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Milk Manager News 2023 – March 2023

10 March 2023

Welcome to the March edition of Milk Manager News.  If you prefer to download this document click the download button. Along with the regular articles on the milk market and…

Battery Storage – Farm Energy Future Solutions

8 March 2023


Developing a battery storage site on your land could bring several benefits to your business. The Farm Advisory Service talked to West Fife farmer Rabbie Brewster about how he has…

Rural Roundup (8th March)

8 March 2023


Welcome back to the Rural Round-up. This show is produced in association with the Scottish Government. On today’s episode Kerry hears from Farm Advisors, Tiffany, George, and Robert to find…

Thrill of the Hill – The Farm Business Survey

7 March 2023


Episode #11 – The Farm Business Survey. On the podcast, we take two things more seriously than anything else – hills and thrills. But if there were a third place,…

young lamb looking at camera

Indoor Lambing Management

As lambing time approaches, we tackle key challenges in this timely video, where we address colostrum, hygiene, iodine supply and reducing antibiotics at lambing time.   Related FAS Resources Planning…

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Silage Clinic – Key Messages

Making quality silage – what are the key influencing factors? Tips for making quality silage and minimising nutritional losses were discussed at a recent FAS event at the James Hutton…

Getting Started in Crofting as a New Entrant – Case Study featuring Ian Angus MacLeod

3 March 2023

Third generation crofter Ian Angus Macleod started crofting in his own right after inheriting a 4.5 ha land locked croft from a neighbour on the Isle of Harris. Here he…

Crop Disease Management: Winter & Spring Barley

Welcome to CropCast, your go to podcast for all the latest information on arable crops. Each month, SAC advisor, Tiffany Mactaggart will be joined by a range of industry experts,…

Case Study: Isle of Mull Cheese

2 March 2023



Isle of Mull Cheese is a traditional farming business adding value to milk by making artisan cheese. Chris and Jeff Reade were first generation farmers in Somerset before moving to…

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