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Newbie Award Presentation at the Royal Highland Show

Public event
21 June 2019
at the Royal Highland Show, James Hutton Institute marquee (ave Q)
for new entrant farmers

Join us at the Newbie "pod" at the Royal Highland show to attend the award presentation for the 2018 Newbie Award Winner. NFUS' Andrew McCornick will be presenting the Award. We will also have leading new entrant farmers from around Scotland to discuss their expereinces with aspiring or continuing new entrants. Find us at stand number 213 on Avenue Q, opposite the RHET Education Centre


Consult with a leading new entrant farmer

As part of the James Hutton Institute’s focus on new entrant farmers at this year’s Royal Highland Show, the “Newbie” project will facilitate “new entrant drop-in consulting” Thursday and Friday of the show (20 and 21 June).
Four pathbreaking new entrant farmers have volunteered to make themselves available to describe their farm operations and offer advice to aspiring farmers, consult with established new entrants, and provide their outlook to policy representatives. Don’t miss this opportunity for peer to peer learning and new entrant farming dialogue.

20 June, Thursday

Late morning: Bigton Farm, Shetland
After lunch: Scottish goat Meat Company, Banffshire
Late afternoon: Zander Hughes, South Dundonald Farm, NFUS Next Generation Group Vice Chair

21 June, Friday

11-1145 Lynbreck Croft, Cairngorms
Early afternoon, Scottish Goat Meat farm
Friday, Lynbreck Croft.

All day, Craigdhu

For more information on the new entrants:

Lynbreck Croft, Cairngorms

The Scottish Goat Meat Company, Banffshire

Zander Hughes, South Dundonald Farm, Fife

Bigton Farm, Shetland

Craigdhu, Lochaber


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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.