Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has issued a warning about lead poisoning which can result from animals ingesting waste from car and electric fence batteries, or ash from where lead has been burned
Regenerative Farming “it doesn’t have to be all or nothing”
“any system can improve with small tweaks.”
New farm Payment Scheme Welcomed But More Clarity Needed on Future Policy
Under the scheme, farmers and crofters who rear cattle and sheep will be able to claim a £250 payment for veterinary health and welfare interventions from this summer.
Survival After An Extreme Global Event
The researchers investigated the impact of abrupt sunlight reducing scenarios caused by nuclear war, super volcano eruptions or asteroid impacts on agricultural production globally.
The Fearsome Farmers of The Neolithic
When Early People began farming they changed forever, their societies, their diet, the landscape and the very crops they were growing.
“The vanity of each generation”, writes the brilliant Andrew o’ Hagan in his essay ‘Scotland Your Scotland’, “is to believe that we are living in the greatest period of history.”
Mental Health Training Orkney Event: Pioneering Collaboration Between Former Royal Marines & Farmers
The RSABI Mental Health First Aid Awareness Training takes place from 09.30-13.30 on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at The Albert Hotel, Kirkwall. It is free to attend and lunch will be provided.
Scotland’s Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) 2023
The 2023 Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) application round will open for applications on 30 January 2023.
Future Farming Expo Coming to P&J Live
The Future Farming Expo Scotland event will be held over 2 days on Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th October 2023 at P&J Live in Aberdeen
Former Royal Marines & Scottish Farmers Working Together To Improve Mental Wellbeing
Former Royal Marines and farming charity RSABI are working together to deliver a pioneering mental health initiative for Scottish agriculture, being rolled out from this month.