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  1. Thread: Oh Deere!

    by Exfarmer
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    Re: Oh Deere!

    For farmers fortunate to live in the EU they do not have to worry about such matters, as the law here forbids manufacturers withholding the codes etc. However all that may change here in Britain in...
  2. Re: grimme 75-55 intake for onnions or windrowed potatos

    not worked in potatoes but in onions we had just such a system. the only thing is the roller must not be able to turn back as when you come out the end you are likely to lose a few. This roller does...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    This of course has no bearing on the current IHT issues, but a point of correction, The IHT duty is based on the net estate worth, not anything to do with how much is left to each beneficiary. ...
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    Re: improving ground for sale purposes

    |The tax implications are as follows.
    you have obviously paid off any inheritance tax so lets assume the land was valued at 100,000 for IHT.
    If say you sell this land today for 200,000 you have a...
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    We certainly did not have a ball in the library, think it had been superseded by the hog roast with Adge Cutler and the Wurzels.
    I was delegated the task of keeping them supplied with liquid...
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    Age is catching you up Jack, that was a collection off wild flowers for the weed identification project :D
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    I forgot another thing, my grandfather had a dairy as on so many farms, one day he noticed his daughter looking out of the window to the field where the heifers were grazing with the bull, who was...
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    Re: Agriculture collages ?

    I would very strongly recommend you get at least a year on a farm before agricultural college, and please do learn to spell college before you apply ;). Never rely on spell checkers
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    Re: Salvaging phosphorous

    I am a bit puzzled, so they are proposing that farmers should spend a small fortune filtering the phosphate out of the manure , so they can then sell them it back as fertiliser presumably? Someone is...
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    Re: Matters Agricultural.

    Many years ago when I had cows, we had a new neighbours in the village a good church going couple.
    one day she stopped me and said that she had just learned something. She had been watching the cows...
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    Re: Farm sitter Tasmania

    Good news John,
    sorry I could not step up to the plate
    would have loved the time in Taz
    Have fun on your travels
    give us a shout if you get near
    Stephen
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    Paraquat wqaas also recommended in the early days for spraying beans at a very early stage. Had a neighbour who went in far too late and lost the lot!
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    The LD of paraquat is not that high, you need to drink a fair amount, i.e. a couple of table spoons to kill you. This does not compare unfavourably to many washing detergents, possibly not those...
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    Glyphosate is not easy to get into the plant, they use a variety of materials all of which acts as wetters which we would call detergents.
    The many makers of glyphosate products use different...
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    Re: Glyphosate and pregnant women

    is this actual detection of Glyphosate or is it detection of breakdown products of the detergents used as spreaders in the product. These products are often detected but are very similar to a wide...
  16. Thread: Fishing

    by Exfarmer
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    Re: Fishing

    Defra have now acknowledged , and I suspect a certain Michael Gove must too, that leaving the EU is going to make very little difference to our fishing industry , it may even lessen landings.
    88%...
  17. Thread: Fishing

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    Re: Fishing

    what would you think if we contracted out the printing of our currency? A howl of outrage if it was to come from abroad, some Johnny Foreigner printing OUR money!

    Well this country is one of the...
  18. Thread: Fishing

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    Re: Fishing

    What is going to happen about all the UK quota that was sold away by the owners of thr big boats on retirement.
    The problems of UK fishing had started long before. entering the EU. The old fleets...
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    Re: Something else to worry about

    They use a wide range of detergents or surfactants in all sports of pest control products, Many are very similar to a range of products such as hair skin and other beauty products or just plain old...
  20. Thread: Red diesel

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    Re: Red diesel

    Public service Buses don't run on red , they run on white but a get a rebate. Thew problem I think the chancellor was talking about was trains, there has been concern that in the vicinity of railway...
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    Re: Planning etc and housing workers?

    you are opening a can of worms if you do not pay them, its called slavery and the law is not keen on it.
    To justify a worker living there you will need to demonstrate a need etc.
    I guess you are...
  22. Re: Tenant farmers, do you put whole rent against crops margins with other income?

    it is never going to be an easy division if you are trying to be exact. However you said you are paying a high rent for one farm because of the diversification on that farm.
    Find a Base line for...
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    Re: Yet more arguments agin Bitcoin

    Sadly it is a giant Ponzi scheme manipulated by the Winklevoss twins. At some time in the future someone is going to cash in big time and the whole lot will collapse, once one Crypto currency does I...
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    Re: Tool to remove staples

    if you can't weld a piece of bar to a finger , find someone who can :)
    It is far superior to any other tool you can purchase that I have ever found, and if you lose it it costs at least 5p to make...
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    Re: National Tenant Farmers?

    sadly so! I suspect many would think I contribute my fair share:D
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