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SAOS’s Bob Yuill addresses ICOS Conference in Ireland

Yesterday was the annual national conference of our sister organisation in Ireland, the Irish Co-oprative Organsiation Society. The theme for the day was  Climate Change & Animal Welfare – Opportunities for Co-ops SAOS’s Deputy Chief Executive, Bob Yuill, who is also Managing Director of the livestock traceability system – ScotEID, was in attendance as part Read More »

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How can SmartRural help you? Please tell us!

Game-changing digital connectivity for farms and businesses in rural Scotland   Capturing useful data is a vital part of modern farming, but too often it gets pushed down the day-to-day priority list. Through SmartRural, SAOS has initiated a nationwide project that will help farmers capture and access data to help them make better decisions and Read More »

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Check out our Harvest 2019 video on YouTube

Our member co-ops harvest all sorts of produce up and down the country – our Harvest 2019 video features just a few of them! #workingtogether #thankafarmer

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Emma Patterson Taylor Awarded Nuffield Farming Scholarship

Huge congratulations to SAOS’s Emma Patterson Taylor who has been awarded one of the nineteen Nuffield scholarships for 2020. The Scholars, from all across UK, will travel across the globe to study their topics. Emma’s chosen topic ‘The position of farming in the public consciousness’ is generously supported by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society Read More »

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How can we harness the power of Scotland’s agri data?

Core to SAOS’s activity is a stongly-held belief that farmers should always own their data and be in a position to negotiate a fair and appropriate value exchange when sharing that data with others. Read why we believe we need to keep our agri data at home and make it work for us in SAOS’s Co-op Read More »

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