Women in Agriculture – June / July 2018

8 June 2018

Inspiring events for women in agriculture 

Following the success of our initial Women in Agriculture events, Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service are pleased to announce the next round of meetings which are being held across the country.

Event programme:

• 27 June: West Glengyre Farm, Wigtownshire – Efficient Livestock Record Keeping and What to Expect at an Inspection.

• 27 June: Drummuir, Morayshire – Grassland and new technology

• 27 June: Scatterburn Farm, Aberdeenshire – Grassland management, livestock vet & medication, livestock husbandry & management, and SGRPID inspections

• 27 June: Carloonan Farm, Argyll – Better soils for better grass

• 28 June: Carstairs Mains, Lanarkshire – Making the most of EID technology, sheep records, and improved control of worms and fluke in sheep

• 28 June: Spittal Mains Farm, Caithness – How EWE doing?

• 28 June: Kinnahaird Farm, Inverness – Grassland and new technology

• 3 July: Little Quoy, Orkney – How EWE doing?

• 5 July: East Pitforthie Farm, Angus – Grassland management, livestock vet & medication, livestock husbandry & management, and SGRPID inspections

• 17 July: Hundleshope Farm, Scottish Borders – Making the most of EID technology, sheep records, and improved control of worms and fluke in sheep

The events are free but places must be booked in advance. To find out more and to book a place, click on your preferred event above or alternatively, call the FAS helpline on 0300 323 0161.


Last summer’s report, entitled Women in Farming and the Agriculture Sector, highlighted the major role women play in Scottish agriculture and recommended a series of measures to address the “conscious and unconscious bias” within the industry.

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