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  • SCOTTISH fencing machinery manufacturer, Bryce Suma, has won yet another award at the LAMMA machinery show, this time for its unique hydraulically swung rockspike.

  • WITH SUPPORT payments to Scottish farmers still trickling out painfully slowly, rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead has this week deployed extra staff to the job and instructed that applications be processed seven days a week.

  • LAND REFORM remained at the top of the Scottish political agenda this week, fuelling feverish exchanges between all sides of rural industry and ever-escalating claims of the awful consequences that would follow if either side gets its way.

  • DEPTH GAUGE Sheila McGregor's son Struan Louw helps mum check if she's dug enough for new strainer posts.

  • STOLEN ATVS are to be tracked abroad by their 'money trails', in order to catch the thieves responsible

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Obituary

  • THE death of shepherd, George (Geordie) Watson, on November 16, 2015, deprived the Scottish Blackface sheep world of one of its most respected characters and many people from all over the country who packed Straiton Church for his thanksgiving service was testimony to that.

  • THE pedigree beef cattle world has lost one of its most respected and best known breeders - Drew Adam, of the Newhouse pedigree herds, based at Newhouse of Glamis, in Angus.

  • HAMISH SHIACH, former head of the engineering division of the old North of Scotland College of Agriculture and a past president of the Institution of Agricultural Engineers, has died at the age of 90.

  • JOCK Allan, who passed away recently at the age of 92, was a noted pedigree dairy cattle and sheep breeder, but was also a well-known character in the true sense of the word.

  • ONE OF the leading figures in the post-war wholesale meat trade, Robin Young, has died at the age of 94.

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