THE BENEFITS of improving attention to detail in upland lamb production will be highlighted at a Crown Estate Scotland and Moredun Research Institute event on August 14.

Entitled ‘Maximising grass and health for profitable upland lamb production’, the event will take place at the Ruthven Farm, on the Glenlivet Estate, managed by tenant farmers, Jim and Lesley Simmons. It will run from 2.30pm to 5pm.

Practical workshops and demonstrations include Charlie Morgan, Grassmaster, demonstrating how to get the maximum from grass in upland lamb (and cattle) production; roundworm control in ewes and lambs; and showcasing a five-point plan to stamp out flock lameness.

Crown Estate Scotland’s Andy Wells said: “Events like this are hugely beneficial in sharing practical action that farmers can take to plan and prepare for the future developments in the agriculture sector.

“As a landlord, Crown Estate Scotland takes our responsibilities to support our tenants very seriously.”

The event is free of charge – for more information email or call 01479 870070.