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Big money savings accessed through Climate Change Agreements (CCAs)

Jon Swain, Technical Director at NFU Energy. explains what Climate Change Agreements are and how some farmers can benefit from significant energy cost savings.

Valorising Agri-Waste

Lucy Hopwoood, Lead Consultant at the NNFCC provides guidance on maximising the value of agricultural waste and outputs

Have your solar panels received a health check recently?

HIT Energy services provide advice on how to maximise the returns from your PV system

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...

Prime opportunity for energy schemes, says Roadnight Taylor

There has never been a better time for landowners to seek ground rent from energy schemes, with some worth up to £8m over their...

It’s a great time to be thinking about green gas

Today, farmers and landowners can become energy producers, injecting green gas directly into the gas grid. Dairy, poultry and pig farmers, as well as...

Efficient heat use can help cut agricultural emissions

The last detailed study of heat use in the agricultural industry was carried over 10 years ago, but it showed that UK farmers used...

Supplier Directory

An A to Z list of both product and service suppliers to the sector, containing full contact details, company profiles and outlines of key offerings and experience’

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McDonalds and McCain launch farm sustainability fund

McDonalds has teamed up with frozen potato firm McCain and launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund' to help boost the resilience and sustainability of the British potato sector.

The World Biogas Summit 2020 – there’s no net zero without biogas!

The World Biogas Summit and Expo, organised by the WBA in partnership with ADBA, is being held online this year and will focus on the important role AD is to play in achieving a zero carbon, sustainable global circular economy. 

Prime Minister Boris Johnson wants to make a “big bet” on renewables

Mr Johnson highlighted the UK's "extraordinary potential" for wind energy and the importance of continued investment in a range of technologies in UN discussions

‘Renewable Energy on Farms’ webinar launched by Low Carbon Agriculture Show

The Low Carbon Agriculture Show's second Digital Insights webinar will focus on the latest on farm renewable energy opportunities

Government must support farmers during the transition to net zero say Climate Assembly UK

The need for a greater deployment of renewables, an early shift to EVs and support for farmers all recommended in a report on the path to net zero from the first UK-wide citizens’ assembly