Agrimart July 2021 Issue

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AGRIMART

JULY 2021 Issue 346

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The all-new JCB TM420 Stage V telescopic wheel loader

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QUALITY CROP ENSILING & PRESERVATION PRODUCTS

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Wendy writes

NO MORE BOOM OR BUST

June 2021

It is so exciting when I get a sudden request for help and this month I have not had just one but two. The second was on Monday last week, when he was fiddling about with the other machine in his life and my bete noire - the sprayer. Now I am not a jealous sort of character but I do feel that he gives ‘Mr Unimog’ at least as much attention as me and sometimes more. I grant you that he has power steering, synchromesh gears and a top speed of 40 mph, but in my book those are all things to go wrong so why have them? I digress from the story, just like Ronnie Corbett used to in his rocking chair, there I go again moving away from the point which is that we were asked to go at no notice to Duncrahill Farm near Humbie to recover a sprayer that only had two wheels on the ground. This was a first for me. Every vehicle I have ever pulled have always had all their wheels on the earth, usually in a bog. It was a question of first getting the machine upright and then moving it onto level ground. Fortunately the booms were only folded out to 24 metres rather than the full width of 36 which meant there was enough strength to save any damage. On my way home from another very successful outcome, I was heralded by crowds of waving school children standing outside Humbie primary school who had been given advance warning of my route.

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The other recovery was late one evening when I had a call from a very distressed effluent tank driver who had got himself bogged down a lane in Blainslie when he was emptying domestic cesspits. He had dropped into a ditch and I was definitely the only solution. Fortunately I could get my spades into the track to get a purchase before taking up the strain. And then I have pulled two hen sheds at Gosford, one at Synton and one at Ednam. Overall not a bad month for an old girl.

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The Leading Farmer Owned Business in the North of England and Scotland for all your Marketing Needs. We have the ability to market store and dry Wheat, Barley, Oats and Osr through our network of stores across the North of England and Scotland. We offer three market leading pools to suit all requirements. We can offer cash advances at competitive rates. Buy Back contracts on Wheat, Malting Barley and Oats. Minimum Price contracts. Options. We also offer a full range of inputs • Seed • Fertiliser Contact James Clark 07584470508 www.grainco.co.uk or info@grainco.co.uk

Looking for asset finance? You have come to the right place and to a name you can trust: H&H Asset Finance provides finance to support farming, rural and agricultural companies to improve, diversify and expand. Whether you are looking to purchase a tractor, plough or combine, finance a renewal energy product or install glamping pods, erect a new livestock shed, install a robotic milking parlour or simply raise cash by re-financing assets, our team are here to help. Additionally, we specialise in the Forestry, Haulage, Plant Hire and Engineering sectors.

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Agriparts Borders Ltd Technical Arc - PROF-MIG Universal C221 230V 20-220A, 130@60% - £595 plus vat Technical Arc - T-MIG 281HD, 230V 1 phase 20-300A, 255@60%, 4 roll drive - P.O.A Technical Arc - T-MIG 283HD, 440V 3 phase 20-300A, 255@60%, 4 roll drive - P.O.A Technical Arc - TS-MIG 463HD, 400V 3 phase 20-470A, 440@60% + SWF - P.O.A Technical Arc - MMA165i 230V 160A inverter, c/w welding leads ��-�£135 plus vat Technical Arc - MMA166i dual voltage 230V inverter - used but good - £169 plus vat

Deisel and Kero Treatments plus D-Bug

GYS-Welding - MI160P Inverter, Hot Start, Anti Stick, 3.2 rods on 13amp - £189 + vat GYS-Welding - Easymig 160, Mig, Stick - Gas or Gasless, takes 0.8 wire - £450 + vat

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- Pocket Pulse c/w Alu Kit, Dial in metal & Thickness - £1290 plus vat

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- Weldmate T141P-ARC, Transformer, 13amp plug, used - £69 plus vat

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- Weldmate P217 ARC Inverter Welder, Generator Friendly - £200 plus vat

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- T800 Arc Inverter Welder (230V), Welds to 4mm, Genny Friendly - £75 plus vat

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- Weldmate HG1400DA Arc/Tig Inverter Welder, Lift-TIG Start - £195 plus vat

Jefferson

- JEFARC140M, Mini 140amp 230V Arc Welder, Hot Start - £129.00 plus vat

Jefferson

- JEFC200L10B-230, 200L Compressor, 14cfm, 3hp, 10 Bar - £559.00 plus vat

Workhorse - WR3HPXX200, 200L Compressor, 1ph, 3hp, 2 year warranty - £679.00 plus vat

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Workhorse - WR3HPXX-200S-3, 200L Compressor, 3ph, 2 year warranty - £679.00 plus vat

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- ST2.36H, 2” Waterpump c/w Honda SGX120 Petrol Engine - £315.00 plus vat

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Good value at £55

Agriparts Borders Ltd. Spylaw Road, Kelso TD5 8DL - 01573 226 526 - info@agriparts.co.uk - www.agriparts.co.uk - 07870 202 017

Free Tracker with every New Honda

Approved Dealers for Honda ATV, Kawasaki Mules and Logic Equipment Sales (New & Used) - Keith Robertson - 07920 747 057 Service - Robbie Robson - 07918 558 180

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Contact a member of our sales team: Ian Chalmers: Allan White: William Smith: Graham Scott:

Grass Machinery Haddington 01620 823171

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Kinross 01577 865733 Deutz-Fahr 6, 7 and the new 8280 TTV series available now with 5 years / 5000 hour manufacturers warranty. Finance available based on 50% of retail: 1 + 4 at 0% 4 + 44 at 0% 1 + 6 annual payments at 1% 6 + 66 monthly payments at 1% Contact Ian Chalmers for more information and details.

SECOND HAND Machinery For Sale ● Kverneland 853 bedder / shredder, 2014 machine. Contact Graham Scott for information. ● Case trailed sprayer, 2200lts 21m, £4250 self trac steering ● Toyota pick up, 2016, 51000 miles, very clean ● Amazone 3m AD box drill, 24 discs 580 wedge ring roller c/w Amazone power harrow ● Amazone ZA-M 3600 ultra profis hydro fert spreader with Amatron screen, GPS switch activated ● Kubota M4072 c/w loader, 450 hrs, very clean tractor ● Överum 5 furrow plough, DX / V-Flex transport combi wheel £9,500 ● Murray two plus, two bale handler ● Vicon RV 4216 baler, ISOBUS c/w control box ● SK STIG 6.3 m hydraulic folding rollers c/w shatta boards ● Vogel and Noot 5F hydraulic vari width, 2013 with new moleboards and landsides ● Kverneland ES100/200 5F hydraulic vari width, 28 body, knock on points 2009 ● Rabe 5F slatted boards, 100 clearance, combi wheel, hydraulic reset ● Kverneland CLA 11 leg cultivator, depth control wheel, spring reset good metal ● Twose 6.7m vertical folding roller with 500 rings ● Selection of fertiliser spreaders coming soon! Contact us.

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Kubota balers available now! Contact us for more information.

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Calibrate 6.2mW Agri-Business Heat / Chill System for 3D Transport / WL Douglas & Sons We have just completed our largest heat / chill installation to date for West Ancroft Farm in the Scottish Borders This is the second installation with the business and provides a massive 7mW of capacity to dry 30,000 tonnes of grain at a time The original system was a first-of-its kind to simultaneously provide heating and chilling.

The Project With almost 20 years designing and installing heat pumps, the Calibrate team put together a plan for West Ancroft Farm to pre-heat the air onto the burners at 45°C, whilst also using the free chilling to cool down the products to 8 – 12°C below ambient prior to storage. The new pump heats and humidifies the air before it is passed through the grain and grass on the drying floor, whilst the chilling by-product is used to dehumidify air onto the drying system, chill the produce post-drying and aids overall efficiency of the system. Calibrate’s innovative cloud-based controller remotely manages the full process from a smart device allowing the client a ‘hands off’ approach. The Figures • A 3-5 year payback on the 20 year RHI scheme • 45°C at 400% heating efficiency • 1°C at 325% chilling efficiency • Total energy efficiency of 725%

Come and find out more at our open day event!

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“When we made the decision to invest in heat pump technology, we looked at various companies who offered this service, we narrowed these companies down to Calibrate due to their professional approach and because they were able to carry out the full bespoke design, installation and also support the system with a comprehensive long term maintenance agreement. We were not disappointed with Calibrate and would highly recommend them.” Ian Douglas WL Douglas & Sons West Ancroft Farm

JULY 2021


OPEN DAY EVENT Thursday 24th June 2021 10am – 2pm Tours & Talks Meet the Team Refreshments provided West Ancroft Farm, Berwick TD15 2TD what3words: ///yield.vast.collide Find out more about: • Our 6.2mW heat / chill system at West Ancroft • Our product range: - Combined Heat & Power (CHP) - Ground Source Heat Pumps - Belt Dryers If you are a high energy-use business, this event is aimed at you! To book your place, please RSVP to cate@calibrateltd.co.uk or scan the QR code

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For more information contact: North and Scotland representative: jack@calibrateltd.co.uk / 07719 330 616 South and Wales representative: kevin@calibrateltd.co.uk / 07367 070 271

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All formulas and calculations are derived from industry suppliers and MCS guidelines, it is advisable to have the calculations and formulas checked by a certified mechanical engineer, and as such, Calibrate Inc. ltd (Company # 08277206) will not be held liable for any incorrect formulas or calculations or any accidental misrepresentation. The current OFGEM guidelines give until March 2023 to install your Ground Source Heat Pump (GSHP) with your guaranteed tariff. However, OFGEM has indicated that clients will be able to apply for an extension to enable the installation to be completed by March 2023.

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SIMPLY ADVANCED

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Sales | Service | Parts G. Marshall Tractors Ltd Charlesfield Industrial Estate St. Boswells Roxburghshire TD6 0HH

George Marshall David Watson

Tel: 07703 535222 Tel: 07772 539104

THE NEW AXIAL-FLOW® 250 SERIES WITH AFS HARVEST COMMAND™ David Marshall Tel: 07929 167819

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EX-DEMO 9250 W 35FT HEADER £375,000+VAT

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Finance is subject to terms and conditions. Available to business users only. Finance is provided by JCB finance. G Marshall Tractors are the introducer only and cannot provide advice. All finance quoted is subject to availability. Additional fees may apply.

David Marshall: 07929 167819 | David Watson: 07772 539104 | George Marshall: 07703 535222 | Ross Palmer: 07823 684331

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15.50 - 15.60 - 15.70 batwing mowers The choice is yours!

Heavy duty across the range • Built with high strength steel for durability with 3 duty classes • Woods legendary cut quality with fully baffled deck to ensure excellent distribution of cut material 15.50 - 15.60 - 15.70 batwing mowers

• Deep deck technology for longer material • Choice of suspension system and wheel configuration • Unrivalled 6-year gearbox warranty including seals

Simon Richard Ltd, Crown Tailrig, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick, TD9 8RA Tel: 01450 860774 Fax: 01450 860772 mail@simon-richard.co.uk www.simon-richard.co.uk

Flails for the cutting edge • Front - rear - side or offset for tractors 10hp - 400hp • Mulchsysteme gives proven control of pests and weeds while stimulating healthy crop and pasture growth

Simon Richard Ltd, Crown Tailrig, Bonchester Bridge, Hawick, TD9 8RA Tel: 01450 860774 Fax: 01450 860772 mail@simon-richard.co.uk www.simon-richard.co.uk

Finest quality fencing materials with excellent service • Choice of Scanpole creosoted 40 year service life, 15 year guaranteed UC4 or tanalised timber products • Tornado net & wire • Ritchies and timber gates • Posts (square and round), rails, boards, battens, etc • Postcrete, fixings and sundries Available for collection or delivery

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01968 660 698 info@treelinescotland.com www.treelinescotland.com

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• Forestry machinery sales • Design and implementation of new woodland planting • Timber harvesting with strong returns

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An attractive and highly productive stock farm with diverse income streams in the heart of the Scottish Borders

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Ashkirk | Selkirkshire | TD7 4PA An attractive family farmhouse with 3 reception rooms, 5 bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms (2 ensuite), kitchen/breakfast room 2 holiday cottages A range of traditional and modern farm buildings Land including 355.19 acres permanent pasture and 48.85 acres woodland Floodlit golf driving range with ten covered bays – 19.8 acres Rough shooting with scope to create a small shoot In all about 456.21 Acres (184.66 Hectares) For sale as a whole or in 3 lots Offers over £2,400,000

Please contact Tom Stewart-Moore or James Denne

KnightFrank.co.uk Tom Stewart-Moore 0131 222 9600 tom.stewart-moore@knightfrank.com

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The GO Operations Center was designed for all farmers. Cut set-up times in the field by up to 90%! AutoPath automatically creates guidance lines for your entire field from actual planted rows, eliminating crop damage. You can add all your completed work jobs directly in our app, where it’s securely stored in one place and easily accessible from any device at any time. Directly import documentation-data from Claas, Case IH, New Holland, Fendt Vario, CCI or Kverneland terminals and view it all conveniently in one single location. Thanks to the DataConnect common standard you can now view real-time data for Case, Claas, New Holland and Steyr machines in the John Deere Operations Center.

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TRACTORS

John Deere 6110MC, 2014 John Deere 6115M, 2013 John Deere 6115R, 2013 John Deere 6140M, 2014 John Deere 6150R, 2015 John Deere 6150R ,2013 Choice John Deere 6150R ,2014 John Deere 6150R, choice 2013/14 John Deere 6155R, 2018 John Deere 6155R, 2019 John Deere 6175R, choice 2016/17 John Deere 6175R, 2016 John Deere 6195R, choice 2015/17 John Deere 6210R, 2012

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If you’re planning to change your baler anytime soon, give us a shout, we’d like to show you why we think you should consider a John Deere

You want a baler that will make a difference in your business. That’s why John Deere build theirs based on insights gathered from hundreds of farmers and contractors worldwide. You need the baler that’s just right for what you do. Every single one their machines represents the uncompromising standards of quality and reliability that make them a John Deere. Let us help you choose the one that’s perfect for you. 30

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CROP CARE

John Deere 832 Trailed Sprayer Amazone Z-AM spreader Cleanacres trailed sprayer 36m booms Gamma Auto 800 mounted sprayer KRM EX1600S spreader KRM L2 spreader KRM M2W Trend spreader

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Kuhn Euromix 2 1460 choice Kuhn Euromix 1270 mixer Kuhn 5060 Bedder/Feeder Jarmet salt spreader JF VM10B mixer wagon Logic Electric Multi Feeder Logic LM570 Snacker Lynx Front Weigh 1400kg Quicke Sheargrab SG125 Stocks Fan Jet MK4 Standen 400/200 Bedformer Sutton 7’6” bucket with hydraulic brush Watson 10ft Flat Roller

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Kuhn HR3502D power Harrow Kuhn Espro 4000 grain drill Kuhn VM123 5f plough, vari-width Amazone KG4000 Power Harrow Browns 3 leg subsoiler Front Press 1.5m working width Horsch Pronto 6DC Kverneland Press arm Moore Unidril 32S Simba 4.6m Press Standen 400/200 Subsoiler 5 leg Vaderstad Carrier 650

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John Deere 750A Drill 

Precise seed placement in all conditions

Highest work-rates offering outstanding area output

Lower labour and fuel costs for increased profit

Reliable working performance even with large amounts of residue

Exact depth control for even crop emergence

Advanced operator information systems

Optional satellite-supported guidance

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With three tank sizes from 2400 to 4000 litres and double or triple fold booms from 18 to 30 metres, there's an M700 or M700i to fit your farming operation.

With the new R700i, you now have the productivity boosting premium features of larger models in a compact format. With the PowrSpray wet system.

High performance, maximum uptime and lowest possible operating costs – that’s what you should be looking for in your new machinery and that’s exactly what you get with the M900/M900i Series sprayer.

The R900i is all about higher productivity and lower costs per hectare. To get there we optimised every step from job planning and filling to transport and spraying, right through to rinsing and chemical residue management.

The R4140i and R4150i are packed with the latest technologies for maximum productivity and efficiency. Experience the performance, versatility and speed of our new spraying champions from their spacious new comfort cab.

Mazzotti are owned by John Deere and have just launched this new version 3580HP c/w JD cab, GPS technology, and also sharing a host of components from the high spec John Deere range.

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APPROVED CONTRACTOR

Lower Mansfield Road, Hawick, TD9 8AW We let our work do the talking! All customers welcome to visit any of our jobs. We are a local company which undertake all aspects of surfacing works. With a background in civil engineering we have all the knowledge and experience to carry out any job no matter how big or small.

Bee Edge Farm, Coldingham

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ALL WORK GUARANTEED FOR 15 YEARS!

Kennetsidehead Farm, Kelso

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- CAR PARKS

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Contact us today for FREE advice and quotation.

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES GARY RENWICK WATTY DUGUID MOTOR ENGINEER

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

AGRICULTURAL CONTRACTOR MULCHING SPECIALIST

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

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

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

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

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES

BRYCE GROUNDWORKS • • • •

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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

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

Close row spacing (one pass seeding can be made into grass/cereal stubble or conventional seedbed Places small seed in direct contact with the soil at the correct depth Reduced Poaching

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On Our Farm

June 9th 2021 Hugo Lee farms in partnership with his father, Guy, at Sandystones, near St Boswells. Arable crops of wheat, oilseed rape, malting barley, oats and rye are grown, 400 Angus cattle are finished annually, 6000 organic hens produce eggs for Waitrose and 14,000 organic point of lay pullets reared each year. The country has suddenly exploded into life and everyone is completely flat out. Joiners, electricians, groundwork specialists and machinery dealers to name a few have never experienced such high levels of demand for their services. The Coronavirus and Brexit has created the perfect storm which has seen raw materials prices double over the past few months and huge delays on machinery orders. Who would be mad enough to start building a tree house now?! The farm is looking really well after the recent spell of warm sunny weather. First cut silage was picked up on Monday, quality was good and yields were very pleasing. Despite the very cold late spring the silage was cut on the same week as last year. The grass growth over the last few weeks has been phenomenal, Mother Nature really is amazing. Once again we have direct drilled our AECS green manure fields. Conditions this year were ideal with a warm seedbed and plenty of moisture. The crop should have flown out of the ground if it wasn’t being Glorious weather for first cut silage hammered by crows! If conditions allow I hope to direct drill one of the lighter fields with winter wheat this autumn. Mid is currently crushing stone for some more hen tracks. We did half of the tracks last year and what a difference they made over the winter. We have saved ourselves at least half an hour each day through the winter and also massively reduced our repair bills. We were continually getting stuck trying to pull the 750kg feeder to the sheds with the mule and the build-up of mud in the brakes led to costly repairs. The new tracks have also allowed us to feed with a hopper mounted on the front of our new loader which will make the feeding a more efficient operation. It was great to have my sister and brother in law to stay for the bank holiday weekend. Our children get on very well with their cousins especially after spending the first lockdown together. Our garden is on a steep slope, perfect for the ‘slippy slide’. Posy our youngest is fearless and is the Sandystones World Slippy Slide Champion holding both the Mid crushing stone for hen tracks highest speed record and longest slide. She is like an absolute bullet as she flies down head first! We are very fortunate to have over 1.5 miles of the Ale river flow through the farm. It is a great place to swim in the summer with plenty of deep pools. This year we got a small dingy for the children. They had an amazing time ‘white water rafting’ down the river with their cousins. Charlie my brother in law followed closely behind on the tractor inner tube safety boat. Although he struggled a little bit as he continually ran aground! White water rafting down the Ale Hopefully this dry spell continues and everyone gets their first cut in before the weather breaks.

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CONTRACTORS SERVICES R & S Nixon & Co

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Talking........Organic

June 9th 2021

Simon Bainbridge farms in partnership with his wife Claire and his parents, Ivan and Elisabeth in Northumberland. They run suckler beef, sheep and laying hen enterprises across 650 ha of mainly SDA and moorland organically. It has been very satisfying this week to supply a fellow farmer and ex-work colleague of Claire’s with some high health status Black Baldy bulling heifers. They had been pelvic measured, weighed and also scored for temperament whilst in the crush. They also received their BVD and Leptospirosis vaccine. Very few didn’t make the grade and our customer had the pick of the group and the remainder will be bulled ourselves. We wish them all the very best with their purchase. Our bulls have been semen tested and all except one have passed with flying colours. Whilst the one has still passed, albeit borderline, he will be swapped after 3 weeks and only go to a limited number of cows first cycle. The hens are treading water at present. Production across the board is good, despite some health challenges, however with such high feed prices and static egg prices they’re washing their face, just. Silage will be taken later than usual. Growth is tremendous at present, however silage fields were cleared later than usual due to the late spring. To be fair we are all looking forward to some breathing space in June, arguably the best month of the year. We have never seen or heard as many Curlews as this year. It is wonderful whilst waking in the morning or checking the stock or just sitting in the garden having a cup of tea to hear their distinctive call amongst the other birdsong. Personally, I believe that these celebrity wildlife experts need to visit a broader spectrum of farms before they impart their opinion. It was interesting to hear Chris Packham talking the other evening about horses chewing the cud… I’m really not sure of his expert status now. Looking at the supply and prices of cement, steel, timber etc we are pleased to have made the investments we have. I am afraid the cheque-book is very much closed for the short to mid-term future. To be fair we have run out of cheques! One thing I took from being a monitor farm was some advice from one of the steering group, of how important family holidays were, particularly whilst the children were young. Both of ours were born during the monitor farm experience. So, as well as investing in our lake for wild swimming, kayaking etc for fun at home, we have bought a caravan to go and visit friends and family this summer whilst remaining at a safe distance. Claire is a little undecided, but the children and I are loving it! 42

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Talking........New Zealand

June 7th 2021 Ian Mackenzie is an arable and dairy farmer from the Canterbury Plain in the South Island of New Zealand. He runs a number of fully irrigated intensive cropping farms, producing grain, vegetable and grass seeds with some stock finishing. The winter started full of promise. Dry mild weather and great ground conditions for drilling wheat and grazing cows and lambs. We even managed to get a weekend away with the Jockey and his wife Janey. They have a high country sheep and cattle station in the mountains sort of behind Mt. Cook. It is spectacularly glorious country but not without its problems as the world’s favourite prime minister keeps passing laws to erode their ability to run stock on this country. We justified our investment in electric powered assistance on our bicycles by riding for miles up the gully for a picnic, slept too long in the winter sun and needed a lot of amber anti-freeze to warm up once we got back to the house. It was a lovely weekend. Thank heavens they’re electric bikes We then had to go up to the Wairarapa for a Nuffield farming conference. These conferences are always stimulating as the next draft of young scholars present their opinions on how to save the world. The older scholars then discuss the brilliant insights and naivety of the young. I was slightly disconcerted when it dawned on me that I am no longer young, naïve and brilliant, but just old! While still at the conference a rain storm hit Canterbury with something like 500mls of rain falling over a 48 hour period. Bridges were washed away, flood banks burst, roads blocked and flood waters covered the entire plains. The main road bridge across the Ashburton river was damaged and that forced the closure of the main road south. With multiple bridge wash outs up country the South Island was cut in half for a few days. We couldn’t get home until we managed to slip past a police road block and navigate our way home over some dodgy roads and tracks. We were very grateful to find we had missed the worst of the flood damage and the boys had everything under control. Others were not so fortunate and there is a huge task ahead to restore the worst hit farms and homes A dramatic end to the drought to some sort of function. Luckily no one was killed although there were a few near misses with cars washed off roads and some very brave rescues in atrocious circumstances. A hard nosed hill country farmer who used to terrorise me on the rugby field, (he used to play flanker and he’d come off the scrum and smash me in flying springbok style tackles under my rib cage every bloody game whether I had the ball or not!) found himself washed down a river in his truck on the way back from the pub. He rang for assistance and was rescued by a helicopter from his nearly fully submerged truck several miles downstream, still in his seatbelt and still drinking! We will provide the complete In my role as a councillor (and chair of the catchment service for all your steel framed committee) I have been trying to get around the worst building requirements affected farms to assess what is needed for recovery and • Straw Sheds • Stable Blocks then find the funds from council and central government to • Riding Arenas • Muck Middens assist. I think our world’s favourite prime minister may have • Grain Stores • Silage pits lost this electorate when • Stock Buildings • Building Works • Planning Applications she decided this week • Building Warrants to give a $685m grant to Auckland to build Call now for a a bridge for bicycles free and competitive and only $500k to quote Ashburton to fix flood Amble Industrial Estate, Amble, Northumberland, NE65 OPE damage; deemed a little insensitive even for her. Tel: (01665) 710746

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

June 2021

Energy Development Surge, Derek Bathgate, Lead Director for Energy

The Energy sector is buoyant. Developers are hungry to acquire land rights to enable energy projects of various types across Scotland and Northern England. Wind and solar farms, energy storage and grid balancing sites are the headline developments on the menu and there is a plethora of development companies seeking to invest in this growth sector. This appetite represents a significant opportunity for landowners to use their property assets to generate cash from rental income or sale capital.

D&R is fielding enquiries from developers looking for land suitable for siting energy generating, storage or transmission apparatus, be they turbines, panels, batteries, fly wheels, electronic vehicle charging points, etc. In brief, here are the main opportunities and their key requirements: Solar Farm • Broad range of land size options depending on where electricity is exported: • A few acres next to a major electricity consumer (factory, cold storage, etc) • Over 50ac for exporting to national grid • Electricity grid access capacity closeby, or adjacent to a major consumer of electricity

• Land south facing or relatively flat and not overshadowed by hills, trees, tall buildings, etc. Wind Farm • Over 500ac of bare land • Clear of residential property and environmental designations • Electricity grid access and capacity relatively close-by

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Energy Storage/Grid Balancing Sites • A few acres of bare land • Electricity grid access close-by i.e., land within sight of a national grid substation • Located near large centres of population

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June 7th 2021 Will Howe is an arable farmer from Sleaford, Lincolnshire. The soils are predominantly heavy. There is 365ha of cropping including winter wheat, spring beans, spring oats and the introduction of grass leys used to rear Native Dairy X calves. He also manages a contracting business Thorpe Farming Ltd. Dare I say that things on the farm look reasonable? The rain came just in time for the winter wheat and sparked the most amazing flush of weeds. I have never seen wild oats like it on this farm and the amount of charlock poking its head through the canopy makes me think trying to grow oilseed rape again this year would be foolish. I am pleased to say that the farm looks exceptionally clean of blackgrass, especially when some fields in the locality are used for comparison but there is still an annoying background population which just will not be shifted. I fear this is something I will just have to live with and a rotation incorporating significant areas of spring cropping is here to stay. With all the recent agronomy recommendations including weed control, I up the water rate from my standard 100ltrs/ha to 200 ltrs/ha. This just seems so slow and is not helped by agronomists having No shortage of grass… slightly different ways of doing things culminating in an unnecessary amount of tank washes. Unfortunately, my spring bean/spring oat intercrop is now only an oat crop. The plan had been to tine weed the field during May, as there are no chemical options. With hardly a dry day this was not done and the levels of cleavers and hedge mustard were just too high. A contractor did come at the first available opportunity, but his initial run confirmed my fears that the weeds were too well developed, although it did a good job on the newly emerged weeds. The grass growth has been exceptional in the last month. Whether this is solely because they are new leys, or also in part down to the fact the grass had not grown for the preceding month I do not know. What is clear is I need to manage it better! Having already cut 16% for silage, I have shut up a further 33% for silage now and the cattle are still walking into pasture each day as high as their bellies… I really do not want to be making anymore silage as it seems an expensive hobby! It was little surprise to see the that new season fertiliser prices have risen substantially. All the input suppliers have an Excel gross margin spreadsheet, so simple in design it was written by a 10yr old child, which has a blank cell next to the input in question. The data for projected yields and prices are entered to produce a gross margin and then the said 10yr old tinkers about with the box in question until a reasonable gross margin figure is produced. Thereby ensuring that farmers make enough to stay in business and even perhaps have the odd holiday; but never enough that they can afford to buy 3yrs worth of inputs at once, or store 2yrs worth of grain when prices are low. This would distort the balance of Finally found a use for the power in the supply chain way too much. farm workshop!

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Life seems stuck in limbo, the fear is June 21 will come and go with no apparent easing of restrictions. We have been asked to a wedding (which can’t have a limit on numbers if we made the cut!) in mid July. We have booked accommodation, I am sure the caterers and all the other organisations involved in outside events will be tearing their hair out wanting to know whether the day will go ahead as planned. In September Guy Lee we have booked a bicycling holiday in Greece, which is currently amber which means a covid test before returning to Scotland, 10 days isolation and 2 covid tests costing £170 on day 2 and 8. For two of us we will spend almost £500 on tests despite the fact that we are both double vaccinated which Greece accepts as approved covid status Family fun on the Eildons but the UK does not!? And then for Christmas we have planned a family get together in a red list country, the current rules mean 14 days in a hotel on return at a cost of just under £2000 each. I fear we may have been premature in assuming all restrictions would be lifted by the end of the year. In February, December seemed a long way off but by July you suddenly realise that things might not change as one had hoped. With foreign travel being effectively prohibited it has put huge strain on the tourism resources here. There is a noticeable larger volume of traffic on the road and accommodation is hard to come by. We are so fortunate to be living in such an attractive part of the country. On Sunday we walked up the Eildons with Hugo and Jess, their three children all on ponies, and 4 dogs. The views were magnificent and really made Dying ash one appreciate our surroundings. The only sadness is the amount of dead and dying ash trees. Everywhere one looks the eye catches a tree that is on the way out. The Ash is certainly not my favourite as it is slow to come into leaf and the first to lose its foliage but it is an iconic tree of the British countryside, self-seeding in many cases especially along river banks and inaccessible locations which make felling and removing the timber a difficult task. I fear that over the next few years we will have a lot of trees to take out. Heavy duty 10ft track leveller Last month we took delivery of an Oxdale grader, we originally saw this very simple machine at Agriscot a few years ago and always thought it would be ideal to level our £90 tracks. It was this winter, when the potholes to the hen sheds per were so bad that we made the decision to buy one although day we had never seen one working. It is the most simple and effective bit of kit and has made a very rough road into, not quite a motorway, but definitely a lot more comfortable to travel on and reduces the risk of scrambled eggs! A hydraulic top link is essential to control the amount of material being moved. It can be used on all sorts of surfaces from roads to fields. 07759 530013 / 07703 571291 st

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June 2021 Kay Wilson – Lennox of Lomond, Shemore & Shantron Farm, Luss Along with my husband Dougie and parents Anne and Bobby Lennox we run our 4000ac Hill Farm on Loch Lomondside. Our family have been tenants at Shantron and Shemore Farm since the 1750’s, and I am now the 11th generation to farm here. We run 1100 Blackface breeding ewes and 25 suckler cows. We have been using genetic recording on our sheep to improve our product since the 1980’s. We are a closed flock producing our own replacements and rams. Our sheep are also the direct descendant of the original sheep introduced to our Glen 270 years ago. Welcoming visitors to the farm has always been a huge part of our farming life as my grandfather Robbie Lennox ran farm tours for industry professionals, students and schools. Continuing with this trend my father Bobby welcomed similar visitors to the farm and began working on school tours with RHET. In 2011 we opened up our lambing sheds for charity fund raisers for our local Sailing club. Over the 8 years this became a very popular event and it grew bigger each year. It was clear that what we offered was really unique and decided in 2019 to commercialise our farm tours and open up a range of farm experiences. We have also been offering self-catering and bed and breakfast accommodation since the 70’s and in 2020 we opened up our first two Luxury Bonnie Barns. Designed and built here in the lambing shed (when there are no sheep in there) by my husband Dougie who has been a boat builder for 20 years. It’s been a huge family effort as like all farmers we like to do most of the work, but we recognise that sometimes it’s important to spend money on professionals to do certain jobs. Our Bonnie Barns are an adults only retreat with a large ensuite, fully fitted kitchen, king sized bed, private deck and a 2 person hot tub. Opening in September 2020 we were delighted to be full for the first 6 weeks and then unfortunately closed again due to restriction in November. However it gave us the confidence that we have a great unique product and continue to build our 3rd Barn and have permission to have up to 10 on our site. We became the Scottish Enterprise West Monitor Farmers in 2019 and were introduced to a wonderful group of likeminded and inspiring people. Continuing to work through Covid restriction we met weekly online to support each other as our Agritourism businesses were all closed. For many farms these provide a huge, if not the main income, more so than the farming element. From this place Scottish Agritourism and Go Rural (which is the consumer facing brand) were born and formalised as a sector in June 2020. We are incredibly proud to be part of this sector and help support other farmers grow their diversification and help those who are just starting their journey into Scottish Agritourism. I am one of the destination leaders for Argyll and the Isles and am looking forward to getting out on the road over the next year to meet and visit farms from this region. Our website is www.lennoxoflomond.com you can also find us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @lennoxoflomond 54

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June 7th 2021

Tom Pate farms 240ha of arable on a tenanted farm in Angus. Cropping includes wheat, spring barley, rye and 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 the 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. When potatoes are still being planted in Angus in June, it’s certainly an indicator of a late spring. Both 2012 and 2014 were later planting seasons but 2021 has trumped both of these. With cold dry soils in April and cold wet soils in May, even the early planted potatoes haven’t done much until the heat of early June. My dad can recall 1980 when potatoes were still being planted during the Highland Show week. Obviously missing the Highland Show has seared 1980 into his memory. There was a mad scramble in the first few days of June, when conditions allowed, to get herbicides onto earlier planted spud land before emergence but most fields needed a good few drying days before allowing a sprayer anywhere near them. Winter a distant memory There’s been a bit of debate about how late spring has been, but I think that’s been settled by our family friends the Forsters at Peacehill. Their pet tortoise, Patrick, finally appeared from hibernation on the 26th of May a full three weeks later than normal. In future I will be tracking Patrick’s movements and only once he emerges from his winter slumbers will I even consider turning livestock out. Actually, sleeping through lockdown and winter 2021 was a very sensible plan Patrick. A huge relief to get all deer out onto grass and seeing them enjoy a fresh bite. On a fine June day watching the deer with sun on their backs, the drudgery of the winter is almost forgotten. Hinds started calving 21st May and are quietly getting on with it with little to no human intervention. With calves hidden away in longer cover it is impossible to know how many have been born and only once they are a bit older can I even attempt to count them. Moving the hinds is impossible during calving as the chances of leaving a calf behind is too great. Only once the very last hind has calved and the calves are up and about can they be moved. This means set stocking the hinds and hoping the grass holds out Patrick is no fool during this period. Preparations are under way for the arrival of turkey chicks. It seems odd as we reach the longest day of the year to be thinking about Christmas, but such is the life of a turkey farmer. I did get a bit of a shock though when I could not get propane gas canisters for the brooders. Apparently, there is a national shortage of canisters and unless you have empties you just don’t get. After a short panic, thankfully a friend who had spare bottles I could borrow came to the rescue. Disaster averted. The shortages of canisters, timber, metal, cement (apparently rationed due to the demands of HS2), spare parts etc does concern me greatly. We have come to expect everything to be available as and when we want it and when things just aren’t there it is a rude awakening. Covid? Brexit? Suez? Who knows but I hope the supply issues and the resultant price hikes are just a short-term blip and normal service will resume quickly. Until then a bit of forward planning is perhaps required to make sure I have everything I need to keep moving in the busy months ahead.

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HAYMOUNT ABERDEEN ANGUS Quality stock sires for sale directly from farm Private and Virtual viewings catered for Contact Tom Arnott 07787 385 542 or Jack Arnott 07388 558 220

CHAROLAIS BULLS

Good selection of quality bulls ready to work

Bruce Campbell | THRUNTON | 07842 159950

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FARMERS’ CLASSIFIED Huggan

DRYSTONE WALLING SERVICES All Work Undertaken Distance No Object

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

Bothy Book Keeping

Are you struggling with the endless farming records and Book Keeping? General Admin? PAYE, Vat, Invoicing, Month end payments bundling up? Affordable hourly rates that bring value to your business. Call Jacqui 07809 740069 or email Bothybookkeeping@outlook.com for a no obligation quote and more information.

Portequip Ltd

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

0771 2595362

BREED A BETTER SUCKLER From Continental or Native Breeds

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

Fishwick Lord of the Rings

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

16 tonne full spec pro series Supporting My e’5 Doddie grain trailer for harvest hire Nam Foundation

Fishwick Diadem

AR M CO CRASH ARM BARRIERS

PLENTY IN STOCK - SO MANY USES

Independent Livestock Services Foot Trimming & Cattle Clipping Billy Smith 07890 355220

11 feet 6 inches long @ 40kg each

Based just outside Galashiels with option to deliver. Mobile number: 07932 157573

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

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

• 1 - 10 • 11-25 • 26 - 50 • 51-100 • 100+

@ £26 each @ £25 each @ £24 each @ £23 each @ £22 each

Prices are collected and subject to VAT, delivery can be arranged

07759 530 013 07703 571 291 01835 830 507

2 x 10 ton automatic batch grain dryers for sale, Farm Fans AB350, excellent condition, well maintained Also for sale McConnel Topper Rhino 9, in good working order Phone 07768 938470 East Lothian

scottish weed control

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

contact: 01450 377467 or 07799 061067

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SERVICES

AT THE HEART OF COUNTRY MATTERS. From offices throughout the Scottish Borders and Northumberland with a specialist rural and agricultural department, we provide a comprehensive consultancy and management service covering all aspects of rural property.

Specialist departments include: AMC Finance Compulsory Purchase and Compensation Claims Farm & Estate Management Environmental & Subsidies Valuations Landlord & Tenant Property Sales & Purchases

BERWICK Tel: 01289 304432 berwick@edwin-thompson.co.uk GALASHIELS Tel: 01896 751300 galashiels@edwin-thompson.co.uk

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Murray Mats

Ground Protection Mats For Hire

Ground Protection Mats are semi-rigid plastic mats designed to create vehicular access over land, whilst minimising ground damage. Isotrack Ground Protection Mats have so many uses • Utility project crossing your land? Cost should be met by contractor/utility • Parking & turning areas • Pedestrian walkways • Sensitive/fragile ground requiring access over • Access road for forestry harvesting when you don’t want to create a permanent track • Event area - maybe sometime in the future! • Construction project • Engineering works • Emergency access

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Contact Jamie on 07977 132695 jamie@murraylandandbuildings.co.uk

Avoid tracking, scarring and ultimately soil structure damage when utilities cross your land.

Mats are available on short or long term hire: Mats are medium duty and man handleable • 2410mm x 1200m x 12mm • 36kg Capable of taking upto 80t depending on ground conditions beneath. Ground Protection Mats are made from recycled HDPE plastic. Suitable for pedestrian or vehicular use. Hire, delivery & Install service.

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