Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
IF LIFE is beginning to get unbearable as a dairy farmer in the UK, then there is currently an opportunity to milk cows on the other side of the world.
NORTHERN IRELAND has secured £5.1million of EU crisis funding for its dairy farmers.
DAIRY PRODUCERS were this week threatening to blockade the Lactalis cheese plant at Stranraer.
DAIRY FARMERS who supply Arla have received their first price increase in six months - an extra 0.03 pence per litre as from this week.
EUROPE MUST set "realistic and achievable" targets for reducing methane and ammonia emissions, or its livestock sector will be hardest hit.
FOLLOWING the resounding success of last year's inaugural Agri and Rural Affairs conference, member's are now able to book their place for this year's event which has the theme 'Cultivating futures' - looking at the opportunities for young people.
HARRAY YFC made a triumphant return to the top of the Orkney district's rally recently, when it scooped the overall title for the first time since 1998.
THERE was another large entry of SAYFC members looking to attend the next agri and rural affairs study tour,.
AN impressive 38 members took part in the recent East Region clay pigeon shoot at Auchterhouse Country Sports, Dundee.
HEADING up the West Region SAYFC mixed hockey at Lanark Racecourse, was the Ayrshire A team.
ONE OF the leading figures in the post-war wholesale meat trade, Robin Young, has died at the age of 94.
SCOTS SHEEPDOG trialling giant, Raymond Macpherson, has died at the age of 82.
AT A recent lamb sale in Stornoway, a minute's silence was held to mark the passing of Charles "Charlie Barley" MacLeod, who died suddenly aged 67.
Jack Rennie was highly respected not only by the local farming and business community but throughout the UK and beyond.
LEADING CAITHNESS farmer and stockbreeder, William Oag, has died, aged 70.