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New app helps farmers work smarter

November 16, 2019

An app designed to enable farmers to log machinery defects and all necessary actions and repairs without getting bogged down in paperwork has been built over the last 18 months by north-east farm manager Marc Skivington.

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Bid to secure up to £2m meat promotion funds

October 24, 2019

An interim measure which would secure as much as £2 million of Scottish meat promotion funding has been proposed by the Scottish Government after the failure of Westminster’s Agriculture Bill to complete its passage through Parliament.

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£1m appeal for final touches to Highland Show pavilion

November 15, 2019

An appeal for funding to meet the final cost of the new £5 million members’ pavilion to be opened at this year’s Royal Highland Show will be launched by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) next month.

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Users make tracks to tyre alternatives for tractor drivers

December 14, 2019

Despite considerable improvements in tractor tyre design, resulting in further advances in traction, flotation and load carrying capacity, there is still a school of thought that “tracks are best” when it comes to converting copious quantities of power and torque into useful work.

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Write-off risk over UK crop still in ground

November 20, 2019

The Scottish potato harvest is complete “as near as makes no difference” but there’s now a real risk that the 11% of the UK crop which is still in the ground will need to be written off.

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Campbells’ success down to teamwork

September 7, 2019

The Campbell family’s Kirkton of Kinellar Farm is one of two farms in the running for this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) good farming practice award.

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Highlander flock giving enterprise good returns

December 16, 2017

Genetics, health and nutrition combined with the Robertson family’s enthusiasm and attention to detail led to Titaboutie Farm, near Aboyne, being named as a runner-up in this year’s Agriscot Scottish Sheep Farm of the Year Award.

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Five to pioneer organic feed source

May 4, 2019

Five north-east farmers are to grow organic oilseed rape as part of a pilot project to produce locally-sourced organic animal feed with the aim of replacing imported materials.

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