SRDP (Scottish Rural Development Programme)

Rural Priorities Proposals


Over the years we have been involved in numerous proposals to agri-environment and other support schemes, including :-

wp6f671b6d_0f.jpg Biodiversity & Access – A collaborative project by Knockdhu Distillery and Knock Farm, nr Huntly, to connect circular access routes, plant hedges, create a pond as well as protect water margins from livestock and agricultural operations.

wpe4f0eee8_0f.jpg New Silage Pit & Bothy Accommodation –To build a modern silage pit in place of out-dated old facility, and make room for a new bothy building to accommodate groups visiting the farm for educational purposes as well as the farm’s diversification into equestrian events.

wp209ad67f_0f.jpg Native Woodland Planting – tree planting scheme at Braeside, nr Turriff to enhance farmed landscape and encourage woodland wildlife, incorporating a range of native tree and shrub species and designed open space, with open rides for improved access

wpc22540d3_0f.jpg Biodiversity Enhancement for Farmland Waders – conservation scheme on Strathspey farm focusing on grazing management to assist the recovery of farmland bird populations, particularly lapwing, redshank, snipe and curlew.





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