1. yellowbelly

    Well, what d'you know.

    Just been listening to The World at One on Radio 4. Some of the menues at COP26 list the CO2 content of the food. A bacon roll is 20% lower in it's CO2 footprint than a coissant...... .....RESULT 👍👍 I hope all the delegates are 'putting their money where their mouths are' and chomping...
  2. P

    Food for thought

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  3. Farm Business RSS

    NOAH/Lantra Animal Medicines Best Practice (AMBP) farmer training delivers solution to meet new Red Tractor requirements

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business NOAH’s Animal Medicines Best Practice (AMBP) farmer training can help fulfil the new Red Tractor standards that make the completion of medicines training for their beef, sheep and pig producers a requirement. Produced in partnership with Lantra, the...
  4. Tractorstant

    Eastenders tonight! Anti Meat.

    One of the kids has gone full Greta on Eastenders, spouting tosh about meat production. The BBC needs to be held to account for this as it's factually incorrect and "we are paying for it! " Hope I am not the only one watching, kind of forced to by the Mrs!
  5. Agriland RSS

    Pressure continues to build on Northern Ireland pig industry

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Ulster Pork and Bacon Forum chief executive, Deirdre McIvor, has confirmed that farmers and processors working within the Northern Ireland pig industry are under pressure like never before. The key factor in this is an acute labour shortage, which...
  6. N

    Increased eaves height of building... planning enforcement !!

    Hi, we have a steel framed barn, about 45 ft x 30 ft. We recently had the cement sheet roof replaced, and some steels changed, as they were dated and in need of replacement. Whilst doing this we have raised the eaves height by approximately 30cm... Our one neighbour has dobbed us in to...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Defra/UKRI funds project to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland A new project to reduce the environmental impact of ammonia emissions from livestock has been awarded £600k funding from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)/UKRI. PigProGrAm will bring together farming and engineering...
  8. Agriland RSS

    Durham barn fire believed to have been deliberate

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland Fire services in Durham are appealing for information after attending a farm fire that they believed to have been started deliberately. Crews from Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland were alerted to the fire on a farm near Staindrop on Friday, October...
  9. A

    Please help. What are the Best home made feeds for pigs?

    I am new in pig growing things. Was wandering if there is a way I can make my own feeds for my pigs. Businesswise, relying on concentrates (Remix as we call them here) can be financially draining. Thanks.
  10. jackrussell101

    Carbon negative beef - Belcampo Farms, California

  11. Greythundercloudys

    New jacket for winter, ridgeline again??.

    Had a ridgeline for 3 years, only wear in winter time, zips away and abit ripped here and there, buy another or new brand?.
  12. kfpben

    Where is less Loony?

    Wife and I are early/mid 30s, living in the South of England and thinking about the future. Baby arriving soon all things being well. I’m a livestock farmer, she’s a farrier. Outside interests; cricket (me), horses (her), hunting (both). With the mounting lunacy in government with regards to...
  13. M

    Tv licence

    What with the BBCs incessant assault on animal agricultural and overuse of the word "vegan", I am seriously considering stopping my TV licence. Has anyone any thoughts on making the leap?
  14. Lazy Sod

    Hook Ends

    Can anyone remember when lower linkage hook ends first came in and which manufacturer first fitted them?
  15. Barleymow

    Unusual find

    Found this in a pig feeder today must have come from the feed mill
  16. 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...
  17. J

    Fertilizer replacement

    Just wondering what people are planning to do with soaring fertilizer prices anyone using any alternative
  18. Robt

    The new Range Rover…😍

  19. JP1

    Animal rebellion protest - lovely

    https://news.sky.com/story/police-on-scene-as-animal-rebellion-protesters-climb-home-office-building-with-cop26-message-12444762 Count myself lucky I don't have any subsidies ......................
  20. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    Which grain to feed in 2021/22?

    We’re likely to see changes to the amount of each grain fed to animals in 2021/22. This is due to price changes for those grains compared to last season. Barley usage to shrink? Spot ex-farm feed barley prices were just £11.60/t below those for feed wheat, on average across the UK last week...