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Straw and feed buyers and those who grow for them are urged to plan ahead, look at alternatives and collaborate

The importance of planning ahead for straw and feed supplies by farmers and crofters is the focus of a new NFU Scotland campaign launched in early July.

The 12-week campaign encourages both buyers and growers of straw and feed to think about what they need, not only in the short-term but further down the line to mitigate against any issues.

The campaign sets out three key messages:

  • Plan ahead – know what you need; where you are getting it from; and if you’re a grower where your market is
  • Be flexible – look at your alternatives and have a back-up plan
  • Collaborate – speak to those around you and have a chat about any opportunities to reduce costs, such as joint buying or making farm-to-farm arrangements/deals


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For more information on the campaign contact your regional manager or call 0131 472 4000.

 

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