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Tim G

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Andy26

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How do you get on with the t bar gripples for the strainer posts? do they keep the wire as tight as tying off method?
I've used a few of these, I find them ok, they are especially useful for the bottom wire where it can be very fiddly to tie off.

Although with a tie-off tool you can make a tidier tighter join.
 

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Report shows environment subsidies provide more stable income than direct payments

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Written by Charlotte Cunningham

Subsidies paid to farmers for protecting the environment lead to more stable incomes compared with payments based purely on the number of ha being farmed, according to a new study of farms in England and Wales. Charlotte Cunningham reports. The research, from Rothamsted Research, the University of Reading and Newcastle University, also shows that farmers shouldn’t put all their eggs in one basket, as those diversifying into a wider variety of crops or livestock receive more consistent year-to-year incomes – as do those who reduce their use of fertiliser and pesticides. Lead author and PhD student, Caroline Harkness said: “Farmers are facing increasing pressures due...
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