red diesel

  1. Chae1

    Fuel for grain drier?

    Has anyone done the sums on the best value fuel for there grain drier? Ours will run on gas oil or kerosene. Kerosene was a no brainer last year @18ppl in March. I've searched the web looking for calorific values of both. They are both pretty similar kero 43.1mj/kg gasoil 45.5mj/kg. Then to...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    Sunak Budget delivers tax incentive for investment

    Written by Alistair Driver Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget, delivered today, included a tax allowance that could incentivise investment in the pig sector over the next two years. The Chancellor announced a new ‘super-deduction’ for companies investing in new plant or machinery assets...
  3. Farm Business RSS

    Insurance specialist urges farmers to take more precautions against vehicle theft

    Written by Iain Hoey Specialist insurance comparison website,, has urged farmers to take more precautions after research reveals agricultural equipment is still unnecessarily vulnerable to theft. A recent crime survey, published in August 2019, reported the cost of farm related...
  4. S

    Where is military tank expert?

    There is or was someone who posted messages in this section and knows all about military tanks.. I said sometime ago that a tank was coming up for sale in a marriage break up, I have just found out in the last couple of days is still available but there are conflicting reports to the value . I...
  5. T

    Get me Home vehicle

    hi, just wondering if anyone tows a vehicle behind a tractor trailer/spreader etc? Dont know if its legal or anything like that, but it would be very handy to have transport instead of lugging the tractor home.
  6. N

    Crude oil price

    Any thoughts on if the price of fuel will stop climbing? Seriously regretting not locking in red diesel at 49p/l in early January for harvest requirements.
  7. Clive

    The UK Farmers Union - is it time ?

    First off lets get this clear - TFF is a independent knowledge exchange platform for farmers, it has no remit or ambition to lobby or represent UK farmers is any way. Topics discussed by members on TFF are led by those members, of which I am just one. The below post is my opinion solely as...
  8. E

    Machinery Rings & Buying Groups

    It may have been posted before but I'd like to know what peoples views are of the Machinery Rings and Buying Groups? Do they serve your needs? Are they value for the membership? Would you change any aspects and if so what? Do you think they have any loyalty to members both suppliers and...
  9. W

    Cancel your NFU membership now

    There’s loads of threads about Red Tractor and within them loads of moans about various quangos within all the Ag sectors. Guys and Gals for christ sake just cancel your NFU memberships tonight. Send emails to you local secretary informing them you are cancelling because of the likes of Red...
  10. A

    Fuel issues

    Is the red diesel fit for purpose with modern engines ? We are double filtering and still changing filters at half the stated service interval. Sorry not interested in David Browns etc
  11. Farmdeals

    Farmdeals has gone live

    Dear Farmdeals members we have just gone live !! Thank you for joining the Farmdeals ᴮᴱᵀᴬ. Our first fuel suppliers are now live on our mobile app and we are ready to take your orders for Red Diesel, Kerosene and Derv. Please download the FutureFarm app to get started. Just search ‘FutureFarm’...
  12. dgjeynes

    Recommend me a steam cleaner

    Looking to purchase a steam cleaner needs to be single phase not budget but not top end. Just for general cleaning not used everyday. With a decent warranty
  13. Sid

    Kerosene V Gas oil

    Neighbour rang me saying they have run out of Kero. Asked for some red diesel to tide them over. Forums advice?
  14. paul&mandy

    utv buggies diesel or petrol

    We are looking at swapping a gator, I want another but been told a can am could be better with lots of road work.... I really don't care what it is but are the petrol ones really a pain filling up? we have 3 miles to the pump and at lambing time I'm filling the gator every day. Could the bigger...
  15. Clive

    TFF's ELMS Questions time ? Number 2

    Following one from last time DEFRA has once more invited the members of TFF to put their questions regarding the ELMS scheme forward and take them to an exclusive interview with David Kennedy ( Director General, food, farming, animal and plant health) head of the ELMS team in Westminster who...
  16. D

    ?Anyone had diesel FAME like problems during cold snap

    weve had bowls filters filling with FAME like gunk in the last week drawn from grangemouth new machines / clean main tank and bowsers with +5000L going through them weekly
  17. rustypete

    oil out of exhaust

    help needed here lads did the head up ground the valves left it on the bench upside down put tissue under it poured diesel on top of valves left for 12hrs no diesel wept past valves or the seats fitted head on block all new gaskets including new valve stem seals the thing is it is blowing oil...
  18. Jerry

    NFU, reasons and reasonable argument not to join....

    I’m sitting down this week with local NFU rep. He’s been wooing me for the last few years to join but I have declined for various reasons. I’m still inclined not to join.....partly due to and not limited to: Red tractor. Inept use of social media. Preaching to the converted by not using the...
  19. JP1

    Tractor , trailer and a load of beaters sent back to base for no number plate
  20. Hilly

    Workshop heater

    I have a very old large space heater never misses a beat on Kero will run on red but won’t start on red , can I alter it so it will run and start on red ? Ie new jet or something ??