Farmers urged to start preparations for winter slurry storage 

The Environment Agency (EA) is urging farmers to start their preparations now for winter slurry storage, and to contact the EA if they have any concerns.  

Slurry tanker investment brings cost savings and environmental benefits

Neale Byart visited a Suffolk farm recently to find out how farmer Oliver Stennet procured the perfect, future-proof slurry tanker for his family farm.

New dealer for grassland range

Shepton Mallet company, Read Agriservices Ltd has taken on the Alstrong franchise for Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset.

New lightweight, wider trailing shoes

Boosted by the success of its entry level 7.5m Farmline Trailing Shoe, slurry equipment specialist SlurryKat has launched wider models up to 10.5m.

Are you ready for six months of slurry storage?

As the end of 2023 looms we have seen extreme price movements in the dairy price. As the milk price has dropped, the pressure on dealing with the winter waste intensifies, says PFC.

New pump solves sand-laden slurry headache at dairy farm

A dairy farm in Cheshire that was having trouble handling sand-laden slurry, has solved the problem with a new pump and help in the set-up of its reception pit.

Capitalise on slurry grants

With uncertainty over what government help will be available in 2024, making use of existing slurry grants to improve storage, management and to cover slurry is being advocated by industry specialist Tramspread.

Safer, higher capacity pump units to make debut

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

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

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?

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

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.

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