Category: Spreading

Digestate solutions: spreading for success in 2019

9th January 2019

Last year, AWSM Recyling spread 325,000 tonnes of digestate. Sourced from aerobic digestion (AD) plants, digestate provides farmlands across the nation with a useful and convenient source of nutrients. Often referred to as ‘rocket fuel’, digestate is a great organic fertiliser — the nickname is attributed mainly to its

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Tackling ammonia emissions from digestate in farming practices

1st November 2018

Digestate is rich in Nitrogen and is considered the most significant crop nutrient from the fertiliser. The levels of this are determined by the varying type of digestate alongside timing and the application method. The Defra proposed controls for fertiliser, manure and slurry management and applications will affect how

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How does the weather affect digestate spreading agricultural services?

11th September 2018

With the weather quickly changing from warm and dry to wet and cold, agricultural services and practises will be changing alongside the seasons. When considering spreading or injecting slurry and digestate and even the storage of your digestate products, you must also consider the current weather conditions and how

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The economic effects of utilising digestate spreading and storage

16th August 2018

Digestate spreading is a method of fertilisation that revolves around the application of digestate, a nutrient-rich product that is formed through anaerobic digestion. Digestate is made up of a mixture of indigestible material and deceased microorganisms, as opposed to compost, which is formed using anaerobic microorganisms and requires oxygen.

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