“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.
Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM) has announced a transformational change to livestock commission rates bringing significant reductions for customers who are shareholders in its co-operative business.
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.
Rain could return to Tayside and Fife this week following a heatwave which brought highs of more than 30C to the local area.
Scotland’s farmers, growers and crofters play a significant role in the landscape of the country today.
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.
Sitting down to write this piece, I am faced with the fact that there is no escape from Brexit.
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.