Safer, higher capacity pump units to make debut
29th November 2023
Slurry management specialists Tramspread will debut a range of uprated and improved engine driven pump units (EDPU) at LAMMA in January 2024.
The health and safety considerations when managing slurry
24th November 2023
Gavin Scarr-Hall, director of health & safety at Peninsula, offers some advice on best practice for slurry management.
New round of Slurry Infrastructure Grant opens
21st November 2023
Farmers can apply for up to £250,000 to modernise and replace slurry storage infrastructure as the government announces a funding pot of over £70m.
Are you prepared for new slurry legislation?
24th October 2023
The recent Slurry Forum 2023 brought together industry experts to discuss upcoming legislation and government funding, as well as a run-down of the options for storage, covers, additives and testing. Livestock editor Sarah Kidby reports.
Cultivation, seeding, fertiliser and crop-care machinery previewed ahead of major show
19th October 2023
Cultivation, seeding, fertiliser and crop-care machinery previewed ahead of major show Amazone staged a European press event to announce its latest products and innovations ahead of the Agritechnica show this November. David Williams was there.
AHDB updates Slurry Wizard tool in time for grant applications
12th October 2023
Slurry Wizard allows farmers to work out their slurry storage requirements and explore different scenarios to ensure they’re complying with regulations including SSAFO, Farming Rules for Water, Control of Agricultural Pollution (Wales) and NVZ.
Defra announces latest round of FETF funding
8th June 2023
Over £30 million has been made available to farmers and foresters for equipment and technology under the Productivity and Slurry budget.
More funding to reward efficient water and slurry storage on farms
5th April 2023
The government revealed additional funding will go towards helping farmers better manage slurry storage and store and use water more efficiently as part of the new Plan for Water announced yesterday (4th April).
Tramspread offers low-cost solution to looming splash plate ban
23rd February 2023
Slurry specialist Tramspread has set out to help farmers reduce the cost of complying with the government’s Clean Air Strategy that will impose a nationwide splash plate ban in 2025 by retro-fitting dribble bar and trailing shoe applicators to tankers.
Farmers urged to ‘look at the bigger picture’ as slurry grant deadline looms
11th January 2023
Livestock farmers producing slurry are being encouraged to consider future plans when applying for the slurry infrastructure grant scheme that closes to applicants on 31 January.
Take advantage of slurry grants now, urges CAAV
25th November 2022
Farmers should take advantage of the new slurry infrastructure grant to improve their slurry storage before it becomes a legal requirement, according to the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.
Funding up to £250k available to help farmers upgrade slurry storage
24th November 2022
The government is launching grants of up to £250,000 to help farmers in England improve their slurry storage, cut costs on artificial fertilisers, and significantly reduce water and air pollution in the area.