In this episode, farmers and tractor drivers and reporting problems with blocked fuel filters after taking delivery of red diesel.
The problem is affecting farmers in Scotland and East Anglia – and costing businesses thousands of pounds in replacement parts.
The government says it is doing all it can to resolve a shortage of labour in the dairy sector – but is it really enough to help farmers?
On the markets, is the lamb bubble about to burst?
Do farm rents need to fall to reflect the forthcoming phase-out of direct payments – we talk to an expert in Contract Farming Agreements.
And how a schoolteacher hopes to secure a new lease of life for an old piece of farm equipment – a Victorian seed barrow.
CF Fertilisers is the UK’s only manufacturer of Ammonium Nitrate, 34.5% N fertiliser ‘Nitram’. Its iconic blue bags have been a staple of British agriculture for over 50 years. Its signature product Nitram sits alongside an extensive range of superior quality AN-based True Granular Compounds, with combination of N, P, K and S to match the needs of UK arable and grassland producers.
You can find out more about Massey Ferguson and the wider AGCO family, here.