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Biomass Connect has now collated the October 2023 updates from our Hub Sites. In general, growth is slowing as we move into autumn and many of the trees are beginning […]
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The IBERS team visited Headley Hall on October 24th to carry out establishment counts/phenotyping of the 2023 Miscanthus variety trial and also carried out […]
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The SRUC Auchincruive Estate hub site in Ayrshire experienced a very wet, windy, and cold October Operational processes undertaken All plots have been strimmed […]
October 2023 – Hub Site Update The SRUC Edinburgh site was very wet, windy, and cold in October. There was a mild start to the month but it turned cold […]
Biomass Connect, in collaboration with Terravesta, successfully hosted a technical day on the establishment, growth, and diversification potential of Miscanthus. The event, held on October 26th, took place at Grovefield Farm, near Warwick, and was graciously hosted by the enterprising farmer Harry Clark. The event saw approximately 40 land managers and advisors in attendance, all eager to explore the multifaceted potential of Miscanthus.
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.
October 2023 – Hub Site Updates The ground has become too wet for machinery other than the push-along strimmer. Mowing is therefore now stopped until spring. There is some standing […]
October 2023 BGI Hub Site weather in October Rainfall followed by 1ºC temperatures overnight. Average daily temps around 8ºC rising to 14ºC with cloud cover. Weed Control and Planting 30/09/23 […]
October 2023 – Hub Site Update Crop observation made by hub site staff during October. Demo plot SRF Alder Is growing ok. Black locust ‘Turbo’ is doing fine but there […]