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Jaymac - first of all, welcome to the forum! I'm afraid that most of us here in the U.S. would be hard pressed to advise you on Scottish agriculture. We do have some members located in France and (I believe) Scotland so perhaps they will read this and chime in.
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Don't know to much about peat either but,this should be interseting.Maybe I"ll learn something.I'd love to go to Ireland and Scottland.I think I'd better get a job first. Kevin
47 CUB[Krusty] 49 CUB[Ollie] 50 H-- PLOWS DISCS MOWERS AND lots more stuff!!Life is to short -Have fun now cause ya ain't gonna be here long!!!!
Welcome to the Cub forum.
What part of Scotland do you live and own land in? Perhaps you could add your location to your profile.
MD, Deep Creek Lake
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1977 International Cub w/FH
1978 International Cub
1948 Farmall Super A
1951 Farmall Super C w/FH
I am going to keep pigs, chickens and grow all my own veg not to sure what else to do but i am allways looking for ideas. I will update my profile and is there a UK forum that any one knows of.
When a question like your comes up from the US, the suggestion usually is made to check with the local agricultural extension service. Maybe the Scottish Ministry of Agriculture can provide some help.
I have a friend that comes from Wales and he says people used to bury thier dead in the bogs,that it would preserve the bodies like mummies.He also said some bogs are about the thickness of a mattress and float on water,so be careful.He says he never remembers anyone groing anything in them,just cutting peet for fuel or mulch and packing materials. Mike
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work! "
In Maine we would try Blue Berries. I don't know if that is a big crop there, but I bet they or Cranberries or several other lowland type crops would do well. If not many people grow them it would be great produce to introduce.
Welcome Grear to hear about your farming there. Do you have any tractors? If so what are they?
22 mower 5', grader blade, 189 two way moldboard plow, cultivators ,danco C2 mower,1961 Comet, 1984 BMW 318i
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My sister and brother in law live in Scotland, but are in Africa for a couple of years... I could swing by and talk Cubs if I ever get over there.
I would say be careful on the dang hillsides, don't want any tractor tipping stories.
1971 Cub (Rufus) 1950 Cub (Cathy) 1965 Lo Boy Fast Hitch (Nameless III) 1970 Cub 1000 Loader & Fast Hitch (Lee)
Honeybees would be my pick for your farm in Scotland. Here is a link for the beekeepers association.
1956 Farmall Cub,1952 Cub Hi Crop, 1959 Case 420b, 1960 Case 530ck Backhoe
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