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  1. SIABOD50

    Who dreamed up Carbon offset.

    More smoke and mirrors bulls**t . Just a paper shuffling exercise to tick a box to appear green (ish). Whilst continuing to not actually do anything different .. Farmers just doing the same , utilities, big corporations throwing a bit of cash at them, then saying we are green . The world...
  2. SouthWestSeedsCornwall

    Situation Vacant Agents Required

    We are seeking commission based agents to market our quality seeds to farmer and growers across the South West and beyond. South West Seeds are a growing dynamic, independent positive company, offering well paid commissions on a wide portfolio of seeds. This includes both conventional and...
  3. A

    Small lorry

    Looking at price of used 4x4 pickups seem to be getting expensive. For what you pay they don't seem to last. Rust or engine issue. Does anyone use 7.5 ton lorries instead of 4x4s for general farm work. They seem to be a lot cheaper. Maybe better for towing also
  4. bobk

    New Highway code rules ffs

    You couldn't make this sh!t up https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10432079/Highway-Code-overhaul-tells-cyclists-pedal-middle-road-takes-effect-DAYS.html
  5. Agriland RSS

    Tiree woman takes prestigious Argyll & The Islands award

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Susan Lamont from Tiree is this year’s recipient of the Stalwart award, presented annually by NFU Scotland’s Argyll & the Islands region. The Stalwart award, created in 2016 and awarded for the first time in 2017, recognises those who have given time...
  6. D

    3m trailered mower conditioner

    Looking for a new 3m trailered mower conditioner. It would be replacing a 20 year old krone, cutting around 200 acres a year. Currently considering either a Claas, krone or Kuhn but would be interested on people’s thoughts on other makes too?
  7. Stags Agri

    South West Online Timed Sale - Closing on 30th January 2022

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JANUARY ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 45+ TRACTORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FIRST SEASONAL SALE OF FODDER FOR 2022 CLOSING ON: SUNDAY 30TH JANUARY FROM 7PM ENTRIES SO FAR INCLUDE: TRACTORS...
  8. Stags Agri

    South West November Online Timed Sale of 45+ Tractors, Vehicles etc (850 Lots) - Closing on 30th January 2022

    NOW LIVE! THE SOUTH WEST JANUARY ONLINE TIMED COLLECTIVE SALE OF 45+ TRACTORS, TELEHANDLERS & VEHICLES, FARM MACHINERY LIVESTOCK & GENERAL EQUIPMENT IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE FIRST SEASONAL SALE OF FODDER FOR 2022 CLOSING ON: SUNDAY 30TH JANUARY FROM 7PM ENTRIES SO FAR INCLUDE...
  9. Agriland RSS

    Decisions on rural schools should not be purely cost-driven – Sugden

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland East Derry MLA Claire Sugden has expressed concern that the vital contribution of rural schools to their communities is not being considered in a purely cost-driven approach to school sustainability. A report by the Education Authority last week...
  10. Zebbedee

    Tig welding newbe

    Looking at getting a tig welder but no idea what I need.? Have a 400amp Lincoln mig with separate power source can I use it to power tig unit? Want to weld normal steel steel along with stainless and aluminium Would rather a big industrial machine secondhand rather than a new hobby machine Seen...
  11. Mark Hatton

    Agri Shows - are we seeing the end??

    I've attended two excellent dealer events over the last couple of days, both incredibly well supported by manufactures, with strong customer attendance and very positive feedback at both events. My question is would you prefer local dealer events, be it open days or working demos, supported by...
  12. E

    Tempo or maestro?

    Hi, looking at changing the maize drill , I’ve found a tempo and a maestro both yom 13 ,could someone please tell me the pros and cons of either drill? and experiences good and bad from calibration,forward speed,depth control,? tia elj
  13. Agriland RSS

    Renewable fuels can offer climate-protection option for agriculture

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland Using renewable fuels consistently will have an immediate impact on climate protection in the transport sector. Such fuel can also offer a readily available climate-protection option for agriculture and forestry, according to the German Bioenergy...
  14. S

    Importing From Europe

    Can anyone who is currently Importing Used Tractor/Fork Lifts/ General Construction or Farm Machinery From Europe Confirm if any Import Duty is payable? Thanks
  15. G

    Prospective pay rise

    Always been paid based on a 39 hr week plus o/t at time and a half. This time I have been offered a choice of a rise carrying on with the same set up , or a higher basic figure plus 1.4 o/t. Based on my average annual o/t hours, there’s only £140 difference in my gross earnings. It’s set me...
  16. Rowland

    California to ban small engines

    Californias government wants to ban small engines - lawnmowers chain saws etc - Forward thinking or not ? Few articles about it https://www.thedrive.com/news/42744/california-is-banning-small-engines-heres-what-it-means...
  17. B

    Best way to lift & transport a 2 wheeled farm bike?

    Evening Bit of a weird one, but I'll give it a go. What's the easiest, quickest, cheapest and safest way to lift and transport a 2 wheeler using a tractor & front end loader? Back story: Occassionally, I need to drive a tractor to the other side of the farm, leave it there to do a long term...
  18. F

    Jcb 4220 or fendt 722/724.

    Right! How are people getting on with the Jcb 4220 Lots of the problems sorted out? Both run the same gear box. Is the many out there doing mixed work on a day to day basic. Umbilical trailers loader work putting stuff on and off all day. Sumo plough drill ect. I have had a demo of Jcb a few...
  19. TFF

    Root Exudation of Primary Metabolites doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.00157

    Root Exudation of Primary Metabolites: Mechanisms and Their Roles in Plant Responses to Environmental Stimuli Authors: Alberto Canarini, Christina Kaiser, Andrew Merchant, Andreas Richter and Wolfgang Wanek Root exudation is an important process determining plant interactions with the soil...
  20. W

    What are my cows worth ?

    How long is a piece of string? I have been milking for 45 years + and never bought or sold a milking cow, they’ve all gone as barrens, but I’ve reached an age when it’s time to give up. Easy option is an on farm dispersal sale so I know I am getting the true market value. Arriving at a value...
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