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19 June 2018 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

Two farmers are said to be in a critical condition after being overcome by toxic slurry fumes over the weekend. The two men, a father and his son, ...

Farmers remain in critical condition following slurry incident

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18 June 2018 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

Two farmers were overcome by toxic slurry fumes on their farm in Northern Ireland over the weekend, and are now recovering in hospital. The two men...

Two farmers airlifted to hospital following slurry accident in Northern Ireland

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18 May 2018 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

Two farmers died in a slurry accident after entering it to remove a blockage, an inquest into their deaths has explained. Alexander Forman, 32, and...

Two farmers drowned in slurry pit after attempting to remove blockage

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14 June 2018 | News,Slurry and Irrigation

Ireland’s first farm-scale AD/Biogas plant might well be approaching its eighth year of operation, but the 24/7 attention to detail at the GreenGas pl...

Ireland’s landmark AD plant continues to set standards

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The NFU has said it is "disappointed" after the Environment Agency rejected its recommendation to delay the implementation of changes to its charges r...

NFU 'disappointed' after calls to delay changes to charges regime rejected

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Farmers are being encouraged to follow best practice guidance on spreading manure and dirty water during the ongoing wet and wintry weather. The Co...

Farmers reminded of slurry guidance following wintry weather

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10 January 2018 | News,Slurry and Irrigation

Northern Irish farmers have by the end of January to submit forms showing the movement of organic manures off their farm, or face penalties. Record...

Slurry export forms deadline approaching for NI farmers

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1 November 2017 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

A Northern Irish dairy farmer has been fined for an incident in which a teenager was overcome by fumes pumping slurry at a farm. The 14-year-old bo...

NI farmer fined £1,000 after boy passed out due to slurry fumes

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Concerns with the slurry deadline, financial problems and the increased prices of fodder and animal feed are creating high-levels of stress in Norther...

Slurry problems and financial issues creating 'dangerous levels of stress' for NI farmers

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19 October 2017 | Grassland,News,Slurry and Irrigation

The wet weather has made it "nearly impossible" to spread slurry safely on many farms across Northern Ireland and farmers are concerned as the closed ...

NI farmers can use ‘reasonable excuse’ to spread slurry during closed period

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15 September 2017 | Rural Crime,News,Shows and Events,Slurry and Irrigation

A County Fermanagh farmer has been convicted of allowing slurry to enter a waterway causing a "major fish kill". Victor Armstrong, who farms in Irv...

Northern Irish farmer responsible for 'major fish kill' fined £2650

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Farmers and landowners can now apply for grant funding for on-farm reservoirs and equipment to improve water resource management. Defra has announ...

Grant funding available to help farmers build reservoirs and improve irrigation

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A macerator and two pumps from Borger are helping provide significant slurry handling savings at a farm-based AD plant in Lincolnshire. Part of a c...

Big slurry savings at farm-based AD plant

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There has been an 'unacceptable' rise in agricultural pollution incidents in Wales, according to the chairwoman of Natural Resources Wales. Diana M...

Welsh environment secretary warned of farm pollution 'epidemic'

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Anaerobic digestion (AD) plants across the UK now have enough capacity to power over a million homes, a new report has said. The Anaerobic Digestio...

AD now powers over a million homes, says new report

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28 June 2017 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

A dairy farmer from Somerset has been ordered to pay more than £22,000 for polluting a river with slurry and killing 1,700 fish. Bath Magistrates' ...

Somerset farmer ordered to pay £22k for killing 1,700 fish

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A Cambridgeshire farmer who poured slurry on land to stop it being used by illegal ravers has said he was forced to act after police 'stood around and...

Farmer forced to pour slurry on field to stop illegal ravers 'furious with police'

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A Welsh 'super' dairy farm has been fined £36,000 after cattle slurry waste polluted a nearby stream. Howell and Susan Richards, who have 1,800 cow...

Welsh 'super dairy farm' fined £36k for polluting stream with slurry

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Grassland & Muck, the triennial event organised by the Royal Agricultural Society of England, returned to Stoneleigh, Warwickshire on 24-25 May 2017. ...

Video: Landia shows chopper pumps and mixers at Grassland & Muck

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For easy and highly effective separation of slurry at AD plants and farms, Borger will be showcasing its Bioselect separator on Stand D211 at UK AD & ...

Borger showcases 'easy and highly effective' Bioselect separator

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Describing your highly innovative technology as ‘a slurry tank with a lid on’ is unlikely to win any marketing awards, but with nine successful farm-b...

Landia’s pasteurizer and mixers help Fre-energy’s Next Generation Agriculture

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16 February 2017 | News,Slurry and Irrigation

With fertiliser prices still high the Ulster Farmers’ Union has backed a campaign to persuade the European Commission that in a harshly competitive gl...

Ulster farmers back anti fertiliser tariff campaign

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28 December 2016 | Rural Crime,News,Slurry and Irrigation

Two men have died in an accident involving slurry on a farm in Leicestershire. A 35-year-old and 19-year-old died on Thursday on the farm near Bott...

Two men found dead at farm believed to have been trapped in slurry tank

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12 December 2016 | Finance,News,Slurry and Irrigation

Livestock farmers are being urged to get applications in early if they want to access a new grant scheme for slurry store covers. The Farming Ammon...

Farmers urged to apply for new grant scheme for slurry store covers

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5 October 2016 | News,Slurry and Irrigation

Farmers in Northern Ireland can apply for a slurry-spreading extension due to the recent soggy weather. Environment and Rural Affairs, Michelle McI...

Northern Ireland relaxes slurry-spreading rules due to recent weather conditions

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