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    John, Paul, George and Ringo.

    Friend of ours consulted his agronomist about their newly sown rape crop. He just said that John, Paul, George and Ringo were living in it.
    Strange how the greens can create a dilemma. Tonight my...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    The ironic thing as far as I am concerned is the fact that governments create inflation by printing money, and then they have a glorious opportunity to tax the inflation.
    At the moment I have a...
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    Re: Goves miracle!

    There is somewhat of a difference in what you describe, and the proposed action of Gove in this country.
    Goves action is self inflicted. It will still end in the destruction of British Agriculture....
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    Goves miracle!

    Just wondered what the forum thinks of Mr Goves miracle replacement of the CAP.
    To me it illustrates a total misunderstanding of what the CAP and the preceding subsidies were. Of course the...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    You are correct, I think in the figure of 325 for your mothers estate. You have not mentioned your father, or if she had a partner. In certain circumstances, the wife or husbands allowances can also...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    If the land is still in her name, I think no capital gains may be taxed??
    possibly inheritance tax if enough money.
    Jack Caley
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    My son and myself farm about 200 acres now.At one time we farmed much more but had a family sort out.Always a difficult situation. Your proposals to sell the land do make sense, you can surely make...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    Normally it would best to prepare a property for sale at its best, but I really do not think it will make much difference in this case. An experienced farmer would not be fooled by appearances, he...
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    Re: Broadbandwith

    Are BT really losing the best efficient rounds?
    Am I right in assuming that Openreach actually get the line rental?
    In theory Openreach. Is not supposed to be controlled by BT, but we actually...
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    Re: Broadbandwith

    All this nit picking over whether it is 4, 6, or 7 is merely playing in to the hands oF BT who trying to avoid the cost which would be paid back over the years in increased charges for glassfibre....
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    2018 harvest

    Farmers are reputed to grumble all the time.
    Just for once I am optimistic.
    We have one field left to combine which I hope we will get tomorrow, the sea mist stopped us today at about 4 pm, but...
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    Re: Broadbandwith

    The whole business of BT,s virtual control makes me mad. BT inherited all the telephone network in what was virtually a privatised daylight robbery. Communications in a modern society is of national...
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    Re: Broadbandwith

    late last night, about 8pm I had a visit from their technical rep in the area. to be honest I was impressed with him, really knew his stuff. He changed the router and tested it all out. I am getting...
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    Re: Broadbandwith

    I have had their tech bloke tonight, a very competent young man. Maybe we are getting somewhere, will keep you posted.
    jack caley
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    Broadbandwith

    Please forgive if this is not agricultural.
    We can only get about 4mbps speeds with BT copper lines, no prospect of faster, so I have been exploring the possibility of microwave with a company...
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    Re: Abbey diet feeder not weighing correct

    What weigh system is it?
    jack caley
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    I have googled abbey feeders, looks like they use dig I started systems.
    Maybe David King Electronics could advise you, maybe send him the weigh head...
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    Re: Glysophate scare

    The environmentalists will never forgive Monsanto for GM, so they will keep up the attack forever.
    Bayey apparently are going to change the name, but I think they will still carry on.
    Jack Caley
  18. Re: Bereavement Leave Entitlement in England (for Farm Assistant/Worker)

    I am somewhat disappointed in his employer if he is taking a draconian position on this. Has he really been approached on the matter?
    Mostly in our part of the world an employee on a farm is part of...
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    Re: A night on the tiles.

    I think if they were here the hawks would have them in a rattle. We are constantly restocking with pigeons, and there are far fewer small birds now.
    jack caley
  20. Re: Concave calamity and gone with the wind...........

    Many,many years ago, in the days of crawleR tractors and trailed cultivators, our neighbours crawler driver decided he would burn the straw out of the cultivator! I was in the Air Force at the time,...
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    Re: Gee you have won!

    these latest scare mongering techniques are amusing.
    for instance running out of food. it just confirms exactly how much it would have been better for us to pull out and let them come to us. just...
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    Re: Gee you have won!

    The funny part of all the shonet that surrounds that idiot trump, is that actions speak louder than words.
    Remember all the hookah there was about his golf courses in Scotland? In the end he got his...
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    Re: Gee you have won!

    My point about being used as a pawn is that for instance, US tariffs on cars from Europe are less than in reverse. If we manage to achieve Brexit with an open border with Ireland, Europe will not be...
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    Re: Gee you have won!

    It just does confirm though that the UK is being used in the whole Brexit scam.
    Why should the US have to pay the protectionist Europe .excess tariffs?
    Jack caley
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    Re: Gee you have won!

    Who would have dreamt at the last election that the conservatives would have lost 33 seats?
    Corbyn played a blinder about austerity etc. He ignored Brexit and immigration and I think would repeat...
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