ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast

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SLEpod'ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast' is now available on major streaming platforms, with further availability to be made in the future.

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Episode 6 - In conversation with: Bidwells' Andy Turnbull & SLE's Stephen Young on natural capital

In this episode of ScotLand Matters, Scottish Land & Estates’ Head of Policy Stephen Young speaks with Andy Turnbull of Bidwells on the subject of natural capital. The episode covers various subjects, including different variations of land uses (including regenerative agriculture), climate change, biodiversity, and more. This episode is sponsored by Bidwells, and was recorded on 24 August 2021. Find out more about Bidwells on their website - www.bidwells.co.uk

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Episode 5 - In conversation with: FBR Seed's David Seed, Professor Russel Griggs and SLE's Sarah-Jane Laing on the future of rural businesses in the South of Scotland

Recorded on Friday 30 July 2021 as part of our virtual offering for what would have been the week of the Border Union Show, this conversation saw FBR Seed's David Seed and Professor Russel Griggs joined by SLE's Chief Executive, Sarah-Jane Laing. Featuring an introduction and closing remarks from Trevor Jackson, Chair of the South East Committee, the conservation covers a variety of fascinating topics as the trio of speakers discuss what the future of rural businesses in the South of Scotland could and should look like.

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Episode 4 - In conversation with: Experts on the future of agricultural policy

Recorded on Friday 18 June 2021 as part of our virtual events for the Royal Highland Showcase, this conversation on the future of agricultural policy saw farmer and Chair of Quality Meat Scotland Kate Rowell, Chair of the Arable Sector Climate Group Andrew Moir, and Chair of the Dairy Sector Climate Change Group Jackie McCreery led in discussion by Scottish Land & Estates' Head of Policy Stephen Young.

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Episode 3 - In conversation with: NatureScot's Dr Mike Cantlay and SLE's Mark Tennant on the Shared Approach to Wildlife Management including rewilding and biodiversity

Recorded on Thursday 17 June 2021 as part of our virtual events for the Royal Highland Showcase, this conversation on the 'Shared Approach to Wildlife Management' saw NatureScot's Chair Dr Mike Cantlay in the hot seat being asked questions by SLE Chairman, Mark Tennant. Rewilding, biodiversity and working in partnership were some of the areas discussed.

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Episode 2 - In conversation with: SLE's Sarah-Jane Laing and RHASS's Alan Laidlaw on land reform

Recorded on Wednesday 16 June 2021 as part of our virtual events for the Royal Highland Showcase, this conversation saw Scottish Land & Estates' Chief Executive Sarah-Jane Laing answer questions set by Alan Laidlaw, CEO of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. Topics covered include the issue of land reform.

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Episode 1 - In conversation with: Oxbury Bank's Nick Evans & SLE's Lindsay Duncan on financial management of your business ideas including diversification

Recorded on Tuesday 15 June 2021 as part of our virtual events for the Royal Highland Showcase, this conversation saw Scottish Land & Estates' Policy Adviser Lindsay Duncan talk with Oxbury Bank's Nick Evans about financial management and funding available for Scotland's rural sector.