It’s not every farmer who would welcome 400 members of the public onto their land in the midst of the hectic fruit harvest, but Meigle growers George and Douglas McLaren will spend most of next Saturday taking tractor-trailer loads of visitors on tours of their blackcurrant fields – and then invite them to pick-your-own (PYO).
Madam, – Unionist letter writers will take any opportunity to attack the SNP or the Scottish Government.
Farming leaders have called on all sectors of the beef industry to attend crisis talks on Monday.
A robotic, chemical-free solution to controlling powdery mildew, one of the most common diseases in strawberry cultivation, could be commercially available to growers in under a year.
Madam, – Nicola Sturgeon goes on about Westminster not giving Scottish people what they voted for by imposing Brexit on Scotland and is adamant she wants a second referendum to determine whether or not Scotland should split from the UK.
A Rattray woman was fined £200 for buying alcohol for a 14-year-old in Dundee.
Madam, – The coronation of Boris Johnson as Tory leader is an ignominious event (It’s Prime Minister Boris, Courier, July 24).
The Scottish red meat industry’s new offensive against negativity and misinformation launches next week with a social media campaign promoting quality-assured animal welfare and sustainability credentials.
Madam, – Two days and two newly elected “Tory” Party leaders are elected.
Dubbed the Godmother of Scottish comedy and called ‘a f**king great comedian’ by none other than Billy Connolly, Janey Godley has never lacked plaudits from critics, audiences and fellow stand-ups.