PM Theresa May Visits Dairy Farm

PM Theresa May Visits Dairy Farm

Prime Minister Theresa May visited Fairview Farm, a dairy farm in Bangor this month. She was shown by owners Stephen and Susanne Jackson. After her tour of the farm, Mrs May met with representatives of the Ulster Farmers’ Union for lunch in the farmhouse. They discussed their concerns within the agriculture industry and talked about…

FGS Agri staff help tidy-up

FGS Agri staff at Kemsley Mill, Sittingbourne gave back to the local community by helping with a clean-up event. The employees from FGS Agri joined forces with employees from DS Smith Kemsley Mill,members of the public and Swale Borough Council to spend a morning tidying up their area. They cut back hedgerows and collected litter…

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…