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Winter Agronomy Digital Roadshows 2021: Crop selection and variety performance

4 February 2021

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To coincide with the launch of the new SRUC Scottish Cereals list, this presentation will update the top choices for 2021/22. The spring barley list has been consolidated with the…

Winter Agronomy Digital Roadshows – Soil Health

4 February 2021

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Soils are complex systems that are important in providing and sustaining the landscapes they support. They are built up of three main components – physical, chemical and biological and these…

a field of green manure

Nutrient Strategy – Green Manures

3 February 2021

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In this episode George Gauley is joined by David Fuller – Shapcott from Sweethope Farm, near Kelso along with Audrey Litterick from Earth care technical. David uses a low tillage…

Soil Association Scotland’s Farming with Nature Knowledge Transfer Programme

Farming with Nature (FWN) was a three-year knowledge transfer and skills development programme designed to work with farmers, crofters and environmental practitioners to support nature friendly farming by integrating profitable…

a close-up of compost

Nutrient Strategy – Compost

26 January 2021

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For further detail on soil organic matter & composting please visit the Farm Advisory Service’s Kerchesters Farm webpage. In this episode George Gauley is joined by Jim McFarlane from Edrington…

Webinar: Water Margin Management – Episode 3 – Ditching & Drainage for Profit & Flood Prevention

26 January 2021

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In this webinar we heard from Seamus Donnelly from SAC Consulting talking about best practise when it comes to ditch maintenance, Derek Hanton, also of SAC Consulting showing us a…

Powerpoint slide 'Nitrogen Fertiliser Management'

Webinar: Protecting Urea

26 January 2021

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In this webinar we heard from David Wall, Research officer in soil science from Teagasc talking about protected urea, the impact this has on emissions and the costs compared to…

SAC Consultant standing in the middle of a mown field.

Derelict to Productive: Soil Sampling for CAGS

26 January 2021

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Taking on a new piece of ground that has been neglected for some time can often feel like an overwhelming obstacle, particularly for newer entrants with the financial costs being…



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