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Woodland Creation & Management – Frequently Asked Questions (Podcast)

22 December 2019



In order to make the most of the 30 minutes of free advice offered by Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service, this podcast has been created to help give a better understanding…

Access for Harvesting – making the most of your woodland

29 November 2019



    Good access to a farm woodland is essential to allow active management of the crop throughout its lifetime.  This video will help you start thinking about how best…

Natural Flood Management II – Crookston Farm, Galashiels

14 November 2019


Join farmer Jim Sinclair from Crookston Farm near Galashiels as he chats with Hugh Chalmers from the Tweed Forum and Agricultural Consultant Chris McDonald about the Natural Flood Management measures…

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…

Farm Woodland News – Autumn 2019

11 October 2019


Inside this special Agroforestry edition of the Farm Woodland News: How farming with trees can benefit your business Case studies from farmers using agroforestry Can you eat trees? The Lynbreck…

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…

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: The Timber Crop Cycle

30 July 2019



This video provides a taster of the first day of the Sapling to Sawmill event held at Capenoch Estate in January 2019. We looked at the benefits and practicalities of growing and managing woodlands as part…

Changes to tree felling regulations

Read our publication on the changes to tree felling regulations here

Farm Woodland News – Spring 2019

28 March 2019

Read ‘Farm Woodland News – Spring 2019’ here

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