Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
THREE KEY neonicotinoid pesticides are to be banned across Europe for two years – despite the UK voting against the EU move.
SCOTLAND'S BEE keepers have been pledged £200,000 by the Scottish government to help them restock hives annihilated by the bad weather.
PLANS FOR an 'All-Ireland' effort against the tree disease 'ash dieback' have been issued for consultation.
ESTATE OWNERS and the upland game industry have rejected the suggestion that they are to blame for the recent spate of wildfires in the 'tinderbox conditions' of the Scottish Highlands.
THE DEADLINE is looming for entries from farmers hoping to become the UK's top wildlife friendly farmer.
HIGHLAND CATTLE are central to a Forestry Commission Scotland plan to protect and manage the environment at Nethercroy Hill.
A FRESH attempt is to be made to get to grips with Lyme disease in Scotland, following a staggering 1000% rise in cases.
ONE OF the most significant woodland projects to take place in a generation, the Great Trossachs Forest, has been awarded a grant of £848,000 by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
SCOTLAND'S gamekeepers are on the horns of a tricky 'trilemma' – how to achieve their three objectives of killing rats, protecting wildlife and staying out of court.
SCOTLAND'S WILD birds are now nesting and a national campaign to protect them and their eggs is underway.