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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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Tim Bailey Reflects on the Scottish Programme for Government

Having had a few weeks to reflect on the new Scottish Programme for Government it’s difficult not to be overawed by the apparent challenges the farming industry faces in responding to this. The key driver throughout this is the climate emergency and the need for Scotland to become carbon net zero by 2045. It’s quite Read More »

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New Mull of Kintyre Milk Supply Co-op Launches Crowd-funding Campaign

A group of 29 Kintyre dairy farmers have launched a bid, and associated crowd-funding campaign, to save Campbeltown Creamery, producers of the world-famous Mull of Kintyre cheddar. Nestled on the southern tip of the Kintyre peninsula within a climate that ensures all year grass growth for the dairy herds which graze there, Campbeltown Creamery has Read More »

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Brush up your skills and knowledge with some training this Winter

Take advantage of our winter training programme and brush up your skills and knowledge (remember our courses are open to non-members too). Details now at: http://saos.coop/what-we-do/saos-training-and-development-events/

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