Up to 250 new jobs are to be created at a major Perthshire chicken processing plant under restructuring plans that will see another Scottish facility closed.
Lost voices of a bygone era have been unearthed as part of a local history project exploring rural Perthshire's rich past.
Farmers across Tayside have begun the task of assessing and repairing damage to their flood-hit homes.
The James Hutton Institute (JHI) joined farms in Courier Country for a national open day.
Think of huge areas of land under water and most minds will turn to the Somerset Levels or the Thames Valley, but there are cases of serious flooding nearer to home.
Well-known Strathmore farmer and sports enthusiast Alastair Lyburn, pictured, has died at the age of 83.