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Victoria and Jason Ballantyne, Clynelish

Autumn pasture planning and management will be the focus of the next Sutherland Monitor Farm meeting to be held on Tuesday 27 August.

The next Nithsdale Monitor Farm meeting on Wednesday 21 August will be a learning journey to Selkirk to visit Oakwood Mill farm and Bowhill Estate with both farms to highlight how collaboration has benefitted their businesses.


The Budges Bigton Shetland Monitor Farm

The next Shetland monitor farm meeting on Saturday 17 August will focus on fighting fluke in livestock.


Fodder Beet

Fodder beet offers many potential benefits to livestock producers in Scotland, the largest of which is the yield potential, which is larger than any other forage crop grown in the UK.

The Angus monitor farm community group will be heading south this week to share best practice in the arable and livestock sectors by visiting three local farms.

The Mitchells

Preparing and managing change in the lead up to organic conversion at Whitriggs in 2020 will be the focus of the next Borders Monitor Farm meeting on Wednesday 31 July.



Scandinavian spring barley variety Salome is now being grown on Monitor Farms across Scotland to see if it is a viable option for commercial use in the malting sector.

Iain Green

The next meeting of the Morayshire Monitor Farm on 9 July will focus on the spring and winter barley varieties the farm has been trialling.