Using Digestate on Farmland

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AD digestate can be used as a low-cost, sustainable source of crop fertiliser and organic matter. This half-day workshop will explore the issues and latest developments around using digestate on farmland, followed by a networking lunch and optional tour of the GWE Biogas facility. The event is organised by the BioVale Anaerobic Digestion Special Interest Group Special Interest Group, which is open to members from across the sector focusing on plant operation and efficiency. Please find the programme details and tickets on Eventbrite.

Programme (provisional):

09:30 Coffee and Registration

10:00 Welcome and Introductions – BioVale AD SIG

Introduction to the day and to the AD SIG

10:10 Smart Use of Digestate – John Williams (ADAS, WRAP)

Results from WRAP’s 5- year DC-Agri project and how they can help you plan your digestate use more effectively.

10:40 A Farmer’s View of Digestate Use – TBC

11:10 Coffee

11:30 Environmental management and digestate use on farmland – Jennie Stafford (Frontier)

12:00 The European Picture – TBC

12:30 Lunch & Networking

13:00 Introduction to an AD Plant – GWE Biogas

Optional tour around the GWE Biogas facilities. Please note, tickets for this tour are limited and you must book a ‘GWE Biogas tour’ as well as a ‘AD SIG delegate’ ticket to attend.

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