Slurry

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

Local study to put slurry nutrient separation to the test

Local study to put slurry nutrient separation to the test

A pioneering study at the new Nutrient Management Centre at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (AFBI) is set to test...

April 14, 2018

End to slurry ban recommended in government report more than a year ago

End to slurry ban recommended in government report more than a year ago

A government-commissioned report by DAERA’s expert working group recommended ending the slurry ban more than a year ago, AgriLand can...

January 25, 2018

Slurry export deadline extended in NI

Slurry export deadline extended in NI

Northern Ireland farmers now have an extra month to submit their slurry export forms as Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA)...

January 19, 2018

Reminder: Important NI slurry dates you need to know

Reminder: Important NI slurry dates you need to know

With slurry tanks already nearing capacity following a wet summer and autumn, many farmers are eagerly anticipating the start of...

January 14, 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

Slurry petition calls for end to ‘calendar farming craziness’

Slurry petition calls for end to ‘calendar farming craziness’

Approximately 2,000 people have signed an online petition calling for the slurry ban to be scrapped in Northern Ireland. The...

January 10, 2018

Managing slurry nutrients: Are you making the most of the brown stuff?

Managing slurry nutrients: Are you making the most of the brown stuff?

The amount of livestock manure applied in the UK each year would fill all the lanes of the M1, plus...

December 27, 2017

Online manure export forms expected to reduce BPS penalties ‘vastly’

Online manure export forms expected to reduce BPS penalties ‘vastly’

Northern Ireland farmers will be asked to fill out manure exports online in the new year – but it’s expected...

December 20, 2017

Heavy-duty, front-mounted filler boosts slurry throughput

Heavy-duty, front-mounted filler boosts slurry throughput

Danish manufacturer Samson Agro will unveil a tractor-mounted filling arm – for slurry tankers – at Agritechnica. It will be...

November 6, 2017

Two farmers hospitalised just hours before slurry ban deadline

Two farmers hospitalised just hours before slurry ban deadline

Two Co. Tyrone farmers have been hospitalised, and three animals have died, in a slurry accident just hours before this...

October 15, 2017

33 firefighters endeavour to rescue cattle which fell into a slurry tank

33 firefighters endeavour to rescue cattle which fell into a slurry tank

33 firefighters were called in to rescue a number of cattle which fell into a slurry tank in Northern Ireland...

September 28, 2017

Hooking up a slurry ‘road-train’: When one tanker just isn’t enough

Hooking up a slurry ‘road-train’: When one tanker just isn’t enough

What can you do if you just can’t fit enough in your slurry tanker; hook another onto the rear? That’s what...

August 28, 2017

Pics: Tractor cab destroyed in slurry tanker mishap

Pics: Tractor cab destroyed in slurry tanker mishap

This poor tractor driver in Wales was left soaked after a sight glass broke on the front of a slurry tanker,...

July 20, 2017

Will this unconventional slurry spreading system escape proposed splash-plate ban?

Will this unconventional slurry spreading system escape proposed splash-plate ban?

At the moment, there is a growing fear among farmers that steps could be taken to ban traditional splash-plate slurry...

June 22, 2017