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Biomass Connect in the NFU British Farmer & Grower Magazine
February 21, 2024
BIomass Connect in the British Farmer & Growers Magazine
Check out our 'Fuelling the path to Net Zero' article in this month's NFU British Farmer & Grower Magazine. Read how Biomass Connect unites organisations from across the UK with our Demonstrator Hubs and the BFI innovation projects,  "forming a collaborative force with the aim of providing robust and independent information to support growers that plan to adopt these novel crops, and supporting the industry sector as it develops."
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PBC4GGR Proof of Concept Grants – Call for Proposals
February 14, 2024
The Perennial Biomass Crops for Greenhouse Gas Removal (PBC4GGR) project is offering proof of concept grants for projects up to 9 months in duration, and with a total value not exceeding £50,000. Projects should address key knowledge gaps in perennial biomass crops.
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BioWILL project – video round-up
January 31, 2024
The BioWILL project is looking at ways that farmers might be able to compartmentalise and valorise different parts of biomass crops and therefore get much more out of the crop. Watch videos from the project partners here.
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Farming Connect team Expands Knowledge of Biomass Crop Potential through Biomass Connect Event
January 26, 2024
Exploring IBERs' newly established biomass hub site plots.
A team of Farming Connect’s development officers were invited to IBERS for an event that was part of the ongoing activities organised by the Biomass Connect Project to enhance awareness of emerging biomass industries and potential benefits within the land-based sector.
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Exploring the Future of Biomass: Workshop Report Investigates Novel Crops and Forestry Species for Industrial Biomass
January 04, 2024
A recent Supergen Bioenergy Hub Stakeholder workshop focussing on novel crop species suitable for industrial-scale production of biomass in the UK has identified the most promising novel biomass crops for near-term deployment in the UK...
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CHCx3 Cropping Options Survey for Growers
January 03, 2024
The Centre for High Carbon Capture (CHCx3) project would like to better understand the key requirements of growers when determining which crops to grow on their land or as part of their rotations.
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Agriculture Diversification Scheme Nurturing Novel Crops and Biomass Enterprises in Wales
December 20, 2023
AFBI. Miscanthus Giganteus
In a bid to encourage agricultural innovation and diversification, the Agriculture Diversification Scheme in Wales is currently open for applications until 12th January 2024.
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Connect Issue #4
December 12, 2023
Issue #4 of our Connect Newsletter is now available. The Connect Newsletters contain updates of project activities, details of the latest events, and news from across the wider biomass industry.
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Bird Surveys on Biomass Plantations
December 11, 2023
We have produced two short films looking at birds in and around willow and Miscanthus crops in Devon and Somerset. The films feature ornithologist and wildlife detective Ed Drewitt (along with BC team member Kevin Lindegaard of Crops for Energy)...
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