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September 2023: A spotlight on bull fertility, buffalo farming, alternative energy and decision grade data from nature tech
14th September 2023 • Agribusiness News • Farm Advisory Service
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Along with our regular monthly updates on policy briefs, arable, beef, sheep and milk, In this edition we are also bringing you 2 sector overviews on bull fertility and buffalo farming. We will also be bringing you news on alternative energy and decision grade data from nature tech.  

Show Notes  

00.48.:- News in Brief 

02.19:- Policy Briefs - Fertiliser purchases, wildlife management & animal health & welfare support  

07.31:- Arable - Struggles with quality following patchy summer. 

13.17:- Beef - Margins remain tight as prices fall. 

16.46:- Sheep - Competitive pricing from Auz and NZ 

20.06:- Sector Focus – Bull fertility  

25.12 :- Milk - Negative sentiment in dairy markets continue  

30.02:- Sector Focus – Buffalo farming 

36.09:- Input Costs - Alternative energy 

41.11:- Management Matters - Decision-grade data from nature tech 

FAS Resources 

Agribusiness News September 2023 | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Other Links: 

Evidence to Support Development of a New Rural Support Scheme for Scotland: A summary of written outputs  

Control of Poisons and Explosives Precursors Regulations 2023 

Wildlife Management and Muirburn Bill 

Protecting Scotland’s wildlife - ( 

Rural Payments Website 

Preparing for Sustainable Farming (PSF)   

Energy Performance Certificate reform consultation 

Investing in data for nature-based projects - a case study from Lauriston Farm 

Lauriston Farm 

Decision Grade Data (


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National Advice Hub 

Phone: 0300 323 0161 






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