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Parliamentary recognition for Mart’s 150th anniversary

Parliamentary recognition for Mart’s 150th anniversary

Parliamentary recognition for Mart’s 150th anniversary

Gordon MP Richard Thomson tabled the Motion to mark the milestone anniversary.


ANM launches 150th year celebrations with anniversary show and sale

ANM launches 150th year celebrations with anniversary show and sale

ANM launches 150th year celebrations with anniversary show and sale

Top honours went to a Limousin cross heifer from Andrew Anderson, Smallburn Farms, Elgin.


New emphasis on farm safety for youngsters

New emphasis on farm safety for youngsters

New emphasis on farm safety for youngsters

SAC Consulting has created health and safety information to make parents and children aware of the dangers on farms.


Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Huntly firm awarded funding to tackle climate change

Carbon Trotterprints which is facilitated by Wholesome Pigs (Scotland) aims to deliver tools to improve carbon audits in the pig sector.


Livestock worrying is "heartbreaking"

Livestock worrying is "heartbreaking"

Livestock worrying is "heartbreaking"

North and North East police were called out to more than 220 incidents of dogs worrying livestock since 2016, according to new figures.


More opportunities for women in agriculture as Practical Training Fund is extended

More opportunities for women in agriculture as Practical Training Fund is extended

More opportunities for women in agriculture as Practical Training Fund is extended

Women and girls over the age of 13 can apply for up to £500 for the cost of a practical or technical training course.


North-east MP presses Defra minister on seed potato exports

North-east MP presses Defra minister on seed potato exports

North-east MP presses Defra minister on seed potato exports

MP Richard Thomson said the issue represented yet another failure by the UK Government to protect an industry before the effects of Brexit kicked-in.


New events announced for Scotland's Climate Festival

New events announced for Scotland's Climate Festival

New events announced for Scotland's Climate Festival

Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced two new events for January as part of Scotland’s Climate Festival.


North-east farmers and crofters reminded of December deadlines looming

North-east farmers and crofters reminded of December deadlines looming

North-east farmers and crofters reminded of December deadlines looming

Beef calf scheme, Sustainable Agricultural Capital Grants Scheme and Scrapie Monitoring Scheme applications all due on December 31.


Changes to trailer licensing announced after previous delay

Changes to trailer licensing announced after previous delay

Changes to trailer licensing announced after previous delay

Drivers that passed their car driving test from January 1 1997 are now allowed to tow trailers up to 3500kg MAM.


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