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Agribusiness News Audio June 2023

Along with our regular monthly updates on policy briefs, arable, beef, sheep and milk, in this edition we are also bringing you 2 sector overviews on biodiversity and farm diversification into farm tours. We will also be bringing you news on grassland mixed species swards and why farms are more than just a farm.

Show Notes

00.47.:-News in Brief
02.29:-Policy Briefs – Seasonal Workers, National Insurance, June Census
06.57:-Arable – Black Sea trade extension impacting on markets
12.09:-Beef – Beef price steadies
16.02:-Sheep – Lamb demand over Easter boosts prices
19.55:- Inputs: Grassland – Mixed species swards
25.44 :-Milk – Dairy farmer numbers down but milk volumes up
30.50:- Sector Focus – Biodiversity – Land sharing or land sparing?
37.19:- Management Matters – A farm is not just a farm
42.57:- Sector Focus – Diversification – Farm Tours


FAS Resources

Agribusiness News June 2023 | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (


Other Links:

Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill – Bills (proposed laws) – Scottish Parliament | Scottish Parliament Website

Check your National Insurance record – GOV.UK (

Affordable Housing Supply Programme – More homes – (

June Agricultural Census Registration

Scottish Agricultural Census – News, guidance and sample forms – (

Scottish Beef Event – Schedule of event – Events | Scottish Beef Association

SAC Consulting Elgin office 01343 548787

Sheep in the Uplands Tickets, Tue 4 Jul 2023 at 10:15 | Eventbrite

Grassland and Herbal Leys Species Guide

30 by 30 explained | NatureScot

Peatland ACTION Project | NatureScot

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