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Top quality feed, chop and pump process boosts family farm’s new AD process

A mixed farm using a Borger pump to enhance the AD process in their plant

In the heart of the Wye Valley area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in Herefordshire, a Börger pump has significantly enhanced the AD process at a mixed farm determined to be sustainable for the long term.

Ballingham Court, which farms 200 ewes, 70 stabiliser cross-cows and 40 Herefords (plus apples, pears, cereals and maize), needed to replace a troublesome pump that was unable to handle the 11% dry matter thickness of the digestate being discharged from the digester. This caused disruption to the farm’s 80kW biogas plant, which exports most of its

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