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    Re: Slow computer

    Thanks for the advice, ebuyer is alongside the M62!
    To be fair my computer man did give me the option of reasonably priced desktops.
    However, would we be able to just transfer sage for instance...
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    Slow computer

    We have two computers Windows seven, quite old, now going very slowly. Talked to my computer man who recommended either replacing the hard drive with SSD drive, or new computers. Apparently windows...
  3. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    He was entitled to criticise others, he had seen the light, very bright sunlight!
    Only trouble was, at the same time he saw the light, he failed to see the car coming at a hell of a lick!
    jack caley
  4. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    Very good post, it does illustrate exactly why farmers have behaved the way they have, if they managed to survive. It is not their fault they have been forced in to the farming practices they have...
  5. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    Mostly I fully agree with you. Commodity prices in real terms have declined all my 85 years, which means that farmers have to look to survival first. If you look at all of the evangelistic...
  6. Re: Prince Philip's comment ‘Farming’s too important to be left to farmers’

    Have not seen details of this quote.
    Could you give more details?
    jack caley
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    Re: Can I leave an open ditch in field

    What is the problem?
    They must be working OK, or lose you would flooded out.
    The landowner higher up does have the right to discharge through your.
    Seems like leave well alone.
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    Re: Navigating farm stress

    Interesting and important.
    However it is not new. Three of my farming ancestors committed suicide, I do not know precisely why, but at least one of them had suffered mental health,(or was it just...
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    Re: Paid Research Opportunity.

    I did out of interest try to complete the survey, however I lost it quite a way through.
    I am not in Scotland, so I suppose it was not relevant to me , but I would make one comment. The paymeNt for...
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    Re: Broadband scam

    You always get the same result, as Google set out the websites. My son in Spain tells me it is possible to ensUre
    your own website gets priority, I do not know how personally. He uses that method...
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    Re: Agricultural tied property council tax

    Mine is a four bed with an Ag tie, it is band e. As far as I know the Ag tie was not taken to account, 1970.
    jack caley
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    Computer scams

    I have put a thread on computer page about websites. I fell for one with AD the top, just beware!
    jack cley
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    Re: Broadband scam

    It is difficult when you are one of yesterday's men keeping up with today's scams. I was trying to help my sister in law who lives in Italy, I thought I was using an official website, but it was not....
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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...
  16. 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 Ł35 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...
  25. 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....
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