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Developments and Initiatives

Developments and initiativesWe strives to support the development of land-based industries through its consultancy, research and education services. Specialist Rural  Business Consultants work closely with SRUC's Research division and other groups within SAC Consulting. We are therefore ideally placed to support industry-wide initiatives and provide practical solutions. 

It is a focus for innovation and the transfer of knowledge to land based industries.

We play an active role in business management and knowledge exchange both at the farm and industry level. Key areas include training and facilitation of farm and interest groups, food chain assessment, carbon management, renewable energy projects, sector commodity management and market information.

Presentations and workshop facilitation includes:

  • Grain and feed market outlook (including risk management)
  • Beef and sheep market outlook
  • Can we cut carbon emissions and save money?
  • Farm business planning and account analysis

Projects include:

  • Analysis of UK and global commodity markets and trade restrictions
  • Specialist SRDP applications and whole farm reviews
  • Development of the SAC Consulting carbon calculator and associated activities
  • Supply chain assessments