1. Surgery

    Ad plants , you can’t make it up

    Local plant produced too much gas and having to burn it off even thou there’s a shortage
  2. Bald Rick

    The Madness of Eco Lunacy

    It really makes me wonder. Consider this .... The Green Power Company has gone bust citing the cost of gas. Yet I have taken this off their website: We are the UK's only supplier of 100% green gas and renewable electricity. Find out more about our ethical, sustainable energy and switch to...
  3. Courier

    Regular Oil Analysis

    Anyone using something similar to this and have you ever acted on the results
  4. LAMMA365

    JCB develops hydrogen combustion engine and outlines plans for the future of propulsion

    With lots of legislative changes coming in the next years and decades regarding the use of fossil, hydrocarbon and polluting fuels, JCB has outlined its views on the future of propulsion. With a range of options under consideration, most exciting and relevant to the agricultural sector is the...
  5. Farm Business RSS

    Forage maize variety selection for the 2022 growing season

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Two new first-choice varieties have been added to the British Society of Plant Breeder’s 2022 Forage Maize Descriptive Lists (DL), published today. The new varieties, Gema from Limagrain and KWS Exelon from KWS, are new entrants onto the DL for...
  6. ImLost

    Off grid power project

    Excuse the quick sketch! (bored at work 🙄) Hopefully the pic helps explain a bit about what I'm trying to achieve. I have a piece of land which is off grid that I'm hoping to rear some calves on. Water isn't so much a problem as I have a well and plenty of rainwater. However, power I have...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Anaerobic digestion an ‘immediate GHG mitigation solution’ – WBA

    Written by Bernie Commins from Agriland The World Biogas Association (WBA) has said that anaerobic digestion (AD) has been ‘dangerously overlooked’ in mitigating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The global trade association for the biogas, landfill gas and AD sectors was responding to the...
  8. Farm Business RSS

    British farming loses passionate plantsman

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business A tragic accident last week (August 4) claimed the life of influential and passionate forage and environmental seeds specialist, Brendan Paul. Trained as a botanist, he counted himself fortunate to have been involved in growing plants throughout his...
  9. CPM RSS

    Machinery masterclass – New Holland T6.180 Methane Power tractor

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF In a world first, New Holland aims to have its T6.180 Methane Power tractor available commercially by 2022. CPM delves into the technical details, as well as talking to one Essex farmer who has been testing the pre-production model. If the world is...
  10. Agriland RSS

    North Devon company fined for pollution that devastated fish population

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The North Devon company that caused a pollution incident leading to a devastating fish kill on the River Mole near South Molton has been fined £2,000 and ordered to pay £9,836 in costs. The company, A J Sing and Son Ltd, of Pillavins Farm, near South...
  11. Barleycorn

    New Self Propelled Forage Harvester for a Farmer?

    We cut 800 to 1000 acres of silage a year. We have plenty of labour, regular and family, and are currently running a 1998 Claas 850. She is in good nick, on about 5500 hours, but we do have regular breakdowns, which involve 6 or 7 blokes watching and scratching their arses as it is mended. I...
  12. M

    Bps and corn prices

    Morning, It’s a constant thought and concern for me and must be for most others. We all start to lose SFP this year which will have a massive impact on a tenanted arable unit such as ours. yes we are diversified business but to unsustainably ‘prop’ a failing business model of arable...
  13. A

    Solid digestate available north Cambs south lincs

    Solid digestate available from farm fed digester using fym, rye and maize. delivery and spreading available. From £3/ton or swap for straw in the swath. 07723096328
  14. Agriland RSS

    Biomethane boost: NI biogas plant to power ‘green’ trucks with food waste

    Written by Agriland Team A biogas plant which will produce biomethane to power 10 trucks is set to go live in Northern Ireland in July, following a substantial expansion, Weltec Biopower has announced. The plant is owned by Northern Irish food logistics company McCulla Transport and is...
  15. Agriland RSS

    Arla Foods aims to become carbon net zero by 2050

    Written by William Kellett European dairy giant Arla Foods has set an ambitious science-based climate target of reducing carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emissions by 30% in 2030, and has an ambition of becoming carbon net zero by 2050. With a strong focus on sustainability across the entire...
  16. Agriland RSS

    UFU not consulted on new energy plans for Northern Ireland

    Written by Agriland Team Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) deputy president David Brown has expressed concern that his organisation had not been consulted on the development of new energy plans for Northern Ireland. Earlier this week Stormont Economy Minister Diane Dodds launched a public...
  17. Seth470

    Ad plant.

    Looking into ad plants. And wondering what size I would need to feed 30 ton a day to it. Feeding Maize silage Grass silage and beet. Rough price on it. And how much digestate it would produce a day. how much It would make roughly.
  18. Lofty1984

    Sewerage dumped in rivers so according to this bbc article 400,000 instances in 2020 of raw sewage into rivers why isn’t there a public outcry about it as there is if a farm does it
  19. B


    seems very wrong to me, read that plans to build a very large solar farm covering a couple of thousands of acres north suffolk ,cambridgeshire area, what do others think ? i can see the point of covering large roofs such as warehouses or any roofs, i think that all this large scale new house...
  20. Farm Business RSS

    Neutrino impresses in real farm situations

    Written by John Swire Neutrino, a maize variety from German breeder Saaten Union, has successfully come through its first year of commercial on-farm use according to Peter Brundle, National Energy Crop and seeds manager at Hutchinsons. “Last year we placed Neutrino with a small number of...