10 Jul 2023

Soliman. T. (2023). Environmental indicators in farm-level surveys: Stakeholder Engagement

This report highlights the outcomes from engagement activities with a range of Scottish Government stakeholders to ensure that the indicators and metrics developed in a new experimental publication meet the needs of end users.

10 Jul 2023

Soliman.T. (2023). Environmental indicators in farm-level surveys: A Literature review

This report highlights the results of a systematic literature review of environmental indicators and metrics that are currently used in farm level surveys. This review informed the production of environmental indicators for farms in the Scottish Farm Business Survey (FBS).

3 Jul 2023

Hemp Oil Information Card

Food & Drink Innovation

22 Jun 2023

Sutherland, L-A and Corbett, R. (2023). Scottish Land Matching Service Review Report

This report comprises the findings of an evidence review to inform the further development of the Scottish Land Matching Service (SLMS).  The Scottish Land Matching Service was established in 2019 as an initiative of Scottish Government’s Farming Opportunity for New Entrants (FONE) Group.

22 Jun 2023

Scottish Land Matching Service Visual Summary

The visual summary accompanies a report led by SEFARI researchers (James Hutton Insitute) and commissioned by the Scottish Government which comprises the findings of an evidence review to inform the further development of the Scottish Land Matching Service.

21 Jun 2023

Scottish Land Matching Service Review Presentation

This presentation presents highlights from a review of the Scottish Land Matching Service, contextualising progress to date against land matching services elsewhere in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland and providing feedback from participants

15 Jun 2023

Pakeman, R.J. (2023). A Rapid Evidence Review of the Implications of Not Controlling Bracken with Asulam in Scotland. A report for the Scottish Government.

This report was requested to better understand the implications of not controlling bracken on biodiversity, rural productivity and public health, where asulam is traditionally used for its control in Scotland.

30 May 2023

Livestock and greenhouse gas emissions reduction

This presentation discusses the current and potential future impacts of innovations in ruminant improvements, highlighting their role in achieving a cost-effective and sustainable reduction in livestock greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from Scotland in the short, medium, and longer term.

30 May 2023

Supporting Agriculture and Rural Development Policy

SEFARI researchers (James Hutton Institute and SRUC) provide analytical support and expert advice to inform future agricultural policy decisions in Scotland.

30 May 2023

Scotland’s eradication programme for Bovine viral diarrhoea

Scotland’s eradication programme for Bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) is based on animal health, economic and environmental benefits. Typing of BVD-positive samples allows analysis of virus spread and detection of reportable BVD type 2.

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