The 43rd edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for farmers, crofters, rural professionals, policymakers, students and consultants.
Co-funded by the Scottish Government, the 43rd Edition of the SAC Farm Management Handbook will shortly be available to download free on the Farm Advisory Service website at https://www.fas.scot/publication/farm-management-handbook-2022-23/
The handbook includes:
- Gross margins and technical details for livestock, crop and organic enterprises.
- Information on Direct payments (Basic Payment Scheme, Greening, Grant Schemes) and Rural Development Programmes.
- Guidance on diversification, building and machinery costs, renewable energy, farm woodland, crofting and small farms, new entrants, finance, taxation and much more.
- Now includes a Carbon section which highlights the main greenhouse gases in agriculture, explains how the carbon footprinting process works, identifies mitigation measures, and provides farm benchmarks.
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