Agrimart January 2021 Issue

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Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year!

AGRIMART

JANUARY 2021

Issue 340

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

Tel 01835 830507 Email sales@agrimart.co.uk

Merry Christmas from the DH&Co team After a tumultuous 2020, we wish you all the best this festive season and hope you get a moment to reflect and plan for a brighter new year.

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We would like to wish all our customers,old and new, a Merry Christmas and prosperous 2021

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Merry Christmas from all the team at Edwards!

Established in 1969

• Scotland’s largest installer and maintainer of grain handling and process equipment. • All sizes of projects from new builds to replacements and upgrades. • Extensive stock of spares carried from all major manufacturers. • Design, fabrication, installation and electrical work all undertaken.

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OVER 46+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE GEOTECHNICAL SERVICES WELL DRILLING (INC. GEOTHERMAL) SITE INVESTIGATION STABILISATION - GROUND & STRUCTURAL TESTING & MONITORING GENERAL DRILLING WORKS

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www.kelsoharvester.co.uk

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A huge thank you to all our customers in what has been a very testing year, and we look forward to welcoming you in 2021. Stay safe and healthy!

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USED MACHINERY Year Hrs/Bls Price 812459 Valtra T174 Direct 2015 6,500 £43,000 813560 Merlo P40.7 2012 5,000 £21,000 813597 JCB 530-70 Telehandler 1999 10,500 £15,000 813620 CAT 304.5 Midi Digger 2000 5,228 £10,000 812512 Siloking KDM20 Diet Feeder 2010 400 £15,500 813236 Floatation Wheels and Tyres 3000 Fastrac 2006 2,500 £1,750 810967 Newholland BR7060 Baler 2012 24,000 £9,000 813555 Claas Variant 365 Baler 2008 NA £10,000 813624 Jeantil R3800 Bedder 2003 5000 £3,000 813440 Kuhn Primor Bedder 2006 4000 £3,500 813594 Tarrup Round Bale Bedder 2009 2800 £4,500 813255 Amazone 403 Special 4m Combination Drill 2014 3000 £15,000 813446 Quickie Q7 Loader 2019 20 £7,500 812949 JS 160 800mm Digging Bucket 2010 800 £750 812950 JS 160 1.8m Ditching Bucket 2004 800 £500 813561 McHale R5 Bale Handler on Merlo Brakets 2017 200 £1,000 813317 Hydraulic Round Bale Handler 2000 100 £500 813562 Grays Round Bale Grab on Merlo Brackets 2002 1000 £500 NEW MACHINES AND EX DEMOS 705057 Ex Demo Valtra T194 Direct 2019 700 £108,000 704001 Ex Demo Rolland Rollforce 5514 Muck Spreader 2018 0 £26,950 703864 Ex Demo 3 Metre Carre Prairial Grass harrow 2018 5 £5,200 703069 Ex Stock Slewtic 6ft6" Muck Fork on P&C Brackets 2016 0 £1,200 WE ALSO HAVE A HUGE SELECTION OF USED SPRAYERS Call our Specialist Simon Dodds on 07801 792927 or your sales contacts at Kelso & Haddington

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We would like to thank all of our customers throughout 2020 and wish you a very MERRY CHRISTMAS & a HAPPY NEW YEAR.

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Timber harvesting & forest management T: 07940 979688 T: 01896 870301 (Office) E: doug@agriforest.co.uk

MAXIMISING YOUR RETURNS

• Cost effective practical solutions to suit the farm or estate calendar

• Prompt payment for timber with payment intervals to suit you

• Independent, specialist advice & access to full UK timber markets

• We don’t charge hourly rates, mileage charges, or yearly management fees-all work is done on a flat rate % basis

• One point of contact throughout any work • For a completely free, comprehensive appraisal of your woodland call Douglas Mathison on: 07940 979688 AGRIFOREST, Cedarwood, Juniper Bank, Walkerburn, Peeblesshire, Scottish Borders, EH43 6DE.

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AERIAL FARM MAPPING TAILORED SERVICES

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Mapping / 3D land imagery for drainage works. Survey grade accuracy (CM) via RTK GPS. Farm / crop management using mulFspectral sensors. Land and Infrastructure surveillance and inspecFon. Mapping and 3D land imagery for irrigaFon pond and wetland creaFon. Building and roof inspecFon. Aggregate stockpile measurement. Field border and hedge row inspecFon. Data used to support Insurance, grants and subsidy applicaFon. Aerial Photographic and videography for farm property markeFng. Digital Surface (DSM) / Terrain Model (DTM) & Contour. MulFspectral – plant health.

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Fuel consumption figures in mpg: Combined 31.4-35.8. CO2 emissions in g/km 235-211. Models featured are a Musso Saracen at £27,454 ex. VAT, and a Musso Rhino LWB at £30,453 ex. VAT inc. optional metallic paint at £458 ex VAT.

*Including delivery charge, Vehicle Excise Duty & First Registration Charge, ex VAT. †Figure shown is based on Musso Saracen manual. To qualify for discount, you must be a member of an accredited agriculture, country profession or country pursuits organisation, a member of an accredited building and construction organisation or a front line worker including NHS, care home workers, and blue light organisations. Requires proof of membership/affiliation – check with a dealer for more details. Offer available until 31st December 2020. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other SsangYong affiliation scheme including BASC, Ringlink Scotland, NFU Scotland, Mole Valley and the Caravan and Motorhome Club free towbar offer. Warranty covers 7 years or 150,000 miles. Prices are correct at the time of going to print but may be modified or changed at any time.

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WE WOULD LIKE TO WISH ALL OF OUR CUSTOMERS A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR!

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SRUC is a charity registered in Scotland: SC003712

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BORDERS MAIN DEALER FOR FIRESTONE AGRICULTURAL TYRES We supply any brand of Agricultural Tyres and Wheels at Competitive Prices FULLY EQUIPPED SERVICE VANS FOR ALL YOUR ON-SITE TYRE MAINTENANCE For quotation and technical advice phone Rob Hastie on

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Thank you to our customers for the support this year and we wish you a Happy Christmas

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JUSTIFYING MYSELF

Wendy writes

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I am now 65 years old, I have worked all my life and really feel I need a little more respect from those younger and less experienced than myself. And yet I hear him having to constantly stick up for me (that’s a rare thing!) when the young whipper snapper who is running the business questions every invoice that has my name on it. So I would like to state some bare facts about the work I have done since August 2008 when I moved to Sandystones. In the last 13 years I have pulled 323 hen sheds, recovered 10 bogged tractors, 10 combines, 4 forklifts, 1 muckspreader, 2 lorries, saved 1 bridge, moved 2 containers and pulled out 2 trees. For the business I have earned £67,000, repairs have cost £42,000 which leaves a margin of £25,000 less the £8000 spent on my purchase plus my value today. So sunshine put that in your pipe and smoke it. £25K over 13 years allows me to donate £2,000 a year to him for the pleasure of driving me - win:win I would say. Please don’t get me started on politics I have views, fairly strong ones I think you would say. People say I am a mix of Boris and Angela Merkel, why I am not sure. Maybe it’s the blonde hair, devastatingly good looks and a tendency to blow out hot air at all times. Anyway all I would say is ‘Just get on with it’. We didn’t win the war by hanging around. There are deals to be done, I would sign up and move on. Whilst I have been minding my own business quietly here, he had the audacity to sneak off to Kenya to see the grandchildren there. It was all legal before you ask, but never even a postcard for me. Although he did take time to show me some magnificent creatures he saw including this chap. All I can do is wish you all a very Happy SERVICES MOBILE ENGINEERING Christmas and I look forward to seeing -­‐ Fabrication MOBILE ENGINEERING SERVICES you all MOBILE in 2021. ENGINEERING SERVICES

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South Road – Belford (01668) 213 433 Suppliers of Quality Assured READY MIXED CONCRETE Steven Birdsall (01668) 213 733 Mobile: 07970 112761

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Rickerby would like to wish all our customers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Kuhn HR3004/LC302 grain drill combination Kuhn HR4002D Power Harrow Kuhn HR4002D Power Harrow Kuhn HR4003 Power Harrow Kuhn HR4003D Power Harrow Kuhn HR4004D Power Harrow Kuhn LC302 4m combi unit Kuhn VM120 4f plough Amazone KG4000/403 Super disc drill Browns 3 leg subsoiler Dowdeswell DP7R 5f plough Horsch Pronto 6DC Kverneland ES85 200-9 plough Kverneland i-Pro 4m drill Kverneland Press arm (choice) Opico 8.2m hyd folding rollers Simba press roller 6.5m c/w tines & Paddles Simba Unipress 5.5m Standen PV180/140 Bladed rotovator Subsoiler 5 leg Vaderstad 620 6.2m folding rollers Vaderstad Carrier 650

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John Deere 131 MoCo John Deere328A MoCo Kuhn BNG310 flail topper Bomford Flail topper, 2.7 Krone TC880 twin rotor windrower Lely 280MC 2.8m MoCo Maschio Giraffona offset topper Pottinger Novadisc 265 PZ300 Haybob

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES R & S Nixon & Co Wishing all a our customers a & as Merry Christm ar Ye ew N Happy

• Slurry spreading with umbilical cord system with a 12 meter trailing shoe for grass land • Spreading tractor fitted with 900 wide floatation tyres or a 24 meter dribble bar for standing crop using the tramlines • With over 4000 meters of hose & engine driven pump for very low fuel consumption per cube/meter • Everything goes through flow meters to apply the correct rate • Also two 3000 gallon tandem axle slurry tankers on big floatation tyres fitted with 7.50 meter wide trailing shoes

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 general contracting work under taken

All types of Agricultural Fencing, Garden Fencing and Decking

For more info contact Paul on 07768 273589 www.rsncontracting.co.uk Follow us on facebook - rsncontracting

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

Talking........from Lincolnshire

Contact: Andrew 07725 583737 Euan 07774 004622 Evenings 01573 410260

December 7th 2020

Will Howe is an arable farmer from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. The soils are predominantly heavy. 365ha of cropping includes winter wheat, spring barley, winter oilseed rape, spring beans and managed fallow. He also manages a contracting business Thorpe Farming Ltd. I can honestly say the wheat planted in the middle of October has amazed me. The warm and relatively dry few weeks post drilling has ensured it got off to a flying start. The blocked coulters really stand out, but that was a small price to pay. My main contract customer even decided conditions were so good he wanted some second wheat direct drilled on the 7th November between showers. I must confess I thought the first sprayer pass this crop would see would be roundup, but it is fine other than the odd wet hole. Having emptied all the local quarries of washed gravel back in the autumn, the land drainage company had to leave 50ha until Graham direct drilled on 7/11/20 more stone could be sourced. We then agreed to stockpile stone as and when it became available in order to try and complete the works asap. In the first bit of good fortune during 2020, 1500t became available and they have manged to get it laid with only one day lost to rain. Fortunately they were draining into an oat cover crop which helped hold them up a bit and they drained it as if it were a standing crop so managed to keep the wheeling’s to an absolute minimum. The cattle saw their first snow last week, which certainly made me think long and hard about the First day of the winter ridiculousness of my decision to renter the world of bovines. grazing mix Once the snow had melted we measured 30mm in 36hrs. The paddocks they had been in, for that period, were in a bit of a mess but they have not made a mark since which has boosted my confidence somewhat. It just so happened that my first shoot invite of the season coincided with the snow. The weather was cold, wet and generally miserable. On the first drive I was stood facing into a blizzard, and whilst my glasses stopped me getting the snow in my eyes, it also meant I couldn’t see anything. Despite all the biosecurity measures in place every single one of us commented how nice it was to just be out and see a slither of normality returning to life. One day shooting and the dog is May I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. exhausted!! 34

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AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTOR MULCHING SPECIALIST

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

Lime Slag, Gypsum Fibrophos, Screenings, LimeX 0-11-11 ÂŁ85.00 Delivered, 0-20-0 ÂŁ80.00 Delivered Many other Alternative Fertilisers Supplied and Spread.

SANDYSTONES

New Holland L218 Skidsteer for hire with trailer

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

J.W. & M.A. SCOTT

Muck spreading and hedge cutting services available All general contracting work undertaken

Lifts higher Lifts faster Lifts more

Tel: 01450 375 045 Mob: 07836 205 606 / 07801 812 238 Email: scottoverhall@outlook.com Find us on facebook.

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John Renton - Agricultural Engineer, Chirnside

Trailer included

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Connon Farms Greenknowe

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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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New for hire

Fitted with WHOLECROP HEADERS & GRAIN PROCESSING MILL

3 x 14 ton Bunnings & 2 x 16 ton Ktwo spreaders fitted with air brakes Umbilical slurry spreading Complete with 12m dribble bar & flow meter 2 x 4000 gallon slurry tankers Complete silage/wholecrop service 13t track digger Groundwork and drainage Ploughing & drilling

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:

Contact:

Christopher – 07843 208 544 Patrick – 07701 040 681

OFFICE MOBILE E.MAIL WEBSITE

: 01890 840 251 : DAVID 07971 409 367 KENNY 07971 409 371 : rwoodandsons@btconnect.com : www.rwoodandsons.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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R L SMITH & SONS LTD SKIP HIRE SAME DAY DELIVERY ASBESTOS REMOVAL

Covering the Scottish Borders & North Northumberland

OFFICE: 01890 870241 MOBILE: 07970 404033

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December 2020 Michael and Fiona Bayne live with their three sons - Finn (9), Magnus(7) and Ivar(5) - at The Rink, a 210ha mixed farm between Galashiels and Selkirk. Enterprises include malting barley, seasonal grazing lets, a DIY Livery and more recently a self-catering lodge. Michael’s day job is manager at Borders Machinery Ring. There was little doubt about our preferred site when we planned the build of Rink Hill, a one-bedroom self-catering lodge. The expansive view, across the Tweed Valley to the Three Brethren and beyond, was always at the centre of the design concept. Our family has farmed the land here at The Rink for three generations and we have long been aware of the special nature of the spot on which Rink Hill rests. Fortunate to have visited some unique spaces both at home and abroad through Fiona’s work as a feature writer, we had squirreled away various design ideas. Back in 2016 creating a holiday lodge seemed like a natural step within the context of diversification of the farm business. However, the journey wasn’t entirely smooth. Our first planning application was refused on the grounds of visual impact, specifically from a road on the other side of the valley. Our determination and belief in the project drove us to appeal the decision through the local review body, and a subsequent site visit persuaded councillors of the merits of the project, not least in contributing to the Borders’ tourism portfolio. The decision was overturned unanimously. After a frustrating eighteen months getting the project through planning, the nine-month build was completed by a great team of local trades. From the beginning we were keen to work on a small scale, allowing us the freedom to invest in the quality of every aspect of the build. We felt there was a gap in the market for this kind of romantic retreat, a one-bedroom property delivering an abundant sense of escapism. Selkirk-based architect Stuart Davidson interpreted our brief closely, a key feature of the design being the large curve of glass that allows the property to immerse itself in that view. A big priority for us was the use of materials from the farm, including the Douglas Fir felled on the farm then seasoned and milled on site to clad the exterior of the build and create a warm, natural feel inside. Offcuts, for example were used to create shelving and a bathroom sink unit. The distinctively shaped external walls took shape using stone from the farm and match the surrounding drystone dykes, adding to the sense that Rink Hill has grown naturally from the site. Inside the lodge we wanted guests to feel a reassuring solidity in the finishes, from the timber flooring and stone worktops to the generously proportioned bath and shower, which create a spa-like experience. Since our first visitors arrived in August 2019 we’ve received lots of positive feedback. Guests, • Foundations who come from around the UK as well as Europe and • Sitework the United States, have • Ponds been captivated by the • Arenas location, and many plan a return trip. 2020 has undoubtedly been a challenging year for us all, but those guests able to continue with their plans to stay at Rink Hill have relished the chance to get away from it all, to NEW SERVICE AVAILABLE a warming log fire, a hot tub under the stars and the prospect Concrete laying and blockwork can now be undertaken of waking to an ever changing vista, as beautiful under stormy no matter what size of job skies as on a blue-sky day. Contact: Office 01573 440314

BRYCE GROUNDWORKS

Stuart 07970 450720 or Jock 07970 730567

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES WATTY DUGUID RUNCIMAN MOTOR ENGINEER

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HUNTINGTON FARM, LAUDER

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

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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LTD • Site Servicing • Utility Provider & Associated Ground Works • Pump Installation & Maintenance • Drain Jetting & Camera work

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

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Full muck out & spreading service 4x spreader hire also available Ploughing - 5 or 6 furrow Drilling - 3m or 4m drills All other contract work undertaken

Contact: Angus Runciman 07500 967900 Dougie Runciman 07795 421754

Wishing all of our customers a

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December 9th 2020 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. 2020 has certainly been an ‘Annus horribilis’. In January Swine flu was causing havoc in China with almost half the country’s pig herd being culled. By February, the Chinese had a much bigger problem on their hands as Covid-19 spiralled out of control. At home low pathogenic Avian Influenzia was causing serious concerns as a major egg producer in the Borders got infected and demand for beef remained stubbornly low. By March Covid had reached Europe and had bought Italy to its knees. As governments started reacting and the real likely hood of a full lockdown appeared imminent panic buying set in. Supermarket shelves were stripped bare and loo roll became a precious commodity! Producers and packers struggled to cope with this unprecedented level of demand. For the first time in years abattoirs were desperate for fat cattle and organic eggs were flying off the shelves with sales up 110%! As the world was going through extraordinary times there was one constant, the weather. It never stopped raining and by mid-March everywhere was a wet boggy mess. In April everyone had settled into a ‘new normal’ at home on full lockdown. Even agronomy meetings were being held online via ‘Zoom’ something none of us had ever heard of only a few months ago. The rain finally stopped, the wind blew and the sun came out. Suddenly the boggy mess turned into a dustbowl. By late May we had only had 8mm of rain since the middle of March with 3mm in the whole of April. The combination of no rain, cool temperatures and constantly strong winds meant that Spring Barley emergence was very patchy and grass growth was nonexistent. Lockdown continued into June and sadly the first of the summer agricultural shows was cancelled with the announcement that the Highland show would not be going ahead. Demand for organic eggs continued to be extremely high as everyone was forced to continue to stay at home. After an initial surge in demand for beef things started to revert to normal and the price for fat cattle was still poor. However, by June as the warm dry spell continued the beef price gradually started to climb. After 93 days living in lockdown with my parents at Sandystones my sister Emma and her family who had left London before the lockdown began in March returned home. It was sad to see them go after such a long time together. We had all achieved so much on the farm over the previous ninety days with so many outstanding jobs completed. One of the many highlights was the building of the ‘Corona bridge’ which was painted in the NHS rainbow colours. As lockdown ended so did the drought and we returned to unsettled weather just as silage was being made - typical! In early July I left the Borders for the first time since January to deliver pheasant poults to the West coast. It was a very depressing drive seeing so many pubs, cafes and hotels boarded up, the economic devastation caused by Covid 19 really hit home that day. Harvest started earlier than ever on 21st July. Due to the spring drought straw yields were terrible and grain yields were ok. I only wish that I had not sold all my wheat for £167 at harvest when its currently hovering around the high £180’s. Hindsight’s a wonderful thing! The autumn drilling campaign was a complete breeze as crops were drilled in ideal conditions. Demand for organic eggs continues to be high and the beef price is holding up nicely. With the first Covid vaccines being administered today 2021 Our innovative range of Our innovative range looks like being a much better year. Except for the real threat quality concrete products of quality concrete includes: of a no deal BREXIT and the products includes: hens going into a full avian · Livestock Slats ·including New Ox Strain Strainer Post influenza lockdown for the new Surefoot™ next 16 weeks!! Resistant Slats ·Slip Livestock Slats including new Surefoot™ Jess, Tilly, Wilf, Posy and · Bunker Walls Slip Resistant Slats myself wish you all a very · ·Free Standing Bunker WallsSilage Happy Christmas and a & Grain Walls prosperous New Year. · Free Standing Silage

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December 9th 2020

I ended the piece I wrote in Agrimart this time last year with “...and I just hope that 2020 provides a little more stability and certainty than the previous few years…”. It shows how little any of us know about the future(luckily). How will I finish this article?! They say every cloud has a silver lining but I am struggling to think who has come out of this year with a windfall. The effects on agriculture as an industry during the pandemic has had little impact. If anything demand for our produce has been enhanced as more has been consumed through the retail market than catering which as a sector is driven more by price and volume than provenance. Guy Lee I was a staunch ‘remainer’ during the referendum campaign and really believe we are better off in the single market. In the four years since that decisive vote to leave I imagined that a deal would be negotiated and our trading arrangements would continue in a similar fashion as before. As we have now reached the 11th hour my feelings have changed and as bad as it might be in the short term I am thinking we might, in the long run, be better off without a deal. Where there are willing buyers and sellers trade will always be done and will adjust to the marketplace. The EU are never going to give us an easy ride with so much pressure from nationalists in many of the countries closest to our shores. Being an optimist I believe, in the long term, we will thrive although I admit that initially it might be painful, and there could be consequences that may not have desirable outcomes. We installed a 50 kw solar array in a field above the steading over eight years ago. It has been a good investment generating in excess of 15% returns on capital. The income is protected with the Feed in Tariff rising annually at the rate of inflation and the electricity we either consume or sell to the grid increasing in value as costs rise. Over the years production has declined slightly as the panels degrade and it is rarely we produce at any moment in time our peak output of 50kws. Occasionally we will in the middle of the day in the summer months of May to August but the vast majority of the time it is around 40 kws. So we are now adding additional panels to increase production by 30%. At peak production the inverter can handle up to 65 kws but will limit output to 50kws. I would love to have a crystal ball and see where we will be in 12 months time. Will we still be wearing masks? - I doubt it. Will stadiums be full? – probably. Will there be another poultry housing order – likely. What will the price of lamb be? – not as high as producers would like but not as low as they fear. Will Scotland have the independence referendum it is demanding? Not yet but pushing hard... Erecting the framework for the additional solar panels Happy Christmas and I hope you all enjoy 2021 48

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Talking........Organic

December 9th 2020

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 new hens are in. It is a relief once they arrive and the routine starts again, and I’ve said this before, it’s definitely harder work in clean-down than with hens. They have been in a fortnight now, and this morning we got our first egg. It’s always exciting when the first eggs appears, swiftly followed by the mental checklist of being ready for eggs. Today its 1, tomorrow its 2, then 4, then 8 and it then starts to multiply quite rapidly. Hopefully we will be up to full production very quickly. Sadly, we won’t be opening the popholes at all for these girls yet as the housing order comes into play on the 14th December. It’s a challenge managing the hens when they are locked in, but for these girls it will be less disruptive and stressful for them as they will never have been used to them being open. Fortunately, after a couple of poorer scans over the last two years we had our most successful PD the other week with 96% of the cows and heifers in calf in nine and six weeks respectively. What was the unique bit of the farm management that turned this years scan around? ...The bit I have nothing to do with, the weather! Now we are in the full swing of the winter routine I can actually take the time to appreciate the silage we have this year. I am really pleased with it. The under-sown whole-crop is working well and the investment in the tedder has certainly helped improve silage quality and speed up the wilt. The tups are out and hopefully doing their business. We have had more lambs away than we ever have at this time of year, at a good price, which is probably not a bad thing, as who knows what will happen come the 1st January. It really is hotting up on the Brexit front, which is a welcome distraction from the constant Coronavirus news. Even the children have suggested that talking about Brexit is better that talking about the pandemic... strange times. The holiday cottage is officially launched with Crabtree and Crabtree with two provisional bookings already for the Christmas period which is very exciting. I’m not entirely hopeful that we will actually welcome anyone yet, but that will depend on the number of cases and whether we can get dropped to Tier 2. Sadly it looks like cases are on the rise again in some areas. On the whole this year has been tinged with so much sadness for many people, but I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Conor Colgan, especially at such a young age with a young family. Our best wishes go to his family and friends. He was such a force with so much energy and passion for our industry. It shows that none of us know what’s round the corner, but I do know that I won’t be the only one hoping for better times round the corner into 2021. Claire, Abigail, George and myself would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and to raise a glass to good times in 2021. 54

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December 7th 2020 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. Up here in Angus it was not uncommon to see potato harvesters still battling on well into November and there are still pockets of potatoes to lift in certain areas into December. Self-propelled harvesters seem to be the must have for the bigger growers with machinery dealers’ books already full of machines on order for next season. These behemoths are an impressive sight, especially the four-row Ploeger that has been working locally. Their ability to go where trailed machines daren’t and their tremendous work rates apparently justifying the eye-watering price tag. As previously reported the potatoes were finished lifting here on the 7th November but it took until the 27th November before the land was fit enough for sowing wheat. Some herbicides on wheat are still outstanding but as far as I’m concerned I’m shutting the gate on arable operations for 2020. The first consignment of deer went to slaughter with pleasing weights and grades coming back allowing bonuses to be paid making all the difference to the bottom line. Hopefully with improved grazing management through spring and early summer I can improve these weights further next year. Having loaded the finishers we immediately began weaning the 2020 calves. In my naivety I thought we could do this all in one day however two long days later we finally had all calves tagged, wormed and housed. 82% calving at weaning which isn’t too bad considering half the mothers were first timers. Hinds seemed less than fussed by the weaning and immediately just got their heads down to concentrate on getting condition on before the winter. We are currently busy with turkey processing and by the time you are reading this we will be in the logistically challenging process of distributing the oven ready Calves settling into winter housing birds to our customers. This is our tenth year of being a KellyBronze franchise. It’s a stressful time of year and being responsible for a major component of people’s most important meal of the year is always on my mind. KellyBronze is the creation of Derek Kelly and his son Paul. In the 1970’s and 80’s the Kelly family saw the turkey market changing with supermarkets leading the drive to produce cheap and highly efficient, intensive white turkeys. A change of tack was needed and Derek scoured the UK to collect the few remaining Bronze turkeys. After years of breeding and investment they had succeeded in producing The finished article the KellyBronze breed – grown and processed not for efficiency or yield but entirely for it’s taste. Other producers thought they were mad, but customers (and Delia Smith) loved the product and were happy to pay the premium price required to produce such a fantastic bird. They have grown a successful business over the years including one of the few turkey hatcheries in the UK. A small number of franchisees operate throughout the UK of which we are lucky enough to be one. Having the birds from day-old chicks, through rearing, slaughtering, plucking, dressing, boxing and retailing (the only thing we don’t do on farm is hatch and cook them) is a big undertaking but one we are proud of. Whether turkey is on the menu or not please have a restful and peaceful Christmas. And roll on 2021.

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December 2020 Some sellers held off in 2020 because of the uncertainty over Brexit, others have seen keen demand for what acreage and properties were available. Timing and strategy for selling in 2021 will be more important than ever – especially if there is an increase of property coming onto the market. 2020 has been a very different year. To the end of Quarter 3, around 15,000 acres of Scottish farmland has been publicly marketed in 2020 - a record low. This does not cover the off-market activity, a developing market trend which means buyers need to be proactive and not just wait for properties to be brought to the public market. Uncertainty over capital taxation, farm subsidies, trade deals and record low interest rates have all been factors in shaping the market. Prices have held well and in some cases are attracting a premium in a competitive market. The key characteristics remain the same; land quality, size of holding, good quality fixed equipment and location. New trends in the market are making it more important than ever to assess your options prior to selling: Speculating on Potential for Future Subsidy Income: There are new types of buyer emerging for pockets of low output land that have environmental provenance. In the past, these parcels of less productive land had lower values and were only attractive when sold at scale. However they are now attracting interest from buyers speculating on future subsidy income. Diversification Opportunities: Properties offering holiday lets, glamping pods, and livery stabling are in particular demand. Growth in Forestry and Planting: The current strength of the planting land market provides opportunities for farms to invest in the farm business without needing to reduce the productive capacity of the holding. Despite low interest rates, the uncertainty of trade relations with Europe from 1st January 2021 onwards means that this may be preferential to committing to loan repayments. The added value from carbon trading on such land adds value, as companies see carbon trading as a way of compensating for environmental loss. Rural Residential Market: Post lockdown the demand for rural living has soared. An ability to work remotely means many are seeking a house with a paddock or two; the key characteristics continue to be a good-sized property with features such as stoves, open fires or an aga, with outbuildings or stables and paddocks. The ‘sweet spot’ for land is between 3 and 5 acres but properties with up to 100 acres are also desirable. With so many new opportunities emerging combined with existing market trends and the fine balance of supply and demand, it’s important to explore the true worth of your assets, enabling you to decide if selling in 2021 is the right option. Professional advice on timing and strategy has potential to add value to your property. D&R is offering no obligation, free appraisals for clients wanting to assess their options and maximise the value of their land. For a confidential consultation call D&R Director George Hipwell on 0131 449 6212.

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December 7th 2020 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. There is a suggestion by many that as we close out 2020 we should be celebrating the end of a forgettable year with the belief that 2021 must be better. There are some very good reasons for this. Pre-Covid we had good friends who lost their farms to bank foreclosures early in the year when the banks decided to limit their exposure to farm debt and move on the most exposed borrowers. We have other good friends whose businesses were heavily geared to hosting overseas tourists and have had their income slashed by 50-75% because of Covid and are now living hand to mouth waiting for the borders to reopen so they can avoid foreclosure. We know of families and couples who have been split up by forced separation for months including the wee fella’s wife (the Parramatta Princess) who hasn’t seen her mum and dad since her wedding 12 months ago and been able to show off her new daughter. And others who have postponed wedding plans, or been forced to stay away from family members as they died alone. We re-elected a government intent on shutting down farming and we have had to endure endless meetings on zoom and skype which is a very depressing way to spend your day. But despite all this I can’t help but think 2020 was ok. We have weathered the Covid crisis and now it looks like vaccines will rid us of this scourge some time next year. We had some very good parties to celebrate the end of lock down, and I sense that there is still an All is well on the dairy farm excitement about going out and a real enthusiasm about seeing family and friends. The farms are going well. We had a great harvest and a good year on the dairy farm. This spring has turned out to be better than we thought it was going to be with fantastic rains in November. As a consequence the crops look ok as we approach harvest, production is up on the dairy farm and prices seem to be firming, and the boys had a successful lamb trade. Our engineering business has had a great year thanks partly I think to us staying open during lockdown (with strict protocols) so that our farming clients could still get things fixed. That seems to have encouraged an upsurge in work ever since. We have 3 new granddaughters, all of whom I’m told are perfect; and that alone makes 2020 a pretty special year. So although 2021 may better, we down here in the South Pacific have a bit to be grateful for in 2020. We’re celebrating! I can only hope that in wishing you all a happy Christmas that you can enjoy and celebrate as we will down here. 60

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Philip Watkins 12.3 metre rollers Hydraulic leveling paddles, hydraulic track eradicator tines, LED lights. £14,500

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