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  1. Agriland RSS

    Ag college to stop students coming in contact with cattle until full herd is tested for TB

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland An agricultural college in Durham has made the decision to stop its students coming into contact with the herd of cattle on the farm until a possible case of TB is investigated. East Durham College stated that they would like “to advise their students...
  2. Health and Safety Exec

    Children and public safety INDG472

    Children and public safety What you need to know... Every year children are killed during agricultural work activities. People often believe that farm children understand farm risks, but most children who die in farm incidents are family members. A few straightforward steps, and proper...
  3. TheEarlOfMoray

    Lorry driver shortage

    How bad is it? I asked a rep to get my rape shifted asap this morning as need the space for barley but he said he would try his best but can’t promise anything due to the lorry driver shortage in the country. Personally think he’s at it but could be wrong.
  4. GAM

    Fencing Posts

    With the ever increasing shortage of wood, I am finding it difficult finding fence posts in my area! Has anyone used Fence&Forget? if yes, would you recommend them?
  5. C

    Geronimo.

    Animal rights activists are set to march on Downing Street this weekend to demand the beloved stud is kept alive, as celebrity supporters Chris Packham and Joanna Lumley waded into the row to offer their support. And more than 85,000 people have so far signed a petition to save Geronimo after...
  6. teslacoils

    Will you keep wearing a mask when you don't have to?

    Looks like 22nd June is going to be "National Burn Your Mask And Hug A Stranger Day". But are you going to keep your on?
  7. H

    River Lugg, Herefordshire

    https://www.herefordtimes.com/news/18920990.environment-agency-launch-probe-river-lugg-destruction/
  8. Still Farming

    Covid Vaccine Roll out.

    Here they go. Looks like Moderna and Oxford AstraZeneca will be a while off though.
  9. S

    Work boots

    Any recommendations for pull on work boots.(non steel toe caps) Usually buy Buckles but find they are too slack round the ankle. are red backs or blund stone any better.
  10. G

    New toy day

    New toy
  11. Bossfarmer

    Do farmers forget about inflation???

    a lot of farmers are excited that wheat is near £160 for next November but for instance £160 today was £87/t back in 1996 when wheat actually hit £173/t near double todays price with a fraction of the cost, the public are constantly complaining that wages arent rising fast enough yet noone on...
  12. Sid

    Pollution is good for the sea......

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44799420 Plenty of guano from sea birds makes coral reefs grow. Nature has learnt to adopt over the millions of years. It just can't keep up with the rate at which we are changing it.
  13. zsnotdead

    Northern Ireland Milk Price Tracker

    trying to revive the ni milk price thread from the other forum which has nearly died, we differ from the rest of the uk in that most of our raw milk is "exported" to ireland and with brexit,europe what this holds for us. also most of our dairy products are exported which leaves us very exposed...
  14. Kevtherev

    Kevs diary

    Work diary in pictures
  15. IH 684

    wellies

    found out that town and country wellies are made in the same factory as barber wellies bought a pair for 27 quid cheapest barbers were 55 quid both looked identicle apart from the buckles
  16. Penmoel

    Today at work

    Just mentioned in Agricultural Matters it might be interesting if everyone just took a picture today of what you were doing, however mundane it maybe, would show the variety of work carried out, will start tomorrow.
  17. TFF

    Beef / Lamb & Pig Price Tracker

    Another thread to help TFF members track prices. The official AHDB prices can be seen here: http://beefandlamb.ahdb.org.uk/markets/deadweight-price-reports/deadweight-cattle-prices/ Please include sale location in all your prices if it differences from the location on your profile.
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