Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
SCOTTISH FARMERS with an interest in renewable technology were able to take advantage of an on-farm demo day organised by NFU Scotland's Renewable Development Initiative last week.
SCOTTISH 'CARBON capture' pioneers, Forest Carbon, have been 'highly commended' in the UK Sustainability Leaders Awards.
LONGLOCH FARM enjoys a spectacular position on the southern corner of the Kingdom of Fife, high up on the hill above Kirkcaldy, with Burntisland to its south on the coast.
USING A combination of biomass and solar power has turned out to be the perfect combination for chicken farmers looking to diversify - and save money.
DENMARK'S FAMED TP woodchippers are now available in Scotland through Drymen-based machinery dealership, Fraser C Robb.
NFU SCOTLAND'S newly established Renewable Development Initiative got underway this week with a double demonstration day highlighting farmscale renewable projects in the North-east.
ESTATE OWNERS in Scotland are being urged to make diversification into anaerobic digestion part of the process of renegotiating and amalgamating tenancies.
STEPPING STONE Timber Products, a farm diversification business established by the Armstrong family, close to Tempo in Co.
IT'S A passion for forestry that fuels the Hudson family's Aberdeenshire woodchip business - and they are keen users of their own products too.
UNLIKE THE situation in Europe, farming and forestry have never really mixed in this country – but a new survey of farmers in central Scotland has revealed what has been described as a 'latent interest' in planting and managing trees.