• General Forums

    The place to comment on general farming and countryside issues. A friendly area to share ideas, opinions and debate the news. Want to get something off your chest? This is the place...

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    Tuesday 7 July 2015 at 11:34

    A place to compare notes with other technically-minded farmers and air your grievances (and praise) for particular machines. Hear the latest machinery news and pick up helpful tips from other users.

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    Tuesday 7 July 2015 at 11:41

    Feeding, breeding, housing and prices - you'll find it all here. This is the place to be if you feel strongly about an animal issue or have a question you want an answer or opinion on.

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    Saturday 4 July 2015 at 14:08

    For all things arable – this is the place to share ideas, opinions and debate technical cropping issues. Your chance to discuss cultivations, sprays, fertilisers, yields, crop prices and markets.

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    Topics for the younger countryside dweller, including Young Farmers Clubs, ag colleges, harvest jobs - and how to get that first vital step on the farming ladder.

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    Thursday 2 July 2015 at 21:11
    From biomass boilers and bioethanol to wind turbines and solar PV, farm energy is a hot topic. But what are the opportunities and pitfalls in this rapidly developing sector? Share your experiences, problems and solutions here.

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    Thursday 28 May 2015 at 10:40

    An active forum for practical poultry and egg producers to comment on husbandry, business and retail. From the chick to the checkout, share your views.

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    Sunday 14 June 2015 at 07:36
    For posts that are completely off the topic of farming. A place for some fun and trivia.

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    Friday 26 June 2015 at 15:52
    Help, rules and admin
    Having problems? Stuck? Need help? This is the place to come. Also this is where we put the bossy stuff like rules and the legal nitty gritty.
    Here are some answers to some Frequently Asked Questions about how to use FWiSpace.

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    Wednesday 24 June 2015 at 16:23

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    Specialist Forums
    This area is for specialist forums on a defined subject
    The Future of Farming Week will run from 16-22 March and is a initiative, cordinated by LEAF, designed to encourage farmers to adopt Integrated Farm Management Techniques.

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    This area will be led by farmers who are part of the Sigma Team, but is open to all growers to discuss the growing of oilseed rape including establishment techniques, varieties and inputs

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    Friday 12 April 2013 at 12:05
    If you are unfortunate enough to have something stolen then act fast and post the details of the theft on FWi. Our users can then keep their eyes peeled and report back if the missing goods crop up anywhere.

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    Sunday 3 August 2014 at 17:59
    Ag students - if you want your fellow forum users to help you with a questionnaire or survey, this is the place to post it.

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    Archived threads
    This area where forums that have run their course - and aren't generating any more discussion - will live. They will be available to read and if they become hot topics again we may move them into the main forum section.
    Are you submitting your single payment scheme forms electronically in 2009? What thoughts do you have about electronic submission? Were you in the Farmplan trial group for electronic submission of SP5 forms last year? What were your thoughts and how does the electronic submission process compare to the paper process?

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    This area of the forum is for old forum groups and threads. They are be available to read and if they become hot topics again we may move them into the main forum section.

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    Wednesday 19 November 2008 at 10:35
    Discussion around the 2010 general election

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    Sunday 16 November 2014 at 19:16