Seaweed salmon health scheme wins innovation award

©ScottishSeaFarms LtoR Scallastle Farm Manager M ichael Keenan and Husbandryperson Sam Wright

An innovative scheme using seaweed to improve salmon health has won an M&S farming award

Scottish Sea Farms has scooped a farming award for its pioneering seaweed scheme.

The salmon farmer has been recognised at the M&S Select Farm Awards 2023 for its trial encouraging seaweed to settle in salmon pens, removing the need for artificial cleaner fish hides.

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