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    Re: Cash waiting

    If you were prepared to come here at 7.15 every morning we have plenty of pigeons on our rape!
    jack caley
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    Re: Drilling 50mm holes.

    We find the rotor broach a good investment. It is positive, use it anywhere and it is very stable. The drills are expensive, but the old morse taper would cost a fortune now. Of course on the old...
  3. Re: To creep or not to creep..... that is my question

    I will admit to having an axe to grind, as we sell mill mixers(see link below), but if you cost out nearly all rations, based on analysis, you will find there is usually a minimum of 35 per tonne...
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    Re: Happy New Year

    Also a good New Year from me, and a prosperous one!
    It is going to be a prosperous one for me, I am going to win the lottery.
    Bit difficult though, I never buy a ticket.
    jack caley
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    Re: Happy Christmas

    Thank you all for Christmas wishes.
    I am sitting here in front of a nice warm fire, waiting for a great Christmas dinner.
    I am reminded of a much different Christmas, way back in 1954. The duty...
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    Happy Christmas

    Just to wish everyone on the Forum, Happy Christmas and. Good New Year,
    jack caley
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    Re: Fuel for AGA/Rayburn oil cookers

    I did not know you drank red diesel,
    jack caley
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    Re: Fuel for AGA/Rayburn oil cookers

    Just for the record, the calorific value of red diesel is much better than kerosene,
    jack caley
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    Re: Wooden tyres?

    Think of the advantages, you will be able to nail a wood patch on punctures.
    jack caley
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    Re: Drill choice

    There is a revolution going on in Holderness, probably catching up withe direct drilling of ten Yeats ago.
    I have always believed in direct drilling, we carried out experiments in the 1970,s but did...
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    Re: Ag robots ready to go

    Very well put, close to my heart!
    The benefits system is a wonderful system in a civilised society, but it has led to a nation of workshy people. Spoken as one who picked sprouts on a frosty...
  12. Re: Student Assignment - how might BREXIT affect beef suckler herds in the UK?

    The problem is that the BBC is anti Brexit anyway. There was an obituary to Richard Baker in the Yorks Post last Saturday, apparently he was one of the last true news readers, not a journalist....
  13. Re: Borehole hourly,daily volumes temperature?

    Google borehole water temperature.
    Gives you around 5to6 degrees on three charts
    jack caley
  14. Thread: Sugar beet

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    Re: Sugar beet

    You are quite correct, it is about individual circumstances, and whether the farmer is capable of making old gear work. There are some who would say it is more difficult to keep modern tackle working...
  15. Thread: H Ferguson

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    Re: H Ferguson

    Thank you for the link(linkage), very interesting.
    It also brought me a link with the past, in that it is the first time I have seen mention of the Maxwell car, which apparently Ferguson sold. My...
  16. Thread: Sugar beet

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    Re: Sugar beet

    I think I am going to change my name to Pierre!
    It has been fashionable to employ a consultant/expert whose advice is to employ contractors around here. Not my scene really!
    We once contract farmed...
  17. Thread: Sugar beet

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    Re: Sugar beet

    Point taken, you are quite right, but cheap food has been the aim of both parties for years especially the conservatives. It was only the protection of the CAP that protected us anyway. As soon as we...
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    Re: Sugar beet

    The point is that EU is one ruthless protectionist for itself, but is extremely concerned that Northern Ireland might just provide the sort of opportunity to carry on a similar sort of operation...
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    Re: Sugar beet

    I had put up another post, but for some unknown reason it never appeared.
    It was regarding Brexit and EU,s attitude regarding borders, i.e. Ireland.
    My son came through from Italy recently via...
  20. Re: A greeting and a request (looking to gain experience)

    You are just the man, but the travel is a bit more than a bit!
    jack caley
  21. Thread: Sugar beet

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    Re: Sugar beet

    The meeting at. Bishop Burton was very well attended, and in some respects quite informative.
    I am interested that a friend of yours suffered as we did, in the pig industry. The problem is that well...
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    Re: Sugar beet

    I met Nick Brown at a party at Ben Gills one day. Ben Gill did work for me and we could discuss things quite openly, until he to became a politician.
    I also found Nick Brown very pleasant, open to...
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    I can see that both you and I are disillusioned old gits!
    I fully agree with you as to governments of any colour. However, I have always fared better under Labour in the past.As to the present...
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    Re: Sugar beet

    Sorry, if I got it wrong I apologise.
    I suppose maybe I am obsessed with how Europe has dominated our trade. Those imports in to Hull do illustrate just how much the the Europeans are dependent on...
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    Sugar beet

    On BBB look north the other night they featured a transport company in Hull complaining about Brexit and the effect it will have on their import business. The interview was in their warehouse which...
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