Biofuels a cash crop for farmers?

Farmers can earn more money and be more productive by planting energy crops. An Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) study of three farms demonstrated that by planting crops for biofuel, profits can be increased whilst providing green fuels and without impacting food production. The farmers chose to grow energy crops to make better use of underused or poor quality […]

Anaerobic digestion trial tees off on golf course

A series of landmark trials are examining the potential for using anaerobic digestate as an alternative to commercial fertilisers in landscaping and regeneration projects. The studies, organised by the Waste & Resources Action Programme, could boost the UK’s anaerobic digestion industry by opening up potential new markets for digestate, the nutrient-rich bio-fertiliser produced as part […]