Category: Water Sustainability

Water Solution for Ughill Hall Farm

Water Solution Solar panels

Agrismart was pleased to attend the AHDB Beef & Lamb event at Jim Beary and his wife Julia’s farm on the 18th of July at Ughill Hall Farm, Ughill in Sheffield, where their water solution was showcased. An independent consultant, Liz Genever attended the event, for a workshop discussing improvements on animal performance and farm profitability through maximising grass utilisation. This year’s event follows a successful AHDB event at Jim and Julia’s farm last year, the revisit this year was…

How Satellite Technology Can Help Agriculture

How Satellite Technology Can Help Agriculture

The agritech sector is continually growing, and a large number of agricultural demands are not on course to be met. However, this makes it the perfect opportunity for investors in the space tech sector. Satellite technology can make a huge difference to our agricultural needs. Innovate technology has the potential to improve efficiency and reduce waste in the agricultural world, while also producing large returns. Why Does it Matter? Satellite data can help agriculture in a variety of ways. One…

Water shortages risk in England due to leaks and overuse

water shortages

Increasing pressure is being put on already overstretched water supplies from leaking pipes and domestic overuse of water. The wasted water resources as well as causing water shortages are also causing damage to rivers and wildlife, The Environment agency warns. Three billion litres of water a day in England are lost through leaking pipes.…

Water Supply – There’s something in the water

Water Supply - contaminated livestock water - water treatment

In the UK we take water supply for granted and expect to have a clean, cheap and secure water supply.  The problem with this thinking is we forget the real costs and problems with this resource.   For farm and equine businesses, it was calculated from a UK wide agricultural business survey that on average businesses pay between £1.40 and £2.00 per 1000 litres of water and use 2500 litres of water supply daily costing between £3.50 and £5 per…