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Biomethane injected into the Irish grid for the first time

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Over 36,000 megawatt hours of biomethane is being supplied to the Irish gas network, produced by an anaerobic digester at a nearby pig farm

An East Anglian landowner adapts and prospers through renewables

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The Raynham Estate in north Norfolk is steeped in history and since the 1500s has been a part of the Townshend family, which has always had its roots in agriculture and stewardship of the...

Wiltshire dairy farm adds energy to milk production

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Stowell Dairies required capital investment to improve the dairy unit at East Stowell and to meet amended slurry regulations. EnviTec Biogas UK worked with them to design a biogas plant that would produce 4.1...

Poultry farmer turned to novel form of ventilation to keep chicks warm

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When Nick Bragg set up his Somerset-based Nettlecombe chicken farm business, he was in the enviable position of being able to design the entire new-build operation from scratch. His aim was to make his 385,000-a-year...

Northumberland farmer champions energy efficiency to transform business

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One rural business championing energy efficiency is Williamston Barns, a holiday letting business run by Neville and Viv Gill in Slaggyford, Northumberland. The farmstead has been in the family for almost 300 years, and...

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National Grid scheme paying generators to switch off

The COVID-19 lockdown has recently seen demand for electricity drop by as much as 20%. This has led to the National Grid looking for...

Ferment organic matter to build soil health

Farmers who want to increase soil organic matter and health – while also reducing their CO2 footprint - should consider fermenting their manure rather...

Commercial and environmental benefits of Miscanthus outlined in new study

Miscanthus is recommended by the Committee on Climate Change as a crop which helps to offset CO2 emissions, but how practical is it on British farms? A new...

Managing climate change is the future, highlights CAAV

Mitigating and adapting to climate change is going to be the main driver for policy in the coming decades and farmers need to be...