1. Agriland RSS

    New CAFRE Technology Demonstration Farm selected

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Sheep farmer Clement Lynch’s 525-ewe farm has been selected as the newest College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) Sheep Technology Demonstration Farmer (TDF), under the theme of Grassland management. The Lynch family farm consists of...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Hill Farming Project Makes Big Strides

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business As the sheep farming sector strives for improved profitability and sustainability there has never been a more important time to make the best use of the breeding technology available to the hill sector in Wales. The Hill Ram Scheme is supporting this...
  3. daveydiesel1

    Electric cars long term owners

    Any1 been runnin a ev for 7+years? Did u have any battery problems and is a full charge not doin as many miles as when it was new? Also how many kw does it require to fully charge it and what miles is that gettin you?
  4. Turnip

    Thingamajig which turns cordless tools into corded tools, would you buy it?

    So I am helping someone get a degree and one task they have is come up with a product idea and write a business case around it. Question to the community here is would you buy this? His product is a device which has the same form factor as a battery for a cordless tool but enables it to be fed...
  5. Agriland RSS

    DSM and Thai company to measure sustainability of animal farming

    Written by Stella Meehan from Agriland Global science-based company, Royal DSM and CPF (Thailand) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to measure and improve the environmental footprint and sustainability of animal protein production. This will be done through the use of...
  6. Rowland

    After market Batteries

    Looking to get a 9 Ah battery quick look on line and came across Eplusbatteries who supply non genuine batteries for about 1/2 the price of genuine ones . Anyone using them? Are they any good or half the price for a reason ?
  7. casemx 270


    Anyone subscribe to it ? Any good ? Is it worth ? Thanks
  8. Farm Business RSS

    McConnel has unveiled the next generation of its acclaimed, low ground pressure, self-propelled crop sprayer, the Agribuggy2 AB30

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The all new Agribuggy from McConnel features a new Stage-V compliant Cummins engine, heavier-duty drivetrain and larger 3000-litres capacity spray tank for greater performance, durability, and output. With a ground pressure of just 8psi when the...
  9. Man_in_black

    Ewes blowing guts out

    How do Due to start next week. Tex X lleyn in lamb to tex. Brought them in ny eve. Week later one had prolapse but another one had (my gaffers words, I wasn't there) just shot everything out its fanny. He insists it not a prolapse and everything had come out in bloody mess, obviously dead. Two...
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    There are some decent politicions

    Noticed this in our local paper. Shows it`s not all about shouting abuse at your opposite number
  11. Agriland RSS

    GDT price index highest in 8 years at 300th trade event

    Written by Rubina Freiberg from Agriland Global Dairy Trade (GDT) held its 300th trading event today (Tuesday, January 18), which resulted in a 4.6% price index increase – its highest mark in eight years. The latest price index figure following today’s event stands at 1,397 up from 1,336 at...
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    Is anyone still buying side by side 12 bores ?

    My dad has a side by side 12 bore that he bought back in the 80’s, it’s been in a sleeve in the gun cabinet ever since and never had a cartridge through it. He seems to think it ought to be worth a bob or two, I think he might be disappointed 🙄
  13. Massey mad

    Kramer kt407 or Bobcat 38.70.

    Got it narrowed down to the 2 above both good machines, about the same price wise. What's peoples thoughts on both of these machines?
  14. Agriland RSS

    Society suggests verifying carbon footprint of Jersey cows

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Many milk producers believe that the carbon footprint of Jersey cows is low, relative to that achieved by production animals from other breeds. However, UK Jersey Cattle Breed Society chairman Mark Logan believes it would be appropriate to have these...
  15. Farm Business RSS

    Optimising calf health and performance webinars

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Heifer rearing still represents a major cost to dairy farmers and has a significant impact on overall herd performance and profitability. To help improve the efficiency of heifer rearing, Trouw Nutrition GB has joined forces with the University of...
  16. Agriland RSS

    EMotive to go head to head with the Unimog

    Written by Justin Roberts from Agriland Bringing electrical power to off-road vehicles is proving somewhat problematic, yet EMotive is one company that is preparing to take a bold step forward towards this goal. The company has developed a six-wheeled ATV that has a gross weight of up to 12t...
  17. Farm Business RSS

    Address nutritional shortfalls in forage ahead of calving and lambing

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business As concentrate prices hold strong and livestock farmers push stock harder on homegrown feeds, nutritional shortfalls in forage needs to be addressed for breeding stock, says Dr Alison Bond, nutritionist for Rumenco. “Throughout the winter feeding...
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    Christmas lamb sales leaves the sector in a ‘strong position’ – HCC

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The strong retail performance of lamb since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic continued at the end of 2021, with the latest sales data from Kantar showing that the meat enjoyed good sales in December. Lamb leg roasting joints performed well at retail...
  19. Farm Business RSS

    Good Christmas caps strong 2021 for lamb sales

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business The strong retail performance of lamb since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic continued at the end of 2021, with the latest sales data from Kantar showing that the meat enjoyed good sales in December. Lamb leg roasting joints performed well at retail...
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    Small pickup

    Does anyone still make a small pickup these days? Like a vw caddy?