Lochaber MF Meeting Reports-2017

Last modified: 
19th September 2019

Meeting Reports 2017

March 2017 meeting report, please click here

May 2017 meeting report, please click here

July 2017 meeting report, please click here

September 2017 meeting report, please click  here

November 2017 meeting report, please click here


Associated Links and Presentations


The Lochaber Monitor Farm meeting  held on 16th November and highlighted cattle management and winter feeding and  included a guess the silage competition. Please see technical notes on  winter feeding suckler cows  and dealing with suckler cow problems (nutrition) for more information.


Please see soil management that was discussed with guest speaker Bill Crooks.

Practical guidance for soil management  for Scottish farmers can be found here


David Lawson from SRUC was present on the day and discussed soil nutrients, soil compaction issues and general grass and soil management with the community group. He highlighted the importance of pH and liming. Jonny Watson from Watson Seeds also came along to the event to discuss the grass seed trials currently underway at Strone Farm.


There were a range of topics discussed including practical aspects of feeding hill sheep with Dr John Vipond.