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Preparing for sustainable farming

Helping to futureproof farms. Farmers, crofters and land managers now have access to new guidance on financial support for activity that will improve awareness of their climate performance. The first…

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Ammonium Nitrate Storage

Following the catastrophic explosion in Beirut reportedly caused by a large amount of Ammonium Nitrate which apparently was stored incorrectly, it is prudent to review the storage requirements for this…

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Agroforestry – could it work for you?

Hedges, hedgerow trees, shelterbelts, woodland pasture/grazing and wooded riparian buffers are commonplace in the Scottish landscape, however, there are real opportunities for further integration of trees and farming. Agroforestry integrates…

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Sapling to Sawmill

The A-Listed Capenoch House will form an impressive backdrop to the two free Farm Advisory Service (FAS) events in Dumfries and Galloway next month. The 19th-Century baronial property sits on…

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