• A WEE reminder to show and event secretaries to submit details of their 2015 event to be included in the show and sale directory in the first The Scottish Farmer of the new year as well as on the events calendar on the website.

  • Langholm Show is known for its impressive sheep section and this year was no exception, with Innes Graham's North Country Cheviot gimmer from Carruthers, Waterbeck, taking the inter-breed sheep title.

  • Tarbolton show, which was held at the Burns Trout Fishery on the outskirts of Tarbolton, hosted a large number of dairy entries as well as some beef cattle.

  • A good show of Ayrshire calves forward for the Ayr County Ayrshire Cattle Club's annual calf show, saw two of the top four awards go to Andrew Struthers, of Boylston.

Farmer Right-hand Column