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  1. Thread: Jack caley

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    Re: Jack caley

    Very sadly, I heard that Jack passed away yesterday. He died from a long standing condition and not related to todays issues.
    He was a true gentleman and a great friend to all in agriculture, his...
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    Re: Adverts appearing in posts

    I have always had a policy never to click on any box, that is how you import viruses
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    Adverts appearing in posts

    I was a bit concerned to see an advert appear in a post I made yesterday.
    I have no issue with adverts, as the forum must pay for itself in some way, but I rather hope that such an ad, does not...
  4. Thread: Jack caley

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    Re: Jack caley

    Mark I am so sorry to hear this news. Jack is a true gentleman and very free with much good advice to anyone who asks. I am sad that I have never met him in person as I know our paths have crossed in...
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    Re: end of red diesel

    Well no change thankfully. however regarding the fuel itself. The bulk of UK farm fuels are supplied by Certas in one way our another.
    Agricultural fuel oil specs although similar to DERV do indeed...
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    Re: end of red diesel

    I think it is still up in the air and one of many different revenue streams the chancellor will be looking at.
    It would be handy for paying for continued agricultural support :mad:
    The government...
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    Re: So....WHO IS....completely out of touch?

    It is ridiculous to blame the NFU for this situation Jack and you should know it.
    The old production based subsidies had to go to avoid issues with the WTO. They were sa fudge to ensure ongoing...
  8. Thread: Veganism!

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    Re: Veganism!

    Have you posted the right link?;)
  9. Thread: Veganism!

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    Re: Veganism!

    Somehow think that is not in the UK;)
    I think where you have rural communities many miles from any large town it is very much easier for these places to thrive
  10. Thread: Veganism!

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    Re: Veganism!

    We have 2 farm shops locally
    One is a local pig farmer, has a site 4 miles from Bury St Edmunds a town with quite a high per capita income.
    He has invested heavily with an on site butchery selling...
  11. Thread: Veganism!

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    Re: Veganism!

    From what I have seen over the years , direct sales have had little success except for a very few who can maintain a high public profile such as Jimmy of Jimmy's farm.

    Even then I guess he makes...
  12. Thread: Missing

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    Re: Missing

    Yes, but the whole thing is a bit odd, unless he went missing twice

    I know nothing but the fact that he was reported found in 2019 and the first report is 2013
    Hope it is not some family thing
  13. Thread: flooding

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    Re: flooding

    That is heart breaking , So sorry to see that
  14. Thread: Missing

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    Re: Missing

    possibly the phone number has passed to a new owner and this message may be causing issues.
  15. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    It was not just the unions etc.
    The governments handling of the steel industry after Nationalisation was to effectively put a lead weight round all British heavy industry's neck.
    A friend of mine...
  16. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    Jack
    it was never the EU which killed the pig industry, that is one industry where there blame can be laid entirely at the door of Westminster
    their pandering to the welfare fanatics resulting in...
  17. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    Absolutely right Jack
    As a committed retainer I recognised once Boris won on his ticket the game was up and it was no longer any good campaigning for another vote.
    We all have to work together to...
  18. Thread: Free at last

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    Re: Free at last

    Not if Boris gets his Canada deal or even a Norway style deal, then we shall really be law takers and not law makers!
    And then we will have Carrie and her merry band of Animals rights activist...
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    Re: Happy New Year!

    I thought it was an asteroid that did for Diplodocus;)
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    Thankfully yes it was 5 years ago and both made a full recovery, however I was very concerned discussing this with a young friend of ours who has recently finished nursing training told me that...
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    The shame is that the NHS ( which I certainly owe my life to ) can and do wonderful things, but in other ways are stuck in the dark ages. They have far too many people who are so firmly stuck in...
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    Re: Modern technology!

    which brings us to the age old question, How long is a ball of string? need a good one to stretch to Tassie:D
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    Re: Roundup Class Action Lawsuit

    so a farmer or gardener gets cancer, lets get on the gravy train, very few of us have not had some contact with Roundup. might asc well hit the jack pot in the courts. Not sure how Canadian courts...
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    Re: Farm worker shortage

    good luck to anyone offering 6.38 an hour here ( Canadian minimum wage )
    I know many organic farms rely on Woofers ( check them out ) only get board and lodging, but hey ho it is a good thing to do...
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    Re: Election Result Predictions?

    I expect it was " dry little sticks in 76":undecided:

    The trouble with so many of these schemes today is the huge number of deer across the country who just love to coppice them no matter how tall...
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