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Farming

Lawrie & Symington marks 150 years in business

June 26 2017

Auctioneering firm Lawrie & Symington celebrated 150 years in business at the Royal Highland Show. The company, which sells around 20,000 cattle and 200,000 sheep at Lanark and a further 7,000 cattle and 55,000 sheep in Forfar, welcomed Rural Secretary Fergus Ewing to their stand.

Farming

Asparagus – the king of vegetables

May 27 2017

Back in the 1980s, when Sandy Pattullo was at college, asparagus wasn’t seen as a viable crop in Scotland. Nothing daunted, he and wife Heather enjoyed growing asparagus in the garden and when farming friends from New Zealand visited and told them it was the easiest crop on the farm, it ignited an interest in the Pattullos to grow it commercially.

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