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    AHDB Cereals Assurance and Market Access

    As you may be aware, we asked AHDB if they might help us in some way to address the issue of AIC's differentiation in requirements between UK grain vs imported grain - the unlevel playingfield. Please see the response below. I've had a couple of emails from AHDB over the past month, and spoke...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    NFU calls for fresh approach to Red Tractor standards

    Written by Iain Hoey The NFU has submitted a detailed response to a consultation on how Red Tractor standards should look across the six farming sectors, calling for a fresh approach and sets out key principles to guide the standards body to improve its offer to scheme members. As part of its...
  3. Clive

    livestock producers- Red Tractor question ?

    I recall reading sone where on here or twitter that if livestock spent a certain number of days on a uk farm it could become RT assured ? is this correct? the RT wikipedia pahe suggests not as does a lot of their advertising and FAQ’s on google etc can someone explain if / how this all...
  4. C

    What % of U.K. farmers are TFF members ?????

    Just wondering
  5. Chris F

    Most Prolific TFF Member - for last 30 days - Round 3

    So here we go again... On offer every month is a TFF Mug and 20 TFF points for the winner. The winner is the highest number of posts. Staff have been removed from the list. Here are the results for Round 3 with congratulations to @bobk DM me your address for your Mug Username Posts @bobk...
  6. organic

    Time To Boycott Tesco?

    Isn't it time farmers, their families and anyone involved with the countryside considered boycotting Tesco given their push to stock less meat in favour of vegan options? Discuss?
  7. Lydia Haydon

    University Dissertation - Biosecurity survey

    Hello, My name is Lydia Haydon, I'm currently in my final year studying Bio-Veterinary Science at Harper Adams University. As final years we are required to carry out research projects (HRP/Dissertation) on a chosen subject. My HRP title is as follows - Attitudes to biosecurity in the farming...
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    Marconi Meters & Repatriation

    Hello, It's taken a while, but I have finally joined this forum solely to help return those Marconi Moisture Meters that my late Father stored/hoarded/promised to repair, but time ran out. Fingers crossed I am on the right thread for this topic. If not, I'm sure to be Moderated outta here...
  9. 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...
  10. DrDunc

    Vegan animal sanctuary

    Now this really boils my pish Vegans have bought a local house with ten acres of boggy scrub attached, and set up a "sanctuary". They've very successfully raised money by "crowd funding" for fencing and materials. Now they're looking for volunteers to look after the animals they've "saved"...
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    pa1 certcificate

    My son has lost his pa1 and 2 certificates. ( god knows how he managed that). How do i find out his certificate no, (needs it for assurance)? Used to be city and guilds were cert body not sure now. Any advice please.
  12. Vader


    What are they? Seen on red tractor form. Put in Google, nothing...
  13. C

    Red Tractor Mince Recalled by Lidl it’s contaminated ( as reported in the news today)
  14. yellowbelly

    Major NFU Revamp??... or... Start Another 'Union' from Scratch?? Time to stand up and be counted.

    The forum is full of threads that are unhappy with the way the NFU is run, it's handling of Red Tractor, it's ambivalence towards it's members. Everybody has a view of what they think should be done but who (if anyone) is actually going to do something? There appears to be two...
  15. R

    Cattle stranded on ship in Spain must be destroyed, say vets

    Spanish officials recommend 864 cows that have been at sea for two months are no longer fit for transport. More than 850 cows that have spent months aboard a ship wandering across the Mediterranean are no longer fit for transport any more and should be killed, according to a confidential report...
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    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.
  17. Fragonard

    MF 8s

    Any new models at work yet?
  18. Steevo

    AHDB Farmers Weekly advert

    Anybody else think the headline is rather a strange question in justifying the benefit of AHDB? I’d see more sense if it was “Where to YOU get your indepent evidence-based research?”. I see benefits in AHDB, but the approach taken is almost counter-intuitive to me. Most growers pay their...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...