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Phosphates and food security headline AD industry conference

Echoing the calls from Europe for discussion on the sustainable use of phosphorus the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association announced today [15 Oct] the central theme ‘Can we afford not to recycle phosphates’ for the ADBA National Conference, London (3 Dec). Essential for worldwide food security, phosphorus supplies to Europe…

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Tags: ADBA National Conference, farming, nutrient recycyling, phosphate

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Leak provides insight on possible future sustainability criteria

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Leaked European Commission proposals have shed light on the possible future of bioenergy policy and sustainability criteria for AD. The internal proposal from the Directorate General for Energy is a draft for discussion within the Commission, so is still subject to change. You can view it here. The document aims…

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Tags: bioenergy, biomethane, EBA, farming, financial incentives, FIT, greenhouse gas emissions, Matt Hindle, purpose grown crops, RED, RHI, RO, sustainability criteria

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EA remind farms to register waste exemptions

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The Environment Agency has reminded farms and landowners to register exemptions to waste activities before many existing exemptions expire at the end of next month. According to the EA:Most farmers registered their current Agricultural Waste Exemptions before 2010, when the latest regulations came into force, and these will soon expire …

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Tags: EA, exemptions, farming, Matt Hindle, permitting, Waste

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Agri Tech Strategy Recognises Technology Strengths and Export Markets

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The government’s first industrial strategy for Agricultural Technologies was published this week. It gives significant recognition to the important role that technology is already playing in farming, and what it can bring to farming businesses and the UK economy more widely going forward. In particular, the Agri-Tech strategy identifies…

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Tags: Agri Tech, BIS, climate smart farming, Defra, farming, funding, Matt Hindle, R&D, small scale AD

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A farmers' guide to UK AD & Biogas 2013

With a host of on-farm anaerobic digestion content available at UK AD & Biogas 2013, we thought we’d give you our ultimate farmers’ guide to the UK’s only AD and biogas trade show. Click on the image to see the full guide. Find out more and register.

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Tags: farming, UK AD & Biogas, UK AD & Biogas 2013

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ADBA member BioG UK looking for AD plant partners and crop growers

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE BioG UK Ltd is looking for farmers and landowners to partner on AD plant projects. BioG UK is currently working on a number of projects which have been successfully granted planning permission for on farm and off farm AD plants around the UK. BioG UK can…

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Tags: BioG UK, farming

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CLA encourages farmers to pursue anaerobic digestion

This year the UK’s biggest dedicated anaerobic digestion (AD) and biogas event, UK AD & Biogas (3-4 July, NEC Birmingham), will focus heavily on the farming sector, recognising the huge heat and power potential of farm feedstocks – 13.5 TWh of renewable energy per year – that could be delivered through building…

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Tags: farming, UK AD & Biogas

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PAS110 Progress Update

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WRAP has published a series of documents on possible revisions to PAS110, on which they have asked for comments by 5pm on Monday 26 March. This is not a consultation on a revised PAS110, but on the recommendations from three technical projects that will inform subsequent re-drafting of PAS110. An indicative…

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Tags: digestate, End of waste, farming, food waste, Matt Hindle, operators, PAS110, Pasteurisation, small scale AD, Wrap

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What does it mean to be climate smart?

There have been repeated calls for a climate smart revolution in farming. A report by the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change published earlier this year suggested that agriculture needs to undergo fundamental changes if we are going to be able to generate enough food to provide for the…

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Tags: ADBA events, ADBA National Conference 2012, Charlotte Morton, climate smart farming, farming, National Conference

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Feed the 5000 with crops grown using AD biofertiliser

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Today (16 October) Agriculture ministers from around the world are meeting in Rome to mark World Food Day, and discuss this year’s theme ‘Agricultural cooperatives – key to feeding the world’. ADBA calls for agriculture ministers to recognise the role anaerobic digestion (AD) plays…

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Tags: biofertiliser, Charlotte Morton, digestate, farming, nutrient preservation, world food day

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ADBA member Xergi gets third order from the same client

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE After taking stock of the market, Staples Vegetables has now placed their third order with Xergi in three years. Staples Vegetables, one of the UK’s largest vegetable growers with several production units around the UK, has decided to set up another biogas plant in Sibsey…

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Tags: AD plant, farming, food waste

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ADBA member Xergi to supply new biogas plant for Bernard Matthews

ADBA MEMBER PRESS RELEASE Bernard Matthews, one of the UK’s largest turkey farmer and supplier, is installing a biogas plant to improve the company’s waste handling and energy costs. The project underlines the wide scope of Xergi’s biogas technology for handling waste. Xergi is to supply Holton…

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Tags: AD plant, farming, food waste, suffolk

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ADBA launches AD for famers' guide at UK AD & Biogas 2012

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) has today launched its beginner’s guide to anaerobic digestion for farmers and landowners at the UK AD & Biogas 2012 expo and conference. The guide has been released as part of a series from ADBA designed to communicate the…

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Tags: ADBA events, beginners' guides, farming, Gwyn Jones, Redesdale, UK AD & Biogas

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Free ADBA membership for farmers and local authorities

ADBA PRESS RELEASE The Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) has announced that farmers and local authorities will receive free membership to ADBA until 30 September 2012 when booking conference tickets to the UK AD & Biogas 2012 conference: AD Your Missing Link. ADBA’s third annual trade show and conference will…

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Tags: ADBA events, Charlotte Morton, farming, local authorities, membership, UK AD & Biogas

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ADBA launches free farmers advisory service at Energy Now Expo

ADBA PRESS RELEASE Today the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) launches its new farmers’ consultancy service at The Energy Now Expo. The service, which is free of charge, will help farmers and landowners decide whether AD is a viable option for them to consider. Farm-based anaerobic digestion (AD)…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Energy Now, farmers consultancy service, farming, Gwyn Jones

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