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  1. W

    Leaving job without notice

    Hi. If an employee just leaves and doesn't come back can the employer do anything about it?
  2. bobk

    Labour want another lockdown

    Bet they would , may not have to go to work until March , lazy buggers https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-59027290
  3. Chasingmytail

    So why are so many vaccinated people getting Covid?

    Makes no sense to me I know so many people who were double vac yet been ill. Ive had an argument with my mum that its failed to promise. So vaccinated and non vac give the same risks to the vulnerable. Then she says that will have it a lot less than non-vac - how does she know this what...
  4. The Guardian RSS

    Global heating ‘may lead to epidemic of kidney disease’

    Global heating ‘may lead to epidemic of kidney disease’ Written by Natalie Grover from the Guardian Deadly side-effect of heat stress is threat to rising numbers of workers in hot climates, doctors warn ‘You shouldn’t work if your kidneys are failing – but people can’t afford not to’ Read...
  5. CPM RSS

    RABI publishes Big Farming Survey results

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine RABI’s Big Farming Survey results have revealed that despite the farming community facing significant mental and physical health challenges, more than 50% remain optimistic about the future of their farm businesses. The results, which are based...
  6. Farm Business RSS

    Wagtail offers safe and versatile hose handling

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Tramspread has designed and manufactured a new hose handler to help when spreading umbilically. The Tramspread ‘Wagtail’ Hose Humper pivots to both the left and right which enables more accurate hose placing outside tramlines which reduces pipe wear...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Confidential helpline set up to support pig industry

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A confidential, 24-hour helpline has been set up by the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) to support workers affected by the current crisis in the British pig industry. The helpline will supplement the charity’s current system of support...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    RABI launches Big Farming Survey results

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business RABI’s Big Farming Survey results have revealed that despite the farming community facing significant mental and physical health challenges, more than 50% remain optimistic about the future of their farm businesses. The results, which are based on over...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Maincrop potato harvest: Significant variation in yields reported

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland Potato packer Wilson’s Country is confirming that approximately half of this year’s maincrop is now out of the ground. However, growers throughout the country are reporting significant variations in yields. “The weather has remained good over...
  10. Farm Business RSS

    Big Farming Survey reveals high depression and anxiety rates among farmers

    Written by Iain Hoey from Farm Business The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institute (RABI) have announced the results of their Big Farming Survey, which investigated the health and wellbeing of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s, reports agricultural journalist Meghan...
  11. the-mad-welder

    EN8 or EN24T?

    I've got a breaker head for a 30t machine to make, its on 90mm pins. Similar to he attached but the pins won't be welded but on bushes and bolted in. I'd normally use EN16T but can't source it at the moment and have been offered EN8 and EN24T. In the learned opinion on here, which would be the...
  12. KieronHollis

    Pedigree Lleyn or Fat Lambs? Texel X?

    I’ve got a small flock of 15 pedigree Lleyn ewes this year. 3rd time lambing my own. First year with 8 ewes and last year with 18. Should I stick to breeding with a pedigree Lleyn tup and keep my own ewe lambs or should I simply put a texel on them and sell every lamb I have. pros of the texel...
  13. topground

    SFI Pilot Agreement contract.

    Set out below is the text of the agreement DEFRA expect me to sign to be part of the Sustainable Farming Incentive Pilot (SFI Pilot) Agreement with my details omitted. The poll is for fun (perhaps) DEFRA expect me to sign this without knowing what the payment rates will be over a three year...
  14. Agriland RSS

    NSA praises rural charity for highlighting sector’s mental health challenges

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The National Sheep Association (NSA) is paying high regard to Rural Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) and its work on the Big Farming Survey, where results have revealed that stress, depression, and anxiety are all common features of farming...
  15. P

    Log splitter options

    Hi , what’s everyone’s thoughts on the best brand of log splitter ? Is pto driven much of an advantage over straight from tractor hydraulics ? Thanks
  16. T

    Are Contractors rates having to go up.

    Due to the hike in machinery and fuel costs along with the increase price in electricity and the standard of living.We do a small amount of contracting and grain drying and I feel we will have to charge more to make it worthwhile. Thoughts ?
  17. Agriland RSS

    New disease-free potato is resistant to blight

    Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland A new, disease-free potato, named CIP-Matilde, has been developed by international breeders in collaboration with farmers in Peru. All those involved with the development of this new variety claim that it is inherently resistant to late blight...
  18. Agriland RSS

    35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed. The survey, based on over...
  19. onthehoof

    A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/986150548883807/permalink/1154013482097512/
  20. jacobl741

    Prevention against pneumonia

    I read an article somewhere (can’t remember where) saying that cases of pneumonia are likely to be a lot higher this winter than others. Having had a couple of mild cases over the last year or two I’m just wondering what people are using to prevent it. I’m sure it will be cheaper than the...
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