Farming

  • 20 October 2014

    I interviewed a farmer recently who owns woodlands that I have always enjoyed in the spring because they are carpeted with snowdrops.

  • 18 October 2014

    Messrs Craig Wilson Ltd sold 336 store heifers at Ayr on Thursday to a top of £1300 per head and 251.9p per kg to average £888.82 and 210.1p, while 382 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at £1370 and 250.5p to level at £966.35 and 218.3p.

  • 17 October 2014

    SCOTLAND'S "head in the sand" approach to succession planning is stifling agri-businesses.

  • 16 October 2014

    COPA-COGECA, the umbrella organisation representing EU farm unions and cooperatives, has welcomed the outcome of a new report by the Stoiber Group on cutting red tape in Europe, stressing that the next phase must be to simplify and cut excessive administration under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP).