Discussion Groups

All our discussion groups have a local focus / topics, and all are based on an underlying emphasis on benchmarking and the use of physical and financial data to measure and assess performance. The number of meetings and the content varies between the different discussion groups.

In all cases the groups are professionally facilitated by a local consultant, skilled in managing meetings and programmes of meetings, with the objective that advice is relayed to the attendees.  The aim of each programme is to ensure that a range of topics are addressed and thereby create an integrated programme.


Women in agriculture: Inverness – Post-event summary

The sun shone on the second Inverness group meeting, held at Kinnahaird, Contin; the farm of Amy Grant which is run in partnership with her mum, Dorothy.   Poppy Frater led…

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Women in agriculture: Caithness – Post-event summary

The  meeting was held at Spittal Mains Farm, by kind permission of the Erridge & Southall Families – this was recently led by SAC Consultant Cat MacGregor.  An excellent turnout…

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Women in agriculture: Argyll – Post-event summary

At the second of the Argyll Women in Agriculture meetings, we went back to the basics of soil health and nutrition; what is soil made of, what nutrients can be…

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