biofuel

  1. Farm Business RSS

    CBD oil is a multimillion pound industry but UK farmers must destroy their crop

    Written by John Swire In 2010 UK consumers spent £300m on Cannabidiol (CBD) products, which are promoted widely as a legal means to relieve pain, lower inflammation and decrease anxiety without psychoactive effects. However, all CBD oil sold in the UK is imported, as although UK farmers can...
  2. Farm Business RSS

    CBD oil is a multimillion pound industry but UK farmers must destroy their crop

    Written by John Swire In 2010 UK consumers spent £300m on Cannabidiol (CBD) products, which are promoted widely as a legal means to relieve pain, lower inflammation and decrease anxiety without psychoactive effects. However, all CBD oil sold in the UK is imported, as although UK farmers can...
  3. Agriland RSS

    IBERS confirms a strong resurgence in oat production

    Written by Agriland Team Plant breeders at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) in Wales are confirming a growing demand for oats. In turn, this is encouraging the development of new oat varieties, to meet a number of discrete and well defined needs. IBERS is...
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    No Assured Wheat

    Is there a market for Non Assured Wheat or is it just small amounts
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    Wind turbine and cold storage

    I have three new 700t cold stores running October-May but currently without any renewables. Without a feed in tariff, I don't think solar would be suitable for us as the majoirty of our usage is outside of the summer period. Would a wind turbine be better? If so, does anyone have a rough costs...
  6. AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds

    E10 petrol set to launch in September 2021

    A move to E10 could open up a more profitable avenue for bioethanol production increasing in the UK. With one plant currently mothballed and another running on maize, the incentive to move back to wheat (if competitively priced as a feedstock) to increase production is building. So, let’s...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Rollout of E10 biofuel is ‘good news’ for farmers and green agenda – NFU

    Written by William Kellett The National Farmers’ Union (NFU), has responded to the government announcement that the rollout of E10 biofuel will begin from September 2021. E10 is a biofuel made up of 90% regular unleaded fuel and 10% bioethanol. NFU crops board chairman Matt Culley said: “The...
  8. CPM RSS

    Rollout of E10 biofuel good news for farmers and green agenda

    Written by Charlotte Cunningham E10 fuel – an eco-friendly blend of petrol and ethanol that could cut transport CO2 emissions by 750,000t/year – is set to be available by Sept 2021, with the announcement heralded as ‘good news’ for farmers. Charlotte Cunningham reports. Following a consultation...
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    ELM Scheme

    Hello, I have just listened to a podcast featuring a regenerative livestock farming couple, and they were discussing the changes from BPS to the ELM scheme. What are everyone's thoughts on the ELM scheme? Will it make farming fairer? Will it change things for new entrants? Does anyone have any...
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    Entrade, Environmental Offsetting and Trading

    We have been approached through our local FWAG people to see if we are interested in getting involved in this. In a nutshell it would appear that we as farmers would agree to do certain things at the farm level e.g over wintered cover crops, hedge row work, fencing water courses, and various...
  11. Danllan

    UK to join the CPTPP?

    The application to join is being made. Currently the organisation accounts for >13% of world trade and consists of Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. If we succeed in our application to join, the group's proportion of world trade...
  12. Clive

    The Red Tractor ACCS referendum

    The Red Tractor logo or brand does not appear on products that UK cereal growers supply the ingredients for so unquestionably has no value to end consumers of bakery and other cereal products The processors of these products including the likes of Hovis and Warburtons have stated that they have...
  13. johnspeehs

    Soya, whats the right way of it.

    Can anyone explain the right way of soya production? having an argument with someone who says 90% is grown for livestock and only 10% for humans but is the oil not removed from it for human use and what's left is soya as we know it ?
  14. Farmer Fin

    Low carbon marketing

    Is anyone on a contract with “green” credentials for cereals? I.e renewables on their farm taken into account etc. I know it probably makes little difference but could this be a point of differentiation?
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    Alarming aspirations from latest climate report...

    Rather a confronting table from the latest CCC report
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    Announcement Tomorrow on Banning Live Exports and More Restrictions On Domestic Journeys

    Tomorrow there will be an announcement of the start of an eight week consultation on Live exports and all journey times for livestock. While this was flagged up by George "Useless" it is no surprise that another difficult issue is being put into the melting pot with our supposed leaving the EU...
  17. Direct Driller Magazine

    Agricultural Ethics: A Decision Making Tool for Farmers

    Written by Ralph Early ''No one will protect what they don't care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.'' David Attenborough Not so long ago, wildlife in Britain was so much more abundant than it is today. Back in the 1960s, in early summer, one could walk the...
  18. Eden.Agri.AD

    Why the Hate for AD?

    Genuine Question.. Why is there so much hate for AD? Especially from within the Agri community? I'm involved in AD compliance and I do encounter quite a bit of hate about the whole AD industry. All AD plants within the next few years over here in N.I will be operating under a waste management...
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    Fuel tanks. Metal or plastic?

    Whats the best ?im looking to replace a small tank in a residential situation. Bunded metal seems a lot cheaper than the equivalent plastic .Would it have the same life span? I suppose it depends on the thickness of the steel to some degree.? I have a metal tank housed in a shed installed in...
  20. Agriland RSS

    Weather putting uncertainty in grain markets

    Written by Agriland Team The only certainty that market specialists manager Vikki Campbell could give viewers of the Grain Market Outlook conference held by the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is that there is volatility ahead. From weather to politics to the big unknown...
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