Proven tyres to last


Don't mind paying a bit extra for tyres for good stuff. Need tyres for a tractor which will never wear them out instead they will perish in about 20 years probably. Which tyres last the longest without perishing out too quickly? They will still probably have 80 per cent on them in 20 years. It never does road work. It just spreads fert mainly on very steep ground so need good grip always.

What tyres are generally good to last? Good years used to be brilliant

Could a ‘Meat Tax’ be on the cards in the UK?

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Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland

The latest machination coming from the so-called ‘opinion formers’, who seem to have the ear of government advisors in London, is the introduction of a ‘Meat Tax’ at consumer level.

This approach, it is argued, would have the combined impact of reducing meat consumption levels (I can really see the health benefits coming through now), while also helping to reduce the overall carbon footprint of production agriculture.

What absolute drivel! In my opinion, none of this makes sense at any level. This is a scurrilous and unfounded attack on livestock farming in this part of the world.

Yet, it has to be taken seriously. I make this point because economists at Rothamsted Research have already crunched the numbers where the introduction of a ‘UK...