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Women in Agriculture: Case Study – Kirsteen MacKinnon

Find out about the livestock and haulage enterprises Kirsteen MacKinnon is a partner of on the Isle of Tiree; how she has got to where she is now, and what…

Alternative bedding podcast: Woodfines

26 December 2019


In our latest podcast, join Beef Consultant Sarah Balfour as she discusses the merits of various alternative bedding products.  The main focus of this podcast is Woodfines.

Farm Management Handbook 2019/20

The 40th edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive and up-to-date source of information for farmers, rural professionals, students…

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…

Technical note (TN726): Fertiliser recommendations for Grassland

Summary The main limitations to grass production are temperature, moisture, soil pH, soil drainage, soil structure, and nitrogen (N). Recommendations take account of nutrient management planning in the PLANET Scotland…

Distillery by-products, livestock feed and bio-energy use: report

5 July 2019

The Scottish Government commissioned this report in response to concerns by livestock farmers about the impact of anaerobic digestion and bio-energy on the availability of distillery by-product for use as…

Calf scour practical guide

Read our calf scour practical guide here

Calf scour prevention video

26 April 2019


Calf scour is associated with significant losses in suckler enterprises due to costs associated with labour, treatment and mortality. In this video Eilidh Corr from SRUC Veterinary Services discusses prevention…

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