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Harvest / Cultivation Parts COMBINE - Parts available for John Deere this year to add to our source of CLAAS & NH. BALER - Drive Chain Assemblies for WELGAR & McHALE / Complete Sets for Fusion1, 2 & 3. POWER HARROW - Tines, Carriers, Bearings, Scrapers & Side Plates for KUHN. Bolt & Q/F1 & 2 PLOUGH - Parts to fit KVERNELAND, KUHN, LEMKEN, DOWDESWELL, RABE & BESSON. SUBSOILER - Points, Wings & Legs. CULTIVATOR - Discs, Points & Levellers for most makes. DRILL - Coulters, Following Tines for ACCORD, AMAZONE, KUHN, SIMBA & VADERSTAD. Morris Lubricants are one of the largest privately owned manufacturers of high quality lubricants in Europe. Over the past 145 years, Morris have developed a global reputation for delivering the highest quality products and services across a range of sectors in over 80 countries worldwide. Agriparts Borders Ltd - Spylaw Road, Kelso. TD5 8DL - Phone / Fax 01573 226 526 / 529.

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Talking........New Zealand

July 11th 2017

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. It’s great to be home. The International Nuffield conference was in England and is always a very good excuse to leave our shores. We had a few days on the Nuffield pre-conference tour visiting large farming operations and associated processors which was a crash course in how farming businesses in the UK have geared up to milk the EU for grants and subsidies. It will be interesting to see how the British tax payer views giving a $500,000 grant to a multi-millionaire quarry owner to rebuild a stone wall from his own stone on his 4000 acre estate in Warwickshire post Brexit. We then shot through to northern Italy where we combined a mountain holiday with visiting some of my father’s old battle fields. He fought the war with a Mid Lothian field artillery regiment who were seconded to the US 10th Mountain Division for the last few months of the war. They fought up through some of the most spectacular country in Italy finishing up north of Lake Garda at war’s end. Desperate to give the US infantry close and accurate artillery support, Dad’s regiment commandeered sailing barges to sail the guns from Malcesine, half way down Lake Garda, to Torbole at the head of the lake. Dad and the first guns arrived not far behind the first of the infantry and under heavy fire were able to unload and bring the guns into action. The 10th Mountain Division were very grateful to these enterprising and hard fighting Scotsmen. After a couple of days stuck in a 3 Michelin star restaurant in Alba and a week in the Luberon where the Torbole where the guns came on shore sun shone 24 hours a day, we headed up to Scotland to Sandystones. Guy and Philly‘s hospitality must be legend in the Borders. By day we were shown chickens, tomatoes, pheasants, dairy, beef, crops, AD and wood chip generators; and at night we partied till the wee hours with their friends and neighbours. We finished our trip with 8 days in Ireland, staying in the north with very old friends who are quite big in hydroelectric power, and then heading down to Kerry and then home via Dublin. It was our first time in the south and we are constantly being told how the boom in pastoral dairy production from Ireland is a major threat to our dairy industry. I may have been misled but my impression is that they have long gloomy winters where the cows are housed, and their summers are just as cold and gloomy, and when wet the cows are housed again. So despite being a grass based system, and an apparent air of relative prosperity about their properties, I came away feeling less threatened by the threat of competition. We noticed wherever we went especially in Europe that English is most people’s second language, and the Trying to assimilate on language of commerce and business. This made conversation possible and sometimes easy. This was not the case the Dingle peninsula in Ireland or indeed with some in Scotland. We tried assimilating by drinking vast quantities of Guinness (and in Scotland Grants Whisky), but the content of some long and in depth conversations will remain a mystery to us. Maybe that is the way it should be.

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Alnwick Properties Attention all landlords and estate managers in England From April 2018 all domestic and commercial property that is being let out needs to meet the Government’s minimum energy standards of an energy rating of E or better. Scotland is still looking at this matter. If domestic or commercial property has an energy rating of F, G, H or worse then you cannot let out the property. This has major implications for landlords, letting agents and estate managers because finance companies, bank and building societies will not allow the property to be used as security if it cannot be let out due to it’s poor energy rating. Plus, private landlords will end up with unlettable properties. Alnwick Properties can complete draft EPC reports for your properties now so you can look at what needs done to get your properties up to E ratings or even better. Alnwick Properties are commercial and domestic energy assessors for England and the Scottish Borders.

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Succession. Sooner or later the time may come to hand things over. We’ll be there to offer the advice you need. With a team of over sixty, we know a thing or two about working together to deliver a professional and knowledgeable service. Succession can be both a mix of pleasure and maybe even relief, allowing you the time to pursue other interests, safe in the knowledge that the family business is in good hands and knowing you’ve had the best possible advice along the way. We understand farming and rural enterprise, so our advice comes with the reassurance that we know your industry inside out and with a network of offices throughout the Scottish Borders and beyond, we are ideally placed to offer you the hands on support you need as an employer, giving you the freedom and peace of mind to focus on the smooth and efficient running of your business. Oh, and your first consultation is free.

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THE LONG ROAD TO GOSFORD Wendy writes

I have to say life had been pretty quiet in June, I was beginning to wonder if there was someone else with a strong cable out there pulling hen houses. The phone never rung and I was busy going nowhere. At 62 years old I could feel retirement beckoning, and I felt myself having to come to terms with never going out on the road again. What ridiculous thoughts, now all I want is a rest! Last week when Tony was on holiday, he was flat out delivering pheasants and then rushing back to pull sheds all over the place. First call was Easter Softlaw, near Kelso two really big ones there. He took me over the evening before, I slept the night there and the next afternoon he came straight form a delivery and jumped in expecting me to leap into action and start pulling. ‘Wo steady Tiger!’ I said, ‘How about a little gentle warm up first?’ To give him his dueRoute he realisedPlanner how impatient he had been and we did some stretching exercises before we did the first pull. That muscle relaxation really helped and I was soon as supple as a teenager and ready for action. The pulls went fine and I was inch perfect locating the sheds into their new position. We left there and spent the night at home. He watched the second Lions match before we roared over to Over Langshaw outside Galashiels. Just as I was getting into position in a rather awkward corner, the lovely girl who makes that scrumptious organic ice cream gave me a hoot and a wave. Such salutations always lift the spirits and left me feeling wanted. The rest of the weekend I spent building up my energy for one of the biggest events of my life in two days time. When you get to the sea turn right were the instructions and then go through a hole in the wall. One thing I don’t have is Sat Nav but luckily he does on his mobile. Off we went North up the A68 over Soutra (without even a gear change), through Humbie, East Saltoun, Pencaitland and on to Longniddry. That is where we saw the sea. We made the right turn as instructed, found the entrance in the wall and there a sight to behold not one hen shed, not two, but ten. Luckily they did not all need moving, just four this time. I had always wanted this job but had lost out to a 360 digger and a bulldozer. Now was the chance to prove myself. We attached the cable to the pulling bar, drove forward running out the wire and got Feast your eyes. Not one, not two, but ten hen houses on one site into position. Spades down, winch engaged and I started to pull, in went the spades, and then down and down. Eventually my front wheels came off the ground, this does not look good I thought. I had visions of my gearbox breaking again, something has to give and it didn’t look like it was going to be the shed. Suddenly there was a bang and the cable went slack. What has happened? Luckily for me it was the pulling eye on the shed that gave way and there was no damage to me. The problem was the shed had not budged. Having failed on that one we moved to the second house. He suggested that they go round the shed lifting the skids off the ground to break the seal with their forklift. That did the trick and by 2pm we had all four sheds moved including the first one which had theFrom broken eye replaced. I am returning there Unnamed Road, Jedburgh TD8 6UP, UK to: Stables Cottage G 0PX, UK tomorrow to pull the same sheds back into position, no sat nav needed this time. I think I have proved myself and won him a valuable new contract. Distance: 42.6 miles | Time: 1 hr 07 min I will be at the Border Union Show at the end of the month. Please do not be too disappointed in my appearance. I am! He assures me this Distance Directions makeover will happen. Oh look there’s a flying pig!

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TRACTORS

John Deere 5090 tractor, 2010 John Deere 6230, 2011 John Deere 6310SE, 1998 John Deere 6330 Premium 2011 John Deere 6430 tractor, 2010 John Deere 6430 c/w JD Loader, 2008 John Deere 6620, 2005 John Deere 6620 Premium, 2006 John Deere 6620 Premium, 2006 John Deere 6630 Premium, 2005 John Deere 6820, 2004 John Deere 6820, 2006 John Deere 6920 Premium, 2006 John Deere 6920S, 2006 John Deere 6920S, 2002 John Deere 6930 Premium A/P 40K, 2009 John Deere 6930, 2007 John Deere 6930, 2010 John Deere 6140R, 2013 John Deere 6150R, 2013, A/Quad 50K John Deere 7530 Premium, 2010 John Deere 6210R tractor, 2014 John Deere 6210R Direct Drive 50K, 2014 John Deere 7820, 2004 Case/IH MX110, 2001 Case/IH 4240, 1998 CAT TH200BTelehandler, 2007 Fendt 412 Vario c/w Q45 Loader, 2009 Fendt F395GT - "Tool Carrier" low hrs Massey Ferguson 6280, 2011 McCormick XTX 165, 2012

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The NEW Kuhn Espro min-til drill Greater output with lower power requirement. The ESPRO seed drills combine tilling, levelling and seeding in one pass to ensure regular field emergence after the plough as well as in min-till conditions. The series requires comparatively little traction power and ensures precise seed distribution and placement.

Our DEMO 5125R tractor is now available

GROUNDCARE

John Deere X740 c/w collector 2006 John Deere GX355 Ride on mower, 2005 John Deere X300R, 2009 John Deere X125 Ride on Mower, 2011 John Deere X110 Ride on Mower, 2009 John Deere X155R Ride on Mower Hayter Spirit 41 Walk Behind Mower, 2014 Husqvarna LT 125, 2011 Logic MSP120 Sweeper/collector, 2002 MTD JE135h Ride on Mower, 2009 Husqvarna LT 154, 2012 Kubota F2400 Ride on mower

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AS Marston BT10 10 tone bale trailers NC314 Dump Trailer Magic Door, 2004 IWT HB511 Horsebox, 2009 IWT HB505R Horsebox, 2005 IWT DP120 cattle only trailer, 2008 Fraser M15T 12 tonne Trailer c/w Hyd. Door, 2002

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John Deere 9560i WTS 20ft header, 2007 John Deere T670i HM 25ft header, 2011 John Deere T670i HM 25ft header, 2010

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John Deere XUV 855D, 2014 John Deere XUV 855D Gator, choice 2011-15 John Deere XUV855D Gator, 2011 John Deere XUV 855D Gator, 2011 John Deere XUV855D R/LEGAL, 2015 Honda 500 Foreman, 2013 Honda 500 ATV Kawasaki KLF 300, 2001 Kubota RTV900 R/Legal ONLY 80 Hrs, 2016 Yamaha YFM300 4x4 ATV, 1993 Yamaha 350 Auto, Road Registered, 2007 Yamaha 550 ATV, 2015 Yamaha 350 Grizzly IRS VGC, 2009 Yamaha Grizzly 550, 2014

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GRASSLAND/BALERS

John Deere 530 Trailed Mower, 2010 John Deere 575 Round Baler, 1996 John Deere 644 Baler, 2010 John Deere 644 Baler, 2010, (21000 bales) John Deere 960 Round Baler, 2015 John Deere 1365 MoCo Kuhn 360 Haybob, 2015 Kuhn VKM280 flail topper Kuhn GMD66 disc mower Bomford Tri-Wing 4600 topper, 2009 Browns 6M Slitmaster, 2009 Krone AM243 MoCo, 2008 JF GMS320 Trailed Mower, 2007 McHale F550 round baler c/w chopper, flot tyres, 2010 Vicon RV2160, 2009 Pottinger 810 tedder, 2013 Slewtic 8' Offset Topper, 2005 Watson 10X30X17 ballast roller, 2010 Watson 10X30X17 roller, c/w tandem lead drawbar, 2010

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John Deere 603 loader Logic Salt Spreader - GDS 200R, 2007 Kuhn 1460 mixer, 2008 Lucas G Castor 30 Bedder/feeder, choice 2005/2008 Rutherford ATV Trailer Hi-Spec Mix-Max Mixer Wagon, 2007 Stocks Fan Jet Pro 650 Schuitemaker Feedo 50 feeder Portequip Sheep feed trailer Quicke GP Bucket for loader, 2001 Timberwolf 125 chipper c/w petrol engine, 2014

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Show season is now well under way, we invite all of our customers, new and old, to visit our stand for a refreshment. Shows coming up soon Northumberland County Show 29 May Royal Highland Show 22-25 June Haddington Show 1July Dalkeith Show 8 July Borders Union 28/29 July Duns Show 5 August Peebles Show 12 August Glendale Show 28 August Yarrow 9 September

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WHEELS

620/70 R42 Dual Wheels c/w Clamps 9.5R48 & 9.5R32 row crop wheels

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES P re n t i c e A g ricu ltu re Straw and Baling Berwickshire

New for this harvest

Choice of bale size, either; 8’ × 4’ × 3’ or 8’ × 4’ × 2.5’ Also 2 x 32ft bale trailers can be supplied if required to clear fields. Substantial quantity of Barley/Wheat straw in the swath required. Cleared by Bale chaser where possible.

For more info please contact either

Keith on 07703 199 255

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

Covering the Scottish Borders & North Northumberland

OFFICE: 01890 870241 MOBILE: 07970 404033

George Marshall (Ancrum) Ltd Camieston, St Boswells

All types of arable and grassland operations Variable rate fertilizer spreading 18/24/36m crop/grassland spraying Grassland subsoiling Mowing, baling, wrapping One pass OSR establishment with liquid fertilizer Muck handling/spreading/Spreader hire Telephone: 01835 823722 Eric: 07967 091784 www.camieston.com eric@camieston.com 32

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Mark on 07774 425 633

• Hedge Cutting • Grain Crimping/Bruising • All Arable Work carried out • Stubble to Stubble contracts • Complete Muck Spreading service • 14 & 16t Dump Trailers for hire Please contact:

D. & J. WALDIE

NEWMILLS, LAUDER Tel: 01578 722 273 Mob: 07850 040 160 Fax: 01578 722 928

GARY RENWICK AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTOR MULCHING SPECIALIST

Clearance of gorse, scrub and trees up to 12” diameter. Flail Topping Tractor & driver hire – long or short term. Tel 01750 32264 or 07831 505440 Email gary@garyrenwick.co.uk www.garyrenwick.co.uk AUGUST 2017


CONTRACTORS SERVICES D I SMITH & Co. MORDINGTON MAINS FARM

BRYCE GROUNDWORKS • • • •

Available for: John Deere Baler 960 with chopper, high density to soft centres 6 Furrow Ploughing Sumo 3 meter trailed trio mintill Sumo 3 meter grass and stubble subsoiler 16 tonne trailer work

Billy Smith CONTACT Email: ann.innes07779226985/6 smith@btconnect.com

J.D. GILROY & SONS Farmers, Agricultural Contractors & Samson Sales • • • • • • • •

Contracting Services

All types of muck handling & spreading Fertiliser spreading (from powder to prill) 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

WATTY DUGUID MOTOR ENGINEER

Tel: 01835 850778 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

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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

Mower conditioner (3.2m) Round baling Round bale wrapping Tractor and operator (with or without loader 150hp) Telehandler with operator Please contact - James Bell Roxburgh Mill Kelso

Tel - 07880 174 336

Connon Farms Greenknowe Umbilical slurry spreading Complete with 12m dribble bar & flow meter Complete silage/wholecrop service 13t track digger Groundwork and drainage Ploughing & drilling Most other agricultural contract work undertaken

Contact:

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES J.W. & M.A. SCOTT Overhall • Hawick

HEDGE CUTTING, PLOUGHING AND MUCK SPREADING ALL SPRING ARABLE CULTIVATION Combi-drilling, VR Fertilizer spreading, Crop spraying, Grass seed drilling. SILAGE AND WHOLE CROP SP Forager. Complete or part operation. Combining, Round Baling and all general contract work undertaken. Tel: 01450 375045 Fax: 01450 375446 Mobile: 07836 205606 / 07801 812238 Email: scottoverhall@outlook.com

DIRECT DRILLING; RENEW/REJUVENATION Brassicas/Grass (+most other seeds) direct into burnt off grass/stubbles

Tel Gavin Tait: 07773

764 794 for more info LTD

• Site Servicing

• Utility Provider & Associated Ground Works

• Pump Installation & Maintenance

• Drain Jetting & Camera work

Tel: Kelso 01573 223741 Mobile: 07879 623262

59 Broomlea Kelso TD5 7RB e-mail george@gwcwateranddrainage.co.uk

JOHN GRAY Sumo grassland sub-soiling Grass drilling Full clamp silage operation using Pottinger Forage Wagons Round baling, wrapping & stacking MF2170 Square baler 3m front & back combination mower Grass topping Muck spreading Bale leading using a Traileyre Major tanker with LGP tyres General cultivation work undertaken

Telephone: 01665 574 667 John: 07860 215 249 34

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E. CARSE & SON Agricultural Contractors

Now running Krone Big Pack 1290 High Speed baler for Harvest 2017 and running Mchale V660 & Welger belt round balers for this silage season followed by two Mchale wrappers either wrapped in yard or wrapped behind baler in field Contact Aydon, South Ord, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Tel 01289 306682 Mob 07743 345717 AUGUST 2017


CONTRACTORS SERVICES

Freeland-Cook

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variable chamber plus knives Dan: 07769 718 106

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

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

AG-BAG FOR QUALITY BAGGED FORAGES

WHOLECROP-GRASS-MAIZE-PEAS-BEANS CRIMPED GRAIN & MOIST FEEDS GRAIN CRIMPING PROPCORN & MAXIMON APPLICATION

AMMONIA STRAW TREATMENT

BENEFITS INCLUDE INCREASED PROTEIN & IMPROVED DIGESTABILITY

MULCHING

WHINS, SCRUB & TREES PASTURE REJUVENATING & DIRECT DRILLING SERVICE ALL OTHER GENERAL CONTRACT WORK UNDERTAKEN.

CONTACT B. RAE OFFICE: 01450 860 672 MOBILE: 07774 163 665/MOBILE: 07980 916 297 Email: raecontracting@aol.com

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

BEAL FARM LTD CONTRACTING  

                     

      • FOR ALL YOUR SLUG PELLET CONTROL   • GPS Variable Rate/Speed Control

• Independent Left Hand and Right Hand Control   for butts and headland management • Fluted Feed Roller System for Precision Farming   • Variable Rate Control to ensure Even Application   • Precision Calibration for each Type of Pellet

Staff all PA4S Certified Contact Rod Smith 07887 905851

271536 Alan Fairbairn 07732

or email rodsmithbeal@hotmail.com

Beal Farm Ltd, Beal Farm, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2PB

Suppliers of  AgSlag,  Magnesium  &  Calcium  Lime   &  L IME 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  

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Barry Meeke farms 190 acres (150 owned) in partnership with brother Philip, near Dromara, County Down, Northern Ireland. They manage a mixed farm including pedigree British Friesian cows, breeding replacements, finished cattle and continental crosses being either sold as replacement suckler heifers or as finished stock. A recent classification went quite well  with 3 new Ex cows and 3 multiple Ex cows being noted along with a Vg heifer. As always there are the bottom enders which are disappointing but although not eligible for black and white breeding they still have the ability to milk well and travel   to the grazing and are back in calf and may even outlive some of the Ex cows. Like any other business aids, it is only a guide and not the “be all and end all” for profit making. Having said that we will still strive to improve on type as longevity is already one of our herd’s strong points   and will help to sell this year’s bulls, I hope! I got a bit of a shock as July’s normal grazing shortage came early in June. So last year’s round bales made from excess grass were used to buffer feed while the cows were milking. This helped maintain yield and stretch grazing until aftergrass has come into play and with a burst of   growth the buffer feeding has stopped. Milk from forage figure is important but I don’t worry about the paper figure as I would prefer to look at it on foot on a daily basis as we try our best to give the cows high quality forage and more importantly plenty of it. After that we alter the   point in having thin cows and tramped ground just to meet “figures”. meal to match yield and or condition score. I don’t see the Unfortunately, the flies that are associated with dry mastitis landed 5 weeks early according to the experts, and of course they   landed here and gave us a case in a nice heifer but I think and hope that we got treated in time and now the udder looks nearly normal.   Roadside hedge cutting has been busy and a very thankful income PRECISION SPREADING SPECIALIST and if a few days’ holidays were over there is going to be   plenty to do Complete with Auto Rate Control, Weigher and GPS as second cut will be ready and then winter barley and on it goes. In Henpen, Compost, FYM, Limex, Lime, etc the meantime, we will enjoy the good farming conditions.

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Hugo Lee is farm manager at Whitsbury Farm and Stud near Fordingbridge in Hampshire. The soils are predominantly chalk downland with some clay cap. Cropping covers 1500 acres and includes wheat, barley, oilseed rape, peas and poppies. 60 cattle are finished annually and 250 ewe lambs are sold every September. The farm is also home to the famous Whitsbury Manor Stud and Whitsbury racing stables. We are off! Harvest 2017 is officially underway here at Whitsbury. Our first field of Exalte winter oilseed rape was cut yesterday (10th July) a good ten days earlier than normal. The yield was ok but nothing to get excited about. I think that the recent hot spells where temperatures have reached the mid-thirties have had a significant impact on yield. I have never experienced such a hot June and early July before and only time will tell what impact it will have had on the rest of the crops. Having been away on holiday last week I could not believe how quickly the crops have changed - the wheats were lovely and green when I left and they are now yellow and dying off. If the weather stays set fair, we will be cutting winter wheat Very early start to harvest in the last week of July which is certainly a first for me. The last few weeks have been spent frantically trying to get everything ready for harvest. All the grain stores have been cleaned and fumigated and the grain drier inspected. The combine, grain trailers and straw trailers have been washed and serviced. I am a great believer in spending time getting all the kit checked well before harvest in order to avoid any unnecessary and avoidable break downs once the combine starts rolling. At the end of June, we hosted a farm walk for the Avon and Stour Agriculture Society. We showed over fifty people round the stud, gallops and the farm. It was an incredibly warm evening and the weather really helped to show Whitsbury off in its best light. Unfortunately, we were not placed in the Hampshire Farmers Competition this year, despite Jess cooking them an amazing lunch! Last week we spent a lovely seven days in southern France near Avignon. We were there with two other families with children the same age. The house was situated in the middle of a vineyard with a big garden and swimming pool. It was the perfect place to spend some quality time with the children and also be able to relax and unwind before harvest kicked off. The weather was incredible with wall to wall sunshine everyday although I did struggle on the final couple of days when the temperature was hitting 39°C. Holiday in Sablet, Côtes du Rhône

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On Our Farm

July 10th 2017

I did not know the meaning of allelopathy until last Friday when my winter oats were being judged in the oats class for the St Boswells Show Crop and Stock competition by Rob Shanks of Queenscairn, Kelso. Rob is an organic farmer with dairy, beef and arable crops, he remarked how free my organic oats were of weeds and said it was the allelopathic effect oats have on weeds. For the ignorant, such as I was until last week, ‘Allelopathy is a biological phenomenon by which an organism produces biochemicals that influence the germination, growth, survival and reproduction of other organisms’(Wikipedia). I really cannot believe just how few weeds there are in the fields. This is the third organic cereal crop in this field and it is cleaner than the first crop which was wheat following a long grass ley. It is not weed free there is an area of charlock and the odd dock but nothing that should inhibit yield, harvesting or quality. The only inputs this field has had is 5 t/ha of our own layer hen pen pre ploughing, 230 kgs/ha of seed (var:Mascani) and 5 t/ha of hen pen top dressed in April. The decision to convert more of the farm to organic is still under review but with the experience to date it does warrant serious consideration. The judge for the wheat class in the same competition was Rod Smith of Beal Farm, Berwick-upon-Tweed. Rod was the holder of the global record wheat yield, until April of this year when Eric Watson, a New Zealand farmer on the Canterbury Plain outperformed him by 270kgs/ha (16.79 vs 16.52t/ha).I thought I should rogue the volunteer rye before Rod came when I noticed a very extraordinary phenomenon. This field was dressed with 30t/ha of FYM on the rape stubble pre ploughing. The benefit of muck as we all know is to improve the soil organic matter, and this is evidenced by the amount of worms there are in the soil but I never expected the population to be so high that they have had to escape onto the ears (I promise this is a genuine photo!). Judges and stewards always enjoy their days spent looking at the crops and stock in our wonderful Borders countryside. I am taking John Dalton, the recent purchaser of Press Mains, Coldingham, round on Wednesday to judge the spring Barley. We have 16 fields to walk from Lauder to Gordon to Lilliesleaf! Late June and all of July is very busy delivering 7 week old pheasant poults. I always enjoy discovering new places and visiting farms and estates all over the country. The first delivery was to North Wales, and the following week I twice made the journey North to Seil Island which is 5 miles South of Oban. The second trip included a consignment to the infamous Cadzow family on Luing. Taking the pick up and trailer on the ferry, that only takes three vehicles, was a new experience. Archie Cadzow has decided to set up a shoot on the island having seen the success that a shoot on Muck is having. I was very impressed with the release pens they have built and the effort they have gone to. Since then I have been to Abernyte between Perth and Dundee, Luss Estate near Loch Lomond and Waiting to board the ferry from Seil made deliveries closer to home. The quality of the poults that John Green and his team have reared this Island to Luing year are excellent. It is a real joy to see such well grown, healthy birds walk out of the crates. We had a great day at the Highland Show with Ian and Di Mackenzie, our New Zealand friends and monthly contributor to Agrimart. As Ian is a Nuffield Scholar it was incumbent on one of our local Nuffields’ namely Jim Shanks to show us round his new 4 acre glass house growing the most succulent tomatoes. I know Jim is inundated with requests for visits and I was very grateful for his time as well as being seriously impressed with the set up. Although reports are of an early harvest, crops on this farm are still very green and look more like combine ready in August than July. Do please come and visit us at the Border Union Show, our stand 7-week old pheasant poults being is in the usual place. We will be joined by a number of our advertisers. released on Luing.

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July 9th 2017 Colin Mitchell is farm manager at Meikleour Estate near Blairgowrie in Perthshire. The soils range from light sand and gravel to some heavy, wet, north facing clay loams with 400 acres of fertile silty sand. Cropping covers 2200 acres and includes winter wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape, spring barley and oats, seed and ware potatoes, carrots and vining peas.

A bit of rain, a bit of sun, what’s not to like! Weather, in all its glorious forms, is the one thing we can’t control but yet it is the main driver for yield and quality, or lack thereof. Obviously we can modify it a bit, with irrigation or drainage, but essentially we get what get. Managing the risk from the weather is one way of helping to produce a profitable business. For example, we grow a lot of Maris Piper so need a lot of irrigation capacity but it gives a good return. I still grow Istabraq wheat which does relatively well on light land but I also grow Leeds wheat as although it has poor resistance against mildew it is excellent against fusarium head blight. This last example is one where knowing what a problem costs is important. To get effective control of mildew in Leeds might cost £30/ha, but poor bushel Wheat looking well weights from bad fusarium could quickly cost £6+ per tonne, which could mean £60/ha of a loss. A lot of this information can be gleaned from personal experience but nothing beats looking at trials to compare varieties or chemical treatments. Obviously now is the time of year to get off the farm and see what some of the chemical companies and agronomy companies are investigating. You may just learn something new. At home, as well as weekly spraying for potato blight, we are also now into the fungicide programme for carrots. The latter is mostly to control diseases such as sclerotinia and alternaria, both of which can be carried by other crops such as oilseed rape and peas. This is why I no longer have these crops on the farm - again risk management. • Red agricultural lumps • Supplies animals needs for all salts minerals and micronutrients • 100% naturally formed • Organic One project that is advancing well is our new potato store, I haven’t mentioned this - no additives • Increase growth rates • Enhances immune system before for the fear of jinxing it! However • Increase in milk and butterfat quality • Self-regulating now that the floors have been poured I • Allows you to give more than you take. Build natural reserves feel reasonably confident that everything • Salt with organic minerals and micro nutrients represents the SHOULD be finished on time. We will natural order of things - natures dispensary have to wait 3 weeks before the fridges Visit us at the Border Union Show Meikleour roller rink can go in and there is a load of wiring to be open for business! done but it’s looking good at the moment. www.seamillsalt.com Hopefully by the time I talk to you again we will have started call us on 01294 829 358 • 07921 808 779 harvest ‘17, but if you get going before then, have a good one. Fax 01294 829 358 • seamillsaltworks@gmail.com

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July 11th 2017

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. The grass has got away on a number of pastures and although we are trying to practise rotational grazing (which then produces more grass!), when the weather comes right with heat and rain, the grass just grows, and all of a sudden we don’t have enough stock. In New Zealand they would manage their grass growth efficiently by buying and selling stock to make best use of their resources. However, here it’s not such an easy option – we are restricted on numbers through our stewardship agreement and wouldn’t want to be bringing stock on and off for health reasons. We plan to start putting in infrastructure for troughed water across the farm and start subdividing fields down to a more manageable size and then look at new enterprises to make use of the greater quantity of quality grass. The bulls went out at the start of July. The plan is to bull the heifers for 6 weeks and the cows for seven. Unfortunately not one, MOBILE ENGINEERING but two bulls have gone lame (for different reasons) right at the moment when we need them. I have done aSERVICES swift purchase of a new bull and hope that the other bulls come right. -­‐    Fabrication   MOBILE ENGINEERING SERVICES   MOBILE ENGINEERING SERVICES   -­‐    M achinery  Repair  and  Maintenance   We have been doing quite a few worm egg counts in order Fabrication   MOBILE ENGINEERING SERVICES   -­‐   abrication   to ascertain whether to worm or not. Worm egg counts are     -­‐      F P lasma   cutting,   arc  aw elding   M achinery   Repair   nd   Maintenance   MOBILE ENGINEERING F abrication   -­‐     M achinery   R& epair   and  MSERVICES   aintenance   showing varying numbers on nematodirus and strongyle     -­‐    M ag   d rilling     t hreading   P lasma   c utting,   a rc   w elding   F abrication   -­‐     M achinery   R epair   a nd   M aintenance       P lasma   c utting,   a rc   w elding   worms. Those that need wormed are being given different       -­‐   ag   drilling   &  threading   Mlasma   achinery   R epair   a nd   M   -­‐      M P c utting,   a rc   w elding   wormers depending on the need. We will also do worm egg ag  drilling  &  threading  aintenance   ON-SITE     reduction tests to test for resistant worms on those products. -­‐    P cutting,   arc  welding     Mlasma   ag  dCAPABILITY rilling   &  threading   -­‐      M Self   ontained   obile  workshop   ON-SITE   -­‐   ag  cdCAPABILITY rilling  &  m threading     As I write this month’s article we are in the middle of clipping. ON-SITE CAPABILITY -­‐     O ff   r oad   a ccess   S elf   c ontained   m obile  workshop   The full team is in place, with mobs getting brought into the   ON-SITE -­‐    Self  cCAPABILITY ontained  mobile  workshop     -­‐     O ff   r oad   a ccess   shed, in order to avoid the passing showers. The sheep are ON-SITE CAPABILITY -­‐    SOelf   ontained   ff  rcoad   access  mobile  workshop   clipping well and it will be good to get the job completed. There Contact:    Gaavin   Sm.  M urray   Threipland     -­‐     S elf   c ontained   obile   workshop   O ff   r oad   ccess     is always quite a bit of banter from the clipping team - especially Agricultural   Engineer                      HT awick   Contact:     G avin   S .   M urray   hreipland   -­‐    Off  road    Gaavin   ccess     Contact:   S.     Murray  Threipland   our variety of breed choices. They are trying to persuade me to Agricultural  Engineer                      Hawick     Agricultural   Engineer                (  Hevenings)   just keep swales and mules and I am wondering whether my Contact:    Gavin   S.  79   Tawick   hreipland   Phone:   (01450)   3 8    85     Murray     M2 father has been slipping them a bit of cash. It’s always good to Agricultural   ngineer    85              6  (  Hevenings)   Contact:    Gavin   S.  79   urray   Tawick   hreipland   Mob:    0E7802   12   Phone:   (01450)   3 8  01     8    85   Phone:   (01450)   379   have the team here however, its almost as hard to keep up with Agricultural   Engineer                (  Hevenings)   awick      07802   201   12   wrapping wool as it is to keep the beer fridge stocked! Phone:  Mob:   (01450)   379   85  6   2801   Mob:    07802   6(evenings)   12   e-­‐mail:    threngineering1@btinternet.com     Phone:  Mob:   (01450)   379   85  6(evenings)    07802   12     2801   e-­‐mail:    threngineering1@btinternet.com   Mob:    07802     201  612   e-­‐mail:    threngineering1@btinternet.com     e-­‐mail:    threngineering1@btinternet.com   48 Please mention Agrimart when responding to advertising AUGUST 2017 e-­‐mail:    threngineering1@btinternet.com  


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Tarmacadam

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QUALITY CALVES SCOTLAND LTD Contact Murray 07759 380187

We specialise in continental and native breed heifers for suckler cows. Batches of continental, native and black and white bull calves available. Specialists in single calves for twinning on. Wean calves also available. We deliver throughout the Scottish Borders, Lothians and Northern England. 20mm compost available by the artic load, call for more information.

Sales & Service of HM Trailers Grain Harvest Trailer Hire Available!

Agricultural & Welding Engineers

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ARMCO CRASH BARRIERS PLENTY IN STOCK - SO MANY USES

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Blinkbonny Kwik Mix

BORDERS MACHINERY RING Please join BMR at the Border Union Show On Friday 28th & Saturday 29th July 2017

Concrete the way you want it!

Blinkbonny Quarry is offering a revolutionary way of mixing concrete, instead of the traditional method of delivering ready mixed concrete Blinkbonny Kwik Mix have placed a batching plant on the back of a lorry. Our batching plants can be set on site to produce any spec of concrete required and it can be controlled to stop to the nearest shovel full, eliminating wasted concrete and unfinished jobs. The machines will carry enough raw material for 6 or 8M3 but can leave concrete in quarter M3 amounts so if the job takes 4.75M3 we will take the rest away and you only pay for what you lay, no “part load charge”. We all know how difficult it can be to estimate so here is the answer, no more ordering 4M3 and then having to order another half M3 to finish the job. We also supply all grades of hardcore and crushed rock products at

BLINKBONNY QUARRY

Call on 07974 968148 for further details

We are delighted to be joined by Andrew Dunlop, RSABI Development Officer for SE Scotland & Emma King from yellowboxwifi With light refreshments & hog roast on Saturday 12noon - 2pm

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“ This Big Fella Really Sucks” Powerful vacuum for cleaning out grain bins, driers & biomass fuel stores. • 1 tonne capacity • Pick up and move with a forklift • Hopper bottom for quick emptying • Dry use only Self hire £100 per day ( when collected ) £150 per day ( if delivery is required )

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THE MITSUBISHI L200 SERIES 5

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1. Price shown is for an L200 Series 5 4Life Single Cab. Model shown is an L200 Series 5 Titan. The air conditioning system contains fluorinated greenhouse gases. Chemical name: HFC-134a. Pre-chasedweight: 0.52kg. Global-warming potential ratio: 1430. Converted CO2 weight: 0.74t.

Swinton Mill Depot 01890 840732 Alnwick Depot 01665 605577 www.paxtons.co.uk

Exclusive dealers for Horsch and Kverneland machinery in the Scottish Borders and Northumberland

Come and see us at Kelso Show on 28th & 29th July to see our demo machines Mark Craig 07970 297124 • David Edgar 07774 423569 • Paul Chirnside 07970 461702 52

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EVERITT & MARSHALL LTD 24 Haugh Mark Garrick Ltd, Lane, Hexham 01434 603194 / 603331 Brookfield House, Birnie, Mobile 07710 055024 Elgin, www.everittandmarshall.co.uk IV30 8SW Visit www.caseih.com VisitSALE www.caseih.com Tel: 01343 860556 USED MACHINERY FOR SALE EX DEMO MACHINERY FOR ARMSTRONG HOLMES 8 TON TRAILER JOHN DEERE 580 BALER MASCHIO 3M POWER HARROW, 2003 MERLO 32.6 TOP TELEHANDLER, 61 REG MERLO 32.6 TOP 2011 OVERUM 3 FURROW AUTO RESET, PUSH PLOUGH PETROL DRIVEN WOOD CHIPPER NEW, TEAGLE TBM 2.5M FLAIL MOWER NEW, TEAGLE TOPPER 8 OFFSET

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Calving / Lambing Cameras Superb HD CCTV systems for livestock and security  Full HD fixed or controllable PTZ Cameras  Long-range wireless links to the farmhouse  3G / 4G systems available for remote sheds  View on your smartphone / PC / tablet / TV  Powerful infra-red lighting for clear night-vision  Systems by mail-order or fully installed (depending on location)

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Alarms for Farms (Kelso) Ltd Long-range Monitoring & Security Systems Call TODAY

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Contract Chipping Our new 500hp Musmax whole tree PTO chipper is available for hire. It will chip to your preferred spec and produce up to 50 tonnes per hour. It is hired, with one of our operators, by the hour and can be booked via Rosie on: 0131 440 7949 or info@pentlandbiomass.com

Woodchip Deliveries We are having our busiest year yet for woodfuel deliveries. Pentland Biomass specialise in the production and delivery of BSL registered high quality Woodfuel. Please give us a try on: 0131 440 7949 or info@pentlandbiomass.com

Voluntary registration of land can be a bit of a jigsaw Landmaps and Whose Land Scotland are working together to help solve the puzzles

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 measurements call for further information. For further information please call Archie Stewart on 01573 225 028 â&#x20AC;˘ 07789 220 469

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Whose Land Scotland Land ownership investigations,Title registrations Contact Robin Priestley LLB, DLP, NP (Scottish qualified solicitor, 20 years experience): 07867 387591 â&#x20AC;˘ whoselandscotland@gmail.com www.whoselandscotland.co.uk

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Your land is your biggest asset. Protect it on Scotlandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Land Register Voluntary registration is a choice you can make today Easier, faster and cheaper property transactions Clarity on exact boundaries and a state-backed warranty Simpler refinancing Certainty of succession planning

Scotland is moving towards one system of registration for land and property titles. The map-based Land Register of Scotland will deliver a complete picture of ownership across Scotland and provide owners with clarity on exactly what they own. You can voluntarily apply to move your titles from the old deeds-based General Register of Sasines and onto the land register.

Apply now Our experienced staff are on hand to guide you through the process and our voluntary registration fees have been reduced by 25 per cent.

To find out more visit our Border Union Show stand, email LRCompletion@ros.gov.uk or go to ros.gov.uk/lrc AUGUST 2017

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FARMERS’ CLASSIFIED KERSKNOWE CHAROLAIS & SIMMENTAL BULLS FLESHY, HIGH HEALTH STATUS BULLS. SEMEN TESTED AND READY TO WORK GREAT BULLS, GREAT PRICES Contact:

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

Tel: 01361 882233 Mobile: JOHN 07774 286610 Alan: 07932 683978 JIM 07816 239481 Robert: 07775 692101 scottish weed control WANTED

CASUALTY CATTLE FOR SLAUGHTER

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CALL STUART 07973823037

Talking......... Business

control of all invasive species • Nettles • Bracken • Moss • Thistles • Gorse • Algae • Ragwort • Rushes • Lichen industrial & domestic spot spraying, decking, paths, sheds

distance no object - all chemicals supplied

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

July 2017

Jessica Clark is a Senior Rural Practice Chartered Surveyor for George F White based in their Duns and Alnwick offices. She specialises in subsidy and grant applications, strategic business management, valuation and the sale and purchase of rural property in both England and Scotland. Miles Crossley is Investment Director for George F White, identifying and developing opportunities for both new and existing clients focusing predominantly in the land, property and energy sectors. With extensive knowledge of investing in the typically high risk development sector, managing costs and optimising return and a thorough knowledge of the market Miles ensures clients achieve best value whether they are investing or providing the investment opportunity. Uncertain Times Calls for Business Stability and Confidence As it remains unclear on how a coalition government approach to UK leadership will work, and the formal discussions on how we exit the European Union properly continue, it’s fair to say we’re living and working in a period of great uncertainty. Putting in place measures to protect your business and livelihood, therefore are more important than ever. Farmers need to start looking at how adaptable their business is to an ever-changing and increasingly challenging environment. Although many farmers and landowners are aware of diversification and the benefits it can provide, not many are maximising new opportunities to do so. One great area for diversification is the development market which is becoming increasingly buoyant now that land banks are depleting. This is an obvious route to spread risk and create value, whether it is via short-term land transactions with housebuilders and developers, or through the strategic promotion of land through local authority regional development plans. Optimising the value of land encourages lenders to both support and invest in future projects which will enable your farm business to diversify into an area which you feel maximises growth opportunity. Currently, lenders are looking for development opportunities so now is the time to speak to them supported by the right advisors. Given the changing climate, we’ve seen several changes in our clients’ aims and requirements with a heavier focus on securing development deals and optimising the best value they can for unwanted land or land they’re keen to let out or sell. Local authorities have become increasingly proactive and are now facilitating development which is clearly quantifying risk and encouraging a more productive market place, making development a key strategic area for many farmers to explore and diversify their business. Residential development isn’t the only opportunity, we are currently working with energy companies for instance who are developing sites for electricity storage, and therefore require the ability (and land) to do this. Landowners who, for example, can devote land (up to three acres) near substations are becoming key targets for utility providers who are eager to enter into long-term leases and pay significant rents for the rights to develop land. What we need to have in business is a bit more robustness – businesses should focus on what they can control, rather than what they can’t, and make logical investments based on this premise. This huge focus on development really can provide a golden ticket to landowners and farmers but it’s vital to ensure you get the right advice and support before making any life-changing and long-lasting decisions. To discuss this further, please contact Miles Crossley on milescrossley@georgefwhite.co.uk or 07894 885274 or Jessica Clark on 07912 895919 or jessicaclark@georgefwhite.co.uk

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FARMERS’ CLASSIFIED FISHWICK SIMMENTALS

Young Bulls 1 year to 2 years old Good Selection - Prices to match Only the best kept for breeding BVD and Johnes Accredited; Lepto and BVD Vaccinated Also Longhorn heifers and bulls available Tel: 01289 386181 / 0777 993 7217 Fishwick Mains, Berwickshire, TD15 1XQ

COVERING ALL OF CENTRAL SCOTLAND, LOTHIANS, FIFE, STIRLINGSHIRE & LANARKSHIRE

Sharpitlaw Suffolks KW Stewart, Sharpitlaw, Kelso

Grass reared on an LFA farm - Suffolk Shearling Rams for sale on farm High index UK & NZ bloodlines - hardy tups selected for ease of lambing, survival and fast growth. MV acc & genuine closed flock Buy your rams now and pick up when needed Phone - 07774605733 e mail - kws.sharpitlaw@gmail.com

ZINC SULPHATE & COPPER SULPHATE (In Bulk) Tel: 0800 0185091 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

www.pestcontrolinscot.co.uk enquiries@eliminatesolutions.co.uk

Tel: 0800 731 1164

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DRYSTONE WALLING SERVICES All Work Undertaken Distance No Object

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

COMBINES WANTED

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

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

07814 272495 / 01207 255233

2 SIMMENTAL BULLS

HAY AND STRAW WANTED AND FOR SALE ALL YEAR ROUND P. & K. NIXON HAY & STRAW Tel: 01835 870685, 07831 647032 www.nixonhayandstraw.co.uk

Portequip Ltd

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

0771 2595362

In high health scheme

STRAW WANTED In the row

Clive Houldey 07703 488277

Sheep Shearing 3 man or 2 man

Tel: 01669 650 423 07468 691 885 Wool baler available Based in the Borders

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LAND AND PROPERTY Chartered Surveyors N EW VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TO FULLY APPRECIATE THE POTENTIAL OF THIS PROPERTY

North Gill Farm, Lartington, Barnard Castle, Co Durham DL12 9DL

North Gill Farm, consists of a traditional, detached, four bedroomed farmhouse in need of renovation, set amongst approximately 116.86 acres (47ha) or thereby of grassland, with a range of modern and traditional buildings. The buildings may be suitable for development subject to the necessary consents. Available as a whole or in three lots. Guide Price - £850,000

FOR A MARKET APPRAISAL AND ADVICE PLEASE CONTACT A MEMBER OF THE TEAM AT OUR ST BOSWELLS OFFICE

Almont Farm, Pinwherry, Girvan KA26 0RU

An excellent dairy and stock farm with a spacious and extremely well maintained four bedroomed farmhouse benefitting from uPVC double glazing and LPG central heating, range of outbuildings with cubicles for 187 cattle and a 12 swing-over parlour. The farm extends in total to 173 acres (70ha) or thereby. Guide Price - £900,000 James Murphy MRICS MANAGING DIRECTOR 01835 344 860 james.murphy@hhland.co.uk

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Douglas Orr MRICS CHARTERED SURVEYOR 01835 344 860 douglas.orr@hhland.co.uk

Emily Mason MRICS, FAAV CHARTERED SURVEYOR 01835 344 860 emily.mason@hhland.co.uk

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Portencalzie, Kirkcolm, Stranraer DG9 0PD

An attractive dairy farm situated in a scenic coastal location with an excellent five bedroomed farmhouse and extensive range of outbuildings. Extending to 333 acres (135ha) or thereby, the property could be converted to form an excellent arable and stock farm. Guide Price – offers over £1,895,000

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Whitbarrow Farm, Berrier, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 0XB

An equipped dairy farm with a traditional four bedroomed farmhouse and extensive range of agricultural buildings extending to approximately 200 acres (81ha) or thereby in total, available as a whole or in four lots. Guide Price - £1,880,000

ST BOSWELLS 01835 344 860 DURHAM 0191 370 8530

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CARLISLE KENDAL

01228 406 260 01539 721 375 www.hhland.co.uk

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Grain Dressers

SAS Mobile Seed Cleaning

Est 1986

�e o��er a high output ser�ice producing �� - �� tonnes per hour o� gra�ity separated seed using gra�ity tables, the only real method, not gra�ity selectors �e supply � men per machine - �arm input only � man� Our long ser�ing members o� sta�� are time ser�ed and highly s�illed Our �ull time sta�� are employed �rom the local community We will be processing wheat, barley & oilseed rape this Autumn with: �edigo Deter - single purpose � aphid & slug deterrent in winter wheat & barley �ustral �lus - single purpose � wheat bulb �ly control �atitude - the best �one dimensional� ta�e-all control applied with a single purpose �y-�ro Duet - seedling �ungicidal control in OS� Beret Gold - single purpose �usarium control ideal �or wheat and oats �axil Star - loose smut, lea� stripe & net blotch control in winter barley Vibrance Duo - a yield boosting single purpose Beret Gold plus Sedexane targeting root enhancement �race element mixes with manganese

Steven Wade 01337 810428 Euan Amos 07883 003142 Email sas@graindressing.co.uk www.sasgraindressing.com

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