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New slurry tank range supported  by grants
Slurry experts Tramspread have launched a new range of slurry tanks – to be used in addition to existing storage, to reduce the need for major investments as farms try to meet the government’s six-month storage target. “For farms that need to extend storage to manage over winter, these tanks are cost-effective... Read more
New spreader range set for LAMMA launch
Muck-spreading specialists GT Bunning & Sons will launch a new range of machines at this month’s LAMMA event – held on 17-18 January at the Birmingham NEC. The new 120 Compact Narrow HBD spreader will be on the stand and is part of Bunning’s new Lowlander Narrow range. It... Read more
Test soil and slurry to achieve better maize in 2024
Maize growers wanting to get the most from slurry and manure are being advised to manage applications very carefully this winter. Wet autumn conditions followed by rain during December and the ongoing decline in phosphate and potash applications over recent years mean soil indices are suffering, says NRM agronomy... Read more
How inoculants can improve slurry management
A new inoculant can help farmers improve slurry management – reducing the need for bought-in fertilisers. Researchers shortlisted almost 30 different strains of bugs and fungi to see whether they could reduce crust formation on slurry stores. To identify the best one, they then tested five of the most... Read more
Defra launches £74m grants package for better slurry management
Farmers looking to upgrade slurry management systems are invited to apply for a further £74m in grant funding, The second round of the Slurry Infrastructure Grant is the latest tranche of £200m being invested by Defra to tackle agricultural pollution from livestock waste as the government seeks to secure... Read more