Events

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Course in Stornoway

A one day course for growers on
SOIL MAINTENANCE AND FERTILITY and
CONTROLLING PESTS AND DISEASES
with emphasis on organic and sustainable methods
Tutors Audrey Litterick and Norman Stephen of SAC
FRIDAY 16th NOVEMBER
at VOLUNTARY ACTION LEWIS, FRANCIS STREET, STORNOWAY starting at 10.00
Charge for this event is £10 including a light lunch.
Please register in advance by contacting Ruaraidh Ferguson on 01851 704021 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
or Donald Murdie on 01851 612484 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Stornoway_Course_advert..pdf

 

Training Event on Benbecula

INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE

For Crofters and other Small Producers
“Meeting the increasing demand for fresh, local produce”
A one day training and information event
Saturday 17th November at
Nunton Steadings, Benbecula
Starting at 10.00
Tutors Audrey Litterick and Norman Stephen, Scottish Agricultural College
This event is free of charge including a light lunch.
To book a place contact Donald Murdie, Scottish Crofting Foundation on
01851 612484 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Uist_advert.pdf

 

Strathcarron Centre Courses Oct-Nov

STRATHCARRON CENTRE
RURAL SKILLS
TRAINING COURSES
October/November 2007
Basic Chainsaw (LANTRA Cert)
Jams and Preserves
Veterinary Medicines
Strained Wire Fencing & Gate Hanging

courses_at_strathcarron_Oct-Nov.pdf

 

Oban Horticulture Event

INTRODUCTION TO COMMERCIAL HORTICULTURE For Crofters and other Small Producers “Meeting the increasing demand for fresh, local produce” A one day training and information event Friday 2nd November at Falls of Lora Hotel, Connel Starting at 10.00 Tutors Audrey Litterick and Norman Stephen, Scottish Agricultural College This event is free of charge including a light lunch. Assistance with travel and accommodation costs may be available for those travelling from the islands. To book a place contact Donald Murdie, Scottish Crofting Foundation on 01851 612484 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Oban_advert.pdf

 

Sheep Event In Lewis

Tuesday 30th October at Long Island Auction Mart, Steinish, 10.30

Lamb Grading Workshop - Quality Meat Scotland
Fluke Protection – Sandy Clark, Scottish Agricultural College Vet
Scottish Sheep Strategy – Rod McKenzie

Followed by visit to Stornoway Abattoir

Wednesday 31st October at Aird Hall, Point,

10.30 Butchery Course

Sheep_event_.pdf