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Agribusiness News – May 2021

The May 2021 edition of Agribusiness News is now available to download.  Along with the regular monthly articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk, this month have policy…

Keeping children safe during lambing

16 April 2021

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Lambing is an exciting time seeing new-born lambs either in their pens or lambing outside and taking their first steps. Equally exciting is how young children love lambing time where…

Improving efficiency to stay competitive

In the latest Farm Advisory Service (FAS) podcast, Rowan Marshall, co-owner of family business, Peter Marshall Farms in Perthshire, describes his experience of applying for a carbon audit and the…

Agribusiness News – April 2021

The April 2021 edition of Agribusiness News is now available to download.  Along with the regular monthly articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk, this month we also…

Tractor and fertiliser sower

Protected Urea – Frequently Asked Questions

Protected urea gives around a 78% reduction in ammonia emissions compared to urea. Protected urea could be a solution to concerns that have been raised over ammonia volatilisation from urea. Find out more in these Frequently Asked Questions.

Future Crofting: Don’t fear the new gear

10 March 2021

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Don’t fear the new gear. This meeting looked at two different technologies for livestock which were available under the Scottish Agricultural Capital Grant Scheme. Sheep EID stick reader and a…

Letting a Croft

7 March 2021

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In this short video we explain why and how to let a croft, which differs from sublets and assignations. Owner occupier crofters, and landlords, might consider this method of keeping…

Agribusiness News March 2021

5 March 2021

The March 2021 edition of Agribusiness News is now available to download and read here. Along with the regular monthly articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk, this…



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