Land

Crops in every field farmed in Scotland have been recorded by satellite imagery to create a new interactive map to help to breakdown agricultural land use.

The Scottish Crop Map uses data from 2019 to predict the crop types using radar images from the European Space Agency (ESA) Copernicus Satellite Programme and to recognise the crops growing in nearly 400,000 fields in Scotland.

Women in Agriculture, Perth: Motivate & Inspire – Be Brave, Push Your Boundaries!

As part of the Women in Agriculture Motivate & Inspire Series, the Perthshire Group are hosting a meeting with the highly driven Heather Wildman.

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. 

The new Local Development Plan for the Cairngorms National Park includes an increase in affordable housing requirements for new developments.

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.

COP26 is the international community’s best, perhaps only, chance to address the threat of climate change, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

Speaking to a virtual gathering of Scottish business and investment leaders today, the First Minister said that welcoming the international climate change conference to Scotland was a huge honour, carrying major responsibility.

SAOS Conference 2021 "SAOS's A-Z for a Bright Future"

SAOS are embracing embracing technology and running their 2021 Conference event online, which gives a great opportunity to reach out to more of you than ever, and share their work and ideas. If you’ve not made it along in person to their conference before, now is the perfect time, there's no travel required and your ticket is free!

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