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  1. Kevtherev

    Bird ID

    Difficult to get picture but it’s a small bird dark brown with very defined light brown stripes/lines across it’s body seemed to be happy pottering around in the ditch ahead of me
  2. Agriland RSS

    Over 13 million pigs assessed by AHDB Real Welfare scheme

    Written by William Kellett The Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) Real Welfare scheme is unique in the type of data it collects and the degree to which it represents practices across the industry. Last year’s data shows that the vast majority of pig farms continue to have...
  3. gemmabruno

    A Survey for my Dissertation - pls help

    I am a third-year university student studying Biological Sciences. I have made a survey about soil-testing and farming techniques. The survey is under 5 minutes and ideally, I would like to have 100 participants! If you could please click the link below this would be massively appreciated...
  4. E

    PD: No response from planning authority with 28 days?

    Before Christmas I submitted an application for prior approval for a general use agricultural building (my holding is more than 5Ha). I have not heard anything back from the planning authority and we are now at the 40 day mark. Should I start work? This is my second application, the first came...
  5. Somerset Farmer

    Red Tractor Detergent Disinfectant

    Evening once again red Tractor has moved the goal posts, having used Fam 30 for many years it is no longer suitable for disinfection of grain stores. What disinfectant are farmers using to tick the box for Food safe disinfectants. Thanks in advance
  6. A

    An open goal?

    Published today by Sir John Redwood MP for Wokingham on his blogpost : January 23, 2021 6 Comments The U.K. needs to earn its living " The answers I have been getting from DEFRA are worrying. They show no sense...
  7. Sid

    Bugs beat fertiliser
  8. C

    BPS/ELMS what am I missing?

    As no one else appears to be shouting about it, I feel like I am missing something... UK Gov have committed to keeping total farm subsidy levels the same as Pre-Brexit for 7 years. BPS payments are being cut this year but the ELMS replacement doesn’t start until 2024... In the mean time where...
  9. MickyMook

    Diet feeder loaded with tractor loader

    I'm coming from a place of zero experience with this so I'm hoping some people on here with experience can help: I'm planning on upgrading my feeding method to use a diet feeder. The only problem is that most of my loader work is done with an old JCB 3cx or a NH 7740 with front loader, so I...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    United voice and less hypocrisy key to vibrant UK grains sector

    Written by John Swire A common voice on future policy and eliminating the hypocrisy on grain standards will be key to a vibrant UK grains sector post-Brexit, according to NFU president Minette Batters. After four years of wrangling, the prospect of the UK crashing out the EU with no-deal was...
  11. Poncherello1976

    Twitter advert

    This advert was seen on Twitter this evening. Completely wrong, totally misleading. One of 2 adverts I saw for Oatly on twitter this evening. How are companies able to put this stuff out with such wrong information on. I appreciate I gave put a screenshot up, and most of the content is in a...
  12. 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...
  13. W

    Donald Trump - views

    I’ll start the ball rolling. For me he’s one of the best presidents ever. He’s run it like a business which is how all countries should be run. Prior to COVID the American economy has been the best it’s been for 40 years. He’s done exactly what he said he was going to do. He’s held the media...
  14. A

    Single Market / Customs Union - A Tragic Loss

    As humans, we have an innate tendency to take what we have for granted. Very often, we don’t appreciate the true meaning or value of something, until it’s gone. Then sadly it can all too often be too late. Barely two weeks into the final Brexit trade deal, I dare say there are many, many...
  15. TFF

    Statement from Red Tractor

    Due to the number of threads on TFF at the moment, we have requested a statement from Red Tractor to see if they will be taking into account what indiviudal farmers are saying and the overwhelming numbers on the two polls.
  16. T


    Does anyone have a cure for this disease that seems to be quite common with farmers? On a serious note is it possible to help change a hoarder, I’ve been trying for around twenty years and as soon as you seem to be getting somewhere it’s soon back to normal.
  17. 7610 super q

    TFF top 10 cliche chart....

    Still at number one after 5 years.... " Chip on your shoulder " New entry at number 2...... " Echo chamber " Non mover at number 3....... " Why is this in Agricultural Matters " Number 4....... " Throwing toys out of the pram " At number...
  18. Princess Pooper

    RABI survey (more than one way to skin a cat... Red Tractor)

    RABI have commissioned University of Exeter to look into aspects of farm life including mental health and causes of farming stress. There is a nice big box at the end for comments. In my case a lot was said about Red Tractor. ;) RABI does get listened to by Defra, RPA, etc...
  19. 7610 super q

    25 Red Tractor threads....

    ......On the go at any one time, yet nothing ever happens.
  20. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...