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April 2024: A Spotlight on Straw & Muck, Scottish Sheep Meat, Why you should Invest in your Vet and Future Proofing your Retirement
10th April 2024 • 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 sector overviews on straw & muck and Scottish sheep meat. We will also be bringing you news on why you should invest in your vet and future proofing your retirement. 

Show Notes  

00.45:- News in Brief 

02.43:- Policy Briefs - Spring Budget, New Bills, Farm Business Survey results 2022/23 

07.00:- Arable- Will crops be keeping us cozy in the future? 

14.17:- Wet weather tempering demand for grazing store cattle  

16.16:- Sheep - Global events bolstering UK lamb price. 

19.22:- Sector Focus – Straw & muck star players in an increasingly cyclical economy. 

22.22 :-Milk - Volumes rising but demand remains sluggish. 

27.11:- Sector focus – Scottish sheep meat – simply Baa-rilliant ! 

32.29:- Inputs - Why you should invest in your vet 

38.21:- Management Matters - Future Proofing your Retirement 

FAS Resources 

Agribusiness News April 2024 | Information helping farmers in Scotland | Farm Advisory Service (

Other Links: 

Land Maintenance Form 

Rural Payments and Services website 

The new Land Reform (Scotland) Bill 

Scottish Farm Business Survey 

New Agricultural Wages Order 

Bioenergy 12 week consultation period 

Tolerable and Repairing Standards 

Energy Performance Certificate 

Jennifer Galloway on and Tel 01776 702649 


For more information, visit 

Twitter: @FASScot 

Facebook: @FASScot 


National Advice Hub 

Phone: 0300 323 0161 






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