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  1. Agriland RSS

    Letter to the editor: Conflict must not overshadow climate concerns

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland While our thoughts are with the people of the Ukraine, some of the polarised arguments circulating in response to the issues exacerbated by the current conflict, pits short-term opportunism against the wider climate needs of future generations. The...
  2. onthehoof

    This is getting ridiculous

  3. Durry cows

    Hp required for jd 381 butterfly mowers

    As per title looking in to possibility of these mowers, would a mapped puma 150 (200 at the shaft same as puma 165/ new Holland 210) power them? Flat fields dairy multicut grass but they are heavy (2.5t) and been told they take some powering! Thanks
  4. W

    Guy Smiths steps down from Red Tractor

    Jumping ship because he doesn’t want to be involved with the PPI of agriculture or just had enough of politics and wants to go back to farming?
  5. H

    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 ?
  6. bobk

    Germany bow to Putin's demands

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/germany-to-pay-for-russian-gas-via-murky-rouble-swap-system-zthj8hsgd
  7. Farm Business RSS

    Free range eggs back on shelves, but farmers warn that future is still bleak

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business More than 27million free range and organic hens will be allowed outside again from 2 May after Defra announced the lifting of a mandatory housing order. All captive birds have been kept inside since November to protect them from avian influenza. In...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    Herefordshire farm set for growth following six figure funding boost

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A Herefordshire organic farm is expanding its operations and launching a brand-new visitor centre for its award-winning cider arm after securing a £300,000 funding package from the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC). Newton Court Farm, which farms a...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Welsh food and drink companies prepare to attend trade exhibition

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland 12 Welsh food and drink companies are preparing to attend the UK’s largest and most well respected food and drink trade exhibition. Over 1200 exhibitors will be present at Food & Drink Expo in Birmingham next week (April 25-27, 2022), all looking to...
  10. M

    Undressed spring oilseed rape seed

    Would anyone have any idea where I could get some undressed spring oilseed rape in the uk? I require it for an organic trial. Conventional or hybrid would be ok. Thanks in advance
  11. D

    Interesting conference ?

    https://www.soilassociation.org/media/23902/soil-association-agroecology-conference-programme-2022.pdf?dm_i=6LRU,IJ3Y,2286XZ,29IFY,1
  12. S

    Organic Farming..........

    I'm not at all opposed, but rather bad news for Sri lanka. https://dailysceptic.org/2022/04/21/sudden-shift-to-organic-farming-plunges-sri-lanka-into-worst-economic-crisis-since-1948/
  13. Farmdeals

    Special Offer

    Special offer at Farmdeals Organic cattle - Minerals Bucket + 10% Seaweed - 10*100kg bucket: Protein, Ash, Sugars, Calcium, Phosphorous, Magnesium, Sodium Seaweed meal, Manganese, Zinc, Cobalt, Iodine, Selenium & Copper Do not feed to other animals 100kg bucket pack size, pallet weight 1t...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    Supermarkets “suffocating businesses” as farmers warn of egg shortages this year

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business British free range and organic egg farmers are considering a mass exodus from the industry after major supermarkets refused to help them cover spiralling feed and energy costs. New data shows scores of farms are considering stopping production at the end...
  15. Henery

    Thistle control old style

    Field Options ley near its first birthday, few Boar thistle to be shifted , strangely satisfying job.
  16. jackrussell101

    Is Defra reckless and short sighted cutting Farm BPS payments and replacing with lower production environmental whilst the third world starve?

    Discuss. On Jeremy Vine today most interesting and highly recommend. Seems every caller in of the public was in favour of producing more food and becoming more self sufficient as a country... Can't think our looming government policy is going too look to good in 6 months time? I think Putin...
  17. MX7

    Looming food crisis,what can uk ag industry do?

    With the serious possibility of a world food shortage looming due to Ukraine agriculture being seriously disrupted, what can the uk agriculture industry do to help alleviate the situation in the uk? Getting very late in the season to rip up thousands of ha’s of ag land that is just growing...
  18. B

    selling up

    anyone seriously considering it ? with land prices where they are its tempting if you've no successors and you're a certain age . but !! people selling for 3/4 grand an acre doesn't seem that long ago to me AND what do you do with all that lolly ?
  19. S

    CTL testing

    Heard on the grape vine that some mills will be testing grain for CTL residue. Will imports be tested for it too? what would be the situation if there was some Uk crop stored that was a few years old that had CTL used on it, would that be ok?🤷‍♂️ Could @crazy_bull or anyone else in the trade...
  20. TeaBread

    Battery barn vs Village NIMBYs- help

    Im calling on fellow TFFers to help stand against the village idiots and all the lies they are spreading about our planning application for a battery electric storage system . If any of you have come across the Not In My Back Yard types and wand to push back again their rubbish, then please add...
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