Tag: Farmers

Reminder – Countryside Productivity Small Grants open for applications

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The Countryside Productivity Small Grant scheme provides funding for farmers to purchase equipment to improve the productivity of their farm. The scheme is currently open to applications, with the application window running from 7 February to 14 March. Applications must be made by a farmer and is only open to farmers…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, digestate, Farmers, on-farm, crops

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New Defra ‘farming rules for water’ to take affect from 2 April 2018

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Defra has published a factsheet to explain the new ‘farming rules for water’ which will take affect from 2 April 2018 for all farmers in England. Defra consulted on these rules in September 2015. Please click here to view the online fact sheet and a more detailed guide here. The rules…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, Farmers, digestate spreading

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Agri-food Innovation in Turkey – The Newton Fund Opportunities

Agri-food Innovation in Turkey – The Newton Fund is now open A small farm in Turkey. Image credit: Yavuz Sariyildiz / Shutterstock.com The Newton Fund Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5M for UK participants developing innovative solutions to tackle challenges within the agri-food sector in Turkey. Innovate…

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Tags: emma thomas, funding, funding opportunity, newton fund, turkey, international, agri-food, innovate uk, Farmers, waste reduction, waste treatment, small scale, R&D

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Farmers rally to support AD in parliament

Today in the House of Commons almost 150 farmers will join around 90 MPs and Peers at a parliamentary event aimed at championing the anaerobic digestion industry. Farming representatives from across the UK will join the farming themed event to raise awareness about the technology's value to their businesses and the…

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Tags: press release, parliamentary office of science and technology, lobbying, Farmers, House of Commons, mps, peers, shadow farming minister, nick smith, eccc, committee, neil parish, Defra, policy, on-farm AD, farming, biogas, biofertiliser, CCC, small-scale, rural economy, reception event, decarbonisation, food production, green energy, clean energy, farm income, DECC, farming resilience, Charlotte Morton

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A Farmer's Guide to UK AD & Biogas 2014

Ahead of UK AD & Biogas 2014, we’ve produced a series of walk-through guides to help visitors from the farming, food and drink and local authority sectors choose the most relevant content to see at the show. Here is the Farmer’s Guide to UK AD & Biogas 2014. Please click…

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Tags: Farmer's Guide to UK AD & Biogas 2014, Farmers, UK AD & Biogas 2014

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