Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
BRIAN PACK'S interim report on the 'Doing Better' initiative to reduce red tape in agriculture will be published on the Scottish Government website this coming Friday, December 6.
TWO HUNDRED pupils from primary schools in Perthshire and Stirlingshire joined forces to take part in hands-on food and farming based activities as part of National RHET week.
STAFF AND students at the Loughry Campus of Northern Ireland's College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise raised an impressive £500, taking part in this year 'Movember' campaign.
THERE ARE still six months to go til the 2014 Royal Highland Show, but the countdown has nonetheless officially started with this week's announcement of the judges for next summer's event.
FOR CLYDESDALE fans, all roads will lead to the market in Ballymena on December 14, for Northern Ireland's premier Clydesdale foal show, organised by the Co.
Bob Carruth, NFUS communications director
Alex Fergusson, Conservative MSP
Jim McLaren, QMS chairman
More THAN 80 Young Farmers were present as the east region agri and rural affairs group ended their 2013 calendar with a visit to ABP Perth.
THE EAST region young farmers held their annual go-karting competition on Sunday, November 10, at Newbridge.
TOM GRAHAM, the former MacRobert Trust farm manager who made a huge contribution to both North-east agriculture and his local community, has died at the age of 88.
ONE OF Scotland's finest stockmen, Ewen MacPherson, of Mill Farm House, Benderloch, passed away recently and, in usual fashion, did so on his own terms even after a long illness.
WELL-KNOWN Angus farmer, livestock agent and haulier Arthur McEwan has died only four months after celebrating his 65th wedding anniversary and at the age of 91.
ALASTAIR LYBURN, well-known Strathmore farmer and sports enthusiast, died recently at the age of 83.
JOHN FRAZIER was always a man of vision.