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A Season with Sheep

If you are new or relatively new to sheep keeping, join us for this series of 3 meetings online, discussing the 3 key seasons in the sheep year.  We start…

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Brexit & the Pig Sector

At the start of the year, Brexit was very much in the limelight with much being made of the short timescale for both the UK government and the EU to…

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Keeping Pace with Green Policy

For over ten years, Scottish agriculture has come to recognise the importance of sustainable management of the farmed environment, mainly in response to the growing climate crisis and biodiversity decline.…

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Polyunits for Production

Throughout the month of September the Farm Advisory Service is hosting a series of online meetings focusing on polyunits. There will be 3 meetings in total, each covering a different…

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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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State Aid & Covid-19 Support

One of the questions farmers have been asking the Farm Advisory Service when they are considering applying for the Business Bounce Bank Loan Scheme (BBLS) is how much state aid…

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