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Environment Agency Moves to Ban Recycled Carpet Fibre Use in Equestrian Surfaces

Important news for the horse arena industry today as the Environment Agency moves to ban recycled carpet fibre waste use in equestrian surfaces. As reported in the Horse and Hound, the Environment Agency is banning the use of carpet waste due to ‘uncertainty on chemicals risk, microplastic releases and non-confirming material contamination‘ from the recycled […]

NAAC Land Drainage Installation Guides

The NAAC has published guides on Land Drainage installation focusing on Pipeline Reinstatement, Sports Turf and Field Drainage schemes. They can be downloaded here – https://www.naac.co.uk/land-drainage/ The Quality Requirements states that the smooth and corrugated ‘Plastic Pipes (up to 200mm diameter) and Connectors must conform to BS4962 (1989) or an equivalent European Standard. Larger pipes, […]

Farmers Weekly Article – Improving Soil Management

In recent article, Mr Chris Bayliss who is an Estate Manager for Sir Richard Sutton Estates, spoke to the Farmers Weekly regarding the benefits using land drainage for improving soil management and quality on the estate. The article goes on to explain: ‘2012 highlighted shortcomings in the estate‚Äôs drainage, so a substantial area of land […]

Field Drainage Guide

An excellent Field Drainage Guide from the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) covering how land drainage works, the benefits of drainage, installation, soil management and maintenance. Also included are some interesting Case Studies: https://projectblue.blob.core.windows.net/media/Default/Imported%20Publication%20Docs/Field%20drainage%20guide%200818.pdf  

PolyDry for Crop Conditioning in Stock

In preparation for Harvest 2019, our range of PolyDry Crop Conditioning products are now in stock. These include full vertical pedestals, as well as our 450mm laterals with anti roll connectors and end caps for the horizontal system. This product is specifically made for crop drying – the plastic is food grade quality and the […]