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  1. Thread: Irish Border

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    Re: Irish Border

    If you maintain the EU standards for hormones and antibiotics, I wouldn't worry about US beef
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    Jack - interesting take. I wonder how many trucks there are hauling good from around the world to the local grocery store? (plus the ships in the harbours to get the goods to the UK in the first...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    I hear you. In our province we have one dominate (the empire) wood fiber purchaser / harvester / processor and 1 dominate landowner with wood holdings (the Crown). These two conspire to reduce the...
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    Re: Must farmers change their ways?

    John, I read through the article and I agree with it, in part. i don't think we need to stop cutting trees but revert back to the way we used to cut trees.

    Revert back? What do I mean?
    ...
  5. Thread: Quad bike

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    Re: Quad bike

    On this side of the pond, Carpenters, plumbers, . . . have been painting their valuable tools "an odd color" so their tools show up when thieves try to use or sell them - not many carpenters would be...
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    Re: European cooperation.

    On this side of the pond, most small businesses prefer cash over credit because of the bank charges. I have only found one place that does NOT accept cash - the Passport Office
  7. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    If the UK Supreme Court is anything like most countries, the make-up, function and mandate should be reviewed.

    As an example, the press reported the other day that the US Democrats were talking...
  8. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    and the press loves controversy - it draws readers and in the "new online economy", misleading headlines draws "clicks" and "clicks" generate advertising revenue so the press will NEVER permit an...
  9. Re: Which sears Seat to fit in the New Holland TM / 40- series?

    Lamb skin is better, but sheep skin makes the seat warmer in the winter and cooler (no sweating a-hole ;)) in the summer - I have them on 3 of my vehicles
  10. Re: Which sears Seat to fit in the New Holland TM / 40- series?

    find one that is shaped like your butt (like the old metal ones from horse drawn equipment) - better distribution of weight, even if all it is covered with is a lamb's skin
  11. Re: Ploughed Land, Growing Weeds - Will Power Harrow Eradicate Weeds Before Seeding?

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    Has the owner of the acre that has been washed off been consulted as to what they want for the repair of their land?

    a seeded "pebble beach" would not, in my opinion, be prime grazing land...
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    Re: Learning how to weld - step one

    best laugh I have had in a long time :D :D :D
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    Re: Sandblastin diy

    What are you planning to use for paint? What is its adhesion characteristics?

    the Potato Farmers in Prince Edward Island used to find that just using a hand wire brush on the rust and a light...
  14. Thread: blind drivers

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    blind drivers

    Alberta, Canada

    https://ca.news.yahoo.com/alberta-farmer-rear-ended-tractor-221634880.html

    if he was headed west towards the sun, then maybe . . .
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    Re: New tractor,machinery price tracker

    It is called "sticker shock" - if you see the price and just drive away, the salesman doesn't have a 1 in 100 chance of convincing you to buy anyway.

    The other thing is, there are so many...
  16. Thread: Boris

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    Re: Boris

    The world of 40 years ago doesn't exist any more, only partially true. Means of communication, travel, interconnected economies, . . . are much different.

    What is the SAME is the desire of...
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    Re: They said What??? !!!

    Has number 7 changed?
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    Re: Plants have "body clocks"

    First thing in the morning - stands to reason. A lot of plants "close up" during the night to protect their "sensitive" parts then open up as the day begins to capture any moisture / dew which has...
  19. Thread: Irish cows

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    Re: Irish cows

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    apparently one of the ingredients to make Rayon is wood fiber pulp - the pulp from a local mill is transported (cargo ship) half way around the world to India - I wonder how "green" / "carbon...
  20. Re: A bit of a long shot but thought I would ask anyway.............

    yeah, "technically" we have been metric since the late 1970s, but being next to the US, a lot of stuff is still SAE - means we have to have two sets of tools :mad:

    Most grocery stores still...
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    Re: Rewilding Study by the University of Oxford

    I am not directly affected by this, but as I said in the other thread, if you are concerned with this Officially contact "the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee...
  22. Re: A bit of a long shot but thought I would ask anyway.............

    take a piece of scrap iron, drill a hole 1/32 - 1/16 larger than you want in the blade then place it in the vice
    heat the blade until it is red hot then take your tapered punch and hammer your hole...
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    Corn Maze - Miramichi, NB

    Corn Maze "on the other side of the pond"

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/miramichi-corn-maze-d-day-1.5231021
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    Re: Rewilding Study by the University of Oxford

    Perhaps you should report this to the University of Oxford’s Department of Zoology and the University of Oxford Central University Research Ethics Committee [R63720/RE001]. Also request that your...
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    Re: Dock Sprayer Technology

    offering a "lottery" for an on-site demonstration might get more uptake also, as well as asking for "beta" testers (final testing before going into production) from survey participants
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