Welcome to Cropcast, your go to podcast for all the latest information on arable crops. Each month, SAC advisor, Tiffany Stephenson will be joined by a range of industry experts, bringing you timely updates to help you make decisions in the field.
Producer George Gauley, Editor Iain Boyd, Executive Producer Kerry Hammond, in association with the Scottish Government.
In this episode Tiffany Stephenson is joined by John Skea, an organic farmer based at East Mains Farm, Auchterhouse to find out, what makes his organic system work. During his conversation with Tiffany, John covers a range of important discussion points including crop rotation, building soil fertility, weed control, and organic markets.
This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding more about what makes a successful organic system work.
Linked FAS Resources
Organic video series looking at three different organic businesses https://www.fas.scot/organics-in-scotland-series/
Getting started with organic farming https://www.fas.scot/article/getting-started-with-organic-farming-is-organic-for-me/
Organic farming Technical notes https://www.sruc.ac.uk/business-services/sac-consulting/agricultural-production/technical-notes/#organic
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