Proper Lime

well it will never dry out, thats for sure, but mixed with water it spreads fine, 70G stays suspended in 1L of water without much effort, its got the feel of flour, so washed it all over a nice big rush patch on a shaleclay field and will watch for change. Water read 12ph on litmus and 5g of slurry disolved 100% from cloudy white to crystal clear with yellow dust in 40ml of sulphuric acid... no lime left.... now thats what I want.

Down side is the supply is ad hoc and in winter just left to run out on the floor.
 

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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

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The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...
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