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    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 landscape of many parts of Scotland. At a time in which agriculture as a sector is coming under increasing pressure to provide “public good”, hedges can be an obvious feature with scope for widescale uptake, particularly for farms where maintaining a high level of productivity is important or where there are minimal woodland opportunities.

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    Using Protected Urea to Protect The Planet & Your Pocket!

    Ireland faced with EU 2030 Green Deal targets “to reduce nutrient losses by 50%” and “reduce the use of fertiliser by 20%” have stated that “moving to Protected Urea is the single largest tool on the table to reduce emissions” so why are Scottish farmers not making this first choice when ordering fertiliser?

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    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…

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    Farm Woodlands Information Sheet: Woodland Creation and Carbon Sales

    With the strengthening global concern around climate change and the impact our emissions are having across the globe, companies and countries alike are searching for a solution to try cool our climate and capture the vast quantities of CO2 that have been created since the industrial revolution. Trees have the potential to play a major part in the global effort to solve the climate crisis we currently face.

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