News Big Pic



News

News

  • MCDONALD'S UK has entered into a partnership with the Nuffield Farming Trust to create a new McDonald's Nuffield Farming Scholarship.

  • A WEST Calder farmer has been left shocked after one of his ewes was shot sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

  • FOUR WEEKS into a new Basic Payment Scheme year and, to the dismay of NFU Scotland, the Scottish Government has yet to provide farmers with satisfactory updated guidance on greening.

  • AFTER THE recent wet spell, ploughing work resumed this week.

  • TESCO HAS unleashed a 200 million litre tsunami of milk onto the UK's already over-supplied market, by taking away dairy co-op Arla's share of its liquid milk business and giving it all to privately-owned processor Muller.

YFC News

YFC News

Obituary

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.

Farmer Right-hand Column