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Holistic Management: Part 3 – Holistic Context

This is the third of a four-part series exploring holistic grassland management. The other articles in this series cover an introduction to Holistic Management, the Holistic Decision Making Framework, and…

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Jenn Stewart: Successful Succession

Mary-Jane Lawrie is joined by Jenn Stewart. Jenn Stewart, partner & Head of Rural and Landed Estates at Johnston Carmichael, joined the company in 2019....

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ABN April 2024 – Management Matters: Retirement Planning

Thinking about your future Many farmers quite rightly concentrate on the ‘here and now’ of their businesses, but how often is there thought given to...

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How Should Suckler Cow Herds Prepare For Changes To Support?

Changes to Scottish Sucker Beef Support Scheme  As part of the Scottish Agricultural Reform programme the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS, also known as...

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The Croft House Grant Scheme

Help for housing for crofters is available through the Croft House Grant Scheme, with up to £38000 available for new builds or improvements to older...

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Universal Credit

Universal credit is being withdrawn for many but you may still be eligible. This article provides information to raise awareness of how to identify what...

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Advertising an Agricultural Job: How to Approach It

Finding staff to fill agricultural jobs is getting harder and this publication is the third in a series that gives helpful hints and tips on...

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Eye-catching Agricultural Job Adverts: How To Create Them

In a time where it is getting increasingly harder to recruit staff into the agricultural industry, it is important that you can stand out from...

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Nigel Owens International Rugby Referee – From Pitch to Pasture

  *Content Warning: This episode discusses themes of suicide and may not be suitable for all listeners* Mary-Jane Lawrie talks to Nigel Owens, a Welsh...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Farming and crofting isn’t just a job – it’s a way of life. It’s one of the most rewarding careers but can present a unique...

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Mental Health and Wellbeing in Agriculture

Ian Barr is a farmer and contractor based at Upper Dalhousie Farm near Edinburgh. Ian is the former President of Scottish Rugby and has some...

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Health is your Wealth: PeaceFit – Movement Plan for Scottish Farmers and Crofters

Health is your greatest Wealth. Keeping physically active is the best way to improve your mental and physical health. PeaceFit is a purpose-built training facility...

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Joint Ventures – What Are The Opportunities For Livestock Enterprises?

Whether you are looking to set up a new venture as a new/young entrant or looking to expand an existing business or are looking to...

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Joint Ventures – What Are The Opportunities For Arable Enterprises?

There is perhaps a presumption that joint venture arrangements are constrictive in nature in the same way perhaps that Farm Business Tenancies are viewed as...

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Joint Ventures – Will It Suit Me and My Business?

Joint ventures can be the perfect business arrangement for farmers/landowners looking to scale down/slow down and for new/young entrants and businesses looking to scale up,...

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Health is your Wealth: Doug Avery – Discovering your Talents. Growing your Wellbeing (webinar)

Discovering your talents. Growing your wellbeing After the success of last year’s FAS webinar on resilience, Doug Avery has agreed to come back to Scotland,...

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Health is your Wealth: Laura Hancock – Enhance the Tools of your Trade (webinar)

Athlete vs Farmer: What’s the difference? Is there a difference? Athletes are paid to use the tools of their trade, to perform at their best...

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Developing Safe Farming Practices – Machinery Maintenance and Training

Many serious incidents on farms involve machinery, often during maintenance or as a result of poor maintenance. It is important that everyone involved in operating...

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Women in Agriculture, Perth: Motivate & Inspire – Be Brave, Push Your Boundaries! (webinar)

As part of the Women in Agriculture Motivate & Inspire Series, the Perthshire Group are hosting a meeting with the highly driven Heather Wildman. Heather...

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Jenn Stewart: Successful Succession

Mary-Jane Lawrie is joined by Jenn Stewart. Jenn Stewart, partner & Head of Rural and Landed Estates at Johnston Carmichael, joined the company in 2019....

Read more >

ABN April 2024 – Management Matters: Retirement Planning

Thinking about your future Many farmers quite rightly concentrate on the ‘here and now’ of their businesses, but how often is there thought given to...

Read more >

How Should Suckler Cow Herds Prepare For Changes To Support?

Changes to Scottish Sucker Beef Support Scheme  As part of the Scottish Agricultural Reform programme the Scottish Suckler Beef Support Scheme (SSBSS, also known as...

Read more >

The Croft House Grant Scheme

Help for housing for crofters is available through the Croft House Grant Scheme, with up to £38000 available for new builds or improvements to older...

Read more >

Universal Credit

Universal credit is being withdrawn for many but you may still be eligible. This article provides information to raise awareness of how to identify what...

Read more >

Advertising an Agricultural Job: How to Approach It

Finding staff to fill agricultural jobs is getting harder and this publication is the third in a series that gives helpful hints and tips on...

Read more >

Eye-catching Agricultural Job Adverts: How To Create Them

In a time where it is getting increasingly harder to recruit staff into the agricultural industry, it is important that you can stand out from...

Read more >

Nigel Owens International Rugby Referee – From Pitch to Pasture

  *Content Warning: This episode discusses themes of suicide and may not be suitable for all listeners* Mary-Jane Lawrie talks to Nigel Owens, a Welsh...

Read more >

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Farming and crofting isn’t just a job – it’s a way of life. It’s one of the most rewarding careers but can present a unique...

Read more >

Mental Health and Wellbeing in Agriculture

Ian Barr is a farmer and contractor based at Upper Dalhousie Farm near Edinburgh. Ian is the former President of Scottish Rugby and has some...

Read more >

Health is your Wealth: PeaceFit – Movement Plan for Scottish Farmers and Crofters

Health is your greatest Wealth. Keeping physically active is the best way to improve your mental and physical health. PeaceFit is a purpose-built training facility...

Read more >

Joint Ventures – What Are The Opportunities For Livestock Enterprises?

Whether you are looking to set up a new venture as a new/young entrant or looking to expand an existing business or are looking to...

Read more >

Joint Ventures – What Are The Opportunities For Arable Enterprises?

There is perhaps a presumption that joint venture arrangements are constrictive in nature in the same way perhaps that Farm Business Tenancies are viewed as...

Read more >

Joint Ventures – Will It Suit Me and My Business?

Joint ventures can be the perfect business arrangement for farmers/landowners looking to scale down/slow down and for new/young entrants and businesses looking to scale up,...

Read more >

Health is your Wealth: Doug Avery – Discovering your Talents. Growing your Wellbeing (webinar)

Discovering your talents. Growing your wellbeing After the success of last year’s FAS webinar on resilience, Doug Avery has agreed to come back to Scotland,...

Read more >

Health is your Wealth: Laura Hancock – Enhance the Tools of your Trade (webinar)

Athlete vs Farmer: What’s the difference? Is there a difference? Athletes are paid to use the tools of their trade, to perform at their best...

Read more >

Developing Safe Farming Practices – Machinery Maintenance and Training

Many serious incidents on farms involve machinery, often during maintenance or as a result of poor maintenance. It is important that everyone involved in operating...

Read more >

Women in Agriculture, Perth: Motivate & Inspire – Be Brave, Push Your Boundaries! (webinar)

As part of the Women in Agriculture Motivate & Inspire Series, the Perthshire Group are hosting a meeting with the highly driven Heather Wildman. Heather...

Read more >

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