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Eskdalemuir exclusion zone reduced by 90 per cent

18 August 2014

FARMERS and landowners in Dumfries and Galloway will now be able to apply for permission to install agricultural-scale turbines, after the MoD withdrew objections around the Eskdalemuir Seismic Array facility.

New solar technology could boost farming economy

11 August 2014

A new innovative energy technology from the US that is set to benefit farmers has touched down in the UK.

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Features and analysis

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Renewables: Gap widening as Scotland vies for independence

With a referendum on independence looming, never has the focus on north and south been greater. Energy is likely to be a key battleground and a gap in renewables ambition seems to be emerging at the border.

Reduced Feed-in Tariff subsidy rates will be effective from April 1.

Renewables: Farmers urged to shop around for best renewable energy deal

Further cuts to renewable energy subsidies may be on the horizon, but experts believe farmers can still get a good deal. Olivia Midgley reports.

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VIDEO: On-farm AD gives poultry and dairy farms a powerful boost Video

THEY are two different farming enterprises but both dairy farmer David Parish and poultry producer Philip Mann have one thing in common – anaerobic digestion (AD) has completely transformed their businesses.

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