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QMS Standards Update

Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has recently updated their Pig Assurance Scheme with the changes effective from 1st May 2023. Standards are reviewed every second year to meet the changing needs…

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Maximising Silage Quality

As silage time is just about upon us, it is worth thinking about the key steps in the silage making process to maximise nutritional quality and minimise nutrient losses as…

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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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Getting the farm ‘climate ready’

Farmers and land managers are constantly making business decisions whilst having to factor in and account for various unknowns; fluctuating commodity prices, market trends, changing regulations and new schemes are…

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New regulations around slurry management

The start of the new year brought us consolidation and clarification of existing regulations under the Water Environment (Controlled Activities) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2021. Both existing rules and new measures…

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