Using digestate on farmland

Date: 17th June

Time: 9:30am–1:00pm

Price: Free

Venue: Driffield Rugby Club, Kelleythorpe

Using digestate on farmland | BioVale

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 the latest developments around using AD digestate on farmland. The meeting will be followed by an optional networking lunch. A tour of GWE Biogas’s Driffield facility is also possible by arrangement.

Basis CPD points are being applied for.

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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 – James Hopwood (Ibbotsons)

11:10 Coffee

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

12:00 Making more from digestate before it leaves the AD plant – David Tompkins (Aqua Enviro)

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.

Tickets for the event can be booked on EventBrite. If you wish to attend the afternoon tour, you must also  book a ‘GWE Biogas tour’ ticket.