On his way home from New Zealand, Gordon Rennie visited Australian Nuffield Scholar Tony Lehmann on his 4,000-acre cropping farm 20 miles west of Wagga Wagga in New South Wales.
Two weeks ago a fellow professional contributor to this column wrote about the Chancellor’s intention to crack down on tax avoidance.
The sixth revived Highlands of Fife ploughing match was the best ever attended, with 83 entries for the competition, held at Bannafield Farm,St Andrews, by permission of Mr G Sprott.
Looking at the implications of CAP reform, Richard King said that the although the new Basic Payment Scheme was much more complex than the current Single Farm Payment Scheme, farmers would learn to cope with it.
A leading agricultural business analyst has voiced a “big concern” about the pace of CAP reform implementation in Scotland.
Cattle farmers are being encouraged to take time now to think through the steps they can take to reduce the risk associated with working with calving cows and young calves.
Anaerobic digestion’s potential as a renewable energy option for Scottish farm businesses is believed to be in jeopardy unless Westminster reinstates the feed in tariff (FiT) rates available for those considering installation.
The bacterial disease blackleg is a perennial problem for potato growers.
With seed time just around the corner, most farms will hopefully have all their seeding and cultivation tackle at the ready for the spring offensive
A WEEK after accepting there was no immediate prospect of joining with AgriScot in a combined event, the Scottish National Fat Stock Club has announced it is to run a new winter event at Lawrie & Symington’s Lanark Market.