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Making the Most of Miscanthus – Technical Day Attracts Enthusiastic Audience
November 11, 2023
Agricarbon
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.
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Hub Site Update – AFBI Hillsborough – October 2023
November 10, 2023
SRC Poplar at AFBI Hillsborough Hub Site, October 2023
September 2023 - Hub Site Updates Plot Observations Alder 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.
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Demonstrator Hub Updates
Hub Site Update – Rothamsted Research – North Wyke – October 2023
November 10, 2023
The Poplar Plot at North Wyke, October 2023
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 […]
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Hub Site Update – BGI Chesham – October 2023
November 10, 2023
J. Whitaker (UKCEH) Biomass Connect presentation at BGI office for annual DESNZ site visit
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 […]
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Hub Site Update – Newcastle University Cockle Park Farm – October 2023
November 10, 2023
Quadrats used to make an establishment count in the 0.5 ha Miscanthus Athena.
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 […]
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Biomass Connect Industry Panel Consultation Report
November 08, 2023
In April 2023, Biomass Connect held a stakeholder consultation workshop with experts from the biomass industry to better understand the key challenges currently facing the industry and how these could best be addressed by the programme.
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Biomass Connect Demo Event – SRUC, Scotland
November 07, 2023
Planter Demo
Biomass Connect together with Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) successfully hosted two demonstration events at SRUC hub sites in Ayrshire and Edinburgh, Scotland. The events were attended by a diverse group of land managers, consultants, biomass processors, policy makers, and researchers.
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Experts Weigh In on the Key Requirements for Boosting the UK Biomass Industry
October 20, 2023
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.
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Biomass Connect Hub Site Updates – September 2023
October 20, 2023
Biomass Connect Hub Site Updates
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 […]
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