Slurry Spreading

UFU offers training for slurry contractors amid concern licensing could be introduced

UFU offers training for slurry contractors amid concern licensing could be introduced

The Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) has announced plans to hold two online training sessions to inform slurry contractors about several...

September 15, 2021

New Tramspread slurry pinchers aim to reduce spillages

New Tramspread slurry pinchers aim to reduce spillages

Tramspread has released two new slurry hose pinchers to help reduce the risk of slurry spillages. The lightweight “Handy” is...

November 15, 2020

Slurry buffer zones to increase in NI from next month

Slurry buffer zones to increase in NI from next month

New slurry spreading restrictions are set to come into force in Northern Ireland in just two weeks, with the spreading...

September 15, 2020

NI farmers warned to be aware of new slurry spreading rules

NI farmers warned to be aware of new slurry spreading rules

Farmers have been warned to be aware of new slurry spreading rules for spreading during the month of February which...

January 28, 2020

New NI ag minister to weigh up end to calendar-based slurry dates

New NI ag minister to weigh up end to calendar-based slurry dates

There were big promises made at Dundonald House as Northern Ireland’s first Agriculture Minister in three years set out his...

January 21, 2020

NI closed spreading period kicks in tonight

NI closed spreading period kicks in tonight

Northern Irish farmers are reminded that the closed spreading period comes into effect from midnight tonight (Monday, October 15), the...

October 15, 2018

Umbilical slurry spreading: How much does it cost?

Umbilical slurry spreading: How much does it cost?

As slurry tanks reach capacity, agricultural contractors are gearing up for a busy period of spreading slurry. This comes as...

January 12, 2018

How much are contractors charging for slurry spreading?

How much are contractors charging for slurry spreading?

Slurry tanks around the country are reaching capacity and agricultural contractors are gearing up for a busy spell. This comes...

January 11, 2018

No slurry applicator brackets? No problem

No slurry applicator brackets? No problem

Given the emphasis on both environmentally-friendly practices and overall farm efficiency in recent years, many farmers are keen to apply...

September 26, 2017

How much to retrofit a trailing shoe to your slurry tanker?

How much to retrofit a trailing shoe to your slurry tanker?

Retrofitting an old slurry tanker with a trailing shoe spreading system can prove quite difficult and expensive – for a...

June 9, 2017

What is the going price for slurry spreading?

What is the going price for slurry spreading?

There is a wide range of prices currently being quoted by agricultural contractors around the country to get slurry spread. Quotes...

May 23, 2017

Contractors busy spreading slurry as tanks reach storage capacity

Contractors busy spreading slurry as tanks reach storage capacity

Contractors around the country have been busy spreading slurry since the deadline lifted, just as some tanks were reaching capacity....

January 23, 2017

Northern farmers can spread slurry after closing date in exceptional circumstances

Northern farmers can spread slurry after closing date in exceptional circumstances

Northern Irish farmers can spread slurry beyond the closed period of October 15 in exceptional circumstances, the Department of Agriculture,...

October 4, 2016

This farmer’s tutorial of how to spread slurry will make your day

This farmer’s tutorial of how to spread slurry will make your day

Ross Lonergan has created a masterpiece in this slurry spreading tutorial! First off, tractor choice is key and Lonergan briefly...

April 29, 2016

How to plan safe slurry agitating and spreading

How to plan safe slurry agitating and spreading

The prohibited period when slurry spreading is not allowed on Irish farms will lift in a couple of weeks. Drowning and...

December 24, 2015