DUP MEP Diane Dodds recently stopped by to visit ground breaking local company SlurryKat as part of her campaign for the European Elections.
SlurryKat – based near Laurencetown – is a first class example of the innovative and forward thinking SME sector in Northern Ireland.
SlurryKat now spreading in New Zealand. SlurryKat is a recognised leading manufacturer of quality, effluent handling equipment.
Since its founding in 1994, the company has established a reputation as the market leader throughout Britain, Ireland, Europe and now New Zealand with its award winning umbilical effluent irrigation systems.
Consider the benefits of the trailing shoe and dribble bar methods.
In the previous column, I discussed Tranche 3 of the Manure Efficiency Technology Scheme (METS) and why you should consider applying. I hope many of you took the advice on-board and proceeded to submit an application.
Waringstown based engineering company SlurryKat has walked away with three awards at this year's last ever Craigavon Business Awards, including accolades for Manufacturing Excellence, Best Export Initiative and the prestigious 2014 Craigavon Legacy Award for highest achieving business within the borough.
In a previous ‘Ask the Expert’ column, I talked about the first two parts of important factors that need to be considered and that are often missed when selecting and designing a dairy flushing system. Here, I’ll consider parts three and four.
With slurry spreading season almost upon us in 2014, I thought I would focus this month on slurry equipment, service tips and what you need to check prior to the commencement of slurry spreading at the start of February – all dependent on the weather conditions of course!
Q1. I was wondering what and when is the best time to apply my slurry in order to get the most benefit from it, and am I best to apply slurry on a rotational grazing basis or after each cut of silage.
- Andrew, Co Tyrone