Scotlands Farm Advisory Service 공개
[search 0]

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this Cropcast, Prof Fiona Burnett of SRUC talks soils and soil health with Joanna Cloy who is a Soil Scientist and Researcher at SRUC, Paul Hargreaves who is a Soil Scientist and Grassland Researcher also with SRUC and David Ross who is a senior Consultant with SAC Consulting in the North East저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
Potatoes are an important crop in the Crofting Counties with many crofters growing for home consumption whereas other crofters may sell their potatoes at farmers markets or in vegetable boxes. In this podcast Janette Sutherland interviews Innes Jessieman SRUC potato expert to get his advice and top tips throughout the growing cycle.…
 
Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of eight podcasts. Each podcast will look at the latest research around animal health & welfare, with the aim of providing you an insight into the latest strategies which are being both developed & implemented. In the first part of the episode George Gauley will be joined by SRUC’s monogastric res…
 
Taking on a farm or croft for the first time is an exciting opportunity but as New Entrants there can be challenges along the way. We speak to Trudi Cueto from Carfrae Farm to discuss their diversification journey and the wide range of exciting activities available to the public on the farm.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
In this livestock podcast, Agricultural Consultant Robert Ramsay speaks to SAC Consulting sheep specialist Kirsten Williams and to SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer Fiona Crowden. The podcast covers, latest problems presenting at vet labs and what are the big issues sheep specialists are being asked at the moment.…
 
Integrated pest management (IPM) is a holistic approach to pest management that aims to maximise profit whilst also aiming to minimising the negative impacts of crop production on the environment. That's the technical definition, but what does it mean in practice? In this Cropcast, Prof Fiona Burnett of SRUC talks to Dr Henry Creissen who is resear…
 
In this podcast, Ben Graham, Managing Partner at Kirkland in Dumfries and Galloway talks to us about his experience of applying for an Integrated Land Management Plan (ILMP) to reflect on how he runs the enterprise. In the interview, Ben details his reasons for applying for an ILMP and how this fits into the long term plan for the business. He also…
 
Janette Sutherland SAC Consulting Portree interviews Zero Waste Scotland’s Dr William Clark about a new type of farming – insect farming. The podcast covers a wide variety of topics from why we need to produce more protein and rely less on soya and how also we protect the welfare of farmed insects. We gain good get insights into the legalisation an…
 
In the latest of our livestock monthly podcasts episodes hosted by Beef Specialist Robert Ramsay of SAC Consulting, we talk beef with Veterinary Investigation Officer, Alwyn Jones of SRUC Veterinary Services and Livestock Specialist, Lesley Wylie of SAC Consulting. (Recorded October 2021)저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
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 craft ales being a catalyst for supporting small scale heritage cropping in the Crofting counties and beyond and all the benefits to nature and sustainability that could bring. Were you inspired b…
 
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 of SRUC talks to Prof Bob Rees who is the Professor of Agriculture and Climate Change at SRUC and Julian Bell who leads the Agrecalc which is a carbon footprint tool developed by SAC Consulting t…
 
In this episode of the Thrill of The Hill podcast, host Alex Pirie chats to Patrick Laurie from Working For Waders. They discuss the decline of waders in Scotland, the practical steps that farmers can take to counter the biodiversity crisis as well as reflect on good practice, the trees versus waders debate amongst other topics. Find out more about…
 
In the shadow of COP26 Scotland prepares to host the world as we agree common targets and policies to combat climate change, equally important is the biodiversity crisis. In episode seventeen of the Thrill of the Hill series the Alex Pirie from the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) talks to Nature Friendly Farming Network coordinator, Phil Knott about ho…
 
As part of the Health is your Wealth series we chatted with Anna Groom, registered dietician, nutritionist and farmers wife. With Anna we discuss why nutrition is important and how those working in rural industries can improve their health and overall wellbeing through better informed decisions about nutrition.…
 
Scotland is host to the largest concentration of heather moorland in the world with huge biodiversity interest and carbon holding potential. In this episode of the Thrill of the Hill series Alex Pirie from the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) talks to British Moorlands advisor, Dick Bartlett about the state of Scotland’s moorlands, with conversation ran…
 
Ramularia has established itself as one of hardest of all pathogens to manage in our barley crops. Symptoms are unpredictable and severity varies hugely site to site and season to season. At its worst it damages yield and quality and has evolved resistance to many fungicide groups. This podcast discusses the latest research and lays bare ramularia’…
 
In this podcast, Agricultural Consultants Julian Bell and Mark Bowsher-Gibbs review the 2021 growing season along with a few market predictions going forward. Expectations at sowing and following the cold Spring weren't high, so where are we now and what can be done?저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
In this podcast Janette Sutherland chats to Mary McAndrew who is a project officer with the Pearl Mussel Project in Ireland. Ireland and Scotland have rivers in their High Nature Value farmland areas with populations of Freshwater Pearl Mussels. Mary discusses the lifecycle of this species and how their success is connected to farming practices. Ma…
 
In the latest of our livestock monthly podcasts episodes, this month hosted by Malcolm MacDonald of SAC Consulting, we talk dairy with specialist Lorna MacPherson and Colin Mason of SRUC Vets. What are the seasonal challenges dairy farmers are facing and what's the best strategy to get you through the season whether you're partially housed or still…
 
Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of eight podcasts. Each podcast will look at the latest research around animal health & welfare, with the aim of providing you an insight into the latest strategies which are being both developed & implemented. In this episode Tiffany Mactaggart is joined by Dr Spiridoula Athanasiadou. Spiridoula …
 
Janette Sutherland SAC Portree interviews Catherine Matheson, Flùraichean le Gaol, Skye. Flùraichean le Gaol means flowers with love in Gaelic and Catherine discusses growing cut flowers in Skye, starting a new business and incorporating her Gaelic heritage into her company branding. Find Flùraichean le Gaol on Instragram and Facebook to follow Cat…
 
Daniel Stout speaks with Professor Laura Green OBE and Poppy Frater about the latest research on mastitis, the pathogens involved and how we can refine management and nutrition in sheep systems to reduce mastitis risk. If mastitis is a real issue in your flock this podcast is one to listen to.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
In this livestock podcast, Agricultural Consultant Robert Ramsay speaks to SAC Consulting sheep specialist Poppy Frater and to SRUC Veterinary Investigation Officer Heather Stevenson. The podcast covers, among other things, parasites, health planning and pre tupping management.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
Janette Sutherland, SAC Portree, interviews Skye’s RSPB Corncrake project officer Shelagh Parlane. They discuss how partnership working with farmers and crofters is key to this bird’s breeding success in Scotland. They discuss the collaborative work done by the Skye Crofting and Corncrake Partnership. They also talk about an exciting new initiative…
 
Agricultural Consultant Daniel Stout speaks with Professor Laura Green OBE about how best to get on top of footrot and reduce lameness in the flock. Laura has been involved in a great deal of hugely influential research on lameness, the impact of foot trimming and effective treatment and control of footrot so if you’re struggling with lameness in y…
 
The focus of this episode is pesticide filling and handling areas - the pollution risks, the legislation, design considerations and the safe disposal of pesticide solutions. Agricultural Consultant George Chalmers chats with SEPA's Pete Wright and D & H Direct's Dan Fentiman. Pete gives an insight into the pollution risks and the legislation that s…
 
Farming as with all other industries has been set the challenge of operating more efficiently and sustainably in the face of climate change. To achieve a roadmap for the future Scottish Government and other special interest groups have been investigating and evaluating options to improve the green credentials of farming generally. In this episode o…
 
Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of eight podcasts episodes. Each podcast will look at the latest research around animal health & welfare, with the aim of providing you an insight into the latest strategies which are being both developed & implemented. In this episode Tiffany Mactaggart is joined by Dr Joanne Conington and Profes…
 
In this episode of the podcast, we are exploring the subject of Natural Capital, what this term means: how does it differs from Environmental Goods and Biodiversity, why it is important and what opportunities it can provide for rural businesses.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
In this podcast from the Farm Advisory Service (FAS), Colin Strang Steel, owner of Threepwood Farm in The Scottish Borders, shares his experience of applying for biodiversity specialist advice in order to have a more integrated mixed livestock farm. In the interview, Colin shares his reasons for getting in touch with FAS, which include concerns aro…
 
In this podcast Malcolm MacDonald speaks to Donald Barrie, farm manager at Glensaugh research farm, and Lorna Macpherson of SAC’s livestock team about grazing management and how to make the best quality silage. Donald outlines his grazing management on the farm and gives us his recipe for top quality silage. Lorna discusses the key principles of ro…
 
Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of eight podcasts. Each podcast will look at the latest research around animal health & welfare, with the aim of providing you an insight into the latest strategies which are being both developed & implemented. In this episode Tiffany Mactaggart is joined by Dr Gemma Miller and Dr Jenna Bowen. Gem…
 
Beef finishing has long been seen as an inherently intensive activity, however finishing beef cattle at grass can be a productive use of time, while contributing to good habitat management and a lower input, more sustainable system. In episode fourteen of the Thrill of the Hill series the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) talks to beef specialist Lesley …
 
Calving is one of the busiest times of the year for those in the beef sector and a crucial time for things to go right! A successful calving has huge business and climate impacts as well as of health, welfare and farmer mindset. In episode thirteen of the Thrill of the Hill series the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) talks to returning contributor and b…
 
While a Brexit trade deal has taken some pressure off the sheep sector the changing political and agricultural landscape means that it must adapt to the new challenges of climate change and biodiversity decline. In episode twelve of the Thrill of the Hill series the Farm Advisory Service (FAS) talks to sheep specialist Kirsten Williams (SAC Consult…
 
In the latest of our livestock monthly podcasts episodes hosted by Beef Specialist Robert Ramsay of SAC Consulting, we talk sheep with Veterinary Investigation Officer, Heather Stevenson of SRUC Veterinary Services and Sheep and grassland specialist, Poppy Frater of SAC Consulting.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
In the latest of our livestock monthly podcasts episodes hosted by Beef Specialist Robert Ramsay of SAC Consulting, we talk beef with Veterinary Investigation Officer, Tim Geraghty of SRUC Veterinary Services and Livestock Nutritionist, Karen Stewart of SAC Consulting.저자 Scotland's Farm Advisory Service Podcast
 
Welcome along to our animal health & welfare series of podcasts. Over the course of 2021, we’ll be bringing you 8 podcasts, each falling under the theme of animal health & welfare (latest research), with the aim of providing you an insight into the latest strategies which are being both developed & implemented In this episode, George Gauley is join…
 
In the latest Farm Advisory Service (FAS) podcast, Rowan Marshall, co-owner of family business, Peter Marshall Farms in Perthshire, describes his experience of applying for a carbon audit and the many benefits it's brought to the farm. In this recording, Rowan discusses his reasons for applying for a carbon audit, how it has become a customer requi…
 
With Hugh McClymont, SRUC's Crichton Royal Farm In this podcast the Farm Advisory Service sits down with farm manager for the SRUC’s Crichton Royal Farm, Hugh McClymont. With a range of kit available when it comes to applying slurry understanding what is best for your farm is crucial, particularly with a transition from splash plates on the way and…
 
Loading …

빠른 참조 가이드

Google login Twitter login Classic login