Tag: farming

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Spring lambs bring smiles

‘I was fed up with simply numbering the sheep and lambs and this seemed like a fun way of matching them’

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New agroecology learning programme launches

The potential of agroecology as a useful framework for furthering agricultural sustainability is gaining recognition and support, both among farmers and crofters, and within the wider industry.

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Farming cost crisis as fertiliser prices soar

‘Getting fertiliser on to crops and grass in the right way, in the right conditions and at the optimum time could increase fertiliser utilisation, potentially maintaining or producing higher yields from lower applications at a field scale’

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Dead salmon ‘stink out’ village

The Scottish Salmon Company dismissed claims by anti-fishfarm campaigners that the mortalities were caused by a severe outbreak of disease and gill issues. Instead micro-jellyfish were to blame, it said.