Finance package releases green energy potential

Miscanthus is an attractive crop for bioenergy and carbon sequestration – but its up-front costs can be a barrier for new growers, given that it doesn’t reach its first harvest for two years. But now growers can access a bespoke finance package which covers almost all the upfront costs for crop establishment, and pay it back interest only for up to two years. (more…)

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Dorset sheep set bidders alight at Exeter May Fair

A tremendous entry of sheep went under the hammer at the annual Dorset Horn and Poll Dorset May Fair in Exeter on 5 May, following a close day of showing after a year off. “The quality of the sheep here was fantastic, there hasn’t been a single pen that looked out of place,” said judge Joe Dufosee. (more…)

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New robotic technology for flexible milking systems

UK dairy farmers are in need of intuitive, flexible milking systems to cater for changing cow needs and production demands. For those who are looking to upgrade to the latest technology without totally reinventing their systems, batch milking through robots could be the answer. (more…)

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