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Robert Gilchrist
Robert Gilchrist



Farm Profit Programme: harnessing the power of on farm data
There is a vast amount of data generated each year that can be used to help make key decisions on farm.
By Robert Gilchrist on 08 March 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Winter cost reduction at Drumforber
As spring cows move on to their pre calving diet, Andrew Gammie speaks to Robert Gilchrist about progress at Drumforber
By Robert Gilchrist on 08 February 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Are autumn calvers paying their way?
Robert Gilchrist and Declan Marren look at the pros and cons of an autumn herd on beef farms.
By Robert Gilchrist on 25 January 2018
Farm Profit Programme: Top plans for focus farms in 2018
January is a good time to plan for the coming year. Robert Gilchrist looks at what is in store for the six Farm Profit Programme Focus Farms in 2018
By Robert Gilchrist on 18 January 2018
What are the key profit drivers for the suckler herd in Scotland
Robert Gilchrist looks at some of the main discussion points from the recent Farm Profit Programme Focus Group open afternoon.
By Robert Gilchrist on 21 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: calving heifers at two years old
This week, investigate the pros and cons of calving heifers at two and look at two of our Focus Farmer’s policy around first calved heifers.
By Robert Gilchrist on 18 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: small changes reaping rewards in Tomintoul
With winter setting in properly now and snow confirming its arrival, we have been busy getting winter prepared, Andy Duffus tells Robert Gilchrist.
By Robert Gilchrist on 07 December 2017
Farm Profit Programme: Report cards for spring herd at Cranna
As the spring herd comes in for winter, it's time to assess how each cow has performed this year.
By Robert Gilchrist on 21 November 2017
Farm Profit Programme: spring calves housed in Caithness
As the grazing season comes to a close in Caithness, Mark Mackay updates Robert Gilchrist with the latest happenings at Greenvale.
By Robert Gilchrist on 26 October 2017
Farm Profit Programme: winter approaches in the Cairngorms
Andy Duffus tells Robert Gilchrist what has been happening at Auchriachan in the last six weeks and looks toward winter
By Robert Gilchrist on 19 October 2017
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