Tags - Farming

Meet the Helping It Happen finalists: Innovation in Farming Award

Blog Post

26 Sep 2019

Our Helping It Happen Awards tell the story of those rural business who are playing a key role in enabling and supporting success in rural areas. This year’s finalists in the Innovation in Farming...

SLE welcomes convergence funding announcement

News

4 Sep 2019

Following on from today’s announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, that the UK Government intends to provide an extra £160 million for Scottish farmers, Stephen Young, Head of...

SLE support call for convergence funding for Scotland

News

4 Sep 2019

Responding to Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy Fergus Ewing’s calls for the UK Government to right the ‘historic injustice’ of the convergence funding for Scottish farmers, Stephen Young, Head of...

SLE statement on Programme for Government

News

4 Sep 2019

Commenting on today’s Programme for Government, Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director of Scottish Land & Estates said:

“Today’s commitment from the Scottish Government to renew their focus on land use...

Lessons from the policy tour so far

Blog Post

2 Aug 2019

This week, three of our policy team, Eleanor Kay, Marcelina Hamilton and Emma Steel, began their tour of the North East and Highland Regions. They talk us through what they have learnt about the...

The SAC report is positive boost for farmers

News

31 Jul 2019

Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Affairs Committee report on the Future of Scottish Agriculture post-Brexit, David Johnstone, Chairman of Scottish Land & Estates, which represents farmers...

What can you do to make your farm safer?

Blog Post

19 Jul 2019

Eleanor Kay is Scottish Land & Estate’s policy advisor for agriculture and forestry. Here, during Farm Safety Week, she explains some simple tips that all in the farming sector should adopt to make...

Living the Ice Cream Dream

HIH Case Study

11 Jul 2019

January 2005 is where it all began.  Growing up on a farm we are faced with every day challenges leading us on a rollercoaster ride of a journey through life!  Here on Killoch Farm we have been...

The Campbell Partnership

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

We have farmed the land here in the Scottish Borders for over forty years running it alongside our farm in North Yorkshire. Five years ago, we decided to relocate to our farm in the Scottish Borders...

Regenerative Agriculture at Durie Farms

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

It's not been easy, but Douglas Christie's commitment to a 'soil-centric' approach to sustainable farming is paying off in a profitable business, with wider environmental benefits. 

Durie Farms...

Leys Estate - encouraging partnership working between estate and tenant

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Situated at the gateway to Royal Deeside, Leys Estate has grown organically over the years; reflecting the demands placed upon it from the changing world but staying true to its long-developed roots...

Recording on farm species to help inform land management

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

Whitmuir Estate is a small (176 ha) Estate in the Scottish Borders just outside Selkirk. We have a mixed farm with let grazing and in hand arable. Holiday lets make use of some of the buildings on the...