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A New Start to Agriculture: Getting Registered to Keep Livestock

17 September 2021


In a new video in our series looking at advice and guidance for people who want to make a new start with agriculture, Agricultural Consultant Willie Budge looks at getting…

Writing A Marketing Plan

14 September 2021


A marketing plan is an operational document that outlines the marketing activity that a business plans to implement to generate leads and reach its target market. 

Health is your Wealth: Doug Avery – Discovering your Talents. Growing your Wellbeing (webinar)

12 September 2021


Discovering your talents. Growing your wellbeing After the success of last year’s FAS webinar on resilience, Doug Avery has agreed to come back to Scotland, all be it virtually, to…

Sustainable Sheep Systems – Mastitis (podcast)

10 September 2021

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Daniel Stout speaks with Professor Laura Green OBE and Poppy Frater about the latest research on mastitis, the pathogens involved and how we can refine management and nutrition in sheep…

Milk Manager News September 2021

10 September 2021


The September 2021 edition of Milk Manager News is now available   Along with the usual articles on Milk Market Update and Straights Update, this month we have feature articles on…

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Promoting Lamb Survival Information Sheet

9 September 2021

In the latest Information Note from the Sustainable Sheep Systems series, we look at research from Australia on lamb survival in outdoor lambing systems.  Highlighted is the importance of mob…

Health is your Wealth: Laura Hancock – Enhance the Tools of your Trade (webinar)

9 September 2021


Athlete vs Farmer: What’s the difference? Is there a difference? Athletes are paid to use the tools of their trade, to perform at their best using their body and mind,…

Women in Agriculture, Borders: Selling Carbon and Creating Woodland (webinar)

Carbon sales from woodland are rapidly becoming a valuable source of income for farmers. Given that sales can be combined with existing FGS grant support, carbon sales are now being…

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Recording wildlife on your farm or croft

    As farmers and crofters the natural world is our office, but have you taken stock of the biodiversity on your land? In the midst of a biodiversity crisis,…

Women in Agriculture, Balivanich: Sheep Tagging and Records (webinar)

Sheep Records Made Simple and Top Tips For Tagging. Join us for this session on the simplest way to keep sheep records and understand sheep tagging rules. There will be…

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