Despite the poor year Orkney farmers have had, they have still been doing their bit to help raise awareness of breast cancer. Here is Scott Sclater out wrapping bales in the campaign's striking pink plastic for S and J Sclater, at Lower Hobbister in Stenness
THERE IS not one crop in Scotland that has not suffered from the adverse weather conditions over the summer months - and coupled with low prices and high costs, the viability of the country's cereals sector is under threat.
Robbie Lennox, a well-known sheep farmer, councillor, company director and long-serving Church of Scotland elder whose fund-raising skills helped to save one of Scotland's most famous 'wedding churches' on the Banks of Loch Lomond, has died, aged 90.
George LACKIE Skea, who was a familiar figure in the diverse fields of farming, Scottish Country Dancing, funeral undertaking and buying and breeding Clydesdale horses, has died peacefully at his home in Cardross, Dunbartonshire, aged 94.