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    New Entrants to Farming – Planning For The Future

    The roadshow will be held in collaboration with FAS, NFUS and the Scottish Land Commission this will take place throughout October and November traveling across Scotland. The aim of the…

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    New Entrants to Farming – Grassland Matters (Caithness) Event Summary

    Paddy from DLF gave an insight to grass growth and getting the best from the farms biggest asset (a copy of his presentation is available to view below). Take home…

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    New Entrants to Farming: Setting up a Profitable Enterprise (Ayr) Event Summary

    A practical workshop for New Entrants was held on 15th August at Coldcothill Farm, Craigie by kind permission of Stewart Wilson.  Stewart has recently taken on a 5 year tenency…

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    Unwrapping the Secret to Success – Food & Drink Diversification

    We are holding three interactive workshops featuring experts and guest speakers who will discuss their own food diversification journeys.  A must attend event for anyone thinking about direct selling or…

    New Entrants Case Study: Mix of Farming Arrangements

    Case Study: Ian McKnight  To build a viable farming business, one young farmer retains flexibility to work within different agreements. After studying Agriculture at the Scottish Agricultural College, Auchincruive (Ayr)…

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    Events

    New Entrants to Farming Conference

    Save the date! Our New Entrants to Farming Conference is going to be on 26th February 2019!  

    Venues: BT Murrayfield Event Tags: Lothian & Borders Topics: New Entrants

    New Entrants to Farming: ‘Mind Your Own Business’ (Orkney)

    After a successful first New Entrants meeting at Tormiston in September we are now looking towards our next meeting. This will to be held at the Ayre Hotel in Kirkwall,…

    Venues: Ayre Hotel Event Tags: Orkney Topics: New Entrants

    New Entrants to Farming: Livestock Records – Getting it right! (Ayr)

    Come along to our New Entrants evening meeting on 4th December.  At this meeting will help new entrants understand what is required of them with regards to livestock records.  We…

    New Entrants to Farming – Top Stock (Inverness)

    Whether you are buying or selling, having an eye for top stock is important. Knowing what to take to market and what needs some more time to bring out its…

    Venues: Fearn Farm Event Tags: Highlands Topics: New Entrants
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    SkyeConnect – Skye on a Plate

    “Skye on a plate” is an opportunity for food producers and tourism providers to network and build prosperous business relationships. It’s an opportunity to learn about some of the latest…

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    Publications

    Farm Management Handbook 2018/2019

    The 39th 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…

    New Entrants Newsletter Autumn 2018

    New Entrants Newsletter October 2018

    Publication Type: FAS Newsletter Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Rural Business and New Entrants
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    Getting registered to keep livestock and claim for support fact sheet

    Getting registered to keep livestock and claim for support  

    Boxed Produce fact sheet

    Boxed Produce  

    New Entrants Newsletter Spring 2018

    New Entrants Newsletter March 2018

    Publication Type: FAS Newsletter Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Rural Business and New Entrants
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    New Entrants Newsletter October 2018

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    Info note – Hot weather July2018

    Information Note – Summer 2018: Hot weather and potential risks to livestock health and welfare

    Mentoring Rules and Procedures

    It is widely recognised that all professionals, wherever they are in their career, can benefit from having a mentor. However, there are particular benefits for new entrants to receive mentoring support during their first few years after qualification, having taken on land or a tenancy or when receiving grant support.

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    Greening Update 2018

    Information sheets showing the 2018 Greening updates

    QMS Better Soil Grassland Management for Scottish Beef & Lamb Producers

    QMS Better Soil Grassland Management for Scottish Beef & Lamb Producers booklet

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