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Aberdeenshire farmers seek ways to step away from ‘plasticulture’

Aberdeenshire farmers seek ways to step away from ‘plasticulture’

Aberdeenshire farmers seek ways to step away from ‘plasticulture’

The Thainstone Silage Wrap and Plastics’ Group also included investigating non plastic alternatives for products like bale wrap.


Three charged after Pitmedden hare coursing incidents

Three charged after Pitmedden hare coursing incidents

Three charged after Pitmedden hare coursing incidents

The public have been thanked for reporting potential wildlife crimes in the area.


Thainstone sees throughput value increase for cattle and sheep auctions

Thainstone sees throughput value increase for cattle and sheep auctions

Thainstone sees throughput value increase for cattle and sheep auctions

ANM Group has confirmed that its auction rings have seen significant increases in trade during 2020.


Family firm growing in lockdown

Family firm growing in lockdown

Family firm growing in lockdown

BUSINESS established just before lockdown is doing well.


Virtual events will showcase rural college's courses

Virtual events will showcase rural college's courses

Virtual events will showcase rural college's courses

Students can learn more about courses on offer at Scotland’s Rural College during a series of virtual events next week.


Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

Winter weather is making jobs on the croft take that little bit longer

View from the croft by Marianne Ross, who runs a croft at Migdale, Sutherland, with her husband Gavin


Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

Taking stock after a year of change for crofters

View from the Commission by Bill Barron, CEO, Crofting Commission


Rural Economy Secretary sets the direction and shape for agricultural support

Rural Economy Secretary sets the direction and shape for agricultural support

Rural Economy Secretary sets the direction and shape for agricultural support

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has set out proposals for legislation on the protection of livestock and proposals for a green recovery.


Vice-presidential role for Ellon farmer as NFU Scotland elects its new president

Vice-presidential role for Ellon farmer as NFU Scotland elects its new president

Vice-presidential role for Ellon farmer as NFU Scotland elects its new president

Martin Kennedy will be the 63rd president of NFU Scotland with Ellon's Andrew Connon and Robin Traquair from Aberfeldy elected vice-presidents.


Avian Influenza case detected in gamebirds

Avian Influenza case detected in gamebirds

Avian Influenza case detected in gamebirds

A second case of disease was confirmed in flock of kept birds in Fife.


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