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The Right Tree in the Right Place – For the right reasons (Video)

31 March 2020

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The right tree in the right place, for the right reasons in the modern foresters’ mantra. But how do you choose the right trees? This video will help you start…

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Case Study: Improving Fuel use; Hydrolyser Technology

31 March 2020

Case Study: Improving Fuel use; Hydrolyser Technology David Barron farms at Nether Aden in the northeast of Scotland and has a keen interest in how new technology could also help…

Farm Emergency Plan

30 March 2020

Farm Emergency Plan Use this template to prepare valuable information that would help others in the event that you become ill.  Keep it somewhere it’s easily found.

Cultivation for trees – Giving new woodlands the best start

29 March 2020

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 How do you prepare ground for trees? What kind of ground preparation is best for your land? Why is it important for establishing a new woodland? This video explains…

Understanding Nutrient Interactions with Mark Tripney

29 March 2020

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    Mark Tripney, ISoils Ltd, returned as a guest speaker at the second meeting of the Inverness Soil & Nutrient Network. The topic for the meeting was ‘Understanding Nutrient…

Selective dry cow therapy

28 March 2020

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There is increasing pressure to reduce antibiotic use in the dairy industry and selective dry cow therapy can help towards this. Using individual cell count data and mastitis history is…

Dairy cows in lush pasture in Cornwall, UK with blue ocean in background

Dairy cow lameness

28 March 2020

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Lameness is a huge welfare issue in the dairy industry. One of the most common causes of lameness is digital dermatitis and effective footbathing is an important part of controlling…

Emergency Plans for Staff: Milking parlour routine

27 March 2020

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Emergency Plans for Staff: Milking parlour routine The routine for preparing cows for milking should be consistent at every milking with the following steps carried out in the proper order. …

Emergency Plans for Staff: Feeding the dairy herd

27 March 2020

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Emergency Plans for Staff: Feeding the dairy herd This customisable protocol aims to inform staff of the correct procedure for feeding the dairy herd.



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