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 0131 666 0847 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

 

Chicory - Boosting Lamb Productivity

07 August 2014

13:00 - 14:30, Thursday 7th August, Lanarkshire

This short session will focus on the role of chicory for boosting lamb liveweight gain and also highlight observed anthelmintic qualities, which have been seen throughout the trials at the farm & ena...

Field Lab: Feeding Silage to Pigs (Meeting 2)

14 August 2014

Peelham Farm, Foulden, Berwickshire, TD15 1UG

The Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme involves farmers across the country in developing innovative techniques and best practice, aimed at improving productivity, quality and environmental perf...

Managing Farm Woodland: Making the Most of What You’ve Got (SFIN)

20 August 2014

Knock Farm, near Huntly

This event will look at practical ways to manage existing farm woodland; including thinning, felling, replanting, equipment, and making use of fuel and timber products. The event is FREE to farmers a...

Field Lab: Anaerobic digestate (meeting 3)

10 September 2014

 This field lab is being hosted by David Finlay of Cream O Galloway, Rainton, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2DR

The Duchy Originals Future Farming Programme involves farmers across the country in developing innovative techniques and best practice, aimed at improving productivity, quality and environmental perf...

Soil Muck & Money Event

11 September 2014

Thursday, 11th September, Caithness. A practical day looking at soil & grassland management and making best use of FYM & slurry; there will also be a seeder demonstration.

Speakers include James Bretherton, AgScope and Iain Eadie, Germinal Seeds GB Ltd. The day will also include a visit to Nipster Farm by kind permission of A C Alexander. This event is free of charge t...