Terravesta

Terravesta is the world-leading Miscanthus specialist.

Based in Lincoln, and operating internationally, the company’s mission is to manage global natural resources responsibly, helping to replace the dependence on fossil derived products with a sustainable fast-growing, plant-based alternative – Miscanthus.

Terravesta develops Miscanthus ‘Performance Hybrid’ varieties, works with farmers to grow the crops and develops new markets to replace fossil-derived feedstocks and products.

Miscanthus is increasingly attractive to farmers and in an industry first, farmers considering planting the crop can now benefit from a finance package from Oxbury bank to cover virtually all upfront costs for crop establishment, as well as new direct, long-term offtake agreements with end-users, with 10–15-year index-linked annual returns.

The new opportunity has been launched to help support the growing need to decarbonise the UK economy with bio-based solutions, and the first dedicated, peer-reviewed independent study into the Miscanthus carbon life cycle shows that the crop is net carbon negative, capturing net 0.64 tonnes of carbon (2.35 tonnes CO2e) per hectare, per year in the soil at the very least.

To learn more about the environmental benefits of Miscanthus and how its’ planting can help future proof your business, read Terravesta’s Manifesto, or watch our short video.

 

Services

  • Develops Miscanthus Terravesta Performance Hybrids suited to different climates and markets which deliver higher yields than the commercially available Miscanthus giganteus
  • Facilitates Miscanthus planting in the UK and works collaboratively with Oxbury Bank to deliver a finance package which is supporting growers to plant and establish the crop
  • Offers Miscanthus for own use to growers using it for bedding
  • Is the authority on Miscanthus agronomy in the UK and internationally
  • Develops new markets for Miscanthus as a feedstock for the growing global bio-economy, which include renewable energy, livestock bedding, domestic fuels, biorefining, land remediation, construction materials, automotive industry fibres, and more.

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Company Details

Terravesta

Unit 4 Riverside Court

Skellingthorpe Road

Saxilby

Lincoln

LN1 5AB

Tel: 01522 731873 Email: info@terravesta.com Website: http://www.terravesta.com