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    Re: Collinson feed bin.

    Www.arnservices.co.uk
    moves,buys,sells bins
    Kirton Lindsey lincs
    regards,
    jack
    recommended by my friend Sam Walton
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    Re: JD 7810 value?

    the older the john deere the better in my opinion, these new ones with so much electronics are a waste of space.
    jack caley.
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    Re: Flax in France.

    I think maybe the hem you are talking about is not the same as is grown here. the drug content is practically non existent. The use of the hemp here is in insulation materials and it is also used in...
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    Flax in France.

    I have just had a week at a gite in France. The farm it was on grew potatoes, sugar beet, wheat barley, rape and FLAX!

    i found it interesting in these days of problems with plastic, fossil fuels...
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    Re: Tractor Transport

    I was of corse joking, but many years ago my neighbour went to Dagenham and drove an old paraffin Fordson major home to save the delivery. He had to buy a new set of tyres,
    jack caley
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    Re: killing a standing mature tree

    Be careful of any surrounding trees with roundup, it can kill neighbouring trees through the roots,
    jack caley
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    Re: Tractor Transport

    Take a couple of cans of diesel and an overcoat,
    Jack Caley
  8. Thread: Gove Survey

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    Gove Survey

    Being retired and with a little more time than some of other forum members, I took it upon myself to complete the survey so graciously offered to the farming community by our friend Mr Gove and his...
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    Re: Caterpillar TH62

    We have an 04 model, I would be totally out of my depth, but I rather think we changed the lever, possibly totally irrelevant,but!
    jack caley
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    Did you ever attend one of those annual balls in the library, or were you one of the later ones?
    regards,
    jack caley
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    Dear ex-farmer,
    I remember presenting a collage of flowers to my partner at the annual ball at Shuttleworth College,
    jack caley
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    My wife once organised a wedding reception at our house for the daughter of an old friend. The proceedings were going well in the garden, all the guests present. Just over the fence in the paddock...
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    I was 200 miles from Shuttleworth, but I think it is probably best to join in college activities. My sons went to Bishop, but they were always at home, not good.
    jack caley
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    Re: Future Agri-environment schemes

    I think you are probably right in that it is a waste of time, but we really have to try to make Gove and all the others see the total picture, because it is obvious they do not see it now.
    Just like...
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Gee,
    That may have been the 1950,s but little has changed.
    It is my view that most of society, especially urban society, is so far distanced from the real world of nature. This has led to all sorts...
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Funnily enough Iwas talking yesterday to a 90 year old friend who like me remembered the days of the travelling stallion.
    He remembered a mare who squealed out whenever she heard the stallion...
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    Matters Agricultural.

    I have spent 84 years on a farm, and yet learn something new every day. This is definitely not something boring or serious like Brexit, but I found it highly amusing.
    As I have said previously, I am...
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    Re: Future Agri-environment schemes

    Gee,
    Have you had a go at filling in Goves consultation?
    I think they are living in cloud cuckoo land.
    They are going to remove most of the farm payments without any real replacement of that need....
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    Re: Tractor buying advice

    The older the better!
    Simple engineering on older tractors has a lot to be said or it. The Intrnational range is good as is the Ford range, even Nuffield.
    Ford 3000,4000
    Into any smaller one, up...
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    I sold small potatoes in 1976 for 300 per ton!
    jack caley
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    We used Paraguat very successfully in growing potatoes, especially early potatoes.
    Instead of interrow cultivations we sprayed paraquat on the first appearance of potato buds. This did not kill the...
  22. Thread: Fishing

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    Re: Fishing

    As far as I know, it is already happening. Just where I saw it I cannot remember but there is a boat registered in Hull that uses our quota but lands regularly in Holland a 1 million catch.So we do...
  23. Thread: #*#*@%& NFU

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    Re: #*#*@%& NFU

    The problem is, I think, that DEFRA have set an early closure date. I have been thinking of how to contribute , but as far as I know, our NFU has done nothing.
    jack caley
  24. Thread: Fishing

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    Re: Fishing

    The 1947 agriculture act came from a Labour government, the conservatives screwed agriculture under the compensatory payments.
    The conservatives have always believed in free trade and low food...
  25. Thread: Fishing

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    Re: Fishing

    Gee,
    I am afraid you do have a very valid point, however Gove did say in Parliament yesterday that we would have fishing rights after the transition period.
    The whole problem with this Brexit...
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