Supporting Farmers in Scotland Since 1893
IN INTERNET slang there are lots of acronyms, from LOL - laughing out loud - to IMHO - in my humble opinion, which usually comes from someone anything but humble.
THE WEAKNESS of the euro against sterling is a boost for people heading off on holidays to the eurozone - but it is a disaster for the farming industry.
EU FARM commissioner, Phil Hogan, is due to visit the Highland Show, in June and it is a safe bet that the industry, and farmers, will be impressed by a genial, but tough, politician.
ACROSS EUROPE, farmers tweeted photographs this week of the final milking, or final tanker leaving their yard in the milk quota era.
REPORTS THAT trials will soon begin on what has been dubbed a 'super potato' will bring the issue of genetically modified (GM) crops soaring up the EU political agenda.
Simplifying the CAP is, with no pun intended, complicated.
THERE IS always something impressive about politicians who do not bend to suit public opinion.
THE DAIRY market is always hard to read, and it is particularly difficult at the moment.
WE ARE now, for the first time in the UK, living in an era where the inflation rate is zero.
IT WAS back in 1979 that John McEnroe became the bad boy of tennis with his famous 'you cannot be serious' comment to an umpire.