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Emergency Animal Health Plan

16 April 2020

This health plan is designed to be used in the case that other staff are taking responsibility for stock were a key member of staff unavailable. Completing this plan will…

Technical note (TN734): Fertiliser recommendations recommendations for vegetables, minority arable crops and bulbs

15 April 2020

Summary Vegetables and some of the minority crops can have a high value. Production costs are also often high, with fertilisers accounting for a very small percentage of variable costs.…

Getting started with rotational grazing in the dairy herd

Getting Started with Rotation Grazing for the Dairy Herd Rotational grazing involves using small fields sizes, (or paddocks) to move stock frequently to provide a rest for the grass and…

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Personnel

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Personnel This template document can be used to record who the key personnel are on the farm – those that ‘normally’ carry out…

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Machinery & Equipment

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Machinery & Equipment This template document provides information for staff about the machinery & equipment you have on the farm for your current…

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Crops

8 April 2020

Emergency Plan for Staff: Field Operations – Crops This document is a guide to follow depending on your farm, crops, and stage of production (sowing, planting, spraying, harvest etc.).   This…

Crofting & the Uist Machair (video)

Cultivations will be underway soon on the Uist machair, growing crops and managing the land for high biodiversity. This lovely video explains how and why traditional crops are grown in…

Nutrient Management Guide app (advertorial)

4 April 2020

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In the Scottish Farmer published, 4th April 2020, we published the advertorial below to promote our Nutrient Management Guide app which can be downloaded from the Google or Apple app…

Emergency planning (advertorial)

4 April 2020

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In the Scottish Farmer published, 4th April 2020, we published the advertorial below to promote our emergency plan that farmers and crofters can use to as a tool to help…

Emergency Plan for Staff: Machine Fed Calves Checklist

2 April 2020

Emergency Plan for Staff: Machine Fed Calves Checklist This customisable protocol aims to inform staff of the correct procedure for the management of machine fed calves.



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