Managing and making the most of manure

Past Event - booking closed

Wednesday, 14 February 2024

10:30am - 2:00pm

Strathmiglo Village Hall, Skene Street, Strathmiglo, Cupar, Fife

KY14 7QL

Join us for a meeting hosted by Lacesston farm, Gateside, Fife, for a discussion on farmyard manure (FYM).  

The meeting will cover

  • The benefits of FYM, how to manage it to get the best out of it
  • The value of the nutrients and how to increase those nutrients


  • John Weir (host farmer) will describe his farming strategy for his FYM
  • SOYL will then give a presentation using John’s soil sample analysis and FYM sample analysis to show how that fits into a nutrient management plan. This will also cover which financial savings could be made with FYM
  • Audrey Litterick from Earthcare Technical will also present on how the benefits of FYM can be increased through careful management 

Registration and refreshments will be available from 10:30am, with presentations commencing at 11:00am, and lunch will be provided. 

BASIS and NRoSO points will be available for attending.

The event is free to attend, but please register to allow us to cater accordingly.  

Find out more about AHDB Farm Excellence 



If you have any questions about this event, please contact us using the details below.


T 07771 798552