Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
THE FARMING community and the industry that reports on it, have been stunned by the death of Joe Watson, the farming editor of The Press and Journal, at the age of 43.
Ayrshire cattle breeder and rose grower supreme Janet McWilliam, who died recently at the age of 87, made her mark in life not just in those two fields of expertise but in the hearts of her loved ones and friends in Wigtownshire and beyond.
Well-known Renfrewshire dairy farmer, Robert Carruth, died suddenly, but peacefully at the end of last year.
ONE OF Scotlands's most successful Shetland pony breeders, Sam Macarthur, has died peacefully at the age of 83 in his home town of Nairn.
SOUTH-WEST farmer Fraser Evans, a stalwart of NFU Scotland has died aged 89, just two months after the union celebrated its centenary with an event at Ingliston House.
MORAY FARMER Donald J (Donnie) James has died in hospital in Nairn after a short illness.
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.