Events in Scotland

Field Lab: Assessing blight resistant potato varieties

11 May 2015

Fearniewell Croft, Muiryden, Fortrose, IV10 8SW.

A practical half-day event looking at blight-resistant organic potato varieties, including Carolus and Athlete. Host Dan Ross will trial several varieties this se...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals #1

28 May 2015

28th May, Kirklinton, Cumbria

We are running rush control workshops at 3 regional host farms across the country, with a fourth in August. Attendees will hear about non-chemical management options, discuss priorities for the farm/...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals #2

04 June 2015

Ullapool

We are running rush control workshops at 3 regional host farms across the country, with a fourth in August. Attendees will hear about non-chemical management options, discuss priorities for the farm/...

Controlling Rushes without Chemicals #3

05 June 2015

Kirkton Farm, Crianlarach

We are running rush control workshops at 3 regional host farms across the country, with a fourth in August. Attendees will hear about non-chemical management options, discuss priorities for the farm/...

Monitoring Fluke in Fife

24 June 2015

Kinaldy Farm, Fife

A look at how NSA’s George Milne has been getting on since he became a Fluke Surveillance Farm, with a focus on monitoring, prevention, stock movements, when to treat (& what with), and the life cycl...

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 ...

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