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What’s The Buzz About Wetlands?

26 January 2021


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


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…

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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…

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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 – Episode 1: Riverbank Management

15 October 2020


    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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