Woldgrain Expansion 2021

The mess of 100 different pallets has now been organised into what needs to be where for the steel erectors starting.

Also the materials handling team are on site to start on the conveyors, elevators and the catwalks which will join the two silos and link them to the existing store.

I am fascinated by the size of this build,
This phase will add another 11% to our existing site in terms of capacity. Then there is full planning in place to build another 12 silos with another drier.

but also by the massive number of containers all next to your site, are they all a commercial storage letting business?
That is a fireworks factory, they import bulk from China and re-package for retail in the UK.

Could a ‘Meat Tax’ be on the cards in the UK?

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Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland

The latest machination coming from the so-called ‘opinion formers’, who seem to have the ear of government advisors in London, is the introduction of a ‘Meat Tax’ at consumer level.

This approach, it is argued, would have the combined impact of reducing meat consumption levels (I can really see the health benefits coming through now), while also helping to reduce the overall carbon footprint of production agriculture.

What absolute drivel! In my opinion, none of this makes sense at any level. This is a scurrilous and unfounded attack on livestock farming in this part of the world.

Yet, it has to be taken seriously. I make this point because economists at Rothamsted Research have already crunched the numbers where the introduction of a ‘UK...