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Podcast: Forward Thinking Farmers: John Sinclair

11 September 2020


John Sinclair owns and runs Craigies Farm Shop just outside Edinburgh.  It’s a family run business with pick your own fruit and veg as well as the shop and café. …

Milk Manager News September 2020

10 September 2020

Read the latest edition of Milk Manager News here Previous editions can be downloaded and read.

Rotational Grazing Vlog: Weaning Lambs at 90day

9 September 2020


  These lambs have grown at 325g/day from birth, an exceptional growth rate for twins. Jamie has shown us the leader-follower system in previous videos and discusses how he is…

Rotational Grazing Vlog: Cattle doing well after a wet august at Oakwood Mill

8 September 2020


          Although grass is doing well and cattle are thriving (1.35 kg/day liveweight gain), rainfall is starting to increase poaching risk. Giles now looks forward to…

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Webinar Recording: Making Soil Cultivations Work For You – Thainstone Soil & Nutrient Network

8 September 2020


    This webinar is the finale to the series of nutrient network meetings that have been held at Kirkton farm, courtesy of the Campbell family. Our guest speaker, Philip…

Webinar: Tax Basics For New Entrants

8 September 2020


    We don’t need to be experts, but it is important that when starting a new business, as either a sole trader or partnership, we have a basic understanding…

Podcast: Using outcome based agri-environment schemes on your farm

8 September 2020


A new approach to agri-environment schemes, based on payment by results, is being investigated in a pilot project by Scotland’s Nature agency, NatureScot. In this podcast, senior conservation consultant at…

Starting A Farming Business And Growing Crops For The First Time – A Conversation with Patrick Laurie

http:// Patrick Laurie, Galloway based author of ‘Native’ speaks to Janette Sutherland in Skye about his book.  They discuss his starting a farming business and growing crops for the first…

AgriBusiness News September 2020

The September 2020 edition of Agribusiness News is now available to download and read.  Along with the regular monthly articles on policy, cereals, beef, potatoes, sheep and milk, this month…

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