Gemma Mackenzie

Farming Editor at the Press and Journal.

Shearling ram Dark Dawn tops the sale at 30,000gn

August 19, 2019

Breeders from south of the border led the trade at the Beltex Sheep Society’s Premier Show and Sale at Harrison and Hetherington’s Borderway Mart last week, but Scottish breeders made their presence felt in buying several top-priced lots.


Impressive young bull lifts the Grantown crown

August 9, 2019

Despite some horrendous wet weather on the lead up to the event, exhibitors and spectators enjoyed a good dry day at Grantown Show yesterday, where a young Aberdeen-Angus bull from Neil and Mark Wattie, was presented the overall show champion of champions award.


Scottish Government to host beef summit

August 3, 2019

A Scottish Government beef summit is to be chaired by Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing in the next few weeks, hard on the heels of this week’s NFU Scotland (NFUS) industry meeting in Inverurie.