Agrimart April 2021 Issue

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AGRIMART

APRIL 2021 Issue 343

www.agrimart.co.uk SANDYSTONES, ANCRUM, JEDBURGH, ROXBURGHSHIRE TD8 6UP

Tel 01835 830507 Email sales@agrimart.co.uk

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WE HAVE A NEW RURAL EXPERT IN THE AREA Our experienced sales team welcomed Fergus Thomson to join them in providing professional rural services in Scotland and the North East of England. He will compliment the work our Rural Team, led by Chris Hall, already carry out. With our combined local knowledge, connections and personal service you will reach decisions with confidence and take extra pride in the moves you make.

MEET YOUR LOCAL PROPERTY EXPERTS

Fergus Thomson MRICS FAAV Associate Director Rettie Berwick LLP Rettie Borders LLP fergus thomson@rettie.co.uk

Chris Hall MRICS Director of Rural and Professional Services Rettie Town & Country chris.hall@rettie.co.uk

Contact us for your professional rural property needs

01289 305 158 www.rettie.co.uk

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• Scotland’s largest installer and maintainer of grain handling and process equipment.

Established in 1969

• Servicing callouts and planned maintenance programmes available. • Extensive stock of spares carried from all major manufacturers.

• Design, fabrication, installation and electrical work all undertaken.

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LAND DRAINAGE SPECIALISTS

LAND DRAINAGE SPECIALISTS

Glendinning Ground Works Limited have been specialists in land drainage work

the 50 years. We carry small repairs to existing drainage schemes and in Specialising in last drainage works largeout and small LAND DRAINAGE SPECIALISTS largefree scale drainage using our trenchless system. Providing advice andschemes quotations

We have just invested in a new Inter-Drain 2040 GP Trenchless Plough which is

Works Limited have been specialists in land drainage works capable ofsupply installing up to 150 drainage pipe atfor various depths. Drainage sy GGWGlendinning – UpgradeGround private or mains water systems tomm meet the current legislation

the last 50 years. We carry out are small repairswith to existing installed a graveldrainage infill toschemes undersideand of install topsoil for maximum effect. The large scale drainage schemes using our trenchless system. GGW – Construct farm and Inter-Drain forestry roads and designed ground works new buildings is mainly for landfor drainage but can also be utilised in other We have just invested in a new sectors Inter-Drain 2040 GP Trenchless Plough which is such as cable and pipeline laying. capable of installing to 150 out mm drainage various depths. Drainage systemswhich allows us to lay dra GGW up – Carry typespipe of flat ood prevention works Theall machine also incorporates a Topcon laser system are installed with a gravel infill systems to underside of topsoil for maximum effect. The new where gradients are flat. Inter-Drain mainly designed land drainage but can also be utilised in other GGW – Are currentlyis involved in thefor installation of large and small hydro electric power schemes Our experienced team offer professional advice and free quotations on all aspect sectors such as cable and pipeline laying. land drainage. GGW – Build all ashapes of which pondsallows and reservoirs The machine also incorporates Topconand lasersizes system us to lay drainage systems where gradients are flat. 01896830487 T:01896 01896831264 T:T:quotations 01896 830487 T: Our experienced team offer professional advice and free on all aspects of 831264 E:eileen@ggw.demon.co.uk land drainage. E:eileen@glendinninggroundworks.co.uk

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DL40 INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW ISUZU D-MAX

ISUZU D - MAX DL40

BUSINESS CONTRACT HIRE FROM ONLY

£245

† PER MONTH + VAT INITIAL RENTAL £2,940.00 + VAT

47 MONTHLY RENTALS OF £245.00 + VAT. EXCESS MILEAGE CHARGE OF 10.40p + VAT PER MILE AND RETURN CONDITIONS APPLY. VAT PAYABLE AT 20%. PROVIDED BY ISUZU CONTRACT HIRE.

SMARTER. STRONGER. SAFER. DL40 Model pictured (inc. optional special paint finish) from £253.94 a month +VAT plus Initial Rental in advance of £3047.28 +VAT

PRE-ORDER YOURS TODAY AT:

A F Noble & Son

01968 678002 www.afnobleandson-isuzu.co.uk 2A Eastfield Farm Road, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 8EZ All fuel consumption and emission values are based on the new WLTP (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure) test cycle which uses real-world driving data. Official fuel economy for the standard Isuzu D-Max range in MPG (l/100km): Low 25.1 – 27.6 (10.2 - 11.2). Mid 31.4 - 36.4 (7.8 – 9.0). High 36.0 - 39.4 (7.2 – 7.8). Extra-High 29.0 – 30.8 (9.2 – 9.7). Combined 30.7 - 33.6 (8.4 - 9.2). CO2 emissions 220 - 241g/km. For full details contact your local Isuzu dealership or visit isuzu.co.uk. †Important Information. Business users only. Rental amounts shown are for an Isuzu D-Max DL40 Double Cab Vehicle On The Road with manual transmission, excluding special paint finish. Excess mileage charge 10.40ppm + VAT at 20%. Contract based on 8,000 miles per annum, non-maintained. Vehicle must be returned in a good condition to avoid further charges. Provided by Lex Autolease Ltd trading as Isuzu Contract Hire, Heathside Park, Heathside Park Road, Stockport SK3 0RB. Available at participating dealers only. Excludes motability and fleet sales, not available in conjunction with any other offers or with BASC, NGO or NFU member discounts. Available until 31/03/2021. Offer available at participating dealers, subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Visit isuzu.co.uk

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INTRODUCING THE LATEST DIRT DRIVER HOT/COLD WASHERS. 4 MODELS IN 110, 240 & 440V FROM 90 TO 200BAR X 12 TO 15LPM OPTIONS INCLUDE PAINTED OR STAINLESS COVERS *****************

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Now doing repairs across a wide range of trailers - livestock, horsebox and flatbed Midburn Oxton TD2 6PG Office: 01578 750 618 www.quadcare.co.uk APRIL 2021

VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO VIEW THE COMPLETE RANGE MOBILE: 07860 261088 E-MAIL: info@lbpressurewashers.co.uk www.lbpressurewashers.co.uk Please mention Agrimart when responding to advertising 5


DUAL Flail Mower • • • • • • •

Available in five cut widths from 2.0m, 2.3m, 2.5m, 2.80m to 3.00m. Suitable for material up to 5cm diameter. From 70HP to 170HP / Category 2 linkage. PTO speed 1000 rpm and 540rpm on special request. Can be front or rear mounted. Hydraulic side shift to offset machine. Double skinned body for strength and durability Outstanding Build Quality and Performance All models are shot blasted and have a high quality paint finish. Flails lift fallen material and mulch to leave a fine finish.

Features for Reliability and Ease of Use Teagle Flail Mowers and Mulchers have a range of features to ensure ease of operation and straightforward maintenance for a long and trouble-free service life.

www.ancroft-tractors.co.uk | Tel: 01289 331904 | sales@ancroft-tractors.co.uk

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| TOPPERS

FLAILS

MOWERS |

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• CVTRONIC AVAILABLE • FRAME LEVELLING & SIDE SHIFT OPTION

• CVTRONIC AS STANDARD • FRAME LEVELLING AS STANDARD

• 3 POINT LINKAGE AS STANDARD • CVTRONIC AS STANDARD

WE CAN HANDLE IT BETTER

www.merlo.co.uk

PEACE OF MIND 2 YEAR WARRANTY

Kelso Branch: Pinnaclehill Industrial Estate Kelso, TD5 8AS Tel: 01573 225213

*Terms and conditions apply. 0% finance available on selected models only. Offers based on a maximum advance of 50% based on the RRP

Macmerry Branch: Macmerry Industrial Estate East Lothian, EH33 1EP Tel: 01875 617323

Main Office: Ramparts Business Park, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1TB Tel: 01289 331904

www.ancroft-tractors.co.uk

Email: sales@ancroft-tractors.co.uk

SECONDHAND TRACTORS/HANDLERS

SECONDHAND MACHINERY

FENDT 936 Profi Plus, 60kph - ’12 Reg, c/w 8600 hrs, 5 ccls spools, full RTK guidance FENDT 722 Profi Plus, 50 kph – ’12 Reg, c/w 9300 hrs, full RTK guidance FENDT 720 Profi Plus, 50 kph – ’12 Reg, c/w 9400 hrs, front linkage, 5 ccls spools FENDT 720 Profi Plus, 50 kph – ’62 Reg, c/w 8900 hrs, front linkage, 4 ccls spools MASSEY FERGUSON 6716S EF, 40kph – ’67 Reg, c/w 2250 hrs, front linkage JOHN DEERE 6130R, 50kph – ’18 Reg c/w 5200 hrs, TLS, cab suspension, front linkage JOHN DEERE 6130R, 50kph – ’18 Reg c/w 4900 hrs, TLS, cab suspension, front linkage MERLO TF42.7-140CS - ‘67 Reg, c/w 4000 hrs, boom suspension, air con, air seat, LED lights MERLO TF35.7-115 - ‘67 Reg, c/w 3760 hrs, boom suspension, air con, air seat, LED lights

EX DEMO SUMO 3m Trailed Trio c/w front discs, auto reset legs MF (Quicke) 895 Parallel Loader Euro Head, 2003 model boom only EX DEMO FENDT 3060 Slicer FPKC Front mounted mower/conditioner Flat Bed Trailer 19ft long standard tandem axle on 11.5/80x15.3 GREGOIRE BESSON– 5 furrow vari-width plough, rubber depth wheel, rear disc HE-VA 5 leg auto reset Subsoiler with packer roller, hydraulic depth control KVERNELAND 3 leg auto reset Subsoiler with packer roller EX DEMO KRONE V150 XC Baler, c/w chopper, Netwrap merlouk KRONE V150 XC Baler, c/w extreme tandem axle KUHN FC283 GII - mounted mower/conditioner – year 2007 VGC KUHN LC402 4m Combination, 2010 c/w triple row Suffolk coulters, VGC MAJOR SM8000 Rotary Topper, 2011 model, mounted OPICO 3m Vari Disc c/w 6 leg Vari-Tilth tines bar, Guttler packer SPALDINGS 200S MX2800 Flail Topper c/w hydraulic side shaft SUMO 4m Mounted Folding Mixidisc, Year 2015, good condition SUMO 5m Mixidisc Trailed Cultivator, c/w 2 rows discs, levelling paddles & packer roller TEAGLE 8500 Bedder c/w swivel chute, 2016 model Dual wheels - 650/75R38 Stocks with Firestone tyres & clamps RowCrop wheels - rear, 380/90 x R50 bolt in centre

IT’S YOUR MERLO WORLD

DEMONSTRATION UNITS FOR SALE Fendt 940MT | 933 | 722

Merlo 33.7

Massey Ferguson 6718S 4 cylinder - 180hp

Sumo Trio - Mounted & Trailed

Massey Ferguson 7718S 6 cylinder / 180hp

Register your interest today – 01289 331904

FOR SALE

EX DEMO MF 2270 XD 3X4 SQUARE BALER Steering tandem axle, air brakes, weighing tailgate, bale count approx. 200

FAIRBANG BIRD SCARERS - EX STOCK

c/w dawn delay random timing & random bangs 1 - 4

SULKY DEMONSTRATION UNITS AVAILABLE THIS SPRING

Sulky X40+ ECONOV Fertiliser Spreaders

Sulky Progress Pneumatic Seed Drills

MEET THE ALL NEW MERLO RANGE NOW ON RECO are pleased to announceAPR their new partnership 0.5% with Ancroft Tractors Ltd, covering Northumberland,

The PROGRESS seed drill allows you to MERLO efficiently manage 27.6 your sowing, gives a high work rate and optimises • ONLY 1.8M W X 1.9M H your • 40KPH MAX SPEED resources: seed doses, fuel and time. Thanks toCATEGORY its • LARGEST CAB IN ITS advanced technology, it ensures uncompromising implementation accuracy to secure your yields. Agricultural practices are constantly changing. Equipped with up to 3 hoppers, the PROGRESS seed drill is upgradeable and will guide you towards the cultivation practices and MERLO TF42.7 challenges of tomorrow.

TEAM INFORMATION EastSALES Lothian andCONTACT the Scottish Borders.

• 4.2T LIFT CAPACITY/ 7.1M LIFT HEIGHT • CAB SUSPENSION AVAILABLE • CVTRONIC AVAILABLE • FRAME LEVELLING & SIDE SHIFT OPTION

Berwick

Covid-19 Our sales teams are working remotely and Tom Brown Fromwill July, Ancroft Tractors Ltd will supply be there to help you in whatever way theymachinery can: 07977 916170

from the following RECO franchises:

Spearhead

drills, power harrows & fertiliser spreaders

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ECONOV system its fertiliser spreaders MERLO in 35.7 helps save up to 10% of fertiliser. • 3.3T LIFT CAPACITY/ 6.6M LIFT HEIGHT • 3.5T LIFT CAPACITY/ 7M LIFT HEIGHT • LOAD SENSING HYDRAULICS (WITH • CAB SUSPENSION AVAILABLE The XT40 + ECONOV model spreads granular fertiliser FLOW SHARING) • 115HP • 115HP • AUTO ACCELERATING JOYSTICK up to 44m. • AUTO ACCELERATING JOYSTICK Featuring 12 section control, with all possible combinations including leaving only the end section open. Where soil maps are available, these can be overlaid using Sulky’s SULKY QUARTZ 800 terminal, to further MERLO TF50.8 MULTIFAMER 4T improve variable rate distribution via section control • 5T LIFT CAPACITY/ 7.8M LIFT HEIGHT • CAB SUSPENSION AS STANDARD • CVTRONIC AS STANDARD • FRAME LEVELLING AS STANDARD

Kelso Alan Renton 07974 797604

• AVAILABLE IN 7M & 9M LIFT HEIGHT • MECHANICAL PTO AS STANDARD • 3 POINT LINKAGE AS STANDARD • CVTRONIC AS STANDARD

Northumberland Borders Nick Douglas Ian McAree 07471 036060 07974 364584

Lothians Ruairi Wilson 07500 879697

WE CAN HANDLE IT BETTER

GREGOIRE BESSON

Fertilizer Spreaders/Grain PEACE Drills OF MIND 2 YEAR WARRANTY

Sulky UK’s MERLO TF33.7

www.merlo.co.uk

forage wagons, mixer wagons & muck spreaders

*Terms and conditions apply. 0% finance available on selected models only. Offers based on a maximum advance of 50% based on the RRP

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GET IN TOUCH. Discover our range of professional machines built to withstand the challenging Agricultural environment.

CSS CLEANING EQUIPMENT Spylaw Road, Kelso, TD5 8DL

01573 224241

www.csscleaningequipment.co.uk

MUNGO G RIDDELL 07836 637638 • MungoGRiddell@live.co.uk

OXDALE PRODUCTS

PTO DRIVEN LOGGING SAW BENCHES, LOG HOLDERS & FULL RANGE OF LOG SPLITTERS AVAILABLE.

FEROBIDE

WELDABLE TUNGSTEN TILES, EXTEND WEARING LIFE ON SOIL ENGAGING PARTS & REDUCE FIELD DOWNTIME, ALL POPULAR SIZES AVAILABLE FROM STOCK FOR PROMPT SUPPLY.

DEL MORINO

2.5 METRE WORKING WIDTH, LINKAGE MOUNTED FLAIL MOWERS C/W HYDRAULIC SIDE SHIFT, HAMMER TYPE FLAILS & REAR ROLLER, AVAILABLE FROM STOCK FOR PROMPT DELIVERY.

WARTHOG

LOADER MOUNTED BIG RECTANGULAR BALE SHREDDER, SIMPLE, LOW MAINTAINENCE & ROBUST, IDEAL FOR THE BUSY LIVESTOCK PRODUCER.

AERWORX

LARGE DRUM TRAILED AERATOR, 3 METRE WORKING WIDTH AVAILABLE FOR HIRE, REMOVE PASTURE PAN, AERATE & IMPROVE SUB SURFACE SOIL STRUCTURE IN ONE PASS, DAILY HIRE RATES AVAILABLE. BOOK NOW FOR SPRING 2021 HIRE.

ALL NEW & SECONDHAND EQUIPMENT ENQUIRIES WELCOMED

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SALES - SERVICE - PARTS - HIRE - FINANCE - ADVICE

YOUR LOCAL SPECIALISTS ON AMAZONE SPREADERS, 0% * FINANCE SPRAYERS & COMBI DRILLS * Business users only. Terms and Conditions apply.

NewAG MLT & MLA RANGES DESIGNED FOR AGRICULTURE

SPECIAL DEALS ON OUR STOCK OF NEW TRACTORS

RANGE OF TRAILERS NOW IN STOCK: SF14 - SF18

With 3 years’ warranty. Finance available.

Finance available. Warranty included.

Ask our Sales Specialist for details.

VADERSTAD CULTIVATION EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATIONS AVAILABLE Contact our Sales Specialists for more information.

For our full used equipment stock visit

SERVICE & PARTS

Our expert engineers and parts advisors are here to support your machinery needs, from genuine parts to scheduled servicing and repairs, to keep your machinery working at its best when you need it most. Contact us now for your competitivelypriced servicing quote.

01573 227 400

www.lloyd.ltd.uk

Lloyd Ltd KELSO Hunters Hall, Kelso TD5 8BQ

01573 227 400

Billy Fortune Agricultural Sales billy.fortune@lloyd.ltd.uk Gregor Millar Agricultural Sales gregor.millar@lloyd.ltd.uk Stuart Dodsworth Agricultural Sales stuart.dodsworth@lloyd.ltd.uk Iain Benton Lawn & Garden Sales iain.benton@lloyd.ltd.uk

07971 491 059 07741 843 913 07971 491 058 07971 491 062

*Finance for business purposes only. Subject to acceptance and affordability checks. Applicants must be 18 or over. Offer valid from 1/01/2021 to 30/06/2021. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Amazone offer: On new equipment. 0% finance based on 50% of RRP, minimum RRP £4000. Contract duration is 1 + 2 annual or 2 + 22 monthly depending on model. The finance product offered under this promotion is Hire Purchase. First payment, full VAT and a documentation fee of £50 (inc VAT) are all due on signing. An option to purchase fee of £50 (+ VAT) will be collected with the final payment. You will own the machine when all payments have been made. Amazone Finance is a trading style of BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions Limited, Northern Cross, Basingstoke, RG12 4HL. Registered in England, No. 901225. Alternative finance products are available, terms and conditions apply. Images for illustrative purposes only. As funder, BNP Paribas may pay a commission, fee or other remuneration to credit brokers who introduce business to us; please contact them if you require more information. Lloyd Ltd is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for consumer credit activities under FRN 669526 – we are a credit broker not a lender. For full details visit www.lloyd.ltd.uk/offers.

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WHEEL LOADER TM320S TELESCOPIC

INTRODUCING THE ALL-NEW STAGE V JCB TM320S THE ARGUMENT FOR BUYING ONE JUST GOT EVEN MORE POWERFUL

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MCHALE V660 Baler £16,500 BOMFORD B508 Hedgecutter £4,750 JCB 541-70 Agri Plus £45,000 JCB 526-56 Agri Telehandler £43,000 JCB 536-60 FS Telehandler £37,000 JCB 540-170 Telehandler £33,000 JCB 540-170 Telehandler £33,000 DEMO JCB 457HT £140,000

Wagonway Road, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2NP Tel: 01665 604555 Millbrook Road, Kingstown Ind Estate, Carlisle CA3 0EU Tel: 01228 536331 Intack Farm, Nether Kellet, Near Carnforth LA6 1HB Tel: 01524 730915 Dumfries Enterprise Park, Heathhall, Dumfries DG1 3SJ Tel: 01387 255328 Shelley Road, Newburn Ind Est, Newcastle NE15 9RT Tel: 0191 264 7000

www.scot-jcb.co.uk

LASER LAID CONCRETE Walker Groundworks Ltd

Lay concrete floors accurately using Laser Screed Technology All concrete floors laid to your specification: • Internal & external areas • Ground preparation • All types of finishes inc. Power Float • Contact for free quote

Tel: 01573 430338 / 07831 586450 Email: walkergroundworks@btconnect.com Walker Groundworks Ltd. The Old Smiddy, Graden, Kelso, TD5 8BS 10

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JMTHonda SALES ~ SERVICE ~ PARTS Tel: 01555 811645

INTRODUCING THE NEW TRX520 FOREMAN RANGE MANUAL - AUTOMATIC - IRS

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108 MAIN STREET, FORTH, LANARK ML11 8AB

E-mail: jmthonda@outlook.com www.jmthonda.com

AGRICULTURAL AGRICULTURA R L RA LAND L ND TO BUY LA Suitable for Timber Storage Windy Site is Preferable In or Around Midlothian/Scottish Borders Minimum 2 Acres Good Road Access for HGVs Call Richard on 07812 025578

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Swinton Mill Depot 01890 840732 Alnwick Depot 01665 605577

KVERNELAND SPECIALS

PLOUGHS KVERNELAND 3300 300/100 5 FURROW NEW MODEL FOR 2021 £32,750 KVERNELAND 3300 300/85 5 FURROW NEW MODEL FOR 2021 £32,100 KVERNELAND EG 300/85 5 FURROW £27,900 KVERNELAND ES 250/85 5 FURROW NEW MODEL FOR 2021 £24,450 KVERNELAND ES 250/85 5 FURROW DEMO £22,500 KVERNELAND ES 250/100 5 FURROW NEW MODEL FOR 2021 £25,100 KVERNELAND ES 200/85 5 FURROW SLATTED BODIES £21,950 CULTIVATORS KVERNELAND DTX 300 SUBSOILER NEW FOR 2021 £23,750

Visit our website www.paxtons.co.uk David Edgar 07774 423569 david.edgar@paxtons.co.uk

KVERNELAND ENDURO 3M NEW FOR 2021

KVERNELAND QUALFARMER 3M DISCS NEW FOR 2021

KVERNELAND TURBO 400CF

£13,950 £13,550

£25,150 NEW DRILLS FOR 2021 KVERNELAND 6 TS EVO 48 E-COM ISOBUS 6 METRE TINE DRILL £32,900 KVERNELAND H301 WITH DA DRILL INC P/M MARKERS £26,100 KVERNELAND U DRILL 6000 PLUS GRAIN & FERT DEMO £74,950 4M FOLDING TINE CULTIVATOR

follow us on facebook JG Paxton & Sons Ltd Alnwick

Paul Chirnside 07970 461702 paul.chirnside@paxtons.co.uk

David Taylor 07970 297124 david.taylor@paxtons.co.uk

Voluntary registration of land can be a bit of a jigsaw Landmaps provide mapping and measuring to help piece it all together. Voluntary registration of title deeds is currently attracting a 25% discount on Registers of Scotland fees, new trigger points for registration have been introduced covering transfer of security and long leases. Plan ahead to ensure these important matters are in place if considering any business changes.

IACS maps are still required to be accurate, despite Brexit. If you need accurate GPS measurements for field or woodland boundary changes call for further information. For further information please call on 01573 225 028 • 07789 220 469 or email info@landmaps.co.uk

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Swinton Mill Depot 01890 840732

Alnwick Depot 01665 605577

Visit our website www.paxtons.co.uk

PUMA 240 CVX

NL70 ASV, STOCK NO. 31024918, 650/75 R42 X 600/65 R28, AUTOSTEER READY, 50K AXLE & CAB SUSPENSION, 4 REAR & 2 MID ELECTRIC SPOOLS, 3YRS TO MAX 3000 HRS WARRANTY, 18 HOURS

P.O.A.

FARMALL 105C

NL70 ASX, STOCK NO. 41024650, 16.9 R38 X 13.6 R24, 24 X 24 GEARBOX, 3 MECHANICAL REMOTES, 183 HOURS

P.O.A.

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MAXXUM 150 MC

NK20 AUX, STOCK NO. 11024622, 50K AXLE & CAB SUSPENSION, 600/65 R38 X 480/65 R28, 4 MECHANICAL REMOTES, 3000HRS WARRANTY TO JAN 2024, 171 HOURS

£74,500 + VAT

MAXXUM 145 MC

NK19 GCV, STOCK NO. 41023153, 600/65 R38 X 480/65 R28, CAB SUSPENSION, 4 MECHANICAL REMOTES, 3000HR WARRANTY TO FEB 24, 460 HRS

£61,000 + VAT

PUMA 165 MC

NL70 AOT, STOCK NO. 21024912, 650/65 R34 X 540/65 R28, 50K AXLE & CAB SUSPENSION, 4 MANUAL SPOOLS FRONT LINKAGE, 3YRS TO MAX 3000 HRS, 249 HOURS

£79,500 + VAT

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NEGOTIATING IN THE SNOW

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Yesterday a call came through to pull this out. Just what I love, the challenge of a sinking digger! BUT when I am needed where is he? Nowhere to be seen, wasting his time chasing a white ball around a green field and by the time he hit over 100 shots the machine was out and we lost the opportunity. The shed I pulled at Over Langshaw gave me a very nerve wracking experience. I managed the snowy road up to the farm but when I turned off I failed to negotiate the right handed slope. All my wheels wanted to do was to go straight on with the real risk of sliding into the building. I had to be pulled by a tractor to save damage and embarrassment. The pull went fine but there was no way I could get out the way that I came in. So across virgin snow I drove steadily up the field to rejoin the road through A missed opportunity! another gate further up. With a risk of sideways slipping down the hill I held my breath... Luckily I made it but the exit was impossible with a snowdrift blocking my passage. Off came my necklace again and I was soon back on terra firma courtesy of the same John Deere. My next task was to pull the four houses at Gosford back into position. They had laid concrete panels to sit the houses on, so it needed precision pulling to get them into the correct position. This was achieved as much to the satisfaction of the customer as well as myself feeling rather smug. And then the big one last week - two houses at Easter Softlaw near Kelso. 30mm of rain the previous night had made the ground conditions bottomless. These are the biggest and the longest sheds I pull –70 metres each and it took all my effort, both pulleys and a lot of sweat but I managed despite the skids on each shed ploughing into the ground rather than riding on top. I just drove out unassisted although I have left some very deep ruts – sorry Douglas! Precision pulling Stuck at the gateway

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March 8th 2021 Tom Pate farms 240ha of arable on a tenanted farm in Angus. Cropping includes wheat, spring barley, rye, oilseed rape along with land let for potatoes and vining peas. Additionally, around 6500 pigs are reared annually under contract and 600 Christmas turkeys sold directly to public under the KellyBronze franchise. On his wife’s 380ha family farm in the Angus Glens they also run 200 red deer hinds plus followers for venison production, along with developing a forestry enterprise. The past month has been very busy although probably not particularly productive. The “Beast from the East Two” was a real nuisance and the first real winter weather I have had to contend with since starting the deer enterprise. Feeding the hinds on the hill was a battle with roads and gates needing constantly dug out and hungry deer requiring a huge amount of feed delivered to them to survive the conditions. The deer have coped admirably but it has made me seriously consider how they are wintered in the future. The weather can make out wintering tough on man, beast and machine but housing deer can have its challenges too with these quasi-domesticated animals. JCB to the rescue When the snow melted it shifted seriously quickly which caused issues, with one shed of rearing calves needing evacuated as water washed down the hill over frozen ground inundating part of the steading. These calves are now out on grass with little chance of persuading them back indoors, much to their delight but my horror as the land is really not fit for turnout until late April/May. This is putting the grass on a backfoot before we’ve even begun. Typically, the snow also coincided with pigs leaving. The amount of work required to ensure the lorry could get in and out was exhausting. Thankfully only a small amount of tow rope persuasion was required and all went well. It made me consider the DEFRA consultation on animal transport. If we could not have loaded these pigs because it was less than 5°C they would have been stuck on farm for weeks. This would have had welfare implications for those pigs and also those following. The proposals as they stand are a major concern and should be firmly rejected. Incredibly after the snow melted, the land recovered quickly and ploughing and some fertiliser applications have resumed. Spring barley seed is now on farm and sowing does not feel that far away… famous last words? I’ve had to ramp up my war on pigeons over the oilseed rape as it now tries to pull away. I don’t mind a bit of grazing on old leaf over the winter but at this time of year the growing crown of the plant is vulnerable. Kites, whirling globes, rope bangers and rockets (my favourite!) are all deployed in the daily battle. It’s not a bad job on a sunny spring-like day and the dog enjoys tramping across the fields despite her master occasionally Pigeons not welcome here stopping and shaking his fist at the sky and shouting obscenities at passing birds. Zoom fatigue has certainly hit with many hours of my life spent in front of a screen for AGMs, meetings, conferences and webinars. Although it’s a relief not to be racing around the countryside going to meetings I miss having the chance to be off farm - it’s healthy and necessary to take a step away from the daily routine and spend time away from the desk/workshop/tractor. I look forward to the days when we can meet face to face, have a blether and physically and mentally remove ourselves from the confines of our own surroundings. With our My wife unwrapping something on Valentine’s day youngest now back to school even the school run is an exciting excuse to see the wider world.

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At Sherriff Group, our technology division are probably best known for the yellow domes that you see on most John Deere tractors/combines in the countryside. What is less well known is that we can fit the same technology to most other makes. This can give our customers access to the same guidance and ‘Operation Centre’ agronomy portal, as John Deere users. Please see some images below of recent projects we have completed and if you’d like further information, please do not hesitate to give our Technology Team a call on the number at the bottom of the page. Also feel free to scan the QR code to download the Sherriff App.

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TRACTORS

John Deere 6110RC, 2015 John Deere 6115M, 2013 John Deere 6115R, 2013 John Deere 6130M, 2017 John Deere 6135R, 2017 John Deere 6150R, 2015 John Deere 6150R ,2013 John Deere 6150R, choice 2013/14 John Deere 6155R, 2018 John Deere 6155R, 2019 John Deere 6175R, choice 2016/17 John Deere 6195R, 2018 John Deere 6210R, 2013 John Deere 6220SE, 2004 John Deere 6220SE, 2004 John Deere 6215R, 2015 John Deere 6215R, choice 2017/2019

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Kuhn HR3004/NC3000 grain drill combination Kuhn HR4003/LC402 Power Harrow/Drill Kuhn HR3502D power Harrow Kuhn HR4002D Power Harrow Kuhn HR4003D Power Harrow Kuhn Espro 4000 grain drill Amazone KG4000/403 Super disc drill Amazone KX3000/AD-P303 Power Harrow/Drill Browns 3 leg subsoiler Dowdeswell DP7R 5f plough Farmforce front press 1.5m working width Front Press 1.5m working width Horsch Pronto 6DC Kverneland Press arm Standen 400/200 Subsoiler 5 leg Vaderstad 620 6.2m folding rollers Vaderstad Carrier 650

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Cat TH407 AGP+ Telehandler Claas 6030, 2009 Claas 7030, 2016 JCB 526/56 Telehandler JCB 530/70 Telehandler Manitou MLT634-120, 2011

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Stewart GX18FT trailer Bailey TAG11 trailer, c/w silage sides, sprung drawbar Bailey Tipping Trailer 12t Triffit grain trailer 16T

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COMBINE HARVESTERS John Deere T670 HM

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John Deere 6330, 2007 John Deere 6430, 2008 John Deere 6430, 2009/12 John Deere 6630, 2012 John Deere 6830, 2012 John Deere 6900, R Reg John Deere 6930, 2010 John Deere 6930, 2011 John Deere 7530 Premium, 2009 John Deere 7310R, 2017 John Deere 7930, 2011 Fendt 724, 2012 Massey Ferguson 3120 New Holland T7.200 Zetor Proxima Tractor, 2011 Zetor 4340 Tractor

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Kuhn Euromix 2 1460 choice Abbey VF10 Diet feeder Browns square bale squeezer Hi-Spec T16 mixer wagon Jarmet salt spreader JF VM10B mixer wagon Logic Electric Multi Feeder Major 1800 litre fuel tanker Mason 6ft bucket Quicke 130 muck fork Stocks Fan Jet MK4

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John Deere324A MoCo John Deere 854 round baler Kuhn GA13131 4 rotor rake Claas Liner 2900 twin rotor rake Grays Buckrake SGH12T Lely 280MC 2.8m MoCo Lely universal hay turner Maschio Giraffona offset topper New Holland 370 Conventional Sq baler PZ300 Haybob Slewtic 2.4m Hyd offset topper Welger RP200

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Kuhn Axis 30.1 spreader Kuhn Axis 30.2 spreader Kuhn Axis 40.1 spreader Kuhn Axis 40.2 spreader Kuhn Axera 1102 Kuhn MDS1132 Kuhn MDS1141 Amazone Z-AM spreader Bateman RB26 Self-propelled sprayer Blaney 12m sprayer Cleanacres trailed sprayer 36m booms Gambetti Barre 2500 sprayer Farm profitability is ultimately dependent on a multitude of Gamma mounted sprayer input and running costs. Fertiliser costs can play a major part in KRM M2W Trend terms of profitability and there is often a huge potential for cost Spraycare 2600/24 savings to be achieved by optimising the method through which these fertilisers are applied. KUHN fertiliser spreaders offer long machine life and high spreading power and can improve farm profitability by ensuring the efficient and effective spreading of fertiliser. KUHN spreaders will delight you, with their ability to ensure accurate fertiliser dosing and even rates of distribution.

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ATV/UTILITY VEHICLES & ATTACHMENTS John Deere XUV855D Gator, choice 2013/16 John Deere XUV855D Gator. 2016 John Deere XUV855M Gator, 2018 John Deere XUV855M Gator, 2018 John Deere XUV855M Gator, 2017 John Deere XUV865M Gator John Deere XUV865M Gator 2018 John Deere XUV865M Gator Can-Am Bombardiar 500 Quad Kawasaki Mule 4010 Yamaha YFM450

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We are delighted to advise that we are now a fully authorised Tilly Pass agricultural trailer testing dealer. This means you can be confident that any new/used trailer we supply has passed the test, is safe for use, complies with PUWER 98 regulations, and is roadworthy.

Sherriff Group have been doing NSTS testing for many years. With the cost of chemicals today, it is We can also test your existing good practice to have your sprayer tested annually. trailers. The comprehensive 18 This ensures that your machine is in tip-top condition point check is available from all for field work and everything is in good working order. Meaning chemicals applied where they should.

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• READY-MIX CONCRETE • AGRICULTURAL MIXES FOR ALL PURPOSES • DELIVERY AND COLLECTION

FOR SALES AND ORDERS CALL BLINKBONNY WEIGHBRIDGE: 01573 460200 or 07974 968148 PART OF BREEDON GROUP– FOR OTHER LOCATIONS PLEASE VISIT: https://www.breedongroup.com/location-finder

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES DIRECT DRILLING / PASTURE REJUVENATION

PUT NEW LIFE INTO TIRED & DAMAGED SWARDS. CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

Healthy grass is one of the most valuable assets a farmer can have & direct drilling can help you grow more & better grass at less cost. Grass, Clover, Rape, Kale, Stubble turnips etc can be sown into existing swards, either by seeding directly into glyphosate sprayed grass stubbles or by stitching in without chemical, using stock control of the existing sward or after silage has been lifted. Seeding into Cereal/Pulses stubble or conventionally tilled seedbeds is also possible.

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

BRYCE GROUNDWORKS • • • •

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R L SMITH & SONS LTD SKIP HIRE SAME DAY DELIVERY ASBESTOS REMOVAL

Covering the Scottish Borders & North Northumberland

OFFICE: 01890 870241 MOBILE: 07970 404033

NEW SERVICE AVAILABLE

Concrete laying and blockwork can now be undertaken no matter what size of job Contact: Office 01573 440314 Stuart 07970 450720 or Jock 07970 730567

Ltd Water Related Services • Water Industry Registration Scheme Approved Utility Provider • Construction of New Water Mains & Services • Underground Water Pipe Leak Repairs • Private Borehole Pump & Spring Water Supply System Installations • Water Treatment & Filtration System Installation & Servicing Drainage Related Services • Drain Jetting & CCTV Surveying • Deep Excavations & Repairs • Public Sewer Connections • Adoptable Sewer Installations • Domestic Pumping Station Installations • Septic & Treatment Tank Installations

Tel: Kelso 01573 225249 Mobile: 07793 361023 e-mail: enquiries@gwcwateranddrainage.co.uk UStor Business units, Unit 8/1 Spylaw Road, Kelso TD5 8DN

Lime Slag, Gypsum Fibrophos, Screenings, LimeX 0-11-11 £85.00 Delivered, 0-20-0 £80.00 Delivered Many other Alternative Fertilisers Supplied and Spread.

T: M: Email: lee@henzellenterprises.co.uk

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

John Renton - Agricultural Engineer, Chirnside

Tel: 01890 818807 Fax: 01890 818366 Mob: 07774 163899 also On-site Hydraulic Hose Service 1, 2 & 4 Wire Hose • Pressure Washer Hose BSP, JIC, ORFS, Metric & Flange Fittings, Adaptors, Brake Couplings, Q/R Couplings, etc

SANDYSTONES HIRE Heavy duty 10ft track leveller

£90 per day

07759 530013 / 07703 571291

WATTY DUGUID

MOTOR ENGINEER

Tel: 07506 516381 or 01890 830243 (home) Specialising in servicing and repairs to Range Rover, Discovery, Land Rover and other 4 x 4 vehicles. COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE

J.D. GILROY & SONS

Farmers, Agricultural Contractors & Samson Sales • • • • • • • •

Contracting Services

All types of muck handling & spreading Fertiliser/lime spreading (variable/flat rate) Ploughing Combination drilling Direct drilling/pasture rejuvenation Silage & whole crop (clamp) Round baling & wrapping Mowing, tedding & raking Samson Sales

• New & used muck spreaders always available • Genuine Samson parts White House Folly, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 2LW

Tel: David: James: Chris:

01665 579 265 07808 917 302 07803 747 353 07921 506 107

BYREWALLS FENCING

All types of Agricultural Fencing, Garden Fencing and Decking

A & E Brown, Byrewalls, Gordon, Berwickshire TD3 6JU

Contact: Andrew 07725 583737 Euan 07774 004622 Evenings 01573 410260

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Round baled wheat straw 4x4 Square wheat straw for sale Supplied and delivered

Suppliers of AgSlag, Magnesium & Calcium Lime & L I M E X

***NEXT DAY DELIVERY AVAILABLE*** Supply only or Supply & Spread

Variable Rate application or Blanket Spreading Bulk, Flatbed & Curtainsider Haulage National Coverage, Competitive Rates Contact: Ian Douglas Tel: 01289 387076 Mob: 07725783394 Email:Office@3dtransport.co.uk

R. WOOD & SONS ~ S TA I N R I G G M A I N S , L E I T H O L M ~

GRASS SILAGE • WHOLECROP ARABLE MIXES

USING 2 X SELF PROPELLED

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Fitted with WHOLECROP HEADERS & GRAIN PROCESSING MILL PART or WHOLE JOB, AG-BAG or PIT

MOWERS, TEDDER, RAKES TRAILERS, FRONT BUCKRAKES H BIG SQUARE BALING H (Bale Chaser available)

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ALL ARABLE CULTIVATIONS DRILLING HIGH DENSITY ROUND BALING DGPS LIME & FERT SPREADING HEDGECUTTING SMALL SEEDS DRILLING – Einbock 12m (grass/kale/oilseed rape)

CONTACT: OFFICE MOBILE E.MAIL WEBSITE

: 01890 840 251 : DAVID 07971 409 367 KENNY 07971 409 371 : rwoodandsons@btconnect.com : www.rwoodandsons.co.uk

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BM EXCAVATIONS LTD IF YOUR FARM TRACK OR FOREST ROAD NEEDS SOME ATTENTION, WE HAVE THE SKILLS, MACHINERY AND EXPERIENCE TO DELIVER A LASTING SOLUTION.

ROAD CRUSHING AND GRADING SERVICES

• REDUCES OR ELIMINATES THE NEED TO IMPORT MATERIALS. • IMPROVES DRAINAGE TO PREVENT FURTHER DAMAGE. • QUICK AND EFFECTIVE SOLUTION THAT MINIMISES DISRUPTION TO TRAFFIC MOVEMENTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: MOBILE - 07788 242 638 EMAIL - bmexcavations@outlook.com

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES SANDYSTONES HIRE GARY RENWICK NEW 2021 FLEMING END TOW 12 FOOT WATER BALLAST ROLLER £75/day

AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTOR MULCHING SPECIALIST

ALSO FOR HIRE PORTEQUIP 3M AERATOR/SLITTER £5 PER ACRE

07759 530013 / 07703 571291

HAULAGE AND SPREADING CONTRACTORS

Auto Rate Control, Weigher and GPS

Poultry Manure, Digestate, Compost, Limex, FYM etc.

Organic Certificated Manure All products supplied Apply to growing crops

ALSO Manure can be delivered by Tractor & Trailer PLUS Manure mixed with a high DM product, perfect for stockpiling and increased organic matter

Call Richard 07971 580 888

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Mulching - Gorse - Scrub - Trees Forestry Tiller - Grinding of tree & willow stumps & roots Tel 01750 32264 or 07831 505440 Email gary@garyrenwick.co.uk www.garyrenwick.co.uk

J & J Grant

Scotland’s Spreading Specialists

5 spreaders available to meet your precision spreading requirements High output LGP machines to minimise soil and crop damage Weighing systems and auto steer fitted We supply our own loader and fuel to minimise disturbance to the customer Blanket or variable rate lime spreading compatible with all mapping systems The following can be supplied and accurately applied

Lime, Compost, Slag, Henpen, Fibrophos, FYM, Gypsum, other organic materials

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Soil Mapping service

correct variations across fields independent analysis 4 samples/ha for accurate pH maps all nutrients can be tested recommendations to suit your enterprise

Contact us to discuss how we can help reduce your costs with the use of organic products

Tel 01875 320363 Mob 07703 113178 Email john@j-jgrant.co.uk

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

SANDYSTONES HIRE New Holland L218 Skidsteer for hire with trailer

Trailer included 07759 530013 / 07703 571291

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• Genie Z – 60/34 Access Platform • 6.5 tonne jcb digger 4WD • Rubber tracks • 20.39m working height max • £49 per day + delivery • 18.39m platform height max charge • 11.05m horizontal reach max LOW LOADER • 8.23m up and over clearance max • Herbst 24’ 19T beavertail • Turntable rotation 360° • £49 per day + delivery continuous charge • Up to 227kg lift capacity Contact Sandra • Harness available • £99 per day + delivery charge 01578 730 444 Discount for longer term hire Four large concrete water/drinking troughs for sale - call for details

J.W. & M.A. SCOTT

Guidance combi drilling & all other general contracting work undertaken Fertiliser spreading (GPS) mapping, auto shut off & section control available, large savings on fert possible

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HUNTINGTON FARM, LAUDER

• Full stubble to stubble • Direct drilling with Moore uni-drill • Big square baling 4x3 straw & silage • Spraying using RTK • Grassland management • Full silage service including; Front & back mowers, Tedding & raking, Round baler & wrapper, Square baler & wrapper

Contact: Angus Runciman 07500 967900 Dougie Runciman 07795 421754

AGRI-FIELD CONTRACTING

Cultiking 4m folding

Micro seeder fitted for low cost cover crop establishment achieving upto 7inch tilth

2x 200hp+ tractors (auto-steer) 2x ploughs 2x combination drills Weigh cell fertiliser spreader 3x combines Front & rear mowers Round baler Twin spool wrapper Rake/tedder Precision drill Stubble to stubble contracts Trailer hire

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

Connon Construction Ltd. Construction of shuttered slurry tanks and silos (all built to SEPA requirements)

Contact: Christopher -

07843 208 544 Patrick -

07701 040 681 Connon Farms / Connon Construction

Connon Farms Greenknowe Slurry spreading available with umbilical, dribble bars and ferry tankers. Tractors on floatation tyres Dung spreader hire or complete service Complete silage service All types of digger work undertaken

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES Ag Bag Storage Systems Efficient Harvesting- Our large 12' diameter bagging machines can keep pace with your high capacity foraging contractors High Nutrient Retention Almost Instant air-tight conditions and post fermentation liquor reabsorption keep vital nutrients held in the silage Low Dry Matter Losses - 2-3% DM losses compared with up to 20% or more with alternative methods Great Flexibility - Unlimited low cost storage capacity, where you want it, when you need it.

For more information on our Ag-Bag system or General Contracting works, please visit our website or give us a call.

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Energy prices are rising and Calibrate has the answer... Heatflex is a bespoke heating, chilling and electricity-generating solution, which will reduce your energy costs, increase The Highland Show efficiency and provide an additional income stream TECHNICAL for your business.

INNOVATION

Our revolutionary ‘hands-off’ control system AWARD 2017– Gridflex will link new and existing renewable technologies through a series of pick and mix Heatflex options to maximise performance and revenue.

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Access to improved technology and income revenues for businesses

What is Gridflex? Gridflex works alongside the Heatflex solution to incentivise high energy users to increase or decrease their non-essential energy usage at times of the National Grid’s (NG) peak or low demand. In flexing in this way, clients are able to avoid higher energy prices as well as being financially incentivised through a combination of government incentives and rebates.

What are the Heatflex pick and mix options? Simultaneous heating and chilling with a heatpump

Only chilling to -5°C Only heating (CHP high temp to 85°C and low temp 45°C)

Calibrate Heatflex Solution

Gridflex power balancing exporting to NG

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CHP power generation Free Heat 85°C for glasshouse/ drying floor Increased heat recovery

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The modularised plant room is delivered ready to commission

Bespoke control system, can be Gridflex enabled

Heating flow

Bespoke control solution

Power grid connection

Remote 24hr access

Heating return Chilling flow

Circulation pumps

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Up to

20yr warranty available

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200kW CHP

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Heatflex Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Example

Revenue of £104,000 (after above savings)

It is easily integrated into existing systems or as a new install Bespoke design kW output from 200kW ROI Efficiencies up to 850% (combined heating and chilling) 4.5 years based on Simultaneous heating and chilling options (10-100%) automated heat/chill £250,000 installation output increases efficiencies Minimum chilling temperatures -5°C Benefit from increased heat recovery e.g. free heat at 85°C for glasshouse/drying process Heatpumps and/or Combined Heat and Power units (CHPs) increase drying and growing capacity for increased profit Through our bespoke control interface, Gridflex will balance your electrical usage to either use on site or export to the National Grid (NG) adding an additional income stream Dependant on electricity use, the return on investment is 3-5 years Electricity purchased at 16p per kW from the NG will be replaced by energy from the CHP, generated at 6 - 9p per kW Minimal disruption onsite during the install via our Heatflex modularised container solution It reduces reliance on fossil fuels by 80-100% working towards eliminating your carbon footprint We will support you with paperwork and planning permission through our feasibility process We offer a maintenance and warranty package for peace of mind.

For more information contact: North and Scotland representative: jack@calibrateltd.co.uk / 07719 330 616

South and Wales representative: kevin@calibrateltd.co.uk / 07367 070 271

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Talking........Business with Davidson & Robertson

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Relinquishment & Assignation of 1991 Act Tenancies New legislation set out under The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force on 28 February 2021 and has sparked conversations amongst those in the tenanted sector across Scotland. The new legislation enables most tenants with a secure 91 act tenancy to offer to relinquish their tenancy to their landlord. If the landlord does not wish to buy the tenancy, the legislation consequently allows for the tenant to advertise their tenancy on the open market and to assign it, for value, to a new entrant or ‘progressing farmer’. Not only is this an opportunity for farmers who may be considering retirement to move on from their tenanted farm, it is also an opportunity for new and young people to enter the industry, or those wishing to progress their businesses. The legislation aims to encourage conversations amongst farming families about succession planning and the opportunities this statute could provide. The key point to take from the new legislation is that tenants should think long and hard before taking any steps in the formal process to relinquish their tenancy. With the legislation setting out a strict timetable and a demanding list of information required for the process to be carried out, it is vital that tenants have considered all aspects before proceeding. If the decision is made to progress with a formal notice of intention to relinquish, the Tenant Farming Commissioner will appoint a valuer to calculate the amount payable by the landlord to the tenant. Several factors will be assessed including the market value of the holding both with and without vacant possession as well as consideration for any tenant improvements and dilapidations. Although this could provide opportunity for both new and existing tenants, careful consideration should be taken over the pros and cons of either relinquishing or assigning a tenancy. Perhaps, most importantly, tenants should consider whether the value of the tenancy would provide sufficient funds for the farmer to retire from the farm along with the tax implications of obtaining payment for the tenancy. Not only this, but it should also be made clear that the professional costs of the valuer and any legal advice required will all be the responsibility of the tenant in this situation. It is strongly advised that informal discussions between landlord and tenant are entered into prior to serving any notices. Davidson & Robertson’s team are on hand to provide guidance from these initial early stages, so if you are considering acting in relation to this new legislation or would like more information or advice on other tenancy-related matters, please contact the office for a confidential discussion with a member of our team. Contact Stephanie Adams on 01289 543 222

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Talking........New Zealand

March 9th 2021 Ian Mackenzie is an arable and dairy farmer from the Canterbury Plain in the South Island of New Zealand. He runs a number of fully irrigated intensive cropping farms, producing grain, vegetable and grass seeds with some stock finishing. The jockey rang up last night to ask advice about a local dairy farm they are thinking of helping their daughter and her husband buy. I told him to run as far away as possible from the deal. Let me explain. The jockey and his lovely wife own a huge tract of high country up by Mt Cook. He is a very astute investor and has made vast amounts of money buying and selling land down country despite a cultivated image of being dishevelled and disorganised. He wouldn’t normally come to me for advice but he is nervous about water rules and all the other things those of us who farm on the wrong side of the railway line have to cope with. Dairying is going really well at the moment. Fonterra has been able to keep its supply lines to all its markets open despite significant global challenges and they are suggesting our milk price will be up 50c/kg on last year. As an investment the return on capital looks pretty exciting but that is not why I told him to run away. This farm is just down the road from us so I know the farm. It isn’t a top property but it will grow grass and is probably fit for purpose. That is not why I told him to run away. Where do you want the We have new government legislation that requires all waterways including drains to meet certain irrigator Mac? environmental standards. The standards have been set at levels that will require 110 to 120% reduction in nitrate loss according to some independent environment commissioners. Our modelling supports those commissioners. As a regional council we have to have plans in place by 2024 to show how we are going to achieve these targets within a generation. This Get more from grass with Tracesure at turnout. means that anyone farming up Grazed grass can be up to 50% deficient in trace elements. stream of any river, lake, stream or drain that can not reach these targets will have to stop farming. 120% reduction in land use is a pretty tough target. Almost all the small streams and drains on the Canterbury Plains cannot and probably never have reached these environmental standards. Some streams flowing out of our national parks do not even meet these standards. It is environmentalism gone mad... That is why I told the jockey to run away. Knowing the jockey he will.

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Talking........Agritourism

March 2021 Caroline Millar, Lead, Scottish Agritourism Agritourism in Scotland is nothing new. Recently one of the pioneers of Scottish agritourism, Margaret McConchie or GG as she was known to many, passed away age 101 at Laggan Farm in Dumfries and Galloway. GG set up one of Scotland’s first farm caravan parks at Mossyard by the beach prior to World War two. The Lennox family on Loch Lomondside will next year celebrate fifty years in agritourism and there are many more examples. The last ten years has seen a surge in farmers entering the sector and today the sheer diversity of agritourism offering is evident from the traditional farmhouse bed and breakfast to all types of on farm accommodation. Camping and caravanning, glamping pods, converted farm cottages, luxury lodges are just some of the ways you can stay on a farm for a break or holiday, and range from budget to luxury. Day visits to farms and adding on experiences on to a farm stay is ensuring that the “agri” is firmly being put into “agritourism” with an increasing demand from visitors for farm tours and more farmers offering these interactive experiences across Scotland. The travel trade is becoming an increasingly important market for farmers with more organised coaches of visitors interested in visiting a farm for a slice of farm life. At the heart of what farmers do is producing food and many of the most successful countries in agritourism globally have eating and drinking of farm or local farm produce at their core. Scotland has an amazing array of farm shops and we have seen through Covid 19 a shift in consumer choice to buy more produce direct from farmers and to support local. The key growth opportunity for our sector is the development of more famers offering on farm dining experiences, either after a farm tour, for guests staying in accommodation or farm catering for larger farm events or more permanent farm cafes and restaurants. So food experiences and a more interactive agri experience from the farming host is definitely the line of travel for the Scottish agritourism sector and both of these will help to further define us as a distinctive offering from generic rural tourism. Adventure and outdoor tourism in general is growing and when you combine a sporting activity such as watersports or mountain biking on a farm followed by the opportunity to eat farm The Hideaway Experience, Dundee produce for lunch on site, you are dealing with some pretty hungry customers for a plate of food. All of this combines to deliver a fantastic customer offering for the tourist visitor or the local leisure visitor. Covid has impacted the agritourism sector hard, as it has to all types of tourism and leisure. The sector has many things going for it. A strong network of entrepreneurial farmers in a close knit community who are keen to share learnings and to support each other. We came together quickly and early on in the pandemic to form a weekly support group and a WhatsApp group which shared knowledge all day, every day. The Scottish Enterprise Agritourism Monitor Farm Programme has also helped to facilitate knowledge exchange, build confidence and aid skills development and has been invaluable during Covid 19. At the very start of Covid we took to facebook live for daily tours of the lambing shed, then more general farm tours. This was designed to bring some joy to those stuck at home in lockdown but quickly we had an international audience with people tuning in each day from over twenty countries. By June our sector had formed a formal new sector body, Scottish Agritourism. 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Visit Scotland announced that agritourism is a key consumer trend for 2021/22 and so when we do come out of lockdown we are certain our sector will take off, benefiting many hundreds of farms, crofts and estates throughout the country. Being a key part of a green recovery in the rural economy and helping people recover from Covid, both mentally and physically is something that agritourism can deliver on. It is an exciting time for our sector. For more information about joining Scottish Agritourism visit Agritourism Monitor farm meeting www.scottishtourismalliance.co.uk/agritourism. 56

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Talking........from Lincolnshire

March 8th 2021 Will Howe is an arable farmer from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. The soils are predominantly heavy. There is 365ha of cropping including winter wheat, spring beans, spring oats and the introduction of grass leys used to rear Native Dairy X calves. He also manages a contracting business Thorpe Farming Ltd. Just when you think last harvest could not get any worse, the grain trade manages to twist the knife in deeper. I have been sending some wheat away for feed to a home which is not as charitable as it once was. They have found some ergot which means each rejected load has an £18/t deduction on it. I have scoured the heap before each load and have found one sole piece. My issue is not the fact that I have ergot, but more the fact that any lorry which gets loaded the night before and therefore tipped first thing the following morning has passed through without a blemish, but all the lorries loaded and tipped on the same day have been rejected. Added to this is the fact that no evidence is provided of the sample for the claim, and there is no evidence that the sample they are referring too has come out of the lorry I loaded. The cattle out at grass finally Numerous times now I have queried loads with merchants because the registration number of the lorry on the self-billing invoice does not match that on the collection note. Yet the buck always seems to stop with us, the farmer. With trying to park this furore in the back of my relatively small brain, I decided the best thing to do was to focus on the growing crop so I have been out with some Nitrogen and Sulphur. Dare I say all the wheat is looking very well so I am optimistic about its potential. My agronomist and I now have ridiculous discussions based on the last 2 seasons about applying all the nitrogen and shutting the gate because Spring rainfall is not guaranteed anymore which is absurd given our It is amazing how well things look maritime climate. I am going to stick at 3 applications for now, but spring crops will receive more on an 18°C day in Feb! Nitrogen with the drill to try and combat this. The cattle have now finished their winter grazing and have gone onto a grass/wheat volunteer ley full time. They were weighed as they finished their winter mix and had on average gained 1.1kg/day during those 80 days. They truly were a miserable 80 days weather wise so I am delighted with their performance. I now need more cattle to utilise the grass I currently have and some younger ones for next year’s batch. It is all a bit of a learning curve but I am tinkering all the time with the system, hopefully for the better! In fact I have the perfect system worked out in my head which integrates the cattle and arable seamlessly. Unfortunately it is not conducive to a farm with 60% clay content so a little more thought might be needed, and a little less farming simulator enthusiasm!

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Interest Hire Purchase on KRONE Mowers, Tedders & Rakes available over 3+33 monthly payments or 1+2 annual payments. Offer available on machines ordered by 31st Offer entitles customers to one free pair of Bib and Brace available with KRONE Mowers, Tedders & Rakes0%March ordered by 31st May 2021. Participating dealerships only. 2021. UK Ltd (Co. Reg 6799634, registered address Peckfield Businessavailable Park, Phoenix Avenue,on Micklefield, Leeds, LS25 4DY) are authorised and regulated by the Financial 0% Interest Hire Purchase on KRONE Mowers, Tedders & Rakes available over 3+33 monthly payments orKRONE 1+2 annual payments. Offer machines ordered by 31st Conduct Authority. KRONE UK Ltd are a credit broker and JCB Finance Ltd are its preferred supplier of finance. JCB Finance Ltd (registered in England No.972265 and whose registered office is: The Mill, Rochester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JW) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Reference Number: 708332). Finance is March 2021. restricted to business users only in the United Kingdom, subject to acceptance by JCB Finance Ltd. Terms apply. Visit www.krone-uk.com for full details. Offer excludes the BiG MLS25 450. KRONE UK Ltd (Co. Reg 6799634, registered address Peckfield Business Park, Phoenix Avenue, Micklefield, Leeds, 4DY) are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. KRONE UK Ltd are a credit broker and JCB Finance Ltd are its preferred supplier of finance. JCB Finance Ltd (registered in England No.972265 and whose registered office is: The Mill, Rochester, Staffordshire, ST14 5JW) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Firm Reference Number: 708332). Finance is restricted to business users only in the United Kingdom, subject to acceptance by JCB Finance Ltd.

Terms apply. Visit www.krone-uk.com for full details. excludes 742 the BiG M 450. 350 CaseOffer IH Farmlift unregistered,

hours, 7 metre reach to 4.2 ton lift, 145 hp, pin & cone headstock, hydraulic locking, boom hydraulics, 500/70 R24 tyres, warranty to 3000 hours and retail finance available

Twose RM 460 Trailed Topper

2020 build, 4.6 metre working width, hydraulic folding, 1000 PTO, 12 months warranty

Kuhn FC 313D Rear Mower

2015 build, 10ft working width, hydraulic lift control, steel tined conditioner unit, adjustable spread plates, 540 PTO, good condition all round

Kuhn FC 313DF Front Mower

2015 build, 10ft working width, hydraulic lift control, steel tined conditioner unit, 540 PTO, pull type suspension, good condition all round

FOR CURRENT STOCK VISIT WWW.GMARSHALLTRACTORS.COM £12,450 + VAT

Case IH RB 344 RC Round Baler

2016 build, 1000 bales, fixed chamber, chopper unit, fixed castor wheels, 2.1m wide pickup, wider flotation tyres, 540 PTO, bale kicker, adjustable density, ex-demo condition

£25,950 + VAT

Case IH RB 455 RC Round Baler

2018 build, 400 bales, variable chamber, chopper unit, dual density system, 2.3m wide pickup, IsoBus ready, drop floor, 12 months warranty, retail finance available

£1,750 + VAT

Vicon Rotaflow RS XL Spreader 2004 build, 1500kg hopper with extension (4 bags), 24 metre spreading width, good condition

£6,850 + VAT

Vicon Extra 832T Trailed Mower 2009

build, 10ft working width, steel tine conditioner, adjustable swath board, hydraulic height adjustment, done very little work, excellent condition

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On Our Farm

March 10th 2021 Hugo Lee farms in partnership with his father, Guy, at Sandystones, near St Boswells. Arable crops of wheat, oilseed rape, malting barley, oats and rye are grown, 400 Angus cattle are finished annually, 6000 organic hens produce eggs for Waitrose, 14,000 organic point of lay pullets reared each year and 60,000 pheasant & partidge poults are raised. It was a normal Wednesday evening and I had just popped home to say goodnight to the children before another load of store cattle arrived from Stirling. As we were tucking the children into bed the dogs started going mad tearing around the house barking. Jess let them outside as I went back up to the steading to meet the lorry. It was then that I received a rather panicked phone call saying that there were cattle in our garden. I thought she was joking at first but after a quick scan of the pens I discovered that nine of our biggest steers had managed to rub a gate open and get out. Amazingly they had walked out of the steading past my parent’s house 200m down the road and into our garden without anyone seeing them. Unfortunately, they decided to get out just as the snow had melted and the lawn was waterlogged. What a mess they made! Somehow one even got entangled in the childrens’ climbing frame and started careering around the garden with it! After leaving three broken fences, a flat packed climbing frame and a ploughed-up lawn, the stores were back in their pen. We have only just finished repairing the lawn, oh the joys of keeping livestock! The recent window of dry weather has allowed us to get on with some field work. All the winter crops have had their first dose of Forks out repairing very deep hoof prints. At least it was nitrogen as well as a maintenance application of P and K. On the the farmer’s garden! whole crops have come out of the winter looking ok. We could do with a bit of warmth though to really kick everything into life and get a bit of green back into the leaves of the winter barley especially. Amazingly it has been dry enough to roll one of our new grass leys which was too wet to get on in the autumn. The conditions were ideal and it has done a fantastic job pushing any unwanted stones back down. Roller doing a fantastic job The ‘net zero’ arms race began with a bang yesterday. Morrisons announced that it would be the first supermarket to be completely supplied by ‘net zero’ carbon British farmers - by 2030. Five years ahead of the rest of the market. It went even further saying that it expected to launch affordable net zero carbon eggs in 2022 and beef in 2025. These are very bold and ambitious headline grabbing statements which I for one struggle to see how they will be achieved in such a short time frame. I have just signed up to Facetime a Farmer which was founded South Road – Belford by farmer Tom Martin and is (01668) 213 433 facilitated by LEAF. Every Suppliers of Quality Assured fortnight I will be having a short video call with my matched READY MIXED CONCRETE school. The aim is to help school Steven Birdsall (01668) 213 733 Mobile: 07970 112761 children understand and engage with where their food comes GILBERT BIRDSALL from by bringing the field into the BUILDING & CIVIL ENGINEERING classroom. I really look forward to Suppliers of Quarry Materials, JCB Hire, Drives, Agricultural Buildings, etc. The next generation always my first call next week. keen to help Tel: Belford (01668) 213433

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Quads in stock now!

● Kverneland 853 bedder / shredder, 2014 machine. Contact Graham Scott for information. ● Case trailed sprayer, 2200lts 21m, £4250 self trac steering ● Toyota pick up, 2016, 51000 miles, very clean ● Amazone 3m AD box drill, 24 discs 580 wedge ring roller c/w Amazone power harrow ● Amazone ZA-M 3600 ultra profis hydro fert spreader with Amatron screen, GPS switch activated ● Kubota M4072 c/w loader, 450 hrs, very clean tractor ● Överum 5 furrow plough, DX / V-Flex transport combi wheel £9,500 ● Murray two plus, two bale handler ● Quicke adjustable bag lifter euro brackets, as new £550 ● Ifor Williams car trailer, hydraulic tipping with mesh extension sides ● Vicon RV 4216 baler, ISOBUS c/w control box ● SK STIG 6.3 m hydraulic folding rollers c/w shatta boards ● Vogel and Noot 5F hydraulic vari width, 2013 with new moleboards and landsides ● Kverneland ES100/200 5F hydraulic vari width, 28 body, knock on points 2009 ● Rabe 5F slatted boards, 100 clearance, combi wheel, hydraulic reset ● Kverneland CLA 11 leg cultivator, depth control wheel, spring reset good metal ● Broughan 14T monocoque trailer, green on 560-45/22.5 wheels, air and hydraulic brakes, very tidy ● Spearhead 9ft topper (only done 10 acres), very good condition ● Twose 6.7m vertical folding roller with 500 rings ● Deutz 6180TTV 64 reg, front linkage, 50k, air brakes 5000hrs ● Selection of fertiliser spreaders coming soon! Contact us.

Contact Allan or Graham at Selkirk for more information. Suzuki offer valid until 31/03/2021. Full terms at atv.suzuki.co.uk

Logic trailers and snackers in stock now! Contact us for prices.

Dieci demo models available now: 42.7 VS EVO2 & 35.6 EVO2 GD

NEW Machinery For Sale (much more available, see our website) Kverneland ● 5-furrow plough, mounted reversible, with 18” rear disc coulters, combi wheel and transport lock. £22,500 SOLD ● Kverneland Kubota DSC 1400HD spreader, 1400l, 9m to 18m spread. £3,750 ● Actiroll 630 hydraulic folding Cambridge roller 6.3m, 550mm diameter rings, 570mm diameter breaker rings, with road lights. £7,200 ● Actiroll 630 hydraulic folding Cambridge roller 6.3m, 500mm diameter rings, 530mm diameter breaker rings, with road lights. £6,700 ● 863 trailed bedder / shredder, 3m3 chamber, blowing distance of 20m, drum feed control system, stone trap, unique drum-knife configuration to handle a wide variety of materials and two speed gearbox for reduced flywheel speed when discharging feed materials. £12,000 (3 machines available for sale.) ● Air combo, 3m pneumatic s-drill / power harrow, 1050l capacity, hydraulic fan, Signus control box, 24 x cx11 coulters, press wheel and scrapper and rear harrow with 8mm tines, H-series power harrow with 12 rotors with 24 pro-fit active tines, levelling bar and 575mm packer roller. £26,500 Tractors ● Kubota M7152 demonstrator, 150hp (with boost 170hp), 6-speed gearbox via armrest, 12” touch screen, ultra-grand cab, mechanical suspension, air and hydraulic brakes, the rear hydraulics system provides an enormous lifting capacity of 9,400kg and the modern V6108 engine offers even more efficient performance with lower fuel consumption. Comes with 5 years / 3000 hours warranty. £70,000

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WANTED

N.H. 8070 AND CLAAS LEXIONS JCB LOADALLS 12, 14, 17 METRE JCB 3CXs 1999 ONWARD TRACTORS N.H, FORD, M.F, DEUTZ, CASE, McCORMICK & ALL MAKES Townson Tractors Ltd 01729 850374 Bill Townson 07970 554323

Huggan

DRYSTONE WALLING SERVICES All Work Undertaken Distance No Object

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

Portequip Ltd

Newton Stewart Require barley and wheat straw in both round and square bales Prompt payment Tel

0771 2595362

Lister Supershear & Heiniger Shearing & Clipping Equipment • Cutters & Combs • Lister Fusion sheep/cattle clipper, 240v mains, handheld • Ergo Pro cordless sheep/cattle clipper, c/w 2 batteries, charger & blades • Sharpening service for sheep blades • Cattle & horse blades on lapping machine • Servicing & Repairs

Contact Bill Woodcock 01890 850219 • 07974 782514

The Hagg, Cornhill-on-Tweed Northumberland

Talking........Organic

FOR SALE

6 x 12’ galvanised gates with a 2’ internal gate in a frame plus 3 x double 2’ gates in frames Number of 4’6, 5’ & 6’8 lambing flake gates Lamb creeps Scottish Borders 07774 469 471 March 10th 2021

Simon Bainbridge farms in partnership with his wife Claire and his parents, Ivan and Elisabeth in Northumberland. They run suckler beef, sheep and laying hen enterprises across 650 ha of mainly SDA and moorland organically. I have now finished my two-year NFU Chairmanship for Northumberland county. I have stepped down, but will continue with the NFU as Council Delegate. The two years have flown by, but sadly due to the pandemic I wasn’t able to see as many members and attend as many events as I would have liked. The challenges that presented themselves over the twoyears included Northumberland’s first TB radial, Brexit and the Agriculture Bill, the ongoing questions surrounding future schemes as well as Trade and not forgetting the Lynx rewilding, which having been dismissed as a bad idea two years ago, seems to have reared its head again. One positive outcome from the TB radial is that to date we have not found any more TB in cattle and APHA are confident that there is no reservoir in the wildlife, which is very good news. The only way that TB will arrive in Northumberland is on the back of a wagon and we should all continue to be very careful when trading livestock. I have recently purchased a few Pedigree Suffolks off my neighbour and friend Hans Pörksen, who is retiring. We are planning to breed our own Tups for our commercial flock. We put them to the Tup a little earlier than the main flock, so they would lamb and be up and away before the cattle started calving and the commercial flock lambing. Next year we may consider lambing them with our commercial flock. The in-calf cows and heifers have all received their scour vaccine and mineral bolus prior to calving and the shepherd is just starting to administer the Heptavac jab and mineral bolus to the ewes. The bulls are going to get a different bolus which has been formulated for foot health. I have ordered the seed for this year’s wholecrop; Barley/oat/vetch mix undersown with a white clover multispecies ley. This will be sown where the brassicas are currently being grazed by the remaining hoggs. Sadly, there are less than a handful left, normally that would be a good result, but with the lamb price and cull ewe price so strong at the moment, I could do with a few more! Inspections are a little bit like buses. With the organic inspection booked for later this week, the Lion Code rang a few days later and theirs is now next week. I am hopeful that a third doesn’t pop up! In terms of paperwork, presenting it online is much slicker, especially as all the forms have now been digitized. Copy and paste is very useful, especially for field records. Claire’s aim is to have the farm “Audit Ready” at a moments notice and to be fair, we are not Young Angus bulls, 1 – 2 years old far off that. All the information is there, Pedigree AA & AAX bulling heifers however it’s not always neatly filed, and more often than not the missing piece is BVD and Johnes accredited: Lepto and BVD vaccinated tucked away in my head. Contact Ewan Brewis 07836 349190 Iain McGillivray 07768 022463

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FARMERS’ CLASSIFIED HAY AND STRAW WANTED AND FOR SALE ALL YEAR ROUND

SOUTH DEVON BULLS Northumberland Bred TB4 BVD free & vaccinated Contact Richard Barron

P. & K. NIXON HAY & STRAW Tel: 01835 870685, 07831 647032 www.nixonhayandstraw.co.uk

07814 272495 / 01207 255233

BREED A BETTER SUCKLER From Continental or Native Breeds

•Colossal Pelvic Structure •Amazing Width of Loin •Deep Wide Pin Bones

Fishwick Lord of the Rings

BVD and Johnes Accredited Fishwick Mains, Berwickshire TD15 1XQ 01289 386181 Peter: 0777 993 7217

ZINC SULPHATE & COPPER SULPHATE (In Bulk) Tel: 01359 250917

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COMBINES WANTED

for breaking. Fired, obsolete or damaged No messing, immediate payment Phone John Manners on 07850 325404 or 01665 574231

GRADE A RAILWAY Independent Livestock Services SLEEPERS Foot Trimming & Cattle Clipping FOR SALE

FOR SALE

Phone John Manners

5m MOBILE CATTLE HANDLER c/w automatic head yoke & retractable draw-bar, 6 gates to set up the pen & full foot trimming kit. Tractor coupling to lower & raise into working & transport position. Full access both sides. £4,500

CALL 07759 530013

Good Haylage Peebles area 07805 213564

on 07850 325404 or 01665 574231

Billy Smith 07890 355220

scottish weed control

control of all invasive species • Nettles • Bracken • Moss • Thistles • Gorse • Lichen • Ragwort • Rushes • Rhododendron industrial & domestic spot spraying distance no object - all chemicals supplied

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

KERSKNOWE CHAROLAIS & SIMMENTAL BULLS Good selection of Easy Calving, High Health Status Bulls Semen Tested and ready to work Contact:

JOHN 07774 286610 JIM 07816 239481

BORDERS STRAW LIMITED Requires good quality straw and hay Straw always available for sale

Tel: 01361 882233 Mobile: Alan: 07932 683978 Robert: 07775 692101

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Livestock Finance Specialists Increase numbers or diversify your holding with an unsecured loan for: Cattle, Sheep, Pigs and Poultry To discuss your financing requirements contact Kyle Robertson, our Agricultural Specialist on 0131 331 5995 / 07950 932 190 | kyle@evangatefs.com Evangate Financial Services Ltd is a credit broker not a lender. Evangate Financial Services is registered in Scotland SC583768. Registered office is 14 Wellhead Close, South Queensferry, EH30 9WA. Evangate Financial Services Limited is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, registration number FRN846182.

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