End of the Road for Small Livestock Farms?

Location
Ceredigion
No sadly I have to as well [emoji23]
How lucky you are ,
I have a thousand jobs
Well it feels like somedays , still have to fit in 100 miles biking week to protect my mind and heath
Which takes me on to how dad started
Left school with just the clothes on his back
Got a job on a farm estate at Betley .Worked nights on Crewe Station loading goods vans and also had a log round , cutting trees down with an axe and cross cut saw , doctor told him if he did not slow up it would kill him , so he found 30 acre farm to rent Married Mum and put her in charge of milking [emoji1787]
 
How lucky you are ,
I have a thousand jobs
Well it feels like somedays , still have to fit in 100 miles biking week to protect my mind and heath
Which takes me on to how dad started
Left school with just the clothes on his back
Got a job on a farm estate at Betley .Worked nights on Crewe Station loading goods vans and also had a log round , cutting trees down with an axe and cross cut saw , doctor told him if he did not slow up it would kill him , so he found 30 acre farm to rent Married Mum and put her in charge of milking [emoji1787]
Aye, I’ve got a thousand jobs that need doing, could do with a year off farming to catch up 😂😂😂
 
Location
Ceredigion
Aye, I’ve got a thousand jobs that need doing, could do with a year off farming to catch up [emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]
How about a TFF bike team [emoji1787]
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Y Fan Wen

Member
Location
N W Snowdonia
Actually they are adding new renewable tech faster than most, it’s just population demands and old polices they had that is messing them up with all these coal fired power stations, I personally think they will play ball, because we can tax them one way or another if they don’t.
The other reason I belive they will is because they are taking climate change seriously at least they seem to be making great efforts in that direction planting Forrest’s etc.
When we were being shown round the 3 gorges dam system, the guide told us there were plans for 5 more dams on the Yangtze further upstream. There are 32 generators of 700Mw each. Each one is about the same as Trawsynydd's twin reactors.
 

35% of English and Welsh farmers possibly/probably depressed

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has today, Thursday, October 14, published the findings of The Big Farming Survey, which shows 35% of English and Welsh farmers are either possibly or probably depressed.

The survey, based on over 15,000 responses, concentrates on the health and well-being of the farming community in England and Wales in the 2020s.

The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) is a national charity that provides support to the farming community across England and Wales.

Mental health​


Mental well-being, the survey notes, describes our ability to cope with the ‘ups and downs’ of everyday life.

According to the survey, 14% of the farming community is ‘possibly depressed’ while...
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