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How To Convert To Organic Grassland

An introduction to the critical factors for a successful Organic conversion. This is the first in a series of Organic Conversion articles which will discuss the main considerations for any…

Rural Roundup Bonus Content: Cara Cameron Loch View Rural Training

Cara Cameron is a Welsh girl living in the Scottish highlands with a love of the outdoors and agriculture. She has a thirst for knowledge and also loves to be…

Nature Based Solutions to Combat Rising Fertiliser Costs

10 February 2023

The rising costs of inorganic fertilisers alongside concerns regarding their environmental impact has seen many Scottish farmers explore alternative solutions. To ensure sufficient nutrients are available for plant uptake, a…

The Farm Management Handbook 2022/23

Farm Management Handbook 2022/23

The 44th edition Farm Management Handbook 2023/24 is out now! The 43rd edition of the Farm Management Handbook is an essential tool for any progressive farm business, providing a comprehensive…

Organic Newsletter March 2022

18 March 2022


This months newsletter is now available. Guide to looking after your new bull Integrating trees network: a growing success Perhaps you could? Positive future of organic production Could reintroducing livestock…

Organic Newsletter December 2021

17 December 2021


This months newsletter is now available. Value of lime and soil sampling Appreciating the value of muck and slurry Preparing for spring calving 2022 Have your say!  Organic Farmers Use…

Podcast: Thrill of The Hill – Sustainable Principles

Managing Scotland’s landscapes sustainably is what all farmers, crofters and landowners seek to achieve. For years now there has been a steady increase in the number of land managers turning…

NE Organic Discussion Group Newsletter – October 2021

29 October 2021


This month the newsletter is now available. Winter cow and sheep nutrition Mineral and Trace elements Premium cattle health scheme benefits SRUC Organic farming Msc AECS funding  

Beef cattle grazing on hay

NE Organic Discussion Group Newsletter – September 2021

24 September 2021

This month the newsletter is now available.  Find out more about Balcaskie Farms, East Nuke of Fife which is the venue for our virtual farm tour on 4th November. The…

Organic Newsletter August

26 August 2021


Organic newsletter is now available to download.  This month contains an article on faecal egg counts and how they can now be included in EBV’s.

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