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Reflections on the Skye Nutrient Network Farm programme

30 November 2021

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We look back on the Skye Nutrient Network Farm programme with this video, Agricultural Consultant Janette Sutherland who led the project, takes a look back at what’s been learned. For…

All about potatoes!

Potatoes are an important crop in the Crofting Counties with many crofters growing for home consumption whereas other crofters may sell their potatoes at farmers markets or in vegetable boxes. …

Sustainable Sheep Systems – Series Highlights

29 November 2021

A round up of the Sustainable Sheep Systems series with highlights and tips from the excellent speakers featured on the series’ run of webinars and podcasts as well as detailed…

Cropcast: Crop Trials

28 November 2021

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In this Cropcast, Prof Fiona Burnett of SRUC talks to Dr Neil Havis who heads up Crop Protection at SRUC, Crops Consultant Peter Lindsay and Pierre and Alain Bouffandeau who…

Safety Kids – Stay Safe At Autumn Sales

27 November 2021

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Autumn time is a busy period on farms and crofts, especially with sale time. It is exciting for children to see lambs and calves been sold, especially with all the…

Precision solutions to animal health & welfare: Poultry Special

27 November 2021

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Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of eight podcasts.  Each podcast will look at the latest research around animal health & welfare, with the aim of providing…

Capitalising on Assets: Carfrae Farm

26 November 2021

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Taking on a farm or croft for the first time is an exciting opportunity but as New Entrants there can be challenges along the way. We speak to Trudi Cueto…

Health is your Wealth: PeaceFit – Movement Plan for Scottish Farmers and Crofters

26 November 2021

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Health is your greatest Wealth. Keeping physically active is the best way to improve your mental and physical health. PeaceFit is a purpose-built training facility run by Emma Forster and…

Livestock Monthly: Sheep (November 2021)

26 November 2021

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In this livestock podcast, Agricultural Consultant Robert Ramsay speaks to SAC Consulting sheep specialist Kirsten Williams and to SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer Fiona Crowden.  The podcast covers, latest problems presenting at…

Cropcast: Integrated Pest Management

25 November 2021

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Integrated pest management (IPM) is a holistic approach to pest management that aims to maximise profit whilst also aiming to minimising the negative impacts of crop production on the environment.…



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