Crop and plant health

Field lab: Good Green Manures – Soil Association

Good Green manures Green manures should be good for your crops and your soil.  But do they make enough of a difference to justify their cost?  And which ones work best?...

Field Lab: Good Green Manures

Green manures should be good for your crops and your soil.  But do they make enough of a difference to justify their cost?  And which ones work best? This field...

Improving Crop Health & Business Resilience (Lanark)

Data from SRUC crops trials sites in 2016 has shown breakdowns in some of the most popular fungicides in the fight against Ramularia. Come along the crops open day on...

Venues: Drumalbin Farm Event Tags: South and South west Topics: Crop and plant health

Cereal Trials Open Evening – Improving Crop Health & Business Resilience

You are cordially invited to view the SRUC East Lothian trials site at Cauldshil Farm, Haddington. 5.15  Barbeque and refreshments 5.40  Welcome and introduction by Fiona Burnett, Making the most...

Venues: Cauldshiel Farm Event Tags: South and South east Topics: arable and Crop and plant health
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Farming & Water Scotland – Potatoes in Practice 2017

We will be attending Potatoes in Practice 2017 – the largest field-based potato event in the UK, held at The James Hutton Institute’s Balruddery Farm, Dundee   Visit the Farming and Water Scotland...

Leatherjackets

Field Lab: Controlling Leatherjackets, Whithorn, Dumfries & Galloway – The Soil Association

Field Lab: Controlling Leatherjackets, A Soil Association Event Leatherjackets can be a devastating crop pest, and ‘Dursban’, the chemical that was used to control them, is now banned. So what’s the...

Venues: Whithorn Event Tags: South and South west Topics: Crop and plant health, Grassland, and Soil
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Farming & Water Scotland – Kirriemuir Show

We will be attending Kirriemuir Show this year, near Forfar in Angus. Visit the Farming and Water Scotland stand to hear how other farmers have reduced diffuse pollution risk and how...

Soils & Nutrient Network: Lewis and Harris Meeting

This is the first of 3 meetings which will be held over the next 18 months. These meetings are to cover the basics of soil and nutrient management whilst exploring innovative developments and research to benefit the future of crofting agriculture.

Having a field day with grass

A practical and informative evening offering solutions to maintain good stock health with optimum nutrition during the Spring months.

Flooding at a gate

Drainage – All you wanted to know but were afraid to ask (Glenluce)

Drainage is a cornerstone to good soil care It is well recognised that without proper drainage you do not get the best out of fertiliser inputs therefore crop yields suffer. Effective drainage...