Programme of events

All events are free of charge to primary producers (farmers/crofters/growers) & £60.00 plus VAT to others.

Future Proofing Scotland's Farming (FPSF)
Places are limited and booking is essential for all events so that lunch and resource packs can be provided. Call Lyn on 07899 791 748 or email  lwhite@soilassociation.org

Scottish Farming Innovation Network (SFIN)
These are half day events. Please note that places are limited as group size will be restricted, therefore booking is required. Call Colleen on 0131 666 2474 or email cmcculloch@soilassociation.org

 

Field Lab – Farm Scale AD: Improving Efficiency and Cutting Costs (Meeting 4)

02 July 2015

Cream o’Galloway, Gatehouse of Fleet

This is the last of 4 open meetings looking at small-scale AD in an organic dairy system. We will review the progress made over the last year and look at the impact the AD system has had on elements ...

Producing Quality Forage: Getting the conditions & mix right

02 July 2015

Rhynie, Huntly

A practical on-farm afternoon visit looking at achieving optimum soil, seed and growing conditions for efficient grass and arable silage production, including soil preparation, seed selection and wee...

Managing Fluke in Fife

13 July 2015

Kinaldy Farm, Fife

NSA’s George Milne farms at Kinaldy, which became a Fluke Surveillance Farm in 2013 to trial a range of fluke management measures and help monitor fluke in Fife. We will hear from researchers from th...

Optimising Output: Soil & Grass

28 July 2015

Nethy Bridge near Grantown-on-Spey

Followed by a BBQ kindly supported by Cairngorms National Park

A practical afternoon on farm looking at soil, grassland and nutrient management for optimum productivity and utilisation. Speakers include Chris Duller, Soil and Grassland Management Specialist and ...