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Skinny Milk

The Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society’s (SAOS) Skinny Milk project was set up to provide farmers with a new lean management based approach to explore the potential for ongoing improvement and…

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Tackling High Bactoscans

The Bactoscan is an important indicator of the hygiene quality of milk, measuring the total number of bacteria present.  Not only is it important to meet your milk buyer’s Bactoscan…

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Full marks for mentoring

Grow your farming business and improve technical skills through free mentoring support A recent survey by the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) found that – 100% of farmers and crofters who…

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Lambing Survey 2019

Calling all sheep farmers! The Farm Advisory Service recently published a new tool to help sheep farmers know if their lambs are suffering from hypothermia. We want to follow up…

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