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EnviTec Biogas UK strengthens service offer

EnviTec Biogas UK is expanding its dedicated service team in line with the continued growth of the business. The company is doubling the headcount ...


EU over-regulation causing 'severe' damage to UK agriculture

There are severe impacts on UK agriculture and the wider economy being caused by the loss or restriction of Plant Protection Products (PPPs) due to 'o...


EnviTec Biogas UK eyes growth plans after strong financial result

EnviTec Biogas UK is pushing ahead with growth plans after recording a strong financial result. The company is part of EnviTec Biogas AG, which tur...


Lack of engineers a 'ticking time bomb' for agriculture

A lack of engineers, not enough people promoting the land-based industries and a lack of apprentice opportunities for students is a 'ticking time bomb...


2 September 2014 | Diversification
FUW reveals speakers for autumn conference

The Farmers’ Union of Wales has today revealed its speakers for its upcoming autumn conference themed ‘Joint ventures in farming – myth breaking and m...


5 August 2014 | Diversification
FUW promotes family farm businesses at Eisteddfod

The Farmers' Union of Wales will highlight the importance of family farms and their links to the wider rural community during the National Eisteddfod ...


21 November 2013 | Diversification
Mid Wales farmers tuck in to a banquet of bangers

Mid Wales farmers enjoyed a banquet of bangers in a special celebration of British Sausage Week laid on by Farmers' Union of Wales members Ithel and L...


9 September 2013 | Diversification
Farmers complain of sleepless nights over fishing rights

Farmers' Union of Wales members in Glamorganshire are enduring sleepless nights over a notice recently served on them by the Land Registry. The "B1...


2 September 2013 | Diversification
Woodlands a valuable resource for farmers, says BFT

Farmers in the Scottish Borders will benefit from a new project launched today by Borders Forest Trust (BFT) in association with the Woodland Trust. ...


13 June 2013 | Diversification
FUW leader praises farming family's inspiring achievements

How a small scale wind turbine provides valuable extra income for a farm on the southern slopes of Cader Idris in Meirionnydd while also making it sel...


15 May 2013 | Diversification
Biomass & Farming Businesses host Business Secretary

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable MP and Secretary of State for Scotland Michael Moore MP visited a growing farm-base...


14 May 2013 | Diversification
Fisher German hunts for 'not spots'

The government has just announced that Arqiva has won the £150 million contract to improve mobile coverage in “not spots” across England, Scotland, Wa...


9 January 2013 | Diversification
Midlands rural business experts launch first book

Julie White and Nick Platt of Growing Rural Enterprise have worked together assisting rural businesses in the UK and overseas for over 14 years, from ...


8 October 2012 | Diversification
EnviTec Biogas opens up natural gas market to UK farmers

New membrane technology means natural gas production is now a viable route to revenue growth on UK farms. The developments mean much smaller plants...


4 October 2012 | Diversification
500kW Biogas Plant Unveiled at Melrose Pigs

A 500kW biogas plant has come online at Yorkshire producer Melrose Pigs. Commissioning is underway on the EnviTec Biogas anaerobic digestion projec...



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