The Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs (SAYFC) is this week announcing a new RESPECT campaign which will be launched at the Royal Highland Show.

Carbon Literacy for rural industries

Are you an individual, or organisation keen to make our rural industries training available to up to three colleagues?

This one-day course will provide a recognised qualification and a  foundation of knowledge to level the playing field towards the Just Transition to net zero, no matter if you manage a croft or a global multinational.

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:

Busting the Myths on Calf Milk Replacers

Sign up to this webinar by Scotlands Rural University College (SRUC) to hear from Dr Jessica Cooke of Volac Milk Replacers Ltd and Dr Lorna MacPherson from SAC Consulting (part of SRUC discussing myths and comparisons about calf milk replacers.

Join us for an informative discussion on the latest calf milk replacer research, helping you decide on the best milk replacer for your heifer rearing system.

Walk & Talk at Scalpsie Farm, Bute

Farmstrong are holding a Farm Walk & Talk this coming Wednesday, June 12th,  thanks to Ian Dickson who runs Scalpsie Farm on Bute.

Starting with lunch at the Kingarth Hotel at noon, the farm tour will follow, and finish up with a talk from Michael Blanche.

An optional extra, is to bring your togs and a towel for a touch of wild swimming at Scalpsie Beach!

The NFU Scotland has launched a Diversity and Inclusion review in order to encouraging an increase in Union involvement from a wider cross-section.

NFU Scotland has launched a research project to explore ways in which all diversities can become more involved in its work. It will be centred around a “Diversity Discussion”, involving a series of interviews, and an online survey and roadshow which is due to commence on 8 July for one week.

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

Farmers and land managers in the central belt, who are thinking of planting trees but don’t know where to begin, are now being offered free woodland assessments from Scottish Forestry.

The offer applies to farmers in the central belt from Ayrshire, Inverclyde, Dunbartonshire right across from the west to Fife and the Lothians in the east.

Royal Highland Show 2024

The Royal Highland Show is an annual event, showcasing the best of food, farming and rural life at Ingliston in Edinburgh. 

2024 is a year of celebration for RHASS, marking our 240th anniversary, and reinforcing us at the heart of the rural community. Find out more below on how and where you can get involved in all of our 240th-anniversary activities.