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What’s The Buzz About Wetlands?

26 January 2021

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Wetlands are often overlooked as important habitats for beneficial insects – hear why we should all be buzzing about wetlands from Agricultural Ecologist Dr Lorna Cole. Find more information at…

Consultant stood in front of a river with heavy tree cover on both sides.

The Vital Roles of Water Margins

26 January 2021

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Hear how water margins really are the vital artery through our countryside and some of the multiple benefits they bring from Dr Lorna Cole, an Agricultural Ecologist. Our website https://www.fas.scot/environment/biodiversity/…

A landscape scene showing an area of peatland with trees in the background and a bright blue sky above.

Podcast: The Thrill of The Hill – Enhancing Peatlands

Scotland’s land and topography presents challenges for upland farmers across the country, but in many ways, it is also a blessing in disguise. Peatland, while not conventionally productive, provides important…

A thumbnail image of the pdf copy of Technical Note (TN738) Hedges - Carbon, Conservation & Compliance

Technical Note (TN738): Hedges – Carbon, Conservation & Compliance

Technical Note (TN738): Hedges – Carbon, Conservation & Compliance When it comes to hedges it is important to remember the three Cs: Carbon, Conservation & Compliance.  Hedges dominate the farmed…

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…

WATER MARGIN MANAGEMENT

Water Margin Management – Episode 1: Riverbank Management

15 October 2020

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    This is a recording of the first in a series of three webinars for autumn 2020 focusing on Water Margin Management. For the first webinar the topics discussed…

Webinar: Woodland Creation & Management – Part 2: Successful Woodland Establishment

    In the second of our series of Woodland Creation & Management webinars, we took an in-depth look at how to manage the successful establishment of new woodlands. Our…

Farm Woodland Information Note: Quick Guide to Broadleaved Tree Species

Quick Guide to Broadleaved Tree Species Use the link above to download a printable version of the Quick Guide table to broadleaved tree species as shown below.  For more information…

Webinar: Scotland’s Cereals – a National Update on Cereals & IPM principles

Originally broadcast on the 30th of April, this webinar looked at life post-Chlorothalonil; it’s good to know your options and our guest panellists talk through what these are.  Present for…



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