DEVELOPMENT of the UK's new Seed Potato Organisation is 'quietly making progress' and it will be launching in the next few months. Following a packed-out session at the Potatoes in Practice event, ...
On Tuesday, Lawrie and Symington, sold more than 2000 breeding sheep and store lambs at Forfar, to a top of £370 for a Texel gimmer from Hill of Errol. The firm of J and J Fotheringham, Whitehills, ...
VISITING Tanzania in Africa, TSF reader Daragh Quinn rounded a corner on a dirt track and almost crashed when faced with an enormous Baobab tree with a Robert Wiseman Dairies refrigerator in its ...
Recent rainfall might have allayed fears of the drought effect, but skyrocketing costs, particularly fertiliser, mean it’s set to be a challenging autumn for wheat and barley establishment. Balancing ...
Mull abattoir is willing to pay up to £38,000 for the right trained butcher and slaughterman who can keep the facility going. The abattoir faces closure if new staff are not found after the two ...
Turning out quality steers and heifers from a Bluegrass cattle system based on Highland cattle and British Blues is the name of the came for the team at Coul Estate, Newtonmore. Estate manager Allan ...
A North East mining company is searching for cobalt, nickel and copper under Aberdeenshire farmland. Starting this weekend, Aberdeen Minerals will be flying a helicopter in the area between Maud in ...
Between October 2020 to the end of June 2022, the GB pig sector lost £600m due to escalating costs of production, according to AHDB. The sector has continued in a loss-making situation for 22 months ...
A pen of ewe lambs from Richard Hutchinson, Kirkby Redgate, secured the championship and sold for the price of £700 at Bentham Auction Mart's ...
On Tuesday, United Auctions sold 4206 ewes and lambs at Oban, to a top of £98 for Texel lambs from Glenstrae Farmers, Glenstrae. At the show and sale of Blackface lambs, judge George Reid, South Park, ...
Texel gimmers from Carolyn Hastings, Kopje, secured the lead price of £230 at C and D Auction Marts’ lowland sale of ewes and gimmers. Ewes – Tex – £195 Glenzier; £170, £165 Gallowberry; £165, £162 ...
It has never been so important, since our forebears were told to dig for Britain, for every acre of these islands to produce food. Our new Prime Minister needs to unlock our agricultural potential to ...