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  1. 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...
  2. S

    ELM Scheme

    Hello, I have just listened to a podcast featuring a regenerative livestock farming couple, and they were discussing the changes from BPS to the ELM scheme. What are everyone's thoughts on the ELM scheme? Will it make farming fairer? Will it change things for new entrants? Does anyone have any...
  3. Clive

    Todays Red Tractor Webinar - My questions

    Lets see if any get asked ............ do not hold your breath !! Q1 -"Guy Smith stated in the Farmer Weekly podcast: “Clearly that [Red Tractor Assurance] is over the top where routine co-mixing is happening.” “Co-mixing will always be a problem.” “I want to investigate the possibility of...
  4. Bald Rick

    Dairying & Red Tractor

    OK boys & girls. Some of you do venture out of this forum to "Agricultural Matters" where you will no doubt have seen many threads on Red Tractor (RT). However there has been little input from us dairy farmers - probably due to the fact that most, if not all, our supply contracts state that we...
  5. J

    Trading Standards on Farm

    Are the Trading Standards allowed on farm at the moment to do cattle headcounts,eartags,and look at passports?
  6. Eden.Agri.AD

    RT Outers - Divert Your Eyes

    So it's became very clear to me that there is 2 reasons why farmers don't like RT and assurance schemes- 1) They don't like the compliance and paperwork - Understandable it's not for everybody and it doesn't make you a better farmer. 2) Their not getting bang for their buck via premiums- Totally...
  7. 7610 super q

    When will RT end ?

    Well ?
  8. Barleymow

    21st of June

    Boris forgot to mention Red Tractor will have come to its senses by then
  9. W

    Dear NFU ........

    Because we know you are reading these threads. A very simple question that requires just a very simple answer. We the farmers of the U.K. want to buy your share in Red Tractor. How much please ?
  10. Defra Farming

    Video: Farming Forum Q&A

    Video: Farming Forum Q&A Written by The Team Farmers were invited to put their questions to Defra’s Janet Hughes and David Kennedy at a recent Q&A session hosted by The Farming Forum. Janet is Programme Director of the Future Farming and Countryside Programme. David is Director General for...
  11. AHDB Podcast RSS

    254: The Red Tractor consultation on proposed new standards

    254: The Red Tractor consultation on proposed new standards Written by AHDB The evidence suggests shoppers are becoming increasingly curious about where their food comes from. Red Tractor says the logo is seen on around £14bn worth of food products sold each year, and many retailers...
  12. principal skinner

    Andrew Blenkiron

    As per poll. He wants to insult us, then let’s take the fight right back to the board and show them we are not naive, miss understood or back stabbers but we will stand up and be counted when needed.
  13. beardface

    If you think it's bad here.....

    Brother just been on phone to his mate in NZ. Sounds like cinders is in the process of destroying there whole ag industry. Lamb price could be up here for a while.....
  14. Adeptandy

    What to do with a damp patch.

    A couple of dry days and the lakes are starting to recede. Birds are singing and thoughts are turning to spring. So what are your plans for the flooded area's ? Leave them, plant a cover or patch in a spring crop of similar type ?
  15. Bald Rick

    Recognise yourself? HAAC photo 1981-82

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  16. alex04w

    A catechism of Agriculture (1892)

    I was going through an old box of family papers today, and at the bottom of it found a small book with my great grandfathers name on it and a date of 1897. It is Book II in the University Series - A Catechism of Agriculture.. It was published in Belfast in 1892. There is some cracking stuff in...
  17. P

    Worried about meat suppliers

    Can any one please help me I would like to know where Aldi meat comes from it’s all labelled Ashfields who don’t exist I tried to gain information and did find out that the pork etc comes from America Who indirectly get it from Mexico and other countries ?
  18. Bruce Almighty

    Dear NFU

    Dear NFU Money’s tight & I have to cut costs. I now have a dilemma, I have to pay for my farm assurance & all the costs associated with it I can’t afford both that and your membership sub so one of them has to go. I’m now reluctantly resigning from NFU, but I feel you only have yourself to...