Tag: farming

Slug Pellets – the facts

Slug pellets are a vital part of the arable farmer’s toolbox in our region. But how do you know which ones to use, and how can we tell if they are effective? Do you know what pellets you’re using? Are...

October 14, 2015

Farmers on board for Slug It Out campaign

Earlier this year we embarked on a new project to tackle a significant problem facing both the farming and water industries – metaldehyde from slug pellets leaching into our reservoirs. The Slug It Out campaign has an ambitious aim –...

September 14, 2015

Freebies and farmers at #Cereals15…

Over the last few days, the British summer has been out in force, marking the biggest event on the agricultural calendar and leaving more than a few with the infamous farmer tan… I’m of course talking about Cereals 2015; two...

June 11, 2015

Slugging it out…

Clean, healthy drinking water delivered to our homes is something we all take for granted in today’s society. This is thanks to the hundreds of water treatment works which purify water before it is pumped into our homes and workplaces....

June 8, 2015