Aerial view of Mertoun Estate

Home to the 7th Duke of Sutherland, Mertoun Estate Farms Ltd, is located in the Scottish Borders and farms over 2000ha of land in total along both sides of the River Tweed. Wheat is the estate’s main crop, accounting for over 700ha of production, with other crops including barley, oil-seed rape, potatoes, winter oats and […]

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Buscall Skandia

Skandia conveying and elevator systems together with a Denis Reciprocating Screen grain pre-cleaner / separator supplied by BDC Systems are playing a vital role in the new E Buscall & Partners grain storage and drying facility at Low Farm in Carbrooke, Norfolk. Designed jointly with their long term supplier Marrison Agriculture, E Buscall & Partners’ […]

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BDC and Svegma’s Long Track Record of Success with Weald Granary

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Svegma driers from BDC Systems have a long track record of success at Weald Granary, the largest arable farmers’ co-operative in the South East based near Maidstone. It provides grain storage, marketing and distribution, handling around 100,000 tonnes of grain per year with four intake systems for its 200+ members. Today, Weald Granary has three […]

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BDC Supports Long Term Success of Farmer Ben Smith


It has been nearly 25 years since farmer Ben Smith, based at Wantage, first took delivery of a 23tph Svegma drier. At the time he was farming approximately 1000 acres arable and 500 acres of rough grazing and grass. By 1999 a neighbouring 1000 acre farm was purchased and then a further 500 acres, so […]

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Aagaard Cleaner Overcomes Low Bushel Weight Grain Problems

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BDC Systems has supplied a new Aagaard 100tph heavy duty aspiration pre cleaner through dealer Nash Grain Systems to the Flichity Estate in Shropshire. This has enabled the client to overcome a problem with low bushel weight grain by increasing the density of the hectolitre weight from 69 to 71/2 kg/hl, thereby achieving extra returns. […]

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Taking Advantage of Energy Saving Benefits of Svegma Recirculating Drier

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With the ability to recirculate drying and cooling air prior to the burner or other heat source, the new Svegma recirculating drier offers the potential for major energy savings. This was the prime reason for the first specification in the UK of the drier by Tim Piper. It will be used on his 4000 acre […]

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BDC Provides New 1200 Tonne Drying & Storage Facility For R P Watts

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BDC Systems has supplied R P Watts farm at Baston Fen farm in south Lincolnshire with a new grain handling and storage system. The requirement was for 1200 tonnes of drying and storage facilities with the scope for future expansion. BDC Systems designed a new plant which is being used to dry wheat and rape. […]

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BDC Systems Has Played Major Role In Upgrading Grain Store At Rushall Farm

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BDC Systems has played a major role in the upgrading of the grain store at the Wookey family farm at Rushall in Wiltshire. Working for main design and build contractor T H White Installation Ltd, BDC Systems has supplied Akron hoppers, ventilation and Skandia handling equipment in the major modernisation of the farm’s plant. Nigel […]

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Coastal Grains again relies on BDC Systems for state of the art Grain Drying

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Coastal Grains, the UK’s second largest co-operative grain store, has once again turned to BDC Systems for a new Svegma grain drier. Supplied through local agent Yorkshire Storage Systems, this third drier demonstrates the continuing commitment to BDC Systems’ grain drying and handling technology in a relationship that has now lasted over 14 years. Coastal […]

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Wessex Grain’s New Facility Features Storage, Handling and Drying Expertise of BDC Systems

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When Wessex Grain opened its new storage facility in July 2011, as part of a £2.5 million pound investment, visitors to the site in Templecombe, Somerset would also have noted the silos, conveyors, elevators, ventilation equipment and grain driers supplied by BDC Systems through contractor Dorset Grain Services. More and more farmers are considering the […]

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