Veterinary Services News
An online tool which has helped thousands of UK farms to reduce their carbon footprint has won a major industry award. Scotland's Rural College beat entries from Volvo Group and the Scottish Government's Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme to top the Low Carbon and Energy category at the inaugural CeeD Industry Awards in Glasgow.
SAC Consulting, part of Scotland's Rural College, is calling on all livestock farmers in areas affected by wet summer weather to plan for the coming winter to ensure adequate feed levels. Andrew Taylor, based at the SAC Consulting office in Ayr commented, "The poor weather over the past few months has caused many farms to house stock earlier than anticipated.
A new beef specialist, Ian Pritchard, is due to join Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) at its Thainstone Office, near Inverurie, on 13 June. This new post has been established by SAC to further strengthen its services to beef farmers in the north and north-east of Scotland.