• SIR, - I write as one whose whole life has been spent in the country and as the son of two families who were steeped in herding for generations.

  • SIR, - I was disappointed to read Angus Macdonald's swipe at SNH in his letter 'Changed days in the crofting world.'

  • SIR, - The arrogance of the committee at Heriot Row is breath-taking.

  • SIR, - RSPB regional director, George Campbell, admits he is supportive of peatland restoration at Strathy South and the many square miles of peatland damaged through commercial forestry and drainage in the 1980s.

  • SIR, - It is now a month since I wrote my last letter appealing for help.

  • Sir, - Jim Brown has got his wish, he has a Tory government in a foreign country, whereas we have a majority SNP!

  • Sir, - RSPB Scotland is in complete agreement with Joyce Campbell (The Scottish Farmer, May 2, 2015) in wanting to see the restoration of thousands of acres of peatland damaged by inappropriate tree planting in the precious Flow Country.

  • Sir, - I wonder if the president of the meat wholesalers represents the same industry as I produce for?

  • SIR, - Many of Scotland's tenant farmers have been left reeling from the impact of the reformed CAP's direct support scheme on their livelihoods, while their landlords see the opportunities afforded from entitlements under the new Basic Payment Scheme.

  • Sir, - Re, No Money for Nothing, in last week's issue.