The UK has made substantial strides in the pursuit of renewable energy sources, and biomass could play a crucial role in achieving sustainability and reducing carbon emissions. However, to fully harness the potential of this green energy source, a recent Farmers Weekly article identified several key requirements.
Biomass Connect has now collated the September 2023 updates from our Hub Sites. The reports this month include an overview of progress to date at each site. In general, growth […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Update Observations from the Trial Plots SRF Alder Grass and weeds in the Alder plot have been controlled by mowing. SRF Black Locust ‘Turbo’ The […]
September 2023 BGI Hub Site weather in September First 2 weeks of high 20’s/low 30’s ºC. Third week we had rain most days and prevailing winds, temps 21 ºC. Last […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Updates The weather this month was typical September weather. It was warm, but the soil has softened and is moist. All fences have been checked […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Update Scotland experienced something of a heatwave at the beginning of September and then turned cold (and wet) later. Operational processes undertaken The Electric fencing […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Update The SRUC Edinburgh site experienced something of a heatwave at the beginning of September but it turned colder later in the month. The electric […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Update The following crop observations were made on a site visit on 27th September 2023 Demo plot SRF Alder growth is OK – the plants […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Update The Biomass Connect project lead visited the Headley Hall site on September 13th. Here are some photos from her visit showing good plant growth […]
September 2023 – Hub Site Updates
The SRF Alder is looking well. There have been a couple of casualties but on the whole it is looking good. Inter-row mowing has been carried out to control the grass.