• AN AYRSHIRE farmer and his wife have set up a fully operational feed mill in Coylton.

  • WHEN is farming like midwifery?

  • MANY farmers have tried different breeds of sheep, but for the Wallace family at Mains of Collin just outside of Auchencairn in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotch Mules have been the mainstay of their sheep enterprise for as long as they have farmed at The Mains.

  • DESPITE a dwindling number of Border Leicester breeders producing fewer tups, there's one Greyface breeder that believes the Border cross Blackface female has more to boast about than Scotland's most popular cross-bred sheep, the Scotch Mule.

  • MANY farmers have tried different breeds of sheep, but for the Wallace family at Mains of Collin just outside of Auchencairn in Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotch Mules have been the mainstay of their sheep enterprise for as long as they have farmed at The Mains.

  • THE Yates family's Castle Douglas-based herd is through to the final line up in this year's NMR/RABDF Gold Cup competition (to be announced on Wednesday, July 8, at the Livestock Event) in only the second time that Brian Yates has entered the 277-cow herd, which is based at East Logan.

  • WORKING hard towards being among the top 10% of British dairy units, it's little wonder that Fergus McDowall, from Kirkcudbright, in Galloway, has found his business in the final line up for this year's Gold Cup competition (to be announced on Wednesday, July 8, at the Livestock Event) - but it's also the first time that he has entered his 850-cow herd.

  • FOR THE second year in succession the Harveys from Beeswing, Dumfries are in the final of the NMR RABDF Gold Cup (to be announced on Wednesday, July 8, at the Livestock Event).

  • THE NAME Lawrie and Symington is one that has been prominent in the world of Scottish livestock auctions for decades.

  • THE next generation coming up through the ranks is key to the continued success of any breed in farming, and at Home Farm, Cairness, up in Fraserburgh, there are two young men keen to contribute to exactly that.