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Agribusiness News October 2022 – SAC Farm Management Handbook 2022/23

30 September 2022

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://fas.scot/publication/fmh2022

If you would like to buy a hard copy of this year’s handbook, please visit www.sac.co.uk/fmh or contact us on 01835 823322 or fmh@sac.co.uk

 

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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