Advantages of becoming a Society Member:

  • Membership of one of Scotland’s largest and most successful Grassland Societies
  • Contact with fellow farmers having similar grassland enterprises
  • Forum for discussion of problems, queries, new ideas and techniques
  • Farm walks on good grassland farms ‘to see how others do it’
  • Winter evening meetings to which some of UK’s leading grassland specialists are invited to speak
  • Free circulation of “Grass Farmer”, the British Grassland Society’s quarterly publication, with topical items and recent research findings
  • Free issues of ‘Greensward’, the Society’s own annual journal, with topical articles, competition results and local Society items
  • Circulation of ‘Grass News’, the Society’s own Newsletter with comments on the local grassland scene
  • Entry to the Society’s Silage, Environmental and Ideas Competitions
  • Affiliation to the British Grassland Society (BGS) and eligibility to attend their meetings at a reduced cost
  • Travel grants to national and international grassland events
  • Strong tradition of advice and help given informally on grassland matters
  • Close links with the Scottish Rural  Agricultural College (SRUC), and with commercial organisations connected with grassland
  • Annual subscription £20 only (tax deductible). Half-price (£10.00) membership available for students and young farmers.                                                                                                           Standing Order Form SWSGSNewstandingorderForm