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  • Microbrewery and Craft Beer brewers could face hop shortage

    Microbrewery and Craft Beer brewers could face hop shortage

    We’ve mentioned how we’re supplying more and more cone bottom tanks to microbreweries and craft brewing companies. This week, the Financial Times reports that the industry could face a challenge in the form of a shortage of hops this ...

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  • Free soil testing for accurate fertiliser application

    Free soil testing for accurate fertiliser application

    With the growing season nearly upon us, Welsh farmers are being given an opportunity to discover the benefits of soil analysis through a number of free soil testing workshops at Farming Connect. Regular soil testing enables farmers to adopt a ...

  • Controlling weather extremes – turning rainfall to an advantage

    Controlling weather extremes – turning rainfall to an advantage

    Shropshire and the surrounding areas are well known to experience seasonal flooding, according to the Shropshire Star. Whilst wet ground conditions can be a burden, triggering increased costs, lower output and extra work, the advantages of rainfall ...

  • Plan Ahead For the Beet Harvest – Get Your Molasses Tanks in Place

    Plan Ahead For the Beet Harvest – Get Your Molasses Tanks in Place

    Although the UK’s farmers will not be harvesting their beet crops until around December onwards, it’s time to start planning ahead when it comes to storing molasses, a by-product of this harvest. Proven time and time again to be one of ...

  • Record Crops Predicted – Storing Chemicals in Suitable Vertical Storage Tanks

    Record Crops Predicted – Storing Chemicals in Suitable Vertical Storage Tanks

    The US is celebrating bumper crops this year, according to Farming UK. The publication states that the record-breaking corn harvest this year surpassed expectations of the US Department of Agriculture and it seems that because of the warm summer ...

  • Green Innovation Fund Targets Farmers

    Green Innovation Fund Targets Farmers

    Reading Greenwise Business this week, we’ve learnt of a new fund available to small and medium-sized enterprises that are shown to be pioneering solutions to some of the problems currently facing the country’s farming, from water ...

  • Molasses Tanks – Storage a Solution for Scarce Supplies

    Molasses Tanks – Storage a Solution for Scarce Supplies

    News from Queensland Australia gives farmers in the UK an insight into avoiding shortages of molasses by implementing reliable self-storage solutions. Having had a warm summer in the UK this year ourselves, Quensland’s drought stricken ...

  • Molasses Tanks For Effective Storage Of Molasses and Liquid Fertilizer

    Molasses Tanks For Effective Storage Of Molasses and Liquid Fertilizer

    As the UK’s sugar beet harvest is still underway, molasses production is also at its yearly high. 50% sugar by weight, beet molasses contain calcium, potassium, oxalate and chloride, making for an ideal base for a number of animal feeds over ...

  • More Good News on a Bumper Apple Crop – Cone Bottom Tanks and Cider Production

    More Good News on a Bumper Apple Crop – Cone Bottom Tanks and Cider Production

    We’ve touched on this before, but according to the Financial Times, this year’s bumper apple crop is going from strength to strength. Often an anxious time of year for cider makers, this years crop eases the supply pressures for ...