1. oldoaktree

    Bio gas plant

    In my local area there’s a farm which has a biogas plant . Some of the locals told me that they’d been offered gas from it . I wasn’t sure how this was going to happen. So move on a few weeks and the local pub have a letter up most of the locals have got . I states that the farm will be...
  2. E

    Quilla energt

    I’ve only just found out that Quilla energy have gone into administration, any body know why?
  3. Agriland RSS

    Europe’s first 9900i goes to Northern Ireland

    Written by Agriland Team The first John Deere 9900i self-propelled forage harvester to be sold in Europe is owned by a contractor in Northern Ireland. The machine belongs to Lagan Brothers of Moneymore. Started in 2003, the business is run by Michael Lagan (pictured above) and his brothers...
  4. The Business Barn

    Cheese by product set to power homes - renewable energy idea

    An English creamery is now using its by-products to create biogas in a new sustainable energy project. Yorkshire cheese producer Wensleydale Creamery will supply whey – which was previously discarded - to a local biogas plant to generate 10,000 MWh of thermal power, enough to heat 800 homes per...
  5. Rob_AD

    Salvaging whole crop

    A lot of our rye has gone down this year and we are pondering whether to mow the fields with a Big M and group it into rows. Have been told this is the best way to salvage the crop that’s on the ground but it could be at the expense of some of the heads which could get knocked off and lost...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Slurry powered milk trucks; is this the future?

    Written by Agriland Team Farmers in Sweden are contributing to a fossil fuel free future through turning their farms’ slurry into biogas – which is then being used to power Arla milk trucks. Arla is a leading international dairy co-operative; owned by 10,300 farmers from the UK, Denmark...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Arla to power Swedish trucks with farmyard manure

    Written by Rachel Martin Pioneering Arla farmers are starting to make the most of their farmyard manure by turning it into biogas, which is now powering an Arla milk truck in Sweden. It’s not only the climate that profits; the biogas can be a source of the income for Arla’s farmer-owners, and...
  8. carboneurope

    AD BA & World Biogas Expo @ NEC, 3-4 July

    Are you visiting the show and have a requirement for Activated Carbon for your AD? Whilst we aren't exhibiting this year at the show. I will be visiting both days to speak to partners both Old and New, to assist you with all your Activated Carbon needs now and into the future. Come over and...
  9. SIABOD50

    Anaerobic digesters

    I get the principle of using them to make use of a waste byproduct and turn this waste into energy , But what I don't get is the now thousands of acres of maize grown specifically to feed a digester, I've heard of an outfit running 2 foragers 20+ tractors and trailers, as well as a number of...
  10. D

    gold cup metcalfe farms

    Hi have they published their costing like last years winners. just interested to compare.
  11. JP1

    Ford Bridgend plant under threat Fears for 1,700 jobs as Ford set to close Bridgend plant The car maker, which employs 1,700 people at the site, has called a meeting with union leaders on Thursday. By David Mercer...
  12. D


    anyone got used biogas boilers for sale with rhi on them?
  13. Agriland RSS

    What’s the average power of a new self-propelled forager?

    Written by Jim Breen 580hp is the approximate average horsepower of a new self-propelled forage harvester (of all makes/brands, excluding Rostselmash and Gomselmash) sold around the globe. That’s according to Krone. Also Read: Krone is now building 320 BiG X forage harvesters each year Krone...
  14. G

    AD digestate separation and recirculation

    We get a fair bit of crusting on our digestate storage tank and so are thinking of investing in a separator so the liquor goes into storage and the solids can be stacked. What I am wondering is about recirculation of the separated solids into the digester again. We have just a single tank, and...
  15. Farm TV

    Maisernte 2018 - corn professionals chop energy maize for biogas

    Video from AgrarBlick Harvest and store silo or energy maize. Shredding, transporting and securing everything from a single source is already offered by many contractors as a service. At least one forage harvester chain is needed. So a forage harvester chain consisting of a forage harvester or...
  16. Speedstar

    Contractors ,Silage cost by the ton

    Is any one charging to make silage by the ton ? Our new forager has a system on it the weigh the grass & take the D/M content & this is what we are planning on doing in the next few years for the people that want to pay by the ton, we will charge some much per ton for the complete job.
  17. Ark Agriculture News

    ARK OXY SEAL, single layer oxygen barrier silage sheet launch

    ARK OXY SEAL, single layer oxygen barrier silage sheet launch Innovative new oxygen barrier film helps improve silage quality ARK Agriculture introduces OXY SEAL as part of integrated silage management solution An innovative new oxygen barrier silage film that aims to reduce Dry Matter (DM)...
  18. Farm Business RSS

    Two KWS varieties included on recommended list for 2019

    Written by JohnSwire Two varieties from plant breeder, KWS, have been added to categories within the *BSPB forage maize and biogas maize descriptive list for 2019. Avitus KWS and Cito KWS have been included in the favourable sites descriptive list and in the less favourable sites section. Both...
  19. Pheasant Surprise

    Fendt 930 & Slurry Outfit in Wilts

    Via email...
  20. Pitman

    AD harvesting costings

    Hi - trying to price up harvesting a significant area of maize for AD - currently do dairy spec only- anyone got any info on realistic targets for daily harvesting to 5-7mm chip length and fuel use per tonne or acre? Currently running 8 row 600hp Thanks in advance