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  1. Henery

    150000 head feed lot....is it a factory farm ?

    https://www.agdaily.com/livestock/take-a-look-inside-one-of-the-nations-largest-cattle-feedlots/
  2. S

    Efficient or underpowered? Changes over the years...

    It's widely accepted that there are less people, and less tractors farming a similar area now to 40yrs ago - it's interesting to put some numbers to it Just worked mine out. 40yrs ago we were farming 40acres per tractor, 80ac/man. Power worked out at 1.45hp/ac (just tractors) Workload...
  3. Agriland RSS

    DAERA to run EU Exit awareness event next week

    Written by Rachel Martin The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is encouraging agri-food businesses and traders to take part in its next online EU Exit event aimed at providing information to help them navigate changes. The first three online events took place in...
  4. D

    Vaccinate twice or twice as many?

    Debate today about the vaccination policy. Should they postphone second jabs, to focus on more first jabs? My personnal uniformed opinion is to give out the 2 nd doses, the rest of us can wait a few more weeks.
  5. Henarar

    How has farming been for you in 2020 ?

    Many reasons to forget 2020 but from a farming point of view its not been bad for us, Store cattle price has been good especially in the autumn and lamb price has been good the weather has been ok made plenty of silage and hay though it did get a bit dry for a while had a good back end its wet...
  6. Farm Classifieds

    Horstine

    Horstine Advert added by: Ben Sharp @Farmer Ben Machinery Details Category: Potato Equipment Other Price: £1500 Condition: Excellent Description Horstine Agroband Excellent condition, currently fitted with small metering kit. 600kg hopper How to make contact...
  7. Goggles

    Quiz Questions.

    It’s my turn to produce the questions for the rugby club’s fortnightly quiz. I promised them a farming round. Any suggestions, bearing in mind there aren’t many other farmer types involved?
  8. Goweresque

    Top of the Litter Pops......

    Today I finally summoned the will to start something I've been meaning to do for ages, have a clean up along the verges that border the farm. And after managing to clear just under a mile of verge, and collecting 8 bags of rubbish plus a pile of larger items, I thought I'd compile a Top of the...
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    Agri-food businesses join forces to deliver 100 Christmas dinners to Co. Down town

    Written by Rachel Martin It was a true field-to-fork effort as businesses from right across the agri-food chain joined forces to provide Christmas dinner for more than 100 local people in one small town on the shores of Strangford Lough. The effort was lead by Comber Chamber of Commerce with...
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    Land organisations react to Brexit trade deal

    Written by William Kellett Land organisations across the UK have responded to the news of a Brexit trade deal that has been reached between the UK and the EU. The president of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA) Mark Bridgeman said: “Whilst we are yet to see full details of the...
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