Redekop weed smasher thingy

willy

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Mixed Farmer
Location
Rutland
Does anyone have one or use one, seem like a really good idea and another tool in the box regards weed control.
 

snarling bee

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Arable Farmer
Location
Bedfordshire
And in straw and falling off balers. But when more than 50% is already on the floor the extra expense and diesel usage would probably not be economic.
 

snarling bee

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Arable Farmer
Location
Bedfordshire
I might have a problem in a contract farmed bit. They imported 1 load of horse muck, until I questioned it. It is thickest where it was spread.
I need to confirm species before I panic.
 

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...
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