How to market, distribute and utilise anaerobic digestate in agriculture - Stirling

Venue:
The Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling, FK8 1DU, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Monday, 4 March, 2013 - 09:30 - 16:00

A new WRAP training course is now available to AD operators.

How to market, distribute and utilise anaerobic digestate in agriculture will be held in Scotland on 4th March 2013 and will help operators;

  • Better understand the application of their digestate outputs to agriculture.
  • Better understand digestate properties and benefits.
  • Understand how to successfully market and utilise digestate in an agricultural setting.

To register your place please email sue.baughan@wrap.org.uk including your full name, company name and address and email address.  Once registered you will be sent joining instructions nearer the time.

Cost of the course:

£25 +VAT

The course presenters:

  • Paul Newell Price of ADAS
  • Audrey Litterick of Earthcare Technical Ltd
  • Lee Best of WRAP/ZWS.

What will be covered (content may change):

Why should farmers use digestate?

  • The agronomic/economic benefits of digestate use
  • Determining nutrient content and overall benefits – lab and rapid analysis
  • Digestate nutrient supply to the crop
  • Addressing Risks & Myths
  • Digestate use in Agriculture - Codes, specifications e.g. PAS 110, Regulations & Farm Assurance
  • Landbank  for digestate– where to spread it and ‘knowing your market’
  • How to develop a marketing strategy for recycling digestate to agricultural land
  • Logistical issues
  • Case study – Holsworthy
  • Group sessions - developing the marketing strategy and ‘sales pitch’

Please note places are limited.  AD operators will be given priority

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Contact

Lee Best

07876745118