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  1. 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...
  4. Thread: Broadbandwith

    by Ironhead
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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?
  8. 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...
  10. 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...
  12. 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...
  16. Re: Lely 250 self propelled sprayer advice/ pointers

    Try this link -they may have manuals

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

    by Ironhead
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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.
  18. 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...
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