Livestock farmers will be given advice on measuring and planning grazing management at a series of free meetings next month.
A move to paddock grazing can boost both grass and livestock performance, according to Shetland farmer Jamie Leslie.
Advice on winter grazing strategies and preparing for the spring is the subject of a series of meetings later this month.
Farmers and crofters will be given advice on how to get the most from their pastures in a series of webinars by Scotland’s Rural College.
Farmers and crofters in the north and north-east are invited to attend free farmer meetings on maximising livestock production from grass later this month.
Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) has launched a new initiative to get farmers and crofters making better use of grass.
The accepted wisdom is that New Zealand is miles ahead of Scotland when it comes to making profit from grassland but that may not be entirely correct.
Scotland's main farming organisations have joined forces to write to Farm Minister Richard Lochhead to urgently seek a meeting to discuss the industry's continuing concerns over weaknesses in the activity requirement for those wishing to claim under the new Basic Payment Scheme (BPS).
Farmers in the north are set to learn about making more meat from grass at a grazing meeting near Nigg this week.
Lanarkshire farmer Michael Shannon has a simple business objective and that is to make use of every ounce of grass that he can grow on his 207-acre Thankerton Camp unit near Biggar.
Quality Meat Scotland launched its new grassland campaign at its grazing conference last week.
Welsh dairy farmer Rhys Williams may have only been in business on his own account for 10 years but by using his grassland to maximum effect he has already built up two milking herds totalling 750 cows.
The venue for Quality Meat Scotland’s Grazing for Growth conference on Friday has been changed to accommodate strong demand for places.