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neilo

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
Montgomeryshire
🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔No the sheep are just a hobby to be honest 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Well the Zwartbles and Charollais are anyway 👍

Which is fine, but you can really attribute the cost of all your fertiliser and diesel to them in that case. Unless you’re trying to make an arable enterprise look good of course.:)
I know most of my input costs are down to the arable here, certainly not the baa baas.
 

z.man

Member
Mixed Farmer
Location
central scotland
Which is fine, but you can really attribute the cost of all your fertiliser and diesel to them in that case. Unless you’re trying to make an arable enterprise look good of course.:)
I know most of my input costs are down to the arable here, certainly not the baa baas.
Yes , I know, but the deal on offer was £30 less per lamb for £200 fert and half price fuel ......I wasn’t for quibbling about the detail I just shook the mans hand 😉
 

Henarar

Member
Livestock Farmer
Location
Somerset
Read my post above, their numbers will drop severely unless they already have clover rich leys and don’t use much fert anyway. Plus there is little incentive with no payments for converting now and all organic environmental schemes not taking new contracts and I don’t know of many meat buyers wanting more organic produce either
There is conversation payments
 

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

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Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...
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