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October 2023: A spotlight on dairy costs, science-based targets helping to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, feed costs and the importance of cashflow

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 dairy costs and science-based targets helping to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions. We will also be bringing you news on feed costs and the importance of cashflow.

Show Notes  

00.48:-News in Brief
03.01:-Policy Briefs – Housing Policy changes, AECS 2024 & Potato Exports
07.46:-Arable – Wheat futures not looking rosy
11.45:-Beef – Tight supplies driving prices
16.37:-Sheep – Let’s shout about Scottish lamb
19.42:- Sector Focus – Science Based Targets helping to reduce GHGs
24.46 :-Milk – Some positivity in the dairy markets
30.27:- Sector Focus – Dairy – Focus on costs you can control
36.33:- Input Costs – Feed – Markets remain Bearish
41.18:- Management Matters – Cash is King

FAS Resources 

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


Other Links: 

Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) Act

‘Rent a Room Scheme’


Milk forecasting calculator | AHDB

FAS Benchmarking Tool

FAS website



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