Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
RURAL CRIME in Scotland is fast becoming a free-for-all, with no area immune to the problem, costing those who live and work in the countryside almost £2million a year - and the bill could go higher.
LAND EXPERTS have given their account of the market last year and their predictions for 2015 - and reckon Scottish farmland will still be attractive to buyers down south keen to up their acreage.
SCOTTISH ARABLE farmers concerned about over-regulation of their industry have been given a stark insight into the strict regulatory processes that farmers have to endure in Denmark.
A FATHER and son from Northern Ireland have been sentenced to four months in prison after pleading guilty to animal cruelty charges.
TWO NORTHERN Irish farmers seeking to replace lost acres of conacre land got embroiled in a bidding war at a land rental auction last week, sending prices rocketing to £340 per acre.
There was plenty flesh on show from the West Renfrew team which finished equal third in the Happy Feet dance off Ref:KK200215005
AT THE recent West Region drama festival, it was the Stirling, Strathkelvin and Strathendrick YFC team which came out on top with their performance of 'The Death Of Little Willy'.
NORTH REGION YFC members downed a pint of milk to support dairy farmers during their 2015 regional conference
NOW IN their 75th year, Kilmaurs Young Farmers held a dinner dance to celebrate at the Sea Mill Hydro, Sea Mill.
YOUNG Farmers attending both the North and West Region conferences over the weekend wanted to show their support for the British dairy industry by drinking pints of milk.
Professor Brian J Chambers, head of the ADAS Soils and Nutrients Group, died suddenly and unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday August 30.
The farming community has lost a stalwart of the British Friesian world as William McKendrick passed away suddenly on June 6, 2014, aged 81.
Margaret Campbell Alexander (née Fleming) died on February 6, aged 91.
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.