Farming

  • 28 January 2015

    Lawrie & Symington Ltd sold 2061 prime hoggs in Lanark on Monday to a top of £98.50 per head and 214.7p per kg to average 187.3p (-3.9p on the week).

  • 28 January 2015

    SCOTLAND'S farmers will not be surprised to learn that their income is on the wane.

  • 27 January 2015

    The Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart sold 63 store heifers in Dumfries yesterday to a top of 280p per kg and an average of 215.8p (+7.8p on the previous sale), while 120 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at 284.7p and levelled at 232.3p (+5.5p).

  • 26 January 2015

    The Cabinet Secretary Richard Lochhead announced last week that a formal review of the legislation and guidance in relation to sewage sludge use on land has been commissioned following a number of public complaints last year.