Farming

  • 30 September 2014

    MESSRS Craig Wilson Ltd sold 339 store heifers in Newton Stewart on Friday to a top of 261.5p per kg and an average of 206p (-3.2p on the year), while 536 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at 245.6p and levelled at 216.5p (-10.8p).

  • 29 September 2014

    THIS year's main-crop potato harvest is getting under way, and across Europe yields look good, with a bumper harvest expected, up 7 per cent on last year.

  • 27 September 2014

    CRAIG Wilson Ltd sold 105 store heifers at Ayr on Thursday to a top of £1,230 per head and 243.8p per kg to average £888.43 and 207.8p, while 257 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at £1,360 and 248.3p to level at £1,019.38 and 220.8p.

  • 25 September 2014

    More details have been announced about how the new greening element of the Common Agricultural policy (CAP) will be implemented in Scotland.

  • 25 September 2014

    Lawrie & Symington sold 125 store heifers in Lanark on Tuesday to a top of 228p per kg and an average of 200p, while 231 store, beef-bred bullocks peaked at 230.6p and levelled at 212.2p.

  • 24 September 2014

    WITH the independence question resolved - for now at least - representatives of the UK's four main farming unions gathered in Brussels this week to put their collective shoulders to the sluggish implementation of the reformed Common Agricultural Policy.