With a high importance placed on Scotland’s water quality, how we manage land is key to protecting and improving our water resources.

Reducing diffuse pollution risks can benefit your business in a number of ways, for example making better use of nutrients in slurry and manure or an improvement in livestock health through cleaner drinking water supplies.

It can also help you to stay on the right side of the Regulations and protect farm payments, whilst protecting surrounding water quality.

News

Water – Waste not, want not!

Even before we entered the driest six month period since 1984 this summer, water use on farms was starting to be mentioned as one of the assessment criteria to be…

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Priority catchment awareness meeting; Lothian Priority Catchments – Event summary

Reducing diffuse pollution risks can help you to stay on the right side of the Regulations and protect farm payments, whilst protecting surrounding water quality. Often driven by rainfall or…

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Managing water on your farm – Arran: event summary

This meeting focused on improving drainage and reducing compaction in soils to improve productivity and efficiency whilst also improving water quality. A small but enthusiastic group of farmers turned out…

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