Tackling the Rush Invasion – Isle of Lewis

Do you have a problem with rushes? Are they invading your grazing, and difficult to control?

This event is targeted at crofters who are looking of ways to improve long-term grazing of rush infested land.

The day will cover

  • what is needed to address waterlogged, acidic soil; including soil type and analysis
  • reseeding
  • liming
  • drainage
  • rush management
  • grazing management
  • the timing of all these operations.

There will also be discussion on grant options and to look at practical issues in the field.


  • Iain Macmillan – SAC Stornoway
  • Robert Ramsay – SAC Ayr


Bookings are no longer available for this event.