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    Entries ‘flooding in’ for Royal Bath & West show

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Entries for the Royal Bath & West livestock classes have been “flooding in” from producers around the country, including for the much-anticipated Zwartbles and Bleu du Maine National Shows. Heading up the Zwartbles sheep judging is breeder Martin...
  2. W

    Elections 22

    Well I’m done with the conservatives for one reason. Their hell bent charge for green energy. Just seen Boris interviewed and he’s already lost 100 councillors but set to loose upto 300 with the biggest issue being cost of living crisis. He refuses to tax the energy companies repetitively saying...
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    Waitrose announces £16m support scheme for pig farmers

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Supermarket chain Waitrose has announced a support scheme worth up to £16 million for its British pig farmers. It will cover the full cost of rearing and producing pigs, including labour, feed and fuel, offering Waitrose farmers financial security...
  4. Jon 3085

    BPS early ?

  5. will6910

    Air con pipe jd 6910

    Iv ordered a new air con pipe to be fitted. It’s the thicker pipe going to compressor. How easy is it to take off and fit new one? Or how do I go about it or is it easier to just let someone else do it Thanks
  6. graham mc


    is anyone going? for the first time in about 20 years i just cant see the point in going. Its not the distance as ive been before. Just seams to be a lack of excitement this year are big shows a thing of the past??
  7. will_mck

    Phosphate problems

    Hello, Spring Barley drilled one month ago, p&k indexes are 3. Got alot of wet weather 2 weeks after it was sown. I didn't put compound fertiliser on as I intended to try 3000 gallon of pigs slurry instead, which it got a week ago. This has been a bit of an 'experiment' this year which doesn't...
  8. 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?
  9. 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 ?
  10. M

    Can anyone tell me what pig breed this pig is?

    Hi guys! I have an opportunity to adopt this pig. The owner doesn't know anything about it other than it's 3 months old. Does it look like a pot belly pig? That's really what I want to make sure of. I can't tell if it is or not. If it is, I wouldn't want it. Please let know what you guys think...
  11. D


    Is anyone else struggling this year to catch them in Larsen traps? Seen quite a few about, normally catch 10-15 on our patch by now and only caught 4 Kids and dog are getting despondent and I’m not far behind. Maybe they are evolving and learning not to go in 🤷‍♂️
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    British vets warn delaying import checks could lead to ASF threat

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland British vets have warned that delaying import checks on animals and animal products entering the UK could have serious implications for animal health and British agriculture, including opening up a threat of the incursion of diseases such as African Swine...
  13. crofteress

    Vets no longer working in outlying area

    I have/ had very good vets for the last 6 years. They have written to all farm/ equine clients saying they are no longer going to be our vets as the distance is too far for out of hours work. There are a lot of us , this is recent as of two days ago. There is another practise but so far have not...
  14. A

    Seeding AD Plant in mainland UK

    Hi, I was wondering if anyone had any experience with seeding AD plants in the UK? This plant needs seeded in the coming months and I can't seem to find a company that will seed? Any help appreciated, cheers!
  15. Robert

    Cheapest Way to Dispose of Broken (Heating Oil / Water / Fertiliser) Plastic Tanks?

    As above. I presume cut them up into manageable sizes and skip / landfill them but is recycling a (cheaper) possibility perhaps? Thanks
  16. B


    Brother said yesterday there's talk of CF mothballing it's uk plants. Worrying if true.
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    Sainsbury’s offers £2.8m to support its pork farmers

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Sainsbury’s has announced an additional support payment of up to £2.8m for its pork development group, the supermarket’s aligned farmer group designed to understand its farm base and increase visibility across the supplier chain. In conjunction with its...
  18. JP1

    Bernard Peet

    I am sorry to learn that Bernard Peet has passed away Having worked on various pig units in the UK, he became the Manager at the NAC Stoneleigh pig unit before setting up a successful consultancy and training programme in Canada
  19. 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...
  20. AIMS

    We have been speaking with the Ukraine Version of AIMS

    Last week Norman Bagley (Head of Policy at AIMS) and I met with Mykola Babenko and Vladyslav Kashmar from the Meat Industry Association of Ukraine: Click Here We heard about how several abattoirs and processing plants have been completely destroyed and the need for post-war investment in the...