• LAMPOONING Germans for their pursuit of efficiency is a curiously British habit - and one that doesn't really stand up to much rational scrutiny.

  • SCOTTISH FARMERS with an interest in renewable technology were able to take advantage of an on-farm demo day organised by NFU Scotland's Renewable Development Initiative last week.

  • SCOTTISH 'CARBON capture' pioneers, Forest Carbon, have been 'highly commended' in the UK Sustainability Leaders Awards.

  • LONGLOCH FARM enjoys a spectacular position on the southern corner of the Kingdom of Fife, high up on the hill above Kirkcaldy, with Burntisland to its south on the coast.

  • USING A combination of biomass and solar power has turned out to be the perfect combination for chicken farmers looking to diversify - and save money.

  • DENMARK'S FAMED TP woodchippers are now available in Scotland through Drymen-based machinery dealership, Fraser C Robb.

  • NFU SCOTLAND'S newly established Renewable Development Initiative got underway this week with a double demonstration day highlighting farmscale renewable projects in the North-east.

  • ESTATE OWNERS in Scotland are being urged to make diversification into anaerobic digestion part of the process of renegotiating and amalgamating tenancies.

  • STEPPING STONE Timber Products, a farm diversification business established by the Armstrong family, close to Tempo in Co.

  • IT'S A passion for forestry that fuels the Hudson family's Aberdeenshire woodchip business - and they are keen users of their own products too.