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60 - Vol 15 - Issue 4 - Winter 2006
Farm of the Future. We feature a farm that's been creating economic quantities of energy for nearly 20 years! Bio-gas production from cow slurry is used to heat two houses and generate electricity using a diesel engine modified to run on a gas/diesel mix. Find out the details in this issue of Farm Ideas. Also - a milking routine that has reliably cut cell counts and mastitis in a UK dairy herd.
A Made it Myself dual wheel carrier enables a contractor to tow his duals behind the mounted fertiliser spinner and fit them in the field - saves extra travelling or driving with illegal duals on the main road. This issue has 50 'Made it Myself' items.
* ATV adaptations - throttle modifications; DIY mounted sprayer; link box; yard scraper; drive-over ramp
* Massey Ferguson foot plate modification for comfort and safety
* log splitter made in an afternoon
* tote bag lifting tool
* bracken eradicator
There's a highly important Financial Focus article 'Why farmers should revise their Wills'. "I never realised the consequence of my original will that divided everything equally between my three children," says Peter Littlejohn. "Your article really opened my eyes. Why didn't the solicitor advise me properly?"