transport

  1. Agriland RSS

    Veterans receive funding for HGV driver training programme

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The government will provide £100,000 in funding to get more veterans in HGV driving roles, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Steve Barclay has announced. The new announcement is on top of the £25 million of government funding being distributed...
  2. Banana Bar

    Strikes

    Looks as though the posties are going to come out as well. Good job I say. Should make everyone realise how totally irrelevant a daily postal service is. I would get rid of 50 % of the posties and go for every 2nd or 3rd day delivery. Why do we need a daily service? BB
  3. R

    Curious to know the main reason?

    I'm not a farmer, but I'm very often on a farm because of work and pastimes, and to be honest I've not had a problem getting permission for either shooting (night shooting foxes mainly) or metal detecting (occasionally). But, it would appear many others do have problems getting "permissions"...
  4. R

    REPLACING TM155

    Looking to replace/upgrade a 2003 TM155 with similar, but less hours and 50k. Would a T6.175 compare, though only 140hp, (boosts to 175 on PTO/transport.)? Other NH models? Budget £20,000 to change.
  5. H

    Vicon twin rotor rake

    Anyone got one.....are they any good . Looking at a 644 model .
  6. Bramble

    Self propelled sprayer Louth to Warwick

    Transport wanted for self propelled sprayer Louth, Lincs to Warwick 07967137202
  7. Agriland RSS

    All-terrain electric 4×4 truck receives £17m in funding

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland An all-terrain, 4×4 electric delivery truck designed for emerging markets and electric motorbikes are among the projects benefiting from more than £43 million of government and industry funding. The two projects have been awarded funding through the...
  8. D

    Lots of veg growers packing up

    Gosh we have lost some growers in recent years & heard today about two more. Edward Cook grower of carrots & sprouts top class produce. AB Jones certainly the best caulie & broccoli of any grower in the country. Both from the Southport area, Merseyside. Any sales coming up? I will be shot...
  9. J

    Best 2nd hand loader tractor for a livestock farm.

    What would be the best and most reliable 2nd hand loader tractor,110hp-140hp, for under £40 k ? Claas,Massey,Case,and Valtra dealers all within 7 miles away.New Holland about 20 miles.
  10. Agriland RSS

    £300m grant scheme launched for commercial electric vehicles

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The government is closing the plug-in car grant scheme to new orders after supporting the sale of nearly half a million electric cars. £300 million in grant funding will now be refocused towards extending plug-in grants to boost sales of plug-in...
  11. Jackov Altraids

    The transition from BPS to ELMS

    Imagine you were offered the job of your dreams. The only downside was a long commute requiring the use of a car. You have to take it up and give it a go and you love it although the expenses mean it doesn't pay well. This means you are considering a move to be closer to the job when a neighbour...
  12. Vader

    Lot of stood grass in cornwall.

    Just back from a week down there. Normally most grass cut by now. LOT of stood seeding grass, not much livestock about either...
  13. A

    Kuhn 4014 wrapper

    Thinking of swapping from my McHale 988 any users of the Kuhn and how do you rate it. . ? Cheers
  14. Steevo

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan

    Boris Johnson unveils ‘grow for Britain’ plan British farmers urged to put more resources into producing fruit and vegetables to help ease cost of living and food threat from Ukraine war ByTony Diver, WHITEHALL CORRESPONDENT10 June 2022 • 8:50pm Boris Johnson gets in touch with the locals at...
  15. Farm Classifieds

    Self locking yokes

    Self locking yokes Advert added by: Machinery Details Category: Livestock Equipment Livestock Handling Equipment Price: £300 Condition: Excellent Description Deboer self locking yokes. 3 meter panels with 4 cows per panel. We will remove them and put on pallets. Can...
  16. Barleycorn

    The vegan nutters are going to blockade milk tankers now.

    https://london.veganlifelive.com/event/this-changes-everything-with-dan-kidby-animal-rebellion/?fbclid=IwAR2gSyRIQBvPdOWDFDlUWXwcrVaH4Mwj27A0kDdkpmpXNdN89qyyoBH1tw0
  17. M

    Is food getting too expensive?

    Or are there too many other things to spend on than there were back in the days when food cost was a much bigger proportion of household expenditure? What are these other things that compete with food?
  18. MX7

    Why/how are oil companies and supermarkets making record profits?

    You must think I am rather dim for asking the above question. BUT please bear with me. In manufacturing or commodity production ( combinable crops) To make a large profit margin, the price of the commodity/ product needs to be a lot more than the cost of producing or sourcing that product/...
  19. David1968

    Price of Concrete.

    How much is a cube of concrete these days? Ballpark figure. Before I waste someone's time getting a quote only to tell them I can't afford it :(
  20. B

    Worlds gone f***ing mad!

    https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/new-zealand-price-sheep-cow-burps-cut-greenhouse-gases-2022-06-08/
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