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BDC Systems Ltd demonstrates new grain handling solutions on show for the first time at LAMMA 2023

Skip LAMMA 23 at your peril! It has potentially never been so important for farmers to take advantage of the available expertise to ensure they have the right machinery in place to make harvest 2023 run as smoothly and as profitably as possible. “For the first time in the UK, we will be demonstrating Grain Balance a new post-harvest software application which runs on any smartphone. Developed by Skandia Elevator, Grain Balance’s Grain App, allows farmers to easily and accurately measure, in real time, the loads of grain arriving on farm to go into storage, the field in which …

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Sean Copeland joins BDC Systems Ltd as Regional Sales Manager, North of England

                                                                   Sean Copeland, BDC Systems’ Regional Sales Manager, North of England To build on its proven record of first-class service and support for existing customers and to meet the demands for updated or new grain handling systems and grain processing plants, Sean Copeland is joining BDC Systems Ltd as Regional Sales Manager covering the North of England. “We always have a keen eye on ensuring that we …

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Huddlestone Produce takes advantage of change in planning regulations when upgrading grain drying and storage plant and speeds up harvest

                                                    Skandia Elevator handling equipment installed with Svegma continuous flow grain drier A continuous flow drier with square bin storage had been in place for over 40 years at Robert Huddlestone’s Groves Farm at Howden, East Yorks, where Huddlestone Produce is based. Unsurprisingly, this grain drying and storage system was no longer reliable and lacked the capacity to cope with modern harvest demands. The time had come to upgrade and reap the benefits to …

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BDC Systems Ltd partner with Kongskilde

               Kongskilde SUC-E 300 suction blower   In an exciting development within the post-harvest marketplace, BDC Systems Ltd has announced its appointment as an importer and specialised dealer for Kongskilde, covering the UK and Ireland. “Our existing and potential customers now have access to Kongskilde’s full range of post-harvest solutions, from its pneumatic conveying systems through to its range of aspirators and dual cleaners,” said Andrew Head, BDC Systems, sales director. Kongskilde’s equipment range sits comfortably within BDC Systems existing portfolio of grain drying, cleaning, storage, handling, ventilation, milling and mixing equipment and …

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Bonnington Mains Farm speeds up harvest by one week with new grain processing plant from BDC Systems Ltd and partner DMI Mechanical Engineers

BDC Systems Ltd working closely with DMI Mechanical Engineers (now part of McArthur Agriculture) have helped Alistair Robertson, who farms a large arable unit which includes winter wheat, oil seed rape and winter barley, at Bonnington Mains Farms, Kirknewton, Midlothian, to finish last year’s harvest in record time. “Our drier was nearing the end of its life, unable to cope with an increase in capacity and was part of an outdated system,” said Mr Robertson. “We had to handle grain several times before it went into store or on to the lorry to be sold,” explained Mr Robertson. “We …

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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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McArthur Agriculture to acquire BDC Systems Ltd

Operating independently both companies will continue to deliver valuable and proven solutions to meet the post-harvest needs of their customers Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire & Marlborough, Wiltshire: 22 March, 2022- McArthur Agriculture has today announced that it plans to acquire complete grain handling solutions provider, BDC Systems Ltd, in a deal to be completed in early April. Both companies will continue to operate as independent businesses. BDC Systems’ Andrew Head and Andrew Lee will remain as directors, Mr Head fulfilling a sales director role and Mr Lee continuing as technical director. Both will be instrumental in leading BDC Systems’ day to …

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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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