Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
A NEW £17million state-of-the-art butter plant opened by the Müller group at Market Drayton will go some way to making a dent in the UK's £1.2billion dairy deficit and make the country less reliant on dairy imports.
EUROPE'S FARM commissioner has stressed the need for young farmers to join the industry and benefit from the latest incarnation of the Common Agricultural Policy.
NFU SCOTLAND'S efforts to broker peace in the tenanted sector will continue next week with a follow up seminar to the 'Vision for Land Tenure 2020' initiative it started earlier this year.
WHAT IS done with land is as important as who owns it - that is the conclusion of a 'formidable research project' into upland management and the role of estates in Scotland.
DAIRY NUTRITION company Volac celebrated its 40 years in the Scottish agricultural industry with a youngstock conference and dinner at which it raised £3350 for the Ayr Hospice.
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.