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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE: Iona Capital invests in new AD biogas plant in south west Scotland

Iona Capital (“Iona”), a specialist investor in low carbon infrastructure, has financed the construction and operations of a new 8.8MWth anaerobic digestion plant located in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

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Tags: member's press release, biogas, farming, RHI, Scotland

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PRESS RELEASE: Multi-million-pound financial opportunities from on-farm AD

There are “multi-million-pound financial opportunities” from on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK, according to the trade body for the AD industry and a leading renewable energy project funder.

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Tags: press release, on-farm AD, manure, slurry, finance, agriculture, farming, refinancing

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PRESS STATEMENT: Anaerobic digestion industry response to Agriculture Bill

ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton responds to the presentation to Parliament of the government's Agriculture Bill.

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, farming, agriculture, Defra, digestate, biofertiliser, soil

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Sunday Times publishes ADBA letter

The Sunday Times has published a letter from ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton responding to an article on AD by the broadsheet.

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, RHI, crops, farming

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PRESS STATEMENT: Anaerobic digestion industry response to NSA article

Responding to the National Sheep Association’s comments on government support for anaerobic digestion (AD), Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: Purpose-grown energy crops are just one of a number of feedstocks that AD plants can use to produce renewable…

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Tags: press release, crops, anaerobic digestion, farming, Charlotte Morton

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How AD can drive farm productivity and diversification - thinkpiece from Dr Jonathan Scurlock

Dr Jonathan Scurlock, Chief Adviser on Renewable Energy and Climate Change at the National Farmers’ Union (NFU), sets out the role of AD in supporting UK farmers post Brexit ahead of UK AD & World Biogas Expo 2018, the world’s largest tradeshow dedicate solely to AD and biogas

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Tags: uk ad & world biogas expo 2018, agriculture, farming, anaerobic digestion, RHI, brexit

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: RHI news could trigger significant AD growth

The number of on-farm AD plants is predicted to increase following the recent government announcement that will see the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) restored to the same level as December 2016.

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Tags: member's press release, anaerobic digestion, farming, finance, RHI

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Defra farming consultation: how the new Environmental Land Management system will work

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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is consulting on the support for farmers following Brexit and the end of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP). You can download the, Health and Harmony: The Future for Food, Farming and the Environment in a Green Brexit consultation document here. You…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, consultation, Defra, farming, future of on farm ad, soil quality, new environmental land management scheme, public goods, agriculture policy, common agricultural policy cap, agriculture bill, committee on climate change, thom koller

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ADBA joins call for carbon-neutral farming in Scotland

ADBA has joined fifty organisations, academics and individual farmers including the National Farmers’ Union of Scotland, Scottish Land and Estates, Scottish Crofting Federation and Scottish Environment LINK members to call on the Scottish Government to do more to help agriculture turn a corner and substantially reduce its greenhouse gas…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, crop operators, farming, Scottish Government, manure management, climate change mitigation, thom koller

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MEMBER BLOG: I love cover crops

Mandy Stoker, Managing Director of environmental consultancy and ADBA member E4Environment, shares her love of cover crops and discusses how they can reduce soil degradation ahead of her presentation at the ADBA Research & Innovation Forum 2018, taking place on the 11th April at the University of Sheffield.

Posted in: News for Members, R&D Updates

Tags: adba r&i forum, R&D, anaerobic digestion, cover crops, farming, maize

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Copys Green Farm AD plant features in Escape To The Country

AD hit the nation's TV screens last week when popular BBC series Escape To The Country included a feature on ADBA member Stephen Temple's Copys Green Farm AD plant. The feature explains what AD is, how it works, and looks at Stephen's on-farm plant as an example…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, farming

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ADBA on Farming Sunday TV programme

Last year ADBA's Policy Manager Thom Koller spoke at a farming event hosted by crop breeder and ADBA member KWS UK. The event was covered by Farming Sunday, a half-hour TV magazine programme for farmers and agribusiness, broadcast on Sky Digital channel 253. The programme claims a UK…

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Tags: thom koller, anaerobic digestion, farming, soils, crops, digestate

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PRESS RELEASE: Anaerobic digestion industry welcomes Environment Plan soil health goal

The UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has welcomed a target from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) for all of England’s soils to be “managed sustainably” by 2030, calling it “an important step in the right direction” towards restoring the UK’s soils.

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Tags: adba press release, soil health, biofertiliser, Defra, Charlotte Morton, environment plan, anaerobic digestion, food waste collections, farming

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Focus on Soil Health in 25 Year Plan for Nature

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Theresa May has launched DEFRA’s long-awaited 25 Year Plan for Nature, a comprehensive assessment of  what steps the Government will take in order to safeguard our land, water and air for future generations. While the main headline focus has been on plastics reduction, the strategy contains important ambitions…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, digestate, soil, food waste, Defra, farming

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PRESS RELEASE: AD industry welcomes Industrial Strategy White Paper

Paper promises sustainable agriculture to help improve food production Government pledges new Bioeconomy Strategy in support for circular economy AD can play key role in enhancing UK’s industrial capability but concrete support needed   The UK anaerobic digestion (AD) industry has today welcomed the publication of the government…

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Tags: press release, Charlotte Morton, anaerobic digestion, industrial strategy, farming, Circular Economy, bioeconomy strategy

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