Slurry

Slurry season brings renewed risks to farmers – HSENI

Slurry season brings renewed risks to farmers – HSENI

January 25, 2022

Lemken moves into slurry incorporation market

Lemken moves into slurry incorporation market

December 8, 2021

New Vogelsang press screw separator could benefit dairy farmers

New Vogelsang press screw separator could benefit dairy farmers

November 26, 2021

Slurry storage and spreading – rule changes announced by Scottish government

Slurry storage and spreading – rule changes announced by Scottish government

The Scottish government has announced changes to its slurry rules following amendments to the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Regulations...

November 15, 2021

Soil carbon levels keep on rising after 50 years of slurry trial

Soil carbon levels keep on rising after 50 years of slurry trial

October 11, 2021

Minimising contamination of  silage crops

Minimising contamination of silage crops

July 5, 2021

NFU Scotland hosts webinar on proposed changes to slurry and silage controls

NFU Scotland hosts webinar on proposed changes to slurry and silage controls

120 of Scotland’s farmers and crofters from across the country tuned into a NFU Scotland-led webinar to learn more about...

March 21, 2021

Why milk 2 cows when one Holstein will do?

Why milk 2 cows when one Holstein will do?

Co. Down dairy farmer Charlie Weir is in the middle of his second year as chairman of Holstein Northern Ireland...

January 28, 2021

Farmers urged to think ‘SAFE’ as slurry spreading period approaches

Farmers urged to think ‘SAFE’ as slurry spreading period approaches

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is urging the region’s farmers to take simple safety measures when...

January 26, 2021

HSENI launches its third Farm Safe Essential message ‘Give Slurry Space’

HSENI launches its third Farm Safe Essential message ‘Give Slurry Space’

The Health and Safety Executive of Northern Ireland (HSENI) has launched its third Farm Safe Essential message, ‘Give Slurry Space’,...

October 5, 2020

Farmers reminded: ‘Just one lungful of slurry gas can kill’

Farmers reminded: ‘Just one lungful of slurry gas can kill’

There are additional risks just now with farmers and contractors busy working with animals, making silage and spreading fertiliser and...

June 24, 2020

Farmers urged to remember ‘slurry mixing code’ during spreading season

Farmers urged to remember ‘slurry mixing code’ during spreading season

Farmers are urged to take extra care when working with slurry by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland...

January 22, 2020

Farmers urged to take care in mixing slurry as deadline approaches

Farmers urged to take care in mixing slurry as deadline approaches

As the January 31 deadline for spreading slurry approaches, the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) is warning...

January 25, 2019

Swann calls for farmers to be allowed to spread slurry early

Swann calls for farmers to be allowed to spread slurry early

Ulster Unionist Party leader Robin Swann has called on Northern Ireland’s Department of Agriculture to lift the ban on farmers...

January 12, 2019

Amazone gets serious about getting slurry out

Amazone gets serious about getting slurry out

In many countries, slurry application is most usually associated with grassland. Meanwhile, over in continental Europe, a good deal of...

November 2, 2018

Check out this cool compressor set up to pull pints

Check out this cool compressor set up to pull pints

It might have been hiding among the latest gadgets and machinery at Balmoral Show – but you won’t find this...

May 27, 2018

Up to 100,000 gallons of slurry spills into river

Up to 100,000 gallons of slurry spills into river

It has been reported that up to 100,000 gallons of slurry spilled into a river in Northern Ireland earlier this...

May 25, 2018

Co. Antrim slurry spill: Police warning motorists to slow down

Co. Antrim slurry spill: Police warning motorists to slow down

Police are warning motorists to reduce their speed and to drive with “extreme caution” around north-west Lisburn today, following reports...

April 23, 2018