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Stuart1

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1st cut all in and finished on Saturday morning, two pits covered for lunchtime Saturday. Time to relax….
 

yin ewe

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Livestock Farmer
Location
Co Antrim
Grass is heavier here for the middle of May, cut back 25kg on the fert and was about 10 days later of sowing. Mild winter has helped I think, very little frost or snow or maybe we've sowing too much fert for years.
 

Mouser

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Location
near Belfast
Don't know the reason, but I find when mowing round the country some seasons grass is thicker and some seasons slurry grows more grass than usual. This season seems to be both. Didn't get ours in but contractor is 500 acre closer at least. Just need an accurate good forecast! 🤦🏼‍♂️
 

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...
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