Farm Wildlife Walks – South West
With future rounds of environmental funding confirmed, understanding your farm’s nature baseline has never been more important. A journey can be long and arduous but there is broad consensus that…Read More >
Lothian’s Women in Agriculture – What’s Next After BPS?
Join Lothian’s Women in Agriculture Group for updates on the Scottish Government’s National Test Programme and what to expect after the end of Basic Payment Scheme.Read More >
Regenerative Agriculture – Integrating Livestock
Integrating livestock on arable farms has many benefits from extending the rotation by providing more break crops, to increasing soil protection and boosting microbial activity below ground. However, it can…Read More >
Information Note: Improving Biodiversity on Your Farm
As modern agriculture has a large focus on production, biodiversity has seen a decline over the years as farmers have utilised much of their land. This decline in biodiversity has…Read More >
Regenerative Agriculture – Maintaining A Living Root
Bill Stewart is a beef finisher from Huntly who grows spring barley to feed his cattle, and he shows us why he believes keeping a living root in the soil…Read More >
The Oats-So-Simple Brewing Trial
In this podcast we hear from Richie Walsh who organised the Oats So Simple Brewing trail using oats grown on a croft in Lismore. We discuss his vision of…Read More >
Cropcast: The Journey To Net Zero
Net Zero is a phrase that we hear all the time, but what does the journey to net zero look like for cropping systems. In this Cropcast, Prof Fiona Burnett…Read More >
Regenerative Agriculture – Maximising Crop Diversity
Above ground plant diversity can lead to a more resilient soil by promoting a diverse soil food web with a range of organisms. On farm, this can be achieved a…Read More >
Joint Ventures – What Are The Opportunities For Arable Enterprises?
There is perhaps a presumption that joint venture arrangements are constrictive in nature in the same way perhaps that Farm Business Tenancies are viewed as being the more formal agreement arrangements.Read More >
Joint Ventures – Will It Suit Me and My Business?
Joint ventures can be the perfect business arrangement for farmers/landowners looking to scale down/slow down and for new/young entrants and businesses looking to scale up, but how do you know if it is right for you and your business?Read More >