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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...
  2. 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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    Re: Perkins 203 running rich.

    On gasoline engines, that is often the sign of an intake leak.

    Take a can of WD40 and spray some around the intake gaskets to see if there is a difference in how the engine runs (should start to...
  6. Re: Lely 250 self propelled sprayer advice/ pointers

    Try this link -they may have manuals

    https://www.lely.com/techdocs/
  7. Thread: Wood Pellets

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    Re: Wood Pellets

    "cheapest" wood pellets aren't necessarily the best deal. They make wood pellets from softwood mill scraps, hardwood mill scraps and scraps that the mills won't take.
  8. Article: Mustard vs Potato crops in PEI Canada

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-mustard-fields-potato-farmers-wireworm-1.4749101
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    Re: Massey 5465 getting hot

    2000 rpm to 2500 rpm => 25% more RPM therefor likely 25% more fuel being burnt => 25% more heat

    perhaps, the next time you are on the road, try running a little slower - say 2000 rpm - see if it...
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    Re: International B275 injector pipes needed

    Diesel? someone correct me if I am wrong, but I believe the ones from a B250d should fit
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    Re: Flax in France.

    I thought I saw something the other day where someone (a Senator?) was pushing for hemp to be legal in the US
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    Re: Sound familiar?

    US Farm subsidies: I was in the US (State of Maine) last weekend and I noticed a Pharmacy advertising milk - If I remember correctly it was $2.59 (us) for a US Gallon (128 oz). Across the border in...
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    Re: Batteries and Tools stolen

    preferably performed out behind the old back shack then free transportation back to the city
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    Re: Batteries and Tools stolen

    Texas "stand your ground" law?
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    Re: Batteries and Tools stolen

    I hope they didn't use your tools to steal your batteries.

    a couple of decades ago (before battery tools were common) the thieves were using his 120v outside plug for their power tools to break...
  16. Re: Could anyone help me with single farm payments advice?

    Ditto - this isn't the "me too" site
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    If in doubt, toss a line overran upper branch and hook a long line to the back of the tractor and give it a little pull towards where you want it to fall
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    Re: New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows

    Interesting, but how is this going to impact the consumer who is trying to buy a decreasing quantity of products? how much more will milk or cheese or . . . cost at the store?

    the taxpayer who...
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    New Zealand to slaughter 150,000 cows

    Just noticed this in the news "on this side of the pond"

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/new-zealand-cows-virus-1.4680429

    Can anyone provide more info? What is going to be the impact to the...
  20. Re: one for the db members, why have a db 990 got an A after it?

    Preaching to the Choir ;). Our old B250d has a single stage. When trying to bush hog the old field and you hit a section of heavy clover you got to clutch in, shift out of gear, clutch out to...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    I think we still have more trees than huggers (some of the lumber rape-ers want to change that ;)) - I just wish I could get credit for the carbon in my 65 acres of trees :mad:

    and YES, most of...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    a follow-up question is what are you going to do with the tree after it is dead? If you are planning on using it for firewood, having the leaves suck all the moisture out of the tree this time of...
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    On this side of the pond, if there was a tree in the forest we didn't want to re-germinate, we would take the chain saw and cut a couple of rings around the tree - 1-2 inches apart and at least an...
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    Re: Tractor Transport

    On this side of the pond, my father used to tell a story from before WWII about walking a draft horse about 30 miles - leading it until his feet got sore then riding until something else got sore -...
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    Re: Could anybody help with a Haybob please ?

    ditto on the job well done - I see you did a bit of machining because of the "Neanderthal" ;)
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