From improving livestock efficiency to managing farm woodlands, there are a range of practical and profitable ideas that could help you to cut your carbon footprint, improve farm efficiency and profitability, whilst also improving your farms environmental performance.

Did you know you can get specialist advice on climate change, as part of an Integrated Land Management Plan (ILMP)?  FAS can help fund an adviser to visit your business and provide you with a specialist advice plan in any two of the following areas:

Improved farm efficiency | Climate change adaptation and mitigation | Soil and nutrient management | Biodiversity, habitat and landscape management | Woodland management and conservation | Water pollution, prevention and control | Organics | Archaeological and historic site advice | Animal welfare

Useful Links

News

Are you making the most of Integrated Pest Management?

Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is not a new idea in farming and many producers will be familiar with the concept through measures such as the pesticide industry’s Voluntary Initiative and…

read more >

Integrated Pest Management on Arable Farms, Angus – Event Summary

Integrated pest management Pest and disease control strategies for spring barley and winter wheat formed the focus of this meeting at Scotston of Kirkside.  There was an emphasis on the…

read more >

Upland Habitats and Impacts of Herbivores, Isle of Jura – Event summary

The impacts of grazing of both domestic and wild herbivores affects the long term sustainability of upland habitats. For upland managers it is important to recognise these different upland habitats…

read more >
View all Climate Change news >

Sign up to FAS newsleter

Receive updates on news, events and publications from Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service

Phone

0300 323 0161

Email

advice@fas.scot