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Farming For a Better Climate Newsletter -Summer 2020 (No. 22)

New Podcasts from Farming For a Better Climate

If you are looking for something different, why not take a listen to FAS and Farming for a Better Climate podcasts?  Here's a selection of what’s across the Farming for a Better Climate Audioboom site:

Grazing Strategies with SAC Consulting’s Sheep & Grassland Specialist Poppy Frater in conversation with Alex Brewster of Rotmell Farm and Graham Lofthouse at Bankhouse Farm share how they have adapted different grazing strategies to fit their farm.

Adapting to climate change with SAC Consulting’s Carbon Consultant Séamus Murphy who speaks to SAC Environment Consultant Iain Boyd and Anna Beswick of Adaptation Scotland. What are the impacts of climate change likely to mean for Scotland and Scottish agriculture? What can we do now to build resilience into current farm businesses to ensure a sustainable future?

Increasing efficiency in dairy production is the topic under discussion with Séamus Murphy and specialist Dr.Lorna MacPherson, as they speak to dairy farmer Alistair Marshall and farm manager Ken McFeely of Hardgrove Farm. Ken and Alistair outline how Hardgrove Farm has managed to increase efficiency in production, which can ultimately reduce emissions, through an increased focus on health and fertility planning over the last few years.

What or who would you like to hear more about?  Send your suggestions to and we will see what we can do!

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