Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
EFFORTS TO rekindle UK consumers' passion for potatoes are to employ the spirit of the Blitz, urging shoppers to remember the root that got them through World War 2.
To ALL intents and purposes Alastair and Janet Taylor are the ideal new entrants - young, building up a farm, living in a rural community and working hard to make their business a success.
A STORM is brewing over the move by Stirling-based United Auctions to switch around some key sale dates later this year.
ADDRESSING THE problem of rural crime and how it is prosecuted took a step forward this week as NFU Scotland met with Scotland's Solicitor General.
RESIDENTS OF Strathy and Armadale are asking the Scottish Government to approve the Strathy South windfarm proposal, believing the development will invigorate the area's economy.
FANCY A career in agricultural engineering?
WINNERS OF the new front of curtain contest at the West Area Talent Spot, with "The Ventriloquist", were, from left, Alexander Speirs, James Whiteford and Andrew Wilson, from Kilmaurs YFC
AN ecstatic team from East Kilbride YFC was awarded the top title at last weekend's West Region Talent Spot final held at the SECC Armadillo, Glasgow, writes Kayley Kennedy.
AS THE last of SAYFC's club and district agms take place across the country, the East is the first of the regions to announce its new top table and committee.
KILMAURS YOUNG Farmer's club recently held its 75th anniversary concert, at the Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock.
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.
There WAS a huge turnout for the funeral of Bruce Ferguson, the former secretary and latterly president of Turriff Show, who died suddenly while out on his farm at Ardmiddle Mains, Turriff.
John PURDIE FISHER, who farmed at Smalmstown and Howend, Longtown, in Cumbria, passed away on March 6.
OLD ETONIAN Jock Hargrave Scott-Park, who was a farmer at Gartocharn, on Loch Lomondside and a ground-breaking nutritionist, conservationist and piper, has died aged 84.
WITH THE death of Jim Kay in 2014, the Blackface breed lost one of its great characters.