Farming – Dairypower http://www.dairypower.com Wed, 16 Oct 2019 12:14:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.3 Dutch Farmer Has Lucky Escape http://www.dairypower.com/dutch-farmer-has-lucky-escape/ http://www.dairypower.com/dutch-farmer-has-lucky-escape/#respond Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:21:38 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=2390 On Friday evening, 22 February, a large explosion took place on a Dutch farm as a slurry tank was being agitated by a tractor.  Fortunately, the Ter Weele family from Markelo were unharmed during the traumatic event. The explosion caused part of the building to collapse, with dozens of concrete slats of more than 1,000 […]

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On Friday evening, 22 February, a large explosion took place on a Dutch farm as a slurry tank was being agitated by a tractor.  Fortunately, the Ter Weele family from Markelo were unharmed during the traumatic event.

The explosion caused part of the building to collapse, with dozens of concrete slats of more than 1,000 kilos thrown into the air and before ending up in the slurry tank.  Freek ter Weele himself was lucky. He had some minor injuries but as he was standing on a concrete slab stuck to the wall, he escaped the worst of it. Twenty cows, unfortunately, did not survive.

Aeration system

The Ter Weele family never want to experience such an explosion again – ‘At all costs’ – and therefore wanted an aeration system installed as part of the reconstruction.  During their research, they came across the Dairypower Smart Slurry Aeration System installed in the Netherlands by our Dutch dealer DSD Stalinrichting.  After discussing the system with them and the advantages it had in helping to prevent gases build up and produce a better quality of slurry, the Ter Weeles decided to install the system.

The Dairypower Smart Slurry system pumps air through the manure several times a day. Mixing is no longer necessary, because the slurry is always in a homogenous pumpable state.   The system also reduces the emission of methane and other harmful gases and reduces odor.

Our Smart Slurry aeration is not a new system – it has been used in England, Ireland and throughout Europe, by many farmers for over twenty years now.  In the Netherlands, dozens of farms have the system installed.

On Tuesday, the new barn was put back into use for the first time after repair.  We wish the Ter Weele family all the best with their new building and many years happy farming.

Slurry Aeration

c. Bert Kamp

* Extracts and images from www.nieuweoogst.nl Read the full article here.

 

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Follow us on YouTube! http://www.dairypower.com/follow-us-on-youtube/ http://www.dairypower.com/follow-us-on-youtube/#respond Tue, 05 Mar 2019 11:21:38 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=2319 Did you know Dairypower Equipment have a YouTube channel?  Make sure you are following us for up-to-date videos on all our systems and installations! With an extremely busy start to the year of installations all around the world, we’ve been making a big effort to take more video footage of our systems in action!  The […]

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Did you know Dairypower Equipment have a YouTube channel?  Make sure you are following us for up-to-date videos on all our systems and installations!

With an extremely busy start to the year of installations all around the world, we’ve been making a big effort to take more video footage of our systems in action!  The videos give a better insight into how our slurry aeration and scraper systems work.

For more information on any of Dairypower’s systems have a look at our website or contact us on

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and we’d be delighted to discuss your individual requirements!

You can connect with us on YouTube here
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27 Years and Still Going Strong! http://www.dairypower.com/2269-2/ http://www.dairypower.com/2269-2/#respond Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:52:06 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=2269 A new Dairypower Ratchet Scraper System installed for Michael & PJ Ahern in Ballyduff, Co Waterford recently. It’s the second system we fitted for the Aherns, the last one being in 1991 – which we’re proud to say is still working perfectly 27 years later! Our patented scraper system has many unique features that make […]

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A new Dairypower Ratchet Scraper System installed for Michael & PJ Ahern in Ballyduff, Co Waterford recently.

It’s the second system we fitted for the Aherns, the last one being in 1991 – which we’re proud to say is still working perfectly 27 years later!

Our patented scraper system has many unique features that make it the safest and most trouble free system in the world. The Dairypower scraper system is hydraulically operated, which means fewer moveable parts and considerably less risk of breakdowns.

For more information see our website or contact us on IRE: +353214383100 / GB: +441772422292

#Dairypower #SmartFarming #Scrapers

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Dairypower visits the Netherlands http://www.dairypower.com/dairypower-visits-netherlands/ http://www.dairypower.com/dairypower-visits-netherlands/#respond Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:02:35 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1846 Pat and Rick recently visited the Netherlands to spend a few days with our Dutch dealers DSD Stalinrichting. On the first day we visited Diarycampus Leeuwarden where we had previously fitted two Smart Slurry Aeration Systems and who were carrying out test trials on the methane and emissions reduction from using our Smart Slurry Aeration Systems […]

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Pat and Rick recently visited the Netherlands to spend a few days with our Dutch dealers DSD Stalinrichting.

On the first day we visited Diarycampus Leeuwarden where we had previously fitted two Smart Slurry Aeration Systems and who were carrying out test trials on the methane and emissions reduction from using our Smart Slurry Aeration Systems as opposed to traditional pumping mixers.

Dairycampus Leeuwarden is the Dutch dairy chain, fuelled by more than 18,000 dairy farmers.  It aims to promote sustainable development, while simultaneously enhancing and expanding its position in an increasingly global market. The test results are looking extremely good and we’ll keep you posted as soon as trials are completed!

On our second day, we paid a visit to one of our Smart Slurry Aeration Systems just installed in Aarlanderveen along with our Dutch dealer DSD Stalinrichting.

The Dairypower Smart Slurry Aeration System is now established as being the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly method of keeping slurry in a homogenous pumpable state that is always ready to spread. The system introduced to the Irish market in 1998 is now established as a market leader in Ireland with over 400 systems in operation.  For more details see our website www.dairypower.com

All in all, it was a great trip back to the Netherlands and great to see more of Daiypower’s systems in action and working as they should.

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Michael & Catherine Gowing – Dairy Farm Open Day http://www.dairypower.com/michael-catherine-gowing-dairy-farm-open-day/ http://www.dairypower.com/michael-catherine-gowing-dairy-farm-open-day/#respond Sat, 03 Jun 2017 15:26:54 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1734 MICHAEL & CATHERINE GOWING ARE HOSTING AN OPEN DAY ON THEIR DAIRY FARM AT SCORDUFF, BROSNA, BIRR, CO. OFFALY ON THURSDAY 22ND JUNE, 2017. Originally a Laois man, Michael bought the then 290-acre farm in 2007. Michael along with his wife Catherine – both former Macra Na Feirme Presidents – have grown the farm further […]

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MICHAEL & CATHERINE GOWING ARE HOSTING AN OPEN DAY ON THEIR DAIRY FARM AT SCORDUFF, BROSNA, BIRR, CO. OFFALY ON THURSDAY 22ND JUNE, 2017.

Originally a Laois man, Michael bought the then 290-acre farm in 2007. Michael along with his wife Catherine – both former Macra Na Feirme Presidents – have grown the farm further over the past decade by purchasing and leasing more adjoining land and increasing the herd size by 50%.

The Dairy Open Day at Scorduff Farm promises to be one of the largest events to be held in the Midlands. The Open Day is being supported by EASYFIX, AFS, Macra Na Feirme, Dairypower, Paul & Vincent, Dovea Genetics, Centenary Agri, Fullwood Packo, Crowley Engineering, Specialist Nutrition, Moreway, EV Condell and Liffey Mills. The Open Day will run from 10.30 to 2.30am

The event will include talks and presentations on a number of key topics and there will be representatives available from EASYFIX, AFS, Macra Na Feirme, Dairypower, Paul & Vincent, Dovea Genetics, Centenary Agri, Fullwood Packo, Crowley Engineering, Specialist Nutrition, Moreway, EV Condell and Liffey Mills.

For further details see on Dairypower see www.dairypower.ie

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Dairy innovations steal the show at the EuroTier agri-tech event in Hannover http://www.dairypower.com/dairy-innovations-steal-show-eurotier-agri-tech-event-hannover/ http://www.dairypower.com/dairy-innovations-steal-show-eurotier-agri-tech-event-hannover/#respond Mon, 09 Jan 2017 12:57:53 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1701 There was a heavy focus on farm safety at EuroTier, particularly products for the handling of slurry. Dairypower’s Managing director Pat O’Donovan and technical manager Rick Crowley were at the event to discuss the Smart Slurry aeration system with farmers that was first introduced to the Irish market in 1998. With so many farm fatalities […]

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There was a heavy focus on farm safety at EuroTier, particularly products for the handling of slurry.

Dairypower’s Managing director Pat O’Donovan and technical manager Rick Crowley were at the event to discuss the Smart Slurry aeration system with farmers that was first introduced to the Irish market in 1998.

With so many farm fatalities caused by slurry gas, more farmers are installing aeration systems in their tanks.

“Aerating the slurry prevents a crust forming on the surface that traps in the gas. It has also been proven to increase the nitrogen content of the slurry making it more valuable as a fertiliser,” said Pat.

“There is no need to mix slurry when an aeration system is in place as this is an environmentally friendly method of keeping slurry in a homogeneous pumpable state that is always ready to spread.”

The system is relatively simple because it employs a low-energy consumption electric motor and roots blower pump, electric rotary valves and self-closing neoprene non-return outlet valve.

All the piping is 50mm class D uPVC which neither corrodes nor degrades. Working on a time switch, the system is fully automatic and would typically run for three to four periods each day without any need for human intervention.

One main pump is enough for up to 320 cows depending on the logistics of the shed. Furthermore, the running costs have been shown by independent evaluation to be as low as €1 per day. A typical cost for installing the Smart Slurry system is around €25,000 to €30,000 for a 100-cow shed.

Dairypower has installed over 600 of our Smart Slurry aeration systems in Ireland and numerous more worldwide. Read more in this recent Irish Independent article on the EuroTier agri-tech event in Hannover

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National Ploughing Championships 2016 http://www.dairypower.com/national-ploughing-championships-2016-take-place-september-20th-22nd/ http://www.dairypower.com/national-ploughing-championships-2016-take-place-september-20th-22nd/#respond Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:30:35 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1649 The National Ploughing Championships 2016 will take place this year in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offally from 20th until 22nd September. The event is Europe’s largest outdoor Exhibition and Agricultural Trade Show and last year attracted over 280,000 visitors as well as 1,500 exhibitors. The National Championships is now no longer just for ploughing or machinery […]

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The National Ploughing Championships 2016 will take place this year in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offally from 20th until 22nd September.

The event is Europe’s largest outdoor Exhibition and Agricultural Trade Show and last year attracted over 280,000 visitors as well as 1,500 exhibitors.

The National Championships is now no longer just for ploughing or machinery enthusiasts, with the modern event now features something for just about every member of the community. These include a Tented Trade Village, a Food Fair, Craft Village, Livestock, Forestry, Education, Lifestyle, Motor Show, Financial Services, Bio Energy and Agri Service.

Dairypower will be once again be returning to showcase our products and services at this year’s event, including our milking parlours, slurry aeration and automatic scraper systems.  For further details check out our website www.dairypower.com

 

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Pembrokeshire County Show 16th-18th August 2016 http://www.dairypower.com/pembrokeshire-county-show-16th-18th-august-2016/ http://www.dairypower.com/pembrokeshire-county-show-16th-18th-august-2016/#respond Mon, 15 Aug 2016 10:00:30 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1647 Pembrokeshire County Show, the largest agricultural county show in Wales, takes place this year from 16th – 18th August. This year’s event is jam-packed with great attractions and events, including agriculture and equine, showjumping, crafts and vintage. Dairypower Equipment will be at this year’s event showcasing our products and services, including our Smart Slurry Aeration […]

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Pembrokeshire County Show, the largest agricultural county show in Wales, takes place this year from 16th – 18th August.

This year’s event is jam-packed with great attractions and events, including agriculture and equine, showjumping, crafts and vintage.

Dairypower Equipment will be at this year’s event showcasing our products and services, including our Smart Slurry Aeration and Automatic Scraper Systems.  The Dairypower Smart Slurry Aeration System is now established as being the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly method of keeping slurry in a homogenous pumpable state that is always ready to spread.

Contact us 0214383100(IRE)/01772422292 (UK) for further details.  www.dairypower.com

 

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Tullamore Show 14th August 2016 http://www.dairypower.com/tullamore-show-14th-august-2016/ http://www.dairypower.com/tullamore-show-14th-august-2016/#respond Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:46:10 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1642   Tullamore Show & AIB National Livestock Show is Ireland’s premier agricultural event. Every year, it attracts the best cattle, sheep, and equine breeders from all over the country, alongside entrants for its other 1000-plus competitions with a total prize-fund of €168,000. Dairypower is delighted to be showcasing our products and services, including our Smart […]

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Tullamore Show & AIB National Livestock Show is Ireland’s premier agricultural event. Every year, it attracts the best cattle, sheep, and equine breeders from all over the country, alongside entrants for its other 1000-plus competitions with a total prize-fund of €168,000.

Dairypower is delighted to be showcasing our products and services, including our Smart Slurry Aeration and Automatic Scraper Systems, at this year’s event.  The Dairypower Smart Slurry Aeration System is now established as being the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly method of keeping slurry in a homogenous pumpable state that is always ready to spread.

It is Ireland’s largest one-day show, averaging 60,000 visitors in recent years. As always, this year, there will also a be a host of other attractions for all the family, including a Country Music Jamboree, starring Michael English; a range of demonstrations, featuring a cooking tutorial from Neven Maguire; fashion shows; a vintage car and machinery display; a rare animal breeds’ corner alongside 700 trade stands.

For further details contact us on : 0214383100(IRE)/01772422292 (UK)

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Birmingham Livestock Event 2016 http://www.dairypower.com/birmingham-live-stock-event-2016/ http://www.dairypower.com/birmingham-live-stock-event-2016/#respond Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:42:53 +0000 http://www.dairypower.com/?p=1611 This year’s Livestock Event will take place at Birmingham NEC from 6th to 7th July. Livestock Event is the leading B2B event for the UK livestock industry and is an essential visit for any farmer, herdsman or individual involved with the industry. The event takes up a 64,000 sq.m. area and features over 400 exhibitors, […]

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This year’s Livestock Event will take place at Birmingham NEC from 6th to 7th July.

Livestock Event is the leading B2B event for the UK livestock industry and is an essential visit for any farmer, herdsman or individual involved with the industry.

The event takes up a 64,000 sq.m. area and features over 400 exhibitors, as well as working machinery demonstrations, seminar areas, and National Dairy & Beef Shows.  It is expected to attract over 17,000 UK and international livestock farmers and full details of the event are available at www.livestockevent.co.uk

Dairypower Equipment is delighted to be showcasing our products and services, including our Smart Slurry Aeration and Automatic Scraper Systems, at this year’s two-day event.  The Dairypower Smart Slurry Aeration System is now established as being the most cost-effective and environmentally friendly method of keeping slurry in a homogenous pumpable state that is always ready to spread.

You can find us at stand number SI 488 or contact us on 0214383100(IRE)/01772422292 (UK) for further details.  www.dairypower.com

“The Innovators in Slurry Aeration Solutions”

 

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