Crofting

AgriScot 2024

Welcome to AgriScot 2024!

Join us at the Royal Highland Centre for a day filled with all things agriculture. From livestock shows to machinery displays, there's something for everyone interested in the farming industry. Network with fellow farmers, learn about the latest innovations, and discover new products to enhance your farm.

Scottish Agritourism Conference 2024

This Conference will bring together everyone interested in the development of agritourism in Scotland.

It will be a great chance to get together, network and build relationships.

The conference is set to welcome:

A consultation has been launched by the Scottish Government to identify ways to support the future of crofting across rural and island Scotland.  

Glengarry Community Woodland Sawmill
Name of organisation/business: 
Glengarry Community Woodlands
Funding: 
£36,290 - Community Led Local Development (CLLD) Rural and Island Communities Ideas into Action Fund

The latest Knowledge Transfer Innovation Fund (KITF) opens today (Wednesday 22 May).

KTIF supports projects that help farmers and crofters to acquire new skills and share learning across the agricultural sector. Successful projects will receive grants of up to £200,000 to help farmers develop their skills and improve the competitiveness and sustainability of their businesses.

A call to recipients of rural development funding to help with the development of potential future schemes has been made by the Scottish Government.

GO Falkland 2024

Following the success of last year’s inaugural event, GO Falkland is being held at Falkland Estate over two days on 17th and 18th July with a vibrant fringe of smaller venues and exhibitor spaces, local food and drinks, music and more. Tickets are available below.

The movement to build a better future for our farms and for Scottish soil is building momentum with a two-day festival lined up in Fife this summer.

The deadline for submitting the Single Application Form (SAF) application is fast approaching and farmers and crofters are being encouraged to submit their applications before the window closes on Wednesday 15 May.

Applications submitted by the deadline can be amended, added to, or increased, up until 31 May without penalty.

The findings of the Scottish Small Producer Access to Abattoirs Report, published this week, highlight the various challenges facing producers who require ‘private kill’ services in Scotland, and the abattoirs providing them.

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