Local Societies


Regional Council Member: Ian Whiteford




East Scotland

Name of society: East of Scotland Grassland Society

Number of members: 200

Meetings and activities:  Four meetings are held each year, on Thursdays in January, May, July and October. Meetings are held throughout the area covered by the Society – Angus, Perthshire, Fife, East and Mid Lothian, Berwickshire, Peeblesshire. Seven farms are visited each year, with a guest speaker at the AGM held in January.  A silage competition is held each year.  The 50th anniversary tour to South West Scotland is now planned for 2021.

Facebook: East of Scotland Grassland Society

Contact:  Louise Roger.  Tel:  01334 880518  Email:  louise.roger@hes.scot

North of Scotland

Name of society: North of Scotland Grassland Society

Contact: J Law.  Email: jwlaw@btinternet.com


South West Scotland

Name of society: South West Scotland Grassland Society

Number of members: 190

Meetings and activities:  The society holds a summer meeting and a farm visit in December.  The meetings are held in SW Scotland (Ayrshire, Dumfriesshire, Wigtownshire, Kirkcudbrightshire).  A forage competition is held in early December and the results are announced at the December farm visit.

Website: www.swsgrasslands.org

Contact:  Andrew Best.  Tel:  01556 670690  Email: Andrew.best@virgin.net

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