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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.

Farming

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.

Farming

Muran Erchie the toast of Highland cattle sale

February 13, 2019

A top price of 11,000gn was paid at the Highland Cattle Society’s annual spring show and sale in Oban yesterday, where buyers were selective in their bidding and only prepared to fork out the cash for animals oozing quality.

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Barbara’s growth spurt as pumpkins farmer

March 16, 2019

A farmer’s wife and mum-of-three from Glenurquhart, near Inverness, is gearing up for her second season of growing pumpkins after being the first to establish a pick-your-own pumpkin patch in the Highlands.

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EU cash could shape future

November 23, 2019

A leading Perthshire producer has called on fellow farmers to forego their individual shares of next year’s allocation of EU convergence funds and agree to the money being invested in innovation, research and new technologies that will deliver long-term benefits.

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Registration ‘mix-up’ leads to Limousin identity crisis

May 10, 2019

The true identity of hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of Limousin bulls is in doubt this week following the withdrawal of passports from dozens of animals that can be traced back to Dunkeld pedigree cattle breeder, Stuart Fotheringham’s Ballinloan herd.

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Brian Pack’s legacy will live on

January 25, 2020

The former chief executive of ANM Group, Brian Pack, who died earlier this week, was a hugely inspirational figure in Scottish agriculture whose influence percolated right through the farming industry.

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