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Weighbridge Driver Terminals and the Benefits of Weighbridge Automation Systems

When it comes to the world of industry, automation isn’t a new concept. Whether it’s automating different elements of the manufacturing process or automating communication systems, we’re always striving to do more by doing less. The agricultural industry is no different, which is why this month, the Parkerfarm team are going to be talking about how you can go about automating your weighbridge and the associated benefits of doing so.   Safety A few months ago, perhaps this point might not have resonated, but given that we’re in the middle of a global pandemic, automation has never seemed safer.  With regular...

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Ten Tips for Restarting Your Farm Weighbridge

With a slowdown in business over the last few months, now might be a good time to check your weighbridge is in proper working order. This will address any issues which may have arisen while it has seen little use and will ensure your agricultural operations are ready for action when you need them. It’s important to point out, for the benefit of your safety and the safety of your employees, that you ensure the proper PPE is worn when carrying out any maintenance, cleaning or checks on your weighbridge. Site protocols should be in place if work with electrical equipment...

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How New Government Funding Could Help Farmers Invest in Weighbridges

The government has offered farmers £30 million in a new funding scheme to invest in new equipment such as weighbridges. The government have recently announced that as of 2019, they are granting the scheme £30 million to help farmers invent in new equipment, technologies and robotics. This will help farmers reduce costs, improve product quality and increase productivity levels in the industry. The Countryside Productivity Scheme provides funding for projects in England to help improve productivity in the farming industry, help create jobs and improve growth in the rural economy. Ultimately, the aim of the grant is to make equipment more affordable...

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Parkerfarm sells a weighbridge to Countryfile’s presenter Adam Henson

Parkerfarm are delighted to have sold a weighbridge to the nation’s favourite farmer Adam Henson and his farm. Adam Henson is famous for co-presenting the BBC’s TV show Countryfile, which airs at a primetime slot on Sunday evenings. The show regularly reaches over 6 million viewers each week. Nonetheless, besides being a presenter Adam is predominantly a farmer and runs Bemborough Farm in the Cotswolds with his business partner Duncan Andrews. Recently they have decided to expand their farm and build a new farmyard development with a grain store. Duncan told us that as the farm is growing and the workload...

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