Subscriptions

Three Levels Of Service To Suit Requirements

Business advice and technical information is available as a consultancy package - 12 months subscription at a fixed price. Independent, confidential and designed to improve profitability.

The Subscription Package at £199 + VAT a year provides:

  • Telephone advice from a local consultant
    -  unbiased advice on wide range of topics
  • Office consultations with a consultant, up to a maximum two hours per annum
    -  expert guidance when needed
  • We will endeavour to let you know of any local pest and/or disease problem
    -  early warning of pest or disease problems could save a crop
  • Subscriber group visits to SAC Consulting farms
    -  these units undertake development work of direct relevance to local farming practice
    -  be aware of cost-effective developments
  • Regular newsletters and relevant publications
    -  keep up to date with new developments 
  • Attendance at subscriber only meetings and demonstrations, and free or reduced admittance to charged events
    -  we have expertise on a wide range of topics
  • Priority for any services required
    -  subscribers receive priority for services
  • Free subscription to FarmText
    -  up to date information and advice direct to mobile phones

The Premium Subscription Scheme at £495 + VAT a year provides:

  • Telephone advice from a local consultant
    -  unbiased advice on wide range of topics
  • Office and farm consultations with a consultant, including two visits a year (telephone, office and farm consultations up to a maximum of six hours a year) 
    -  a consultant on the farm when needed
  • We will endeavour to let you know of any local pest and/or disease problem
    -  early warning of pest or disease problems could save a crop
  • Subscriber group visits to SAC Consulting farms
    -  these units undertake development work of direct relevance to local farming practice  
    -  be aware of cost-effective developments
  • Access to specialist consultants through a local consultant
    -  a complex problem - then a local consultant can consult the appropriate specialist
  • Regular newsletters and relevant publications
    -  keep up to date with new developments
  • Attendance at subscriber only meetings and demonstrations, and free or reduced admittance to charged events
    -  we have expertise on a wide range of topics
  • Priority for any services required
    -  subscribers receive priority for services 
  • Free subscription to FarmText
    -  up to date information and advice direct to mobile phones

The Crofting Subscription Scheme at £69.69 + VAT a year provides:

  • Telephone advice from a local consultant
    -  instant response with unbiased advice
  • Office consultations with a consultant up to a maximum of two hours per annum
    -  advice on technical and business management issues, and expert guidance on conservation and rural management matters
  • Regular locally produced newsletters and relevant publications
    -  keep up to date with new developments
  • Priority for any services required
    -  subscribers will receive priority
  • Invitations to meetings and other local events
    -  advance notice through the newsletter mailing, of meetings, training courses and demonstrations
  • Reduced rates for Croft Development Plans
    -  reduced fee rates for soil samples, drainage plans, business development plans etc.

Thanks to the support of Scotland’s Farm Advisory Service, this service is now subsidised to allow subscribers to receive the benefits above for £69.69 plus VAT (£83.58).  To apply for this subsidised service visit www.fas.scot/topic/crofts-smallholders

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