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  1. 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...
  2. MX7

    Jeremy Clarkson's Sunday Times Magazine "Farming" article

    Some may find this entertaining, but a very serious article as well. If someone can scan the original article on to here please do
  3. Bald Rick

    What are YOU doing to mitigate against Climate Change?

    It’s an interesting thought whether you believe in it or not. I have to confess I have done nothing. In fact, probably worse as we plough a lot albeit we are intending to look at strip till for maize To be honest, it will only be cost saving measures we adopt to the benefit of the business...
  4. jerseycowsman

    Open lies about dairy farming

    Ok guys, I want to make sure my figures are generally right before I do the NFUs job and write to the economist and grocer magazines and the BBC about all this obvious bollox that is being spouted! Having done my carbon footprint and realising that mine and the UK average were quite low. I...
  5. holwellcourtfarm

    DEFRA Call for Evidence - Labelling for Animal Welfare

    https://consult.defra.gov.uk/animal-welfare-market-interventions-and-labelling/labelling-for-animal-welfare/ Food industry & farmers: There is currently no clear, consistent way to differentiate between products that meet or exceed the UK’s baseline welfare regulations – whether domestically...
  6. holwellcourtfarm

    DEFRA consultation on on approach to beaver reintroduction and management in England

    DEFRA have a consultation on how further Beaver re-introductions in England should be managed: https://consult.defra.gov.uk/natural-environment-policy/beaver-reintroduction-and-management/ While we intend to give beavers legal protection please note we are beginning a review of species...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Government launches plans to extend ‘cabotage’ rights for EU HGV drivers

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Thousands more HGV deliveries could be made each month in the UK under government plans to help bolster the country’s supply chains by temporarily extending so-called ‘cabotage’ rights. The proposals set out in a consultation mean foreign operators that...
  8. Green oak

    Coldplays world tour.

    Carbon neutral. Going to plant a tree with every ticket sold. To offset there private plane journeys around the world.
  9. M

    Selling Hay?

    sell a fair bit of Hay and Haylage. majority local and most collected off farm. However some one wanted supplying with round hay about 3.5 mile away. Thought take with jeep and trailer half hour job £40 all in... Now she says has to be taken with tractor put on pallet then pushed in a small...
  10. W

    Liquid fert prices?

    What are you liquid boys being quoted?
  11. S

    14/10/21 Urgent Combine required Kent

    Does anyone have an old Claas Dominator or similar available for rent in mid Kent near Marden .
  12. Bald Rick

    COP26 ... Your predictions

    The time is nearly here when the "great and good" will gather in Glasgow to thrash out ways to combat Global Warming. Our Dear Leader is in charge and we know he likes to project Britain as "World Beating". Therefore I am expecting a grandstanding announcement from him. What do you think it...
  13. Agriland RSS

    China imposes ban on UK beef following BSE case

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland China has announced that it is imposing a ban on imports of British beef following the confirmation of a single case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in England last month. The announcement was made yesterday, Monday, October 11, and the ban...
  14. S

    JFC pellet store, green, 3 tonne, including wood pellets

    Wood pellet store including approx 60% full of wood pellets. Has suffered a crack in the top half currently held with gaffer to stop leakage but no doubt reaparible (see picture). Resides in south east London, residential. No longer required due to boiler fuel change. The fuel is sound but...
  15. C

    Interest Rates Predicted To Rise Very Soon

    Interest rates are to rise they say to control inflation, but a load of rubbish how can a rate rise control price rises which are not in our control...ie Fuel, Food,Energy and even Boris wants wages to rise well nearly everything really...i just do not get it, all i see it doing is making folk...
  16. Agriland RSS

    M&S commits to sustainable agriculture through 5-year programme

    Written by Rachel Martin from Agriland M&S has committed to sustainable agriculture through a new five-year collaborative programme designed to help its Select Farmers gain resilience to the biggest environmental challenges they face. The ‘Farming with Nature’ programme will provide farmers...
  17. slim shiny

    Guess the offence

    Just saw this on faceache, maybe one for @Cab-over Pete
  18. M

    Training/New skills

    Good Afternoon I am looking to extend my skillset as I find I am lacking in certain areas as we go into winter maintenance season. E.G welding,fabrication,general tips. I am looking to do this on weekends as I wont get the time off during the week. Is there anyone on here willing to pass down...
  19. Agriland RSS

    How to hire a poultry worker or HGV food driver with a temporary visa

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, along with the Department for Transport and the Home Office, has published a guide for employers on recruiting workers on the temporary visa scheme. The scheme is open for applications now. Below...
  20. Farfrae

    UK Public now Eating Significantly Less Meat

    The BBC in full flow this morning. The agenda is writ large https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-58831636
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