Thursday, May 26, 2016

Crops

IpswichGrainTerminal Ongoing volatility creates benefits for grain exports

East Anglia farmers could benefit from grain price spikes, says Ipswich-based grain... 


TimKerr Check residual nitrogen following mild winter, growers told

Preliminary soil nitrogen measurements suggest many farms could be under fertilising... 


RichardOverthrow2013A Attention needed to help cereal crops reach potential

Yield potential of wheat crops looks good at the moment but high disease pressure... 


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Machinery

New Vervaet Hydro Trike arrives in UK

The first of a new generation of Vervaet Hydro Trike self-propelled slurry spreaders... 


Ropa-Panther Two-axle Panther harvester boasts better traction

ROPA’s Panther beet harvester is on general sale in the UK having completed... 


GaspardoPrecisionDrill No front fertiliser tank needed with 8-row maize drill

A new Gaspardo precision drill allows bulk fertiliser, microgranule fertiliser and... 


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News & Business

ADplantBiogas More efficient slurry and manure digestion delivers dividends

Enhanced BioGas Generation (EBG) technology producing 30% more energy from livestock slurry and manure than existing AD could add £75,000/year to the bottom line of a 400-cow dairy herd, say its developers Farmgas Community Partners. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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Growing crops underground using LEDs to simulate sunlight might seem like science-fiction but Cambridgeshire-based G’s Fresh recently invested in an urban farm which does just that. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


PoultryLibraryShot2 CHP ‘starts to take off for poultry farmers’

Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology is proving increasingly popular with poultry producers, says Edge Renewables. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


SolarPV1 On-farm renewable energy ‘still stacks up despite cuts’

Renewable energy still stacks up on farm – despite attracting lower financial incentives and reduced subsidies, says the NFU. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


CHP promises economic power generation for farmers

The government’s 10% reduction in the biogas tariff, which came into force in April, demonstrates the growing popularity of combined heat and power (CHP) as the go-to renewable energy technology for farmers, says Steve Milner, managing director of Earthmill. [Read more of this review]  Read More →


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