SCF Launches New training Pilot for Crofters and Small Landholders

On its 25th anniversary Annual Gathering in Oban, the Scottish Crofting Federation is launching a new pilot programme of skills development for crofters and small landholders. Crofters and Small Landholders Skills for the 21st Century encompasses courses at Entry Level (Crofting Induction courses), covering subjects ranging from tenancy and ownership laws to livestock and land management, landscape and wildlife conservation, forestry, horticulture, finance and marketing, the European dimension, and community development. These are followed by wide ranging practical skills options under various individual unit headings of Crofting Livestock; Land Management; Conservation and environment; Crofter Forestry; Crofter Horticulture and Crofting Heritage skills.

Article by SCF

16 September 2010

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