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    Compost and Growing Media

    Do you have a horticultural enterprise on your croft or smallholding?  Do you buy or make compost or growing media? Do you get variable results?! Join Audrey Litterick for a…

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    Understanding the land

    How biodiversity advice helped Threepwood Farm improve soil quality to benefit it’s wildlife In this podcast from the Farm Advisory Service (FAS), Colin Strang Steel, owner of Threepwood Farm in…

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    Buzzing about Bees

    Why not join us on Wednesday 30th June 2021 at 7:30pm where Claire Gill, helped by Luis Molero, will be giving us an informative beginners guide to keeping bees. Claire…

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    Farmland Wading Birds Information Note: Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus)

    The curlew is the largest farmland wader in Europe and can be found around the entire UK coastline. The curlew population has declined by 59% in Scotland from 1995 – 2018 and is a red-listed species of conservation concern in the UK. It is one of the UK’s highest conservation priority bird species. The most recent population estimate for Scotland is 58800 pairs (Foster et al. 2013).

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