WIGTOWNSHIRE farmer Kenny Adams is looking forward to opening the doors of his farm on Wednesday, November 11 and sharing with local farmers how his business has continued to progress following his time as a monitor farmer.
DESPITE last year's long, dry, warm, summer, liver fluke continues to cause losses in productivity and profitability in the national beef herd, with a fifth of cattle livers condemned at the abattoir in 2014.
SILAGE is in abundance this year, but while quantity is not an issue, quality certainly is, going by a report from SAC Consulting, which claims a significant proportion of beef and sheep will be severely short of protein this winter with a major hit to performance.
AN unbelievable crowd of people assembled for what had been a hugely anticipated retirement and dispersal sale of tractors, implements and machinery from DS and JR Bridge at Court Green Farm, Guisborough, where some 722 lots were sold with many lots surpassing all pre-sale expectations.
FOR the second year in succession, James Porter's Uppermill Beef Shorthorn herd, has triumphed to win the Mohmar Trophy for scoring the highest number of points across four major shows during the 2015 season.
PERTHSHIRE Aberdeen-Angus breeders, William and Karen McLaren, had plenty to celebrate at the World Angus Secretariat Meetings in Mexico, when an entry from their Netherton and HW Angus herd from Blackford topped the sale at US$10,000, (£6500+).
A GROUP of key international food buyers have visited a Perthshire farm to learn about Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI and the quality assurance, traceability and animal welfare which underpin the iconic brands.