Building Great Soils

Worldwide there is an increasing focus on improving our soils whether that is improved resilience and less erosion or improved yields, a constant theme is soil organic matter and how to increase it.  Whilst organic farmers advocate this or that approach and regenerative farmers argue for their solutions, there remains one overriding objective that of […]

Grants Update

LEADER The Andover office have just received confirmation of LEADER grant for one of their clients for the Cow Manager System of remote health sensing.  The grant worth 40% of the capital costs will be used to help improve heat detection and health monitoring and should provide early warning of mastitis and a range of […]

Dairy Compounds – Look The Same But Are Different!

Having worked in the compound sector for two compounders I have knowledge of compound formulations and working out cake specifications between compounders.  Below I have constructed two different high energy (HE) 16% compounds. To the untrained eye they look the same but there are subtle differences which mean I can cut 0.5ME between the cakes.  […]

Severn Trent Grants

The water company, Severn Trent, operates a system of grant funding, which they hope will encourage water users to reduce diffuse pollution in water courses, and to make environmental improvements.  Applicants have to be in one of their priority catchment areas to be eligible. The maximum grant available is £5,000, which at a rate of […]