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Strategies to High Fertiliser Prices & Planning for 2022

With fertiliser prices having seen a drastic increase over the past few months now is the time to plan if you haven’t already done so what your fertiliser policy will…

Encouraging Cropping – Machair

In this podcast we hear from Johanne Ferguson of NatureScot about the importance of cropping on the Uist Machair. We discuss what the machair is and what it is designated…

A photograph of Thomas Neely who works for Entrust Environmental, a company producing anaerobic digestate.

Video: Making the most of digestate applications

14 January 2022

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    Thomas Neely from Entrust Environmental explains how farmers can benefit from applying digestate as an organic manure. With rising prices for artificial fertilisers many farmers are looking for…

Healthy Soils – Drainage

7 January 2022

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Well-drained and aerated soils are of paramount importance for efficient farming and livestock production. As part of our Healthy Soils Series, we have interviewed a specialist to provide you with…

Healthy Soils – Liming

7 January 2022

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Liming has many benefits to soils, environment and livestock, but also faces crofters and farmers with certain challenges. As part of the Healthy Soils Series, we have interviewed farmers in…

Nutrient Network Farm programme case study: Waternish Farm

7 January 2022

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The Soil Nutrient Network was established in 2016 through a range of host farms across Scotland. The hosts farm would be part of a “Nutrient Network” of farms demonstrating the…

Nutrient Network Farm programme case study: Bielgrange

7 January 2022

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The Soil Nutrient Network was established in 2016 through a range of host farms across Scotland. The hosts farm would be part of a “Nutrient Network” of farms demonstrating the…

Nutrient Network Farm programme case study: Balnellan Farm

7 January 2022

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The Soil Nutrient Network was established in 2016 through a range of host farms across Scotland. The hosts farm would be part of a “Nutrient Network” of farms demonstrating the…

Nutrient Network Farm programme case study: Aucheneck Estates

7 January 2022

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The Soil Nutrient Network was established in 2016 through a range of host farms across Scotland. The hosts farm would be part of a “Nutrient Network” of farms demonstrating the…

Reflections on the Nutrient Network Farm programme: Balnellan Farm

6 January 2022

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Balnellan is farmed with the neighbouring unit at Lochliesk and their land at Weser Gauldwell, coming to ~148 hectares. They also rent some 130 hectares of cropping land and about…



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