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  • SCOTLAND'S FARMERS are asking the public to avoid the use of sky lanterns during their Chinese New Year celebrations.

  • WITH JUST three weeks left to enter the world-famous British Pie Awards 2016, Scotch Beef PGI and Scotch Lamb PGI have been confirmed as event sponsors for the eighth consecutive year.

  • RURAL INSURER NFU Mutual has warned that livestock worrying by dogs is on the increase.

  • 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.

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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.

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