Farming

Lothians Regional Agritourism Event

A free event for all farmers in the Lothians to find out more about agritourism and the opportunities for the area.

Agritourism is a key growth opportunity for the Lothians. As well as working family farms agritourism also takes place on estates with in-house farming operations and crofts.

Women in Agriculture Scotland - An Evening with Lindy Nelson

Women in Agriculture Scotland are absolutely delighted to welcome the inspirational Lindy Nelson to their next online event. Lindy founded the Agri Women's Development Trust in her home country of New Zealand, she is a visionary leader, Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to agriculture and women, 2013 Next Business Woman of the year and she has also been named one of the top ten women in agriculture.

If you're a grower employing seasonal migrant workers, the NFUS has pulled together all the essential information and top tools you need in one place.

Farmers and land managers in Central Scotland, who are thinking of planting trees but don’t know where to begin, can now get free help from Scottish Forestry.

As part of ongoing work to promote the benefits of tree planting to rural businesses  in the region, a limited number of FREE Farm Woodland Assessments are up for grabs, to help farms and estates identify opportunities for new woodland planting to support their  businesses. 

RSABI has launched a new programme to encourage young people to get involved with the organisation’s board.

The charity, which supports people in Scottish agriculture, is now accepting applications from people aged 18 to 30 for its Trainee Trustee programme.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) wants to work with farmers in South Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Galloway and Highland in a new Rural Risk Project set up to help reduce the risks from fires on farms.

Single year and multi-year projects now eligible to apply to a £22 million peatland restoration programme.

A plan has been published setting out how crofting can be supported to flourish in the future.

The National Development Plan for Crofting highlights the core elements necessary to ensure that crofting continues to play an integral role in rural and island life, as well as delivering policy priorities for climate change mitigation and biodiversity.

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