Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
THERE IS hope for the Scottish dairy industry - but it will be a 'long game' and searching for someone to blame for short term falling prices will help no one.
SOME FARMERS will be hit hard when the new CAP comes into play - and many have not yet grasped the enormity of the changes.
THERE IS friction in the ranks of the 200-plus member Holstein Scotland club, following the resignation of chairman Robert Hunter, writes Douglas MacSkimming.
SCOTTISH POULTRY farmers have been urged to stay vigilant after avian influenza was found on a duck breeding farm in East Yorkshire.
A MOTION to tackle raptor persecution by regulating the shooting industry was passed at the annual SNP conference.
OVER last weekend, the East Region held its annual go-karting competition at Raceland, Tranent, where 13 teams took part.
HELD AT Ayr market, last week, the National dairy cattle dressing was judged by Jimmy Baillie and Brian Davidson.
A GROUP of 12 young SAYFC members will head to Finland next July for the 4H Nordic camp.
ELSPETH DALE has taken on the role of SAYFC president at the recent agm following a highly successful two-year reign by Sandy Wilkie.
PERTHSHIRE District members were keen to swap the boilersuits for birthday suits in order to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Support.
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.