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  1. Agriland RSS

    HGV driver testing lowest in over 10 years

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Data presented by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) today (Tuesday, October 19) reveals that the number of HGV driving tests during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic was the lowest for more than a decade. This can largely be attributed to...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    N2 Applied receives 15 million euros in EU grants

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business N2 Applied has raised 15 million euros in investment grants from the EU, amidst fierce competition from many of Europe’s most innovative companies. The grant is funded by the European Innovation Council (EIC). EIC’s mission is to identify and support...
  3. A

    Is Variable Speed Milk Pump Worth it

    Had local dairy engineer around the other day due to coolant leaking on milk tank compressor. After fixing that he started the machine for a quick look see. Its a 10unit Alfa Laval parlour. He then announced the double diaphram milk pump was dying. Its a DE15 Flowmax International New...
  4. Bossfarmer

    how much are you REDUCING N rates????

    With the current explosion in fert prices how much N is everyone putting on their Spring barley and wheat and how much do they plan to reduce it to this year? Spring barley 2020 139kg N/ha 2021 112kg N/ha wheat 2020 215kg N/ha 2021 175kg N/ha
  5. Agriland RSS

    Farming sectors performing well in Northern Ireland

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Danske Bank’s head of agri-business, Rodney Brown, is confirming that most of Northern Ireland’s farming sectors are performing well at the present time. In addition, the excellent weather conditions are helping to extend the 2021 grazing season in a...
  6. H

    The uk

    Feels very angry at the moment I don't think I know a time when been such anger and frustration, Why are people getting so angry ?
  7. Agriland RSS

    Closing up ground to ensure grass is available for next spring

    Written by Michael Geary from Agriland On sheep farms, thoughts should now be turning to closing ground from now on to ensure grass is available for ewes and their lambs next spring. While grass growth is reasonably good, farmers should take advantage of this and be thinking of what...
  8. Bald Rick

    What are YOU doing to mitigate against Climate Change?

    It’s an interesting thought whether you believe in it or not. I have to confess I have done nothing. In fact, probably worse as we plough a lot albeit we are intending to look at strip till for maize To be honest, it will only be cost saving measures we adopt to the benefit of the business...
  9. jerseycowsman

    Open lies about dairy farming

    Ok guys, I want to make sure my figures are generally right before I do the NFUs job and write to the economist and grocer magazines and the BBC about all this obvious bollox that is being spouted! Having done my carbon footprint and realising that mine and the UK average were quite low. I...
  10. holwellcourtfarm

    DEFRA Call for Evidence - Labelling for Animal Welfare

    https://consult.defra.gov.uk/animal-welfare-market-interventions-and-labelling/labelling-for-animal-welfare/ Food industry & farmers: There is currently no clear, consistent way to differentiate between products that meet or exceed the UK’s baseline welfare regulations – whether domestically...
  11. T

    Are Contractors rates having to go up.

    Due to the hike in machinery and fuel costs along with the increase price in electricity and the standard of living.We do a small amount of contracting and grain drying and I feel we will have to charge more to make it worthwhile. Thoughts ?
  12. T

    BBC programmes reducing a family's carbon footprint

    On tv now.They just said that meat contributes to over 50 % of carbon emissions in the UK !!!!! I could not believe what I was hearing,I expect the NFU PR team will be straight onto them,won't they ?
  13. M

    Selling Hay?

    sell a fair bit of Hay and Haylage. majority local and most collected off farm. However some one wanted supplying with round hay about 3.5 mile away. Thought take with jeep and trailer half hour job £40 all in... Now she says has to be taken with tractor put on pallet then pushed in a small...
  14. waterbuffalofarmer

    Regular water buffalo milk supply available

    We have, as of now, too much milk than we can process ourselves and have been let down by various customers. We have a regular milk supply, for production only, available weekly if anybody is interested? Pm details and I will get back to you
  15. Vader

    More beef bashing.

    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10088073/amp/Beef-farmers-forced-slash-production-2030-meet-climate-targets.html?ico=amp_articleRelated_with_images How the hell is uk beef a big polluter..?
  16. Pan mixer

    Future of Farming Worshipful Company of Farmers

    Dieter Helm, love him or question him, has had a huge influence on the Environment Bill that will be altering the lives of those involved in Agriculture UK probably more than the Agriculture Act when it is passed into law. The idea of what British Agriculture and the countryside and all those...
  17. J

    fertilizer crisis

    what are folks thinking re the massive hike in prices, surely comes apoint when it is not sustainably. still think if not one farmer ordered any fert price would ease , is abit of amind game !
  18. J

    Pnemonia

    Hi everyone, after some advice please 10 days I had a group of 35 calves (4-7 months old) outside in a small field with shelter, all fine one day, next day a limo was on deaths door with pneumonia. Got the vet out and ended up bringing the rest in as they were all coughing and panting, treated...
  19. Stags Agri

    THE SOUTH WEST OCTOBER ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE - Closing on 17th

    CLOSING SOON!! FROM 7PM ON SUNDAY 17TH OCTOBER THE SOUTH WEST OCTOBER ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF TRACTORS, EXCAVATORS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY, LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT ENTRIES INCLUDE: Dispersal Sale of 3 Tractors & General Farm Equipment Nr Torrington: 2005 New Holland...
  20. Sid

    Get your tasty oat liquidish (edited) here

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-58887591 Mmmm delicious!!
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