Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
SCOTLAND'S CROFTERS are being stalked by so-called 'professional advisers' who are telling them that voluntary registration of crofts is now compulsory - a claim that is not strictly true.
NEW EU animal health laws could hold the key to easing the compulsory requirement to electronically tag sheep.
FOUR YEARS ago, Fred Duncan, the founder and former managing director of the Grampian Country Food Group, faced a quandary over what to do with his Duncan Farms in Aberdeenshire.
WESTERN ISLES crofters have reported sea eagles are targeting ewe hoggs on Lewis.
THE LEADER of Scotland's independent butchers, Douglas Scott, has accused Quality Meat Scotland of 'spinning' its figures in relation to membership of its Scotch Butchers Club.
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.