Our 80kW turbines, affectionately named Pinky and Perky, at Decoy Farm produce 80% of the electricity requirements for all of our pig and arable operations on site.
JSR have over 300kW of solar installations across the business. There are three roof mounted sites and one ground mounted site which powers the head office and surrounding farmstead.
JSR has 25ha of Willow at Southburn Farm producing 750t of biomass every three years which is sold to Iggesund in Cumbria, cardboard manufacturers, who power their whole process with biomass energy.
LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming) is the leading organisation promoting sustainable agriculture, food and farming. Helping farmers to produce good food with care, and to high environmental standards.
JSR became a LEAF Demonstration Farm in 2001, with the aim of demonstrating to a wide audience how to farm in a sustainable way based on IFM (Integrated Farm Management) and producing safe healthy food whilst caring for animal welfare and the countryside.