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An Introduction to Invasive Plant Species In Scotland

16 September 2019


An Invasive species is usually a non-native or introduced species that adversely affects habitats and threatens biodiversity. While all species compete to survive, invasive species appear to have specific traits…

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Milk Manager News September 2019

11 September 2019

Read the September issue of Milk Manager News here.

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AgriBusiness News September 2019

9 September 2019

Read AgriBusiness News September 2019 here

ILMP helps beef farmer identify ways to reduce costs & improve profitability

Find out how an Integrated Land Management Plan (ILMP) has helped farmer, Danny Miller, set a path towards reducing costs, improving the profitability of his business and achieving a better…

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Women in Agriculture: Case Study – Kara Kay

Read all about Woman in Agriculture Kara Kay’s favourite parts of being a farmer, and what she is most proud of. 

Farm Woodlands Podcast: Grant funding for woodland creation

29 August 2019


Grant funding for woodland creation How can growing trees benefit the rest of the farm? What grant funding is available to help you plant a new woodland? How can you…

Soils and tillage podcast: an interview with soil cultivation consultant, Philip Wright

27 August 2019


‘The Principles of Soil & Metal Interactions’ was the theme for a soil & tillage event on the Mertoun Estate, near St Boswells.  After the meeting finished, event organiser Donald…

What can the Farm Advisory Service do for you?

Regardless of farm size or business stage, the Scottish Farm Advisory Service can help you to increase the profitability and sustainability of your farming business through Government funding for one-to-one…

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