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Theme: Silage effluent control

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WA0102: To investigate methods for the reduction of silage effluent
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £965,148
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Institute of Grassland and Environment Research (IGER)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0103: Prevention of water pollution due to leakage of silage effluent from bunker silos
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1997, Cost £268,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0104: Silage deterioration and effluent production
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £270,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0105: Silage dewatering using engineering means
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1993, Cost £180,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0106: To develop means of reducing effluent emissions from earth-floored field silage production
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £336,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0107: To review the evidence related to silage effluent production and provide guidance on effluent loss reduction
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1992, Cost £40,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0108: To assess suitability of mat making technologies to the UK
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1997, Cost £338,966
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0109: To understand the production and flow of effluent within silage and to develop a model
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £100,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0110: Non-polluting strategies for forage treatment and silage production (Extension to WA0109)
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1995, Cost £10,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Silsoe Research Institute (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
 
WA0111: Environmental impacts of baled silage
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2000, Cost £117,920
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   ADAS UK Ltd.
Field of Study:   Environmental Protection - Agriculture
 
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