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

 

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...

Farm walk: Macbiehill Farm, Borders

10 September 2014

Bread Matters, Macbiehill Farmhouse, Lamancha, West Linton, Scottish Borders, EH46 7AZ

Bread Matters is best known for its artisan breadmaking courses, held in the Macbiehill Farmhouse baking studio with its wood-fired oven. On their Soil Association certified five-acre smallholding in...

Soil Muck & Money Event (FPSF)

11 September 2014

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, Germi...

Performance, Parasites & Profit (FPSF)

24 September 2014

Jedburgh

A practical day, looking at making best use of home grown feeds, an expert’s view on how to avoid parasites, eating into your profits and how hitting spec can make a difference to your bottom line. S...

Assessing Your Potential: Farm Woodland Creation & Management

14 October 2014

West Dunbartonshire

This practical half-day event will identify the on-farm opportunities for costs, savings and incomes which could be generated by managing existing woodland and planting new woodland. The group will d...