carbon capture

  1. Farm Business RSS

    DRAX and NFU partner to boost UK energy crop market

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business World leader in sustainable bioenergy Drax Group has teamed up with the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU), to identify opportunities to scale up perennial energy crop production and help the UK meet its ambitious climate goals. The...
  2. Agriland RSS

    Arla explores regenerative agriculture on 24 pilot dairy farms

    Written by Agriland Team from Agriland Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has announced that it is taking tangible, farmer-led steps to gain more data and knowledge of how dairy farming can help improve soil biology, carbon capture, water quality and biodiversity via regenerative farming methods...
  3. Agriland RSS

    NFU teams up with Drax Group to develop energy crops

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland The sustainable bioenergy company, Drax Group, has teamed up with the National Farmers Union of England and Wales (NFU), to identify opportunities to scale up perennial energy crop production and help the UK meet its climate goals. The Climate Change...
  4. Farmer Fin

    Is this normal for wheat?

    We grew a small area of Insitor this year and it appears to have done ok. My only question is there are a lot of small caramel coloured grains in the sample. What causes this? It was grown next to Barrell and it’s all normal.
  5. Agriland RSS

    Farm491 announces 3 news start-up mentors

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland Three diverse and highly accomplished entrepreneurs have joined Farm491 as business advisors to the incubation hub’s start-up companies. The trio are, serial entrepreneur, Ben Jones, co-founder of the snack-maker, Graze and Tails, a bespoke...
  6. Agriland RSS

    Farm visits set to shine spotlight on sustainable food production in Scotland

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland NFU Scotland, Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and SAC Consulting have joined together to host fact finding farm visits for an invited audience of local MSPs, MPs and Councillors. These visits aim to highlight the importance of sustainable food production...
  7. Agriland RSS

    Capturing carbon: World’s largest ‘climate-positive’ facility opens in Iceland

    Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland A state-of-the-art facility opens today in Iceland that will capture 4,000t of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, per year, using direct air capture (DAC) technology and underground storage. ‘Orca’ – from the Icelandic word ‘orka’, meaning...
  8. beardface

    Rewilding

    https://www.positive.news/environment/rewilding-sixty-years-ago-scientists-let-a-farm-rewild-heres-what-happened/ Interesting article about a study done into how long it takes for self sown woodland to establish. Perhaps the government would find it easier and more cost effective, to simply...
  9. Farm Business RSS

    Founder of Graze joins Farm491 as one of three new start-up mentors

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business Three diverse and highly accomplished entrepreneurs have joined Farm491 as business advisors to the incubation hub’s start-up companies. The trio are, serial entrepreneur, Ben Jones, co-founder of the snack-maker, Graze and Tails, a bespoke...
  10. CPM RSS

    Muck and slurry – Nutrient-rich brown gold

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Out with the new and in the with the old. With pressure growing for farmers to cut back on inorganic inputs, natural fertiliser – specifically manure and slurry – use on arable systems has come back around. CPM looks at the latest application...
  11. Ffermer Bach

    What do we think of Drax?

    Britain backs bio-mass energy in race to hit emissions targets Burning renewable trees promises carbon-free power – but it may not stack up ByRachel Millard2 March 2020 • 6:00am Burning wood chips for power is controversial CREDIT: Daniel Lewis Rising and falling with the tides of the Humber...
  12. B

    Environmental common sense at last

    https://www.fwi.co.uk/news/opinion-time-to-challenge-the-anti-farming-climate-zealots If only we had government ministers & leadership with half as much common sense!
  13. Agriland RSS

    First Milk acquires stake in Agricarbon

    Written by William Kellett from Agriland First Milk has announced that it has invested in soil carbon measurement company, Agricarbon, acquiring a 5% stake in the business. Agricarbon is a Dundee-based start-up founded by Scottish farming entrepreneur, Stewart Arbuckle; Annie Leeson, data...
  14. Farm Business RSS

    First Milk invests in Agricarbon

    Written by John Swire from Farm Business First Milk has today announced that it has invested in soil carbon measurement company, Agricarbon, acquiring a 5 per cent stake in the business. Agricarbon is a Dundee-based start-up founded by Scottish farming entrepreneur, Stewart Arbuckle; Annie...
  15. Kevtherev

    Farming in the future

    What do we reckon is ahead of us ? More tech more regulation? More plant based farming??? Where does the predominantly livestock based small family farm fit in in the future?
  16. D

    Sheep

    It's only half seven and already today there have been two posts highlighting the importance of sheep in countryside management. There's a continuing stream of threads talking about the need to reintroduce sheep into rotations. Is Government going to have to fund a huge marketing campaign for...
  17. W

    Carbon Credits what value ?

    There are a lot of people in the Dairy industry with their eye on the milk producers land and ability to capture carbon. Just what is the real value of Carbon Credits ? Can we trade them ? will we get shafted or get the true value of them.
  18. M

    Yet another student research project - are you planning on shifting towards producing less meat or dairy?

    Hello! To perpetuate the cliché of students coming to ask for your views on various aspects of your work, I would love to hear your views if the question in my title resonates with you. I've been advised by the moderation team to post about my project in this section. I'm a student at the...
  19. CPM RSS

    Climate Change Champions – Pioneer in carbon capture

    Written by cpm from CPM Magazine Download PDF Finding innovative ways to reduce emissions and capture carbon seem to be a family pursuit for Thomas Gent. CPM visits their Fenland farm to explore the system that inspired Gentle Farming. No one really knows how to sell carbon until you set your...
  20. Clive

    DEFRA SFI Question time with Janet Hughes - 11th August, submit your questions please

    DEFRA has once more invited the members of TFF to put their questions regarding the ELMS scheme forward and take them to an exclusive interview withJanet Hughes, who is the Programme Director for the Future Farming and Countryside Programme (FFCP). The Q&A will take place on the 11th August and...
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