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Small Farms Workshop (Borders) – event summary

18 March 2017

We held a series of meetings in the Borders to support small farms.

The materials (presentations and handouts) can be found below.

The topics covered included:

  • Pre-lambing nutrition
  • Condition scoring
  • Importance of blood sampling
  • Worm control
  • Lambing tips
  • Soil sampling and health
  • Drainage
  • Weed control
  • Grassland nutrition
  • Grassland management

Photos from the January event can be found on Facebook here.

Related Downloads
Borders Small Farms Major Nutrients powerpoint
Topics: Crofts & Small Farms and Rural Business
Biosecurity on sheep farms
Topics: Livestock
Info on Lime, Phosphate etc
Topics: Soils
Technical Note (TN617): Stockowner Biosecurity
Stockowners need to consider the disease risks when visiting any facility when animals are kept. This technical note looks at how to be vigilant and control the risk of diseases within livestock.
Topics: Livestock
Technical Note (TN677): Treatment and Control of Liver Fluke in Sheep and Cattle
The number of disease outbreaks due to the liver fluke Fasciola hepatica has increased in recent years with unprecedented numbers of sheep affected in 2012/13.
Topics: Livestock
Technical Note (TN643): Weed Management in Grassland
This technical note describes the most important weeds of grassland and their management. It is designed to be of value to low and high conventional input grassland systems, as well as potentially to organic systems.
Topics: Crops and Soils

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