Case Studies

Hobson family increases revenue with new hi-tech grain processing plant

Working with BDC Systems Ltd and its partner Irish Grain Handling Services Ltd (IGHS) the Hobson family, who farm 570ha of arable cropping: winter wheat, rye, milling oats and oil seed rape, spring barley, beans and camelina, and herbal leys at Warrenstown Farm, Co Meath, successfully completed Phase III of the development of their high-tech grain cleaning, drying and storage plant in time to provide additional revenue around harvest 2021. “Previous wet harvests and no control over green grain prices, meant that investment to improve productivity and efficiency of our grain handling process was imperative. A grain dryer was …

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STATE-OF-THE-ART MAKEOVER OF GRAIN PLANT FOR DONCASTER FARMER

BDC Systems and McArthur Agriculture continue to deliver cost-effective, future-proofed grain drying and handling solutions to improve productivity and efficiency Working closely with BDC Systems Ltd and its partner, McArthur Agriculture, enabled W E Foers & Son Ltd to replace its ageing grain drier and grain handling system with a state of the art solution that successfully met the challenging conditions around harvest 2021 and will continue to meet the challenges of harvests to come. “The previous system had been in service since the mid-eighties and was unable to handle the quantity of grain or the speed at which …

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BDC SOLUTIONS FUTURE PROOF GRAIN STORAGE FOR FRICKLEY HOLDING

To ensure that Frickley Holdings Ltd continues to be successfully run by the family and is equipped to combat climate change, its managing director, Michael Scholey, has installed a future-proofed grain handling machinery infrastructure as part of a succession plan. “It’s important that all the right equipment is in place enabling the next generation to successfully farm Frickley Holdings’ 800 plus acres near Doncaster and over 2,000 acres near York, and ensure that business thrives when I step down,” said Michael Scholey. “The modern, efficient grain drying plant that we now have, will play a huge part in achieving …

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Respected Oxfordshire Farmer Turns to BDC to Future-Proof Grain Store

BDC meets JA & D Cottrell’s requirements at new grain drying and handling plant Knowing that its existing grain drying and storage plant was outdated and would halt plans for future expansion, J A & D Cottrell worked closely with Nash Grain Services and BDC Systems Ltd, to design a state-of-the-art plant. The new plant, with an increased capacity of nearly 16,000t, enables the Cottrells to store their own grain and contract store for Frontier Agriculture. “Trevor Nash suggested that we talk to BDC as he knew it had a proven track record of successfully designing new plants and …

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BDC Systems Ltd and partner Edwards Engineering deliver hi-tech grain drying and processing plant to increase productivity and efficiency for Balgonie Estates Ltd.

New hi-tech grain drying and processing plant featuring Svegma drier, Skandia handling equipment, BM silos and JKF dust extraction equipment supplied by BDC Systems through Edwards Engineering.

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BDC Systems’ Moisture Monitoring System takes remote monitoring of moisture content of grain to next level

BDC Systems Limited’s Moisture Monitoring System (MMS) is helping farmers/grain store operators overcome the perennial challenge of how to accurately and automatically check moisture content (mc) of wet grain as it enters storage. BDC’s MMS now emails details of mc to any mobile device as well as sending text alerts if mc pre-defined limits are exceeded. “Since our MMS became commercially available in 2019, it has been extremely well received,” said Andrew Head, BDC’s MD. “These latest developments meet the increasing demand for real-time information to be remotely delivered to farmers/grain store operators.” Pre-configured timings for the delivery of …

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BDC Systems to represent Gibbons Agricultural in Scotland

Gibbons Agriculture chooses BDC Systems as agent in Scotland for Plug & Cool range

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New Automated Grain Plant Takes Pressure Off Farmer

John Greer of John Andrews & Co of Bridge Farm, Comber in Northern Ireland says he has experienced many benefits since overhauling his grain plant in 2017.

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New Grain Plant Cuts Drying Time By More Than Half

The installation of a new 13tph Svegma continuous flow drier at JD Townley & Son in Ballygowan, Co Down, has reduced the amount of time spent drying crops from 500hrs per season to 200 hrs.

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Major New Grain Plant Completed by BDC Systems in Irish Republic

A Svegma continuous flow grain dryer is at the heart of a new grain store at Warrenstown Farm near Drumree, Co. Meath, Eire.

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