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  1. Thread: Job choice

    by Ironhead
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    Re: Job choice

    Speedy - there is a lot you haven't told us that you need to consider

    - how long have you been involved in farming? farm management?

    - where do you want your career to go? Farm / business...
  2. Thread: Stray cattle

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    Re: Stray cattle

    BBQ? ;)
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    Re: Jcb Perkins presurising

    .7 mm works out to about 1/32
    7 mm works out to about 9/32

    The bottom end should be able to take the compression change created by 1/32 less combustion chamber. With 9/32 if the valves didn't...
  4. Thread: Cover crop?

    by Ironhead
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    Re: Cover crop?

    What is his plans for the field in the longer term? lease it? sell it? pasture someone's horses on it? ? ? ?
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    Re: Stock, fencing and neighbours

    Jack

    Not doubting the responsibility of the animal owner - "on this side of the pond" you are responsible even if you house cat causes problems.

    my question was about how clearly (legally) the...
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    Re: French drought

    French drought -> market opportunity for British farmers?
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    Re: Stock, fencing and neighbours

    I hadn't seen it either until now.

    do you own or least the property? I know on "this side of the pond' when you purchase a piece of property you are required to verify property lines - often with...
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    Re: Stock, fencing and neighbours

    First, did your neighbour let you know that he was going to remove the hedge? And when he was going to do it?

    Secondly, ask your neighbour if he can PROVE that his tree surgeon didn't damage YOUR...
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    Re: French drought

    a view from the other side of the pond - isn't Germany the driving force behind the EU? since they didn't succeed in dominating Europe with WWI and WWII, are they succeeding with the EU?
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    Re: Battery terminal

    I saw my father blow the side out of a battery trying to use a torch & soldering iron to fix a terminal- you may be able to solder it back in if you have a big copper soldering iron - just don't have...
  11. Thread: Oh Deere!

    by Ironhead
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    Re: Oh Deere!

    A friend used to own / run an auto parts wholesale warehouse. At a conference he attended about 5 years ago, one of the New England (US) Governors stood up and said that if an auto manufacturer...
  12. Re: Looking for a field, unharvested. October 1-15

    maybe google if there are any shooting clubs or bird clubs as a way to potentially find someone?
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    Re: Goves miracle!

    On the other side of the Pond, we are involved in NAFTA negotiations with the US - one item of contention is Dairy - in particular Milk.
    Canada has a Supply management system where the consumer pays...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    Tina - depending on the acreage, shape of the land (hilly vs flatish vs swampy), you may want to get a soil composition analysis performed. If it is a larger parcel these results might draw some...
  15. Thread: Broadbandwith

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    Re: Broadbandwith

    On this side of the pond, there are two major vendor networks and a bunch of "piggy backers". One is a traditional Telco (Bell/Aliant) and one who was a Cable provider (Rogers) - everybody else...
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    Re: Spray foam insulation.

    I don't know about the products that are available today, but a few decades ago (on this side of the pond) farmers who had spray foam inside their potato warehouses were being cautioned that if a...
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    Re: how to operate a square baler

    50 - if all else fails, you should be able to get that back by selling it for scrap metal
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    Re: how to operate a square baler

    Would it pay to hire someone experienced with balers (even someone retired and looking for some extra cash) to come in and teach you how to set it up and use it?
  19. Re: Volunteers harvest fields after farmer's death - Canada

    John - were you able to download the video of the 20combines working in unison?
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    Ireland - "the empire" strikes again

    Not sure if this is the proper place to put this - moderator(s) PLEASE move if necessary

    I just noticed the following article that WILL affect all business in Ireland. In my personal opinion, I...
  21. Volunteers harvest fields after farmer's death - Canada

    Caught this on the news this morning - RIP

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/volunteers-help-harvest-after-sask-death-1.4792123
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    Re: questions about organic fish farming

    There is a lot of fish farming in the Bay of Fundy (Atlantic Canada) and on the west coast of NA in Washington State and British Columbia

    Personally, I am not a big fan of farmed fish so I have...
  23. Re: Bereavement Leave Entitlement in England (for Farm Assistant/Worker)

    Perhaps it is time to pay for half-an-hour with a lawyer (solicitor) who specializes in labour laws? :mad: :( :undecided:
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    Re: Made to measure replacement gas struts

    sounds good

    It would be good to keep everyone posted on how these "replacements" stand the day to day life of a working machine - maybe a 6 or 12 month update?
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    Re: Which grass seed mix?

    are you north, south, some where else?

    what is the soii like- moisture content?

    i have seen ground go from 1 crop to 3 crops per season based on where they were located and what was planted and...
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