The Crowdfund Scotland team are running a workshop on Wednesday the 31st July in association with their partners at LEADER.
This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects, and is also a chance to meet a crowdfund coach who gives direct support on crowdfunding projects. Anyone with a project idea requiring funding is invited to attend.
The East Lothian Partnership Against Rural Crime (ELPARC) invite you to an on farm crime and fire prevention event in an effort to provide you with information and advice on simple solutions which may help deter criminal activity.
With high-value machinery, equipment and livestock on farms and rural businesses, you can be more susceptible and vulnerable, and it’s even more important that you take the time to review what security you have in place and look to make improvements. This free ‘walk and talk’ event is open to all farmers and land managers and no booking is necessary.
Green manures have long been used at Stonelaw’s to build soil fertility, increase biodiversity, improve water quality and provide a valuable source of winter fodder for store cattle.
Join us for this practical morning session covering topics on:
• How to select different types of green manure to suit your farming system;
• How you can incorporate green manures and cover crops into AECS and Greening,
• How to maximise farm output from green manures.
• Why green manures- what are the benefits?
Dunglass is a fascinating example of a modern day diversified estate business, mixing farming and commercial forestry with a popular wedding venue and holiday accommodation. The Estates boasts a picturesque designed landscape with extensive policy woodlands, complete with an ancient weighing tree, strawberry tree and a 15th Century Gothic chapel with Knights Templar Cross.