“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This regularly quoted line from Benjamin Franklin continues to be as true today as it was in 1789 when he wrote it.
In the first of a two-part series, Michael Alexander speaks to Police Scotland and a Kinross-shire farmer about the costly impact of rural crime and hears about the action being taken to fight back against the brazen work of serious organised crime gangs.
Crieff tractor man Jimmy Hutchison was only five-years-old when he tagged along with his big sister to work at the potato picking on a local farm. He hasn't missed a single tattle harvest since.
Parkside Veterinary Group is a dedicated team of large animal veterinary surgeons with more than 65 years of combined experience.
Rain could return to Tayside and Fife this week following a heatwave which brought highs of more than 30C to the local area.
Rural crime: Stolen tractors from Courier country farms being used as ‘international currency’ by brazen gangs
In the second part of our spotlight on rural crime in Tayside and Fife, Michael Alexander hears why there’s no room for complacency in the battle against equipment theft and livestock worrying.
For a business, fuel is vital to keep things moving. And for one north-east company, their job is to ensure that bugs don’t bite into a company’s profits.
Farming and agriculture makes up a large part of the Courier Country economy and with the great businesses in the area, it’s easy to see why.
Farming and meat trade leaders have united in condemning a hugely damaging U-turn by the UK Government concerning a previously agreed improvement to sheep ageing rules as they apply to TSE regulations.
Sponsored: Parkside Veterinary Group Ltd announce agreement to provide services to all Provost Farm and Equine customers
Parkside Veterinary Group Ltd is pleased to announce that an agreement has been made with Provost Veterinary Group to provide veterinary services to all the Provost farm and equine customers when Simon Hiles retires at the end of May. This will extend the area they cover to include the whole of Fife.