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Women in Agriculture, Perthshire: Social Media Skills (Webinar)

The use of social media has escalated during the pandemic so join the Perthshire Women in Agriculture group as they take a look at the key social media platforms and…

Women in Agriculture: Case Study – Liz Hamilton

Liz Hamilton took on a farming tenancy with her husband and now has passed on the reins to her sons.  Liz continues to look after the accounts and records and…

What’s Stopping You? – Barbara Girvan

Barbara Girvan’s enthusiasm shines through as she describes her recent new enterprise of a pumpkin patch in the Highlands, providing entertainment for school holidays and raising funds for charity. Her…

Hannah Jackson stood at a gate, smiling.

A Conversation with Hannah Jackson: The Red Shepherdess

23 November 2020


SAC Consultant Mary-Jane Lawrie speaks with Hannah Jackson, who has become something of a farming celebrity. Hannah has a wealth of advice to offer new entrants, and tells her story about…

Farm Management Handbook 2020/21

The 41st 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…

Women in Agriculture: Webinar – Top Tips for Tupping

15 October 2020


    Would your tups pass a MOT?  Are you risking buying in diseases and problems?  Are you on track for a good breeding season and good lambing in 2021?…

A sign for The Bairnkine Farm, with a sign below it for the caravan club.

Podcast: Improve your social media presence. Featuring: Lucy Tile from Bairnkine Farm

30 September 2020


Women in agriculture groups across Scotland recently participated in a social media presence webinar as part of the farm advisory service. The groups were joined by SAC consulting social media…

Agri Business News August 2020

The latest edition features articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk.  In addition this month there are feature articles on pigs, Covid-19 and autumn livestock markets and an…

Women in Agriculture: Case Study – Patricia Sutherland

Patricia Sutherland is a crofter in Caithness, producing soft fruit which she sells at Wick Market. Alongside her husband George they have built up a successful business, selling direct to…

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