20 Search results for ‘hamish polar bear’


Trials show laser beams divert birds from crops

March 20, 2019

Trials involving the use of laser beams to keep birds away from crops have shown ‘great results’ according to a European research consortium which is now planning to test the same approach to keep deer, rabbits and rodents from also causing damage.


Farming life a labour of love

April 6, 2019

Each month we ask a young farmer for their views on farming and rural youth. This month we caught up with Stuart Coxon, 21, of Garioch Young Farmers


Call for major inquiry into land tenure system

March 15, 2019

A call has been issued for a major inquiry to be conducted into Scotland’s land tenure system to address the shortcomings of the agricultural holdings legislation included in the country’s 2016 Land Reform Act.


Plea for rethink on organic approach

July 5, 2018

Organic farmers in Scotland must change how they engage with people about the way they produce food if other farmers, consumers and policy makers are to take the sector more seriously, it has been claimed.


When the guns fell silent

November 17, 2018

We all know of the carnage in the trenches of the First World War, but civilian life had been disrupted too, with many working long hours in dirty conditions or in dangerous munitions factories.