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    Making Tax Digital

    Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) intend to make the UK one of the most digitally advanced tax administrations in the world through Making Tax Digital (MTD).  The benefit of…

    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…

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    Events

    New Entrants to Farming Conference

    The sixth annual gathering for the FAS New Entrants to Farming will be held to inform and inspire people entering the agricultural industry.  This is a free event open to…

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

    New Entrants to Farming: Collaborative Farming (Borders)

    The next Borders New Entrants meeting will be held on Tuesday 12th February, 1.30pm at Kaimflat, Kelso, TD5 7QN. Access to land can be a key barrier for new entrants…

    Derelict to Productive – ‘Beyond the first 5 years’

    This event is the third in a series of three on bringing your croft (or part of your croft) from under-productive, to productive. The three sessions broadly follow a ‘5…

    Cattle & Sheep Handling Facilities: A Common Approach

    Handling systems for cattle and sheep are often labour intensive and a mis-match of old and new. Dr Simon Turner, SRUC expert in handling systems, will lead this workshop. He…

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    PolyProduce for Crofting & Small Holding

    Are you interested in using a poytunnel for horticulture on your croft or small farm? Are you confused by the quantity of options available to you? Demand for poly technologies…

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    Publications

    New Entrant Case Study: Jennifer Hall

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Livestock, Pigs, Rural Business, and New Entrants

    New Entrant Case Study: Scott Bourman

    Publication Type: Video Publication Year: 2018 Topics: Livestock, Pigs, Rural Business, and New Entrants

    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  

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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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