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son has just had a good deal, of e'bay, 15 10 x4x2 water troughs, £66 pounds each, + £200 delivery, that will make up for a drop in butterfat !
That sale at exeter monday, was a bit scary, was told the best cows would be nudging £3,000, by the autumn, didn't believe that, when told back, a while, now think they might be close to that.
Barren cow price seems to keep creeping up, as well, trouble is, as what we sell, rises, so do all our imputs, if there is a crash, there are going to be causalities in the ag supply industry.
 
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Cornwall
son has just had a good deal, of e'bay, 15 10 x4x2 water troughs, £66 pounds each, + £200 delivery, that will make up for a drop in butterfat !
That sale at exeter monday, was a bit scary, was told the best cows would be nudging £3,000, by the autumn, didn't believe that, when told back, a while, now think they might be close to that.
Barren cow price seems to keep creeping up, as well, trouble is, as what we sell, rises, so do all our imputs, if there is a crash, there are going to be causalities in the ag supply industry.

Top on Monday was £2300.
 
Not much shade but plenty of water.
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cows are about 300m away
 

Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

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Update on the Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot

Written by Lisa Applin

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In July, we opened the applications window for farmers to join our Sustainable Farming Incentive pilot.

The Sustainable Farming Incentive is 1 of the 3 new environmental land management schemes. It sits alongside the future Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes.

Through the Sustainable Farming Incentive, farmers will be paid for environmentally sustainable actions – ones that are simple to do and do not require previous agri-environment scheme experience.

We are piloting the scheme to...
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