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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...
  6. 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...
  10. 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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    Re: JCB 3CX - 1986 - Battery not chargung

    If you don't have a load tester, take your volt meter and put it across the battery - should read about 12.6V for a good battery

    Start the machine (boost it if you have to) and while running test...
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    Re: Could anybody help with a Haybob please ?

    I haven't used it myself either but I have heard of people using it to shrink sleeves before installing them
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    Re: Could anybody help with a Haybob please ?

    Do you have access to dry ice? quick dose on the shaft to shrink it before your final removal?
  19. Thread: Grass Seeding

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    Re: Grass Seeding

    Kevin - how large is the piece of land and just what was "dumped" there (thinking of soil contaminates)? size of piece of land may make a difference as well as what you have available for equipment....
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    Re: Any chance of a bit of help please ?

    I have seen that too - a small amount of starting fluid - normally though it was for large truck tires, not a lawn mower :cool:.

    I always remove the valve core when trying to inflate a tire that...
  21. Re: List of Recoomended products for weed type?

    An opportunity for one of the students who are seeking research input through their surveys?
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    Re: Digital inheritance?

    John - Through my day job I have been working with a provincial archives - they are moving towards having a digital archive in the cloud and using software which has the capabilities of migrating...
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    Re: IH Hydro 84 Cylinder Head Gasket

    well, on the bright side, you at least found it before putting a big bunch of money into rebuilding the engine

    still sucks, though :mad:
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    Re: IH Hydro 84 Cylinder Head Gasket

    Someone correct me if I have this backwards, but from what I understand
    the 5w/ - 10w/ - etc. describes how the oil acts when starting a cold engine (winter) If there is no number (##/) then the...
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Got agree with you on that Jack - on this side of the pond (in both Canada and the US) it seems "country folk" have a better understanding of the "urban" world than vice versa.
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