Cold Winter Ahead

Temperature are dropping! FGS Agri’s gritting team are on hand to keep businesses safe across the South East. Our winter gritting and snow clearance service is tailored to the needs of commercial, industrial and personal premises. We monitor national weather conditions, notifying clients of potential risks in their area and gritting each site or clearing away any snow…

Dairybed – Alternative Livestock Bedding

Through our recycling of materials from various clients, FGS Agri have developed Dairybed, an alternative product from recycled paper which is suitable for use within the Livestock Bedding market. Through our trial work and feedback from existing customers we have discovered many benefits from the use of this material. For further information visit: www.dairybed.co.uk or…

Weald of Kent Ploughing Match

  We had an excellent day at the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match on Saturday. It was nice to see so many faces despite the weather. Thank you to all that came and visited us on our stand! We will be exhibiting at the Basingstoke Ploughing Match on 7 October. We hope to see many…

40% of UK Farmers to Invest in Animal Welfare in 2018

More UK Pork Cleared for China

Seven additional meat processors across England and Northern Ireland have now been cleared by the Chinese to export their pork to China. This announcement follows a long and thorough accreditation process which involved Chinese inspections of plants by China’s Certification and Accreditation (CNCA) agency and visits to China by several agriculture ministers from Northern Ireland.…

Vertical farming

Investors Sinking Millions into Vertical Farming

Vertical farming startup Plenty has, so far, attracted $200 million in agriculture-tech investment and plans to use this money to set-up more farms around the world and make the concept of indoor farming more viable and accessible. This huge investment has created more interest around the vertical farming technique which grows food in hanging modules…

Environment Secretary Backs Post-Brexit Seasonal Workers Scheme

Agriculture Workers Among Healthiest Workforce in UK

According to a survey of over 2,000 adults conducted by IronmongeryDirect, those working in the agriculture sector, including farm managers, technicians, mechanics and administrators are among the healthiest workers in the UK. The average agricultural worker is active for four and a half hours per day, with many in the industry being physically active for…

Summer Fun Day 2017!

  FGS Agri, FGS Plant, Countrystyle Recycling, Water Direct and Envar staff and their families enjoyed another brilliant annual Fun Day at Stanford Bridge Farm last month, raising an amazing £1952 for Kent Air Ambulance.