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Go-ahead for new £5m Highland Show pavilion

December 7, 2018

The go-ahead has been given for the development of a new £5 million conference and meetings structure at the Royal Highland Showground, replacing the existing MacRobert Pavilion in time for the 2020 show.

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Pork production costs on the up

December 5, 2018

The cost of pig meat production in Great Britain increased by 8% in 2017, rising to £1.37 per kg, according to a new report from AHDB Pork.

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Prizes evenly spread at ‘best Bonanza yet’

December 1, 2018

Honours were evenly spread out at the 20th Black Beauty Bonanza which attracted an outstanding entry of more than 100 Aberdeen-Angus calves and yearlings from 30 herds from Clackmannan to Ross-shire.

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‘Huge’ concern over RHASS

December 1, 2018

A letter expressing “very grave concern” about the state of the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS), signed by 120 Royal Highland Show (RHS) “members, exhibitors and stewards” has been sent to RHS directors calling on them to take action.

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Thainstone glory as heifer tops price of £4,600

November 28, 2018

Fresh from his win at Livescot on Saturday, Wilson Peters made the long journey from Crieff to Thainstone worthwhile by winning the overall champion at yesterday’s Christmas Classic with a home-bred heifer.

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Plenty of options on the feeder market

November 24, 2018

Dairy and beef producers looking to replace a tired diet feeder this winter have a “no frills” option in the new Strautmann Verti-Mix 1201 launched by Opico at AgriScot.

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