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Podcast: Women in Agriculture – Lynbreck Croft

As part of our work for Women in Agriculture, we visited Lynbreck Croft near Grantown-on-Spey to interview Lynn Cassells.  Lynn farms with her partner Sandra Baer, and together they have…

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…

Video: Helping pollinators on farms and crofts

The crofting areas of the Western Isles, Caithness, Sutherland and the Orkney isles are important for the Great Yellow Bumblebee, our rarest bumblebee. This bee particularly likes red clover and…

Soil Phosphorous Management

Dr Bill Crooks describes a new approach to managing phosphorous in your soil. Low levels of soil phosphorous can be very detrimental to grass and clover in the sward and…

Podcast: Making a mark at the markets

In this podcast, Ross Mackenzie talks to Ian Tolmie, Managing Director of Dingwall and Highland Marts who gives valuable advice for those new to livestock marts, and what they should…

Podcast: Cattle handling systems on common grazings

In this podcast we hear from Dr Simon Turner of SRUC Dr Turner did a roadshow on cattle handling systems on Common Grazings in Lewis, Uist and Skye. Listen to Janette…

Common Grazing Regulations & Committees

What are Common Grazings? How can you ensure that your Common Grazing is regulated? What steps are needed to form a Grazings Committee? This guide from the Crofting Commission is…

Feeding Beef Cattle & Sheep

With good nutrition, animals are healthier and more of their genetic potential can be achieved. Nutrition is the biggest driver of flock or herd performance. This practical guide will give…



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