any ideas? Thanks in advance Heather
  3. Agriland RSS

    Farmers need to consider financial impact of Storm Barra

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Those who have been affected by Storm Barra need to consider its financial impact to their farm, said head of agriculture at Lloyds Bank, Lee Reeves. “Finance may not be at the front of farmers’ minds when they’re dealing with stranded livestock, but...
  4. Exfarmer

    VAT software for small business

    I have so far done all my books on Excel and being a small business have not needed to go digital yet. I know sometime soon all my books will need to be on line but am waiting for my accountant to advise on this. I have just been advised by HMRC I must go digital by next April for VAT so the...
  5. Bobthebuilder


    What’s the best petrol chainsaw capable of running a 20” bar, and any Black Friday deals out there? Got a husqvarna 353 atm but it’s seen better days 😏 nice size saw to use all day, have 15” and 20” bar for it, husky or stihl not really after the cheap n cheerful brands
  6. Cmoran

    Corvus utv???

    Has anyone bought the Corvus diesel utv we have two dealers locally and wondering what they are like? My kubota is out of warranty next March and looking to change could really do with a little more speed on the road and am trying for 2 months to get a price of jd dealer with no joy had Polaris...
  7. Kernowkid

    Land prices

    So where to people think the price of land will go over next 5-10 years? Farm inputs are going through the roof at present, being offset to some extent by strong trade for meat, milk and grain. But I don’t feel reality has truly set in yet reference subs disappearing, margins are going to get...
  8. Clive

    Spend some money for me !

    Have a few items on a shopping list to help ease logistics next harvest / drilling campaign, looking to source used and would appreciate suggestions/ collective help of the forum to help me find them 1) Grain trailer - 20t (24-25 cube) with easy sheet and hydraulic door / air and abs - prefer...
  9. T

    BBC at it again re meat and climate

    Interviewing two farming brothers who have given up beef farming to save the planet.Also some professor from Lancaster University saying that beef and lamb has the highest carbon footprint of all food with pork and chicken a little lower. Where do they get their facts from ? Everyone,even...
  10. D

    Telehandler Size

    I’m not a fan of large machinery but the time has come to replace the manitou MLT626. With more wagons to load since the livestock went should we be moving up to 3.5 ton lift capacity? We load maybe 1000 tons a year. Not much compared to some but lorries like to be away quickly. I really liked...
  11. will_mck

    Wanted 3000 gal tandem axle tanker

    Hello, looking a 3000 gal tandem axle ferry tanker, preferably with an overhedge boom but not essential. Need something pretty basic but sound and reliable.
  12. B

    The f*****n useless workshy f****n b******rd NSF

    Jeeeeeesus they’re f******n useless. I f******n loathe their sh1t service, their arrogant indifference, their total and utter administrative incompetence, their supercilious nitpicking. Whole RT thing is a pain but these turd flinging windowlickers make it so much worse. Pri*cks. That’s...
  13. Bossfarmer

    Tractors...COST TO CHANGE!!!

    Im curious what the difference in cost to change between brands is? Some figures of other peoples experiences would be interesting for those that arent afraid to share info ill start 2012 NH T7200 sold last summer 10,500hrs for 20,000 2020 NH T7210 80,000 bought 60k to change
  14. K

    New Honda bike delay!

    Hi, I’ve been waiting on a new Honda 420 fm2 for about 2 months and nobody I speak to can tell me when It’s going to arrive!! My bike just now is needing tyres and serviced but I’m not really wanting to spend any money on it. Just wondering if anyone else can shed any light on what happening or...
  15. Yorkshire lad

    CF Fertilisers

    I’ve had an email yesterday that CF are stopping production of AN at Billingham and Ince, due to the cost of gas . It doesn’t say how long for, but it’s not good news How have government allowed one company to have all the AN production in the uk . I thought there were laws regarding monopolies
  16. L

    Paying for stuff.

    Does anybody pay for inputs with a credit card ? reason for asking Barclay card now do a 1% cash back business credit card. No fees upto 56 days before payments are due. And have upto 25k limit. So just using it normally without early payments would make 3k a yr. so does anybody pay for feed...
  17. D

    Selling Direct to Mills

    I have sold the odd sweep up load direct to local feed mills. It got me wondering how many farmers sell direct to the end customer and how many go through a merchant? I’d imagine some of the big players in this county could easily buy a feed mill and takeover the chain. Wonder if this will...
  18. B

    Parlour for sale, Devon

    Anyone know how to sell a parlour and all the kit with it? Where would I place this ad - what section of classified? For sale DeLaval 20:10 swingover parlour ACR, ear tag readers, computerised in-parlour feeders, backing gates with rams, 6000Litre bulk tank, plate cooler, heat exchangers...
  19. Bossfarmer

    New combine cost

    Can anyone tell me roughly the new on farm price after negotiaion for a new mid-decent sized claas/nh combine say 25ft, ive not looked at shifting mine yet but i thought 250k would be about right now or could an ex demo be got for nearer 200?
  20. M

    Bank loan security - release or not?

    I had a phone call from the bank yesterday about some land they hold as security for a loan that we paid off a few months ago, asking whether we want them to release it or keep hold of it in case we need another loan in the future. What are the pros and cons? It is unlikely we'll need another...