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New legislation will protect livestock from dog attacks

New legislation will protect livestock from dog attacks

New legislation will protect livestock from dog attacks

A campaign to protect Scotland’s livestock has been launched following new legislation which protects animals from dog attacks.


Smallburn Farms success at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic

Smallburn Farms success at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic

Smallburn Farms success at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic

Leading the way in both the show and sale rings was a Limousin cross heifer from Andrew Anderson, Smallburn Farms, Plewlands, Duffus, Elgin.


New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

New appointments to the board of Quality Meat Scotland

Ian Bentley, Peter Brown, Adrian Ivory, Scott Jarron and Niall Jeffrey will take up new roles.


Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Controlled burning is ‘shielding’ moorland from rising temperatures

Concerns over changes to legislation raised by the BASC.


Chance to hear from Tomintoul farmers who have branched out

Chance to hear from Tomintoul farmers who have branched out

Chance to hear from Tomintoul farmers who have branched out

Couple sharing their experiences on tree planting and how it has strengthened their business


Farmers’ in the Highlands wanted to take part in wide–reaching mental health study

Farmers’ in the Highlands wanted to take part in wide–reaching mental health study

Farmers’ in the Highlands wanted to take part in wide–reaching mental health study

The study hopes to find accessible and acceptable ways to support people when they are feeling the weight of farming and crofting life.


Farming union welcomes new Rural Affairs Cabinet Secretary

Farming union welcomes new Rural Affairs Cabinet Secretary

Farming union welcomes new Rural Affairs Cabinet Secretary

Fergus Ewing thanked for service to Scottish food and farming


Agricultural charity launches Trainee Trustee programme

Agricultural charity launches Trainee Trustee programme

Agricultural charity launches Trainee Trustee programme

The RSABI has launched a new programme to encourage young people to get involved with the organisation’s board.


Signs urge caution from dog owners

Signs urge caution from dog owners

Signs urge caution from dog owners

Farmers fear dog attacks on sheep this Easter at a critical time as peak lambing period is underway with ewes and lambs often grazing near footpaths.


Leads on please! Plea for responsible dog walking during lambing in the Cairngorms National Park

Leads on please! Plea for responsible dog walking during lambing in the Cairngorms National Park

Leads on please! Plea for responsible dog walking during lambing in the Cairngorms National Park

Spring time is of course an important times of the year for sheep farmers, spending long hours tending pregnant ewes and vulnerable new lambs.


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