Site work has begun

work has finally begun The problem Site work has begun! Digger work for the first of our Nature Based Water management areas began on Monday the 1st November at the Henrys dairy farm! Digger work starts 1/11/21 Our site works contractor Arnie Harkness has made excellent progress and can be seen digging the final swale …

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WIN releases feasibility study

WIN releases feasibility study The problem Stage one of the project involved identifying water problems on various farms, making a list of the problems and brainstorming potential innovative solutions. This stage was very much about thinking big and not limiting our options. The initial phase of stage two involved a feasibility study. The feasibility study …

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Pig Farm

pig farm James is a prominent pig and beef farmer in the Ballinderry river catchment. The main problem on the farm is that yard water is caught in a slurry reception tank which has limited capacity. Caption to go here. The problem The main problem on the farm is that yard water is caught in …

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Poultry Farm

Poultry farm Robert is our part time free-range poultry farmer. The farm has cereal growing land which has high levels of nutrients, especially Phosphate. This is assumed to be a result of historically annual applications of nutrient rich hen manure. Caption to go here. The problem The farm has cereal growing land which has high …

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Beef Farm

BEEF farm Kenny is a part time suckler beef farmer. The farm is situated above land leading down to the Ballinderry river. He runs a split calving system, with some cows calving in the spring and some in the autumn. Caption to go here. The problem The majority of Kennys farm is free draining as …

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Dairy Farm

dairy farm Farmer profile- Bill and Adrian are a typical NI dairy farm found in the Ballinderry river catchment. They milk approximately 150 cows which calve year round. They run a grass based system, with cows grazing during the day and housed at night for supplement feeding. The problem The farmland is mainly heavy clay …

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