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Agribusiness News March 2024

1 March 2024

Welcome to the March edition of Agribusiness News.  If you prefer to download this document click the download button. N e w s  i n  b r i e f…

Thrill of The Hill – Fire Action Planning and Control

29 February 2024

Fire can be an effective management tool in the Scottish uplands, and if controlled and utilised responsibly, can be helpful in rejuvenating our upland heaths. However, fire can also be…

Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS)

Are you looking for funding for projects to promote conservation and tackle climate change? In this episode of Natural Capital we discuss Scotland’s Agri-Environment and Climate Scheme (AECS). AECS is…

Stock Talk – Performance in Beef Herds

In this podcast we hear from Sascha Grierson, SAC Consultant and Economist, and Colin Mason, SAC Veterinary Investigation Officer. They talk to Robert Ramsay about improving productivity and efficiency in…

Rural RoundUp – Spotlight: Policy

28 February 2024

Welcome back to the Rural Round-up hosted by me, Kerry Hammond. This show is produced in association with the Scottish Government. This episode was recorded on Tuesday 20th Feb 2024…

CropCast – Spring Fertiliser Applications

21 February 2024

In this episode Tiffany Stephenson is joined by Peter Lindsay, an Agricultural Consultant at SAC Consulting and Professor Ian Bingham, a Plant & crop physiologist at SRUC, to discuss spring…

Rural Roundup – Downloading the Highlights from the FAS Connect Conference

14 February 2024

Welcome back to the Rural Round-up hosted by me, Kerry Hammond. This show is produced in association with the Scottish Government. On today’s episode I’m joined by George Chalmers as…

February 2024: A spotlight on farm economic data, soil management, the importance of calf management in the dairy sector and applying for farm tenancy

13 February 2024

Along with our regular monthly updates on policy briefs, arable, beef, sheep and milk, In this edition we are also bringing you a sector overviews on farm economic data and…

Stock Talk – Sean Cursiter

7 February 2024

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In this podcast we hear from Sean Cursiter who has featured on BBC’s ‘This Farming Life’ program. Sean Cursiter farms at Laga Farm, Orkney with his dad and his uncle.…

Thrill of the Hill – Species in Hot Water

6 February 2024

THRILL OF THE HILL | In a year two weather extremes the water environment has shot up the agenda for many, drought conditions put a lot of pressure on farmers…



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